What's your wish for the next generation? Listen in as Rebecca Ryan interviews some of today's most innovative leaders.
This time we're talking with Penelope Trunk, founder of BrazenCareerist.com and two other start-ups before that. You can read Penelope's career advice in over 200 newspapers and for those of you who follow her on Twitter and on her blog know that Penelope can be counted on to say things that sound outrageous. In this interview Penelope shares her thoughts on a couple of new trends: unschooling and the localization of all things social media. In addition, she talks about coming out as a professional with Asperger's.
This episode we're talking with Mary Werner, a leading coach who helps good leaders become great leaders. Mary knows that great leadership is not instilled in a certain chosen few, She believes that great leadership can be learned and she shares with us how she teaches that to her clients. In addition, she talks with us about the brain science behind the resistance to change and tells us a great metaphor about an elephant and a rider.
This week on the Next podcast we're talking with Jamie Licko, the founder of Centro, an organization that helps downtowns and city centers get their groove on. Jamie talks about one of her pet peeves: cities that get too scrubbed clean and lose their grit. She also shares four cities she's inspired by, and (maybe controversially), why she's bearish (not bullish) on high speed rail.
April Kelly is the program director of LinkedIn Live (a new service coming out soon) and the author of a book called Gratitude at Work. April talks with us about why she thinks gratitude is really the secret sauce within organizations. She also talks about her and her team's perspective on how to deliver kick ass customer service and, maybe, why you need more cowbell.