Radio Free Leader

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Synopsis

Radio Free Leader is a podcast dedicated to helping you lead smarter by tearing down the walls between the ivory tower and the corner office. Each week, host David Burkus interviews outstanding thinkers and doers in leadership, innovation, and strategy like Daniel Pink, Marcus Buckingham, Tom Rath, Adam Grant, and more.

Episodes

  • 1000 | A Special Announcement from David Burkus on Radio Free Leader

    1000 | A Special Announcement from David Burkus on Radio Free Leader

    26/09/2017 Duration: 05min

    A special announcement for everyone subscribed to Radio Free Leader. Listen to this announcement, then stay connected for updates on future projects at http://davidburkus.com/join

  • 0827 | How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed with Dan McGinn

    0827 | How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed with Dan McGinn

    11/09/2017 Duration: 39min

    Daniel McGinn is the author of "Psyched Up: How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed." McGinn works as a senior editor at Harvard Business Review, where he edits the IdeaWatch and How I Did It sections, manages the magazine’s annual Best Performing CEOs in the World ranking, and edits feature articles on topics including negotiation, sales, and entrepreneurship. He has appeared as a guest on NBC’s Today Show, the CBS Morning Show, PBS’s NewsHour, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and NPR.

  • 0826 | The Hidden Force That Creates the Worlds Greatest Teams with Sam Walker

    0826 | The Hidden Force That Creates the World's Greatest Teams with Sam Walker

    05/09/2017 Duration: 38min

    Sam Walker is The Wall Street Journal’s deputy editor for enterprise, the unit that directs the paper’s in-depth page-one features and investigative reporting projects. A former reporter, sports columnist, and sports editor, Walker founded the Journal’s prizewinning daily sports coverage in 2009. In addition to The Captain Class, he is the author of Fantasyland, a bestselling account of his attempt to win America’s top fantasy baseball expert competition (of which he is a two-time champion). Walker attended the University of Michigan. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

  • 0825 | How to Unlock The Power of an Unfocused Mind with Srini Pillay

    0825 | How to Unlock The Power of an Unfocused Mind with Srini Pillay

    29/08/2017 Duration: 42min

    Dr. Srini Pillay is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (Part-Time) at Harvard Medical School. He is known for combining “head and heart” (figuratively and literally) in an approach to personal development and goal mastery that blends science, spirituality, and horns-grabbing joie de vivre to combat the stresses faced by ambitious and high-achieving people in academia, business, and life. After graduating at the top of his class from medical school in South Africa, he received a Medical Research Council Scholarship to study the neurochemistry of panic. Thereafter, he completed his residency in psychiatry at McLean Hospital—Harvard’s largest freestanding psychiatric hospital—with the most accolades ever given to a single resident. Srini also completed fellowships in Psychopharmacology, Structural Brain Imaging and Functional Brain Imaging. He has been an expert guest for CNN, Fox, NPR, The New York Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Harvard Business School, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Forbes, Fortune, Business Ins

  • 0824 | How to Find and Work With a Mentor with Claire Diaz-Ortiz

    0824 | How to Find and Work With a Mentor with Claire Diaz-Ortiz

    21/08/2017 Duration: 36min

    Claire Díaz-Ortiz is an author, speaker, and technology innovator who has been named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. Claire was an early employee at Twitter, where she was hired to lead corporate social innovation.

  • 0823 | How to be Known for Something with Andrew Davis

    0823 | How to be Known for Something with Andrew Davis

    14/08/2017 Duration: 42min

    Andrew Davis is a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. Before co-founding, building and selling a thriving digital marketing agency, Andrew Davis created programming for local television, produced for NBC’s Today Show, worked for The Muppets in New York and wrote for Charles Kuralt. He has marketed for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands. In 2016, Davis founded Monumental Shift, the world’s first talent agency for marketing thought leaders.

  • 0822 | Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age with Jeff Goins

    0822 | Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age with Jeff Goins

    08/08/2017 Duration: 47min

    Jeff Goins is the author of four books, including the national best seller, The Art of Work. He is also a full-time blogger, speaker, and entrepreneur. Jeff’s award-winning blog, GoinsWriter.com, has been visited by over four million people from around the world. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, Entrepreneur, Forbes, and Psychology Today. He and his wife, Ashley, live just outside of Nashville, TN with their two children and dog.

