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Thrive TV Show
33 minutes | Nov 17, 2022
Conscious Communication and Mindfulness Tools for More Connected Families
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: How mindfulness can help us navigate the anxiety epidemic the Western world is facing. Why parents need to do our best to 'unlearn' our bad behaviour (generational habits). The very real benefits of meditation practice and no... you don't need to do a silent retreat or spend 3 hours a day meditating. ABOUT JET'AIME:During her struggle with prenatal depression, Jet’aime transformed her wellbeing with mindfulness practices and became driven to pass these ‘life skills’ onto others. Jet'aime is a mum to young twin boys, a mindfulness and meditation teacher and the author of a top-rated children's mindfulness book, The Little Tiger with the Big Temper. Written when she was struggling to cope with her twins ‘big feelings’, this unique book is crafted for the whole family. Adults learn to navigate and soothe a child’s challenging emotions, while all ages can learn simple mindfulness tools to assist with self-awareness and self-regulation.CONNECT WITH JET'AIME:Visit www.sassymama.co.nz to purchase The Little Tiger with the Big Temper.Read more of Jet'aime's writing at www.jetaimehayr.substack.com or meditate with her on Insight Timer.Check out Suzy Cato reading her children's book on YouTube.Connect with her on social media.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSassyMamaCoLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jetaimehayrInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.sassy.mama
37 minutes | Oct 26, 2022
Becoming the Authentic You
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: We all have deep needs, and our sense of self growing up is shaped by the degree to which we believe these needs were met. How to understand coping mechanisms, defence mechanisms, or counterfeits. When you discover that your deep needs are not under question (like it can feel) then greater confidence grows to be authentically yourself. ABOUT RICHARD:Richard is the founder and director of Mind Health, an organisation dedicated to enhancing thewellbeing of our five million people. He is a counsellor, communicator, and author, and has been involved in people work for over 25 years. He understands the everyday struggles that people face and the demands on leaders. Richard has the knack of being able to communicate complex issues in a way that is practical and easy to understand. He has authored two books: Centred: Knowing who you are in an off-balanced world, and There’s a Happy Moon in My Side (children’s book).CONNECT WITH RICHARD:Our website: mindhealth.orgOur Facebook Page: Mind HealthLinkedIn: Richard BlackEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
36 minutes | Oct 5, 2022
Get Bold with Flexible Work
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: Why flexible work isn't 'done' yet Why bolder flex is worth it Tips for flex success ABOUT GILLIAN:Gillian Brookes is a flexible work specialist. Her book, 'Flexperts: getting the best from flex in a world that's ever changing' is expected to be out by the end of 2022. She spends her time creating more flexible workplaces and running a (free access) working parents network. Gillian lives in Wellington with her two daughters. CONNECT WITH GILLIAN:You can find Gillian through her website www.gillianbrookes.co.nz or on LinkedIn. On her website you can sign up to Gillian's monthly newsletter about all things flex, or join her free working parents network.
38 minutes | Sep 15, 2022
Mindfulness as a Superpower for Leadership & Performance
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: What mindfulness is and isn't. Why it can be a superpower that's needed now more than ever. How it's relevant to leaders. ABOUT LOTTY:Lotty Roberts has been guiding organisations to lead and navigate through change, challenge and uncertainty for over 20 years. A former senior leader of large teams and transformation programmes, Lotty discovered mindfulness to help her navigate her own challenges and change in the form of an autoimmune condition, chronic pain, and corporate burnout. Through her own personal journey with Mindfulness, Lotty instantly saw an opportunity to integrate a mindful approach into the DNA of how organisations operate, supported by her firm belief that organisational performance, culture, change and transformation done well is ‘Mindfulness in action’.CONNECT WITH LOTTY:Find out more about MiND.U at www.mindu.co.nz or connect with Lotty via LinkedIn to follow her reflections and work www.linkedin.com/in/lottyroberts.
