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Strategy Game with Lauren Shippy

Strategy Game with Lauren Shippy

By Lauren Shippy
If you seek to be a gamechanger, not just an outperformer in your business and life, this is for you. We cover practical strategy and tactical tips to grow yourself and your business.
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Finding Your Purpose + Cultivating Hope with Jen Fonseca
We LOVE this episode! We're talking with Jen Fonseca about the 5 specific attributes that you must consider when discovering your purpose, finding your calling, or considering a career change. We also dive into the 3 things that will help you cultivating hope. Jen shares her personal story of discovering her purpose that has led to helping so many others discover theirs.  As promised, here's the link to What Color is Your Parachute?, The Zookeeper's Secret, and the Clifton Strengths Finder assessment.  To reach out to Jen personally - email her here.  For more on this work - take our self paced anytime, anywhere ecourse - The Breakthrough Map. 
29:52
December 1, 2021
Staying in Alignment, the Entrepreneur Journey + Walking in Your Purpose with Kim Gomez.
Tune in as Kim and I talk about her life as an entrepreneur with her husband. Being a visionary, creator and then executing on projects is something Kim has a lot of experience doing - and she's at it again! She's talking about the new framework that she's written to help women everywhere get clarity on their mental, physical, emotional and Spiritual health. So much wisdom shared in this episode!   Learn more about the Four Square Mentoring Framework and the Four Square Mentoring Workbook!  Learn more about StoryWork. 
33:03
November 21, 2021
Reducing Overwhelm in Leadership + Gaining Clarity on Your Path with Kadi Cole
Listen in as we chat with leadership expert and author Kadi Cole - there is SO much wisdom packed into this podcast. Kadi's unexpected story of becoming an entrepreneur, and so many top tips on how to maintain a clear life plan made this so valuable and fun to record and I'm thrilled to share it with you. With 25 years+ working with leaders, 3 books and counting, organizational + leadership consulting/training, and life plan development, Kadi is a wealth of knowledge. For more on Kadi - visit her here and as mentioned in this episode, get the resources here.
26:12
October 25, 2021
Learning from Failures with Pete Maldonado
We're thrilled to have founder of CHOMPS Pete Maldonado on the latest episode of the podcast! We're personal fans of the brand and absolutely loved hearing the story of how they've gotten to where they are today. Learning from failures, finding the right market at the right time, and the overnight wild growth as part of their journey make this episode a must listen.   For more on CHOMPS - get them out at www.chomps.com.   For more on Storywork - visit www.storywork.co.
25:48
October 8, 2021
A Thank You Strategy (Yes, it's a strategy!)
In this episode, we're highlighting a StoryWork blog post with Jean Roberts, Founder of J Roberts Consulting - as she unpacks what it means to develop a thank you strategy around your clients and your teams. She breaks it down by month (super tangible) and we talk about ways to apply it.  Grab a journal and use this as a working session to develop your own thank you strategy - and share it with us, we'd love to see it! For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review. We want to continue to share the work and spread the word!
09:42
September 27, 2021
Writing a Book, Scaling a Business, and Getting Well with Jes Royston.
Thrilled to welcome my friend Jes Royston to the podcast! Anyone that knows Jes, knows that she's a true treasure. She's genuine, so kind and represents faithfulness in every sense of the word. She has worked consistently to write her newest book over the past year, and I'm excited to announce it's now OUT! We talk about what it looks like to build a business from a place of turning a struggle into purposeful career, scaling her business model over the years, how and why she wrote a book, and the first thing you can do to start truly getting well.  Listen in and please - go pre-order Jes's book now! Liked this content? See more at www.storywork.co. 
20:48
September 22, 2021
Things to Remember from 2020.
"This unfamiliar blend of slow, distant, quiet and disconnected, has at times revealed powerful thought-provoking clarity." In this episode, we're going back to Kim Gomez's blog post to recall some of the good parts of 2020 - some of the things we want to remember to take with us. We're sharing some really thought provoking questions that you can use to reflect, as well as tangible tips on how to minimize technology to continue to get clarity on next steps in your life, business or non-profit.  For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review. We want to continue to share the work and spread the word!
