Whitney Johnson, author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work, speaks. Brian Wheeler, executive director of Charlottesville Tomorrow, moderates the discussion. Book sales and signing follow the breakfast.
Why should you attend?
“Johnson, a Merrill Lynch equity analyst turned entrepreneur, shows how and why to upend a career in this practical, concise work. Savvy and often counter-intuitive, this superb book offers the tools, mindset, guidance, and rationale for avoiding complacency and embracing a new career path.”—Publishers Weekly
“Playing it safe is not safe in today’s fast-paced marketplace. Disrupt Yourself is a must-read for anyone looking to stand out from the crowd and pursue innovation in our highly uncertain business climate.”—Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup
“You already know that to have the career and life you always wanted, you’ll need to be innovative, take risks, and spot and seize opportunities. Luckily, Whitney Johnson knows exactly how disruptive innovation gets done, and her brilliant new book is the how-to guide you’ve been waiting for.”—Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson, Columbia Business School
“Whitney Johnson’s Disrupt Yourself provides clear guidance that will help you both boost your career and become a driving force in market evolution. Her innovative approach proves that staying true to your own strengths can be groundbreaking, and often take you further than following established paths. I highly recommend this book.”—Michelle McKenna-Doyle, National Football LeagueGet Tickets