20VC: Simon Sinek on Trust; How it is Gained and Lost | Why Millennials Avoid Conflict | How to Listen Effectively | What Makes The Best Feedback and How to Provide It | Why Humans Do Not Change & How To Find Out Who You Really Are
Posted on 10th July 2023 by Harry
Simon Sinek is an optimist and author, as we discuss in the show today. Simon is best known for his TED Talk on the concept of WHY (62M views), and his video on millennials in the workplace (80M views in 7 days). Simon is also a bestselling author including global bestseller Start with WHY, Leaders Eat Last and The Infinite Game. In addition, Simon is the founder of The Optimism Company, a leadership learning and development company, and he publishes other inspiring thinkers and doers through his publishing partnership with Penguin Random House called Optimism Press.
In Today’s Discussion with Simon Sinek We Discuss:
1. The Makings of Simon Sinek:
In what ways does Simon believe that his parents and upbringing shaped who he is today?
What does Simon want to be when he grows up?
What was the catalytic moment to the “Simon Sinek brand”? When was that big break moment?
Simon has said before, “I define myself by who I am and not what I do”. Is it wrong to define yourself by what you do?