Great Life, Great Career - #15 Whitney Johnson

January 20, 2019 Scott Miller


Great Life, Great Career hosted by Scott Miller, brings together insights, proven principles, and expert advice on aligning your passions and talents with your purpose and mission. This week, Scott talks with Vanderbilt professor Patrick Leddin building a winning culture. Then, author Whitney Johnson joins the show to talk about her insightful book Disrupt Yourself.



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Guest Bio:

Recognized as one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world (Thinkers50), Whitney Johnson is an expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption; specifically, a framework which she codifies in the critically acclaimed book Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work and in her latest book Build an “A” Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve(Harvard Business Press, 2018). She is also the author of Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

Episode Breakdown:

  • Reinventing and disrupting yourself
  • Don’t be afraid of disruption
  • Building a winning culture with Patrick Leddin
  • The concept of psychological ownership
  • Being a disruptor on the marketplace
  • Explaining the S curve
  • Identify your strengths
  • Next week’s guest: Author and thought leader, Hyrum Smith


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About the Author

Scott Miller

Scott J. Miller is Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer for FranklinCovey. Scott has been with the company for 20 years, and previously served as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. His role as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer caps 12 years on the front line, working with thousands of client facilitators across many markets and countries.

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