Lancefield on the Line

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic: Supercharging human performance

October 26, 2022 David Lancefield Season 3 Episode 4
Lancefield on the Line
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic: Supercharging human performance
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We’re moving into the age of psychological capital based on curiosity and creativity. We need to harness data on behaviours more effectively to help us understand people in an unbiased, objective, and meritocratic way. It might sound straightforward but it will require overcoming resistance especially from those who have grown into senior leadership roles in the system; they fear what the data may show them, revealing some home truths.

Aspiring leaders have to be willing to challenge the way business works, being dissatisfied with the status quo. They'll need to rethink of aspects of conventional wisdom – the divide between leaders and managers, the premium of style over substance, and the notion that we bring our whole selves to work.

Who better to stimulate our thinking and design this new system that Prof Tomas Chamarro-Premuzic, one of the world’s leading social scientists and practitioners.

About Tomas:

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an international authority in people analytics, talent management, leadership development, and the Human-AI interface. He uses science and tech to help organizations predict human performance. 
He is the Chief Innovation Officer at Manpower Group, co-founder of Deeper Signals and Metaprofiling, and Professor of Business Psychology at both University College London, and Columbia University. Tomas has published 10 books and over 200 scientific papers. He is a frequent contributor to Fast Company, the Guardian, Forbes, and the Harvard Business Review. 


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The power of data
What’s holding us back
Breaking through the status quo
Distinction between leader and manager
Traits of aspiring leaders
Confidence vs competence
Use of psych assessments
The best psych assessments
The authenticity cult or trap
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