Positive Disruption: Pivot Your Process and Challenge the Status Quo to Attain Success with Scott Cullather, Kristina McCoobery, & Todd Davis


Original Air Date Wednesday, October 7, 2020


Along with the tragedies of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been challenges that force businesses to change the way they operate and serve their clients.

Many of these major pivots have included a completely mobile workforce, virtual sales calls, and a shift in brand marketing. Organizations are attributing increased employee productivity to a better home/work balance afforded to them by this ‘great pause’. But, what conditions will move forward to become part of the new normal business landscape? To uncover the possible upsides of a more holistic work environment, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with three people who assist some of the top companies to evaluate the way they do business and integrate company values into their marketing. Husband and wife storytelling team, Scott Cullather and Kristina McCoobery discuss their latest book for entrepreneurs, Challenge Everything, and Todd Davis, Chief People Officer of Franklin Covey, discusses the 30th-anniversary edition of The Seven Habits of Highly-Effective People by Stephen Covey.

Scott Cullather & Kristina McCoobery— Authentic Storytelling:
  • Scott and Kristina’s book, Challenge Everything includes the good, the bad, and the ugly of entrepreneurship. [2:18]
  • Authentic storytelling provides humans unique experiences of connection. [4:03]
  • At INVNT, employees lean into their strong culture to remain connected to one another. [17:43]
  • The focus on health and wellbeing is paramount in marketing organizations now. [23:28]
  • Brands that are making real, measurable changes will be the leading brands in the future. [25:32]
  • Kristina and Scott share advice for budding entrepreneurs. [27:38]

Scott Cullather has held multiple c-suite positions, over the last 30 years and has led hundreds of large-scale brand experiences in over 40 countries, for dozens of the world’s leading brands.

Kristina McCoobery holds a dual role as COO of [INVNT GROUP], the global BrandStory project™, and CEO of INVNT, the global live brand storytelling agency™. She founded INVNT in 2008.

Book: Challenge Everything: The Battle Cry That Blew Sh*t Up And INVNTd Live Brand Storytelling

Invnt Website & Invnt Group Website

@INVNT on Twitter

@INVNT on Facebook

@INVNT on Instagram

Todd Davis — Finding Your Effectiveness:
  • Todd shares the first three habits of highly-effective people. [35:03]
  • The 30th anniversary of The Seven Habits of Highly-Effective People includes new stories and applications for today’s business environment. [39:04]
  • The next three habits of highly-effective people depict moving forward in the maturity continuum. [40:59]
  • Looking at the COVID pandemic as an opportunity to find balance in our home and work life. [52:43]

Todd Davis has over 30 years of experience in human resources, talent development, executive recruiting, sales, and marketing. He has been with FranklinCovey for over 20 years, currently serving as chief people officer and executive vice president

Book: The Seven Habits of Highly-Effective People by Stephen Covey — 30th Anniversary Editions



Franklin Covey Website

@FranklinCovey ME on Twitter

Franklin Covey on Facebook


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