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Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Aug 9, 2022

The outdoor brand Cotopaxi is known for colorful backpacks and athleticwear. But its founder and CEO Davis Smith explains that the origin and mission of the company is about much more.

Davis had a unique childhood and a profound experience in South America that compelled him to start a company with social change...


Aug 2, 2022

Money can be one of the hardest things to talk about with your kids. It's emotional, and often tied to feelings of generational self-worth. But just like the "Birds and the Bees," we also need to be honest about "Dollars and Cents."

That's where financial journalist, author, and podcaster Bobbi Rebell comes in. She has...


Jul 26, 2022

Jonathan Johnson became CEO of Overstock.com in 2019, right before the world was turned upside down by Covid. Like many leaders, he was tasked with difficult choices about how to protect employees and keep the business healthy. But the company was uniquely positioned to re-focus its core business and create a very...


Jul 19, 2022

Comparing ourselves to peers is natural, but when that gap creeps into our self-worth, the damage begins.

When she was a new mom, Brooke Romney fell into this trap. After a lot of reflection and personal growth, she came out the other side as the author of the book “I Like Me Anyway,” which is about knowing...


Jul 12, 2022

Marcus Buckingham is obsessed with challenging common wisdom about human potential. He's a self-described psychometrician, on a quest to find the real data behind how and why we act. He spent so much time studying high-performers at Gallup that he co-created his own Strengths Finder tool, and now coaches executives...