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The Dark Side of Charisma

In episode 10 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake welcome Rob Kaiser, President of Kaiser Leadership Solutions, to the show to discuss the dark side of charisma. Charismatic individuals often ascend to leadership positions within organizations due to their charm and political skills. However, that doesn’t necessarily make them effective leaders.

Mental Toughness

In episode 9 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Nicholas Davenport, a sports performance psychologist and Founder of Mind Body One LLC, to discuss the topic of mental toughness. Whether on the field of play or in a work setting, mental toughness plays a crucial role in how people address and handle certain situations.

Women Leading Through a Pandemic

In episode 8 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake welcome University of Nebraska Omaha Assistant Professor of Management Dr. Kelsey Medeiros to the show to talk about women leading through a pandemic. As we look around the world and see female heads of state more effectively combatting the global COVID-19 crisis, we were curious as to why that’s the case. With Kelsey currently writing a book on this very topic, we could think of no better guest to come on the show to discuss why women seem to be handling this pandemic better than their male counterparts.

360 Leadership Assessments

In episode 7 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Peter Berry, Founder & Managing Director of Peter Berry Consultancy in Australia, to discuss 360-degree leadership assessments. By leveraging the comprehensive feedback generated by effective 360 leadership assessments, leaders have the best opportunity for strategic self-awareness and professional growth.

Personality & Professional Development Coaching

In episode 6 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Bradley Brummel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Tulsa, to discuss personality and professional development coaching. Whether it’s leveraging one’s values or understanding one’s dark-side tendencies, professional development coaching helps people develop the strategic self-awareness necessary to improve overall performance.