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Susan David, PhD
Susan David, PhD

Psychologist; Author of "Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life"
Harvard Medical School
http://www.susandavid.com/

Susan David, Ph.D., is an award-winning Psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School; co-founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital; and CEO of Evidence Based Psychology, a boutique business consultancy. She is the author of the new #1 Wall Street Journal best-selling book Emotional Agility based on her concept that Harvard Business Review heralded as a Management Idea of the Year, and has been featured in numerous leading publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, and TIME Magazine. An in-demand Emotional Agility speaker, advisor, and coach David has worked with the senior leadership of hundreds of major organizations, including the United Nations, Ernst & Young, and the World Economic Forum. David is on the core faculty of the extraordinary global program Homeward Bound which culminates in an all-women expedition to Antarctica and is being filmed as a documentary. The program aims at increasing the influence and impact of women (Show Full Bio)in the sciences. Originally from South Africa, David lives outside of Boston with her family.

Twitter- @SusanDavid_PhD
Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B016JPTPDW/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Episode: 5/15/2018 @7:00 PM


Laine Joelson-Cohen
Laine Joelson-Cohen

Director of Leadership and Executive Development
Citi (Citigroup)
http://www.citigroup.com

Coaching and developing teams has been a common thread running throughout Laine’s career. In business roles and later within the Compensation areas of Human Resources, leading teams has been the cornerstone of her career. After 20 years working in these diverse roles, Laine decided to follow her passion for coaching and developing people and became Citi’s North America Director of Leadership, Executive and Professional Development in 2012.

Laine is also an Executive Coach and has recently been named to the second cohort of the Marshall Goldsmith “100 Coaches”. Laine speaks on culture, coaching and leadership in organizations. Laine believes that leadership happens in small, everyday moments and that each of us has the potential to exhibit leadership by being mindful of these opportunities and making deliberate choices.

Laine holds an M.B.A. in Human Resources Management from the Zicklin School of Business - Baruch College and a B.A. in Psychology from the University o(Show Full Bio)f Connecticut.

Twitter - @lainejc22

Episode: 5/8/2018 @7:00 PM


Due Quach
Due Quach

Founder and CEO
Calm Clarity
http://www.calmclarity.org

A social entrepreneur and expert on neuroscience and mindfulness, Due Quach (pronounced “Zway Kwok”) is the founder and CEO of Calm Clarity, a social enterprise that uses science to help people master their mind and be their best self and the author of Calm Clarity: How to Use Science to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Wisdom, Fulfillment and Joy, which comes out on May 15, 2018.

A refugee from Vietnam and a graduate of Harvard College and the Wharton MBA program, Quach overcame the long-term effects of poverty and trauma by turning to neuroscience and meditation. After building a successful international business career in management consulting and private equity investments, Quach studied various contemplative traditions in India and other parts of Asia to create the Calm Clarity Program, which makes mindful leadership accessible to people of all backgrounds. She now leads Calm Clarity workshops in inner-city high schools, university lecture halls, and corporate executive board(Show Full Bio) rooms alike.

Due is also the founding chair and executive director of the Collective Success Network, a nonprofit that supports low-income, first-generation college students in achieving their academic, personal, and professional aspirations. The Collective Success Network collaborates with the wider business community to create innovative approaches to foster socioeconomic diversity and inclusion.

Twitter - @calmclarityorg; @collsuccess

Episode: 5/1/2018 @7:00 PM


David Burkus
David Burkus

Associate Professor of Management; Author of "Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual"
Oral Roberts University
http://www.davidburkus.com/

David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought after speaker, and business school professor. In 2017, he was named as one of the world’s top business thought leaders by Thinkers50

His forthcoming book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how to grow their networks and build key connections—one based on the science of human behavior, not rote networking advice. He is also the author of Under New Management and The Myths of Creativity. David is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and his work has been featured in Fast Company, the Financial Times, Inc magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and CBS This Morning.

David’s innovative views on leadership have earned him invitations to speak to leaders from a variety of organizations. He’s delivered keynote speeches and workshops for Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Stryker and governmental and military leaders at the U.S. Naval Academy and Naval Postgraduate School. His TED talk h(Show Full Bio)as been viewed over 1.8 million times.

