#55: Thomas Erikson - Bestselling Author - Surrounded by Idiots

Topics: The major behavioral problems within companies.How much weight to put on the behavioral fit in recruiting.How to deliver feedback to team members in the right way.How to pitch VCs given their behavioral profiles.And in general, how to better understand people who are different from you.Thomas Erikson is a Swedish behavioral expert, active lecturer, and bestselling author. For more than fifteen years he has been traveling all over Europe delivering lectures and seminars in Swedish and English to executives and managers at a wide range of companies, including IKEA, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Volvo, and KIA Motors. Surrounded by Idiots has been a Swedish runaway bestseller since it was first published in 2014. It has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide, of which nearly 1 million copies have been sold in Sweden alone, and it has been translated into 42 languages. Links: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomaseriksonmanagementspec/Email: info@thomaserikson.comWebsite: https://www.surroundedbyidiots.com/en/ Book: Feel Fear... And Do it Anyway by Dr. Susan Jeffers

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