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0505 | George Bradt

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George Bradt is the co-author of First Time Leader: Foundational Tools for Inspiring and Enabling Your New Team. George has a unique perspective on transformational leadership based on his combined senior line management and consulting experience. After his education at Harvard and Wharton, George progressed through sales, marketing and general management roles around the world at Fortune 500 companies including Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and then J.D. Power and Associates as chief executive of its Power Information Network spin off. In this interview, we talk about why moving into leadership is such a daunting task and also how to set-up first-time leaders for success.

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35:20

Patrick J. Murphy is professor of management at DePaul University. He has consulted to or advised more than 100 entrepreneurial ventures and is he is …

0420 | Larry Keeley

May 31st, 2014

23:35

Larry Keeley is a strategist who has worked for over three decades to develop more effective innovation methods. Larry is President and co-founder of Doblin Inc, an innovation strategy firm known for pioneering …

0419 | Scott Barry Kaufman

May 31st, 2014

17:47

Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. is the author of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined. He is a cognitive psychologist specializing in the development of …

0418 | Judah Pollack

May 31st, 2014

29:45

Judah is the co-author (with Ori Brafman) of The Choas Imperative: How Chance and Disruption Increase Innovation, Effectiveness, and Success. He is an expert in the art of leadership in a rapidly changing world. A …

0417 | Rita Gunther McGrath

May 31st, 2014

27:32

Rita Gunther McGrath, a Professor at Columbia Business School, is a globally recognized expert on strategy in uncertain and volatile environments. …

0416 | Michael Raynor

May 31st, 2014

29:33

Michael E. Raynor is a Director at Deloitte Services LP and the Innovation Theme Leader in the firm’s Eminence function. In addition, Raynor is an advisor to senior executives in many of the world’s leading corporations …

0415 | Eric Lowitt

May 31st, 2014

24:19

Eric Lowitt is a globally recognized expert in the fields of competitive strategy, growth, and sustainability. He is the author of The Collaboration …

0414 | Adam Grant

May 31st, 2014

26:03

Adam Grant is the youngest tenured professor and single highest-rated teacher at The Wharton School. He is a former record-setting advertising …

0413 | Michael Roberto

May 31st, 2014

29:22

Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He has served on the faculty at Harvard …

0412 | Heidi Grant Halvorson

May 31st, 2014

35:46

Heidi Grant Halvorson is Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia Business School. She is co-author (with E. Tory Higgins) …

0411 | How Less Is Often More With Teams

May 31st, 2014

8:35

Sometimes adding to the number of people on a team can actually subtract from the quality of the teams output. This isn’t a rare occurrence, it’s a well researched phenomenon. In this episode, we review the research on …

0410 | Alexander Osterwalder

May 31st, 2014

27:16

Alexander Osterwalder is an entrepreneur, speaker, and business model innovator. In their book, Business Model Generation, he and Professor Yves …

0409 | Two Strategy Questions That Matter

May 31st, 2014

11:17

Strategy is a heavy topic. Either it requires a seemingly infinite time commitment, or it is easily mistaken for an organizational vision or (perhaps worse) a short-term operational plan. If you’re trying to build a …

0408 | Keith Sawyer

May 31st, 2014

26:14

Dr. Keith Sawyer is the author of the new book Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity.

He is one of the world’s leading scientific experts on creativity and innovation. In his first job after graduating from …

0407 | Francesca Gino

May 31st, 2014

23:11

Francesca Gino is Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations, & Markets Unit at the Harvard Business …

0406 | Jody Thompson

May 31st, 2014

26:58

Jody Thompson is the co-creator of the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) and co-author of the new book Why Managing Sucks And How to Fix It. In …

0405 | Saul Kaplan

May 31st, 2014

27:31

Saul Kaplan is the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Business Innovation Factory and the author of Business Model Innovation Factory. In this interview, …

0404 | Do IPOs Hurt Innovation?

May 31st, 2014

6:19

Interesting new research from Shai Bernstein at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business suggests that companies that go public experience a …

0403 | Daniel Pink

May 31st, 2014

26:00

Daniel Pink is the author of the New York Times Bestseller To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. In this interview, we talk about the new ABCs of influencing others, the power of attunement for …

0402 | Karen Martin

May 31st, 2014

19:55

Karen Martin is the author of The Outstanding Organization: Generate Business Results by Eliminating Chaos and Building the Foundation for Everyday …

0401 | Potential Trumps Proven Achievement

May 31st, 2014

7:06

For the premiere of season four we talk about potential. Not our potential, but some recent research demonstrating that potential has significantly more allure than accomplishment. It turns out, we have a preference for …

0312 | Matthew May

May 31st, 2014

47:17

Matthew May is is the author of The Laws of Subtraction: 6 Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything, as well as three previous, …

0311 | Soren Kaplan

May 31st, 2014

18:20

Soren Kaplan is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Leapfrogging: Harness the Power the of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs. …

0310 | John Baldoni

May 31st, 2014

21:06

John Baldoni is an internationally recognized leadership consultant, coach, author and speaker. He is the president of Baldoni Consulting LLC, an …

0309 | Talent Anarchy

May 31st, 2014

29:54

Talent Anarchy is the dynamic speaking duo of Jason Lauritsen and Joe Gerstandt. These Talent Anarchists use their collective experiences, common …

0308 | Todd Henry

May 31st, 2014

24:56

Innovation requires creativity. And Todd Henry knows something about creativity.

