Best-Self Activation | Professor Dan Cable | TEDx London Business School

What is a “best self” and can it be turned on and made chronically accessible? Dan explores the notions of best-self activation and signature strengths, examining how both people’s lives and organizational performance can be improved when people’s best selves are activated at work. Dan introduces the seeking system, the part of the brain that urges us to explore what is possible based on our personal strengths, and explains how leaders can tap into enthusiasm and energy when they activate the best self.

Dan Cable is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School and has been ranked among the top 25 most influential management scholars in the world. His most recent research has recently been featured on Wall Street Journal and The New York Times to name a few, and was published on Harvard Business Review and the Academy of Management Journal. "Alive At Work What is a “best self” and can it be turned on and made chronically accessible?

Dan Cable will explore the notions of best self activation and signature strengths, examining how both people’s lives and organizational performance can be improved when people’s best selves are activated at work. Dan will introduce the seeking system, the part of the brain that urges us to explore what is possible based on our personal strengths, and explain how leaders can tap into enthusiasm and energy when they activate the best self. Dan Cable is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School and has been ranked among the top 25 most influential management scholars in the world. His most recent research has recently been featured on Wall Street Journal and The New York Times to name a few, and was published on Harvard Business Review and the Academy of Management Journal. " This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

Dan will be speaking at our London Bravest Conference 6 November 2019. Book tickets.