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In this business podcast that is all about people, Vinay Kumar, a Leadership Coach, Certified Professional Facilitator, OD Consultant, Podcaster, Global Nomad, Wildlife Stalker and Records Collector, interviews leaders, thinkers, strategists, and doers to reveal actionable insights, first-hand experiences, smart strategies, brilliant tips and lesser-known best practices on a range of subjects in business leadership and people management, from innovation, DEI, facilitation, technology, future of the workforce and sustainability to evolution of leadership, storytelling, negotiation, digital learning, mental wellbeing, the art of staying positive and even water wars! Plus each episode features curated recommendations from Vinay and his guest for your own RWL (Read Watch Listen) list to keep you shinier and happier!

In this business podcast that is all about people, Vinay Kumar, a Leadership Coach, Certified Professional Facilitator, OD Consultant, Podcaster, Global Nomad, Wildlife Stalker and Records Collector, interviews leaders, thinkers, strategists, and doers to reveal actionable insights, first-hand experiences, smart strategies, brilliant tips and lesser-known best practices on a range of subjects in business leadership and people management, from innovation, DEI, facilitation, technology, future of the workforce and sustainability to evolution of leadership, storytelling, negotiation, digital learning, mental wellbeing, the art of staying positive and even water wars! Plus each episode features curated recommendations from Vinay and his guest for your own RWL (Read Watch Listen) list to keep you shinier and happier!

Location:

India

Description:

In this business podcast that is all about people, Vinay Kumar, a Leadership Coach, Certified Professional Facilitator, OD Consultant, Podcaster, Global Nomad, Wildlife Stalker and Records Collector, interviews leaders, thinkers, strategists, and doers to reveal actionable insights, first-hand experiences, smart strategies, brilliant tips and lesser-known best practices on a range of subjects in business leadership and people management, from innovation, DEI, facilitation, technology, future of the workforce and sustainability to evolution of leadership, storytelling, negotiation, digital learning, mental wellbeing, the art of staying positive and even water wars! Plus each episode features curated recommendations from Vinay and his guest for your own RWL (Read Watch Listen) list to keep you shinier and happier!

Twitter:

@c2cod

Language:

English

Contact:

08095115582


Episodes

Episode 58: ‘Facilitating with Ease!’

10/21/2021
It's Facilitation Week 2021, the annual global celebration to promote the power of facilitation hosted by the IAF (International Association of Facilitators). To mark this, we have none other than the one and only Ingrid Bens, a legend in facilitation and author of the worldwide bestselling book ‘Facilitating with Ease!’, who has been an inspiration to facilitators worldwide including Vinay himself! Ingrid has also created the first and only online facilitation skills course in...

Duration:00:46:47

Episode 57: Making Meaningful Connections, Creating Safe Spaces

10/7/2021
Taking off from her own transformational journey which started with the HR and Talent Development space in the corporate world, Kuala Lumpur-based Chevonne Hassan embarked upon a new career as a transformational life coach, speaker and facilitator, at the cusp of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following his meaningful connection with Chevonne on ‘Clubhouse’ where they first met, Vinay brings her to our podcast to find out more about her journey and insights and experiences from Chevonne’s...

Duration:00:44:48

Episode 56: The Quotable Female Millennial Entrepreneur

9/23/2021
Meet Alessandra Pollina, founder and owner of the Boston-based boutique PR and marketing agency Quotable Media Co., who became a full-fledged entrepreneur at just 23! Over the next nine years, her experience further fueled a deep passion for female entrepreneurship. In 2016, Alessandra founded the Female Millennial Entrepreneurs Boston networking group which brings likeminded entrepreneurs and business owners together to connect and share learning experiences. She also launched The Female...

Duration:00:55:40

Episode 55: The Motivational Firewood™ Guy

9/9/2021
He helps individuals, entrepreneurs and teams see what they truly want, be the person they need to become to achieve it and create the action plan to get there – and he does so with a generous blend of positivity, experience and humor! Meet Steve Gamlin, speaker, humorist, author, vision boarder, radio show host, stand-up comedian and The Motivational Firewood™ Guy, who blends back-to-basics positivity, visualization and humor into all that he does. Vinay finds out more. [03:16s] “Learned...

