Bring Your Whole Self to Work
About This Show
On Bring Your Whole Self to Work, author Mike Robbins interviews interesting and influential business leaders and thought leaders. Over the past 16 years, Mike has spoken at thousands of events throughout the world and has partnered with top organizations like Google, Wells Fargo, Airbnb, Gap, Microsoft, Schwab, the NBA, Twitter, the San Francisco Giants, and many others. Mike gets real with his guests, so that you can learn the truth behind their stories and their success, as well as how they’ve been able to overcome challenges and bring all of who they are to the work that they do. These conversations are designed to give you specific ideas, insights, and techniques for creating greater authenticity, success, and fulfillment in your career, as well as how you can create an environment around you at work where people get real, have each other’s backs, and bring all of who they are. For more information on Mike Robbins and his work, visit www.Mike-Robbins.com.
Most Recent Episode
Creating a Healthy and Authentic Work Culture with Tami Simon
2 days ago
My guest on this week’s podcast is Tami Simon. Tami is the Founder and CEO of Sounds True, a wonderful publishing company in Boulder, Colorado that disseminates spiritual wisdom. Tami started Sounds True in 1985 with live conference recordings of Ram Dass and Stephen Levine. Over the last 32 years, Sounds True has grown and evolved. They continue to produce spiritual audio and learning programs, as well as books and apps. I met Tami a few years ago at a Wisdom 2.0 conference, and at the most recent Wisdom 2.0 conference she gave a speech, which was all about bringing your whole self to work and creating a healthy work culture. During today’s episode, Tami shares her thoughts on what it means to bring your whole self to work, how she navigates through tough business issues holistically, how people are hungry for meaningful work, and what she and her team at Sounds True do to create a productive culture. Key Takeaways: [2:30] What does ‘bring your whole self to work’ mean to Tami? [5:03] How Tami makes a safe and conducive environment for authenticity. [11:51] How a leader deals with disagreement is simple on the surface but deep. [21:19] Navigating technological changes as a provider of audio. [24:37] You can't bring your whole self to work if you are not in touch with yourself. [30:29] Tami’s personal guiding principles for how to navigate tense situations. [35:17] People are hungry for meaningful work. [39:13] Tami has found more meaning in just being than in accomplishing things. Resources: Mike Robbins Website Mike Robbins Podcast Mike Robbins on Facebook Mike Robbins on Twitter Sounds True Insights at the Edge Podcast Being True: What Matters Most in Work, Life and Love, by Tami Simon