Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Leaders Of Transformation

Want to grow your business? Make a greater impact in the world? Become a leader in your industry?

Every week our host Nicole Jansen interviews business leaders and difference makers who are transforming the world with their strengths, passion and expertise. Tune in weekly to hear inspiring stories of transformation, overcoming obstacles, and global impact.

From freeing women and children from the sex trafficking industry, to transforming the way we do business and interact with others, these leaders of transformation will inspire and equip you to be the difference maker and world changer you were born to be.

Subscribe to hear all the latest episodes and get your weekly boost!

Nov 12, 2021

Deborah Westphal has guided our era’s top minds and leaders to challenge biases, ignite ideas, and build connections and resilience for a secure and sound future.

Her career spans more than 30 years, government agencies and Fortune 100 companies, and virtually every continent. In 1999, Alvin Toffler tapped her as one of the founding members of his eponymous consulting firm, Toffler Associates. From 2007 through 2018, she served as the firm’s CEO.

Through her work, she has guided notable organizations including Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Marriott, U.S. Air Force, Baxter International, Bayer, Heinz, Microsoft, Koppers, PPG, DARPA, National Security Agency, Loral Space Systems, NASA, Qwest, Verizon, and Westinghouse.

Deborah’s empathetic and thought-provoking style helps leaders spot patterns that signify future risks and opportunities. She’s a sought-after speaker and writer who provided the Foreword to After Shock.

Deborah is a world traveler who enjoys time with her son and running in the mountains.

What We Discuss with Deborah Westphal in this Episode

  • The curiosity of a futurist
  • The work of Alvin Toffler
  • Advancing technology and humanity
  • The power of “What if” questions
  • Convergence and the forces converging right now
  • Questioning the assumptions you have
  • Business trends and how to prepare for the future
  • Honeywell and making plastics recyclable
  • From shareholders to stakeholders
  • Are electric cars really clean?
  • The impact of the internet on the environment
  • Practical solutions for leaders
  • How travel shapes our perception and understanding
  • The importance of Antarctica to humanity
  • How the environment impacts your critical supply chain

Episode Show Notes: 

Check out our complete library of episodes and other leadership resources here:


📣SUBSCRIBE to the Leaders of Transformation Podcast 

👇 CONNECT with Nicole Jansen on Social Media