Duration:00:39:35

Episode 54: Lights, Camera, Confidence!

8/26/2021
This week, we peer inside the beautiful mind of Cat Janisko, on-camera coach and the woman behind ‘The Confidence CEO’ which helps CEOs and business owners ‘manifest their dream life with soul-aligned marketing strategies’. A former beauty queen (titleholder in the Miss America program) and TV news anchor and presenter, Cat's journey speaking in front of national crowds started at the age 14! Cat has sold over $300 million worth of products on QVC and HSN and now coaches stars, on camera and...

Duration:00:55:35

Episode 53: The CEO Confidant

8/12/2021
Gear up for an exciting conversation with Angel Ribo, the CEO Confidant who has helped more than 1500 CEOs across 33 countries accelerate the growth of their businesses in the last two decades. Angel is an influencer, LinkedIn strategist, international TV host, public speaker and CEO consultant. He also sits on the Board of the Evolutionary Business Council, which has over 350 global transformational leaders with a combined reach of 600 million plus people. Vinay discovers the man behind the...

Duration:00:39:43

Episode 52: Making The World A Fitter Place

7/29/2021
This week, we get behind the scenes with the articulate and authentic Abhimanika Yadav, a certified fitness coach, and fashion and grooming consultant. A huge influencer in the fitness and fashion world, Abhimanika wears multiple hats (or crowns rather!) – she’s a former Mrs. Universe (2017) and former Mrs. Asia-Pacific (2016). She’s also a motivation speaker, a dancer, an entrepreneur, event manager, and a mother. Vinay speaks to this incredible person on all things that make her tick,...

Duration:01:01:55

Episode 51: How To Work A (Virtual) Room

7/15/2021
She’s the best-selling author of the classic ‘How To Work A Room’ which has sold over a million copies in 14 countries, and she’s named by Forbes as one of the top 25 networking experts! This week, Vinay talks to the ‘Mingling Maven®’ keynote speaker, Susan RoAne who has worked with audiences worldwide, and written in diverse publications including the New York Times, Sydney Telegraph, Financial Times, Globe and Mail, Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. Hit play for a conversation...

Duration:00:50:54

Episode 50: Inside ‘Facilitation Stories’

7/1/2021
This week, instead of a guest interview, we bring you a special episode feature from the ‘Facilitation Stories’ Podcast by the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) England and Wales chapter, which documents the amazing stories of facilitators from around the world. This episode from the Facilitation Stories podcast features our very own Vinay Kumar as a guest recently, sharing his stories as a Certified Professional Facilitator and the Global Chair of IAF, in conversation with...

Duration:00:44:51

Episode 49: Creating a More Inclusive and Equitable World, One Step At a Time

6/17/2021
This week, we bring you a riveting conversation between Vinay and the brilliant Kelli McLoud-Schingen, a Global Diversity and Inclusion Specialist with over 30 years of experience. Kelli is the Vice President for DEI at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma USA, and President of KMS Intercultural Consulting. Specializing in healing racism, cross-cultural competence, conflict resolution/mediation, storytelling and inclusive leadership, Kelli is a TEDx speaker, and is co-author of 'Cultural...

Duration:00:55:13

Episode 48: The Year That Wasn't!

6/3/2021
The Shiny Happy People podcast has just turned one! What better way to celebrate this than to bring back our very first guest, the one and only Paul Dupuis, MD & CEO of Randstad India, and author of the best-seller, ‘The E5 Movement’. Hit play for this electrifying conversation with Paul, the ‘Human Forward' Leader, on the year that wasn’t and the year that could be. [04:00s] The year that wasn’t! [07:00s] The ‘Human Forward’ Leader [10:30s] “20-30% of people won’t want to go back to the...

Duration:00:43:12

Episode 47: Reimagining Creativity

5/20/2021
A harbinger of curiosity and creative thinking, TEDx Speaker Van Lai-DuMone is on a mission to rewrite the way we apply creativity in the workplace and instill brave thinking in clients who are willing to disrupt traditional training methods. The Founder and Creative Strategist of worksmART Advantage talks to Vinay about how good ideas can come from any level of an organization and how, once cultivated, that can help the company culture, performance, and innovation skyrocket! [02:49s]...

