Episode 007 – Amanda Lannert, CEO, Jellyvision
Amanda Lannert, CEO of Jellyvision will discuss how you grow a startup versus scale a large company and embody a strong organization culture that is all about behavior. Tune in to hear Amanda weigh in on the cadence of promotions and title changes and how to leverage workforce disruption for a happier life.
1:00–Recap of moments before the shutdown
3:09–Discussion on introversion from the pandemic
3:54–Becoming CEO of Jellyvision
8:20–Most surprising part of becoming CEO
9:39–What comes first, title or promotion?
11:10–Toughest decisions for leadership during disruption/crisis
17:10–Building a strong company culture—startup vs larger organization
21:23–Leading with purpose and creativity
23:35–Discussion on Chicago’s role in Jellyvision’s success
25:51–How can Chicago be better/different?
28:39–Technology leadership, borderless leadership with remote work and long-term strategy
32:31–Younger workers and blank slate opportunity – who will and won’t take advantage of COVID reset?
35:20–Breaking the concept of “the ideal worker” and changing the narrative
37:42–Discuss Amanda’s diverse educational background and concept of “learn how to learn”
40:29–CEOs as lifelong learners, staying curious
41:33–Discussion on wellbeing during the pandemic
43:22–Amanda’s hope & curiosity for the future
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