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Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Sep 19, 2023

Who were you ten years ago? How did that person think? How did they see the world?

And what about today? How have those things changed? How would you feel if you passed that person on the street tomorrow? Would you recognize them?

Now instead of who you were, ten years ago, what if it’s who you want to be ten years...

Sep 12, 2023

Isn’t it frustrating when you just can’t say what you want to say? You have all the words ready in your head, you’ve practiced what you’re going to say, but you… just… can’t?

It’s frustrating in part because it seems like we’re failing at the basics. Communication? Saying words out loud? Didn’t we...

Sep 5, 2023

To give to another is to give up something you have. It’s the basis of the world philanthropy, “phila,” meaning love for one another. Two episodes ago we talked with Alan Mulally, about how that kind of love isn’t wired anywhere in our brains. We are not that far from our hunter-gatherer ancestors – why would...

Aug 29, 2023

With ChatGPT now released in a usable format, the world’s been abuzz with the potentials – and pitfalls – of artificial intelligence. 

Our guest today says that the word – artificial intelligence – is misleading. Artificial anything, artificial turf, sweeteners, they all try to get as close to the real thing...

Aug 22, 2023

What does it mean to advocate for something? We all know what it’s like to give a nervous presentation. But to adjust the question a bit – what does it mean to advocate for someONE? Specifically, yourself?

Joining us today is Jayshree Seth, Chief Science Advocate at 3M. Her role today involves clearing away the...