Episode Nine: A Creative Toolkit with Duncan Wardle

Guests:  Duncan Wardle



We’re all creative. The ‘creatives’ aren’t more creative than we are. As we grow and become more focused on our role, we tend to believe that we aren’t creative anymore. How do we innovate now? How do we make creativity fun? Duncan Wardle knows how.

The former Head of Innovation and Creativity for Disney Duncan Wardle is one of the world’s most highly regarded innovation speakers and innovation consultants teaching companies, brands and individuals across the globe to overcome their own expertise and get out of their own way. He has learned from the best of the best (and then taught them) how to get out of their ‘river of thought’ to build and create new behaviors that allow us to be creative again.

Without a doubt creativity isn’t a luxury, it is a necessity. In this episode, hear some immediate tips and tricks that you can use and not just survive, but thrive.

Episode Eight: The Modern Marine. Preparing for the Next Generation

Guests:  Bart Reynolds



With the world moving as fast as it is today, how is it that Seaspan isn’t just keeping up, but staying ahead of the curve? Is it big 50 year plans that it is putting in place today or is it smaller, one degree shifts that Bart Reynolds and his team are making? The answer may surprise you.

In this episode, learn how Seaspan and is utilizing new technology to build the Tug Master of the future plan for new sources and guide Seaspan to success in the short, medium and long term

Episode Seven: Balance Time Like a High Performing CEO

Guests: Swish Goswami



From speaking all over the world to from building a global company that is preparing for a series A round, writing a book to ensuring health and wellness is to of mind isn’t easy. Swish Goswami is in this storm that is a busy life like many of us are; he has 120 emails in his inbox, meetings he has to prepare for, and 13 people on his team that need his time and attention. How does he balance? Prioritization, being an early riser and trusting his team to get the job done.

From calling mom, to getting a good workout and setting a priority to be something that can be done this week and not ‘raising a million dollars’ Swish focuses on the little things in life that allow the weight to disappear from his shoulders and to feel a sense of accomplishment.

In this takeaway-packed episode, you’ll hear specific actions to feel more accomplished, set better goals, build trust and truly tackle that overwhelming to-do-list.

Episode Six: The Evolution of Organizational Change with Krystal Ho

Guests:  Kyrstal Ho


When companies like iQmetrix experience rapid growth, roles and accountabilities changed (and continue to change.) In the company’s 20-year history, the traditional org chart didn’t serve iQmetrix well and there was a lack of ownership and accountability that was being done. The solution? Holocracy, or self-management. No more titles, just roles and responsibilities.

In this episode of The One Degree Shift podcast, learn from Krystal Ho how she and her team build a new operating system for the company of the future. It hasn’t all been easy, but with enough little changes and ensuring the team doesn’t experience change fatigue, it truly can work.

Were you as curious as I was? Listen here for more.

Episode Five: The Mindset of a Wrestler

Guests: Chelsea Green


What do those climbing the corporate ladder have in common with someone climbing into the ring? More than you’d think. Mindset. Resilience. Determination. The ability to set and execute goals and pure grit.

Chelsea Green has been working her way up the ranks in professional wrestling for years. In this episode you’re going to learn the little shifts we make can set ourselves up for success and thrive in the face of adversity.

Episode Four: Limitless with Laura Gassner Otting

Guests:  Laura Gassner Otting


Is the definition of success you’ve been carrying around your whole life what really makes you happy? Should we really follow our passion?

In this episode, Laura Gassner Otting (@HeyLGO) talks about how our passion will beat us up and why that is such a good thing. She’ll share how we can get unstuck, find success on our own terms, and live without limits. Life isn’t easy and it isn’t supposed to be. Our life doesn’t have a user manual and unless we can battle through the sticky parts, we’ll be living a life of “what if.” Tune in to this episode to hear from the incomparable LGO.

Episode Three: How to Thrive in a ‘Retailpocalypse’

Guests: Drew Green


The numbers are real, and they aren’t pretty. Retail is struggling. But INDOCHINO isn’t your regular retail store and Drew Green isn’t your typical CEO.The company has, over the last four years, increased in size over 5X, improved its profitability metrics and really become a iconic brand amongst millennials. Incredible.

What is the trick? A well-rounded leadership style. By bringing out the best in the team, amazing things will follow. Trust, belief, and empowerment are all key in allowing people to be and do their best.

With a store having opened nearly every month for the past four years, hear from Drew Green how he’s built the already iconic company that is INDOCHINO.

Episode Two: From Bookkeeper to…

Guests: Ian Crosby


In this episode, we hear from Ian Crosby as he takes us through the evolution of Bench and how he and his team have realized the success they have.

For Ian, Bench isn’t about a centrally planned system, it is an economy with different teams that interact together and have increased responsibility. Instead of departments, the company runs more like a collection of businesses.

Ian shares more about the company’s ‘default open’ principle and how everything that isn’t confidential can be shared amongst the teams to build a greater sense of trust and inclusion. My favourite part though? How Ian looks the longer-term strategy for the company. Listen in to hear how he looks at it!

Episode One: Closing the Power Gap

Guests:  Kathy Caprino


Short Description:

Kathy Caprino, M.A. is an internationally-recognized career and executive coach, writer, speaker and leadership trainer dedicated to the advancement of women in business.

Kathy is the President of Kathy Caprino LLC, a premier career coaching and executive consulting firm offering career and leadership development programs for women.

In this episode, Eric and Kathy discuss what Kathy calls a power gap. In this highly relatable conversation, you’ll hear about how to ‘find brave’, realize your potential, and learn how to get that skip in your step back.