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How to Survive and Thrive in Uncertainty: Leveraging the Power of Doubt

In today’s “VUCA” world, chasing certainty is futile no matter how much our brains crave it. We must find comfort in the discomfort of uncertainty to be impactful as leaders and advisors. Professor Smets addresses this challenge by considering how to leverage the power of doubt as a catalyst for better decision-making, greater personal resilience and better client relationships. Professor Smets uses a framework developed from interviews with 150 corporate CEOs and workshops with hundreds of professionals to explore how we can use emotions as data and understand how others can support us – and we can support others – to remain adaptive and agile in moments of uncertainty.