10:45
September 13, 2021
Managers give people tasks to do, leaders give people outcomes to achieve with Alex Judd.
Listen in as we share a key mindset shift in the way leaders can think about building teams. Our guest blog post with Alex Judd inspired this episode - and the takeaways here are empower leaders to let us be human! It's so inspiring, refreshing and important - don't miss it. For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review. We want to continue to share the work and spread the word!
06:49
August 30, 2021
Friends don't let friends lead with blind spots with Julie Wilson
It's true - all of us have them (blind spots). And they can impact carrying out everything from our vision to our initiatives - in this episode, I'm recapping a StoryWork blog post with Julie Wilson, President of Women Doing Well, on how to combat blind spots. She gives us an amazing, tangible framework to give feedback and receive feedback in a healthy way. Listen in as we share these tools with you. For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review. We want to continue to share the work and spread the word!
15:55
August 16, 2021
Not Pretending or Performing with Dan Owolabi
Imagine a world where you wake up , ready to lead with genuine confidence. You rarely feel insecure. You never pretend, perform, or act like you have it all together. You are simply secure in who you are, and strong enough to influence others. This isn't crazy.   This is Authentic Leadership. The most effective leaders have learned the secret of Authenticity. They have nothing to hide, nothing to prove and nothing to lose. They know how to battle insecurity and lead with influence by making four key decisions - listen in on today's episode with Dan Owolabi as we talk through those 4 elements.  To learn more about working with Dan, head to https://owolabileadership.com  To learn more about Dan's non-profit organization, head to https://www.branchesworldwide.org  For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review. We want to continue to share the work and spread the word!
23:05
August 1, 2021
Brand Awareness + Driving Traffic with Jean Roberts.
Today we're giving you a sneak peak from one of our non-profit masterminds! In this episode, we break down the marketing funnel and why it's so important. Jean and I talk about the top of the funnel, which is really focused on brand awareness and driving traffic to your social channels and your website. Often times, we're so focused on our social media channels, but there's a whole lot more that matters. Listen in as we break it down. For more podcasts, blogs and all things Marketing Engine - head to https://www.storywork.co/themarketingengine And if you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review wherever you listen to podcasts! We want to continue to share the work and spread the word.
30:32
July 8, 2021
Starting a non-profit in the middle of a pandemic seems crazy, right?
Starting a non-profit focusing on interactive performances in the middle of a pandemic seems crazy, right? In this must listen episode of the Strategy Game podcast, we sit down with Bringing You Broadway founders, Emma Degerstedt and Hannah Jewel Kohn. Emma and Hannah talk all about how the they connected on a path to founding a non-profit that brings broadway artists together to create unique performances for children with developmental disabilities. For anyone with an idea for a company, non-profit, or a project, listen in to be inspired by their experiences and advice! Learn more about Bringing You Broadway here: https://www.bringingyoubroadway.org/ And if you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review! We want to continue to share the work and spread the word.
42:30
June 18, 2021
Shifting Your Mindset with Sabrina Levine Communications
Over the last year as the world has gone through many changes, it's become more challenging to make sure that you're always that relevant resource to your clients, customers, and partners. How do you shift your mindset to keep creating moments of delight for customers and building mutually beneficial partnerships? On today's episode of the Strategy Game podcast, we caught up with the award-winning PR and communications duo of Sabrina Levine and Karen Amster-Young. Sabrina founded Sabrina Levine Communications, a lifestyle and entertainment focused PR firm, where Karen serves as a strategic advisor. With 20+ years of experience in PR and brand partnerships. Sabrina and Karen have found success in always positioning their business around strategy, being valuable, and having passion for their clients! To learn more about Sabrina Levine Communications, check out: https://sabrinalevinepr.com/ And if you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review! We want to continue to share the work and spread the word.
36:42
June 11, 2021
Activating Referrals with Mike Gonzalez.