Todd is the founder and CEO of Accidental Creative, a company that …

0307 | Cynthia Montgomery

May 31st, 2014

33:19

Cynthia A. Montgomery is the Timken Professor of Business Administration and immediate past head of the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School, …

0306 | Max McKeown

May 31st, 2014

33:13

Max McKeown is a a new breed of business guru. He works consultant, researcher and writer focused on innovation and strategy. He is the author of two …

0305 | Scott Eblin

May 31st, 2014

42:35

Scott Eblin is the co-founder and president of The Eblin Group, Inc., a leadership development and strategy firm that supports organizations in ensuring the success of their executive level leaders. Through his work as …

0304 | Bob Frisch

May 31st, 2014

39:11

Bob Frisch, managing partner of The Strategic Offsites Group, has worked with organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to German mittelstand family businesses to the U.S. Department of State. Bob’s work has been …

0303 | David Owens

May 31st, 2014

39:20

David A. Owens is professor of the practice of management at Vanderbilt’s Graduate School of Management, where he also directs the Executive …

0302 | Marcus Buckingham

May 31st, 2014

37:29

Marcus Buckingham is a key soloist in the strengths movement choir. He is a best-selling author, popular keynote speaker and business consultant who …

0301 | Robert Hurley

May 31st, 2014

24:58

Dr. Hurley is a Professor at Fordham University and President of Hurley Associates. Dr. Hurley consults with organizations on leadership development, …

0212 | Les McKeown

May 31st, 2014

28:37

Les McKeown (not the one from the Bay City Rollers) is is the President & CEO of Predictable Success. He has has started over 40 companies in his …

0211 | Kevin Oakes

May 31st, 2014

25:32

Kevin Oakes is co-author of The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management. He is the CEO and founder of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), the fastest growing and largest corporate network focused on …

0210 | Mike Figliuolo

May 31st, 2014

26:01

Mike is the Founder and Managing Director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC – a professional training firm focused on leadership development.

He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1993 where he was …

0209 | Teresa Amabile

May 31st, 2014

31:27

Teresa Amabile is the Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration and a Director of Research at Harvard Business School. Originally …

0208 | Pam Fox Rollin

May 31st, 2014

23:52

Pam Fox Rollin is an executive coach and the head of IdeaShape, a coaching and consulting firm for senior executives. Pam is an experienced …

0207 | Jesse Lyn Stoner

May 31st, 2014

27:53

Jesse Lyn Stoner has worked closely with leaders for over twenty-five years, helping them create collaborative, engaged organizations that make a …

0206 | Mitchell Kusy

May 31st, 2014

20:33

Dr. Mitchell Kusy, an international consultant, has worked internally in several organizations including American Express Financial Advisors as head …

0205 | Tim Harford

May 31st, 2014

21:53

Tim Harford is a senior columnist for the Financial Times. His column, “The Undercover Economist,” reveals the economic ideas behind everyday …

0204 | Todd Dewett

May 31st, 2014

22:46

Todd Dewett, Ph.D., is a tenured Professor of Management in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. He is also a noted speaker …

0203 | Guy Kawasaki

May 31st, 2014

25:20

Guy Kawasaki is the former Chief Evangelist of Apple and current head of Alltop. He is the author of the new book Enchantment and, in this interview, …

0202 | Guy Harris

May 31st, 2014

22:44

Guy Harris describes himself as a Recovering Engineer. He has served as an officer aboard a US Navy Submarine, and he has held leadership positions …

0201 | US Naval Academy

May 31st, 2014

26:52

Siddhartha Herdegen is the Assistant Chair of Leadership, Ethics and Law at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. In this podcast, …

0112 | Les McKeown

May 31st, 2014

39:37

Les McKeown is the President & CEO of Predictable Success. He has started over 40 companies in his own right, and was the founding partner of an …

0111 | Jim Kouzes

May 31st, 2014

27:09

Jim Kouzes has been a fixture in the world of leadership studies for over 30 years. He is co-author, with Barry Posner, of the seminal The Leadership Challenge and the duo have just released a new book, The Truth About …

0110 | Diana Whitney

May 31st, 2014

26:39

Diana Whitney Ph.D. is the President of Corporation for Positive Change, an international consulting firm specializing in the application of …

0109 | Bob Sutton

May 31st, 2014

22:26

Robert Sutton is Professor of Management science at the Stanford Engineering School and researcher in the field of Evidence-based management. He is …

0108 | Liz Wiseman

May 31st, 2014

28:48

Liz Wiseman is president of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development center headquartered in Silicon Valley. She advises senior executives and leads strategy and leadership forums for executive teams …

0107 | Michael Lee Stallard

May 31st, 2014

28:46

Michael Lee Stallard and Jason Pankau are co-founders of E Pluribus Partners. They are also co-authors of Fired Up or Burned Out. In this podcast, they make a compelling case for why the next competitive advantage is …

0106 | Becky Robinson

May 31st, 2014

18:21

Becky Robinson is the blogger behind LeaderTalk, a recent addition but a staple in the blogging community. In addition she serves as an adjunct at …

0105 | Steve Farber

May 31st, 2014

24:49

Steve Farber is the president of Extreme Leadership, Incorporated—an organization devoted to the cultivation and development of Extreme Leaders in …

0104 | Marshall Goldsmith

May 31st, 2014

23:43

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders get even better by achieving positive, lasting change in behavior for …

0103 | Michael Petty

May 31st, 2014

20:11

Michael Petty is the managing partner of North Star Partners, a firm that assists companies in the areas of leadership development, strategic thought and application, and financial stewardship.

0102 | Daniel Pink

May 31st, 2014

25:28

Daniel Pink is the author of several New York Times best-selling books including his new release, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. In Drive, Dan explores new research that suggests that our …

0101 | Bret Simmons

May 31st, 2014

23:00

This inaugural episode’s guest is Bret Simmons, PhD. Dr. Simmons is a professor of organizational behavior and leadership at the University of …

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