Diane Hamilton and Maja Zelihic

Authors of “The Perception of Perception”

The Power of Perception

Episode Summary

Dr. Diane Hamilton and Dr. Maja Zelihic discuss their new book and explain that how we perceive (not what we perceive) influences what we think and believe. In turn, this affects our behaviors. To engage others, we must become more self-aware of our perceptions and those of others.

Diane Hamilton

Dr. Diane Hamilton is a nationally syndicated radio host, speaker, moderator, consultant, and author. She is the former MBA Program Chair at the Forbes School of Business. Dr. Hamilton is the author of multiple books, including Cracking the Curiosity Code: The Key to Unlocking Human Potential. She is the creator of the Curiosity Code Index® assessment. Her groundbreaking work in curiosity has been heralded by some of the biggest names in leadership. Her books continue to be required reading in universities around the world.

Maja Zelihic

Dr. Maja (Maya) Zelihic is a Fulbright Specialist, Full Professor, and a Department Chair of the Advanced Management Studies at the Forbes School of Business and Technology. She is published in more than 20 peer-reviewed journals. Her research ventures took her to Haiti, Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Jordan, Zambia, the Balkan region, and many other parts of the world. She is a global speaker, having presented in 20 countries across the globe. In addition to being a Fulbright specialist, she is a four-time recipient of the University Fellows research grants, enabling many of her global research ventures. Her book on Perception, co-authored with Dr. Diane Hamilton, was released in December 2020.  Her chapter contribution to the International Leadership Research Handbook is in the final stages of publishing.

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