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Powerful with Jeff Couillard
26 minutes | 6 days ago
045 -Jeff Couillard on the 4A's of Getting Unstuck
In this short solo show, Jeff Couillard breaks down his "4A's" of getting unstuck, a simple and effective framework for understanding how to cultivate awareness, alignment, action and accountability in your life.
55 minutes | 12 days ago
044 - Regina Smith on Status, Identity and Power
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard and Regina Smith discuss status power, privilege and identity, digging into her work of helping to transform organizations and foster justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.
81 minutes | 19 days ago
043 - Powerful with Ken Wylie
In this episode, Jeff and special guest, author, mountain guide and educator Ken Wylie chat about the learning and growth that transpired after Ken was involved in a skiing tragedy in the mountains. They chat about human development, adventure, risk, nature and connection to self.
70 minutes | a month ago
042 - Ernest Barbaric on Navigating Uncertainty
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard & Ernest Barbaric discuss navigating uncertainty, leading into the future and the power of mindfulness and meditation.
60 minutes | a month ago
041 - Margo Talbot on Climbing through Addiction and Maximizing Mental Fitness
On this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard chats with author, speaker and climber Margo Talbot on her journey through addiction and depression and the power of adventure to help people overcome their struggles.
61 minutes | a month ago
040 - Pablo Romero on Human Centred Design
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard talks with Pablo Romero on his journey to human centred design, crafting exceptional employee experiences and harnessing productive tension.
72 minutes | a month ago
039 - Kelly Waters-Radcliffe on Psychotherapy and How to Fix It
In this conversation with Kelly Waters-Radcliffe, Jeff explores the ins and outs of "therapy", including some meaningful solutions to some of the challenges facing psychotherapy.
51 minutes | a month ago
038 - Tanya Koshowski on People Centred Leadership
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff chats all things "people centred leadership" with Tanya Koshowski.
61 minutes | 2 months ago
037 - Dana Couillard and The Three Legged Stool
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard & his dad, Dana, chat about his new book "The Three Legged Stool". They cover the 4 primary psychological drivers of employee engagement and some practical strategies to improve engagement with your team.
70 minutes | 2 months ago
036 - Vince Fowler on Embracing the Suck
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard & Vince Fowler discuss the idea of "embracing the suck", what it is and what it isn't, and dig into Vince's history with the military, rugby and business.
64 minutes | 2 months ago
035 - Kimberley McAdams on Artificial Harmony and Productive Conflict
Kimberley McAdams, business and leadership coach, joins Jeff for a conversation about "artificial harmony", and offers a bunch of practical strategies to address it in your life.
56 minutes | 2 months ago
034 - Brendan Trinca on Restorative Practice, Inviting Growth and Keeping Your Phone in Your Pocket
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard discusses restorative practice, inviting growth and being present with Brendan Trinca.
20 minutes | 5 months ago
033 - Figments of Imagination
What's the difference between "objective" and "subjective" reality? Turns out, quite a bit. And it's in our subjective realities, and the differences in how we experience, interpret, make sense of and communicate those realities that contribute to a lot of the conflict and problems in the world. In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard discusses the most dangerous of the "subjective constructs", the idea of individualism in western society.
16 minutes | 6 months ago
032 - Not All Lives Matter
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard discusses the problem with the "all lives matter" movement, and some sobering statistics about the quality of life for Black Americans and Indigenous Canadians.
19 minutes | 6 months ago
031 - The Problem with Privilege
In this episode of Powerful we discuss the "problem with privilege", and how referring to 'whiteness' or 'maleness' as privilege doesn't reflect the depth of the benefits or the inequities in the power dynamic that is generated. Jeff plays a clip from Trevor Noah, where he asks some tough questions about what, exactly, is a society? And how can the people in power ensure that it's living up to everyone's expectations?
53 minutes | 6 months ago
030 - Patricia Jones, Carlene Donnelly & The Power of Collaboration
In today's episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard discusses the power of collaboration with Patricia Jones and Carlene Donnelly, the executive directors of Catholic Family Services and CUPS respectively. They cover a wide range of topics, from outcome and evaluation to client-centred practice and some advice for new leaders.
14 minutes | 7 months ago
029 - You Are Not a Robot
In today's short episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard talks about "locus of control", using examples from raising kids and the idea of having "buttons" or "triggers" that other people can push or pull to cause your emotional or behavioural response.
33 minutes | 8 months ago
028 - Liam Law and the Power of Feedback
In today's episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard connects with Liam Law, a former youth worker, shift-supervisor and outcomes & evaluation lead at Enviros Base Camp. They discuss the power of "feedback informed practice", and offer practical tools and suggestions for building a culture of feedback in your program, and how to use feedback to both prove and improve the quality of your services.
68 minutes | 8 months ago
027 - Scott Schmidt and Truth to Power
In today's episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard and Scott Schmidt have a wide ranging conversation, centred around the role of media in speaking truth to power and holding government to account for their actions. Scott is the layout editor at the Medicine Hat News, and his Saturday column "Laying It Out" has drawn a great deal of attention lately as he takes aim at government misinformation, propoganda and decisions that are being made in the interest of corporations over citizens. Scott offers some advice on how and where to consume your news, and some hard-hitting questions about what we truly value, and whether or not our governments are actually delivering on improving the quality of life for the people they're supposed to be in power for.
39 minutes | 8 months ago
026 - Stephen de Groot and The Hardest Task of Leadership
In this episode of Powerful, Jeff Couillard continues the conversation about all things leadership with Stephen de Groot, author and human behaviour expert. They explore the hardest task of leadership, closing the "intention - impact" gap, getting meaningful feedback and accurately assessing their own performance. Steve introduces the listener to the "Leaderscore", a strengths-based development instrument designed after a decade of thought and research, and available now for leaders everywhere.
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