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Intrinsic Leadership & Motivation with Sharath Jeevan OBE #96
Episode 9626th July 2023 • The HR L&D Podcast • Nick Day - JGA Payroll Recruitment
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In the episode, Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast by Sharath Jeevan, a world-leading expert on Intrinsic Leadership & Motivation and the Founder & Executive Chairman of Intrinsic Labs!

Sharath supports organisations and leaders worldwide to solve deep motivational challenges.

He has worked with governments, leading universities and high-profile corporations, from L'Oréal to the London School of Economics, and he is also the author of the ground-breaking book "Intrinsic".

Sharath was awarded an OBE in the 2022 Queen's New Year's Honours for founding and leading STiR Education, arguably the world's largest intrinsic motivation initiative.

“Intrinsic”, the book we will learn more about during this episode, takes us on a journey around the world to find practical and inspirational answers to solving our motivational crisis, harnessing ground-breaking research from psychology and economics to philosophy and behavioural science.

In this “Intrinsic Leadership & Motivation” episode with Sharath Jeevan OBE on The HR L&D Podcast, we also explore:

  1. What do the words “human resources” mean to you?
  2. How do we motivate our teams in this ‘New Work’ Age?
  3. Tell us more about the concepts of Purpose, Autonomy, & Mastery.
  4. What 3 principles should we focus on when building a motivating culture?
  5. What is the Authenticity Paradox?
  6. What can leaders do to build “nurturing practices”?
  7. Can you tell us more about your research, the book, and its findings?
  8. How can leaders build ways of working within their organisations that increase impact?
  9. What are five ways we can develop more meaningful collaboration?
  10. What would be your primary recommendation for living a more fulfilling life?
  11. How are ChatGPT and other automation tools impacting human connection?

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Thanks for listening, folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast soon!