Thu, 27 May 2021
Paul Zak is the founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University, as well as founder and Chief Immersion Officer of Immersion Neuroscience. Paul’s two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rainforest of Papua New Guinea, all in a quest to understand the neuroscience of human connection, human happiness, and effective teamwork.
Listen in as we dive into how to create trust using science-backed insights, how immersive experiences factor into trust, and what companies can do to cultivate immersion and use it to their advantage. Paul also shares the precursors to creating a great experience and explains why Maslow’s hierarchy of needs always wins—and what that means for creating stellar experiences.
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Thu, 20 May 2021
Ximena Vengoechea is a user researcher, writer, and illustrator whose work on personal and professional development has been published in Inc., The Washington Post, Newsweek, and Huffington Post. She is a contributor at Fast Company and The Muse, and is best known for her project The Life Audit. An experienced manager, mentor, and researcher in the tech industry, she previously worked at Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Ximena joins us today to discuss the long lost art of listening as a means of connecting with others, including how to differentiate between what people say and what they actually do, how to get away from surface listening, and how to know when to follow-up or let the conversation flow. Ximena also shares how silence is often used as a tool in user research, and how we can all use silence to our advantage when it comes to connection.
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Thu, 13 May 2021
Howard Tiersky is a successful entrepreneur who has been named by IDG as one of the 10 Digital Transformation Influencers to Follow Today and by Enterprise Management 360° as “One of the Top 10 Digital Transformation Influencers That Will Change Your World.” He is the author of the WSJ best-selling book Winning Digital Customers: The Antidote to Irrelevance and is the founder of two companies that enable large brands to win in the digital world, FROM: The Digital Transformation Agency, and Innovation Loft.
Listen in as Howard shares his take on how to thrive in the digital age and remain relevant to your customers by providing a seamless online experience, what one of the best predictors of successful financial performance of a company is, and what the number one indicator of a successful business is. If you’re yearning to maximize your presence and drive transformation in today’s digital world, this is an episode you can’t afford to miss.
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Thu, 6 May 2021
Dr. Robert Cialdini is known as the foundational expert in the science of influence. His Principles of Persuasion have become a cornerstone for any organization serious about effectively increasing their influence. He is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author, with over five million copies sold in 44 different languages. He is also the president and CEO of INFLUENCE AT WORK and a popular keynote speaker.
Many listeners are familiar with Robert and his Principles of Persuasion, but the launch of his new and expanded book is worth revisiting his theories on the psychology behind persuasion. Listen in as we discuss how to use shortcuts for persuasion, why words can be a powerful force, and how to use one particular social technology to up your persuasion game.
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