When he’s not speaking or writing, David is in the classroom. He is associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University where he was recently named one of the nation’s “Top 40 Under 40 Professors Who Inspire.”

Twitter - @davidburkus
Oral Roberts University - http://www.oru.edu/academics/faculty-profiles/profile.php?id=213
Books - http://davidburkus.com/books/

Episodes: 4/24/2018 @7:00 PM, 8/9/2016 @7:00 PM


Whitney Johnson
Whitney Johnson

CEO & Founder; Author
WLJ Advisors
http://whitneyjohnson.com/

Whitney’s research and work in disruptive innovation shapes how individuals and corporations manage change. After publishing, Disrupt Yourself, Whitney was recognized as one of the world's fifty most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50 in 2017 and 2015. Through speaking, writing, coaching, and consulting, she synthesizes the key levers of change and how to use them effectively.

Johnson is a frequent contributor for the Harvard Business Review, and a Linkedinfluencer. Her new book - Build an 'A'-Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve - will be published by Harvard Business Press in early 2018 building upon her work and research with teams and disruption.

She is the author of the critically acclaimed Disrupt Yourself™: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work (2015) and Dare, Dream Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream (2012). She speaks on innovation initiatives, and has delivered keynote speeches to audiences of(Show Full Bio) 50,000+ on discussing disruption, innovation, teamwork and organizational change.

She is shaping how organizations embrace and manage disruption by leading individuals and teams up the S-curve of change. She focuses on harnessing the core competencies required to building a team to leverage opportunities and unite when faced with adversity.

Co-founder of Rose Park Advisors with Clayton Christensen, where they invested in and led the $8 million seed round for Korea’s Coupang, currently valued at $5+ billion. Johnson was involved in fund formation, capital raising, and the development of the fund’s strategy.

Previously, Johnson was an Institutional Investor-ranked equity research analyst for eight consecutive years, and was rated by Starmine as a superior stock-picker.

She has received widespread recognition for her thinking and was named one of Fortune’s 55 Most Influential Women on Twitter. She co-founded the popular Forty Women Over Forty to Watch, is a member of the first cohort of Marshall Goldsmith #100 Coaches, and is a fellow at the Tribeca DisruptiveInnovation Awards

Twitter - @johnsonwhitney

Episode: 4/17/2018 @7:00 AM


Jason Fried
Jason Fried

Founder and CEO
Basecamp
https://basecamp.com/story

Jason Fried is the co-founder and CEO of Basecamp. Known for his distinct points of view on business, software and productivity, Jason is a long-time proponent of keeping companies profitable, small and manageable. He believes in businesses -- not startups -- and that the only successful approach to business is a calm one.

Episodes: 4/10/2018 @7:00 PM, 10/3/2017 @7:00 PM, 6/20/2017 @7:00 PM


Sarah Green Carmichael
Sarah Green Carmichael

Executive Editor
Harvard Business Review
http://HBR.org

Sarah Green Carmichael is an Executive Editor at the Harvard Business Review and host of the HBR IdeaCast. During her tenure as host, the HBR IdeaCast has been recognized by the Webby Awards, the National Magazine Awards, the Online Radio Awards, and the Digiday Awards. In addition to hosting the podcast, she regularly edits articles for HBR.org; the site has won the Webby Award for Best Business Website the last two years in a row. Carmichael is a regular speaker and moderator at conferences like SXSW, the Drucker Forum, and Thinkers50. Prior to joining HBR, she was a sportswriter, taught middle school students, and worked as a researcher for Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman. Her writing has been featured in Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe, Politico, Editor & Publisher, and Reader's Digest, among others. She graduated magna cum laude from Brown University.

Twitter - @skgreen | @HarvardBiz

Episodes: 4/3/2018 @7:00 PM, 10/24/2017 @7:00 PM


Morten Hansen
Morten Hansen

Professor; Author of "Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More"
University of California, Berkeley
https://www.ischool.berkeley.edu/people/morten-hansen

Morten T. Hansen is a management professor at University of California, Berkeley. He is also a faculty member at Apple University, Apple. He is the coauthor (with Jim Collins) of the New York Times bestseller Great by Choice and the author of the highly acclaimed Collaboration and Great at Work. Formerly a professor at Harvard Business School and INSEAD (France), professor Hansen holds a Ph.D. from Stanford Business School, where he was a Fulbright scholar. His academic research has won several prestigious awards, and he is ranked one of the world’s most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50. Morten Hansen was also a manager at the Boston Consulting Group, where he advised corporate clients worldwide. Born and raised in Norway, he lives in San Francisco with his wife and two daughters, and he travels the world to give keynotes and help companies and people become great at work.

