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Tapping into the Power of Vision to Achieve the Life & Business You Want with Dr. Tamsin Astor, E:15

My guest today is Dr. Tamsin Astor. Tamsin helps busy executives and corporations organize their habits and their mindset so they have time for what they want and need and time for fun. Welcome to my new podcast, Brain Hacks 4 Leadership. I am Jill Windelspecht and I have spent over 20 years working with leaders around the world, helping them to apply neuroscience and social science to help them advance towards their goals. I want to bring extraordinary value to you as a leader by brining...


Stepping Forward Into Growth - In Spite of Fear - E14

Roddy Galbraith is a Professional Speaker, Coach and Master Speaker Trainer, having worked 1-to-1 with around 10,000 different speakers from all over the world over the last 13 years. John C. Maxwell (#1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker) describes him as the "best speaker trainer he has ever seen, anywhere in the world". Roddy believes that we are all speakers, whether we realize it and accept it or not, because we all interact with other people, all the time. He...


ROI of Coaching as part of your Leadership Development Strategy with Dr. Ellen Van Oosten - E13

Do you want to accelerate your leadership development? It starts with gaining self-awareness and leveraging a coaching relationship that adds value and magnifies your results. My guest, Dr. Ellen B. Van Oosten will share critical elements that you need to have in your coaching engagements to amplify your impact and growth. She will also share the data and science that demonstrates the ROI of coaching as part of your Leadership Development Strategy. Learn how move across the continuum of...


From Overwhelm to Under Control! with Josh Davis, PhD & Author of Two Awesome Hours, E:12

Do you feel overwhelmed and think that if there were just more hours in the day you could get it all done? Instead of managing your calendar, manage your energy. Learn how one minute can save hours with my guest Josh Davis, PhD and author of the international best-seller, Two Awesome Hours. He is Sr. Director of Research and Faculty at the Institute for Personal Leadership. He is a trainer at the NLP Center of NY, and teaches The Art of Public Speaking. He received his doctorate from...


Becoming a Resilient Leader at Work and Home– Strategies from Dr. Jennifer Savitski, E:11

Worklife balance is a fallacy, you can’t always balance but you CAN learn to become more RESILIENT. Becoming more resilient will help you Respond versus React, lead in the right way and build better relationships at work and at home. My guest today is Dr. Jennifer Savitski, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Cleveland Clinic Akron General and the Medical Director of the PATH Center, a Forensic Nursing Program providing care for survivors of sexual assault and domestic...


Hack your Creativity to become more Innovative and Agile with Dagný Valgeirsdóttir, PhD, E:10

Hack your Creativity to become more Innovative and Agile, E:10 When CEOs were asked, “What is the skill you most value in your people?”, they said creativity, the ability to solve problems, come up with new solutions, and use brainpower to figure things out. (source) Learn how to tap into your creativity and run a brainstorming session the RIGHT WAY! My guest today is Dagný Valgeirsdóttir (email is Dagný Dagný has a PhD in enhancing creativity. Currently she is working...


Breathing on Purpose to build Confidence, Competence and Presence, Jim Smith, PCC, The Executive Happiness Coach® E:9

If you want to have a more confident leadership presence, improve your ability to handle conflict, make better decisions, be a more confident speaker and become a better listener – start focusing on your breathing. About my Guest: Jim Smith, PCC, The Executive Happiness Coach®, is a global executive coach, author, speaker, and change strategist. Jim’s passion is to create a Happier world and workplace, one Leader at a time. Jim has coached leaders from 30 countries and six continents to...


Building and Sustaining High Performing Teams through Trust and Vulnerability with Paul Zak, “Dr. Love” E:7

Do you want your team to be more productive, innovative or engaged? Basketball legend Michael Jordan says it all “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” If you want to know how you, as a leader, can leverage neuroscience to increase trust and vulnerability to build and sustain a high performing team, this is the podcast for you. Paul Zak is my guest, his two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rain forest of...


The Science and Strategy of Decision Making with Annie Duke, Decision Strategist and Speaker, E:6

Do you and your team want to get better at making decisions that are not status quo? Would you like your team to take the right risks and encourage a culture that learns from success and failure? Did you know that being too results oriented can get in the way of making the highest equity decisions? If so, this is the podcast for you. Annie Duke, professional speaker and Decision Strategist, will share her research and help you learn how to create a process that helps you make better...


Improve your ability to plan, learn, solve problems and make decisions through data with Jason Howlett, Co-founder at Manpremo, E:5

If your interested in making better decisions, solving problems, getting the best out of yourself and your team and managing your time more effectively, this is the podcast for you. My guest, Jason Howlett is the Co-founder and change agent @ Manpremo. Jason’s passion is helping people develop, with the purpose of increasing well-being and actualising potential. Jason uses applied science (neuroscience, psychology and physiology), combined with data, to optimise brain performance and...


The science of group identity and how to create more cohesive teams with Jay Van Bavel, E:4

Do you care about getting more engagement from you team? Do you want to know how you can create an environment where your team works collaboratively, reduces conflict and supports each other and your organization? Are you focused on retaining and attracting talent? Are you struggling to build more inclusive teams? If so, this is the podcast for you. My guest, Jay Van Bavel, will highlight the importance of group identity in building high performing teams and share simple things that you...


NeuroCreativity: How to tap into the creativity of yourself and your team with Balder Onarheim, CEO of PlatoScience, E:3

Have you ever wished you or your team could be more creative? Would you like your team to come up with different ways to solve problems? Do you think that only certain people have that kind of creativity? Would you like to ‘turn a dial’ and become more focused or creative? My Guest: Balder Onarheim, CEO of PlatoScience If so, this is the podcast for you. Balder Onarheim, CEO of PlatoScience, will break down how to tap into your creativity and the creativity of your team. The good news is...


Learn how to shift your emotions to have more powerful connections and conversations with Dr. Marcia Reynolds, E:2

Have you ever wished you could get that moment back when you let your emotions take over? Do you want to make better choices and better decisions in the moment? This is the podcast for you! My guest, Dr. Marcia Reynolds, MCC, is fascinated by the brain, especially what triggers feelings of connection, commitment, and possibility. She draws on her research as she helps coaches and leaders make every conversation is a difference-making experience. She has provided executive coaching and...


Coaching as a major source of development now and in the coming years - with Richard E. Boyatzis, Ph.D, E:1

Special Guest: Richard E. Boyatzis, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor, Departments of Organizational Behavior, Psychology, and Cognitive Science and H.R. Horvitz Chair of Family Business, Case Western Reserve University Highlights from the Podcast: A recent study on motivation and retention, involving 1,800 MBA grads two years into their work, found that salary & benefits were the 7th reason they stayed at their job. The first 6 all had to do with novelty and learning! Development...