Anthropology and the Future of AI with Giles Crouch

“We live in what I call today, a phygital world, physical and digital.” -Giles Crouch In this episode, the host, Ana Melikian, dives into the intricate relationship between humanity and Artificial Intelligence (AI) with special guest, digital anthropologist Giles Crouch. Ana shares her experience of using an AI avatar as an introduction for her talks,… Continue reading Anthropology and the Future of AI with Giles Crouch

Are you feeling boxed in?

In this episode of the MINDSET ZONE, host Ana Melikian delves into the concept of being boxed in and the ways in which we categorize things in our lives. Ana shares her insights on how our brains are wired to simplify and categorize, leading to the tendency to put things in boxes or categories. She… Continue reading Are you feeling boxed in?

The NEW Game of Service with Mitch Axelrod

” If the people are serving the system, you have an inversion of value. If it gets extreme, you have a perversion of value, to where the system actually, instead of serving people, abuses people.” -Mitch Axelrod In this episode, Ana Melikian is joined by Mitch Axelrod, a business strategist and advisor, to discuss the… Continue reading The NEW Game of Service with Mitch Axelrod

Exploring the Zone of Proximal Growth

In this episode, your host, Ana Melikian, delves into the concept of the Zone of Proximal Growth (ZPG) and its implications for personal and professional development. Ana draws from her background in psychology and her own experiences to explain the ZPG, highlighting the potential for growth just beyond our comfort zones. By sharing her own… Continue reading Exploring the Zone of Proximal Growth

Navigating the AI Revolution: Opportunities, Choices, and Impact

In this episode, the host, Ana Melikian, explores the revolutionary impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI). She relates AI to other significant shifts in human history, like the agricultural and industrial revolutions. Ana emphasizes that while AI will introduce considerable changes that we can’t foresee, it’s our responsibility to choose our response to these changes and… Continue reading Navigating the AI Revolution: Opportunities, Choices, and Impact

Ready. Set. Go. Right Mindset For Succeeding

In this episode, host Ana Melikian discusses how to increase personal and organizational impact while avoiding burnout. Reflecting on the ‘Ready, Set, Go’ approach, she explores tendencies like perfectionism and being a quick starter and the common practice of either over-preparing or rushing into actions. Drawing from her experience and observations, she concludes that success… Continue reading Ready. Set. Go. Right Mindset For Succeeding