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Dr Patti Fletcher on Women Disrupting the Workplace

7/13/2018
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Disrupters, the new book by Dr. Patti Fletcher is called the “anti-Lean In.” Not because women should stay put, far from it. Dr. Fletcher is seeking a new way forward, one that doesn’t rely on women simply emulating the way that men have traditionally behaved. She joins us to talk about how women and men […]

Duration:00:18:04

Dan Cable on Our Seeking System

6/29/2018
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Each of us has an innate “seeking system” that fuels our desire to know more. Since the industrial revolution, organizations have a tendency to behave in ways that discourage our natural tendency to learn. Dan Cable, author of Alive at Work, is here to talk about how to tap in to this fundamental, human drive […]

Duration:00:21:02

Whitney Johnson on Disruptive Innovation

6/22/2018
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If you want to learn about disruption, look to Lady Gaga. She was a record-breaking pop-star who decided to make a jazz album with Tony Bennett, completely counter to what anyone thought her audience would like. Whitney Johnson, author of the new book Build an A-Team, joins us to talk about successful disruption and how […]

Duration:00:19:57

Allen Adamson and Joel Steckel and the Increasing Rate of Change

6/15/2018
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“What’s your five year plan?” It’s a classic interview question that just isn’t relevant anymore, now that the market landscape can be radically different within months, never mind years. Allen Adamson and Joel Steckel, authors of the new book Shift Ahead, join us to talk about companies and brands that shifted their whole worldview to […]

Duration:00:24:24

Morten Hansen on Being Great at Work

6/8/2018
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Work smart, not hard. We’ve all heard that before but it’s not very instructive. Morton Hansen, author of the new book Great at Work, joins us with some tips on how to avoid burnout, work less, and achieve greater results. Morten T. Hansen is a management professor at University of California, Berkeley. He is the […]

Duration:00:14:14

Rasmus Hougaard & Jacqueline Carter on Leading Yourself and Others

6/1/2018
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Changing culture starts from the ground up. Rasmus Hougaard & Jacqueline Carter, authors of The Mind of a Leader, advise that any leader who wants to affect change should just start, today. First walk the walk in your own leadership style, then let that radiate out through your own team and onward through the rest […]

Duration:00:18:45

Anne Bahr Thompson on Brand Citizenship

5/25/2018
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Customers these look to brands to solve their own personal problems and also work towards solving wider global concerns: they want the paper towels that will clean up messes in the kitchen and also made sustainably so they don’t destroy the environment. Anne Bahr Thompson, author of Do Good: Embracing Brand Citizenship to Fuel Both […]

Duration:00:22:25

Lior Arussy on Embracing Change

5/18/2018
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People love to talk about innovation but when it comes to actually changing how we work, suddenly everyone starts dragging their feet. Lior Arussy, author of Next is Now, joins us to talk about the different ways we resist change, how to spot that resistance, and eventually how to overcome it. Lior Arussy is an […]

Duration:00:13:40

H. James Wilson on Work in the Age of AI

5/11/2018
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No, you are not going to be replaced by a robot but a robot might be your new coworker. While automation is here to stay, research has shown that human and machine collaboration consistently outperforms pure automation. H. James Wilson, author of Human + Machine, joins us to talk about the future of the working […]

Duration:00:23:12

Stephen Denning on the Age of Agile

4/27/2018
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Stephen Denning, author of The Age of Agile, distinguishes between “operational agility” and “strategic agility.” Operational agility is about improving products that already exist and already have a market. Strategic agility is about creating brand new markets for brand new products. While we should always have operational agility, we should be working toward being more […]

Duration:00:11:50

Dr. Leah Weiss on Working with Compassion

4/20/2018
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Wish you could find more purpose and meaning in your work? Dr. Leah Weiss, author of How We Work, has techniques to shift your mindset away from work as a transaction of trading time for money and toward something more positive and motivating in the long run. Leah Weiss, Ph.D., MSW, is a teacher, researcher, […]

Duration:00:16:45

Kim Powell on Acting Like a CEO

4/13/2018
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“CEO” can seem like a venerated title but the people occupying those positions are less intimidating than you might think. Maybe don’t march into their office unannounced and start chatting today, but CEOs are people who make mistakes and have weak spots, just like anyone. Kim Powell, along with her co-author Elena L. Botelho, interviewed […]

Duration:00:20:04

Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick on The Best Team Wins

4/6/2018
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We’re back! After a short break we’re back with a lineup of exciting guests we’re excited to share with you. First, back from our hiatus, old friends of the AMA, The Carrot Guys: Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick. They’re here to share some of their favorite stories of teamwork success from their new book, The […]

Duration:00:19:07

We’re Going on Hiatus

10/20/2017
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Thank you so much to listening to AMA Edgewise throughout the years. For now we’re going on a temporary hiatus. Until we come back, we put together some of our favorite clips, excerpts from the following episodes: Dan Pink on the Modus Operandi of Motivation Bob Kulhan on Honing Your Improv Skills Ed Wallace on […]

Duration:00:20:07

Victor Prince on Walking The Camino Way

10/13/2017
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The Camino Way is a trail across Spain that take a dedicated hiker a month of 15 miles days to traverse. As Victor Prince walked the trail he reflected on his life, both at home and at work, and came away with seven leadership lessons inspired by his journey. He shares these lessons on our […]

Duration:00:13:20

Howard Behar on Committing to a Great Culture

10/6/2017
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A lot of people pay lip service to culture or say they’ll work on getting a great culture later. According to Howard Behar there is no later, the time for great culture is now. The former president of Starbucks is here to motivate you to create a mission statement to improve your daily work for […]

Duration:00:13:54

G. Michael Campbell on Ensuring Project Success

9/29/2017
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G. Michael Campbell has found that there is one fairly reliable predictor of project success: communication. If you have good, open communication with the stakeholders involved in your project you are more likely to see the project through to completion. And vice versa. He joins us today to talk about his new book Succeeding with […]

Duration:00:18:21

Stephen Woessner on Profitable Podcasting

9/22/2017
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Podcast consumption has been on a steady uptick and isn’t going anywhere. Hosting a podcast is a great form of publicity and business development for even the smallest business owners but getting started can be daunting. Stephen Woessner, author of Profitable Podcasting, published by AMACOM, is here with some ideas to allay your biggest fears […]

Duration:00:15:10

Rosanne Thomas on Manners for the Modern Age

9/15/2017
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In the world of social media we need a modern Emily Post more than ever. Enter Rosanne Thomas with her book Excuse Me on how to navigate the business world with poise and tact. She joins us today with some of her tips from her new book, published by AMACOM, and make sure to sign […]

Duration:00:14:50

Isaac Sacolick on Driving Digital

9/8/2017
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Digital is the way of the future no matter what your industry. Usually that switch comes with a lot of frightening language: transition, revolution, transformation. It doesn’t have to be that scary. Isaac Sacolick, author of the new book Driving Digital, published by AMACOM, is here to assure you that digital is going to happen […]

Duration:00:24:22