In today’s episode,Alex Budak, author of “Becoming a Changemaker” joined Bradley to discuss the importance of embracing change in business. Alex is a UC Berkeley faculty member, social entrepreneur, author, and keynote speaker. He helps people from all walks of life go beyond themselves, become changemakers, and make a positive impact in their careers, companies, and communities.
His book, Becoming a Changemaker (Hachette, 2022) is described by NYTimes best-selling author Dan Heath as “a catalyst for a new generation of leaders committed to changing the world” and has been endorsed by Nobel Prize winners, Olympic athletes, and most meaningful of all—his former students
At UC Berkeley, Alex teaches his wildly-popular course “Becoming a Changemaker,” directs the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program, and is a Faculty Director for Berkeley Executive Education programs. A teacher at his core, Alex’s book and changemaker curricula have been adopted by universities around the world.
As a social entrepreneur, Alex co-founded StartSomeGood, which has helped thousands of changemakers in over 50 countries raise millions of dollars to launch and scale new change initiatives. He previously ran Sweden’s leading social innovation Incubator, Reach for Change, and worked at change.org.
Alex regularly speaks at Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, and universities, giving talks on changemaking, entrepreneurship, and leadership in venues from Cambodia to Ukraine; China to the Arctic Circle; and the White House to UN agencies. His vision is to make change less scary, leadership more accessible, and impact more inclusive.
Learn more about Alex: https://www.alexbudak.com/
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