Jennifer Beatty is a research coordinator at Wharton People Analytics, a research centre at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is part of a team investigating human behaviour at work, exploring topics such as collaboration, culture and sustainable behaviour change.
A former Teach for America corps member, Jenn is passionate about exploring ways to help others to flourish. Her most recent work focuses on the subject of oppression - how it shows up in society and in our own minds, and how it can be overcome.
In this episode:
(03:37) Jenn introduces the concept of 'iceberg beliefs'
(05:12) A simple way to make self-limiting beliefs easier to spot
(08:01) Advice on self-compassion from Maya Angelou
(08:59) On being a recovering perfectionist
(10:43) A story of using questions to overcome self-oppressing beliefs
(13:44) How we can inadvertently transfer our self-oppressing beliefs onto others
(15:16) A question to ask in difficult interpersonal situations
(17:19) Our responsibility when we find ourselves in positions of power
(18:52) How to respond when we feel judged by others
(20:15) Finding purpose: jobs, careers and callings
(22:41) On recognising your calling
(23:38) The benefit of hindsight
(25:18) Jenn's Little Challenge
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