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Lara Currie is on a mission to transform the workplace. The workplace doesn't have to be the source of conflict and discord. She'll teach you how to have open and honest communication within your team that will foster deeper relationships and lead to a more trusting environment. Diffcult can happen in any team, so Lara is here to make sure you know exactly how to create positive communication in the work environment so that your business can reap the rewards of a better work environment.

Lara Currie is on a mission to transform the workplace. The workplace doesn't have to be the source of conflict and discord. She'll teach you how to have open and honest communication within your team that will foster deeper relationships and lead to a more trusting environment. Diffcult can happen in any team, so Lara is here to make sure you know exactly how to create positive communication in the work environment so that your business can reap the rewards of a better work environment.
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Lara Currie is on a mission to transform the workplace. The workplace doesn't have to be the source of conflict and discord. She'll teach you how to have open and honest communication within your team that will foster deeper relationships and lead to a more trusting environment. Diffcult can happen in any team, so Lara is here to make sure you know exactly how to create positive communication in the work environment so that your business can reap the rewards of a better work environment.

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English


Episodes

63 When Ghosting Happens in Business

5/21/2019
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We’ve all felt the pain of being ignored by someone. Whether it be a once close friend who suddenly cuts contact or a past lover who dropped off the face of the Earth. Yep - we’ve all been ‘ghosted’ (and chances are, you’ve been the ghost too). But what about in your professional life? Have you ever had a client, a subcontractor or an employer not show up to work or simply become unresponsive? Ghosting is a phenomenon that’s on the rise. It’s where someone stops responding to all your...

Duration:00:12:40

62 The Power of Self Exploration

5/14/2019
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Prepare yourself for the best investment you’ll ever make. An investment in yourself. Beginning a journey of self-inquiry can bring on a variety of adventures. A whirlwind of emotions, breakthroughs, and experiences that all lead to preparing you for the next step along your path... And the next... And the next. It’s an endless journey you undertake. Once you start to develop self-awareness, it never really stops. Whether it be your personal or professional life, undertaking activities...

Duration:00:13:12

61 A Conversation with a Victim Conflict Personality Type

5/7/2019
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Have you ever found yourself wrapped up in a social media debate with strangers, that leave you feeling wound up, defensive and maybe even a little defeated? If you haven’t, I’m sure you’ve seen countless examples of back and forth unconscious victim bickering in the comments sections of news outlets, viral posts or in group forums. In the online world, we often see clear examples of conflict-personality types clashing - whether that be victims, avoiders, perfectionists or pleasers. And...

Duration:00:37:29

60 How knowing too much can hold you back

4/30/2019
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Have you ever gone into a situation completely ignorant or unaware and you have a completely different experience with it because you didn't know something? I’m going to share a little story with you, about an experience I had where I ended up in at the wrong event without realizing. And because of my naivety, I was open, communicating confidently and made some incredible connections. I was comporting myself with absolute conviction - walking, talking and interacting in a genuine...

Duration:00:16:39

59 New Osha regulations for Toxic behavior in the Workplace

4/23/2019
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In many industries employees are exposed to all kinds of hazards in the workplace. When it comes to known hazards like asbestos or radiation, employers can follow OSHA (Occupational Safety Hazards Administration) regulations to protect their employees from harm. From exposure to toxic chemicals to excessive noise levels, OSHA standards are the guide. But there is one thing that I think has been overlooked - or unaddressed. And that is the known dangers of a toxic work environment. We’ve...

Duration:00:14:31

58 How to Recognize your Triggers so you can Stop Spiraling & Inspire a Positive Reaction

4/16/2019
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It’s time to shine the light on your triggers! Many people aren’t aware of what causes an emotional reaction - either positive or negative - within them. Have you ever noticed an immediate, unconscious and powerful reaction within you, most often felt as a defensive reaction, which can send you into a downward spiral? Like the time your boss spoke down to you, and you suddenly felt an immediate overwhelm of anger, frustration or fear boil to the surface? Well, chances are you experienced...

Duration:00:17:50

57 How to use the OODA Loop in a difficult situation

4/9/2019
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Did you know there are tools you can use to help you navigate a difficult situation or conflict? I love that we can pull tools from different industries and revise or adjust them to for our needs. Let’s look at a technique used by the military called the OODA Loop. While it’s particularly useful for those who are in high stress, high stakes environments to prepare and succeed, it’s format can be applied by anyone in any situation, especially when you personalize it for yourself, and your...

Duration:00:09:18

56 How to succeed as a highly sensitive entrepreneur

4/2/2019
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Have you ever been told that you are a sensitive person? Do you tune into people's feelings, and those feelings impact you? Heather Dominick joins me to talk about how that is not necessarily a bad thing, yet it may pose some unique challenges. We dive into what it means to be a highly sensitive person, how to be purposeful, profitable and empowered as a highly sensitive entrepreneur (HSE). According to Dr. Elaine Aron, 20% of the world’s population is genetically born as highly sensitive...

Duration:00:24:40

55 How to be a strong, powerful Woman in the workplace

3/26/2019
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Are you a woman in the workplace who is taken back by the judgment you get from others? Do you find yourself sabotaging your success because of your fear of being labeled the “B” word? Do you hold back from expressing your true thoughts, lean on being agreeable and taper your responses to keep the peace? Yet in the meantime, do you have a deep inner desire for your peers to see you as you see yourself? To respect you as the intelligent, assertive and confident person you know you...

