281: How to Become “Perfectly Flawsome”

281: How to Become “Perfectly Flawsome”

281: How to Become “Perfectly Flawsome”

Have you ever thought of yourself as a perfectionist, or do you know someone who is? In this episode, you’ll learn a new term—and a way of being—that will give you a new sense of freedom. Michele Molitor has been helping her clients achieve greater joy and satisfaction in their lives for more than 20 years, and you’re going to love what she has to share as we discuss key ideas from her book, I Am Perfectly Flawsome: How Embracing Imperfection Makes Us Better.

Michele Molitor, CPCC, PCC, CCHt, is a force for positive change in today’s challenging mental health landscape. As a master coach, hypnotherapist, speaker, and author, she has dedicated her career to helping others activate positive change in their lives, both personally and professionally.

As CEO of Nectar Consulting, Inc., Michele’s expertise focuses on empowering professionals to overcome anxiety, self-doubt, and the stress that often saturates modern work environments. Her approach is practical: to bring dignity into our communications that foster emotional well-being through genuine acceptance, belonging, and meaningful connection – with ourselves and others.

Clients affectionately dubbed her “The Mind Detective,” not just for her intuitive insights, but for her unique Rapid Rewiring™ approach that effectively combines the science of positive psychology and neuroscience with the healing powers of somatic and mindfulness practices. The results? Tangible improvements that make a real, lasting difference in people’s lives.

You’ll discover:

  • The differences between toxic perfectionism and striving for excellence
  • How Michele has evolved from her own perfectionistic tendencies
  • Why an effort to do everything right takes a toll on your mental, emotional, and physical health
  • The benefits of embracing your flawsomeness
  • What parents and leaders can do to help others when they fall short in their efforts

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280: How Xperigo Built an Award-Winning, High-Performance Culture

280: How Xperigo Built an Award-Winning, High-Performance Culture

280: How Xperigo Built an Award-Winning, High-Performance Culture

It’s not easy to create a strong, positive culture, and it’s even more challenging to sustain it for 10 years. That’s exactly what Dan Turner and his team have done at Xperigo. And instead of resting on this accomplishment, Dan continues to raise the bar for himself and for his company.

Dan has been President and CEO at Xperigo since 2019. He’s also served as COO and Vice President of Business Development. Since joining the company in 2014, Dan has been instrumental in establishing Xperigo as a leading provider of customer experience management solutions to the automotive sector in North America.

With his people-first philosophy, Dan has placed significant emphasis on cultivating a high-performance culture at Xperigo, which has resulted in the company being the 3-time consecutive winner of the prestigious award, Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures™.

Before joining Xperigo, Dan held senior leadership positions in both sales and client services at other large companies, where he managed strategic relationships with Fortune 500 companies like Apple, General Motors, and Netflix. He successfully secured over 500 million dollars in new business over his 12-year sales career.

You’ll discover:

  • Dan’s journey from tow truck driver to CEO
  • The qualities Dan learned from high school that have served him well as a leader
  • How Xperigo’s values are used throughout the year by every leader and employee
  • Why “Life Is Better Here” is the tagline used to attract job candidates
  • Ways that Dan and his team used the results of the engagement survey to enhance the company culture

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279: Why Leaders Must Be Accountable, Awake, and Aware

279: Why Leaders Must Be Accountable, Awake, and Aware

279: Why Leaders Must Be Accountable, Awake, and Aware

 

Do you have a daily mindfulness practice? If you don’t—or you’re not even sure what that is—you’ll find out from guest Pamela Stambaugh why such a practice is an essential part of your day. In this valuable conversation, Pamela explains why focusing on who you are being (BE) needs to precede the actions you take (DO) and the results you want to achieve (HAVE). You’ll learn how to practice 3 As—Accountable, Awake, and Aware—and how they impact your ability to lead and influence others.

Pamela is the President and Founder of Accountability Pays Inc., a certified woman-owned business. She has an MBA and is an ICF-certified executive coach. Recently, Pamela has begun to create products based on what she’s learned from coaching senior leaders and their teams for more than 25 years.

