Every HR and human capital team out there is asking themselves one question: How do we up-level the 80%?
I know this from experience. Before founding Experiential Insight, I worked in the HR field for more than 10 years, and while it was often exciting, I remember the 80% question being something of a challenge in nearly every company for which I worked.
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The influence and impact of a leader is fast accelerating into a new stratosphere of success. No longer will an individual rise to the top simply because he or she is a brilliant technician with a few good Success Skills at bay. Instead success will be recognized at the top because he or she demonstrates Hyper Intelligent Leadership. This is the Future of Leadership that will shape our future of work.
In order to truly answer the question of what’s wrong with our education system, we need to start asking the question of what determines success in one persons personal life and professional career over another’s? Are there certain types of behaviors and mental models that equate to success? How and where does one develop these mental models and behaviors?
The world around us keeps evolving at the speed of light, and it’s becoming harder to predict what the future of life and work will mean for each of us in five years time… or even in just two short years.
Artificial intelligence (AI) still seems like it’s decades away from coming into real contact with our every day lives. The term alone sounds complex, unfriendly, and cold. But the truth is, AI is already here, and has been for a few years now.
As children our imaginations are so vast. We see ourselves becoming astronauts, pilots, and firefighters, and we have all sorts of wild dreams about our futures. We are un-inhibited and contained by nothing and no one. Our imaginations are not forced. They’re free, liberating, and dreamy… the feelings every adult wishes they could hold on to throughout his/her life.
Last week I went to a University of Auckland Alumni event, and had the pleasure of meeting the CEO and Founder of Renaissance Leadership, Ben Andersen. We got talking about executive coaching and personal growth and Ben said something that resonated so strongly with me: “you can’t hack personal growth”.