Nov. 18, 2022

Odessa Hamilton on Luck vs Skill

Odessa Hamilton on Luck vs Skill

When we are successful, is it down to skill or luck? All too often, we’re inclined to believe the former of ourselves and other people with extremely negative consequences. On this episode, I’m speaking to Odessa Hamilton. She’s a doctoral researcher...


When we are successful, is it down to skill or luck? All too often, we’re inclined to believe the former of ourselves and other people with extremely negative consequences. On this episode, I’m speaking to Odessa Hamilton. She’s a doctoral researcher at University College London and a behavioural science researcher in the Inclusion Initiative of the London School of Economics that explores how we can make workplaces more inclusive using Behavioural Science.

To find out more about Odessa: https://www.lse.ac.uk/tii/people/odessa-hamilton

For more on the Inclusion Initiative: https://www.lse.ac.uk/PBS/archive/tii

To hear the episode featuring her Inclusion Initiative colleague Cécily Josten: https://www.humanriskpodcast.com/cecily-josten-on-the-future-of-work/

To hear the episodes featuring Inclusion Initiative Director Dr Grace Lordan:
https://www.humanriskpodcast.com/dr-grace-lordan-on-inclusion/
https://www.humanriskpodcast.com/dr-grace-lordan-on-privilege/
https://www.humanriskpodcast.com/dr-grace-lordan-on-thinking/