Twitter - @MortenTHansen
Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074ZKB2QT/ref=dp-kindle-redirect(Show Full Bio)?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Episode: 3/27/2018 @7:00 PM


Joanna Barsh
Joanna Barsh

President
Centered Leadership Project
http://joannabarsh.net

Director Emerita at McKinsey & Company, Joanna served consumer-facing clients for over 30 years, leading growth strategy, performance transformation, organization effectiveness, and leadership development projects. And in 2007, Joanna led the creation of Centered Leadership at McKinsey with the mission to develop all leaders seeking to transform their organizations and communities.

Joanna has delivered keynotes, led senior discussions, and facilitated executive workshops at over 100 companies, governments, and organizations in more than 20 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Indonesia, Malaysia, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, and other western countries.

In addition, Joanna has long been a strong advocate for women. Joanna served on NYC’s Commission on Women’s Issues from 2002-2013, invited by Mayor Bloomberg. She led ground-breaking research for The Wall Street Journal’s Women in Econ Task Force and for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. S(Show Full Bio)he has spoken at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women summit, DB’s Women on Wall Street and Women in Asia summits, the annual EVE Programmes in France and China, MAKERS, and more. Joanna co-chairs the Leadership Working Group on the International Council of Women Business Leaders and facilitates its Centered Leadership program in Sweden.

She is the best-selling author of How Remarkable Women Lead and Centered Leadership. Her newest book, Grow Wherever You Work, helps rising leaders accelerate their growth by embracing challenges. Editions will also be available in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.
Joanna holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago in English Literature, in addition to Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar. Having completed 20 years on the board of Sesame Workshop, Joanna currently serves on the board of Genesco and is a member of the Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees.
Joanna and her husband split their time between New York City, a farm upstate, and Tucson, Arizona.

Twitter - @joba42

Episodes: 3/20/2018 @7:00 PM, 1/16/2018 @7:00 PM


Jeffrey Pfeffer
Jeffrey Pfeffer

Professor of Organization Behavior; Author of "Dying for a Paycheck"
Stanford University
https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/faculty-research/faculty/jeffrey-pfeffer

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. In March, 2018, HarperCollins will publish Pfeffer’s latest book, Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—And What We Can Do About It.

He is the author or co-author of 15 books including:
• Leadership B.S.: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time;
• The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First;
• Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don’t;
• The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge Into Action;
• Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management
• And more than 150 articles and book chapters.

Dr. Pfeffer received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University and his Ph.D. from Stanford. He began his career at the business school at t(Show Full Bio)he University of Illinois and then taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Pfeffer has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Business School, Singapore Management University, London Business School, Copenhagen Business School, and for the past 12 years a visitor at IESE in Barcelona.

From 2003-2007, Pfeffer wrote a monthly column, “The Human Factor,” for the 650,000-person circulation business magazine, Business 2.0 and from 2007-2010, he wrote a monthly column providing career advice for Capital, a leading business and economics magazine in Turkey. Pfeffer has also written for Fortune.com, BNET, the Washington Post, BloombergBusinessWeek.com, and is an Influencer on LinkedIn.

Pfeffer currently serves on the board of directors of Berlin Packaging, on the advisory board for Collective Health, and on the board of the nonprofit Quantum Leap Healthcare. In the past he has served on the boards of Resumix, Unicru, and Workstream, all human capital software companies, Audible Magic, an internet company, SonoSite, a NASDAQ company designing and manufacturing portable ultrasound machines, and the San Francisco Playhouse, a non-profit theater.

Pfeffer has presented seminars in 39 countries throughout the world as well as doing consulting and providing executive education for numerous companies, associations, and universities in the United States.

