133: Dark Horses with Chanté Thurmond

June 5th, 2019 · 1 hr 6 mins

About this Episode

01:56 - Chanté’s Superpower: Spotting Talent (Dark Horses)

05:33 - Perceiving Talent/Potential


09:15 - Confronting Biases and Societal Categorization/Division/Labeling

18:54 - Identity as a Feedback Loop

25:04 - Health and Wellness and Human Potential

27:00 - Privilege vs Potential

Actuality, Capability, Potentiality

Brain of the Firm by Stafford Beer

Sapir–Whorf Hypothesis

36:31 - Framing; Framing as Related to Coaching

Matt Ringel: Whiteboarding 101

Functional Fixedness

RailsConf 2019 - Keynote: The Stories We Tell Our Children by Ariel Caplan

49:39 - Working with Organizations to Improve Diversity and Inclusion (Using Metrics)

Campbell’s Law


John: When you pay attention to the margins, the marginalized, etc., and optimize for those getting better, you also optimize for the happiness of the rest of the people inside those margins.

Jessica: Letting go of your goal allows emergence of outcomes you didn’t expect.

Rein: Having values that we can use to determine whether we are moving in the direction we want to move in, and to continue to move in the direction that is towards our values.

Chanté: It’s not about quantity, it’s about quality conversation.

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