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039 David Gommé - How to Set Yourself Free

By Aviv Shahar

David Gommé is the founder of Future Dynamics. For more than three decades David has been helping CEOs and executives get centered, develop clarity of progress, and operate at significantly higher levels and in better and more enlightened ways. David is a big picture thinker, an intuitive coach who brings game-changing insights to the human condition and to how leaders can unleash latent capabilities and translate ideas to produce sustained results. He also produces a free insight periodical, The Fulcrum, to help emerging leaders focus on important objectives in understanding self-awareness, change, and leadership.   David has helped coach and consult senior executives, leadership teams, and entrepreneurs understand the dynamics of change as well as their own potential in order to create new futures for their business. 03:23 - The evolution of David’s work from Capable Dynamics to Future Dynamics 09:24 - David wanted to utilize his skills in a new way to help leaders understand the essence of change and its impact on organizational systems 11:44 - A reflection of a recent experience on the cycle of change 12:49 - Stress produces adverse effects on the human body which prevent productivity 15:44 - The Ten Actors Methodology and the fundamentals that shaped this approach 18:33 - The hammer and the nail analogy for habitual responses 22:08 - In each person, there is the lesser person and the greater person when reacting to stress 26:42 - The developmental potential for human beings to unleash a wider range of skills 28:17 - How David frames and shapes the journey of personal development for executives 32:15 - White noise and distraction in the 21st century 34:35 - CEOs reach out to David for help due to personal needs or help going through the journey 36:15 - The level of intimacy in coaching CEOs initially shocked David 39:50 - David’s explanation of his terminology: “developmental divergence”   46:31 - Having a different conversation can lead to a very different outcome 47:18 - Feedback as one of the triads of organizational issues 49:49 - David explains “The Missing Blue,” as mentioned in his newsletter, The Fulcrum 58:44 - How humans were meant to think—to think with feeling 1:00:49 - The Taj Mahal principle and the Law of Three Octaves 1:08:21 - David’s advice for listeners to set themselves free and become creative in new ways FULL SHOW NOTES:

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