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Blogs

  • Thinkers50 in 50 Seconds: Whitney Johnson
    Whitney Johnson provides disruptively pithy thinking. What book are you currently reading? The Passion of Dolssa, a Young Adult novel, […]
  • Managing Up Without Sucking Up

    If “managing up” also makes you think of “sucking up,” here are my straightforward steps to help the squeamish build a successful relationship with their superiors – without feeling manipulative.

#30 2017
#49 2015

Shortlisted: 2015 Talent Award

Former award-winning Wall Street equity analyst 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 expands on in the upcoming book Build an “A” Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve (2018).

Whitney’s research and work in disruptive innovation starts with the understanding that the framework of disruption is at a very high level a framework for managing change – beginning with the individual. She developed her proprietary framework and diagnostics after having cofounded the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen. Whether scaling a business or trying to get your people to be more innovative, Whitney’s research helps people to harness, rather than just cope with change and become a person people want to hire and a boss people want to work for.

Whitney writes for Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and is a Linkedinfluencer with over 1 million followers.

Blogs

  • Thinkers50 in 50 Seconds: Whitney Johnson
    Whitney Johnson provides disruptively pithy thinking. What book are you currently reading? The Passion of Dolssa, a Young Adult novel, […]
  • Managing Up Without Sucking Up

    If “managing up” also makes you think of “sucking up,” here are my straightforward steps to help the squeamish build a successful relationship with their superiors – without feeling manipulative.

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