Jared Weintraub, PhD is passionate about helping individuals, teams, and organizations to create, grow, and maintain purpose-driven, positive, and productive cultures. He currently works on the internal People Analytics and Reporting team at Deloitte and is an Adjunct Professor who has taught undergraduate and graduate Psychology courses. Jared has worked with start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, and organizations across various industries, providing internal and external consulting, coaching, and managing marketing and sales teams. He earned his Master’s degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s D.C. campus and recently received his Ph.D. in Applied Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University, where he researched Flow Theory - how, when, and why individuals, teams, and organizations can get into "the Zone." His most recent publication explored how we can use technology-based solutions to "nudge" behavior change to develop critical competencies for flourishing at work.
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Topics we covered:
Jared’s inspiration from Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the father of “flow”What is flow?The value of a psych major in industryWhy did Jared enjoy working in sales & HR?How did he discover IO psychology?How did his master’s in IO help him do his HR job better?What went into Jared’s decision to pursue a PhD in Applied Organizational Psychology?Is flow at work actually important?Do a lot of people achieve flow at work?What are concrete things people can do to start figuring out what gets them into flow?What advice does Jared have for people considering grad school in IO Psychology?What was Jared’s experience with research at his PhD program (and why was it unique?)?Practical grad school and networking tipsWhat does Jared do now?Advice for that person listening who’s nodding along and feeling really aligned with IO psychology - how should they get started after college?
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Music by: Adam Fine