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NOW with Steve Rio
62 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Jonas Altman — Reinvent the way you work.
Jonas Altman (jonasaltman.com) is Founder of Social Fabric, a coach, an Adjunct Professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, and the author of "Shapers: Reinvent The Way You Work And Change The Future".
74 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
Dr. Eva Selhub — Resiliency.
Dr. Eva Selhub is an internationally recognized resiliency expert, physician, author, speaker, scientist and consultant. Dr. Eva engages her clients and her audiences with her powerful energy, words of wisdom and scientific knowledge to activate the five pillars of resilience–physical, mental, spiritual, relationship and team– to achieve optimal resilience, success, health and happiness. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Eva served as an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and as a Clinical Associate of the world-renowned Benson Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital for close to 20 years, serving as their Medical Director for six of those years. Dr. Selhub is now working with clients, corporations and scientific colleagues to redefine the ways in which we approach resilience to a model that incorporates alternative approaches to health as well as the concept of fitness that is achieved not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually.
128 minutes | Sep 16, 2020
Ryan Lalonde — Inspired leadership, optimization, and more.
You're going to love this conversation between Ryan Lalonde and Steve Rio. The two go deep on many topics in this wide-ranging conversation including leadership, personal development, growth, habits and routines, optimization, politics, sense-making, psychedelics, and more. --- As President and Partner of MLA Canada, Ryan Lalonde is a real estate sales and marketing professional in Vancouver. Ryan propagated his industry-leading experience through the inception of BLVD Marketing Group in 2010, which has recently merged with another industry leader, MAC Marketing Solutions, to create McNeill Lalonde and Associates. Together, Ryan Lalonde and Cameron McNeill lead a team of dedicated and passionate members specializing in all aspects of market intelligence, development strategy, branding, positioning and sales execution for residential developments. --- Show notes: https://natureofwork.co/ryanlalonde
60 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
Dr. Lawrence Cheng — Resiliency, stress, and the noisy brain.
In this episode Dr. Lawrence Cheng talks about resiliency, stress management, sleep and rest optimization, the impact our technology is having on our cognitive health and performance, and the impact of a new phenomenon called "Noisy Brain". The topics we cover are all aspects of the Nature of Work Foundations Program, which Dr. Cheng advised on and helped to develop. Dr. Cheng is the co-founder/director of Connect Health Care Centre for Integrative + Functional Medicine, and an advisor to Nature of Work. Dr. Cheng is trained in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine and has a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University. Dr. Cheng believes in the innate capacity for the body to heal and the importance of integrating mind, body and spirit. --- https://natureofwork.co/podcast
70 minutes | Jul 21, 2020
Joel Solomon - Leaving a legacy.
Joel Solomon (joelsolomon.org) has been creating change all over North America for 40+ years. He's a Founding Partner at Renewal Partners, Founding member of Social Venture Circle, Founder of Hollyhock, and a dozen other organizations. This conversation was an intimate look at how Joel sees his role as an intergenerational steward, what legacy means to him, spirituality, and how to discover your purpose in a complex world. -- Show notes: https://natureofwork.co/joelsolomon
59 minutes | Jul 3, 2020
Steph Corker — Living life on purpose.
Steph Corker is the Founder of The Corker Co (https://thecorkercollective.com), a human capital consulting firm dedicated to crafting people strategies that put the heartbeat into the business bottom line. Steph sits on the board of One Girl Can (https://onegirlcan.com/), and is a professional Ironman athlete who has completed over 25 Ironman races. She is infectiously positive, purpose-driven, energetic, and thoughtful. She thinks a lot about what it means to live life to it's fullest and about constant evolution and improvement. This conversation was recorded in the middle of COVID-19 and we reflect on the entrepreneur's journey through adversity, how to not fear failure, working with people you love, and lots more. //--// Show notes: https://natureofwork.co/stephcorker
83 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Mike Rowlands — Creating value as a social impact entrepreneur.
Mike Rowlands is the President & CEO of Junxion (https://junxion.com), a global social impact strategy firm, the Board Chair of Hollyhock, and a Director for the Social Impact Investor Circle. He's also a philosopher, father of two, husband, and an active contributor to his communities. Mike has weathered the storm as an entrepreneur through the Dot Com boom as well as the 2008 recession. Along the way, he's learned a lot about how to create businesses focused on values and impact. We talk about a wide range of topics, including leadership in the face of change, finding community, how technology is affecting our perception of life and time, social impact entrepreneurship, managing uncertainty, mindfulness, and spirituality. //--// Show notes: https://natureofwork.co/mikerowlands
64 minutes | Mar 28, 2020
Kristi Nelson — Finding security in uncertain times.
Kristi Nelson is the Executive Director of A Network for Grateful Living (gratefulness.org). Kristi has lived through an incredible amount of uncertainty so I thought she'd be a perfect person to have a conversation in the midst of the Corona Virus pandemic. She battled stage 4 cancer in her early thirties and has done an incredible amount of soul searching her entire life. In this conversation, we talk about how to decouple your personal security from a sense of control and certainty. We discuss purpose, legacy, embracing and learning through fear, listening to your heart, and discovering the full expression of yourself. We then get into how living with a deep sense of gratefulness for every moment can transform your experience of life. //--// Show notes: https://natureofwork.co/kristi
62 minutes | Feb 25, 2020
Rob Miller — Developing self-awareness as a leader, and rethinking how we measure success.
