“We have to start from the inside out because that’s where we have the power and control over our own lives. We have to drive our own bus. That’s where it begins.”
– Tammy Gooler Loeb
Tammy joins me today to discuss how to create career and life transitions and take charge of the uncertainty that comes with it.
She explains why there’s so much dissatisfaction in today’s workplaces and why we need to shift our mindsets around professional development and career...
“Where you sit today is the accumulation of all the decisions you’ve made in life. People are responsible for how they want to respond to stimulus.”
– Austin Clark
Austin joins me today to outline the core concepts from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People that greatly impacted his life and business. He explains how the Moxie Pest Control company has incorporated concepts from the book into its leadership training as it relates to its salespeople, sales program, and...
“When women, queer, people of color, and entrepreneurs do well, the whole world becomes a better place because of justice and power.”
– Lindsay LaShell
Lindsay LaShell is a marketing activist dedicated to helping purpose-driven organizations direct their marketing toward sustainability and impact. She is the founder of Open Lines Marketing and the creator of the Open Lines Marketing Framework, a one-of-a-kind strategic framework made to advance equity, justice, and sustainability...
“Within us, we have this amazing potential wanting to be unlocked.”
– Ana Melikian
In this episode, I join Tammy at the Work from the Inside Out podcast to discuss unlocking human potential. We explore my academic journey and how I became fascinated with personal development at a young age. We discuss the several pivots I’ve made in my career and how I became a life coach.
We describe the systemic and cultural disruptions of the past few years and how organizations and leaders...
“Everyday people are stepping up and wanting to know that the work they do in their company—whether they’re the CEO or employee—does something good in the world.”
– Carolina Miranda
Carolina joins me today to discuss B Corporations and B Labs and how an organization can be certified as a B Corp. She explains why B Corporations have an advantage over recruiting and retaining the best talent in the workforce.
She outlines the beginning of the B Corp movement in the early 2000s...
“The difference between hard work and being a workaholic is consciously choosing what gets your energy, and when it’s done, putting it down and getting to rest.”
– Jenny Lynne Erickson
Jenny joins me today to share how she became aware of her workaholism and consciously made steps to move away from it. She explains how workaholism can be a blindspot and how to recognize the cues and red flags of being a workaholic.
She describes why workaholics can’t seem to hire the right...
“The inner game of success is where it all begins. Anything you want to put, do, accomplish, or make happen out there will all start with the inner game.”
– Joanne McCall
Joanne joins me today to discuss why success starts with the inner game. She explains why people repeatedly set goals that they fail to reach. She describes how limiting beliefs stop people from reaching their goals and aspirations and outlines the three steps to take when your inner game is off and you...
“[Cognitive decline] is possible to reverse—and it’s preventable. The reversal works best when you catch it early, and there’s not really too soon a time to start.”
– Monica Tarr
Monica joins me today to discuss the pillars of overcoming and preventing brain fog and cognitive decline. She shares her experience with brain fog and describes her initial tendency to push through it despite her body’s fatigue.
She outlines her journey toward enhancing her brain health and...
“Keep your purpose, vision, and values front and center, and they shouldn’t be just words on a wall. Build a culture and get buy-in.”
– Anne-Claire Broughton
Anne-Claire joins us today to discuss quiet quitting, its factors, and its antidote. She explains how a changing workforce demographic, corporate culture, and the pandemic impacted quiet quitting.
She discusses the power of employee engagement and highlights why companies need to intentionally cultivate...
“If we think about human history, we’ll see that innovation is and has always been our survival skill.“
Natalie joins us today to outline “The Six ‘I’s of Innovation.” She describes what it takes to infuse, motivate, and drive innovation in organizational life.
She explains how organizational culture can increase or stifle innovation in a company and discusses the role of creativity in innovation.
Natalie also highlights the need for different...
“When you look at fear as a pointer to past experiences asking to be resolved or healed, the fear of speaking becomes an opportunity through which we can clear up what holds us back in unseen ways.”
Linda joins me today to discuss speaking with confidence and delight. She explains how society and the modern educational system program us to fear speaking. She describes the relationship between feelings of belonging and confidence in public...
“Commitment requires believing in something you care about—whether it’s your family, your nation, or your profession—and acting consistently with that belief.”
– Frank Wagner
Frank joins me today to discuss the power of commitment. He shares why he’s passionate about commitment and describes what makes a great leader. He outlines the five areas of commitments a leader should leverage and explains the importance of support and improvement.
Frank also reveals the common...
“Coppola presented in The Godfather that crime and business are essentially the same thing, but even among thieves there is a code of honor. What’s missing in today’s business world is loyalty and trust.”
