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Disrupt Yourself Podcast

By Whitney Johnson

Recognized as one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world, Whitney Johnson is an expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption; specifically, a framework she codifies in her critically acclaimed books and applies using proprietary diagnostics as a speaker and executive coach. Hear from thought leaders like Tom Peters, Dan Pink, Eric Ries, Patty McCord and more.

  1. 1.
    #186: Kara Goldin – Undaunted10/20/2020
    39:30
  2. 2.
    #185: Ben Shewry – Feeding Disruption10/13/2020
    56:55
  3. 3.
    #184: Shellye Archambeau – Unapologetically Ambitious10/06/2020
    47:39
  4. 4.
    #183: Zaza Pachulia – The Game of Disruption09/29/2020
    41:28
  5. 5.
    #182: Mikaila Ulmer – Bee Fearless09/22/2020
    37:21
  6. 6.
    #181: Pim de Morree – Corporate Rebels09/15/2020
    38:34
  7. 7.
    #180: Step Back to Grow09/08/2020
    41:19
  8. 8.
    #179: Robert Glazer – Friday Forward09/01/2020
    45:50
  1. 9.
    #178: Mark Metry – Screw Being Shy08/25/2020
    44:51
  2. 10.
    #177: Livingston Taylor - Stories from the Stage08/18/2020
    51:24
  3. 11.
    #176: Darrell Rigby – The Agile Life08/11/2020
    51:26
  4. 12.
    #175: Mary L. Gray - Ghost Work08/04/2020
    35:13
  5. 13.
    #174: Buster Benson – Why Are We Yelling07/28/2020
    41:30
  6. 14.
    #173: Ozan Varol - Think Like a Rocket Scientist07/21/2020
    45:45
  7. 15.
    #172: Michelle McKenna - Change Agents07/14/2020
    52:20
  8. 16.
    #171: Ryan Gottfredson - Unlocking Success Mindsets07/07/2020
    46:36
  9. 17.
    #170: Molly Beck – Creating in Spite of Constraints06/30/2020
    46:14
  10. 18.
    #169: Dr. Benjamin Hardy - Personality Isn't Permanent06/23/2020
    49:22
  11. 19.
    #168: Liz O’Donnell - Stepping Back and Showing Up06/16/2020
    34:20
  12. 20.
    #167: Gregory Haile - Closing the Education Gap06/09/2020
    43:44
  13. 21.
    #166: Luvvie Ajayi Jones - Privilege Means You Have a Start06/02/2020
    28:51
  14. 22.
    #165: Hubert Joly - Focus on Purpose05/26/2020
    50:20
  15. 23.
    #164: David Peterson - Reflect and Learn05/19/2020
    42:07
  16. 24.
    #163: Jennifer Petriglieri - Thriving in Relationships and Career05/12/2020
    41:47
  17. 25.
    #162: Kelly Goldsmith - The Paradox of Uncertainty05/05/2020
    39:47
  18. 26.
    #161: Alex Osterwalder - The Invincible Company04/28/2020
    51:03
  19. 27.
    #160: Battle Entitlement04/21/2020
    42:49
  20. 28.
    #159: Mark W. Johnson - Lead From the Future04/14/2020
    36:21
  21. 29.
    #158: Jen Goldman-Wetzler - Optimal Outcomes04/07/2020
    42:26
  22. 30.
    #157: Susan David - Emotional Agility03/31/2020
    50:48
  23. 31.
    #156: Dr. Tara Swart - Unlock Your Mind & Reach Your Potential03/27/2020
    49:23
  24. 32.
    #155: Cali Yost - Reimagining Where and How We Work03/24/2020
    36:56
  25. 33.
    #154: Scott Miller - Becoming the Leader People Want to Follow03/19/2020
    38:46
  26. 34.
    #153: Calm in Times of Chaos - Keep Planting Cherry Trees03/17/2020
    44:15
  27. 35.