  • 0821 | How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done with Jocelyn Glei

    0821 | How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done with Jocelyn Glei

    24/07/2017 Duration: 38min

    Jocelyn K. Glei is obsessed with how we can find more creativity and meaning in our daily work. Her latest book is Unsubscribe, a modern guide to killing email anxiety, avoiding distraction, and getting real work done. Her previous books include Manage Your Day-to-Day, Maximize Your Potential, and Make Your Mark, which offer pragmatic, actionable advice for creatives on managing their time, their careers, and their businesses. She was formerly the founding director of the 99U Conference and editor-in-chief of 99u.com, which earned two Webby Awards for Best Cultural Blog. Jocelyn has given talks at leading creative companies and conferences all over the world, including Google, The Guardian, How To Academy, The Next Web (TNW), and CreativeMornings, among others. Her writing and ideas have been featured in outlets including NPR, New York Magazine, Fast Company, BuzzFeed, SELF, Harvard Business Review, GQ, and Brain Pickings. You can find her online at jkglei.com.

  • 0820 | How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter with Liz Wiseman

    0820 | How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter with Liz Wiseman

    17/07/2017 Duration: 39min

    0820 | How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter with Liz Wiseman by David Burkus

  • 0819 | How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen Within Organizations with Jim Kouzes

    0819 | How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen Within Organizations with Jim Kouzes

    05/07/2017 Duration: 34min

    Jim Kouzes is a bestselling author, an award-winning speaker and, according to the Wall Street Journal, one of the twelve best executive educators in the United States. Currently Jim is Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, at Santa Clara University, and also lectures on leadership around the world to corporations, governments, and nonprofits. In 2010, Jim received the Thought Leadership Award from the Instructional Systems Association, the most prestigious award given by the trade association of training and development industry providers. He was listed as one of HR Magazine’s Most Influential International Thinkers for 2010 and 2011, named one of the 2010 and 2011 Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America, and ranked by Leadership

  • 0818 | Finding, Creating, and Using Thresholds to Create Change with David Gray

    0818 | Finding, Creating, and Using Thresholds to Create Change with David Gray

    28/06/2017 Duration: 46min

    Having been involved in a lot of well-intentioned innovation and change initiatives in industry, government and small businesses, Dave Gray noticed that people have an astonishing ability to miscommunicate and misunderstand one another, and often work at cross-purposes to the very things they are trying to accomplish. In 1993 He founded XPLANE, the visual thinking company, to help people develop shared understanding, so they can make better, faster decisions, and work better together to create more lasting, sustainable impact. In this interview, we discuss what's blocking many people from making lasting change, and how to overcome it.

  • 0817 | Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong with Eric Barker

    0817 | Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong with Eric Barker

    23/05/2017 Duration: 40min

    Eric Barker’s humorous, practical blog, "Barking Up the Wrong Tree", and book of the same name, presents science-based answers and expert insight on how to be awesome at life. Over 290,000 people subscribe to his weekly newsletter and his content is syndicated by Time Magazine, The Week, and Business Insider. He has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, and the Financial Times. In this interview, we talk about why common sense wisdom about success is soften so wrong, and what is right.

  • 0816 | The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking with Judah Pollack

    0816 | The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking with Judah Pollack

    16/05/2017 Duration: 40min

    Judah Pollack is an author and speaker. He has worked with everyone from US Army Generals and Special Forces to non-profit founders and social good pioneers. A regular speaker at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Judah engages people in asking what does it mean to be human? In this interview, we dive deep into how your brain thinks, and how to trigger breakthrough thinking.

  • 0815 | Why Innovation Needs Liberal Arts with Scott Hartley

    0815 | Why Innovation Needs Liberal Arts with Scott Hartley

    08/05/2017 Duration: 46min

    SCOTT HARTLEY is a venture capitalist and startup advisor. He has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, and a venture partner at Metamorphic Ventures. Prior to venture capital, Hartley worked at Google, Facebook, and Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Hartley first heard the term "fuzzy" at Stanford, to refer to any liberal arts major at Stanford. In this interview, we discuss his observations that many of the most innovative "techie" firms need liberal arts minds as well.

