Whitney Johnson - Author and CEO, Disruption Advisors
Imagine for a moment that you’re suddenly forced to switch to your non-dominant hand for a week. Getting dressed, feeding yourself, brushing your teeth–the tasks you used to do on autopilot have now become deeply challenging and awkward. But by the end of the experiment, you’ve gotten the hang of it! What was once an inconvenience has gifted you a new set of skills. Our guest today has spent her career empowering others to embrace disruption, both at the personal and organizational level. She’s found that with the right support and mindset, continuously seeking out the uncomfortable is the only way to keep growing throughout our lives. Today, she’ll guide our discussion with the powerful question:
How can self-imposed disruption accelerate your development?
A conversation with Whitney Johnson, on this episode of Lead With a Question.
A non-exhaustive list of Whitney's many accomplishments:
–––Top 10 Business Thinker globally, according to Thinkers50
–––Co-founder and CEO, Disruption Advisors, an Inc Power Partner 2022 honoree (B2B partners founders can't live without)
–––WSJ bestselling author, Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company (Harvard Business Review Press: 2022)
–––Host of Disrupt Yourself podcast, top .5% globally in terms of listenership. Guests have included Brené Brown, Leena Nair, Alexi Robichaux and Simon Sinek
–––Former co-founder of Disruptive Innovation Fund with Harvard's Clayton Christensen and award-winning Wall Street analyst
–––Lives in Lexington, VA where they grow strawberries, raspberries and blackberries
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