Austin Bauer, PCC, is an executive coach and founder of Simple Progress, a consultancy that helps organizations do better work by developing cultures of organizational listening, collaborative learning, and internal innovation. Austin has trained and facilitated workshops for over 1,500 leaders at 50+ companies including YouTube, CBS, The American Heart Association, Edelman, Omnicom, Taco Bell, Project Worldwide, Garage Team Mazda, 72andSunny, The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, The 4A's, and Bastion Collective. He is a regular guest facilitator for the USC Iovine and Young Academy for Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation; leads west coast engagements for Caveday (a company improving our relationship to work); and is the strategic advisor for social impact design consultancy, verynice. Austin Bauer is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow him on LinkedIn.