33 minutes | Aug 4, 2022
Enjoying Big Leadership Roles Without the Drama
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: How to be successful and make a positive contribution in your leadership role without destroying your health or your personal life. How to manage your workload, avoid working long hours and stop putting yourself last. Why leading others is a lot like parenting – not always easy but worth it to make a difference in the world. ABOUT DEBBIE:After a career in corporate HR management Debbie now chooses to work with smart female professionals who want to enjoy their big jobs without the drama. Debbie loves helping her clients see that it’s entirely possible to make a big contribution in the workplace without sacrificing your health and your personal life. As a qualified health coach with years of experience coaching in the corporate sector Debbie brings a uniquely holistic approach to executive coaching. CONNECT WITH DEBBIE:The best way to contact Debbie is to go to her website www.debbiedawson.co.nz for more information on her services, plus her 'recent thoughts' and a list of what she is reading.LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-dawson-cfhrnz-b79ba814
33 minutes | Jul 21, 2022
The Surprising Truths About Caring For Wellbeing
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER:Why wellbeing comprises: Moments of thriving and struggle and what to do about this Multiple factors and how you can measure and care for them Ebbs and flows and why tiny is mighty ABOUT MICHELLE:As a wellbeing researcher, best-selling author, and playful change activator, Dr. Michelle McQuaid is passionate about translating cutting-edge research into actionable and measurable strategies that build thriving workplaces, flourishing schools, stronger communities and healthier lives. CONNECT WITH MICHELLE:www.michellemcquaid.com www.permahsurvey.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chellemcquaid
21 minutes | Jul 6, 2022
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: Why you need to start with fear first, goals second What do you control that you fear and what do you not control How to face your fears ABOUT TIM:Tim S. Marshall is a motivational speaker, life coach, entrepreneur, and author. He’s written 7 books in 2 years – on personal growth, entrepreneurship, young professionals, sales, leadership, millennials, and breaking fear in relationships.Before that, he built a company that was recognized by Inc. Magazine for 4 years in a row as one of the fastest growing companies in America by using the tactics he later included in his books, and most importantly, by bridging the gap of generational thinking and acting to stay ahead of the market crash trends way in advance in order to combine all into one business plan for immediate success. CONNECT WITH TIM:Visit www.timsmarshall.com or connect with Tim on LinkedIn.
27 minutes | Jun 23, 2022
Why Working School Hours Benefits All
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: An understanding of how the current construct of work is marginalising many people in the workforce, especially mums. Insights into how work can be structured better: to benefit parents AND non-parents, as well as the overall organisation. Practical ways for both managers and staff to start implementing some of the work school hours principles in their workplace. ABOUT ELLEN:Nelson is an ex-army academic business mum, with deep expertise and experience in leadership, well-being and the future of work. Following her PhD, Ellen consulted to the NZ Army; helping them to significantly improve their inclusion and diversity policies and practices, especially around gender. She then conducted further research focused on the experiences of working parents in the corporate sector and started the #workschoolhours movement. Ellen now helps organisations to remove structural barriers facing women and parents, while simultaneously experiencing improvements in organisational metrics such as: wellbeing, retention, leadership, productivity, innovation and business performance. CONNECT WITH ELLEN:Watch the full #workschoolhours talk.Check out Ellen Joan Nelson's website: www.ellenjoannelson.com And follow her on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook & Youtube.
27 minutes | Jun 8, 2022
The IDEA Mindset - Creating a Deeply Fulfilling Working Life
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: How to identify your unique strengths and understand how they can be harnessed for a genuinely fulfilling career. How to design a working life that enables you to reach your fullest potential and excites you every day. How to build the resilience to keep going on your journey when you meet challenges and obstacles. ABOUT GARY:PhD is something of an expert in career change, having trained as a doctor, worked in science, strategy consulting and senior corporate leadership, and travelled the world as a professional ballroom dancer. These days he’s an executive and mindset coach and has coached clients in more than 15 countries, specialising in activating their unique talents and strengths to achieve ambitious personal and professional goals. The IDEA Mindset is his tried-and-tested blueprint for designing your dream career, developed from what Gary learned on his own fascinating journey to career fulfilment. Gary lives in the UK with his wife, Mildred, and their fluffy dogs, Mochi and Beansprout. CONNECT WITH GARY:Find him on Instagram or LinkedIn @garycrotaz. Buy a copy of 'The IDEA Mindset', available in physical, ebook and audiobook formats. Listen to his new podcast, 'The Unlock Moment', available on all major podcast platforms.
36 minutes | May 19, 2022
The Beauty In Tragedy
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: Why pain is the ultimate power of life. How being authentic and vulnerable sets you free from your inner prison. Why grief and suffering are necessary to harness resilience. ABOUT ROBIN: Robin Gargano is a Resiliency Transition Coach and Strategist, a best selling author, impact speaker, proud Momma, soul partner and has been featured on media platforms such as NY Weekly, Huff Mag, Yahoo and international news broadcasts. After living in the darkness from multiple tragedies, Robin is driven to help those stuck in suffering find their resiliency by harnessing vulnerability to find strength. After being a successful entrepreneur in the Event Planning space for over a decade, Robin now is the CEO of L4 ~ Livin’ Life, Lovin’ Life where she helps turn suffering into strength through resiliency training. CONNECT WITH ROBIN: Download a free copy of Robin's Grief Gauge here. Pick up a copy of The Beauty With Tragedy on Amazon. You can also connect with Robin on Linkedin.