    #152: Stew Friedman - Parents Who Lead at Work and Home03/10/2020
    45:55
  28. 36.
    #151: Michael Bungay Stanier - Taming the Advice Monster03/03/2020
    59:18
  29. 37.
    #150: Marco Trecroce - Take Time to Plan02/25/2020
    36:07
  30. 38.
    #149: Gabrielle Blair - Driven by Discovery and Design02/18/2020
    51:35
  31. 39.
    #148: Jeremy Andrus - Building Something of Value02/11/2020
    57:30
  32. 40.
    #147: Tom Rath - Discover Your Contribution02/04/2020
    33:57
  33. 41.
    #146: Angela Blanchard - The Measure of a Great City01/28/2020
    47:42
  34. 42.
    #145: BJ Fogg - Creating Tiny Habits01/21/2020
    37:28
  35. 43.
    #144: Claire Diaz-Ortiz - Finding Social Media Success01/14/2020
    48:32
  36. 44.
    #143: Simon Sinek - There is No Finish Line01/07/2020
    32:57
  37. 45.
    #142: A Look Back at 201912/31/2019
    40:24
  38. 46.
    #141: Jim Ferrell - Leadership and Self-Deception12/17/2019
    1:05:16
  39. 47.
    #140: Embrace Constraints12/10/2019
    43:50
  40. 48.
    #139: Heather Hawkins - Radical Authenticity12/03/2019
    50:07
  41. 49.
    #138: Dave Ulrich - Reinventing the Organization11/26/2019
    55:29
  42. 50.
    #137: Allison Holzer - The Spark of Inspiration11/19/2019
    34:43
  43. 51.
    #136: Disrupt Yourself: Master Relentless Change and Speed Up Your Learning Curve11/12/2019
    44:26
  44. 52.
    #135: Eric Schurenberg - Be Discovery Driven11/05/2019
    48:45
  45. 53.
    #134: Kaihan Krippendorff - Give Failure Its Due10/29/2019
    43:23
  46. 54.
    #133: Tiffany Shlain - Step Back to Grow10/22/2019
    34:59
  47. 55.
    #132: Buster Scher - Battle Entitlement10/15/2019
    34:15
  48. 56.
    #131: Jonathan Mendonsa - Embrace Constraints10/08/2019
    42:33
  49. 57.
    #130: CV Harquail - Play to Your Distinctive Strengths10/01/2019
    1:11:27
  50. 58.
    #129: Adela Mizrachi - Take the Right Kinds of Risks09/24/2019
    33:50
  51. 59.
    #128: Nancy Duarte - Inspire Through Data and Story09/17/2019
    39:55
  52. 60.
    #127 - Dr. David Bray: Ushering in the Future09/10/2019
    42:17
  53. 61.
    #126: Rita McGrath - Inflection Points09/03/2019
    50:46
  54. 62.
    #125: Ali Brown - Good at Something08/27/2019
    39:58
  55. 63.
    #124: Hal Gregersen - Choose Your Questions Well08/20/2019
    56:36
  56. 64.
    #123: Karen Beattie - Comfortable With Change08/13/2019
    28:03
  57. 65.
    #122: Stephen Nelson - The Art of Collaboration08/06/2019
    45:49
  58. 66.
    #121: Julie Berry - What You’re Meant to Do07/30/2019
    29:52
  59. 67.
    #120: Play to Your Distinctive Strengths07/23/2019
    39:02
  60. 68.
    #119: Adam Grant - Give and Take07/16/2019
    35:13
  61. 69.
    #118: Carol Kauffman - Don't Hold Back07/09/2019
    34:53
  62. 70.
    #117: Sarah Green Carmichael - Taking the Risk07/02/2019
    50:40
  63. 71.
    #116: Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez - The Project Revolution06/25/2019
    38:40
  64. 72.
