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The People Dividend Podcast

Aug 24, 2021

Welcome to another episode of The Authentic Change Podcast, I am your host, Mike Horne, and I am joined today by Chris Colbert, speaker, author, innovator, and globalist. Chris has spent much of his life helping people, from providing 1:1 guidance to running high-performing entities based on cultures of positive change with his most recent gig serving as the Managing Director of the Harvard Innovation Labs. Chris has the unique ability to paint a compelling picture of what could be and then helping people to make it happen.


Key Takeaways:

[1:53] Chris shares a few words about himself.

[4:06] Chris expands on the concept of helping us understand ourselves better.

[7:04] Chris talks about the behavior of humans while innovating.

[9:52] What behaviors can drive the actions that are uplifting to the human experience?

[10:36] Having an objective perception is almost impossible.

[12:47] The topic of corporate citizenry does not get enough attention.

[14:33] People are the ones creating the value of an organization.

[17:03] More corporations are realizing that they have a societal responsibility.

[19:13] Mike talks about the difference between a manager and a leader.

[19:29] Chris talks about the requirements for authentic leadership today.

[22:11] How do you create an environment based on trust?

[24:04] Be the way you want your organization to be.

[26:14] Chris talks about the only two motivators in behavior change: aspiration and desperation.

[29:44] It’s all about humans.

[33:14] Chris shares his call-to-action with the audience.


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