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Inner Bold

By Barbara Gustavson

Hosted by me, Barbara Gustavson - Learn new ways to think, see, engage, and respond to growth, leadership (and the brain!).
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Labeling - The Pros and Cons - Special Guest Michael Brian
Labeling - The Pros and Cons - Special Guest Michael Brian
Do you ever feel misunderstood? Are you an introvert in a profession teeming with extroverts? Join Michael and Barbara as they have a heart-to-heart conversation on what it is like being an introvert in their profession and the importance of letting go of labels that don’t serve them. Michael also shares his experiences with two significant and life-threatening illnesses and how how they serve as catalysts on his mission to help others. You can find Michael on Instagram at https://instagram.com/themichaelbrianfoundation Link to The Michael Brian Show:  https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-michael-brian-show/id1467604892
45:44
September 07, 2022
The Resilience Factor: Develop Mental Toughness with Nathan Gist
The Resilience Factor: Develop Mental Toughness with Nathan Gist
Do you sometimes wonder why some people come out of a challenge stronger than others? Nathan Gist shares what true resilience is and how everyone can develop it. He leverages humor, the imagination and brain techniques to teach you how to build your mental muscles. I originally interviewed Nathan in partnership with the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce back in May 2021 in a Series called 'Getting Your Spark Back' to support communities with their emotional wellness. With their permission, I am sharing this interview on my personal podcast.
28:26
July 11, 2022
Disrupting the Negative Thoughts - Interview with Dr. Daniel G. Amen
Disrupting the Negative Thoughts - Interview with Dr. Daniel G. Amen
I originally interviewed Dr. Amen in partnership with the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce back in May 2021 in a Series called 'Getting Your Spark Back' to support communities with their emotional wellness. With their permission, I am sharing this interview on my personal podcast.  You can listen to many leadership interviews from the We Are Business Podcast: Apple: https://apple.co/36W4p0j Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3gM9gqo Buzzsprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com/839797/8513113
28:12
March 15, 2022
The ADD Leader: The Gift and Achilles Heel – Special Guest Fallon Jordan
The ADD Leader: The Gift and Achilles Heel – Special Guest Fallon Jordan
Do you have important and creative ideas yet get distracted and struggle to complete them? Have you ever wondered if ADD might be a factor? Fallon Jordan, Dr. Daniel Amen's Super Coach, and Amen University Curriculum Director shares how to tame ADD, see the gift in it (without letting it wreak havoc in your business). 
20:56
December 22, 2021
Emotional Intelligence (EQ): The Basics & Simple Strategies - Special Guest Carrie Boan
Emotional Intelligence (EQ): The Basics & Simple Strategies - Special Guest Carrie Boan
Do you sometimes find communicating with certain individuals a losing battle?  Or find yourself on a fine line of having too much or not enough empathy? Carrie Boan, Brain Health Expert, Life Coach, Speaker, shares how increasing emotional intelligence can help transform your communication and your relationships and create a win/win. You can find more about her business at TheBrainDiva.com.
35:20
December 09, 2021
Creating a Space that Inspires You and Your Greatest Work - Special Guest Nancy Masannat
Creating a Space that Inspires You and Your Greatest Work - Special Guest Nancy Masannat
Are you feeling 'meh' or 'bleh' about your workspace and home?  Nancy Masannat, Life Coach and Owner of Simple Joy Designs, shares tips to help you quickly put together a space that inspires creativity and better focus, including how to prevent being 'clutter blind'.
20:11
November 23, 2021
Thrive and Lead While Caring for a Loved One - Special Guest Patti Hanrath
Thrive and Lead While Caring for a Loved One - Special Guest Patti Hanrath
Do you run your own business or manage a team while caring for a loved one? Then you know the emotional and physical toll it can take on you. Patti Hanrath with Kinergy Leadership shares about her and her husband's Alzheimer's journey and how she has found a way to flourish even during challenging times. She gives tips on how to ward off burnout, guard your energy, and how to develop a support system that keeps you growing.
24:48
November 08, 2021
Are You Skeptical About Meditation? - Special Guest Heather Crider
Are You Skeptical About Meditation? - Special Guest Heather Crider
There are many myths and ideas about what meditation is. Come learn the facts and basics and why many are utilizing meditation and mindfulness in their personal and work life. You'll hear from expert Heather Crider, a High-Performance Strategist, Neurocoach, and Speaker with over 20 years of business experience.
25:54
September 26, 2021
What You Didn’t Know About Trauma – with Special Guest Tana Amen
What You Didn’t Know About Trauma – with Special Guest Tana Amen
Trauma can come from many different forms, often people don’t even know they have it or they don’t want to talk about it. Tana Amen, Vice President of Amen Clinics and neurosurgical ICU trauma nurse talks about how to work through your pain so you can become the best version of yourself. She also shares about her book The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child: How Persistence, Grit, and Faith Created a Reluctant Healer (available on Amazon). https://amzn.to/3ChQ63l You can find out more about Tana's work at tanaamen.com
27:19
September 16, 2021
How to Deal with 'Change Fatigue' - with Jake Jacobs
How to Deal with 'Change Fatigue' - with Jake Jacobs
People struggle with change. Period. They complain it's hard, takes too long, costs too much. What if there was an easier and better way to approach change that will turbocharge your work and results? Jake Jacobs, with Jake Jacobs Consulting, shares about 'Change Fatigue' and his newly released book Leverage Change: 8 Ways to Achieve Faster, Easier, Better Results.
23:17
August 12, 2021
Finding Your Leadership Voice - with Denis Gianoutsos
Finding Your Leadership Voice - with Denis Gianoutsos
Do you sometimes find yourself unsure of how to navigate yourself and your team through change? Denis, CEO and Founder of Leading Change Partners and the Host of the Leadership is Changing Podcast shares how he helps transforms businesses and leaders to lead a bigger game in a disruptive world. 
27:25
June 01, 2021
Reclaiming Your Health - with Gordon Duncan
Reclaiming Your Health - with Gordon Duncan
Are you an influencer, business owner, or leader with a health challenge? Gordon Duncan of CTP Marketing & Consulting shares his personal story of running a successful business while managing epilepsy and what he does to stay healthy to live out his purpose.
29:29
May 18, 2021
Let That $h*t Go!
Let That $h*t Go!
Do you sometimes struggle with letting go of things in your life that are weighing you down? Perhaps toxic thoughts, relationships, obligations, or even control? Learn how COVID was the catalyst that helped me release what I was holding onto to make room for something new. And if you're wondering "Well that's easier said than done." - I share a little process I go through that can help you get started.
17:16
April 26, 2021
Neigh to the Naysayers - with Marc Mawhinney
Neigh to the Naysayers - with Marc Mawhinney
What is your response to naysayers? Do they trigger you, discourage or derail you? Learn how Mark used naysayers to his advantage to grow his successful coaching company.
35:60
April 25, 2021
Productivity Reimagined - With Johnnie Lloyd
Productivity Reimagined - With Johnnie Lloyd
Are there days you struggle with being productive or just not feeling 'it' when it comes to your work? Johnnie Lloyd with Johnnie Lloyd & Associates shares how reevaluating what productivity is during a challenging time can bring new clarity and even unexpected opportunities.
25:19
February 21, 2021
Defining Your Bold
Defining Your Bold
Are you wanting to step boldly yet holding back? In this first episode, I'll help you redefine what boldness means to you personally so you can step forward. And you'll hear about the subtle yet powerful traits of boldness that are often overlooked that are necessarily tools in our growth.
09:30
February 18, 2021