How do we keep our sanity and stay productive when all of the world's rituals have been disrupted? This episode focuses on empirically-proven strategies for changing one’s life and work.

Guests BJ Fogg, founder and director of the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford, Herminia Ibarra, Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School, and Alexandre Tavazzi, Global Strategist at Pictet Wealth Management and Head of the CIO Office, share a common commitment in the value of small but carefully considered changes in attitude and lifestyle to help achieve ambitious personal and professional goals – whether quitting a bad habit, such as smoking, making a career change or becoming a more effective leader.


Appearing in this episode

BJ Fogg is the founder and director of the Behaviour Design Lab at Stanford. In addition to his research, Fogg teaches Boot Camps in Behaviour Design for industry innovators and also leads the Tiny Habits Academy helping people around the world. One of Fortune’s ‘10 New Gurus You Should Know,’ he lives in Northern California and Maui.

Herminia Ibarra is the Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behaviour at London Business School. Prior to joining LBS, she served on the INSEAD and Harvard Business School faculties. An authority on leadership and career development, Thinkers 50 ranks Ibarra among the top management thinkers in the world.

Alexandre Tavazzi is a Global Strategist at Pictet Wealth Management and the Head of the CIO Office. Prior to joining Pictet, Alexandre worked at Wako Finance, Lehman Brothers and spend three years with Ferrier Lullin as a senior equity analyst ad fund manager on the Japanese market. Alexandre holds a CFPI diploma and studied literature at the University of Lausanne.

Rosario Lebrija Rassvetaieff is Group New Media and Sponsoring Manager at the Pictet Group, where she hosts and produces the podcasts ‘Found in Conversation’ and ‘Prix Pictet: A lens on sustainability’. Born and raised in Mexico City, she holds a combined honours BA in Literature and International Relations (First Class) from the University of Southampton and an MSc in Communication and Media Studies (Distinction) from the London School of Economics. For more information, watch her TEDx talk ’The Future of the Image: Discover the Sublime’. 


‘Dialy Rituals’ by Mason Currey

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader’ by Herminia Ibarra

‘Tiny Habits’ by BJ Fogg

‘Where Good Ideas Come From’ by Steven Johnson

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