Creating Systems to Promote Wellbeing with Dr. Nigel Girgrah

Destigmatizing mental health issues can’t happen overnight, but Dr. Nigel Girgrah, Chief Wellness Officer at Ochsner Health, says the charge has to start with leaders. In this episode, Nigel shares examples of how when leaders showed vulnerability; people on their teams did the same. In his own organization, Nigel is working towards getting systems in place that promote well-being in a proactive manner so people have help long before a crisis occurs. As the conversation unfolds, you’ll learn the benefits of investing in wellbeing and how to take steps toward destigmatizing mental health.

The (Super)Power of Making Choices with Mark Miller

“Your choices are your superpower and you can literally change your world with them.” Mark Miller, bestselling author and VP of High Performance Leadership at Chick-fil-A, says there are certain factors specific to each leader that limits their impact. Mark calls those factors your quicksand. In this episode, Mark explains how to identify and then escape your quicksand starting with the choices you make. Give the full episode a listen to learn about Mark’s four ‘smart choices’, allowing you to confront your reality and create change.

Creating a Remote Community with Josh Little

Remote work comes with its pros and cons. One thing many people miss is the ease of connecting with co-workers. Enter Josh Little and his video messaging app Volley. He’s a serial entrepreneur and has spent a lot of brainpower looking for the right solution when it comes to successfully leading a team outside an office environment. In this episode, Josh lays out how consistent video-first communication allows for what he calls “continuous leadership” - meaning you’re constantly syncing with your team and adding value in a way that doesn’t interrupt your own work. Listen in to learn how to do away with unnecessary in-person meetings while remaining connected and productive.

Podcast: Your Partner in Success with Denise Griffitts (Part 2)

I had a follow-up conversation with Denise Griffitts on her Partner in Success podcast. This time we expanded on our first conversation and dug into the self-limiting stories we tell ourselves that originated in childhood, the importance of setting boundaries, how critical it is to practice self-compassion and talk to ourselves like we’d talk to...

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