Season 4, Episode 5: What if....businesses believed that business was personal?
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What if....businesses believed that business was personal? with Mike Cameron,

On this episode, we dive on in and learn:

  • To have buy-in from our people, we need to tap into their emotions
  • Emotionally connected leaders build better businesses
  • Emotion is the foundation that supports our cognition
  • Why business is about the quality of our relationships
  • Leaders must learn the individual driving motivators for their people
  • The difference between traditional goal-setting versus setting values, intentions, and milestones
  • Importance of being creative and agile when circumstances throw a wrench in a path to reaching our milestones
  • How gathering in circles and not squares is how to cultivate divergent thinking
  • Why we should practice creating spaces for our people to feel safe in being creative
  • How our emotional decisions can have extreme permanent consequences
  • How we can prevent our emotions from having life-altering consequences that cause harm
  • Why leaders need to feel and not just think
  • Why compassion and empathy need boundaries and accountability to be impactful in a leadership role
  • How to have team meetings using the SOAR Framework: slow down, open up, accept, reconnect
  • That when we numb one emotion, we numb all emotions
  • The power of simply acknowledging and naming an emotion
  • That mental health has a 51 Billion dollar impact on businesses
  • Roughly half a million Canadians miss work each week due to a mental health concern
  • We don't have to give up productivity in place of empathy and caring
  • Mike's answer to "What if...businesses realized that they are people too?" (51:58)

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