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Episode 127

#127 Barry O’Reilly, Co-Founder of Nobody Studios, on How to Unlearn

People stay at companies because they’re developing and progressing, not because their leaders think they ‘know it all’. To build this progressive culture, today’s guest shares how the skill in unlearning is more important than ever. Dialling in from the US, Barry O’Reilly is the Co-Founder of Nobody Studios, and author of ‘Unlearn’ and ‘Lean Enterprise’. He has pioneered the intersection of business model innovation, product development, organisational design, and culture transformation.

In this episode, we discuss the three steps to unlearning, ‘culture hacks’, lessons from high performance companies, how to have difficult conversations with your employees, and Barry’s personal experience of unlearning that helped him write his latest book.


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