Whitney Johnson is an expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption. She developed her proprietary framework and diagnostics after having co-founded the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen. This framework is complemented by a deep understanding of how executives create and destroy value, having spent nearly a decade as an Institutional Investor ranked equity analyst on Wall Street.
00:55 – What’s life about?
04:29 – Growing up.
11:48 – The psychology of disruption.
22:09 – Lightning round.
30:31 – How has the process of writing changed?
40:33 – Knowing your audience.
48:22 – Advice to people working on their first book.
LINKS – (In order of appearance)
Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream by Whitney Johnson
Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work by Whitney Johnson
Build an A-Team: Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve by Whitney Johnson
The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
Disruptive Innovation Fund
TEDx – Whitney Johnson – Disrupt Yourself
You Were Born Rich by Bob Proctor
Focus @ Will
Time Out For Women