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Using Psychology in Thought Leadership | Dan Hawthorne

Thought Leader Psychology | Dan Hawthorne

Using Psychology to develop scientific Thought Leadership

An interview with Dan Hawthorne about using science and developing assessments to help people with their careers.

Today, Bill Sherman, COO of Thought Leadership Leverage takes over the topic Organizational Thought Leadership; in future episodes both Bill and Peter will tackle the subject. Bill’s first guest is Dan Hawthorne, Director of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at PAIRIN. PAIRIN is a social enterprise software company using science to help people get the answers they are looking for as well as making education relevant and hiring equitable. Dan explains how they use data and science to back up their thought leadership while building behavioral assessments to help people find jobs, advance in their careers and move into their next stage of life. We also talk with Dan about how the world has changed in recent months, how he is adapting to it, and how his company is doing their part to bring validated information in a way people can understand.

Three Key Takeaways from the Interview:

  • How to use good science and data to back up your Thought Leadership.
  • Why using the right language in your thought leadership is key to the audience being able to grasp the subject.
  • How to celebrate the success of thought leadership.

Using psychology in thought leadership can help you discover the areas where you can remove the barriers that prevent people and organizations from reaching maximum effectiveness. Do you need help validating your content? Thought Leadership Leverage can assist you with analyzing the metrics, providing data you can use to support your ideas and strengthen your conclusions.

Join the Organizational Thought Leadership Newsletter to learn more about expanding thought leadership within your organization! This monthly newsletter is full of practical information, advice, and ideas to help you reach your organization’s thought leadership goals.

And if you need help scaling organizational thought leadership, contact Thought Leadership Leverage!



Bill Sherman works with thought leaders to launch big ideas within well-known brands. He is the COO of Thought Leadership Leverage. Visit Bill on Twitter

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