"When people understand, then they can finally move forward." On the Strategy Game Podcast today we're diving into word of mouth strategy with Mike Gonzalez! As an experienced Marketing Strategist, Mike discusses the importance of removing the barriers and roadblocks that sit in front of businesses and prevent them from reaching their potential. When people understand what you're selling, what problem you're solving, or how to interact with you, not only do they move forward as your customer but they feed your world of mouth strategy. Make sure to have a pen and paper handy, get comfortable, and take some time to go through the great tips Mike gives you to convert referrals! To learn more about Mike's work check out https://askmikegonzalez.com/! For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review. We want to continue to share the work and spread the word!
34:13
April 27, 2021
3 Things that Move the Needle with Chelsie Lee.
What would make today the greatest day? What are the 3 things that are really going to move the needle for you personally and professionally? In the latest episode of The Strategy Game podcast, Chelsie Lee, CEO of SHIPSI, joins us to chat about her experiences as a first time founder. Not only does she share all about how she's grown SHIPSI over the last three years, Chelsie discusses some of the strategies she uses to set herself and her business up for success– like her 3 by 3 daily routine! If you want to dive into some more of Chelsie's advice, check out this blog post on how to conduct a gap analysis to help drive growth! For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review! We want to continue to share the work and spread the word.
30:46
April 23, 2021
Awareness ---> Insight ----> Action with Mike Brown.
Entrepreneur, angel investor, and business coach Mike Brown talks about his personal journey and the insights he's gained from coaching other entrepreneurs. Mike dives into how to recognize the subconscious and create a new, more productive conscious. There are so many great takeaways in this episode that unlock the world of self awareness as it relates to personal and professional growth. If this episode resonated with you, grab our free PDF on working through Insufficiency and take our Breakthrough Map course! It's a short, powerful e-course that you can take anytime and includes 4 modules to help you work through emotional holdbacks to gain clarity in your life and business. Go through it here! For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review! We want to continue to share the work and spread the word.
27:31
April 14, 2021
The Connection between Healing + Creating a Healthy Team Dynamic with Julie Wilson.
On the Strategy Game Podcast today, Julie Wilson from Women Doing Well stops by to discuss giving healthy feedback (honest) and the connection between healing + creating a healthy nonprofit/business. For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review! We want to continue to share the work and spread the word.
27:07
April 1, 2021
Why Health + Growth aren't the Same Things - Leadership with Alex Judd.
"Just because you're growing, doesn't mean you're living." How powerful is that statement?  Alex Judd from Path for Growth joins us on The Strategy Game Podcast and explains why health and growth aren't the same thing. He shares incredible insights about audacious bold goals and how sacrifice factors in. For more podcasts, blogs and all things for founders - head to www.storywork.co. If you liked this episode, be sure to give us a review! We want to continue to share the work and spread the word. 
23:52
March 22, 2021
It Starts with This....
This episode is ten years in the making! We're really excited to share today's Strategy Game Podcast where we welcome Jean Boen Roberts from J. Roberts Consulting, LLC. We are firm believers that there are no coincidences and in this episode, we share the journey that led up to the launch of The Marketing Engine. Jean shares how she uses our pre-marketing work, the identity-based strategy, to create authentic marketing content that converts.
33:10
March 1, 2021
What you Need to Know about SEO with Jenna Ahern.
We're thrilled to welcome Jenna Ahern, CEO + Founder of Guardian Owl Digital to the podcast! In this episode, we unpack identity based strategy and why it works - and Jenna gives us some pro tips on activating your SEO and explains what it can do for our businesses or non-profits.  If you loved this episode - let us help you with your digital marketing strategy, check out The Marketing Engine!
33:27
February 17, 2021
What Makes Us Who We Are?
