AMA Edgewise

In the coming weeks we will be bringing you the insights and voices of recognized thought leaders across a wide range of topics.

Our aim is to provide those essential "nuggets" of perspective that will help you and your organization improve performance, adapt to changing business realities, and prosper in a complex and competitive world.

We’re Going on Hiatus

Some of our favorite clips throughout the years.

October 20, 2017 / Podcast #

Thank you so much to listening to AMA Edgewise throughout the years. For now we’re going on a temporary hiatus. Until we come back, we put together some of our favorite clips, excerpts from the following episodes:

Dan Pink on the Modus Operandi of Motivation

Bob Kulhan on Honing Your Improv Skills

Ed Wallace on Becoming a Relational Leader

Devora Zack on Singletasking

Alex Frankel on Working Undercover at America’s Top Companies

Al Pittampalli on the Modern Meeting

Anders Dahlvig on IKEA’s Global Social Ambition

Kevin Kelly on the Future of Jobs: Man or Machine?

Kimberly Palmer on Cultivating Your Side Business

Stanley McChrystal on Trusting Your Team

Kory Kogon on Using Technology Wisely

Please check out these episodes and many more. See you soon!

 

Victor Prince on Walking The Camino Way

Reflecting on leadership on a trek across Spain.

October 13, 2017 / Podcast # 17-41

Victor Prince

The Camino Way is a trail across Spain that take a dedicated hiker a month of 15 miles days to traverse. As Victor Prince walked the trail he reflected on his life, both at home and at work, and came away with seven leadership lessons inspired by his journey. He shares these lessons on our podcast today and in his new book, The Camino Way: Lessons in Leadership from a Walk Across Spain, published by AMACOM.

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Howard Behar on Committing to a Great Culture

How to take an active role in shaping culture.

October 6, 2017 / Podcast # 17-40

Howard Behar

A lot of people pay lip service to culture or say they’ll work on getting a great culture later. According to Howard Behar there is no later, the time for great culture is now. The former president of Starbucks is here to motivate you to create a mission statement to improve your daily work for your team and your company today.

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G. Michael Campbell on Ensuring Project Success

The best way to communicate to make sure your project gets finished.

September 29, 2017 / Podcast # 17-39

G. Michael Campbell

G. Michael Campbell has found that there is one fairly reliable predictor of project success: communication. If you have good, open communication with the stakeholders involved in your project you are more likely to see the project through to completion. And vice versa. He joins us today to talk about his new book Succeeding with Senior Management, published by AMACOM, and how to translate project management speak into senior management speak.

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Stephen Woessner on Profitable Podcasting

How to start your own podcast!

September 22, 2017 / Podcast # 17-38

Stephen Woessner

Podcast consumption has been on a steady uptick and isn’t going anywhere. Hosting a podcast is a great form of publicity and business development for even the smallest business owners but getting started can be daunting. Stephen Woessner, author of Profitable Podcasting, published by AMACOM, is here with some ideas to allay your biggest fears about starting your own podcast.

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Rosanne Thomas on Manners for the Modern Age

How to behave yourself at work.

September 15, 2017 / Podcast # 17-37

Rosanne Thomas

In the world of social media we need a modern Emily Post more than ever. Enter Rosanne Thomas with her book Excuse Me on how to navigate the business world with poise and tact. She joins us today with some of her tips from her new book, published by AMACOM, and make sure to sign up for her webcast with even more ideas on manners in the 21st century. Register here!

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Isaac Sacolick on Driving Digital

Getting ready for our digital future.

September 8, 2017 / Podcast # 17-36

Isaac Sacolick

Digital is the way of the future no matter what your industry. Usually that switch comes with a lot of frightening language: transition, revolution, transformation. It doesn’t have to be that scary. Isaac Sacolick, author of the new book Driving Digital, published by AMACOM, is here to assure you that digital is going to happen and it’s going to be ok.

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Esther Choy on Letting the Story Do the Work

How to tell a story well to get and keep attention.

September 1, 2017 / Podcast # 17-35

Esther Choy

Stories have a beginning, a middle, and an end, that’s it. However, there is some nuance that can make a blah story into a memorable one. Esther Choy, author of Let the Story Do the Work, published by AMACOM, joins us with some ways to punch up your storytelling skills that will have people eager to hear more.

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Mark Murphy on Making Feedback Bearable

Using science to get your message heard.

August 25, 2017 / Podcast # 17-34

Mark Murphy

Handling feedback, both giving and receiving, is one of the most difficult parts of office life. Mark Murphy, author of Truth at Work, has looked into the science of why we hate hearing feedback and has some ways we can deliver even the toughest messages in a way that will get through.

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Josh Sullivan & Angela Zutavern on the Mathematical Corporation

Collaborating to bring in the new phase of tech.

August 18, 2017 / Podcast # 17-33

Josh Sullivan & Angela Zutavern

Machine automation and AI are the way of the future. That might seem frightening but the leaders at the forefront of this movement have been working together to make sure AI is done right. Josh Sullivan & Angela Zutavern, authors of The Mathematical Corporation, join us with stories of exciting new collaborative innovation that is moving forward rapidly.

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