Jeffrey Pfeffer has won the Richard D. Irwin Award presented by the Academy of Management for scholarly contributions to management and numerous awards for his articles and books. He has been listed in the top 25 management thinkers by Thinkers 50 and as one of the Most Influential HR International Thinkers by HR Magazine. In November, 2011, he was presented with an honorary doctorate degree from Tilburg University in The Netherlands.

Twitter - @jeffreypfeffer
Personal Site - http://www.jeffreypfeffer.com
Dying for a Paycheck Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071VR9313/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
The Knowing-Doing Gap Book - https://www.amazon.com/Knowing-Doing-Gap-Companies-Knowledge-Action/dp/1578511240

Episodes: 3/13/2018 @7:00 PM, 3/14/2017 @7:00 PM, 10/20/2015 @7:00 PM


Brett Hurt
Brett Hurt

Co-Founder, CEO
data.world
https://data.world/about/

Brett Hurt is the CEO and Co-founder of data.world, which is building the most meaningful, collaborative, and abundant data resource in the world. Brett is also a seed-stage investor at Hurt Family Investments (HFI) in partnership with his wife, Debra. HFI are in 45 startups, mostly in Austin, and 11 VC funds.

Prior to HFI, Brett founded Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV) and served as CEO and President for 7½ years, leading the company from bootstrapped concept to IPO, with 800 people and 2,000 clients worldwide. Brett also founded and led Coremetrics, helping grow the company into a global, leading marketing analytics solution for the digital retail industry before its acquisition by IBM.

Brett holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BBA in MIS from U.T. Austin. He serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Wharton School. Brett was named by E&Y as Entrepreneur of the Year for Austin in 2009. He established the Bazaarvoice Foundation and received the Austin Entrepreneurs (Show Full Bio)Foundation’s Community Leadership Award in 2012. Brett was named CEO of the Year for large companies by the Austin Business Journal in 2012 and received the Joseph Wharton Award for Young Leadership in 2013. Brett and Debra received the LBJ Humanitarian Award in 2014.

Twitter - @databrett
Blog - https://lucky7.io

Episodes: 3/6/2018 @7:00 PM, 1/9/2018 @7:00 PM, 1/2/2018 @7:00 PM


Ellen Galinsky
Ellen Galinsky

Senior Research Advisor; Chief Science Officer
SHRM; Bezos Family Foundation
http://Whenworkworks.org

Ellen Galinsky is the chief science officer?at the Bezos Family Foundation where she also serves as executive director of Mind in the Making. In addition, she is a senior research advisor for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She also remains president of Families and Work Institute. Her life's work revolves identifying important societal questions as they emerge, conducting research to seek answers, and turning the findings into action. She strives to be ahead of the curve, to address compelling issues, and to provide rigorous data that can affect our lives.

Seeing how important work-life issues are, she helped to establish the field of work-life in the 1980s and co-founded Families and Work Institute (FWI) in 1989, becoming its president in 1996. Since the 1990s, Ms. Galinsky has directed or co-directed the most comprehensive ongoing studies of the U.S. workforce and workplace as well as When Work Works, an award for workplace effectiveness, now in all 50 stat(Show Full Bio)es. In December 2016, these three programs became a part of SHRM. In 2017-2018, SHRM will release 10 new reports based on these studies of the workforce and workplace.

Career highlight include writing more than 100 books and reports and over 300 articles, serving as a child care expert in the TV series What Every Baby Knows with Dr. T. Berry Brazelton; serving as a parent expert in the Mister Rogers Talks to Parents TV series; being the elected President of the National Association for the Education of Young Children; being elected as a member of National Academy of Human Resources; receiving a number of awards including the Distinguished Achievement Award from Vassar College; and speaking at five White House conference on children and family issues. In 2017, Exchange magazine honored her as a Doyen in the early childhood field-a "special group of leaders held in high regard with a true place of respect as mentors to our generation." In 2018, the Work and Family Researchers Network announced that the Ellen Galinsky Generative Researcher Award will be given on an ongoing basis. It will "recognize a researcher who has contributed 'break-through' thinking to the work-family field of study with theory, measures, and/or datasets from innovative studies."

