8 episodes

What can a refugee tell an entrepreneur about starting over?While that refugee might never have stepped in a boardroom, they know all too well what it takes to walk away from something they love. Despite their vastly different backgrounds, the two people can relate over the humanity in their experiences.A podcast on leadership and entrepreneurship, each episode features an expert from the business world and a guest who has faced a similar challenge in a very different way. Listen to an FBI Agent and a CEO discuss staying calm under pressure, and learn how a Broadway Stage Manager and a Venture Capitalist adapt and think on their feet when things go wrong.As they explore the commonalities and differences between their perspectives, guests on OtherWise Insights provide each other - and us - with new inspiration to lead with wisdom. The magic is in the intersection.Thanks for joining us! Let us know what you think and who we should be talking to next by reaching out at www.otherwiseinsights.com

OtherWise Insights Katarina Jones

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

What can a refugee tell an entrepreneur about starting over?While that refugee might never have stepped in a boardroom, they know all too well what it takes to walk away from something they love. Despite their vastly different backgrounds, the two people can relate over the humanity in their experiences.A podcast on leadership and entrepreneurship, each episode features an expert from the business world and a guest who has faced a similar challenge in a very different way. Listen to an FBI Agent and a CEO discuss staying calm under pressure, and learn how a Broadway Stage Manager and a Venture Capitalist adapt and think on their feet when things go wrong.As they explore the commonalities and differences between their perspectives, guests on OtherWise Insights provide each other - and us - with new inspiration to lead with wisdom. The magic is in the intersection.Thanks for joining us! Let us know what you think and who we should be talking to next by reaching out at www.otherwiseinsights.com

    Spotting Talent

    Spotting Talent

    A talent scout for a professional baseball team discusses spotting talent with a VP of People from a San Francisco Tech Company. We talk about finding diamonds in the rough, evaluating for future potential, and combatting bias in the hiring process. 
    Hear what Dr. Heather Doshay, VP of People from Webflow, and Ryan Leake, the Southwest Regional Scouting Supervisor for the Houston Astros.

    • 33 min
    Asking Good Questions: Part 2

    Asking Good Questions: Part 2

    Last week we left journalist & best-selling author, Amanda Ripley, and Chief Revenue Officer of People Data Labs, Andrew Elliott, talking about listening and asking good questions. This week they're back to finish up the discussion. We dive even deeper into tips and tricks, all of which will help you become a better leader as well. 

    • 32 min
    Asking Good Questions: Part 1

    Asking Good Questions: Part 1

    Journalists and sales people have to build trust quickly, uncover the root of an issue, ask good questions, and listen effectively. These are all critical leadership skills as well. On today's episode we're speaking with journalist and best-selling author, Amanda Ripley, and Chief Revenue Officer of People Data Labs, Andrew Elliott. Not only are they masters of these skills themselves, they both teach others how to ask better questions. This episode has been split into 2 parts so that you can benefit from all the tips and tricks they share!

    • 21 min
    Staying Calm Under Pressure

    Staying Calm Under Pressure

    On this episode, an FBI Agent & a CEO talk about staying calm under pressure. You'll hear Sid Patel, Assistant Special Agent in Charge from the FBI, speak with Tim Junio, co-founder and CEO of cyber-security company, Expanse. The challenges they face are very different - one keeps us safe from mass shootings and terrorist incidents, while the other runs one of Forbes Magazine's next billion dollar startups - yet neither one is a stranger to stress or dealing with crisis. Listen to these two experts talk about how to stay cool when things start to heat up.

    Guests:
    Sid Patel, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBITim Junio, co-founder and CEO of Expanse

    • 32 min
    Adapting When Things Go Wrong

    Adapting When Things Go Wrong

    On this episode, a Broadway Stage Manager and a Venture Capitalist talk about adapting when things go wrong. You'll hear Holly Coombs, Production Stage Manager for Mean Girls,l speak with Venture Capital Partner, David Hornik. When something goes wrong during a live show, a stage manager has to think and act quickly. When things go wrong in business, entrepreneurs have to do the same, and investors like David can offer perspective. Listen to Holly and David discuss thinking on their feet and rolling with the punches.

    Guests:
    Holly Coombs, Production Stage Manager, Mean Girls, BroadwayDavid Hornik, General Partner, August Capital

    • 33 min
    Building Ecosystems

    Building Ecosystems

    In this episode, a Norwegian Diplomat and the Director of a business accelerator compare and contrast their experiences of building ecosystems from their unique perspectives.

    Creating an ecosystem is hard work! How do you get people bought in to your vision? What can you do to promote sustainable growth? What should you be thinking about if you're trying to create your own community or ecosystem?
    Hear answers to these questions and more on Episode 2 of OtherWise Insights.

    Guests:
    Mysty Rusk, Director of The Brink, Small Business Development CenterJo Sletbak, Consul General of Norway to San Francisco and the Western U.S.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

reginaphalange9 ,

Captivating podcast!

Really interesting and powerful conversations around leadership from unlikely pairs. Excited to hear more!

Tash123moo ,

Insightful and Helpful!

This is a really interesting podcast! I look forward to upcoming episodes!

LBranch ,

Great Podcast on Leadership

Well-produced and provides great insights on leadership for very diverse perspectives!

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