  • 0814 | Unleash Your Teams Productive Power with Michael Mankins

    0814 | Unleash Your Team's Productive Power with Michael Mankins

    25/04/2017 Duration: 40min

    Michael C. Mankins is a partner in Bain & Company's San Francisco office and a leader in the firm's Organization practice. He is also a senior member of Bain's Strategy and Industrial Goods & Services practices. Much of his work has focused on the strategic and organizational initiatives that drive performance and long-term value. He is the co-author of "Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power." In this interview, we discuss how the organization's most precious resources rarely end up on a balance sheet.

  • 0813 | Outsmart Yor Instincts with Adam Hansen

    0813 | Outsmart Yor Instincts with Adam Hansen

    20/04/2017 Duration: 41min

    As a new product professional, Adam has always believed in the power of possibility—accepting new approaches, questioning conventional wisdom, and being open to anything. This impulse led him to a career in developing new products for innovative companies such as M&M/Mars, Melaleuca and American Harvest, before joining Ideas To Go in 2001. His path to innovation process started with an MBA in product management from Indiana University. He also cultivated his passion for New Product Development as the VP of Association Development for PDMA, and has also enriched his own practice through training in Innovation Engineering. In this interview, we discuss how our biased hold us back...and how to hold them back in return.

  • 0812 | How To Lead In A Crisis with Melissa Agnes

    0812 | How To Lead In A Crisis with Melissa Agnes

    13/04/2017 Duration: 38min

    Melissa Agnes is a sought-after, international crisis management keynote speaker. She delivers powerful talks that help today’s organizations understand the realities that loom when crisis strikes. Her customized presentations provide tools and strategies that create a proactive, crisis-ready corporate culture. In this interview, we discuss how leaders can best respond to a crisis.

  • 0811 | The Vision Of Art with Erik Wahl

    0811 | The Vision Of Art with Erik Wahl

    06/04/2017 Duration: 40min

    Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized graffiti artist, # 1 best-selling author and entrepreneur. Erik redefines the term “keynote speaker.” Pulling from his history as both a businessman and an artist, he has grown to become one of the most sought-after corporate speakers available today. Erik’s on-stage painting seamlessly becomes a visual metaphor to the core of his message, encouraging organizations toward profitability through innovations and superior levels of performance. His list of clients includes AT&T, Disney, London School of Business, Microsoft, FedEx, Exxon Mobil, Ernst & Young, and XPrize; Erik has even been featured as a TED presenter. The responses received have been nothing short of incredible, with standing ovations to prove it. Erik’s bestselling business book "Unthink" was hailed by Forbes Magazine as THE blueprint to actionable creativity and by Fast Company Magazine as “Provocative with a Purpose.” His provocative new book, "The Spark & the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Cr

  • 0810 | Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone with Andy Molinsky

    0810 | Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone with Andy Molinsky

    29/03/2017 Duration: 41min

    Andy Molinsky is a Professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School. Andy helps people develop the insights and courage necessary to act outside their personal and cultural comfort zones when doing important, but challenging, tasks in work and life. His work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, Psychology Today, the Financial Times, the Boston Globe, NPRand Voice of America. Andy was awarded as a Top Voice for LinkedIn for his work in education. In this interview, we discuss if outside your comfort zone is really where the magic happens.

  • 0809 | Becoming The Person Others Follow with Joshua Spodek

    0809 | Becoming The Person Others Follow with Joshua Spodek

    22/03/2017 Duration: 42min

    Joshua Spodek, bestselling author of Leadership Step by Step, is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, leadership coach and workshop leader for Columbia Business School, columnist for Inc., and founder of Spodek Academy. He has led seminars in leadership, entrepreneurship, creativity, and sales at Harvard, Princeton, MIT, INSEAD, the New York Academy of Science, and in private corporations. He holds five Ivy League degrees, including a PhD in Astrophysics and an MBA, and studied under a Nobel Prize winner. In this interview, we discuss how leadership development is a practice, and how to practice being the leader others want to follow.

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