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Join us, as we interview remarkable and thought-provoking guests about innovation, leadership and change in the world of business. Whether you are an executive or an intrapreneur, our objective is to help you and your organisation create an entrepreneurial culture, become more innovative, and better able to respond to change. We do this by deconstructing world-class performance from the arenas of business, academia, science and sports. Each week Mark Bidwell will bring you key insights, fresh perspectives, and proven tools you can use straight away to make you more successful professionally and personally. Full show notes available at InnovationEcosytem.com.
Most Recent Episode
034 - The Space Between Hesitation and Commitment with Michael Gervais
4 days ago
Michael Gervais is a high-performance psychologist who works in the trenches of high-stakes environments, he is a recognized speaker on optimal human performance, and he is the host of the Finding Mastery podcast. What can Michael teach us about success in the corporate world? Well, just a few of the important topics Mark and Michael discuss on this week’s episode are: ● Why is an understanding of the space between hesitation and commitment so fundamental to raising performance? ● What is micro-choking, and how can you dissolve pressure? ● A definition of failure that challenges us to step up 03:20 - How does Michael help people become the best they can be? 05:00 - How does Michael help people think more clearly when under pressure? 05:25 - What does ‘micro-choking’ mean? 08:50 - You know when you’re on the edge of your capabilities, when you begin to get butterflies in your stomach, or even get nauseous. 12:50 - To do the difficult and challenging things in life, we need the help of others. 13:30 - However, corporate America is riddled with narcissists. This actually kills success. 16:25 - How does Michael see risk and failure show up in the executive suites? 19:20 - How does personal philosophy differ from personal purpose? 23:40 - ] Michael discusses the work he did with Skydiver Felix Baumgartner, the man who broke the sound barrier. 28:15 - What has Michael learned so far, from hosting his podcast, Finding Mastery? 35:05 - What is the space between hesitation and commitment? What makes someone go over that edge? 39:40 - Write down in 20 words or less what your philosophy is. 41:20 - What has Michael changed his mind about recently? 42:55 - What does Michael do to remain creative and innovative? 44:25 - What does Michael attribute his success to in life? FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/the-space-between-hesitation-and-commitment-with-michael-gervais/