Twitter - @ellengalinsky

Episode: 2/27/2018 @7:00 PM


Jenna Fisher
Jenna Fisher

Global Corporate Officers Sector Leader
Russell Reynolds Associates
http://www.russellreynolds.com/consultants/jenna-fisher

Jenna Fisher leads the Corporate Officers Sector globally and specializes in leading senior financial officer assignments, serving clients across various sectors, including the technology, consumer, healthcare and retail industries. Jenna's clients include Fortune 1000 corporations, middle-market private equity portfolio companies, as well as highly visible, pre-public venture capital-backed enterprises. The majority of her work over the past ten years has been recruiting CFOs, although she has conducted numerous assignments for treasurers, controllers, internal audit executives and division chief financial officers. Jenna is also involved at the board level, recruiting financial experts to serve on Audit Committees. She is based in San Francisco.

Episode: 2/20/2018 @7:00 PM


Christine Porath
Christine Porath

Associate Professor of Management
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business
http://www.christineporath.com/

Christine Porath is an Associate Professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. She is also a consultant working with leading organizations to help them create a thriving workplace.

Her speaking and consulting clients include Google, United Nations, International Monetary Fund, Genentech, Department of Labor, Department of the Treasury, Department of Justice, and National Security Agency.

Christine is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and has written articles for New York Times (Sunday Review), Wall Street Journal, McKinsey Quarterly, and Washington Post. Her New York Times articles on Why You Hate Work and No Time to Be Nice at Work have been shared nearly 150,000 times on social media.

She frequently delivers conference talks, including at Conference Board, Human Resources People and Strategy (HRPS), and Work Human. She has taught in various Executive programs at Harvard, Georgetown, USC, and ESADE. Prior to her posit(Show Full Bio)ion at Georgetown, she was a faculty member at Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California.

Porath is author Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace and co-author of The Cost of Bad Behavior. Her research has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Consumer Research, and many other journals and books.

Christine’s work has been featured worldwide in over 1500 television, radio and print outlets. It has appeared on 20/20, Today, FoxNews, CNN, BBC, NBC, msnbc, CBS, ABC, and NPR. It has also been included in Time, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Fortune, Forbes, NY Times, The Washington Post, and L.A. Times.

Before getting her Ph.D., she worked for International Management Group (IMG), a leading sports management and marketing firm. Porath received her Ph.D. from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from College of the Holy Cross where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa as well as the women’s basketball and soccer teams.

Twitter - @PorathC | @Georgetown
Personal Site - ChristinePorath.com
Book - https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Civility-Manifesto-Christine-Porath/dp/1455568988

Episode: 2/13/2018 @7:00 PM


Amy Dahm
Amy Dahm

Author/ Businesswoman/ Former Diplomat
http://www.nowebsite.com

Amy Dahm is a retired Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. State Department and was selected by State as an American Political Science Association (APSA) Fellow. While serving as a Press Officer in the State Department's Bureau of European Affairs, she briefed the Spokesperson daily on U.S. government policy positions regarding European issues, including Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe. She led the advance teams for the Secretary of State's visits overseas and worked in the Department of State's Operations Center. Ms. Dahm served as the Assistant Public Affairs and Political Officer at U.S. Embassy Nicosia in Cyprus and as Vice-Consul at U.S. Embassy San Jose in Costa Rica.

Before joining the State Department, Ms. Dahm worked for eight years as an international business consultant with such firms as Bain & Company in the areas of technology, aerospace, and energy before earning her MBA from The Wharton School.

Ms. Dahm has lectured at the Foreign Service Institut(Show Full Bio)e and The Wharton School on business, leadership, and public affairs. She has appeared as a featured guest on CBS Radio and the Harvard Business Review. She is currently working on her first book-a field guide for professional women.

Twitter - @amydahm

Episode: 2/6/2018 @7:00 PM


Alli Folk
Alli Folk

MBA Candidate; Strategy Consultant
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/

Alli Folk is an experienced strategist in the for-profit and nonprofit sector, with significant expertise in the arts. She began her career at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where she worked in the healthcare, retail, technology, private equity, and education industries. Alli has recently combined her interest in strategy with her deep love for ballet and has since worked in strategy and business development at New York City Ballet, strategic finance at San Francisco Ballet, and as a strategy consultant to Dance/USA. Alli holds a B.S. in Product Design from Stanford University and will graduate with an MBA from The Wharton School in May 2018.

