Using Technology to improve EI in the workplace

Explore behavioural science with Juliette Tobias-Webb, a distinguished figure blending academic rigor with real-world impact. Following her recent Antarctic expedition with 100 women in STEM, Juliette draws parallels between Antarctic exploration and workplace dynamics, championing emotional intelligence as pivotal in modern leadership. She advocates for leaders to create environments where curiosity, capability, and connection drive innovation and team cohesion. 

Juliette’s insights extend to leveraging technology, such as biofeedback tools, to enhance self-awareness and productivity. She emphasises designing workspaces that encourage healthier behaviours and foster psychological safety, crucial for high-performing teams. 

From fostering inclusive workplaces to reshaping leadership paradigms, Juliette’s work exemplifies a holistic approach to human-centered design. Her passion for integrating psychological principles with practical applications emphasises a vision where emotional intelligence drives sustainable success in today’s dynamic work environment. 


In this episode, learn about:  

[1:30] Juliette’s recent trip to Antarctica, the purpose of the trip, and the impact of climate change. 

[4:16] Juliette’s role as a behavioural scientist, including teaching, consulting, and research. 

[6:14] the ongoing interest in human behaviour and its impact on work, especially during and post-COVID. 

[8:58] the use of biofeedback and technology in behaviour change and self-improvement. 

[18:37] the investments and outcomes related to technology’s ability to perceive and understand emotions and its impact on communication. 

[23:41] challenges and strategies for returning to the workplace and fostering a sense of belonging in remote work environments. 

[30:27] the shift in leadership dynamics, embracing emotional intelligence, and recognising expertise at different levels. 

[35:30] the importance of psychological safety, equal turn-taking, and fostering a sense of belonging for better leadership. 

[38:53] the benefits of building in time for reflection and its impact on individual and team productivity. 

[40:18] the role of emotional intelligence assessments in understanding and improving leadership behaviours. 

[44:44] how systems like gambling and technology have harnessed human psychology to influence behaviour. 

[45:16] the importance of using environmental cues to influence behaviour and achieve desired outcomes. 

About Juliette Tobias-Webb

About Juliette Tobias-Webb

Dr Juliette Tobias-Webb is one of Australia’s leading behavioural scientists and an esteemed executive leadership speaker. She has a PhD in Experimental Psychology from Cambridge University and has since worked for a range of leading government and corporate organisations to explore human decision-making and behaviour change, helping teams and companies leverage behavioural insight to drive positive transformation at scale. 
As a founder of a behavioural science consultancy, she collaborates with industry leaders such as Mastercard, Citibank, Insurance Australia Group, Unilever, Atlassian, and Deloitte. She is also a Professor of Practice in Behavioural Science and an award-winning lecturer for business and executive leaders. She has held significant roles, including a Senior Manager in Behavioural Science for Commonwealth Bank and the Behaviour Change Lead for Ogilvy Australia. Her contributions extend to publications in leading neuroscience and psychology journals, and she has been featured in various media outlets, including Australian Financial Review. 
Dr Juliette has been recognised for her exceptional contributions to the field being one of 60 women in Australia nominated as a Superstar of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths), and being selected as one of 100 women in STEM to explore Antarctica. 

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