December 14, 2016

More being – less doing, with Michele Wucker.

Episode 387:

Michele Wucker is a global thought leader with experience in strategy, policy, turnarounds, and crisis management. Her most recent book is “THE GRAY RHINO: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore.” After nearly three decades in media and non-profit management and content creation, she recently founded Gray Rhino & Company to help leaders and organizations to strategize responses to risks that are neglected despite – or often because of – their size. Her previous positions include Vice President for Studies at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; President of the World Policy Institute, which she re-launched in 2007; and Latin America Bureau Chief at International Financing Review. She has been honored as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a Guggenheim Fellow.

What you’ll learn about in this episode

  • Michele’s background
  • Michele’s book “The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore”
  • Why you need structure in your daily life to run a business effectively
  • Why Michele begins her day by walking her dogs
  • Why you need to listen as a business leader
  • What you can learn from Kodak’s collapse
  • Focusing on what you need and how to get it
  • Shedding what’s holding you back


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Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.