In today’s episode, Eric Karpinski gives us a peek into his new book Put Happiness to Work and how his tools and strategies help people find more happiness at work. He digs into psychology and the study of how we need to raise the happiness level in organizations for the sake of the employees and the organization as a whole. How do we achieve this? How do we deal with employees who are challenging to engage? And how does happiness overlap with engagement?
Through her discovery of her spiritual side, Jennifer Lyall developed a unique perspective and shifted her focus to guiding entrepreneurs in their business decisions through intuition. Jennifer refers to herself as the Chief Energy Optimizer and an Intuitive Business Mentor but her background began in the corporate world. Today’s episode is about Jennifer’s journey from her commercial jobs to discovering healing and energy and how she brings that to the work that she does with entrepreneurs. She shares with us how to unblock the things that are holding you back and keeping you hidden from the world you belong in. Through her own discovery, Jennifer developed a unique mentorship program where she helps entrepreneurs find the core and essence of themselves and their business and tap into their own creativity.
If you’ve ever thought your workplace environment was a challenge, wait till you hear this interview with our guest, Rachael Robertson. Rachael is a fascinating and successful team leader and keynote speaker from Australia who spent a year leading a team of 120 scientists in Antarctica. With no background in science or the environment she found herself in, she learned many leadership lessons during her time there and I’m thrilled for her to be sharing those with us today.
Esther Weinberg is a leadership-training expert that has earned a reputation in the entertainment industry as the secret weapon behind game-changing breakthroughs with executives, leaders and teams. Esther is passionate about helping media organizations understand that in order to drive innovation, be competitive, and ultimately, profitable, it’s imperative that people come first by creating an environment built on trust, respect and safety. And she backs it up with proven, transformative, yet practical tools and systems that help benchmark and measure results. She is the author of the free eBook Why Your Company’s Bottom Line Is Not Your Top Priority.
Recently, the tables were turned and I was honored to be a guest on The Donald Thompson Podcast. Shared here is that very episode and it was such a great experience. Donald is a fabulous speaker and fellow business coach as well as a great podcast host.
In this special episode, Donald and I discuss a topic that is very dear to my heart: Managing your career. In addition to our discussion on challenging yourself and ensuring that you are doing your current job well, the key message from this episode is to take control and ownership of the work you are doing and the direction you are headed in.
It seems that music and business couldn’t be more different. But our guest today has found that they are far more similar than we think. Today’s guest on A Life and a Living Podcast is Gerald J. Leonard, CEO of Principles of Execution and accomplished musician. The work he has done as a consultant is absolutely fascinating.