In conversation with Rob Feltham, Professor Ian Robertson discusses some of the themes from his recently published and critically acclaimed book entitled How Confidence Works. He describes how confidence is something of a self-fulfilling prophecy and how it can be enhanced, and he draws attention…
In an absorbing discussion with Alex Forsythe, John Amaechi talks about his background, his views on leadership and the supposed ‘new normal’, and the need for radical change in a post Covid world. He also shares some of his personal experiences and perspectives on life.
John is a respected organisational psychologist, best-selling New York Times author, sought after public speaker, executive coach, and CEO of APS Ltd. He is a non-executive director of a £2.4bn healthcare organisation in addition to being a board advisor for several FTSE100 organisations. In 2019, John was recognised as one of HR’s most influential thinkers by HR Magazine. John is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health. He is a Research Fellow at the University of East London, and his research interests are effective, inclusive leadership, building high-performing teams, and organisational design that maximises productivity and human thriving in readiness for the future world of work. John is also a former basketball player and was first Briton to have a career in the NBA.
Professor Alex Forsythe is Professor of Applied Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton and Chair of the ABP.