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The Leadership Standard – 022 –Geoff Colvin - Fortune Magazine Senior Editor at Large, CBS Radio Daily Commentator, and Bestselling-author

The Leadership Standard

EPISODE 22 Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a coveted Fortune 500 company? Look no further than this episode of The Leadership Standard podcast featuring award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, Senior Editor at Large of Fortune Magazine, and speaker on today’s most significant trends in business – Geoff Colvin! As someone who is frequently surrounded by multi-billionaires and visionaries such as Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson – Geoff Colvin’s conversation with host Gair Maxwell will bring you inside the mindsets of the world’s most influential business leaders, and reveal unconventional insights about the most valuable companies in the world. Throughout this episode, branding expert and TEC speaker Gair Maxwell and Geoff Colvin also discuss topics found within Geoff’s latest book, Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know that Brilliant Machines Never Will. Determined a “must-read” for every business leader in the post-pandemic reality, Geoff argues that as technology advances with increasing speed, the most valuable skills in the economy will be skills of deep human interaction – empathy, creative problem-solving in groups, storytelling – and reveals why developing these skills will be crucial to the futures of individuals, companies, and nations. Recognized as one the world’s sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the infotech revolution, and more, Geoff Colvin has analyzed companies and business leaders worldwide as they confront the largest issues of our time. Don’t miss this episode of The Leadership Standard podcast where Geoff Colvin shares his firsthand knowledge about what distinguishes the greats from everyone else – while reflecting on the business leaders and organizations that have prospered, the ones that have stumbled, and why.

1hr

20 Aug 2021

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Summary of Talent Is Overrated by Geoff Colvin | Free Audiobook

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“It turns out that our knowledge of great performance, like our knowledge of everything else, has actually advanced quite a bit in the past couple of millennia. Scientists began turning their attention to it in a big way about 150 years ago, but what’s most important is the growing mountain of research that has accumulated in just the past 30 years. These hundreds of research projects have converged on some major conclusions that directly contradict most of what we all think we know about great performance.” Talent Is Overrated deals, at its core, with the question of what’s more important, talent or skill. Talent being defined as the natural ability you are born with, whereas skill is something you learn through time and practice. Do you want more free audiobook summaries like this? Download our app for free at QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. DISCLAIMER: This book summary is meant as a preview and not a replacement for the original book. If you like this summary please consider purchasing the original book to get the full experience as the original author intended it to be. If you are the original author of any book on QuickRead and would like us to remove it, please contact us at hello@quickread.com

18mins

9 Aug 2021

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Summary of Humans Are Underrated by Geoff Colvin | Free Audiobook

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Many of our jobs are being automated and replaced by computers, find out what skills you can develop that can’t be replaced and how technology and social media might help or hurt them! Computers are becoming smarter than humans in almost every way. Even the one area we thought computers couldn’t touch, emotions, aren’t off limits. What can we do when computers are becoming better than humans at detecting human emotion? When they can invent recipes and write stories? Humans Are Underrated will delve into just that, the areas where humanity still remains superior. In this summary we’ll learn about computers that recognize facial expressions, how empathy can improve business success, how social media is making us all less social, and what we can do to use technology to improve the things we are in fact underrated at. Do you want more free audiobook summaries like this? Download our app for free at QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. DISCLAIMER: This book summary is meant as a preview and not a replacement for the original book. If you like this summary please consider purchasing the original book to get the full experience as the original author intended it to be. If you are the original author of any book on QuickRead and would like us to remove it, please contact us at hello@quickread.com

16mins

23 Jul 2021

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Geoff Colvin: Talent is Overrated

The Wicked Podcast

We interview Geoff Colvin, Fortune's senior editor-at-large, about the myth of being born with talent and how Deliberate Practice separates progress from time wasted on mediocrity.00:35 Insights & Takeaways 12:00 Interview Links: Book on Amazon: here Author website: here Twitter: @geoffcolvinEmail: geoff@geoffcolvin.comFor speaking engagements: info@damelionetwork.com The Wicked Podcast: Support us on Patreon: here The Wicked Podcast website: here 'The Wicked Company' book on Amazon.co.uk: Buy The Wicked Company website: visit Music: 'Inspired' by Kevin MacLeod Song: here Creative Commons License

1hr 8mins

18 Feb 2021

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From The Vault: A Conversation with Geoff Colvin

Sales Enablement Podcast with Andy Paul

Geoff Colvin is the NYTimes best-selling author of a couple of my favorite business books, "Talent is Overrated" and "Humans Are Underrated." On today's episode we dive deep into how technology has been changing the nature of work and what this will mean for sales. We dig into how the definition of great performance is being changed. And why research shows that in a future filled with AI that great performance requires us to be more intensely human. This interview was recorded in 2017.

40mins

28 Sep 2020

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Episode 8 - Geoff Colvin: Author and Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine

Fidelis Leadership Podcast

Geoff Colvin is an award-winning journalist for Fortune & CBS Radio, best-selling author & speaker on top trends & issues impacting business leaders. You can find Geoff at: geoffcolvin.com And access his books on: http://geoffcolvin.com/books/

1hr 2mins

13 Aug 2020

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908 Geoff Colvin (replay) – Talent Is Overrated!!!

The Hidden Why Podcast

Humans are Underrated!! In this episode we discuss two of Geoff’s popular books including his newest book, Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will. Amid rising anxiety over the advance of technology and its effects on human workers, we discuss the future of humans and how we can remain valuable.http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/ … Continue reading 908 Geoff Colvin (replay) – Talent Is Overrated!!!

59mins

19 Apr 2020

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908 Geoff Colvin (replay) – Talent Is Overrated!!!

Leigh Martinuzzi

Humans are Underrated!!In this episode, we discuss two of Geoff’s popular books including his newest book, Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will. Amid rising anxiety over the advance of technology and its effects on human workers, we discuss the future of humans and how we can remain valuable.Our conversation begins with his former bestseller, Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else, discussing the truths behind peak performance, ironing out the myths of innate talent, and sharing insights in how we can all develop peak performance by understanding the deliberate practice. An amazing interview and well worth a listen.Guest Bio. Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today’s most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist for FORTUNE, he has become one of America’s sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the infotech revolution, and related issues.

59mins

16 Apr 2020

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Why the US and China are Already in a Cold War, the Economics of Inequality and Future of Capitalism | Geoff Colvin

The Syndicate

Geoff Colvin (@geoffcolvin) is FortuneMagazine’s Senior Editor-at-Large, an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on the most significant trends and issues impacting business, politics and the economy. Geoff’s work has earned him millions of loyal fans and 7M weekly listeners on CBS Radio Network He’s the author of four books including groundbreaking bestsellers Talent Is Overrated: What Really... The post Why the US and China are Already in a Cold War, the Economics of Inequality and Future of Capitalism | Geoff Colvin appeared first on The Syndicate.

57mins

24 Feb 2020

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Episode 2: Geoff Colvin unleashes actionable insights on the forces driving emotional challenges for your clients.

Kestra Out Loud Podcast

Esteemed guest, Geoff Colvin, takes center stage on the Kestra OutLoud podcast! Geoff offers his unique perspective in this 27-minute episode and unleashes actionable insights on the economic and technological forces driving emotional challenges for clients.  Geoff's columns stories in Fortune Magazine have earned him millions of loyal fans, many of whom also listen to him on the CBS Radio Network, where he reaches seven million listeners every week. Geoff Colvin is author of several books including the groundbreaking international bestseller "Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else." 

27mins

13 Feb 2020

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