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Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Jul 12, 2024

Ask any comedian what the hardest part of their job is, and they’ll probably tell you it’s being the second act in a show where the person before you just brought the house down. Suddenly you’re backstage, doubting your material, listening to this thunderous applause and wondering if you can even get close...


Jul 5, 2024

Risk is all around us. It’s baked into everything we do, into every day of our lives, a feeling that danger – and loss – lurks around every corner. It’s even baked into our brains, back when we were scanning every branch and every bush for something that wanted to eat us. So now that our world is much more than...


Jun 28, 2024

In just about a month, on the 26th of July, 10 thousand athletes from all over the world will gather in Paris for the opening ceremony of the 2024 Summer Olympics. 

Being an Olympian has a way of consuming a person’s image. Olympians dedicate their body and their mind to the perfect backstroke, or the perfect arrow...


Jun 21, 2024

How many times have you looked back across your whole life, looked at all those S Curves you’ve taken on and thought – wow. “I guess things do come together in the end,” even though, in the moment, those S Curves seemed so treacherous, and we felt so lost and afraid climbing them.

There’s an element of faith...


Jun 14, 2024

Is there a particular conversation you’ve had with someone, that keeps resurfacing as you grow and get older? In difficult moments, you find yourself traveling back to that day at the cafe or whatever it was, sitting down for a conversation you didn’t know would shape you as much as it has.  For me, it’s my talk...