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The Thinking Leader

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Bestselling business author and unconsultant Bryce Hoffman talks about decision making, strategy, resilience and leadership with some of the world’s best CEOs, writers and thinkers in this twice-monthly podcast. Each episode offers new ideas and insights you can use to become a better leader and a better thinker – because bad leaders react, good leaders plan, and great leaders think.

Bestselling business author and unconsultant Bryce Hoffman talks about decision making, strategy, resilience and leadership with some of the world’s best CEOs, writers and thinkers in this twice-monthly podcast. Each episode offers new ideas and insights you can use to become a better leader and a better thinker – because bad leaders react, good leaders plan, and great leaders think.

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United States

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Bestselling business author and unconsultant Bryce Hoffman talks about decision making, strategy, resilience and leadership with some of the world’s best CEOs, writers and thinkers in this twice-monthly podcast. Each episode offers new ideas and insights you can use to become a better leader and a better thinker – because bad leaders react, good leaders plan, and great leaders think.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 011: Bryce Hoffman on Red Team Thinking

12/20/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, Red Team Thinking Vice President Marcus Dimbleby turns the table on Bryce and interviews him, discussing the origins of red teaming, why we need more critical thinking, how to enable distributed decision making and create psychological safety in your organization, why leaders need to listen, and why new ways of working can’t work without new ways of thinking. Bryce Hoffman is a...

Duration:00:59:26

Episode 010: Zia Zaman: Pulling the Goalie in High-Risk Decisions

12/6/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, Bryce Hoffman talks with Zia Zaman, CEO and innovator, about the use of mathematics to make better decisions in times of high risk in an increasingly uncertain world – where everyone's affected. Zia Zaman is the CEO of Soteria, previously served as the CIO for MetLife, the CEO of LumenLab, and led the marketing strategy for FAST which culminated in a $1.2 billion acquisition by...

Duration:00:56:46

Episode 009: Rethinking Venture Capital

11/1/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, Bryce Hoffman talks with Mark McNally, founder of Nobody Studios, about his new vision for venture capital and his goal to launch 100 companies in five years. Mark is a serial entrepreneur with a broad base of experience scaling companies from startup through multinational establishment. Mark’s first startup went public on the Nasdaq at the age of 24. He’s “challenging the status...

Duration:00:43:04

Episode 008: Professor Virginia Cha: Coping with a Hyperconnected World

10/4/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, Bryce Hoffman talks with Professor Virginia Cha of the National University of Singapore (NUS) about today’s hyperconnected world and the “AAA Mindset” she says leaders need to cultivate to successfully navigate it. Dr. Cha is a leading teacher of innovation and entrepreneurship in Asia, not only at the NUS Business School, but also at INSEAD and SMART, the Singapore MIT Alliance...

Duration:00:48:18

Episode 007: Applying the Art of Diplomacy to Business

9/6/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, Bryce Hoffman talks to former diplomat and executive Dr. David Landsman, OBE, about the lessons business leaders can learn from the world of diplomacy. David served as British Ambassador to Greece and Albania before transitioning to business, first as a senior executive with De La Rue plc, later as executive director of Tata Limited, the Indian conglomerate’s European subsidiary....

Duration:00:43:31

Episode 006: The Business Case for Love

8/23/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, Bryce Hoffman talks to Marc Cox, president of The Company Spirit and the author of The Business Case For Love: How Companies Get Bragged About Today. Cox believes that the best companies succeed in part because they love their customers, love their employees, and build authentic relationships with both of these critical cohorts. He urges leaders to turn up the volume on...

Duration:00:42:40

Episode 005: Red Teaming The Invasion of Iraq with Col. Kevin Benson

8/9/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, your host Bryce Hoffman talks to Colonel Kevin Benson, U.S. Army, ret., the man who planned the invasion or Iraq, about the painful lessons of that war, and how they led to the creation of decision-support red teaming and the establishment of the Army’s red teaming school at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Col. Benson was a senior instructor at that school. He is now dean of The Red...

Duration:00:46:11

Episode 004: Decision Making in Chaotic Scenarios with Dave Snowden

7/26/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, your host Bryce Hoffman talks to Dave Snowden about how a four-stage approach can help leaders better manage complexity and why smaller, adaptive systems initiate change to improve your position. Dave Snowden is a world-renowned expert in the field of knowledge management who is most famous for creating the Cynefin framework. He is the founder and chief scientific officer for...

Duration:00:41:57

Episode 003. Unlearning for Success with Barry O’Reilly

7/12/2021
Welcome to another episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. In this episode, your host Bryce Hoffman talks to Barry O’Reilly about the need for leaders to “unlearn” things that are no longer valid or no longer serve them and explains how major corporations have used his unlearning process to achieve greater success. Barry is a business advisor, entrepreneur, and author of the book Unlearn: Let Go of Past Success to Achieve Extraordinary Results. He is...

Duration:00:38:58

Episode 002: Using PreMortem Analysis to Make Better Decisions with Gary A. Klein

6/28/2021
This week, Bryce talks with Dr. Gary Klein, creator of PreMortem Analysis, a powerful tool designed to help leaders understand the ways their plans could fail so that they can ensure that they don’t. In addition to discussing the origins of PreMortem and how it is used, they talk about how humans make decisions and how leaders can make better ones – particularly in these challenging times. Gary also discusses his latest innovation, a training tool he calls ShadowBox. Dr. Gary A. Klein is a...

Duration:00:46:03

Episode 001: Leadership in Times of Crisis with Alan Mulally, CEO

6/14/2021
Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Thinking Leader podcast, brought to you by Red Team Thinking. Bad leaders react, good leaders, plan, and great leaders think. In each episode, your host, Bryce Hoffman, brings you new ideas and insights from some of the greatest business and thought leaders to help you think more deeply and lead more effectively so that you can be a great leader too. In this episode, Bryce interviews legendary CEO, Alan Mullaly. They talk about leading through crises...

Duration:00:41:20

The Thinking Leader Teaser Trailer

5/27/2021
Welcome to The Thinking Leader!

Duration:00:03:07