The Power Paradox: Episode 248 of the Action Catalyst Podcast (Part 2 of 2)

Dacher Keltner, Ph.D., is the founding director of the Greater Good Science Center and a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence and Born to Be Good, and a co-editor of The Compassionate Instinct.

Show Highlights:

  • When the role models don’t model the proper role, they’ll model the improper and it’s only a matter of time before that trickles down. -Dan Moore
  • Disregard for morals and ethics is costly. -Dacher Keltner
  • “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” -William James
  • Power is a gift that is granted, not something that one seizes (at least not for long). -Dan Moore

Dacher’s closing thoughts: Work today is more emotional. We work harder than we did 30-40 years ago; it’s more stressful. One of the pieces of wisdom we can take from [Inside Out] is to be accepting…These subtle ways that we can support is a critical part of work today.

The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Dan Moore, President of Southwestern Advantage, the oldest direct-sales company in America, and Partner with Southwestern Consulting. With more than 45 years in sales leadership and marketing management, Dan has a wealth of knowledge to share on how to make better use of time to achieve life, sales, and other business goals. Each week, he interviews some of the nation’s top thought leaders and experts, sharing meaningful tips and advice. Subscribe on iTunes and please leave a rating and review!

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