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Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Jun 27, 2023

If this show was about medicine, we do a lot of classroom learning. But today we’re going to hear from the equivalent of a front-line Army medic, hitting the ground to get an idea of how all these theories about leadership actually get used. 

Sudha Ranganathan is the Director of Product Marketing at LinkedIn. In that...

Jun 20, 2023

When sales are down and overhead costs are skyrocketing, what’s the instinct? Cut costs, maybe? Fire some folks? Trim down, get leaner?

Zeynep Ton says that instinct is shortsighted. It’s outdated. More than just old, it’s a deadly cycle, because cutting costs continues to come at the expense of the foundational...

Jun 13, 2023

Representation is the basis of our political system. We can’t get everyone’s vote on every issue – folks are busy, and that would take way too much time. So we pick someone we trust.

Have you ever represented someone else? It's terrifying. You have to make decisions on behalf of all those people, and those...

Jun 6, 2023

What does it mean to be the only one in the room who knows something is wrong? You're the only one in your company who sees the number they missed.

What do you do? Do you speak up? Try this on -- is anything really that bad going to happen if you keep it to yourself?

All those little decisions, to sit on...