Antidote for Quiet Quitting with Anne-Claire Broughton
“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
I had the opportunity to speak with Anne-Claire Broughton, the Principal of Broughton Consulting, LLC, a certified B-Corp that helps organizations engage employees at all levels for business success. Her work centers on employee engagement, talent, attraction, and retention.
- The dimensions and causes of quiet quitting
- Why companies need to intentionally cultivate a culture
- Maintaining a culture of collaboration and engagement in the face of crisis
The Innovation Mindset with Natalie Turner
“If we think about human history, we’ll see that innovation is and has always been our survival skill.“ – Natalie Turner
I had the opportunity to speak with Natalie Turner, the founder and CEO of The Entheo Network, an innovation and lifestyle company. Natalie has served as a corporate innovation director, business consultant, and entrepreneur for the past 25 years.
She has helped the world’s leading organizations grow their teams, businesses, and capabilities and build innovation systems, and is the author of Yes, You Can Innovate, as well as the creator of The Six ‘I’s of Innovation—a model that helps people evaluate their innovation strengths to harness diversity and create greater impact.
- Defining innovation and its different aspects
- The Six I’s of Innovation and its background
- How The Six I’s apply to everyday life
Fear of Speaking with Linda Ugelow
“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 Ugelow
I had the joy of speaking with Linda Ugelow, a speaking empowerment coach, keynote speaker, and the author of Delight in the Limelight.
Linda has over four decades of experience as a performing artist and has spent years helping people get comfortable in their own skin. Using groundbreaking approaches, she helps entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, teams, and authors overcome their dread of the limelight.
- Why the fear of public speaking is common
- A key tool for managing the fear of public speaking
- Why public speaking fear is not the villain
Power of Commitment with Frank Wagner
“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
I had the pleasure of speaking with Frank Wagner, Ph.D., a behavioral coach specializing in leadership, commitment, teamwork, organizational influence, and executive coaching.
Frank is one of the founding partners of Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder-Centered Coaching.
- The common ground among leaders
- The relationship between commitment, beliefs, and integrity
- Connecting your behavior to what’s important
The Godfather, Loyalty, & Business with Lou Bortone
“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 Bortone
I sat down with one of my long-standing friends in business, Lou Bortone, a popular speaker and the author of Video Marketing Rules: How to Win in a World Gone Video.
Lou has over two decades of experience as a marketing executive in TV and entertainment and has worked as the National Promotion Manager for E! Entertainment Television and the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Fox Family Worldwide.
- How the lessons of The Godfather apply to business and life
- The challenge of building company loyalty in the post-pandemic world
- Why relationships are critical in business
The Sandwich Generation, Aging, and Community with Shain Khoja
“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 Khoja
I sat down with Shain Khoja, a global changemaker and serial entrepreneur. One of her crowning achievements was leveraging the technology to create a telemedicine system in Afghanistan, enabling hospitals to train doctors and nurses and tap the expertise of medical experts outside the country.
She is in the throes of developing Thriving.ai, a digital platform to keep seniors connected and engaged with their families and caregivers.
- The Sandwich Generation and the social implications of caregiving needs
- The value of intergenerational connection and healthy aging
- How Thriving.ai facilitates communication, connection, and learning in caregiving
Push Through Mindset Shift with Sue Stevenson
“Transformation changes your identity. If we change habits, our identity is changed.” – Sue Stevenson
I had the pleasure of speaking with Sue Stevenson, the founder of Lifted Fog, a global executive coaching firm.
Sue uses brain-based strategies and positive psychology to help leaders succeed and is the author of Impossible to Possible: Neurostrategies for Healing, Humor, and Reimagined Life.
- Toxic dedication and the social, physical, and emotional costs of success
- How Sue moved into radical action despite facing the impossible
- Neurostrategies and the gut-brain connection
Through the Lenses with Raj Bandyopadhyay
“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 Bandyopadhyay
I had the pleasure of speaking with Raj Bandyopadhyay, a speaker and brand expert who uses photography to communicate people's unique stories and missions. He provides high-impact photos for personal branding that speak the truth of their subject.
- The impact of unrealistic beauty expectations in media
- Four elements that cause resistance in photoshoots
- How to bring out our spontaneous side when posing for photos
Stress is a Tool, Not a Toxin with Dr. G
“Recovery requires comfort and time. Resilience requires stress and change.”
– Dr. G
I had the opportunity to speak with Deborah Gilboa—known as Dr. G—a practicing physician, resilience expert, on-camera personality, author, and parent.
She's a regular contributor on the Doctors Today show Good Morning America and the Rachael Ray show. Her latest book is From Stressed to Resilient: The Guide to Handle More and Feel It Less.
Focus To Succeed with Omar Zenhom
“It's important for you to get used to the idea that it's very hard to do well at something if you spread yourself too thin.” — Omar Zenhom
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Omar Zenhom, Co-Founder of Business Republic, where he—and his partner Nicole Baldinu—started an alternative business education program called The $100 MBA—a culmination of his years in business and education.
- Focus culture over hustle culture
- Embracing the process
- Tips for staying focused