World’s Greatest Business Thinkers Podcast Series #6: Herminia Ibarra

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World’s Greatest Business Thinkers Podcast Series #6: Herminia Ibarra

The bar for success in today’s dynamic business environment is higher than it’s ever been before. Business leaders need to keep pace with rising buyer expectations, shifts in purchasing behavior, and rapid advances in technology in order to steer their brand to the top. Navigating difficult macro-economic conditions only adds to the challenge.

To help business leaders stay at the top of their game and build a long-lasting competitive advantage in their own market, we wanted to invite the world’s greatest business thinkers onto the podcast to provide insights, strategies and advice on how to succeed in business today.

Our latest series features an amazing lineup of guests with expertise across multiple disciplines including leadership, problem solving, and strategic decision-making, to give listeners a roadmap for business success.

In the sixth and final episode of the series, Nick Hague is joined by Herminia Ibarra, a Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School and world-renowned authority on leadership and career development.

Herminia has authored two bestselling books, ‘Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader’ and ‘Working Identity’, but its insights and advice from the latter that Nick and Herminia dive into in this episode. If you want to learn what it takes to successfully reinvent your career, this episode is for you.

Key discussion points include:

  • How technology will transform the workplace

  • A new three-stage model for career transition: Possible Selves, Between Identities, and Deep Change

  • The most common pathways to a career change

  • Why reinventing your career is a long-term process full of experiments

  • Why you need to widen your network to generate new ideas or learn a new craft…

…plus lots more! Listen to the podcast episode in full below.


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