UCL School of Management

Mind Shift: a podcast by UCL School of Management

Mindshift, a podcast about innovation and management

At UCL School of Management, we deliver world-leading disruptive research to impact the complex, interconnected world of the future, and our first-ever podcast series does just that. 

Hosted by Vaughn Tan, a strategy researcher focusing on uncertainty and author of The Uncertainty Mindset, Mind Shift will delve into the research and work of the diverse community at UCL School of Management.

In each episode, we’ll look through the lens of research produced at the school to get an insight into the rapidly shifting world of business today.

We’ll cover topics such as; platform competition, building smart cities, cross-sector innovations, frontline employee innovation and much more. 

The work produced at UCL School of Management touches on industries globally and is helping organisations succeed and change the world. Managers, leaders and policymakers outside of academia can also learn from the series to help their high-growth and multinational businesses thrive in a deeply complex, interconnected and data-driven world.

Tune in

Episodes will be released bi-weekly on Wednesday’s throughout Term One and can be accessed on your favourite podcasting platforms; SpotifyApple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, SoundCloudStitcher, Deezer, Amazon Music, Pocket Cast and more.

Just search ‘Mind Shift UCL’ to discover the series. 

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6

All podcasts have been produced and edited by Cerys Bradley, an experienced podcaster, PhD graduate from UCL and a stand-up comedian. 


All transcripts of each episode can be viewed below. Episodes are transcribed by OtterAI and edited by Cerys Bradley.

Episode One 
Paolo Taticchi: The future of cities and sustainability

Episode Two
Joost Rietveld: Platform competition, who really wins?

Episode Three
Angela Aristidou-Ritter: Innovation in healthcare through cross-sector collaboration

Episode Four
Jean Philippe Vergne (JP): Blockchain: Decentralising organisations and solving the collective action problem

Episode Five
Bilal Gokpinar: The impact of frontline employee innovation

Episode Six
Colin Fisher: How to avoid micromanaging and inhibiting creativity

Last updated Friday, 17 December 2021