    #115: Amy Edmondson - Psychological Safety06/18/2019
    39:39
  65. 73.
    #114: Martin & Kym Frey - Life is a Daring Adventure06/11/2019
    34:52
  66. 74.
    #113: Priya Parker - Purpose is Your Bouncer06/04/2019
    46:01
  67. 75.
    #112: Marcus Buckingham - Work Happens Through Teams05/28/2019
    48:26
  68. 76.
    #111: Brené Brown - Called to Courage05/21/2019
    43:19
  69. 77.
    #110: Safi Bahcall - Nurturing Crazy Ideas05/14/2019
    49:48
  70. 78.
    #109: Tamika Catchings - Path For Success05/07/2019
    36:52
  71. 79.
    #108: Jason Jedlinski - Setting Up Others for Success04/30/2019
    1:00:13
  72. 80.
    #107: Ty Shay - Make Yourself Obsolete04/23/2019
    45:40
  73. 81.
    #106: Maren Kate Donovan - Embracing Failure04/16/2019
    39:27
  74. 82.
    #105: Paul Hill - Mission Control Management04/09/2019
    51:02
  75. 83.
    #104: Gina Bianchini - A Part of Something Bigger04/02/2019
    41:54
  76. 84.
    #103: Tasha Eurich - The Transition from “Why” to “What”03/26/2019
    38:47
  77. 85.
    #102: Liz Wiseman - Accidental Diminishers - When the Good Guys are the Bad Guys03/19/2019
    42:01
  78. 86.
    #101: Erik & Emily Orton - Failing Forward, Failing Better03/12/2019
    1:04:00
  79. 87.
    #100: Take the Right Kinds of Risks03/05/2019
    21:52
  80. 88.
    #99: Ilana Golan - Leveling the Playing Field02/26/2019
    43:38
  81. 89.
    #98: Melissa Smith - Modeling What Matters02/19/2019
    39:53
  82. 90.
    #97: Dan Shapero - Stepping Back to Grow02/12/2019
    42:52
  83. 91.
    #96: Live Coaching Episode - Ryan Gottfredson02/05/2019
    1:13:31
  84. 92.
    #95: Encore - Donald Miller: The Importance of Creating Clarity01/29/2019
    32:49
  85. 93.
    #94: Bethany Quam - Staying in Growth01/22/2019
    47:07
  86. 94.
    #93: James Clear - Just One Percent Better01/15/2019
    46:15
  87. 95.
    #92: Donna Hicks - Guardians of Dignity01/08/2019
    43:10
  88. 96.
    Asheesh Advani: Removing Obstacles01/01/2019
    41:55
  89. 97.
    2018 in Review: Reveling in the Sweet Spot12/18/2018
    57:32
  90. 98.
    Keith Krach: Transformational Leadership12/11/2018
    40:27
  91. 99.
    Mike McDerment: Be Your Best Competitor12/04/2018
    34:28
  92. 100.
    Talia Milgrom-Elcott: Stepping Up11/27/2018
    51:24
  93. 101.
    Dave Hollis: Abandoning Certainty11/20/2018
    50:04
  94. 102.
    Q&A Episode: My Learning Curve11/13/2018
    38:46
  95. 103.
    Diane Dietz: Making Everyone Better11/06/2018
    42:45
  96. 104.
    Saul Kaplan: Innovation Junkie10/30/2018
    41:22
  97. 105.
    Lisa Kay Solomon: Designing Conversation10/23/2018
    47:45
  98. 106.
    Dr. Bob Nelson: Sincere, Specific Praise10/16/2018
    37:07
  99. 107.
    Solo Episode: Disrupt Your Self Today10/09/2018
    22:56
  100. 108.
    Shawn Askinosie: It's Not About the Chocolate10/02/2018
    52:25
  101. 109.
    Margaret Busse: Step Up and Do Something09/25/2018
    31:01
  102. 110.