Rob Miller is a father, husband, entrepreneur, and co-Founder of Miller Titerle Law Co, as well as co-founder and investor in a number of companies across industries such as forestry and emergent technologies. Rob takes his personal development really seriously. In this episode, we talk about the journey to finding mindfulness, creating a values-based business, developing self-awareness, making decisions based on values, a new way to measure success, and exploring what it means to live a good life. //--// You can find show notes for this episode at natureofwork.co/rob
81 minutes | Feb 12, 2020
Thara Vayali — The mind-body connection, lowering stress, and what mindfulness actually is.
Thara Vayali is a health coach and consultant focused on mind-body medicine, with extensive training in the areas of nutrition, environmental education, yoga, mindfulness, and naturopathic medicine. This episode is a must-listen if you're looking to increase your performance and wellbeing, both at work and in life. Right from the first few minutes, Thara provides amazing insight into how to manage stress, improve cognition, and make better decisions. Thara helps her patients with their mind-body connection, and focuses on increasing mind-body literacy, as she calls it. We also talk about mindfulness in a way that is extremely tangible, it's perhaps the best definition I've heard yet. We also get into Thara's personal journey as an entrepreneur, and how she's used mindfulness, and mind-body medicine to navigate the hardest curves in her journey. Finally, we get into a thoughtful conversation about death, legacy and what it means to live a good life. //--// Show notes, links and more: https://natureofwork.co/thara
85 minutes | Jan 28, 2020
Zach Berman - Going vegan, personal growth, psychedelics, and entrepreneurship
Steve sits down with Zach Berman. Zach is a father, husband, and Co-Founder of The Juice Truck. Zach has built an incredible business focused on health and wellbeing with one of his oldest friends. He's an avid vegan, and cares deeply about promoting the vegan lifestyle, without alienating people. Zach has also done a lot of soul-searching and personal development that shines through in this thoughtful conversation, which covers topics such as personal development, self-awareness, mindfulness, nature exposure, maintaining relationships, entrepreneurship, veganism and the ethics of the food we eat, psychedelics, death, and much more. //--// Show notes, links and more: https://natureofwork.co/zach
87 minutes | Jan 15, 2020
Zoë Pawlak — On the internal struggles of entrepreneurship, personal growth, sobriety, faith, and spirituality.
Steve sits down with Zoë Pawlak. Zoë is a mother, wife, and an artist and industrial designer, who has built an impressive brand and career as a painter and home products designer. Zoe found out she was pregnant at 24, just after she completed her art degree. She went on to build a successful career while raising two kids. Through that journey, her deep faith and spirituality was an important touchstone that helped her weather the inevitable ups and downs as an artist and entrepreneur. In the past two years, Zoë has found sobriety after recognizing she had an unhealthy relationship with alcohol. In this rich conversation, we cover all of this and more, ending up in a fascinating exchange about spirituality, god, and the hunger that people are feeling for faith, connection, and community. //--// Show notes, links and Zoe's biography: https://natureofwork.co/zoe
73 minutes | Dec 30, 2019
Ludo Siouffi — On the power of a personal purpose statement, forging life-long relationships, and leaving a legacy.
Steve sits down with Ludo Siouffi. Ludo is a husband, father of two, and founder of The Ludo Group, where he's a portfolio manager focused on sustainable and ethical investments. Ludo has done an incredible job of articulating his personal purpose statement and integrating it into every aspect of his life. In this conversation, Ludo talks about how that has fueled his impressive work in the community, shaped the relationships he forms with his clients, and how it helps him show up as the best dad and husband possible. //--// Show notes, links and Ludo's biography, visit: https://natureofwork.co/ludo
85 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
Rick Ocean — On how to know if you're an entrepreneur, personal growth, and facing depression as a high performer.
Steve sits down with Rick Ocean. Rick is a father, husband, and managing partner at Body Energy Club. Rick is a self-made entrepreneur who joined his partner in Body Energy Club over 15 years ago, after dropping out of college. In this lively conversation, Rick and Steve talk entrepreneurship, personal growth, relationships in business, managing depression and lots more. //----// Show notes, links and Rick's biography, visit: https://natureofwork.co/rick
69 minutes | Dec 3, 2019
Chantal Russell — On the true definition of yoga, creating ritual in your life, and thriving through cancer.
Steve sits down with Chantal Russell. Chantal is a mama, a tantric yogini and lover of all things wellness. She’s a meditation teacher, entrepreneur, and founder of The Well on Bowen Island. In this wide-ranging conversation, Chantal and Steve talk yoga, meditation, relationships, forest bathing, psychedelics, spirituality and how to be grateful for every day that you’re alive. //--// For full show notes, links and Chantal's biography, visit: https://natureofwork.co/chantal
71 minutes | Nov 14, 2019
Scott Orth — On the power of mindfulness, overcoming adversity and listening to your gut
Steve Rio sits down with Scott Orth. Scott is a Mindfulness coach, teacher and speaker and the founder of Mindful Wisdom, based in Vancouver BC. They get into how adversity plays a key role in personal development, how big decisions in life often come down to a gut feeling you need to listen for, the incredible power of mindfulness in work and life, how obstacles are a gift for growth, and a number of other topics in this deep and wide-ranging conversation. //--// Show notes, links, and Scott's bio: natureofwork.co/scott
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