50 min

Quiet Your Ego and Become a Better Listener - Ed Hess Do Good To Lead Well with Craig Dowden

    • Management

As humans we’re constantly seeking confirmation of what we believe and affirmation of our ego. What possibilities would be unlocked if you became the best version of yourself? Is the journey to the best self ever complete? In this episode, Ed Hess answers these questions and more.



What You’ll Learn:

1. The skills to be a highly adaptive learner in the face of the current technological revolution

2. The biggest competition you’ll have going forward is you. How do you overcome the biases you have?

3. How to take ownership of your mind, emotions and behaviors

4. A mindful breath work meditation exercise that’ll quiet your ego, mind, body and emotions so you can better focus on listening and relating to others

5. Hacks to becoming a better listener



Who is Ed?

Ed Hess is a best selling author of 15 books, 160 practitioner articles, and 60 Darden business cases on topics related to business growth, innovation, and entrepreneurship, including Hyper-Learning: How to Adapt to the Speed of Change and Own Your Work Journey: The Path to Meaningful Work and Happiness in the Age of Smart Technology and Radical Change. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review. Ed Hess is a Professor Emeritus of Business Administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Darden School's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Co-Director of the Darden School's Leading Growth and Change executive education program. Prior to his academic career, Ed was a successful entrepreneur and business executive. He co-founded and served as the CEO of The Martin Agency, one of the largest advertising agencies in the United States. He also served as the CEO of another successful advertising agency, and held senior marketing positions at two Fortune 500 companies.



Mentions:

Own Your Work Journey: The Path to Meaningful Work and Happiness in the Age of Smart Technology and Radical Change: https://www.amazon.com/OWN-YOUR-WORK-JOURNEY-Meaningful/dp/B0BW2SL7Q3



Follow Ed:

Website: https://www.edhess.org/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/edward-hess-41638b16/?locale=ms_MY



More of Do Good to Lead Well:

Website: https://craigdowden.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/craigdowden/


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As humans we’re constantly seeking confirmation of what we believe and affirmation of our ego. What possibilities would be unlocked if you became the best version of yourself? Is the journey to the best self ever complete? In this episode, Ed Hess answers these questions and more.



What You’ll Learn:

1. The skills to be a highly adaptive learner in the face of the current technological revolution

2. The biggest competition you’ll have going forward is you. How do you overcome the biases you have?

3. How to take ownership of your mind, emotions and behaviors

4. A mindful breath work meditation exercise that’ll quiet your ego, mind, body and emotions so you can better focus on listening and relating to others

5. Hacks to becoming a better listener



Who is Ed?

Ed Hess is a best selling author of 15 books, 160 practitioner articles, and 60 Darden business cases on topics related to business growth, innovation, and entrepreneurship, including Hyper-Learning: How to Adapt to the Speed of Change and Own Your Work Journey: The Path to Meaningful Work and Happiness in the Age of Smart Technology and Radical Change. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review. Ed Hess is a Professor Emeritus of Business Administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Darden School's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Co-Director of the Darden School's Leading Growth and Change executive education program. Prior to his academic career, Ed was a successful entrepreneur and business executive. He co-founded and served as the CEO of The Martin Agency, one of the largest advertising agencies in the United States. He also served as the CEO of another successful advertising agency, and held senior marketing positions at two Fortune 500 companies.



Mentions:

Own Your Work Journey: The Path to Meaningful Work and Happiness in the Age of Smart Technology and Radical Change: https://www.amazon.com/OWN-YOUR-WORK-JOURNEY-Meaningful/dp/B0BW2SL7Q3



Follow Ed:

Website: https://www.edhess.org/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/edward-hess-41638b16/?locale=ms_MY



More of Do Good to Lead Well:

Website: https://craigdowden.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/craigdowden/


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Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/craig-dowden/message

50 min