DECODING AQ - Adaptability Confidence With Ross Thornley

Decoding AQ with Ross Thornley Feat. Kian Gohar - Innovation and Transformation

February 22, 2022 Ross Thornley + Special Guests Episode 56
DECODING AQ - Adaptability Confidence With Ross Thornley
Decoding AQ with Ross Thornley Feat. Kian Gohar - Innovation and Transformation
Show Notes

Kian Gohar is a strategist & co-author of “Competing in the New World of Work.” He coaches executives on team leadership, innovation and transformation.  Kian is Founder and CEO of Geolab.

A sought-after strategist and advisor, Kian inspires the world's leading organizations to harness innovation and moonshots to solve complex problems. He coaches entrepreneurs, executives and leaders to make their impossible, impossible.

Ross and Kian talk about innovation, creating jobs, venture capital, entrepreneurship, startups, knocking on doors, coaching, lockdowns, adapting work, transforming, companies and not doing enough. The pair also discuss the Burning Man Festival, survival, thriving, re-energising, overcoming obstacles, going back to the office, change, transformation, pushing boundaries, surviving, growth and adapting your kids.
 
Timestamps:

  • 01:16 Kian's background
  • 06:13 Kian's book “Competing in the New World of Work”
  • 09:33 Radical Adaptability
  • 09:33 Mitigating the chances of messing up
  • 19:04 Gauging team members
  • 23:02 Four key attributes of leaders to help thrive - Foresight, Collaboration,  Agility and Resilience, 
  • 31:16 Challenges of applying experimentation
  • 37:19 What made Kian so adaptable
  • 45:42 Kian's personal note on change

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