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Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Nov 29, 2022

A healthy amount of stress is so important for personal growth, but chronic stress that demands our attention 24/7 can disconnect us from our work, colleagues, and purpose.

This is burnout, and Jennifer Moss observes that we are facing an epidemic. She's an award-winning journalist, columnist, and author of The Burnout...

Nov 22, 2022

Even when our best laid plans are rock-solid, life (and the marketplace) has other ideas. Some surveys suggest that 70% of successful businesses end up doing something they never intended in the beginning. For career and personal growth, being prepared for a big pivot isn't easy.

Steve Arntz learned this all too well....

Nov 15, 2022

Will Ahmed and this podcast have a mission in common: To maximize human potential.

For Will, it’s all about the data of health. He’s the founder and CEO of WHOOP, which makes wearable tech-like fitness bands that track things like heart rate, exercise, sleep, stress levels, and more. It's beloved by pro athletes and...

Nov 8, 2022

What is a board of directors? What is its purpose, and what makes for a good board member? And how can you get value from a board, especially if you're a startup?

This week, we have another tactical learning episode to answer these questions and much more. Brad Feld and Matt Blumberg – together with Mahendra...

Nov 1, 2022

Jesse Iwuji is a first-generation Nigerian-American, U.S. Navy reserve officer, college football star, and if that’s not enough: an accomplished and beloved professional NASCAR driver.

So, how did he become a racing star? He just … wanted it. And one day, he decided to go for it. Along the way, many people told him...