Curve Benders Podcast – Evolution of Associations with Elisa Pratt, CAE

The 31st episode of the Curve Benders podcast is live with a former client, and now Nour Cohort Community member, Elisa Pratt, CAE. She’s an association management executive with a passion for engagement, whether grassroots advocacy or the development and advancement of regional chapter affiliates both domestically and internationally. In the last two decades, she […]

Curve Benders Podcast – The Profound Rationale for Voice with Amy Edmondson

Episode 30 of the Curve Benders Podcast on The Profound Rational for Voice with Amy Edmondson, is live. I’ve been a long-time fan of Amy’s work, incorporating her research on the Spectrum of Failure into my book, Return on Impact back in 2012. More recently, we met at the Thinkers 50 annual gala in London, […]

Curve Benders Podcast – Creating Space for Inquiry with Hal Gregersen

Episode 25 of the Curve Benders Podcast on Creating Space for Inquiry with my friend and Thinkers 50 recipient, Hal Gregersen of the MIT Leadership Center, is live. Hal is a senior lecturer in Leadership and Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management where he pursues his vocation of executive teaching, coaching, and research […]

Curve Benders Podcast – Self-Awareness with Tasha Eurich

Episode 23 of the Curve Benders Podcast on Self-Awareness with my MG100 friend and organizational psychologist, Tasha Eurich, is live. With a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, she leads a boutique executive development firm that helps companies succeed by improving the effectiveness of their leaders and teams. One of the aspects of what I really appreciate […]

Curve Benders Podcast – Back from a Break with Book Journey Update

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” – Amelia Earhart, an American aviation pioneer. If you’ve been […]

Future of Work

I’m turning the traditional “show notes” from each episode of the Curve Benders Podcast into more in-depth articles with links, images, and a deeper perspective on each topic. To build on the intro article on Curve Benders here is a deeper glimpse into the Future of Work: We think a lot about what the future […]

Welcome to The Curve Benders Podcast

I’m really excited to announce that with the research and writing of my 11th book, Curve Benders, I’ve also launched what I hope will be an insightful, informative, and yet fun podcast. I plan to share what is commonly referred to as “show notes” here in our blog. I want to engage my broad audience […]