Episode: 2/6/2018 @7:00 PM


Molly Dince
Molly Dince

Manager of Agency Development, Google Marketing Solutions
Google
https://www.google.com/partners/about/

A graduate of the Wharton MBA Class of 2016, Molly is currently Agency Development Manager for Google Marketing Solutions, a division of Google's advertising sales team that is dedicated to supporting small businesses and boutique marketing agencies. In this role, Molly oversees a $25M portfolio of premier marketing agencies, and is charged with helping grow their agency business and the success of their clients, through the adoption of Google's advertising solutions. Prior to Wharton, Molly was the second employee of a fast-growing financial technology startup, CommonBond Inc, where she was Head of Communications and Partnerships, and earlier in her career, she worked in corporate communications at two PR agencies based in NYC. Molly was born and raised in Brooklyn and now lives in the West Village of Manhattan with her fiance Max.

Episode: 2/6/2018 @7:00 PM


Lisa Buckingham
Lisa Buckingham

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Head of Brand and Enterprise Communications
Lincoln Financial Group
http://www.lfg.com

Executive Vice President Lisa Buckingham is the chief human resources officer for Lincoln Financial Group, responsible for all human resources practices and policies for the organization. She is also responsible for overseeing the corporation’s brand and enterprise communications, consumer insights and corporate social responsibility activities. She reports to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Dennis R. Glass.

Buckingham has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of human resources management.

Buckingham earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. Her professional areas of focus include organizational development, total rewards strategies, change management and talent management. In October 2017, she was named HR Executive of the Year by HR Executive Magazine. In February 2015, she was named one of the top 10 CHROs in a list published by Forbes. Buckingham was named 2012 Pennsylvania Woman of the Year by the Pennsylvania Diversity Council.(Show Full Bio)r>
She is on the Board of Directors of the HR Policy Association, and the new American Health Policy Institute. She serves as Membership Chair, and is an Executive Committee member of the Peer Round Table for CHROs. She also serves on the board of the Eagles Charitable Foundation and Chairs the Lincoln Foundation.

Twitter - @lincolnfingroup

Episode: 1/30/2018 @7:00 PM


Kim Scott
Kim Scott

Co-Founder; Author of "Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing Your Humanity"
Candor, Inc
http://www.radicalcandor.com/team/

Kim Scott is the co-founder of Candor, Inc. She is the author of Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity, to be published by St Martin’s Press March 2017. Kim has been an advisor at Dropbox, Kurbo, Qualtrics, ReelGood, Shyp, Twitter, and several other tech companies. She was a member of the faculty at Apple University and before that led AdSense, YouTube, and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations at Google. Previously, Kim was the co-founder and CEO of Juice Software, a collaboration start-up, and led business development at Delta Three and Capital Thinking. Earlier in her career, Kim worked as a senior policy advisor at the FCC, managed a pediatric clinic in Kosovo, started a diamond cutting factory in Moscow, and was an analyst on the Soviet Companies Fund. She is the author of three novels Virtual Love, The Househusband, and The Measurement Problem.

Book - https://www.amazon.com/Radical-Candor-Kick-Ass-Without-Humanity/dp/1427283125

Episode: 1/23/2018 @7:00 PM


Joanna Barsh
Joanna Barsh

President
Centered Leadership Project
http://joannabarsh.net

Director Emerita at McKinsey & Company, Joanna served consumer-facing clients for over 30 years, leading growth strategy, performance transformation, organization effectiveness, and leadership development projects. And in 2007, Joanna led the creation of Centered Leadership at McKinsey with the mission to develop all leaders seeking to transform their organizations and communities.

Joanna has delivered keynotes, led senior discussions, and facilitated executive workshops at over 100 companies, governments, and organizations in more than 20 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Indonesia, Malaysia, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, and other western countries.

In addition, Joanna has long been a strong advocate for women. Joanna served on NYC’s Commission on Women’s Issues from 2002-2013, invited by Mayor Bloomberg. She led ground-breaking research for The Wall Street Journal’s Women in Econ Task Force and for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. S(Show Full Bio)he has spoken at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women summit, DB’s Women on Wall Street and Women in Asia summits, the annual EVE Programmes in France and China, MAKERS, and more. Joanna co-chairs the Leadership Working Group on the International Council of Women Business Leaders and facilitates its Centered Leadership program in Sweden.