31 minutes | May 5, 2022
The Mindset Keys to Success
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: Change your life by changing your thoughts Bouncing back from failure How to show up and stand tall in your power ABOUT JANE:Jane Atkinson is a bestselling author, coach and the Founder of The Wealthy Speaker School. Her system for success has been helping speakers catapult their businesses (and their income) for over 3 decades. Jane’s bestselling book, The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 has become a rite of passage for anyone entering the speaking industry, while her latest book Scaling Your Speaking Business helps the more established speaker leverage their time, energy and money for bigger results. CONNECT WITH JANE:If you need help making big decisions in your business, check out www.speakerlauncher.com or www.wealthyspeakerschool.com, or drop Jane a line email@example.com.
38 minutes | Apr 18, 2022
The Joy Choice: How to finally achieve lasting changes in eating and exercise
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: 1. Why habit formation can't work for most people when it comes to healthy eating and exercise. 2. The biggest four TRAPs to creating sustainable changes in eating and exercise 3. A science-based 3-step decision making tool that will make health choices easy and fun! ABOUT MICHELLE:Michelle is an award-winning researcher at the University of Michigan with almost thirty years studying how to help people adopt healthy behaviors in ways that can survive the complexity and unpredictability of the real world. Michelle’s perspective is uniquely comprehensive – For her entire career she has combined academic research with real-world health coaching to pioneer methods that create sustainable healthy behavior change, and which have been adopted to boost patient health, employee health and well-being, and gym membership retention. Her first book, NO SWEAT! is used as a core text in training professionals in health coaching and patient counseling. CONNECT WITH MICHELLE:There is a free Joy Choice quiz and 'sneak peak' of The Joy Choice at MichelleSegar.com
32 minutes | Apr 5, 2022
Preventing Suicide in Your Community
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: 1. What are some of the key reasons why people die by suicide? 2. What should you do if you suspect someone you know is suicidal? 3. What help and support is out there? ABOUT MICHAEL:Michael Hempseed is the author of Being A True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community. The book is being used by the New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency NZ, GPs, Counsellors as well as many parents and teachers. He has trained everyone from army medics to zoo keepers. Michael gained an honours degree in Psychology from the University of Canterbury in 2008. In 2016 he spoke about how failure could save a person's life at TEDxPerth. CONNECT WITH MICHAEL:To watch Michaels TEDx talk and hear more about his work visit www.beingatruehero.com
34 minutes | Mar 24, 2022
The Power of Compassionate Leadership
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: 1. The power of compassion in enabling us to achieve, thrive and stay well. 2. How compassion is great for business, culture and the bottom line, and how when we lead with compassion everyone benefits. 3. The values, qualities and competencies required of leaders and their teams to build and sustain a more inclusive and compassionate workplace. ABOUT STEVE: Steve is the founder of The Compassionate Leadership Company and author of The Compassionate Leader’s Playbook. An experienced coach, facilitator, trainer and speaker who spent 20 years in senior leadership roles working across a range of sectors, leading and transforming large scale commercial, regulated health care and charitable services across the UK. He established The Compassionate Leadership Company in 2020 to help organisations to enhance performance, engagement, and the wellbeing of their people through awakening and leveraging the power of compassion. He lives in the UK, on the North Somerset coast with his family, his dog and his chickens. CONNECT WITH STEVE:You can join our compassionate leadership community and sign up to our regular updates at https://www.thecompassionateleadership.company
39 minutes | Feb 6, 2022
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER:1. Take response-ability2. Choose guilt over resentment3. Guilt is selfish, but boundaries are generousABOUT ALICIA:Alicia McKay, founder of Not An MBA and Meetings that Matter, is an expert in strategy, change and leadership. Author, speaker, teacher and coach to some of New Zealand and Australia's most senior leaders, Alicia keeps it real when it comes to work. CONNECT WITH ALICIA: To find out more about Alicia, head to www.aliciamckay.co.nz - or join her enthusiastic LinkedIn following!
24 minutes | Jan 17, 2022
Growing A Successful Business
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: Why "You" are Your Best Investment The Importance of Strategic Branding The Benefits of Effective Communication ABOUT FORREST:Forrest Tuff is an award-winning author, filmmaker, and television producer. He is the founder and CEO of One Vision Productions, a multimedia production and brand agency whose clientele ranges from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations. It has been named one of Georgia’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For ®. A servant leader, empowerment speaker, and Certified Master Coach, Forrest was voted among the Top 100 Transformational Leaders by the John Maxwell Team. He also founded a Pay It Forward grant, which is annually awarded to a nonprofit and is a recipient of the President's Call to Service Award. CONNECT WITH FORREST:To learn more about our special guest visit www.ForrestTuff.com
30 minutes | Dec 14, 2021
How to Enjoy Any Job!
