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
Giving Ourselves the Permission to Be Human
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In this week’s solo episode, I examine how we deal with loss, the passing of time, the aging of our bodies, grief, and being human. I’m currently reading Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy Working, and it reminds me we all are going through some type of loss. And as humans, when we go through something painful, we just can’t snap our fingers and move on. We still have to be responsible, show up for work and be there for our families. So how do we deal with loss and grief in the workplace? Permission to be human in the workplace is what my book, Bring Your Whole Self to Work, is all about. Key Takeaways: [1:19] Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy is not just about grief. [8:36] Using the phrase, “If you really knew me you would know this about me…” [13:28] Seeing the physical representation of the passage of time. [18:35] How do we interact and engage with people who have gone through loss? [23:29] Why do we feel shame and embarrassment when we are emotional? [25:11] Pain is a great teacher of kindness, resilience, and empathy. Resources: Mike Robbins Website Mike Robbins Podcast Mike Robbins on Facebook Mike Robbins on Twitter Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant