Webinar: We’ve Been Disrupted, Now What?

Whitney Johnson and Carol Kauffman
April 24, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:45am

A Conversation with Whitney Johnson and Carol Kauffman

Join two leading experts in a conversation on the current changes as many organizations and individuals face significant disruptions in their work and personal lives. Whitney Johnson and Carol Kauffman, PhD will discuss how we can adapt to the current times and innovate our practices to become more resilient. The session will include a Q&A.

This is a public webinar


Whitney Johnson is the CEO of WLJ Advisors and one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world as named by Thinkers50. She is an expert on helping high-growth organizations develop high-growth individuals. Whitney is an award-winning author, world-class keynote speaker, frequent lecturer for Harvard Business School's Corporate Learning and an executive coach and advisor to CEOs.

She is a popular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, has 1.7 million followers on LinkedIn, where she was selected as a Top Voice in 2018, and her course on Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship has been viewed more than 1 million times. In 2019, she was ranked #3 on the Global Gurus' Top 30 Organizational Culture Professionals. In 2017, she was selected from more than 16,000 candidates as a “Top 15 Coach” by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith.


For the past 25 years Dr. Kauffman has taught at Harvard Medical School where she is an Assistant Professor and the Founder of the Institute of Coaching. She is also the Director of Faculty Coach Training at Massachusetts General Hospital. As a leader with an entrepreneurial spirit she launched: the Institute of Coaching Professional Organization with 1,600 members; founded and co-chairs the Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference at Harvard Medical School; the International Coaching Leadership Forum and with Manfred Kets de Vries is the annual featured speaker at the European School of Management and Technology Coaching Colloquia. She recently chaired the annual meeting of the Consulting Psychologist division of the American Psychological Association and the Applied & Applied Research Division at the International Positive Psychology Association conference.

Dr. Kauffman has published in many venues, and was the Founding Editor and launched the first academic peer-reviewed journal dedicated to coaching, Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice. Her work has been featured in Harvard Business Review where she directed and authored the HBR first research project on executive coaching. Carol appears regularly in the media including New York Times, Forbes, LA Times, New York Magazine and is interviewed for local and national television and radio. She has coached live on television, radio and for a documentary film on positive psychology. She is a member and examiner for ABPP, the American Board of Professional Psychologists.