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Three Underrated Aspects of Success, Fulfillment, and Growth

7/17/2018
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In this week’s solo episode, I share three different topics that are necessary for us to bring our whole selves to work and to life. Taking breaks and resting is an important part of the growth and success process, so why aren’t we taking the time to step back and reflect on the work we’ve done? If we did, it would be an opportunity to inspect our habits to see which ones are propelling us towards our goals and which ones have we let fall by the wayside. And, we might see more clearly the...

Duration:00:32:18

How to Navigate the Intense Political Divide

7/3/2018
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In this week’s solo episode, I contemplate our ability to have authentic conversations about the divisive nature of the news and the complex issues we’re facing in our country and our world right now. By way of an example, I describe an interesting and challenging conversation I had on an airplane recently. The person was willing to share his passionate and very different political views with me. What if we took time to listen to each other’s views without self-righteousness? Could these...

Duration:00:30:19

To Fully Engage We Need to Take Care of Ourselves

6/26/2018
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What do you put on the backburner when projects, work or other responsibilities take priority in your life? Do you, like many people, sacrifice sleep for more time online or do you promise yourself you will meditate later? Do you work even though you are on “vacation”? In this episode, I call attention to the importance of self-care. If we don’t practice some kind of self-care things tend to slip out of our control and everything becomes harder. In order to bring our whole selves to work,...

Duration:00:23:13

5 Things We Can Learn From the Golden State Warriors

6/19/2018
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In today’s solo episode, I use the present Golden State Warriors as an example of a team that exemplifies a championship team. As a long time fan of the Warriors, I have witnessed plenty of failures and defeats in previous seasons. I explain what makes the current team so different and so successful. It doesn’t matter if it is in business or in sports there are five specific characteristics that when practiced promote and generate success. Key Takeaways: [7:49] Play with...

Duration:00:28:39

Bringing it All Together

6/12/2018
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Today’s episode is the final solo podcast in which I discuss each of the five principles of my new book Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance. During this episode, I review each of the five principles and detail specific actions and practical applications that can be implemented independently or collaboratively in a team environment. To highlight the idea of bringing it all together, I conclude this podcast with a thought-provoking...

Duration:00:36:07

Create a Championship Team

6/5/2018
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Today’s episode is the fifth in a series of solo podcasts in which I discuss each of the five principles of my new book Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance. During this episode, I unpack the fifth and final principal, Create a Championship Team. A positive culture is an intangible, foundational element of teams and organizations that achieve peak performance. Building a strong culture and good team chemistry involves fostering a...

Duration:00:43:21

Embrace a Growth Mindset

5/29/2018
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Today’s episode is the fourth in a series of solo podcasts in which I discuss the five principles of my new book Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance. During this episode, I talk about the importance of embracing a growth mindset. Growth mindset is a powerful concept introduced to the world over a decade ago by Stanford professor Carol Dweck. Our ability to adapt to change, take feedback, and look at everything that comes our way,...

Duration:00:33:54

Focus on Emotional Intelligence

5/22/2018
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Today’s episode is the third in a series of podcasts in which I discuss the five principles of my new book Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance. During this episode, I talk about emotional intelligence and the core components that characterize it, as well as the importance of expressing our emotions at work and how we can listen more effectively. I also touch on blending mindfulness into our connected world and the essence of...

Duration:00:34:02

Utilize the Power of Appreciation

5/15/2018
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Today’s episode is the second in a series of podcasts in which I discuss the five principles of my new book Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance. During this episode, I talk about the power of appreciation and how to take on a mindset of gratitude. I also offer ways individuals, leaders, teams, and organizations can start practicing and utilizing appreciation to create a positive, healthy culture at work. Imagine if we all showed...

Duration:00:32:38

Be Authentic: The First Principle of Bring Your Whole Self to Work

5/8/2018
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Today’s episode is the first in a series of podcasts in which I discuss the five main principles of my new book Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance. During this episode, I address the foundational first principle, Be Authentic. This principle is the most important and profound because it is the one all the other principles in the book build upon. It is not easy to be authentic. It takes conscious effort and mindful intentions to...

Duration:00:45:46

Bring Your Whole Self to Work: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Book

5/1/2018
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My new book is officially available today! During this episode, I share the behind-the-scenes reality of making this book and podcast come to life, and some of what made it challenging. I discuss and explore the nature of creativity, grief, and inspiration, and how all of these things were aspects of me writing my new book...and, how you can embrace your own journey, wherever you may be right now. Order Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and...

