EP 58 – The Awesome Founder Inspiration Session #7
Episode 58 features the seventh edition of the Inspiration Session with Gerrit McGowan & Dries Faems in which they share what makes them think, learn, and laugh.
This week they touch on some of these thought-provoking topics:
- How to measure personality with your digital footprint
- Is fake it till you make it the right strategy to use as an entrepreneur?
- How can the chance of burnout be reduced?
- Should we expect a wave of entrepreneurial burnout next year?
- How Art is evolving in the advanced technological world
- AI and they’re influence on our world
We hope you enjoy the show!
Something that made you learn
Something that made you think
Emotional demands and entrepreneurial burnout: the role of autonomy and job satisfaction (2022) Yosr Ben Tahar · Nada Rejeb ·Adnane Maalaoui · Sascha Kraus ·Paul Westhead · Paul Jones Small Business Economics
Something that made you laugh
(1:02) Gerrit Introduces the podcast inspiration session
(3:00) What did Dries learn? Topic: Personality
(4:19) Researchers are taking an alternative approach to measuring personality
(7:38) Results of the study on whether the footprint can predict your personality
(9:00) How is your digital footprint able to predict the likelihood of you experiencing certain outcomes in different life areas
(10:31) On what basis is your personality assessed?
(12:00)0 Discussion on the findings of the personality paper
(14:00) Problems with personality models
(16:20) Ethical questions for using data for investigating personality
(17:25) Recruiters and your social media presence
(18:30) What did Gerrit learn? Topic: Fake it to you make it
(22:30) What fake it till you make it means
(28:05) What to do instead of faking it?
(32:25) Dries and Gerrit share advice on how to pitch
(35:36) Does the personal story in storytelling need to be true?
(38:00) Entrepreneurs thinking like scientists
(42:45) What made Dries think: paper on entrepreneurial burnout
(44:58) Does the feeling of autonomy increase the likelihood of burnout?
(49:45) Should we expect a wave of entrepreneurial burnout next year?
(55:35) Instead of being the best – be the best version of yourself
(56:2) Mental struggle of having a bore out
(57:50) What made Gerrit think: the technology of art and its destruction
(59:00) Artists destroying art and turning them into NFTs
(1:03:20) Are treasures in the art world being lost through NFTs?
(1:07:30) Can the AI-generated art be called art?
(1:10:10) Discussing what the new world will look like with AI
(1:18:20) What made Dries laugh: his first encounter with TikTok
(1:22:00) China’s strategy behind TikTok
(1:29:00) What made Gerrit laugh: FTX downfall tweets
(1:45:00) The economic shift and new topics
(1:48:36) Gerrit thanks you for listening!