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Episode #150 – Be Human, Lead Human: Redefining Leadership for a New Era

In this episode of Team Anywhere, host Mitch Simon welcomes Dr. Jennifer Nash to discuss the importance of human-centric leadership. Dr. Nash shares her insights on understanding and valuing employees, building relationships, and creating an environment where people feel seen and appreciated. Drawing from her research and book, “Be Human, Lead Human,” Dr. Nash highlights the power of empathy, authenticity, and curiosity in leadership. She emphasizes that leaders should prioritize the well-being and growth of their team members, creating a culture of trust and psychological safety. Tune in to learn how human-centric leadership can drive performance, productivity, and personal growth as we Team Anywhere!
From her own experiences of traveling to meet clients, to building meaningful relationships with colleagues and loved ones, Laura provides practical strategies and advice that will resonate with everyone. So sit back, relax, and get ready to dive into this enriching conversation on the value of human interaction and the transformative impact it can have on our lives. Let’s get started with Laura Terrell on Team Anywhere!

Episode #149 – Loneliness Management 101 for Leaders

In today’s episode, we have a fantastic guest joining us, Laura Terrell, an executive coach and practicing attorney with over 25 years of experience. Laura knows firsthand the challenges professionals face when it comes to feeling lonely and unsupported during transitions and changes in their lives. In this episode, Laura shares her insights on the power of personal connection and the importance of taking intentional action to combat loneliness.

From her own experiences of traveling to meet clients, to building meaningful relationships with colleagues and loved ones, Laura provides practical strategies and advice that will resonate with everyone. So sit back, relax, and get ready to dive into this enriching conversation on the value of human interaction and the transformative impact it can have on our lives. Let’s get started with Laura Terrell on Team Anywhere!

Episode #148 – Overcoming Workaholism in the Virtual Workspace

In this episode of Team Anywhere, host Mitch Simon sits down with guest Bryan Robinson, best-selling author of the book, Chained to the Desk (Third Edition): A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children, and the Clinicians Who Treat Them. Get ready to dive into the riveting world of workaholism as Bryan shares his personal journey and the detrimental effects of being chained to the desk. Discover how overworking impacts productivity, relationships, and even your health. With mind-blowing insights and practical tips, Bryan reveals the secrets to achieving work-life balance and finding fulfillment beyond the grind. Don’t miss this eye-opening episode that will forever change your relationship with work as we Team Anywhere.

Episode #147 – Cultivating Collaboration: Keys to Fostering High-Performing Leadership Teams

In this episode of the Team Anywhere podcast, join host Thomas Keil and guest Marianna Zangrillo Co-Authors of Book, The Next Leadership Team: How to Select, Build, and Optimize Your Top Team as they dive into the fascinating world of CEOs and leadership teams. Discover why Thomas and Marianna are so captivated by these individuals and their stories, and how they transform these stories into valuable research and insights. 

Gain insights into the secret of choosing great leadership teams and the different types of teams they have observed, ranging from cohesive units to high-performing “stretch teams.” Explore the challenges and requirements of forming and managing stretch teams, and learn about the importance of clear norms and adaptable individuals. Tune in for a thought-provoking conversation that sheds light on effective leadership team dynamics and strategies as we Team Anywhere.

Episode #146 – The Skillset of a Successful Remote Work Leader

In this dynamic podcast episode with Sean Campbell, CEO of Cascade Insights, he shares the skillset of a successful remote work leader. Sean highlights three key skills for modern remote leaders, including the importance of strong writing skills, the need for shorter and more focused virtual meetings, and the significance of creating a culture where employees feel comfortable expressing their ignorance. The discussion also delves into the challenges of addressing childcare arrangements and managing employee distractions.
Additionally, Sean shares insights on the skillset of a thriving team member, emphasizing the ability to interrupt your boss, choosing the right communication channels, and effectively shining through communication. Tune in to gain valuable tips for navigating the remote work landscape and fostering productive and balanced work environments as we Team Anywhere.

We also discussed the importance of diversity in the workplace and how it can help us to be more understanding and accepting of different cultures and practices. Finally, we talked about the importance of curiosity and connection in today’s world. Foster believes that we need to be more intentional about creating opportunities for connection, and that we need to be more curious about each other as we Team Anywhere.

Episode #145 – Overcoming Bias and Creating Inclusive Workplaces

In this episode of the podcast, we talked to Karith Foster, CEO and Founder of INVERSITY Solutions, about unconscious bias, diversity, and connection. Foster shared her insights on how to be more aware of our own biases and how to mitigate them. She also talked about the importance of being comfortable with being uncomfortable and how it can lead to growth.

We also discussed the importance of diversity in the workplace and how it can help us to be more understanding and accepting of different cultures and practices. Finally, we talked about the importance of curiosity and connection in today’s world. Foster believes that we need to be more intentional about creating opportunities for connection, and that we need to be more curious about each other as we Team Anywhere.