Episode 134: Grow yourself and your people with bestselling author Whitney Johnson

Are you ready to disrupt yourself? Do you know how to grow yourself and others in smart ways? Whitney Johnson is an innovation and disruption theorist, CEO, bestselling author, and globally recognized thought leader. She is also this week’s Leadership Lab guest. Whitney joins Patrick to discuss her latest book Smart Growth and explore how the S Curve of Learning can help all of us to get better.

An award-winning author, Johnson teaches the S Curve of Learning to managers and companies as both a keynote speaker and a frequent lecturer for Harvard Business School. She is a LinkedIn Top Voice (2020) with 1.8 million followers. Her course Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship has been viewed more than 1 million times.

An innovation and disruption theorist, Whitney is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. Author of the bestselling book Build an A-Team.

Whitney was a co-founder of the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Clayton Christensen. Her role included fund formation, strategy, and capital raising. They invested and led the $8 million seed round for South Korea’s Coupang e-commerce platform, currently valued at $50 billion.

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