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Whitney Johnson Explains How To Disrupt Yourself - Startup of the Year Podcast

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On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Frank Gruber talks with acclaimed author and the CEO of WLJ Advisors, Whitney Johnson.

Whitney is a former Wall Street Analyst and is the cofounder of the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen in which they invested in at least one unicorn. She is also an executive coach, speaker, and innovation thinker who was recently named one of the most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50.

She also is the author of “Build an A-Team” and the critically acclaimed author of “Disrupt Yourself” among other books. Lastly, Whitney hosts the weekly Disrupt Yourself podcast, where every week she explores her passion for personal disruption through engaging conversations with disruptors. You can find the podcast at:

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