She’s worked with clients from diverse industries, including construction, medical devices, financial services, and manufacturing. Her clients have included companies like GE Healthcare, Abbott, and the San Diego Convention Center Corporation.

Pamela maintains her mindfulness by participating in personal transformation courses provided by Landmark Education and maintaining spiritual and athletic practices.

You’ll discover:

  • The Be Do Have model and how mindfulness fits in
  • Pamela’s daily mindfulness practices
  • Various ways that Being impacts your effectiveness as a leader
  • What’s required to be both a trustworthy and a trusting leader
  • Why leaders need to be trustworthy and trusting

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278: A Progress Maker’s Journey to Freedom

278: A Progress Maker’s Journey to Freedom

278: A Progress Maker’s Journey to Freedom

What if you landed your dream job and discovered that it didn’t deliver the fulfillment you were seeking? That’s what happened to Johannes Leerink, and it happened more than once in his career. In this conversation, he shares that journey with us. You’re going to love hearing his story as well as the insights he gained along the way, all of which led to the work he does today.

Johannes shares his takeaways from the Proctor & Gamble management training programs and his role as President and General Manager at Sara Lee. He applied these lessons and those from personal development programs to his work in transforming multinationals, hospitals, and NGOs into high-performing organizations.

Today Johannes is the founder of The Hidden Transit. He’s dedicated to helping highly successful professionals achieve their desired progress while unlocking a new dimension of fulfillment and freedom.

You’ll discover:

  • How Johannes defines freedom
  • The breakthroughs he got when attending Landmark programs
  • What transformed a hospital system from silos and isolation to an environment of love
  • The distinction between “knowing about” and “being” the 7 Habits
  • Why Johannes refers to himself as a “Progress Maker”

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277: Build Your Cultural Agility As a Leader

277: Build Your Cultural Agility As a Leader

277: Build Your Cultural Agility As a Leader

What’s required to work effectively with people from different cultures? Paula Caligiuri has been studying this question for 30 years, and she’s created strategies that leverage your natural strengths while developing cultural agility competencies. You’ll gain valuable insights that you can apply immediately when working with diverse populations locally or globally.

Paula is a Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Before that, she was a professor of HR management at Rutgers University for 18 years. She’s also the Founder and CEO of Skiilify and the creator of the free MyGiide assessment.

Her specialty concerns cultural agility’s importance as a critical leadership competence. She explains it all in her excellent book, Build Your Cultural Agility: The Nine Competencies of Successful Global Professionals.

You’ll discover:

  • What cultural agility is, and why it’s critical for leaders
  • Why Paula considers curiosity and humility to be key competencies for cultural agility
  • The dangers of training around unconscious bias
  • Paula’s approach to training that fosters open, honest conversations
  • Insights from research projects that Paula has conducted

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276: Develop a Mindfulness Practice Using The Lovetuner

276: Develop a Mindfulness Practice Using The Lovetuner

276: Develop a Mindfulness Practice Using The Lovetuner

This episode is different from any other because the guest, Sigmar Berg, is someone who invented a product that has enhanced the lives of 1000s of people around the world. You’ll find this conversation thought-provoking and enlightening. You’re encouraged to slow down your mind, shift away from what you need to DO, and focus on being fully present to what Sigmar shares in this deeply meaningful conversation.

Sigmar is an entrepreneur, architect, and designer. He has dedicated his life to fostering wellness and balance, and his mission is to bring healing and love to the world. His most exciting venture, the Lovetuner, brings the ancient art of sound healing to today’s world through an easily accessible mindfulness tool.

Thanks to the commercial success of Lovetuner®, Sigmar established the Lovetuner® Foundation, a nonprofit organization that promotes wellness and healing. He’s also the author of The Lovetuner® Book: ONE JOURNEY, which tells the story of his spiritual awakening.

You’ll discover:

  • The journey that led Sigmar to create the Lovetuner
  • Why breath work is critical to overcoming the fight or flight response
  • How leaders can benefit from developing mindfulness
  • What the 528Hz frequency means
  • What heart coherence means and why it’s important to our wellbeing

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