In her new book, “Hunch”, Bernadette Jiwa explores the creative dearth that our distracted society is creating. She examines “innovation icons” like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk for the common trends they share. But then, and this is the exciting bit, Bernadette shows example after example of “ordinary geniuses”—people like you and me —who are creating their own breakthrough innovation, leveraging a simple set of practical tools that we can all benefit from.
We were delighted to welcome Dr. Robert Cialdini, the “godfather of influence,” to The 21st Century Workplace, to talk about his new book Pre-Susausion, a Revolutionary way to Influence and Persuade.
Part business book, part memoir, Good Authority by Jonathan Raymond is a model for applying effective leadership tactics. Leaders have the tendency to disempower their teams by offering quick solutions (they Superman a situation), instead of creating space for team members to solve problems on their own (like Yoda).
Today we are joined by Dave Gray for a wide-ranging discussion of the deeply (and often unconsciously) held beliefs through which we all view the world. Dave chats about the Bubbles of Belief that frame our habits, and how we can disrupt our habits to create new paths to creative thinking.
The longitudinal path that we used to follow of a 30 year trajectory of climbing the corporate ladder is dead. Now, it’s all about the Pivot. Today our good friend Jenny Blake, author of “PIVOT: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One”, joins us to discuss this very topic.
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