She is the best-selling author of How Remarkable Women Lead and Centered Leadership. Her newest book, Grow Wherever You Work, helps rising leaders accelerate their growth by embracing challenges. Editions will also be available in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.
Joanna holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago in English Literature, in addition to Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar. Having completed 20 years on the board of Sesame Workshop, Joanna currently serves on the board of Genesco and is a member of the Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees.
Joanna and her husband split their time between New York City, a farm upstate, and Tucson, Arizona.

Twitter - @joba42

Episodes: 3/20/2018 @7:00 PM, 1/16/2018 @7:00 PM


Brett Hurt
Brett Hurt

Co-Founder, CEO
data.world
https://data.world/about/

Brett Hurt is the CEO and Co-founder of data.world, which is building the most meaningful, collaborative, and abundant data resource in the world. Brett is also a seed-stage investor at Hurt Family Investments (HFI) in partnership with his wife, Debra. HFI are in 45 startups, mostly in Austin, and 11 VC funds.

Prior to HFI, Brett founded Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV) and served as CEO and President for 7½ years, leading the company from bootstrapped concept to IPO, with 800 people and 2,000 clients worldwide. Brett also founded and led Coremetrics, helping grow the company into a global, leading marketing analytics solution for the digital retail industry before its acquisition by IBM.

Brett holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BBA in MIS from U.T. Austin. He serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Wharton School. Brett was named by E&Y as Entrepreneur of the Year for Austin in 2009. He established the Bazaarvoice Foundation and received the Austin Entrepreneurs (Show Full Bio)Foundation’s Community Leadership Award in 2012. Brett was named CEO of the Year for large companies by the Austin Business Journal in 2012 and received the Joseph Wharton Award for Young Leadership in 2013. Brett and Debra received the LBJ Humanitarian Award in 2014.

Twitter - @databrett
Blog - https://lucky7.io

Episodes: 3/6/2018 @7:00 PM, 1/9/2018 @7:00 PM, 1/2/2018 @7:00 PM


Brett Hurt
Brett Hurt

Co-Founder, CEO
data.world
https://data.world/about/

Brett Hurt is the CEO and Co-founder of data.world, which is building the most meaningful, collaborative, and abundant data resource in the world. Brett is also a seed-stage investor at Hurt Family Investments (HFI) in partnership with his wife, Debra. HFI are in 45 startups, mostly in Austin, and 11 VC funds.

Prior to HFI, Brett founded Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV) and served as CEO and President for 7½ years, leading the company from bootstrapped concept to IPO, with 800 people and 2,000 clients worldwide. Brett also founded and led Coremetrics, helping grow the company into a global, leading marketing analytics solution for the digital retail industry before its acquisition by IBM.

Brett holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BBA in MIS from U.T. Austin. He serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Wharton School. Brett was named by E&Y as Entrepreneur of the Year for Austin in 2009. He established the Bazaarvoice Foundation and received the Austin Entrepreneurs (Show Full Bio)Foundation’s Community Leadership Award in 2012. Brett was named CEO of the Year for large companies by the Austin Business Journal in 2012 and received the Joseph Wharton Award for Young Leadership in 2013. Brett and Debra received the LBJ Humanitarian Award in 2014.

Twitter - @databrett
Blog - https://lucky7.io

Episodes: 3/6/2018 @7:00 PM, 1/9/2018 @7:00 PM, 1/2/2018 @7:00 PM


Roger Schwarz
Roger Schwarz

CEO
Roger Schwarz & Associates
http://www.schwarzassociates.com

Roger Schwarz is an organizational psychologist, speaker, leadership team consultant, and president and CEO of Roger Schwarz & Associates. He helps leadership teams get three results: strong performance, solid working relationships, and individual well-being. He also helps learning and organization development, HR, and process improvement consultants improve how they help teams and organizations. His clients include technology, manufacturing, and medical organizations as well as federal government agencies. Underlying all of his work is the premise that to create fundamental and sustainable change, people need to change not only their behavior, but their mindset. Roger is the author of Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams: How You and Your Team Get Unstuck to Get Results and The Skilled Facilitator: A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants, Facilitators, Coaches and Trainers. He writing also appears online in Harvard Business Review. A former tenured professor at the University of North Caroli(Show Full Bio)na at Chapel Hill, Roger holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Education degree from Harvard University.

