Jun 17, 2022
Today I am very excited to
introduce you to Agnis Stibe, a 4x TEDx speaker, MIT alum, YouTube
creator, globally recognized corporate consultant, and scientific
advisor. He is the Artificial Intelligence Program Director and
Professor of Transformation at EM Normandie Business School, and
the creator of the STIBE Method, which we will of course talk about
in today's episode. He is also the Adjunct Professor of Human-City
Interaction at the University of Oulu, Paris Lead of Silicon Valley
founded Transformative Technology community.
While at the renowned
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he established research on
persuasive cities for sustainable wellbeing. We talk about his
research, how social proof can change behavior when it is made more
visible, the importance of testing, why you need to try different
approaches for any concept, and so much more. Listen in!
- [00:43] Today I am very excited
to introduce you to Dr. Agnis Stibe, a 4x TEDx speaker, MIT alum,
YouTube creator, globally recognized corporate consultant, and
- [03:19] Agnis shares about
himself, his background, and the really fascinating work he does.
He is passionate about helping people, teams, organizations, and
societies to get where they want to get.
- [04:17] It is our
counterproductive psychology that is oftentimes our roadblock to
our own success and happiness.
- [07:22] Awareness is number
one. Once awareness is there, then there has to be a degree of
- [09:33] Not everything is worth
coming up the “Slope of Enlightenment.”
- [10:23] We have access to the
same curiosity throughout our lives. The question is do we allow
ourselves to be using it?
- [12:31] He encourages people to
take away unnecessary bias before they start a conversation about
- [14:13] Together we are on a
journey and the only obstacles are our human biases.
- [15:32] Agnis shares some
- [17:15] After five meetings
using their transparent system, everyone was on
- [18:18] Melina’s second
book What Your Employees Need and Can’t Tell
You comes out in
- [20:11] Many people don’t want
to see themselves in comparison with others on the same screen, but
that is their resistance speaking.
- [22:02] Technology takes away
the bias. It is a more reliable perspective that it makes existing
patterns more transparent and visible.
- [23:51] Agnis shares about The
Littery and his role with it.
- [26:32] They amplified the
effects of that solution by adding a social layer. Technology also
played a role in making things more transparent.
- [28:28] Humans over our
evolution have gained a lot and we have lost some essential
awareness of who we are.
- [30:42] Thanks to technology we
get a deeper and clearer perspective of who we
- [33:19] Technology has huge
impacts. There is bias towards technology.
- [34:34] Agnis’ hypothesis:
technology is perceived by an average human being the same way an
average human being perceives another human being.
- [36:28] Everything we
experience with technology is giving us an opportunity to look at
ourselves - the more technology the closer and deeper we see
- [38:24] The STIBE Method has
ten tools split among three major stages.
- [39:55] Most of the time the
problem with failed solutions is that there is not enough awareness
of the problem.
- [41:33] The final and crucial
phase is to make assurance for long-term success.
- [45:33] Melina shares her
- [45:45] The impact of social
proof can change when it is made more visible and there is a
- [50:04] Thank you again to
everyone who has subscribed, rated, and left those five-star
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