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How Insurance Leaders Can Thrive in Complexity

How insurance leaders can thrive in complexity. Jennifer Garvey Berger, author of Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps, is our guest as we discuss five human quirks and how they become mindtraps for leaders.

These are: the desire for simple stories, our sense that we are right, our desire to get along with others in our group, our fixation with control, and our constant quest to protect and defend our egos. In addition to understanding why these natural impulses steer us wrong in a fast-moving world, leaders will get powerful questions and approaches that help them escape these patterns.

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Dr Jennifer Garvey Berger is the CEO of Cultivating Leadership, where she serves senior leaders from Silicon Valley to the wilds of New Zealand, from the financial sector in China to the climate change ecosystem in Europe. In her practice and in her three acclaimed books, Changing on the Job, Simple Habits for Complex Times (co-authored with Keith Johnston), and Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps, Jennifer has developed a series of tools and approaches that help leaders around the globe to grow their inner agility and thrive in uncertain and complex circumstances. In addition to her writing and research, Jennifer coaches executives and executive teams, designs and teaches leadership programs, and keynotes at leadership and coaching conferences around the globe. Jennifer is an American by birth, a Kiwi by choice, and finds herself living now in rural France, where she and nine friends are living in community. She has a masters and a doctorate from Harvard University. 


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