Do Your Leaders Have A THRIVE Mindset? with Dr. Paige Williams

Dr. Paige Williams is co-founder of The Leaders Lab and honorary fellow and researcher at the Centre for Wellbeing at the University of Melbourne. Paige creates practical evidence-based pathways to teach leaders how to leverage their energy attitudes and mindsets to benefit from the dynamic complex and uncertain environment in which most organizations now operate using the latest research in neuroscience, positive psychology, leadership, and systems thinking. And you can see how all of these ideas come together in her book, Becoming AntiFragile: Learning to Thrive through Disruption, Challenge, and Change.

In this week's episode, we explore new research that explains how some leaders are supercharging the well-being and performance of themselves and their teams as they try to shape the new normal of work.

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You’ll Learn:
  • [02:45] - Paige explains why new data suggests that old leadership approaches are no longer working well in most workplaces.
  • [06:08] - Paige shares how leaders are doing right now when it comes to their ability to navigate the uncertainty ahead.
  • [07:23] - Paige explains why team members often have a different perspective on how their leaders are doing.
  • [09:56] - Paige shares the impact leader’s work location – at home, in the office, or a hybrid – is having on the outcomes they can achieve.
  • [11:42] - Paige helps us understand how leaders who are thriving in the midst of uncertainty do show up differently.
  • [12:56] - Paige outlines the beliefs of a THRIVE mindset.
  • [17:19] - Paige shares how leaders are creating cultures of care to support the wellbeing and performance of themselves and their teams.
  • [19:27] - Paige shares why the frequency of care that leaders express makes a significant difference in what teams can achieve.
  • [22:16] - Paige provides some practical tips for how leaders can create a care culture.
  • [24:52] - Paige enters the lightning round...
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Until next time, take care!  Thank you, Paige!