Podcasts

Lifework Podcast – Episode 37 – Do Less, Better

Why is more, better? What if doing less, or that which is essential, is the way to better life and work outcomes? In this episode of the Lifework podcast join Dave as he explores the words of the great stoic Marcus Aurelius: Do less better. We'll explore practical ways to take these words to heart. [...]

Lifework Podcast – Episode 37 – Do Less, Better2020-12-01T15:52:44-05:00

Some Thoughts Need to Move Along

Yesterday an anxious thought entered my mind. I don’t know why exactly, but I could conjecture some reasons. Certain situations or conversations from earlier in the day may have made it more likely for that thought to “pass by” later. But the thought seemed to float into consciousness without any help from “me.” I’m not [...]

Some Thoughts Need to Move Along2020-11-13T07:02:39-05:00

Lifework – Episode 36: Without Time Alone, How Can We Effectively Lead?

A leader needs time alone. Without it we are prone to reactivity and arrogance. The wise leader knows she needs time alone to reflect and think, plan, and design her world. Are you making time to reflect on your actions, design and plan your days, and think critically about the direction of your life and [...]

Lifework – Episode 36: Without Time Alone, How Can We Effectively Lead?2020-11-03T08:38:39-05:00

Episode 35 – Lifework Podcast: What Stories are You Telling Yourself

We tell ourselves stories all day long. But many of them do more harm then good. The quality of the stories we tell determines the quality of the lives we lead. In this episode of the Lifework podcast we explore how to tell ourselves better stories. Because...well...our lives depend on it.

Episode 35 – Lifework Podcast: What Stories are You Telling Yourself2020-08-31T09:14:40-04:00

Access Your Ignorance to Gain More Insight and Wisdom

Is it good for a leader to be ignorant? Well the answer to that question sounds like a “slam dunk.” Of course not. But what if ignorance can be a leader’s friend? What would it mean for a leader to be appropriately ignorant and how could that possibility be a good thing? Well…take a listen [...]

Access Your Ignorance to Gain More Insight and Wisdom2020-08-05T07:33:52-04:00

Stop Trying to Innovate, and One Day You Just Might

Everyone wants to be innovative. It’s the current holy grail. But what if we’ve got the focus wrong? What if, to innovate, you had to stop trying? What if innovation is the result of other actions and mindsets? In this episode of the Lifework Podcast we explore the actions that led the developers of the iPhone to their [...]

Stop Trying to Innovate, and One Day You Just Might2020-07-20T06:06:26-04:00

The Way We Talk To Each Other Matters

Our country is a mess. Each of us has a responsibility to work to turn things around. The "turn around" begins when we change the way we talk to each other. If we have any hope of turning our mess into compostable soil for the future, it will require us to recapture the role of [...]

The Way We Talk To Each Other Matters2020-07-07T06:38:36-04:00

You are Not Your Thoughts and Why That’s a Really Good Thing

We think all day long. It's easy to to equate our thoughts with who we are. When we do this, we view our thoughts as synonymous with the person we are. We then become susceptible to all sorts of unhealthy dynamics - biases, narrow-mindedness, and selfish agendas to name a few. In this week's Lifework Podcast, we explore why [...]

You are Not Your Thoughts and Why That’s a Really Good Thing2020-06-29T06:04:14-04:00

Episode 30 – Live Like Everything Is Rigged In Your Favor

What if the good and the challenging was all rigged in your favor? If you had this mindset, how might it change your life and your work? The 12 century poet, Rumi, advised us to live as if everything was rigged in our favor. In this episode of the Lifework podcast we explore how this [...]

Episode 30 – Live Like Everything Is Rigged In Your Favor2020-06-24T08:59:15-04:00