How do humans learn and grow and what's it got to do with making change?
A riveting intellectual adventure into the world of organizational psychology, learning and development, creativity, and innovation.
Sofia-Jeanne is on a quest to understand human development and organizational learning. She is our resident organizational psychologist here at Innovation Bound, and she joins the podcast today to introduce herself, teach us about learning and organizations, and have some run-of-the-mill philosophical discourse with our host.
Among organizational psychologists, The Learning Organization is an ideal. It's also a model that describes how an organization can continuously improves its ability to define and achieve its goals.
When do you stop growing up?
We speak and behave in ways that make it seem like an adult and a child are two distinct things.
When you're a grown up, you'll understand. ... and so on. But, is that really how things go? Do you transform when you cross the stage and grasp your diploma? Or is something else going on?
How does it all come together? Individuals can develop and improve, organizations can learn and change. What does that mean for the world? Will things improve steadily forever? What are the risks?
If you want to make change, start where change is already being made.
Whether you're creating something entirely new, or creating something incrementally new (the invention of film vs a single new movie), the act of innovating remains the same.
What are the different levels at which we learn? What do they imply about one's psychology and present opportunities?
Sofia-Jeanne shares her experience working at organizations that drive hard for high quality outcomes, and what becomes possible when organizations aim their sights high.
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What do we want?!
When do we want it?!
IN DUE COURSE!
Does suffering make us better? ...Or worse?
Let's look to comic books for some guidance.
The question at the core of human development. Perhaps the only real question anyone might ask themselves...
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