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: The 'secret' to having fun in any job! Top tips for avoiding leaving a ‘miserable’ job too soon. Practical strategies for greater joy and purpose at work. ABOUT KATHRYN:Dr Kathryn Owler is passionate about finding ways to experience more fun and enjoyment at work. She has published academic research on the topic and is also an author. Kathryn has been involved in the workplace wellness industry for over 10 years and has trained many groups of people from numerous different workplaces and industries. She is now the director of The Happiness at Work Coach. Kathryn’s mission is to provide people bored, frustrated or unhappy in their work with easy-to-follow (empirically proven) steps that they can action immediately to achieve greater joy and purpose at work. CONNECT WITH KATHRYN:For more information please go to www.happinessatworkcoach.com (and download my free PDF ‘The Three Simple Secrets to Enjoying Any Job!’) or email firstname.lastname@example.org (mentioning Lauren’s podcast) to organise a free 20-min coaching call.
40 minutes | Dec 2, 2021
Roadmap to Resilience
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: The essential tool to reduce stress and anxiety. How to leverage change to your advantage . The secret to endless motivation. ABOUT MARK:Mark Black is a Heart and Double-Lung Transplant Recipient – turned – 4 - Time Marathon Runner. A resilience expert, coach, and author, Mark helps people “Break Through” their limitations and transform your adversity into your competitive advantage. Born with a life-threatening heart defect, Mark underwent two open-heart surgeries before the age of one. He battled his condition and its limitations until 2002 when he was fortunate to receive a heart and double-lung transplant. Three years later, he became the only man in history to run a marathon with someone else’s heart and lungs. Then he did it three more times. Mark is a Certified Speaking Professional. He has inspired more than 200,000 people in more than 600 presentations and has worked with global brands including ExxonMobil and Mercedes Benz. Mark lives in Canada with his wife Marise and their three children. To download a copy of Live Life from the Heart for Free go to: https://markblack.ca/freebook CONNECT WITH MARK:Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MarkBlackSpeaksLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markblack/Instagram: @markblackspeaks
38 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
Facing the Worst
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: Resilience. Optimism when things get back. Practices you can employ to keep spirits up. ABOUT DAVID:David has had a successful career in the private and public sector, with senior roles at organisations such as Microsoft, and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise. David is a published author on New Zealand Innovation, with two highly successful books – No.8 Re-wired, and No.8 Recharged.He’s an ex-comedian, TV and Radio actor, semi-finalist for New Zealander of the Year, and a genetically modified organism who documented his battle with cancer in his book A Mild Touch of the Cancer.David co-founded sosbusiness.nz a not-for-profit initiative to help cafes and other small businesses during covid-19. It quickly became a huge hit and to date has sold over $2 million in vouchers for over 2500 small businesses.David released a new book, Silver Linings in March 2021, and continues to act as a consultant for government and industry, as well as a director on a number of boards, including as chairman of The Icehouse, the Hi-Tech Trust and the Well Foundation.David is now CEO of The New Zealand Story, an ambitious organisation marketing New Zealand to the world.CONNECT WITH DAVID:To connect with David and for more information, please visit his website www.mildtouch.nz and www.downwithcancer.nz
39 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
Write a Different Story
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL DISCOVER: How I shifted my life after applying positive psychology habits into my daily routine. 5 habits for happiness. Insights into how our brains can help or hinder us. I'd love the conversation to focus around my winning speech and unpack lessons learned. ABOUT VERITY:Way back in 2005, Verity started her journey as the first musician with the tenacious foresight to get online crowdfunding for an album she hadn't even recorded yet. Fifteen years later, and a career glittered with accolades, brings us to 2021 and Verity's latest big first - first speaker from Africa to ever be crowned the World Champion of Public Speaking and the 6th woman in history. Her talent for ‘acting out the box’ rather than merely ‘thinking out’ of it, has brought international success for Verity, speaking globally on innovation and thinking differently. As the Toastmasters 2021 World Champion, Verity captured the judges, and thousands of people's imagination with her winning speech ‘A Great Read’ - an inspiring invitation to improve our lives by "writing a different story". Helping people do just that, is Verity's passion. CONNECT WITH VERITY:Facebook: www.facebook.com/iamverityLinkedin: www.linkedin.com/veritypriceInstagram: @iamverityTwitter: @helloverityWebsite: www.iamverity.com
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