Twitter - @LeadSmarter

Episodes: 1/2/2018 @7:00 PM, 10/17/2017 @7:00 PM


Robert Sutton
Robert Sutton

Professor of Management Science & Engineering; Fellow at IDEO; Senior Scientist at Gallup; Author of "The Asshole Survivor Guide"
Stanford University
https://profiles.stanford.edu/robert-sutton

Robert Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering and Professor of Organizational Behavior (by courtesy) at Stanford. He co-founded the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (which everyone calls “the d school”). Sutton received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from The University of Michigan and has served on the Stanford faculty since 1983. He is a Fellow at IDEO, Senior Scientist at Gallup, advisor to McKinsey & Company, and academic director of two executive education programs: Customer-Focused Innovation and the Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate. He has served a professor at the Haas Business School, a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and faculty at the World Economic Forum at Davos.

Sutton studies organizational change, leadership, innovation, and workplace dynamics. He has published over 150 articles and chapters in peer-reviewed journals, managem(Show Full Bio)ent outlets such as Harvard Business Review and the McKinsey Quarterly, and news outlets including The New York Times, Financial Times, and Wall Street Journal. His books include Weird Ideas That Work: 11 ½ Practices for Promoting, Managing, and Sustaining Innovation, The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Firms Turn Knowledge into Action (with Jeffrey Pfeffer), and Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management (with Jeffrey Pfeffer), which the The Globe and Mail selected as the best business book of 2006. The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t and Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best…. and Survive the Worst are New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers. His latest book, Scaling-Up Excellence: Getting to More without Settling for Less (with Huggy Rao) is a Wall Street Journal bestseller and was selected as one of the best business books of the year by Amazon, the Financial Times, Inc., The Globe and Mail, and Library Journal. His next book is The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt and will be published in September 2017. Sutton’s current project, with Huggy Rao, focuses on the causes of and cures for destructive organizational friction—and on when and why friction is a good thing.

Professor Sutton’s honors include the award for the best paper published in the Academy of Management Journal in 1989, the Eugene L. Grant Award for Excellence in Teaching, selection by Business 2.0 as a leading “management guru” in 2002, and the award for the best article published in the Academy of Management Review in 2005. The London Business School selected Sutton for the 2014 Sumantra Ghoshal Award “for rigour and relevance in the study of management.” The American Management Association selected Sutton as one of the top 30 leaders who most influenced business in 2014 (ranking him 10th on their list). Sutton was named as one of 10 “B-School All-Stars” by BusinessWeek , which they described as “professors who are influencing contemporary business thinking far beyond academia.”

Sutton has given keynote speeches to more than 200 groups in 20 countries. His writings and opinions are often described in places including The New York Times, The Atlantic, Financial Times, Esquire, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, Wired, TechCrunch, Vanity Fair, and Washington Post. Sutton has been a guest on many radio and television shows, including on ABC, Bloomberg, BBC, CNBC, Fox, NBC Today Show, KGO, PBS, NPR, Marketplace, and CNN. His personal site is at www.bobsutton.net and he blogs at Harvard Business Review, Medium, and as an “influencer” on LinkedIn.

Twitter - @work_matters
Personal Site - https://www.bobsutton.net/
Book - https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1328695913/bobsutton-20

Episodes: 12/26/2017 @7:00 PM, 8/29/2017 @7:00 PM


Amy Wrzesniewski
Amy Wrzesniewski

Professor
Yale University
http://som.yale.edu/amy-wrzesniewski

Amy Wrzesniewski is a Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Yale School of Management at Yale University. Her research interests focus on how people make meaning of their work in difficult contexts (e.g., stigmatized occupations, virtual work, absence of work), the experience of work as a job, career, or calling, and how people craft their jobs to shape the meaning of their work. She has won the IBM Faculty Award for her research, and has won awards for her undergraduate, graduate, and executive teaching. Amy earned her PhD in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan. She has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Organizational Science.

Twitter - @amywrzesniewski

Episode: 12/19/2017 @7:00 PM