Innovation expert, Whitney Johnson, discusses the psychology of disruption. How can you feel more confident when taking a risk, or embarking on a new career or activity? Johnson tells us what it takes to begin, to stick to it through the hard parts, and ride that wave all the way to its sweet spot and the exhilaration of success.
All humans crave and need challenge to move forward. We need to be learning and feel a sense of progress to be happy in our lives. When boredom and complacency set in at the top, we become stagnant and depressed. She explains that settling in at the top of a curve isn't always all its cracked up t be, so to maintain our happiness we need to disrupt ourselves again or jump to a new wave. Johnson guides us through the twists and turns of the S curve of disruption, teaching us what we can expect from it, and how to make the most of it.