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Have You Had This Conversation?

Have You Had This Conversation?

By TONE Networks

“Have You Had This Conversation,” is a new podcast from TONE Networks that answers your burning questions, addresses uncomfortable topics, and provides the tools to improve the tone of your day. Hosted by Founder and CEO Gemma Toner, each episode features experts, of which we ask big questions and outline actionable solutions, all while creating an inclusive, supportive space in which to grow and thrive.
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Good Guys: The Power of Male Allyship

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Good Guys: The Power of Male Allyship
Good Guys: The Power of Male Allyship
This week, Gemma sits down with Dr. David G. Smith and Dr. W. Brad Johnson to discuss the power of male allyship at work, and their book, Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace (Harvard Business Review Press, 2020). Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and a former Navy pilot whose research focuses on gender, work, and family. Dr. Johnson is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at the US Naval Academy, and a Faculty Associate in the Graduate School of Education at Johns Hopkins University. In this episode of Have You Had This Conversation, we explore the numerous benefits of male allyship, mentorship, and inclusive leadership - both for men, women, and the organizations they work for. We unpack topics like the “bro code” and unconscious bias, and outline practical steps like setting equity goals and publishing progress, building a network of allies and sponsors, taking a first step, handling resistance, and becoming a true 21st-century leader. Connect with us: tonenetworks.com Instagram: @tonenetworks LinkedIn: TONE Networks Resources: Learn more: workplaceallies.com davidgsmithphd.com, Instagram: @davidgsmithphd wbradjohnson.com
46:49
January 19, 2023
Hope, Interrupted: A Conversation with Jennifer Mooney & Byron McCauley
Hope, Interrupted: A Conversation with Jennifer Mooney & Byron McCauley
This week, Gemma sits down with Jennifer Mooney and Byron McCauley, co-authors of Hope, Interrupted: America Lost and Found in Letters.  At the height of COVID, Black Lives Matter, and political and economic unrest in the United States, Byron and Jennifer met at a conference and before long, they decided that they should write down what they were feeling. Everything was in a state of upheaval - the murder of George Floyd, the political environment, and the lockdown. Jennifer and Byron shed light on both the individual and collective impacts of this unprecedented time on family, marriage, work, and health, and their hopes and fears for uniting the nation. Their book is really a time capsule for all of us. Tune in for an honest and inspiring conversation about overcoming the differences that divide us.  Connect with us: tonenetworks.com Instagram: @tonenetworks LinkedIn: TONE Networks Resources: Read: Hope Interrupted LinkedIn: Jennifer Mooney LinkedIn: Byron McCauley
50:34
November 30, 2022
Nancy Rothstein: Supercharge Your Sleep
Nancy Rothstein: Supercharge Your Sleep
This week, Gemma sits down with Nancy Rothstein - acclaimed sleep strategist, author, public speaker, and TONE Expert - to talk about the power of quality sleep, and practical steps you can take starting TODAY to achieve it. Known as The Sleep Ambassador, Nancy has helped over a quarter million people through her LinkedIn Learning course, Sleep is Your Superpower. Her debut book, My Daddy Snores, has sold over half a million copies, and her latest book, Rising in the Mourning: Ways to Celebrate Life, hit shelves this September. With an estimated 45% of the population suffering from sleep deficiency, quality sleep is more important than ever. In this episode of Have You Had This Conversation, we talk about the countless benefits of sleep to your mental and physical health, and we outline clear, effective steps you can implement now to build a lasting sleep habit. Connect with us: tonenetworks.com Instagram: @tonenetworks LinkedIn: TONE Networks Resources: Learn more: https://thesleepambassador.com/ Sleep is Your Superpower Online Course 
34:54
November 16, 2022
Positive Psychology: A Conversation with Leslie Day-Harrell
Positive Psychology: A Conversation with Leslie Day-Harrell