    Beth Comstock: The Call of the Unknown09/18/2018
    47:32
  103. 111.
    David Blake: Championing Lifelong Learning09/11/2018
    48:34
  104. 112.
    Karla Ballard: It's What We Do That Matters09/04/2018
    34:35
  105. 113.
    Shachar Orren: Leaping at a Chance08/28/2018
    36:01
  106. 114.
    Harold O'Neal: Music as a Mirror08/21/2018
    43:58
  107. 115.
    Tiffani Bova: Experience is the Product08/14/2018
    40:04
  108. 116.
    Orson Scott Card: Embracing Constraints08/07/2018
    48:09
  109. 117.
    Benjamin Spall: The Power of Routine07/31/2018
    32:43
  110. 118.
    Peter Bregman: Willing to Feel Everything07/26/2018
    38:07
  111. 119.
    Caroline Webb: Creating Opportunity07/24/2018
    42:51
  112. 120.
    Carine Clark: Tougher Than We Know07/19/2018
    32:00
  113. 121.
    Philip Sheppard: The Pressure of Glorious Failure07/17/2018
    58:00
  114. 122.
    Live Coaching Episode: Michelle Seymour Smith07/12/2018
    1:04:07
  115. 123.
    Zach Obront: Solve a Problem07/10/2018
    42:28
  116. 124.
    Nate & Vanessa Quigley: Something to Hold Onto07/03/2018
    48:08
  117. 125.
    Sloane Davidson: Start Small, Start Anywhere06/26/2018
    48:42
  118. 126.
    Chester Elton: Cheering For Others06/19/2018
    38:09
  119. 127.
    Laura Vanderkam: Time is Elastic06/12/2018
    38:42
  120. 128.
    Pat Flynn: Always Serve First06/05/2018
    51:16
  121. 129.
    June Cohen: Decide, Decide, Decide05/29/2018
    59:39
  122. 130.
    Jonathan Bush: The Joy of the Fight05/22/2018
    37:54
  123. 131.
    Becky Douglas: Someone Able To Do Something05/15/2018
    45:53
  124. 132.
    Carter Cast: The Five Archetypes of Derailment05/08/2018
    52:16
  125. 133.
    Build an A-Team05/01/2018
    49:36
  126. 134.
    Tom Peters: Excellence Found04/24/2018
    50:12
  127. 135.
    David Meltzer: Living an Attitude of Gratitude04/17/2018
    52:49
  128. 136.
    Marisa Thalberg: The Power of Connection04/10/2018
    28:02
  129. 137.
    Nick Gray: One Person Can Change Your Life04/03/2018
    34:54
  130. 138.
    Alison Levine: Standing (Or Climbing) Out From The Crowd03/27/2018
    39:14
  131. 139.
    Eric Ries: Transforming Companies Through Continuous Innovation03/20/2018
    48:00
  132. 140.
    Patty McCord: Creating a Powerful Culture03/13/2018
    54:03
  133. 141.
    Benjamin Hardy: Use Your Distinctive Strengths to Grow03/06/2018
    42:54
  134. 142.
    Richie Norton: Using the Power of Stupid to Get Unstuck02/27/2018
    54:02
  135. 143.
    Kare Anderson: The Power of Connection02/20/2018
    39:42
  136. 144.
    Michael Bungay Stanier: Build Stronger Teams Through Coaching02/13/2018
    45:48
  137. 145.
    Karen S. Carter: Disrupting Herself for Over Two Decades in the Same Company02/06/2018
    36:05
  138. 146.
    Vala Afshar: Going from Customer to Evangelist01/30/2018
    35:52
  139. 147.
    Disrupting Myself With an Experiment01/23/2018
    18:06
  140. 148.
    Daniel Pink: Everything is Timing01/16/2018
    39:40
  141. 149.
    Deb Dugan: Stepping Back to Grow01/09/2018
    37:56
  142. 150.
