Collective Intelligence #4 – The Five Altitudes of Business Conversations

In this episode, Aviv continues his discussion on collective intelligence by expounding on the different levels, or altitudes, of business conversations. Specifically, Aviv provides best practices for identifying situations that are prone to collective stupidity, encouraging inquiries about conversations’ altitudes and finding new and creative ways to unleash the collective intelligence of your team.

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Leading with Compassion and Conviction with Jeff Cates – Episode 91

Jeff Cates is the CEO and President of Achievers, an industry-leading employee voice and recognition solution that accelerates a culture of performance. Prior to his time at Achievers, Jeff was the CEO and President of Intuit Canada, during which time the company was named a top great place to work in Canada year after year and was also recognized as a top employer for women and millennials. Jeff’s impressive background also includes roles with industry leaders Apple and Hewlett-Packard. In this episode, Jeff and Aviv expound on the democratization of employee engagement, the value of innovation and the role that passion plays in leadership. Finally, Jeff shares his insights on the importance of wanting to do good, give back and truly connect with people as a leader.

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Collective Intelligence #3 – Mapping the Intelligence Terrain

In this episode, Aviv continues his discussion by expounding on the idea of intelligence as a capacity and as a source. Specifically, Aviv analyzes the metabolic process of intelligence as a capacity. He then describes the manifestation of intelligence both as a stream and as an ecosystem. Finally, Aviv poses a thought experiment to the audience on how they can approach the collective intelligence inquiry wisely.

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A Healthy Relationship with Failure with Miha Matlievski – Episode 89

Miha Matlievski is business coach focusing on helping entrepreneurs and business executives. His approach was shaped by what he describes as an epic failure that eventually led to a redemptive renewal and a new beginning. Miha’s passionate pursuit and hard work have resulted in four successful businesses and a personal net worth of fifteen million dollars by his mid-twenties. In this episode, Aviv and Miha expound on the importance of utilizing logic over emotion to develop a healthy relationship with failure to foster success. Miha analyzes the three vectors of freedom, including the freedom of time, money and self-knowledge. Finally, Miha shares his insights on maintaining a growth mindset and the inherent value of reflection.

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Recognition

The importance of recognition in a workplace cannot be understated. Recognition is the most underutilized organizational currency and yet, it is one of the most cost-effective ways to boost morale, increase retention and enable interpersonal connections. In this episode, Aviv expounds on the many ways recognition can bring an organizational mindset from scarcity to abundance and from uncertainty to confidence. Finally, Aviv provides multiple low-cost tips and strategies on how organizations can make their team members feel valued and recognized.

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Roberta Matuson: The Talent Maximizer – Episode 87

In this episode, Aviv and Roberta expound on her work in the field of talent management and retention. They dive deep into the elements that factor into a satisfying work environment, including having a great manager, autonomy and a sense of purpose. Finally, Roberta provides her thoughts on the incoming generation of workers and best practices for employers to prune their workforce.

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Collective Intelligence #2 – Mapping the Terrain of Collectives

In this episode, Aviv shares discoveries he has made throughout his career. He expounds on the three lenses of mapping the terrain of collectives: the content lens, the character lens, and the cause lens. Finally, Aviv offers a series of thought-provoking reflections on the inherent value of collective intelligence.

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A World That Just Might Work with Terrence McNally – Episode 85

In this episode, Terrence shares the passion that drives his work, what led him to these opportunities and the insights he developed by hosting his own podcast. Aviv and Terrence expound on the importance of big picture thinking, taking a long-term view of societal issues, and how each of us as individuals can play a larger role in changing the world.

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The Multifaceted Human & Six Dimensions of the Coronavirus Event

In this episode, Aviv breaks down the six dimensions of the coronavirus effect on our society. Aviv attempts to combine his pragmatic coaching experience with his metaphysical and spiritual inquiry to focus on the effects of this unprecedented global event as it continues to unfold. Finally, he provides tips and strategies on how we can all step into the development opportunities created by this crisis.

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Leadership & Tackling Fear Head On

As the global coronavirus pandemic continues to develop and evolve, its impact on our world cannot be overstated. Never before has an event completely altered the way our society operates. From economic and political paradigm shifts to the emergence of social distancing, the coronavirus had certainly made its mark. In this episode, Aviv expounds on the importance of leadership during crises and why our actions must not be controlled by fear, anxiety, or despair. Aviv poses thought-provoking questions for the audience to reflect on over the next few weeks and months. He urges us to make decisions and take actions unencumbered by fear. Finally, Aviv provides specific strategies for tackling fear head on.

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