Gabriella Kellerman || Future-Proofing the Workplace
Today we welcome Gabriella Kellerman, the chief innovation officer at BetterUp and the head of BetterUp Labs. She is also a Harvard-trained physician with expertise in behavioral and organizational change, digital health, well-being, and AI. As a thought leader, Gabriella has been published in The Atlantic, Scientific American Mind, JAMA, and the Harvard Business Review. Her first book is Tomorrowmind, which she co-authored with Professor Martin Seligman.
In this episode, I talked to Gabriella Kellerman about prospection and future-proofing the workplace in the 21st century. According to Gabriella, the world is always changing. She argues that we can plan for uncertainty by cultivating creative leadership, building rapid rapport, and learning resilience. We also touch on the topics of imagination, kindness, and positive behavioral science.
01:44 Collaborating with Martin Seligman
03:54 What is prospection?
08:00 Creativity: ways of being divergent
10:36 Creativity hygiene
14:05 Creative strength spotting
16:42 The safety to matter and to innovate
23:59 Positive behavioral science
27:21 Key drivers of resilience
30:48 Instill resilience in the workplace
34:38 Gabriella’s background and expertise
38:37 Building rapid rapport
43:05 Positivity resonance
46:24 Accepting and coping with change