Harnessing a Disruptive Mindset with Charlene Li | Ep. 9
Lisa Miller, Founder and CEO of VIE Healthcare Consulting, is joined by Charlene Li, best-selling author and speaker. They discuss harnessing a disruptive mindset.
Charlene has authored six books, and today she shares about her latest book: The Disruption Mindset, Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail.
For the past two decades, Charlene Li has been helping people see the future. She’s the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including her newest release, The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Businesses Transform While Others Fail, and Open Leadership as well as co-author of the critically-acclaimed book, Groundswell.
Charlene is an entrepreneur who founded and ran Altimeter Group, a disruptive industry analyst firm that was acquired by Prophet in 2015. She continues working at Prophet as a Senior Fellow. She was also a vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, worked in online newspaper publishing, and was a consultant with Monitor Group.
With over 20 years of experience in tech and business, she has been a respected advisor to Fortune 500 companies on digital transformation and leadership. Charlene also serves on the regional board for YPO, a global network of CEOs.
Charlene is a sought after public speaker and has appeared at events ranging from TED and the World Business Forum to SxSW. She has appeared on 60 Minutes and PBS NewsHour, and is frequently quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, and The Associated Press.
Charlene was named one of the Top 50 Leadership Innovators by Inc., and one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company. Charlene graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received her MBA from Harvard Business School.
In this episode:
• Leadership in disruptive times and having a disruptive mindset
• Why disruption is better than innovation
• Why writing a manifesto is better than a mission statement
• The importance of taking risks and being out of your comfort zone, and why is it great for patient care.