22 03, 2017

Susan Cain: Unlocking The Disruptive Power Of Introverts

2017-08-18T13:19:35+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

How do you sell two million copies of your book? You write a disruptive book, one with a revolutionary thesis that talks about a topic no one else is talking about, a subject that plays to your own distinctive strengths. If you’re Susan Cain, guest for Episode 14 of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast, you write [...]

10 03, 2017

Garry Ridge, CEO of WD-40: The Boss We All Want to Be

2017-08-18T13:19:35+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

My guest on episode 13 of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast, Garry Ridge, CEO of WD-40 Company, is a leaders’ leader; not only the kind of boss we all wish we had, but also the kind of boss we all wish we were, or should. Garry may love failure, and what can be learned [...]

23 02, 2017

Marco Rosamilia: Need a Metaphor for Disrupting Yourself, Try the Flying Trapeze

2017-08-18T13:19:36+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

My guest on Episode 12 of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast is Marco Rosamilia. Together with his brother, Anthony, Marco is the founder, owner and operator of I Fly Trapeze, a flying trapeze school, that also provides instruction in other circus arts and community performances both by nearly novice students, the highly experienced and expert instructors [...]

11 02, 2017

Meredith Kopit-Levien: On the Front Line of Journalism

2017-08-18T13:19:36+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

Once upon a time, a newspaper was a newspaper was a newspaper. News was gathered, organized, edited and printed. The finished product was then sold—daily, weekly, occasionally monthly—at bookstores and newsstands, delivered to homes and businesses by paid subscription. Not so anymore. Meredith Kopit-Levien, my guest on Episode 11 of the Disrupt Yourself [...]

26 01, 2017

Patrick Pichette: How This Former CFO of Google Disrupted Himself

2017-08-18T13:19:36+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

The former CFO of Google, Patrick Pichette, is my guest on the 10th episode of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. I think you’ll find, as I did, that Patrick has valuable insights on many of the nuances of personal disruption. Talent development, for example, and the importance of leaving the curve when you’re at the top [...]

17 01, 2017

Stacy London: Getting Fired From Mademoiselle Is Exactly What She Needed

2017-08-18T13:19:36+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

Stacy London, television fashion guru and bestselling author, is my guest on Episode 9 of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. Early in her career she spent four years at Mademoiselle magazine. Then came a new editor-in-chief, new priorities and London found herself unceremoniously fired. Devastating at the time, she has long since realized that being fired [...]

29 12, 2016

Bernie Swain: Sometimes You Can’t Justify The Risk, But You Do It Anyway

2017-08-18T13:19:36+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

Bernie Swain, Chairman and Founder of Washington Speakers Bureau, is my guest on episode 8 of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. He is a little older than my previous guests. Retirement age, in fact. He has weathered the ups and downs of a long career. Now old enough to offer real insight. Bernie launched [...]

14 12, 2016

Sarah Feingold: Disrupt at the Intersection of Your Creative Passion

2017-08-18T13:19:36+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

One thing! Find ONE thing you love to do–and do it! That’s the secret to a successful career. But what if you can’t decide? You love to do two or three things? […]

16 11, 2016

Coss Marte: From Prison Inmate to Legitimate Entrepreneur

2017-08-18T13:19:36+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

Coss Marte is the founder of ConBody, a gym headquartered in New York City. ConBody is located on the same New York street corner where he once ran a drug business. While he was in prison, he lost 70 lbs. through exercise. Soon he was teaching other inmates how to get into shape. As a legal [...]