Exploring the Zone of Proximal Growth

In this episode, your host, Ana Melikian, delves into the concept of the Zone of Proximal Growth (ZPG) and its implications for personal and professional development. Ana draws from her background in psychology and her own experiences to explain the ZPG, highlighting the potential for growth just beyond our comfort zones. By sharing her own… Continue reading Exploring the Zone of Proximal Growth

AI Disruption: Do You Have the Right Mindset?

In this episode, host Ana Melikian discusses the widespread impact and looming potential of artificial intelligence (AI) that is causing a fast-paced disruption. She highlights the importance of adopting the right mindset to successfully navigate this AI disruption, moving from a reactive to a proactive mode, increasing self-awareness around thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to… Continue reading AI Disruption: Do You Have the Right Mindset?

Navigating the AI Revolution: Opportunities, Choices, and Impact

In this episode, the host, Ana Melikian, explores the revolutionary impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI). She relates AI to other significant shifts in human history, like the agricultural and industrial revolutions. Ana emphasizes that while AI will introduce considerable changes that we can’t foresee, it’s our responsibility to choose our response to these changes and… Continue reading Navigating the AI Revolution: Opportunities, Choices, and Impact

Ready. Set. Go. Right Mindset For Succeeding

In this episode, host Ana Melikian discusses how to increase personal and organizational impact while avoiding burnout. Reflecting on the ‘Ready, Set, Go’ approach, she explores tendencies like perfectionism and being a quick starter and the common practice of either over-preparing or rushing into actions. Drawing from her experience and observations, she concludes that success… Continue reading Ready. Set. Go. Right Mindset For Succeeding

Courage to Leap and Lead with CB Bowman

“My intent is not to shame or blame. My intent is to create awareness.” – CB Bowman This episode is a re-broadcast of an interview with CB Bowman, who is publishing her new book “Courage to Leap & Lead.” CB Bowman is a certified Master Corporate Executive Coach (MCEC), podcast host, and keynote speaker. In… Continue reading Courage to Leap and Lead with CB Bowman

Preventing Burnout and Embracing Wellness: Jen Du Plessis interviews Ana Melikian, Ph.D.

“We have to develop that capacity of pressing the pause button.” – Ana Melikian In this episode*, the amazing Jen Du Plessis interviews me about my journey, from overcoming dyslexia to how I leveraged my passion for psychology to help individuals unlock their true potential. We delve deep into the topic of burnout and discuss… Continue reading Preventing Burnout and Embracing Wellness: Jen Du Plessis interviews Ana Melikian, Ph.D.

Impact Without Burnout: Dr. Zippy interviews Dr. Ana Melikian

“We can achieve much more. We can contribute to society, make an impact, make a difference out there. If we are refreshed, re-energized. In our full power.” – Ana Melikian In this episode, I join Dr. Zippy to discuss how can we increase our impact while avoiding burnout. We dive deep into the world of… Continue reading Impact Without Burnout: Dr. Zippy interviews Dr. Ana Melikian

Understanding Burnout: A Reflection

We can certainly learn how to be more efficient, how to be in high-performance, how to make a bigger positive impact, and still have the energy to enjoy the fruits of our labor—and that is really important. Ana Melikian Today I dive into a much buzzed-about topic: Burnout, and the multiple dimensions attached to the… Continue reading Understanding Burnout: A Reflection

Breaking the Cycles of Burnout with Mary Stelletello

“Recognizing that working harder and more doesn’t actually equate to better performance or success.” — Mary Stelletello Mary joins me today to shed light on the profound effects of burnout. Mary candidly shares one of her burnout stories and the toll it took on her. She emphasizes the importance of managing energy levels and prioritizing… Continue reading Breaking the Cycles of Burnout with Mary Stelletello

The Death of a Workaholic with Jenny Lynne

“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 I sat down with Jenny Lynne, a keynote speaker on work-life integration, hustle culture, and leadership. Jenny is on a mission to guide entrepreneurs and… Continue reading The Death of a Workaholic with Jenny Lynne

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