    Peter Sims: The Power of Collaboration01/02/2018
    43:53
  143. 151.
    2017 in Review: Lessons from the Podcast Learning Curve12/28/2017
    34:51
  144. 152.
    Maureen Chiquet: Lessons From a Discovery-Driven Career12/14/2017
    48:00
  145. 153.
    Luvvie Ajayi: Disrupting the World Through Humor11/16/2017
    29:30
  146. 154.
    Scott Pulsipher: Disruptive Leadership in Higher Education11/02/2017
    36:21
  147. 155.
    Claude Silver: Creating a Culture With Heart10/25/2017
    31:25
  148. 156.
    Susan McPherson: Rising Above Disruptive Forces10/19/2017
    26:15
  149. 157.
    Walter O'Brien: Hiring a Genius to Solve Your Problems10/11/2017
    26:35
  150. 158.
    Feyzi Fatehi: Scaling Personal and Professional Summits10/05/2017
    29:20
  151. 159.
    Karen Walrond: Thriving (and Disrupting) Out Loud09/28/2017
    34:10
  152. 160.
    Alden Mills: Going Beyond Personal Limits09/14/2017
    29:11
  153. 161.
    Live Coaching with Stacy Olsen Distefano08/31/2017
    39:14
  154. 162.
    Lee Caraher - Inspiring Loyalty in Millennial Employees08/16/2017
    39:45
  155. 163.
    Lolly Daskal: Leading with Competence and Capability08/02/2017
    27:59
  156. 164.
    Wendy Sachs: Stepping Back to Slingshot Forward07/20/2017
    33:08
  157. 165.
    Patrick McGinnis: How to Be a 10% Entrepreneur07/05/2017
    32:13
  158. 166.
    Kara Goldin: There's a Lot To Be Learned From Unbelievers06/22/2017
    27:32
  159. 167.
    Adda Birnir: The Disruptive Power of Mentorship06/07/2017
    24:52
  160. 168.
    Naveen Rajdev: Bridging Leadership and Management05/17/2017
    29:12
  161. 169.
    Chrysula Winegar: Harnessing the Disruptive Power of Motherhood05/03/2017
    27:22
  162. 170.
    Paula Froelich: Travel Alone and Take a Gap Year04/20/2017
    25:08
  163. 171.
    Asi Burak: Changing the Game for Games04/06/2017
    38:37
  164. 172.
    Susan Cain: Unlocking The Disruptive Power of Introverts03/22/2017
    41:47
  165. 173.
    Garry Ridge: The Boss We All Want to Be (CEO of WD-40)03/06/2017
    30:50
  166. 174.
    Marco Rosamilia: The Flying Trapeze as a Metaphor for Disrupting Yourself02/22/2017
    18:45
  167. 175.
    Meredith Kopit Levien: On the Front Line of Journalism02/09/2017
    46:03
  168. 176.
    Patrick Pichette: How this Former CFO of Google Disrupted Himself01/26/2017
    30:09
  169. 177.
    Stacy London: Getting Fired Was Just What She Needed01/11/2017
    35:40
  170. 178.
    Bernie Swain: Taking a Risk on Yourself12/28/2016
    40:37
  171. 179.
    Sarah Feingold: Disrupt at the Intersection of Your Creative Passion12/15/2016
    34:45
  172. 180.
    James Altucher: Disruption in the Face of Failure12/01/2016
    38:20
  173. 181.
    Coss Marte: From Inmate to Entrepreneur11/16/2016
    34:06
  174. 182.
    Isha Johansen: How a Philanthropic Project Became a Premier Soccer Team11/03/2016
    35:34
  175. 183.
    Brian Moran: The Gift of Learning From Failure10/20/2016
    33:03
  176. 184.
    Raju Narisetti: Becoming the Boss People Want10/06/2016
    23:38
  177. 185.
    Michelle McKenna-Doyle: Disrupting the NFL09/21/2016
    22:02

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