Personality affects the way we relate to the world and the people in it, how we work, who we love, and how other people see us. Although the study of personality is centuries old, our ability to understand and control such a complex and abstract concept is relatively new in the context of history. Featuring some of the world’s leading experts in personality psychology and business, this podcast explores the impact of personality on life, leadership, and organizational success.
In episode 27 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake discuss the "Taboo of Ambition." Surprisingly, academic psychology has largely ignored ambition. However, ambition is the personality trait most linked to career success.
In episode 26 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Dr. David Funder, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at UC Riverside, to discuss personality judgment. It's part of human nature for people to judge others, but are we actually any good at it?
In episode 25 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake discuss the natural history of leadership. Leadership obviously has significant consequences, whether it's in business, politics, warfare, sports, etc. But, why does leadership exist in the first place?