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In OutsideVoices Mark Bidwell talks to remarkable and compelling leaders from the worlds of business, exploration, anthropology, arts, sports, and academia. In these conversations he explores topics of fundamental importance to many of us today, both in work and in life, topics ranging from leadership and performance to creativity and growth. OutsideVoices has a clear purpose: to bring fresh and diverse perspectives that help listeners navigate the world we live in.

In OutsideVoices Mark Bidwell talks to remarkable and compelling leaders from the worlds of business, exploration, anthropology, arts, sports, and academia. In these conversations he explores topics of fundamental importance to many of us today, both in work and in life, topics ranging from leadership and performance to creativity and growth. OutsideVoices has a clear purpose: to bring fresh and diverse perspectives that help listeners navigate the world we live in.
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Switzerland

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In OutsideVoices Mark Bidwell talks to remarkable and compelling leaders from the worlds of business, exploration, anthropology, arts, sports, and academia. In these conversations he explores topics of fundamental importance to many of us today, both in work and in life, topics ranging from leadership and performance to creativity and growth. OutsideVoices has a clear purpose: to bring fresh and diverse perspectives that help listeners navigate the world we live in.

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@markehb

Language:

English

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+41 79 818 10 17


Episodes

08 - David Kesby: Herding Cats - Unconventional Team Leadership

6/25/2019
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Dave Kesby is an organizational coach and author of the book “Extra-Dependent Teams: Realising the Power of Similarity”, in which he challenges much of the conventional wisdom of teams. As he writes in his introduction, “through the lens of convention a lot of the features of Extra-Dependent Teams are misdiagnosed as faults: working apart is seen as working in silos, lack of interdependency is seen as uncollaborative, and working only towards their individual goal is seen as not being a...

Duration:00:39:12

07 - Safi Bachall: Loonshots - Innovation Through the Lens of a Physicist

6/11/2019
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Safi Bahcall is a second generation physicist and entrepreneur, whose first book, Loonshots, has been described as a cross between Freakonomics and the da Vinci Code. At the heart of the book is a philosophy which is foundational for everything we do at OutsideLens: that you can learn a great deal by applying the tools and techniques from one world, in this case the world of physics and to a lesser extent psychology, to the world of innovation in business. In this episode, there are...

Duration:01:01:06

06 - Jennifer Berger - Thriving in Complexity

5/28/2019
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We all wish that our lives were a little less complex: as Jennifer Berger explains in her latest book on the subject, while humans are brilliantly designed for operating in a less connected, more predictable world, we all run the risk of falling victim to 5 “mindtraps” that can significantly hinder our growth, agility and effectiveness when faced with complexity. The good news: she offers several approaches for escaping from these unproductive patterns of behavior, enablers leaders to take...

Duration:00:42:26

05 - Chris Rainier and Olivia McKendrick - The Race to Save Cultural And Intellectual Diversity

5/14/2019
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Diversity in all its forms is key to solving many of the most significant challenges we face today, and if we fail to address these challenges, future generations will inherit the consequences. Preserving cultural and intellectual diversity is the purpose of the Cultural Sanctuaries Foundation, and enables us to take advantage of useful wisdom hiding in plain sight. Learn more in my conversation with the founders Chris Rainier and Olivia McKendrick. Show notes:...

Duration:00:48:25

04 - Vas Narasimhan, CEO of Novartis: Transforming the Organization

4/11/2019
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Vas Narasimhan is not your typical CEO, having started his career in public health, where he became passionate about how to impact health on a large scale. Now, many years later and a little over a year into his role as CEO of Novartis, his passion remains undiminished. The impact the company is having on patients is remarkable, be it with “miraculous” treatments that cure children of deadly diseases with one pill, or with the Novartis Access program. In the second half of my interview...

Duration:00:27:23

03 - Efosa Ojomo: See the World Through New Lenses

4/11/2019
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So reads the title of a chapter in the keenly awaited new book by Professor Clay Christensen, Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon, The Prosperity Paradox. The concept of looking at markets from different perspectives is at the heart of this optimistic yet practical book, in which the authors apply robust management theories to help leaders uncover and capture opportunities in developing markets.

Duration:00:41:50

02 - Vas Narasimhan, CEO of Novartis: Transforming Standards of Patient Care

4/10/2019
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Vas Narasimhan is not your typical CEO, having started his career in public health, where he became passionate about how to impact health on a large scale. Now, many years later and a little over a year into his role as CEO of Novartis, his passion remains undiminished. The impact the company is having on patients is remarkable, be it with “miraculous” treatments that cure children of deadly diseases with one pill, or with the Novartis Access program. In the first half of my interview...

Duration:00:23:40

01 - Welcome to OutsideVoices!

3/30/2019
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This is OutsideVoices with Mark Bidwell, bringing you fresh and diverse perspectives that help you navigate the world we live in.

Duration:00:04:54