In this 10th episode, Jason Hartman talks with Michael Gelb, author of The Art of Connection: 7 Relationship-Building Skills Every Leader Needs to Know, as well as How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Everyday. The Art of Connection offers readers seven methods of developing better rapport in their professional and personal lives.
The two of them delve into the importance of kindness in life, and examine each of the seven skills leaders need.
[2:52] Social media is connecting us online, but isolating us physically
[6:12] What you need to do if you really want to be innovative. #1 is embrace humility
[10:28] How much more could you accomplish if you were respectful boss rather than a jerk
[14:44] People are finding reasons to be offended these days, and it’s toxic
[18:42] We are all becoming more like ourselves thanks to things like big data
[22:30] Achieving balanced energy exchange
[25:52] Turning friction into momentum