On Unlock People's Potential, we talk corporate culture, organizational behavior, B2B sales and marketing, leadership, hiring, and employee engagement.Our guests are bestselling authors and thought-leaders who are committed to shaping the future of work.As Peter Drucker once said: "Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations."So let's start now, in Unlock People's Potential by Contriber!
Know Your Why — This Is How You'll Be An Inspiring Leader29/11/2016 Duration: 44min
What does ‘Start With Why’ mean? Why do some entrepreneurs not take the time to 'know their why' or define with clarity, the purpose of their organization? What should a leader observe if he or she wants to hire someone with the same passions and beliefs? What are the common symptoms for individuals and organizations that do not have clarity on their WHY? How can a company re-focus itself if it's lost connection with its WHY? What happens when a business shapes its core belief around attracting a large audience instead of shaping it around their WHY? Is it possible, in an authentic way, for marketers to change people’s beliefs? And much more! In this episode of Unlock People’s Potential, Guerric de Ternay interviews Peter Docker, a man whose WHY is to enable people to be extraordinary in what they do. Since 2011, Peter has worked in partnership with Simon Sinek (author of the global bestseller Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action) and the Start With Why team to help organizatio
Better Work-Life Balance: Achieving It The Harvard Way09/11/2016 Duration: 48min
What do you recommend people do to bring back into focus what matters most to them? How do people end up on a paths they haven’t chosen? People often have big dreams, but often moderate or decide not to achieve them over time… why is that? Have you come across someone who experimented with their assumptions on what they wanted to do? What are the most important steps to figure out a job-to-be-done? How can a company make sure the right processes are in place to apply the jobs-to-be-done theory? And much more! In this episode of Unlock People’s Potential, Guerric de Ternay interviews Karen Dillon, a former editor of Harvard Business Review, Inc. magazine, Legal Business magazine, and The American Lawyer. In addition to discussing her personal story on changing the strategy for her life, Karen gives more context to the book, "How Will You Measure Your Life?", (a book she co-authored with Clayton Christensen) and its implications for the business side of things as well. In the second half of the interview, th
Algorithms in Everyday Life: A Surprising Discussion with Brian Christian14/09/2016 Duration: 58min
What’s an algorithm? Is there a link between overthinking a problem and that of an algorithm requiring too much computational power? What role does intuition play in the decision-making process? How can successful businesses apply the explore/exploit algorithm? What are the main principles that arise from thinking like an algorithm? How do you (Brian Christian) apply these concepts in your own life? And Much More! In the episode of Unlock People’s Potential, Guerric de Ternay discusses examples of algorithms used in everyday life with guest Brian Christian, co-author of the book "Algorithms to Live By". Brian believes that algorithms can be applied to your everyday life, helping you to solve common decision-making problems. For instance, at some point in your life, you will have to find a new apartment — or maybe even want to buy your own house. As a human, you naturally intuit that it makes sense to research and compare different options before choosing a place to live. But in competitive real-estate mar