Ashley Quinto Powell, founder of My VA Rocks, is a self-advocacy expert, speaker, and the author of "Executive Motherhood.” She is passionate about being a mom and believes that women should be able to pursue motherhood and have successful careers in middle and senior-level management. She joins Rosie Ward to discuss the importance of advocating for oneself as a parent, the impact of COVID-19 on women in the workforce, and the need to support parents in the executive pipeline. They also delve into the power of delegation, the inspiring story of Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the crucial role of being an ally to parents. Stay tuned for an enlightening conversation on creating a culture that protects and supports parents in the workplace. Let's dive in!
In this special bonus episode, host Rosie Ward is joined by friend, fellow podcaster, and Founder and Chief Meaningful Work Officer at the PeopleForward Network, Nikki Lewallen Gregory, for a conversation around courageous leadership. They discuss the importance of mindset shifts, the dangers of taking responsibility for others' outcomes, and common mistakes leaders make when trying to inspire greatness. Tune in as Rosie Ward and Nikki shares their insights and experiences on how to effectively call others to their own path of greatness. Get ready for a conversation filled with valuable nuggets that can transform your leadership approach.
In this episode, Rosie delves into psychological safety and its significance within various aspects of our lives. She introduces a powerful exercise that promotes open conversations about our emotional triggers and self-protective behaviors. She guides listeners through a step-by-step process where individuals share the stories they create when feeling triggered, the outward signs that indicate their self-protective mode, and how they'd like others to support them in realigning with their authentic selves.
Dr. Neha Sangwan, CEO and founder of Intuitive Intelligence, is an internal medicine physician, international speaker, executive coach, corporate communication expert, and author. She consults with organizations such as the American Heart Association, American Express, Apple, Kaiser Permanente, and Google—and has shared her journey on the stages of TEDx Berkeley, TEDx San Luis Obispo, and TEDx Babson. Neha joins Rosie Ward to discuss burnout, the various types of boundaries, their impact on our well-being, and the importance of practical strategies for setting boundaries and advocating for ourselves. Neha emphasizes the need to trust intuition and recognize where our energy levels are ebbing and flowing. Get ready to be inspired! In her new book, Powered by Me: From Burned Out to Fully Charged at Work and in Life, Dr. Sangwan provides a scientifically sound alternative to stress: a customized path to personal power from the inside out.
In this episode, Rosie explores the significance of strategic pauses and circle backs in conversations. She emphasizes that when emotions run high or if clarity is lacking—hitting the "pause" button can prevent misunderstandings and heated arguments. Rosie extends the concept of circle backs beyond conflict resolution, suggesting that they also serve as tools for clarity and alignment in ongoing interactions. Using relatable anecdotes, she encourages listeners to proactively integrate these techniques into their communication repertoire, fostering healthier and more productive conversations.
John Robertson, Founder and President of FORTLOG Services, is an expert in leadership and crisis management. With a background in psychology, he has been instrumental in reshaping and redefining the concept of crises within the American Psychological Association. He joins Dr. Rosie Ward for a thought-provoking conversation about the power of crisis, defining our values, and living authentically in a world often clouded by filters and fear. From rethinking our approach to crises to learning from unexpected sources, this episode is packed with valuable insights on personal growth, leadership, and the importance of true connection.
In this episode, Rosie delves into the transformative power of shifting from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset. Inspired by the wisdom of Lin Twist, author of "The Soul of Money," Rosie shares how often our thoughts fixate on not having enough—time, money, love, or even feelings of inadequacy. Instead, let's focus on the belief that we have enough while striving to become better versions of ourselves. The two are not mutually exclusive.
You might be thinking that I’ve completely lost my mind. After all, what in the world could some plastic dolls – and a movie about them – possibly convey about creating more human workplaces? Well, bear with me for a moment… I decided to see what the hype was all about and saw the Barbie...
Elinor Stutz has defied stereotypes and shattered barriers in sales. During their conversation, Rosie explores the impact of early childhood experiences and the importance of recognizing and understanding the origins of our drive or limitations. Together, they dive into rehumanizing workplaces and the negative impact of poor treatment in corporate America. Rosie and Elinor explore strategies and practices for leveraging personal challenges to uplift others and create positive change in the workplace.
In this heartfelt episode, Rosie shares a powerful life and leadership lesson from a conversation with her son, Peyton. Tune in as Rosie guides Peyton towards a mindset shift, encouraging him to focus on gratitude and cherishing the present moment rather than being paralyzed by fear and anxiety. This reflection prompts Rosie to explore how often we fall into self-limiting stories that lead to worry and anxiousness, preventing us from fully embracing life.