Lou joins me today to discuss the lessons we can learn from The Godfather and how we can apply them to business. He shares why he was captivated by The Godfather at a very young age and how it impacted him.
He points out the importance of not letting...
“When you are caregiving, it’s very much like being in an airplane: you need to put on your own oxygen mask first, and then you can help others.”
Shain joins us today to discuss the Sandwich Generation and healthy aging. She explains how the need for caregiving impacts the Sandwich Generation’s careers and why healthcare systems need to invest in prevention.
She describes the vital role of building intergenerational connections in healthy aging. Shain also...
“We can embrace mindsets as habits that our minds depend on—formed by previous experiences and the unconscious and conscious beliefs that we form along the way.”
I believe that leveraging our mindsets can allow us to release our potential as individuals, groups, and organizations. But before we can tap into it, we need to understand what a mindset is.
The challenge lies in that there are as many definitions of mindset as there are mindset experts. So, when...
“With any habit, especially drinking, it’s important to have an accountability source. Declaring what you’re doing to others makes it more real.”
– Rose Ann Forte
Rose Ann joins me today to describe her journey to becoming alcohol-free. She points out the lack of conversations about alcohol consumption and the options available to those trying to overcome it. She outlines how alcohol can causes an individual’s mental health to spiral by stealing self-esteem, purpose,...
“Most of us start our businesses because we want to make a difference out there—it’s a way of living our mission, and we are in love with that mission.”
– Ana Melikian
In this episode, I speak with Toby on the Moving Conversations Podcast to share my life growing up in Portugal and how my curiosity and desire to understand led me to study psychology and pursue a career in academia.
I explain why I decided to move to the United States after studying in the UK and...
“Transformation changes your identity. If we change habits, our identity is changed.”
– Sue Stevenson
Sue joins me today to discuss how shifting our mindset can shift our physical health. She describes her journey in the corporate world and explains how her ability to navigate through change contributed to her success in life.
She details the diagnosis that set her on a path of healthy living and changing her relationship with stress. Sue also highlights better methods...
“When confronted by uncertainty, first adapters win not by pushing harder with willpower, but by unlocking the game of patterns.”
– Steven Feinberg
Steven joins me today to discuss what NeuroStrategy is and how it can help leaders and organizations triumph. He shares how growing up in a world of uncertainty shaped his path to becoming a NeuroStrategist.
He explains the characteristics of a “first adapter” and outlines the principles of NeuroStrategy. He also reveals...
“In your brand, you tell a wide range of stories about yourself. Reflecting that journey with your photos is an opportunity to create an emotional connection with clients.”
Raj joins me today to discuss how you can tell your personal brand’s story through photos. He explains why he’s passionate about helping people navigate their reservations around having their photos taken.
He describes ageism and the age-related biases present in social media and...
“Many women are on a mission to make a difference and create an impact but are very hard on themselves. Relax, do the best you can, and be gentle on yourself.”
In today’s episode, I joined Sandy, the host of the Instagram live “Hey, I’ve Got Something to Say,” to discuss the importance of being gentle with ourselves. We describe how women tend to doubt themselves and how they get critical of themselves before, during, and after their mission to change the...
“Our definition of success has to continue to grow, change, and evolve as we continue to grow, change, and evolve.”
Laura Gassner Otting
Laura joins me today to share her wisdom on success and being limitless. She defines success and explains why we need to allow our own definition to change as we grow.
She describes why we need to plan for success and why planning for failure gets us stuck. She also discusses why being successful doesn’t necessarily make us happy,...
“We will never say we’re going to solve hunger—that’s a much bigger issue tied with many layers of public and social policy. What we’re going to do is not let really good food go to waste while people need it.”Cathy Snyder
Cathy joins us today to discuss food insecurity, poverty, and how the Rolling Harvest Food Rescue movement is alleviating food waste and hunger in the country.
She shares how she became aware of what poverty and food insecurity really look like in the country....
“Being purposefully productive means you’re feeling in control, crystal clear on goals, making progress on your most important goals, and conscious about how you invest your time.” Don Khouri
Don joins us today to discuss shifting our mindsets and vocabularies around busyness and productivity. He explains why we get into trouble with our to-do lists and offers advice on prioritizing tasks.
He outlines the different cognitive biases we need to be aware of when making decisions...
“The arts transcend race, religion, politics, gender, sexuality—it is our humanness that we feel through the creative process. Art is medicine for the soul.” Lane Gardner
Lane joins me today to discuss why creativity is our superpower and how it helps us become more innovative, courageous, and authentic. She explains why creative expression is not limited to traditional arts such as music or painting and outlines how creativity is beneficial to our well-being.