Duration:00:15:02

53: Social media is more Powerful than the Media with Molly McPherson

3/12/2019
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Social media can be daunting. Many businesses - and individuals - are still learning to grip the power of it, with some people saying it’s more powerful than the media. We now have access to information at our fingertips like never before. One wrong post, comment or like can send a business or individual into a spiraling downfall, with trolls and keyboard warriors hiding in anonymity claiming victim after victim. And nothing stays hidden anymore - posts, even deleted ones, can come back...

Duration:00:31:06

54: Millennials are from Mars, Boomers are from Venus

3/11/2019
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Have you ever found yourself struggling to find common ground with an older or younger generation? Are you a Boomer, and you find it difficult to relate to your 20-something-year-old technology obsessed employee? Or are you one of those 20-year-olds, who doesn’t understand the different views of the world their older boss, colleagues or family members have? Get ready to dive deep into the breeding ground of misunderstanding, defensive reactions, and potential conflict. It’s all happening...

Duration:00:24:43

52: What choosing to go grey has taught me about difficult conversations

3/5/2019
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Have you ever made a personal decision for yourself and you are met with unexpected reactions or comments from those people closest to you? Whether it’s a big life decision like moving to another city or - like what I’ve done - deciding to let my hair go grey, quite often people closest to you want to share their opinions about it. Which can affect your choices, or your thoughts about decisions you’ve made. This seemingly small decision to not dye my hair has taught me a lot about...

Duration:00:19:23

51: How to get Control & Acceptance with Dr. Laura Gallaher

2/26/2019
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Do you ever allow yourself to let go and accept life as it is? Or do you constantly overthink situations at work, judge your performance or worry about how things are panning out in all areas of your life? Are you trying to control a situation and it’s just not working out for you? Well, you’re about to hear all about the law of allowing and the value of surrendering, as Dr. Laura Gallaher dives deep into self-acceptance, vulnerability, becoming aware of the stories you tell yourself and...

Duration:00:45:41

50: It's How You Say It

2/19/2019
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It's not always what you say, it's how you say it. When it comes to communicating your message, there are many ways to deliver it. From Facebook instant messaging to emailing or calling someone, technology provides us with plenty of ways to contact someone. It can be overwhelming deciding which platform will get your message to the other person effectively. So how do we decide how to communicate with the people in our lives? Your mom may like to hear your voice on the phone, while your...

Duration:00:12:20

49: Ways to build Rapport with Lara Currie

2/12/2019
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Have you ever felt truly appreciated? Showing people that they are appreciated is essential when it comes to building and maintaining relationships. Whether you’re showing appreciation towards friends, family or your colleagues at work, it’s important that you’re expressing authentically, and that you understand every person has their own unique way of receiving recognition and truly feeling appreciated. This is particularly important in the workplace, where the primary reason people leave...

Duration:00:17:07

48: What you need to know to build rapport with people with Nikki Rausch

2/5/2019
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Building rapport is important for all of our relationships. We build rapport with our family and friends, our co-workers or bosses, our clients or customers, sometimes even with the girl behind the checkout counter. It’s important to not only understand how to build rapport but also how to maintain it and know whether you are coming across to others the way that you want to come across. There are times when you may say something with one meaning, but it’s heard by the other person in a...

Duration:00:34:38

47: Boundaries, Resilience and How to Say No

1/29/2019
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We all encounter boundaries every day. Physical, mental, emotional, and personal boundaries. Coming to understand what impacts those boundaries and learning when it’s appropriate to be flexible with those boundaries can make all the difference when navigating difficult situations. People will push your boundaries. They will be violated. You need to prepare for it. Building the resilience that you need to be able to affirm your boundaries and say “No” when it’s needed will help you to...

Duration:00:15:52

46: The Hard Thing about Hard Things

1/22/2019
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Do you dread the hard things? No one really looks forward to difficult things, but do you dread them? The hard things in life are where we learn our greatest lessons, and we need them in order to learn and grow as people. Without them, we stay stagnant and complacent with the same old, same old. Of course, with everything, it’s all about balance and figuring out when you need to lean into the hard things and when you need to step away and take a deep breath. In today’s episode, we talk...

Duration:00:07:09

45: [Coaching] From Perfectionist to Progress by Identifying Triggers

1/15/2019
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Anyone can struggle with balance, perfectionism, disappointment, and conflict. As a small business owner, my guest today, Natalie Johnston and her daughter and business partner, Brittany Dyson, come to the show for an on-air coaching call to get my help in handling perfectionism and disappointment brought on by a conflict with a client. Unhappy customers are bound to happen in any business at some point in time. Having a better understanding of what might have triggered your customer’s...

Duration:00:54:16

44: The Best Shows of 2018

1/8/2019
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“You have to look back to move forward” my gramma Tiny used to say and I couldn’t agree more. Today we are looking back at the top-rated shows of last year. In doing so, popular themes of interest popped out. Theme’s like; Boundaries, how to fortify them, protect them and what to do when someone oversteps your boundaries. What to say. Tough things are tough – duh, but when you have the right phrasing in your pocket for those tough situations, it helps to make those situations a little less...

Duration:00:31:02