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 Miller is a 25-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as Senior Advisor, Thought Leadership. Scott hosts the world’s largest and fastest-growing podcast/newsletter devoted to leadership development, On Leadership. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multi-week Amazon #1 New Releases, Master Mentors: 30 Transformative Insights From Our Greatest Minds, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, and the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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