The Will and Skill of Self-Awareness with Tasha Eurich

Interview by
Dr. Chad Prevost
Dr. Shelley Prevost
Published on
June 5, 2023

In this episode

Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher, and New York Times bestselling author. Recognized as the world’s top communication and organizational culture thinker, and #1 self-awareness coach, Tasha is Principal of The Eurich Group, where she uses science to help successful executives achieve dramatic personal and organizational change.

As a coach, consultant, and speaker, Tasha has worked directly with tens of thousands of leaders and spoken live to hundreds of thousands more, on every continent but Antarctica. She is the author of Bankable Leadership (which debuted at #8 on the New York Times bestseller list), and Insight (which famed Wharton professor Adam Grant calls one of the three books he recommends most often). Tasha’s TEDx talks have been viewed more than nine million times. She also contributes to Harvard Business Review, and her expertise has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fox Business, the BBC, NPR, and more.

We are thrilled to have a chance to discuss some of her insights and ideas on the Big Self Show.

Our Discussion

3:22--Tasha's answer to what the Big Self and the Little Self mean to her

5:09--A simple and clear definition of self-awareness

6:50--More people believe they are self-aware than really are

9:22--How Freud was wrong

13:50--What is the Dinner of Truth?

19:05--Why is what others think about us seem to be more important that what we think about ourselves?

22:45--What does Tasha think is a really effective way to really understand and get to authentically identify these values?

25:55--How do we break through and break down our (or others) defenses when it comes to self-awareness

28:30--What are the best questions Tasha ever asked yourself that deepened your learning about who you are?

Guest Speakers

Tasha Eurich