Duration:00:43:27

Being Fully Present as a Parent with Susan Stiffelman

4/24/2018
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My guest this week, Susan Stiffelman, is a parenting expert. She started her career as a certified teacher and a therapist. In her books, Parenting with Presence and Parenting without Power Struggles she acknowledges that parents are transforming and growing along with their children. She speaks to large organizations, like Google, and has been the go-to parenting expert for AOL and the Huffington Post. She has been featured on the Today show and works other bestselling authors at Summits...

Duration:00:38:14

How to Get the Good Things in Life with Aaron Schiller

4/17/2018
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My guest this week, Aaron Schiller is a certified coach and counselor, the co-host of the Muse + the Catalyst Podcast, which I was recently a guest on, and a family man. He blends his varied career experiences of working with teens in group homes, as an Education Specialist, a trainer and consultant at Yale University’s Emotional Intelligence Lab, and the corporate world to coach and counsel executives and start-ups on gender and emotional intelligence. My book, Bring Your Whole Self to...

Duration:00:54:15

The Go-Giver Influencer with Bob Burg

4/10/2018
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My guest this week, Bob Burg, has been speaking, writing and inspiring people for over 30 years. His books have sold over a million copies and his first book, The Go-Giver, was inspired by his father and is a legendary must-read for sales and leadership professionals. The American Management Association named Bob one of the 30 Most Influential Leaders and he is one of Inc. Magazine’s 100 Great Leadership Speakers. During our conversation, he shares the inspiration behind his new book, The...

Duration:00:45:39

Follow Your Soul’s Calling with Ariane de Bonvoisin

4/3/2018
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My guest this week, Ariane de Bonvoisin has led a fascinating life. After attending London’s School of Economics and Stanford Business School, she had a prosperous business career in the media industry based in New York City. Ten years into her career her heart started calling her elsewhere. She wrote the book, The First 30 Days: How to Deal with and Go Through Change and built a company to support it. Again, her spirit told her she had a different path to follow so she started a spiritual...

Duration:00:54:58

How Ty Bennett Influences the Influencers

3/27/2018
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My guest this week started his entrepreneurial journey early. By the time Ty Bennett was 21, he and his brother had created a multi-million dollar direct sales business. He was drawn to leadership training and public speaking. He sold his half of the business to his brother and pursued speaking and writing professionally. His books The Power of Storytelling, The Power of Influence, and Partnership is the New Leadership showcase his innate understanding of business leadership. He attributes...

Duration:00:43:55

A Wake-Up Call to Listen to Your Inner Wisdom with Amy Ahlers

3/20/2018
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My guest this week is a Creative, an Author, a Life Coach, a Mother, and one of my favorite people on the planet, Amy Ahlers. For almost two decades, she has provided business coaching and support to companies such as Google and Oracle. Her books, Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves and Reform Your Inner Mean Girl are both bestsellers. Her Wake-Up Your Inner Wisdom podcast and her Inner Mean Girl Reform School, Find Your Calling and Lift Off Business Academy programs help women find balance...

Duration:00:40:47

The Importance of Gratitude and Appreciation in Leadership with Jim Kouzes

3/13/2018
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My guest this week, Jim Kouzes is a fascinating and accomplished man whom The Wall Street Journal calls one of the 12 best executive educators in the U.S. His groundbreaking work with Barry Pozner in organizational culture, managerial values, and leadership behavior is considered the foundation for many executive leadership programs in place today. He is a best-selling author and an award-winning speaker. During our conversation, he shares his personal journey from eagle scout honor guard...

Duration:00:52:50

How to Ditch Your Inner Critic with Susan Peppercorn

3/6/2018
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My guest today, Susan Peppercorn, is a Speaker and Coach who focuses on Positive Psychology through her organization, Positive Workplace Partners. During our conversation, she shares key strategies for shifting perfectionism into excellence, the importance of feedback from others, and the benefits of an accountability partner from her new book, Ditch Your Inner Critic at Work: Evidence-Based Strategies to Thrive in Your Career. My book, Bring Your Whole Self to Work comes out May 1,...

Duration:00:44:14

After Further Review, Each Day Is an Opportunity with Joe Sweeney

2/27/2018
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My guest today, Joe Sweeney, is passionate about his work and living the best life possible. His diverse career has included being a Sports Agent representing Brett Favre, President of Wisconsin Sports Authority, an Investment Banker and a Private Equity Investor. He has written three books, Networking is a Contact Sport, Moving the Needle, and his most recent, After Further Review, is a book that encourages readers to take a timeout, take stock of their lives and inspires them to live a...

Duration:00:44:23