This week, Gemma sits down with Leslie Day-Harrell to discuss the power of positive psychology and mindfulness in fostering a collaborative, thriving, value-driven workplace. Leslie is Executive Vice President of Associate Experience and Head of Corporate Real Estate at Jackson Healthcare, one of the country’s largest healthcare staffing companies. She recently led a $120M, 4-year expansion project in which aligning the employee experience and company culture across this larger footprint was key to its success. In this episode of Have You Had This Conversation, we talk about how instilling a growth-oriented mindset can improve engagement, problem-solving, stress management, and connection, especially in a virtual environment, while combating issues like chronic burnout. By adopting these tools, we can foster a workplace that is more productive and rewarding - for everyone. Connect with us: tonenetworks.com Instagram: @tonenetworks LinkedIn: TONE Networks Resources: Learn more: jacksonhealthcare.com LinkedIn: Leslie Day-Harrell
44:42
November 01, 2022
Brian Phan: Your Voice Matters, Growing Up AAPI
Brian Phan: Your Voice Matters, Growing Up AAPI
This week, Gemma sits down with Brian Phan to discuss diversity, inclusion, and belonging, as well as the challenges and opportunities around ensuring and promoting equity. Phan outlines steps companies can take to improve workplace DEI, particularly what individuals can do to support the AAPI community through his lens of growing up Asian in America. Phan is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) leader and member of the AAPI community. He is passionate about fostering conversation, networking, and supporting those grappling with psychological impacts resulting from a lack of inclusion, equity, and representation.  Connect with us: tonenetworks.com Instagram: @tonenetworks LinkedIn: TONE Networks Resources: Learn more: stopaapihate.org PBS series on the identity, contributions, and challenges experienced by Asian Americans: https://www.pbs.org/show/asian-americans If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide or worried about a friend or loved one, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 [TALK] or visit http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org for free, confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also text 988 24/7 to talk to a counselor via web chat
30:13
September 29, 2022
Tara Stiles: Yogis Can Be Rebels Too
Tara Stiles: Yogis Can Be Rebels Too
This week, Gemma sits down with Tara Stiles, affectionately called the “yoga rebel,” to discuss how to feel good physically and emotionally and manage distractions in a hyper-connected world. BONUS guided breathing exercise! Stiles advocates for inclusivity in her practice, asserting that yoga exists within us all, and that it works best “when it feels like you.” Finding moments to reconnect with our breath, identifying where and when our energy increases, deriving motivation from inspiration, and building habits to reduce tension and rigidity can help us feel our best and positively impact the communities around us. She is a wellness expert, bestselling author, and the founder of Strala Yoga in NYC where she serves clients including Deepak Chopra and Jane Fonda.  Connect with us: tonenetworks.com Instagram: @tonenetworks LinkedIn: TONE Networks Resources: Learn more: stralayoga.com Read: “Clean Mind, Clean Body: A 28-Day Plan for Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Self-Care” Instagram: @tarastiles
33:25
September 28, 2022
Fran Hauser: Taking Back Nice
Fran Hauser: Taking Back Nice
This week, Gemma sits down with Fran Hauser to deconstruct stereotypes around “niceness” as a weakness in the business world. Hauser shows us how we can reclaim workplace “niceness” from its negative connotation by operating from a place of decisiveness and empathy, resulting in greater success. Hauser is the best-selling author of two books and has invested in over 30 female-founded companies. She has been featured on TODAY, CNBC, Fortune, TIME, Fast Company, Forbes, Vogue.com, and Oprah.com and was named Business Insider's "30 Women In VC to Watch" and Refinery29’s “Six Most Powerful Women in New York City's Tech Scene”.  Connect with us: tonenetworks.com Instagram: @tonenetworks LinkedIn: TONE Networks Resources: Learn more: franhauser.com Read: “The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate” and “Embrace the Work, Love Your Career: A Guided Workbook for Realizing Your Career Goals with Clarity, Intention, and Confidence” Instagram: @fran_hauser
51:38
September 28, 2022
COMING SOON! Have You Had This Conversation?
COMING SOON! Have You Had This Conversation?
“Have You Had This Conversation,” is a new podcast from TONE Networks that answers your burning questions, addresses uncomfortable topics, and provides the tools to improve the tone of your day. Hosted by Founder and CEO Gemma Toner, each episode features experts, of which we ask big questions and outline actionable solutions, all while creating an inclusive, supportive space in which to grow and thrive. Connect with us: tonenetworks.com Instagram: @tonenetworks LinkedIn: TONE Networks
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September 19, 2022