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24 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Karen Dillon. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Karen Dillon, often where they are interviewed.

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24 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Karen Dillon. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Karen Dillon, often where they are interviewed.

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Revisiting the Theory of Disruptive Innovation with Karen Dillon

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Today the term "disruption" is commonly used in business to signal a wide range of disparate concepts - from new business initiatives to an individual or team pursuing seemingly innovative strategies. The concept of disruption comes from Clayton Christensen's theory of disruptive innovation, which he explored in his first book, "The Innovators Dilemma" in 1997.   On this episode of the Cohere podcast my guest is Karen Dillon,  former editor of Harvard Business Review and a coauthor of three books with Clayton Christensen, including the New York Times best-seller "How Will You Measure Your Life?" All three books extended the theory of disruptive innovation and explored various contexts in which the theory could be a useful lens. In our conversation, Karen shares her experiences editing both Inc. and Harvard Business Review, how she met and began collaborating with Clayton Christensen, and how she continues to carry their work forward today.
Jul 31 2020 · 35mins
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072: Karen Dillon: Do you Have a Strategy for Your Life?

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Today we are honored to have a conversation with Karen Dillon. Karen is the former editor of the Harvard Business Review magazine and she’s the co-author of three books with Clayton Christensen, including the Prosperity Paradox, Competing Against Luck and How Will You Measure Your Life?

“How is strategy formed? And why is it that so many companies don’t succeed at whatever they say are their goals?” asks Karen.

“It comes down to a very simple disconnect.” states Karen. “Strategy is formed not by whatever you say your goals are, in the budget you set for yourself, or in the ambitions the company has from the top floor on down. It’s formed in the every day decisions of every one of your employees — what they choose to spend their energy, time and the company resources on, what they prioritize over other things. So no matter what the company thinks the strategy is, the strategy is formed by all of those hundreds of every day choices made by people in the trenches. And that’s exactly what happens in our lives too — our own personal strategy is not what we say it is, it is formed in our own every day, dozens and dozens of choices about how we spend our own energy and time and resources.”

For more of Karen’s insight and some great stories from her own journey, listen in!

Jun 19 2020 · 33mins

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Ep. 237 Karen Dillon: Innovation and Prosperity

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I have read many books by the renowned (RIP) Professor Clayton Christensen, but there are two that I feel play an important role in the life of an entrepreneur and these are «How Will You Measure Your Life?» and «The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty», which is co-authored by Karen Dillon and African entrepreneur Efosa Ojomo. I met Karen Dillon through interactions on different social media platforms and by following and reading her various articles about business and innovation. I invited Karen to participate in my podcast as a guest to discuss her experience of working closely with Professor Christensen and how these two books have a great impact on organizations and individuals that seek to constantly innovate.
Mar 25 2020 · 33mins
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023. How will you measure your life with NYT bestselling author Karen Dillon

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How will you measure your life? That can be a very daunting question but answering it can make all the difference. Regardless of where you are in your life, determining how you are going to measure how you lived your life is better figured out right now. NYT bestselling author and former Harvard Business Review editor, Karen Dillon, sits down with Patrick in the lab to discuss her answer to the question and to challenge all of us to do the same. Find Karen at www.karendillon.net
Jan 22 2020 · 36mins

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Karen Dillon – from Harvard Business Review to bestselling author

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Karen Dillon, former Editor of Harvard Business Review, now multiple bestselling author, with her advice for new authors.

Oct 02 2019 · 34mins
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Karen Dillon and Work-Life Balance

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Not sure how to balance your career and personal life? Karen Dillon, a former editor of the Harvard Business Review, shares her insights with Kat Harris.

Sep 23 2019 · 23mins
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Creating Prosperity with Karen Dillon

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Innovation and sustainable growth are on everyones mind whether you run a company, an emerging economy or are just trying to manage your own life. It turns out our current solutions often compound the problem. What questions should we be asking instead? Tune in to find out what those are.
Sep 06 2019 · 53mins
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E42: Karen Dillon – Bringing Great Theory to Life

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Ben & Jay have the unique pleasure of speaking with Karen Dillon, NYT best-selling author and former editor of the Harvard Business Review, about her being in “the front seat of the Clay Christensen experience” through years of collaboration with Clay and some of their incredible colleagues.  Karen may refer to herself as “semi-retired”, but she sounds pretty busy and is having great impact on the world as a co-author of The Prosperity Paradox with Clay and Efosa Ojomo (featured in Episode 40), and as Editorial Director of BanyanGlobal Family Business Advisors.  In addition to talking about The Prosperity Paradox, Karen provides a master class on writing, reflects on her collaboration with Clay and James Allworth on How Will You Measure Your Life, and what it was like to work with Bob Moesta on Competing Against Luck.  Take a “time dash” with the Sherpas and Karen to hear how Clay’s theories have evolved – and how they can impact an individual on a personal basis.

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@claychristensen @jamesallworth @EfosaOjomo @bmoesta

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Apr 11 2019 · 40mins
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#54 The Prosperity Paradox - with Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon

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This week on Being Human, I interview Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon, Harvard academics and co-authors with Clayton Christensen of The Prosperity Paradox. We talk:

- How some noodle entrepreneurs transformed the retail supply chain in Nigeria
- The huge business opportunities represented by non-consumers
- How providing cover just from a phone number made a British insurance entrepreneur a fortune while transforming lives in Africa
- Why thinking about customers in terms of 'Jobs To Be Done' expands your thinking
- Why corruption is a solution!




Apr 04 2019 · 56mins
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Efosa Ojomo And Karen Dillon

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Michael Fynan calls Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon, co-authors on THE PROSPERITY PARADOX. Learn more: https://www.harperacademic.com/book/9780062851826/the-prosperity-paradox.
Mar 22 2019 · 23mins