BONUS: What is social contagion? This CEO says our embedded routines are driving how we lead. #habits

BONUS: What is social contagion? This CEO says our embedded routines are driving how we lead. #habits

Show Notes

Andrew shares a story of an organization transformed by adopting good habits  [04:00]

The science of social contagion: How our behavior influences the behavior of those around us and vice versa  [09:37]

Are adults affected by social contagion, or does it only affect kids and teenagers?  [09:56]

Research shows that as we get older, we tend to be more influenced by fewer people.  [10:17]

One of the greatest habits of leadership: The habit of telling compelling stories  [11:52]

As an executive, how do you address an unhealthy habit at work?  [14:27]

Simple healthy habits at work  [15:58]

On company culture  [19:37]

Can big companies easily adopt good habits, and how important is it that they do?  [20:24]

Andrew’s call to action for millennials  [22:22]

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Quotes

I learned early in my career that a number or statistic has never — and never will —  convince anyone, whereas stories do that job fantastically.  — Andrew Sykes

We can simply design work to include in the very fabric of work these healthy habits. –Andrew Sykes

Our view of culture is: It is informed by the way people think. It may be influenced by the values we hold. — Andrew Sykes

My appeal and call to action for millennials will be: Do things that have people like and trust you. — Andrew Sykes

 

Links and Mentions

Andrew Sykes on LinkedIn

BRATLAB

Habits at Work

Arianna Huffington

High Level Wisdom blog

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