Killing Companies with Lisa Bodell

Don’t let the title scare you off, that’s right, ‘killing your company’ is about making space for positive change and it’s not as hard or painful as it may sound. Just ask Lisa Bodell. She is a forward-thinker who developed processes to clean out the unnecessary bits from work places. It’s like feng shui for your business processes. In this engaging interview with Mark Bidwell—an executive intrapreneur turned entrepreneur—Lisa shares why identifying problems, getting rid of things and simply stop doing things to begin with creates bandwidth for an organization to grow and successfully change with the times.

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Lisa Bodell is an award-winning author and CEO of futurethink. As a futurist and expert on the topic of change, she serves as a global council member of the World Economic Forum, and has helped thousands of senior leaders ignite innovation at Bloomberg, Pfizer, Lockheed Martin, and more.

Lisa is an inspired speaker who has brought her message to over 30 countries and nearly 100,000 people each year. She was ranked the top speaker at Google’s client events in 2015. She is also the author of the best-selling book Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution, which won the 2014 Axiom Best Business Book Award and was voted Best Business Book by USA Book News and Booz & Co. Lisa has appeared on NPR, FOX News, and in Fast Company, The New York Times, and WIRED. She is a monthly columnist for strategy+business, and frequent contributor to Forbes and Harvard Business Review.

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Mark Bidwell has extensive experience catalyzing and driving change in a variety of marketing and leadership roles at market-leading companies such as BP Oil, The Hay Group, and Syngenta, where I lhe the creation and development of a $2bn Specialty Crops business unit. Mark’s initial exposure to disruptive innovation involved launching London’s first home-delivery supermarket, followed by introducing the first web-based consulting product to European clients in 1995, which formed the basis of a business that today generates revenues approaching $150m.

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