Ep #18: Curating Filters

“How was I not aware of that…” Today we’re talking about why we miss important opportunities to live our values: Noticing and addressing problematic behaviour in our friend groups, putting our money into businesses that align with our values, and identifying microaggressions and racist policies. I’ll show you why these filters are missing and how to create the ones that are important to you.

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Ep #17: Exploring in the Moment

Our brains’ desire to keep us safe is our biggest challenge in leading anti-racism initiatives at work and in the world around us. In this episode you’re going to learn two key tactics for defeating that over-active safety mechanism: creating a vision for who you want to be and programming your brain on the fly.

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Ep #16: Suggestions for Where to Start

Thriving teams do anti-racist work. Good managers aim to create an environment where every member of our team can thrive. But as an industry we’ve spent too long pretending that our Black team members can thrive in the thoughtlessly-racist default culture of American companies. It’s time to change that, and as leaders it’s our responsibility to drive this change within our companies. Let’s get started together.

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Ep #15: What Is a Feeling?

The key to reaching your goals is to stop trying to distract yourself from emotional experiences you’re not comfortable with. That’s much, much easier when you know what an emotion is. Join me today to talk about what an emotion is, why you like some and hate others, and how to get more comfortable with all of them so you can stop distracting yourself and get to work on your dreams.

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Ep #14: The Cost of Beating Up on Yourself

It’s time to stop beating yourself up. Many of us spend our lives being mean to ourselves, justifying it as helpful or realistic. But it actually steals our dreams. Today we’re talking about why we beat up on ourselves, why it holds us back, and how to finally break the habit.

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Ep #12: Anger + Allowing Strong Emotions with Vivien Yang

Anger is an emotion many of us are uncomfortable feeling at work — but turning it off hinders our ability to fix important problems and feel the biggest positive emotions. Join me and Vivien Yang from Eventbrite as we talk about the benefits and challenges of anger. Plus I’ll teach you how to allow strong emotions so you can handle bigger emotions better.

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Ep #9: Trust + How to Create Emotions with Alison Moses

Trust is something we create for ourselves. Today Emily and Alison Moses, Director of Business IT at HomeServe, talk about why we have to trust our reports if we want them to grow (and noticing when you’re not), bootstrapping trust for a co-worker you don’t know very well, and two ways to generate any feeling anytime you want.

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