36: Gender and Inclusion LeaderShift Strategy with Femily

How can your company move from a ‘2inthepool’ Band-Aid approach (minimum of 2 non-traditional candidates in the interview pool for every open position) to a more holistic culture of overall inclusion to win the competitive talent war and drive better results? In a timely discussion following the recent release of McKinsey’s Women in the Workplace report, our…

35: Leadershifting in a highly structured, left-brained culture with Kurtis Jetsel

It is my privilege to introduce you to today’s guest, and one of my favorite clients – Kurtis Jetsel of Lockheed Martin’s Missiles and Fire Control division. One of his self-professed hobbies is Leadership, and he’s had a tremendous impact on his organization as their unofficial leadership and culture guru. Today, Kurtis shares how he…

34: Shifting mental health from a benefits choice to a cultural imperative with Debbie Urbanik

One out of five Americans experience a mental health issue every year, yet most people are still afraid to open up about it in work settings. After helping her daughter through a mental health challenge, Debbie Urbanik now helps companies elevate mental health to an organizational culture imperative from a benefits choice via her business,…

33: Culture First Entrepreneurship with Jeremie Bacon

Chicago-based serial entrepreneur Jeremie Bacon is our guest on this week’s episode. His first startup, Backstop Solutions, was a SaaS platform to help hedge funds manage all of their back office and admin functions in the days when he had to first educate skeptical prospects about the cloud. Jeremie is also a student of human…

32: Shifting the Health of Your Spine (with Shani from Bali!)

“Sitting is the new smoking,” doctors are saying these days because the sedentariness of being in front of our computers and devices all day can lead to all sorts of chronic pain and disease. I’m the quintessential example of a desk jockey who has suffered from neck and low back pain for many years now.…

31: Are “U” Merging Your Culture and Brand? with Greg Brenner

Today’s guest, Greg Brenner, is the AVP of Talent and Organization Development at my beloved alma mater, The University of Miami. Known worldwide as “The U,” it consists of an elite university with competitive academics and athletics as well as an extensive health care system that all leverage that branding, and Greg’s team is responsible…

30: How Ironman Training Led to Greater Professional Success with Christy Noel

My guest today is brand strategist, co-author of upcoming book Your Personal Career Coach, and Ironman athlete, Christy Noel. With a demanding career in marketing and branding, Christy took up running as a way to unwind from the long hours at the office. This hobby quickly turned into a passion for competing in Ironmans, and…

29: Creating a Culture of Energy Mastery with Jeanine Hofs

Managing your own and your team’s energy is a key to maximizing daily productivity and avoiding long term burnout. Today’s guest, Energy Master Jeanine Hofs, shares the system she developed for identifying dominant energy types based on the 5 natural energies in Chinese medicine: Fire, Earth, Metal, Wood, and Water. If you like DISC, MBTI,…

28: Helping Women LeaderShift into Entrepreneurship with Melinda Garvey

After research showed that a lack of relatable role models was a huge barrier to women achieving greater success at work, today’s guest, Melinda Garvey, decided to shift that dynamic (sorry Oprah and Sheryl, but most women don’t exactly find you relatable!). She founded On the Dot Women in 2016 after having successfully launched and…

27: Refuturing your STUFF with Sara Arey

We are joined today by my dear friend, Sara Arey, author of the boldly titled book, The Universe Fucking Loves Me (isn’t that name fantastic?!). Sara coaches people on replacing their STUFF – Stuck Thoughts Unresolved Feelings and Fears – with limitless ideas for what’s possible (she calls this Refuturing). When we get better at playing that…