Duration:00:43:27

Episode 46: Planet and People: From HR Pro to Sustainability Entrepreneur

5/6/2021
She started her career in Human Resources, spending 17 years across industries as a senior HR professional and a leadership and performance coach. A few years ago, her passion for sustainability and global causes like climate change and environment conversation, took centerstage and she decided to switch gears and turn that passion into a way of life – and work! Vinay talks to the amazing Arundhati Kumar, Founder of Studio Beej, a sustainable vegan accessories brand, about what makes the...

Duration:00:42:22

Episode 45: Insight into 'Insights 10 in 10'

4/29/2021
As we hit pause on our ‘Insights 10 in 10’ series of episodes for the time being, we bring you our favorite clips from this series. Tell us which ones were your favorite and if you would like to hear more ‘Insights 10 in 10’ episodes in the future, what topics would you like to hear about – write in at podcast@c2cod.com. In the meantime, stay tuned for a whole new array of new exciting guest interviews coming up! [02:25s] Insights 10 in 10: Resilience – listen to full episode [03:40s]...

Duration:00:11:16

Episode 44: The Magic Sauce of Innovation

4/22/2021
We continue the exciting theme of ‘Innovation’ with this riveting conversation with the master of innovation himself, Joeri Schilders, Founder of ‘The Magic Sauce’. An innovation strategist, storyteller and content creator, Joeri has worked on over 100 innovation challenges in the last 15 years across Asia and Europe, spanning new product development, setting up a co-creation practice in an award-winning bank, digitizing traditional manufacturing, mentoring intrapreneur teams, and building...

Duration:00:42:00

Episode 43: Insights 10 in 10: Innovation

4/15/2021
Adapt or die. Pivot the business. Necessity is the mother of invention. We’ve heard these words and phrases often. So, this week, it’s all about innovation! Vinay brings you his Top 10 best practices for how you can create a work culture that nurtures, encourages and embraces innovation. Hit that play button and go innovate! [02:19s] Tip #1: Communicate the innovation strategy. [02:57s] Tip #2: Create a safe space for innovation. [03:45s] Tip #3: Enable organizational agility. [04:28s]...

Duration:00:12:31

Episode 42: The Human-Centered Technologist

4/8/2021
Motivated by a mission to rid the world of horrible meetings and offer meaningful meetings in their place, Douglas Ferguson is the founder and president of Voltage Control, an Austin-based facilitation agency that that specializes in helping teams work better together through participatory decision making and design inspired facilitation techniques. Douglas is an entrepreneur, a human-centered technologist, a thought leader, a Master Facilitator and the author of four books. He has helped...

Duration:00:49:56

Episode 41: Insights 10 in 10: Stakeholder Management

4/1/2021
Have you got your ducks in a row? Stakeholder management is absolutely critical to the success of any project or activity or change measures, in your organization. Align your stakeholders to your cause effectively, with Vinay’s Top 10 best practices. [02:15s] Tip #1: Connect with mutual contacts to learn more about your stakeholder. [02:35s] Tip #2: Consciously work on expanding your network. [03:00s] Tip #3: Step back, create a stakeholder map. [03:35s] Tip #4: Outline your ask very...

Duration:00:11:55

Episode 40: ‘Learning Never Stops’: The L&D Paradigm

3/25/2021
Yes, indeed, no matter whether we are in office or working from home, the learning never stops, as Vinay finds out in this riveting conversation with friend, Adrian C Bazemore, Lead of International Learning & Development and Lead for DEI L&D for Chick-fil-A, Inc., one of North America's largest fast food chains. Adrian’s work in L&D stands out for his ability to successfully translate the learning engagement into what its true application would look like. [05:01s] From Sales to L&D: His...

Duration:00:41:32

Episode 39: Insights 10 in 10: Networking

3/18/2021
With or without a pandemic, one thing will never change – our need to network and connect with others. This week, Vinay brings you his Top 10 best practices to help you network better for professional and personal success. Networking is easier than you think, and it can be learnt! As Susan RoAne said, ‘Networking is an enrichment program, not an entitlement program.’ So, go on, hit the play button and get networking! [01:48s] Tip #1: Networking is a goal. [02:16s] Tip #2: Ditch the sales...

Duration:00:11:08