How Simon Sinek’s TEDx success made him think deeply about trust

Een aantal interessante bedenkingen rond vertrouwen door Sinek. De achtergrond bij de video is wat me aan het denken zette. Na zijn hit-TED van 2009 kwam hij steeds vaker in contact met mensen vanuit de zakenwereld. Daar begon hij toch steeds meer vraagtekens te plaatsen bij de link tussen inspiratie en vertrouwen. Er is veel te zeggen over de zin en onzin van de oorlog in Afghanistan, toch boeiend om te horen hoe Sinek net daar merkt dat interafhankelijkheid op menselijk niveau zorgt voor sterke verbindingen, authenticiteit en vertrouwen. En hoe dat in tegenstelling is met wanneer er enkel financieel welzijn op het spel staat.

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Simon Sinek's newest idea centers on trust—how great leaders make their people feel inside a "circle of safety." It's a topic he got interested in after his TEDx top blew up. Photo: James Duncan Davidson Simon Sinek’s newest idea centers on trust and how great leaders make their people feel inside a “circle of safety.” It’s a topic he got interested in after his TEDx talk blew up. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

In 2009, Simon Sinek gave the talk “How great leaders inspire action” to an audience of 50 people in a small room at TEDxPugetSound. It quickly became the second most-watched talk on TED.com. Sinek, of course, felt honored by the growing popularity of his talk—and by the opportunity to inspire people to think more deeply about the sense of purpose infused in their work. But his talk had an unexpected side effect too.

[ted_talkteaser id=848]“As the view count on my TEDx talk grew, the demand for finding one’s ‘Why’ expanded. That, in turn, created a greater demand for me, and played a significant role in catalyzing my career,” Sinek says now, five years…

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