We get clear in our identity, and we learn to walk in it.  In this episode, we’re going to talk about some key areas that influence who we are, and here’s how we can look at each one of them to increase our self awareness.  Here's the link to grab the free PDF on Identity Strategy. If you loved this episode - go ahead and take our Breakthrough Map course! It's a short, powerful e-course that you can take anytime, anywhere. It includes 4 modules that will help you work through any emotional holdbacks to gain clarity in your life and business - go through it here.
20:47
February 2, 2021
Battling Insufficiency.
In today's episode, we're bringing the insufficiency or comparison that we practice, whether subconscious or conscious, into the light, so it can’t continue to hinder us from walking in our identity.  Because the world needs you - the world needs your work, your words, your thoughts, your kindness and goodness - and your impact. If you stay held down by fear or comparison or past struggles - you don’t get to serve others in the way that you were created to serve. The more “free” you get of all of this - the more you can start to do the work (or the things) that matter. Here's the link to grab the free PDF on working through Insufficiency. If you loved this episode - go ahead and take our Breakthrough Map course! It's a short, powerful e-course that you can take anytime, anywhere. It includes 4 modules that will help you work through any emotional holdbacks to gain clarity in your life and business - go through it here.
11:54
January 26, 2021
What Breaks Fear.
Fear.....is a liar. It will try to take you down every time, but you have to be determined not to let it. Fear paralyzes, fear creates a fog over you that can create confusion. Fear.is.a.liar. Don’t let it get you one more day. Here are some things you can move through to unmask fear, call it out for what it is, and get on with your amazing business or movement or just doing life doing the things you were created to do. Here's the link to grab the free PDF on working through The 5 Why's Framework. If you loved this episode - go ahead and take our Breakthrough Map course! It's a short, powerful e-course that you can take anytime, anywhere. It includes 4 modules that will help you work through any emotional holdbacks to gain clarity in your life and business - go through it here.
14:27
January 18, 2021
Defining Your Fuel: Removing Holdbacks.
CLEAR IT OUT: We delay moving forward often times because we lack clarity. We don’t know what’s next, and we don’t know which direction to move or how to execute - today we're talking about REMOVING HOLDBACKS to gain clarity and freedom for 2021.  If you loved this episode - go ahead and take our Breakthrough Map course! It's a short, powerful e-course that you can take anytime, anywhere. It includes 4 modules that will help you work through any emotional holdbacks to gain clarity in your life and business - go through it here.
12:32
January 1, 2021
Year End + Setting the Stage for 2021.
If you're feeling like you have some of your bigger picture strategy in your head, and some on a piece of scrap paper somewhere - this is a chance to get it all down in one place for 2021. Join us for a sneak peak into our Goal Setting Workshop that we hosted earlier in December, as we guide you through the process of planning your strategy for 2021.  If you enjoyed it and want more of all of this - grab the full replay and free PDF guide here! If you're looking to kickoff the new year with accountability, community, and new strategy tools that you can use to scale your business - join The Strategy Game Mastermind launching in January - link to register here. 
12:34
December 28, 2020
The Pre-Marketing that Makes Marketing Work.
In this episode, we're sharing 3 essential elements that make marketing work! Marketing engines are complex, and sometimes overwhelming, but today we're simplifying it for you. Listen in as we share what you can do to prepare for 2021.  *Miss our goal setting workshop for 2021? Grab the replay here.  If you loved what you heard in this episode about the Mastermind and want to be a part of one, we're launching another Strategy Game Mastermind in January of 2021, here's the link to save your spot.
11:17
December 1, 2020
BONUS Episode: 2021 is Coming, What you Need to Prepare.
In this episode, we're breaking down some of the key elements that you need to start preparing for 2021. There is opportunity that comes through reflection - the numbers of the business or non-profit tell a story. Today we're looking at what story they tell, and how you can use them to prioritize initiatives and your time moving into the new year. To work through the free PDF guide we're referencing in this episode - grab it here.  *Don't miss the replay of our free workshop on Goal Setting for 2021 - get it here.  If you loved what you heard in this episode about the Mastermind and want to be a part of one, we're launching another Strategy Game Mastermind in January of 2021, here's the link to save your spot. 
15:50
November 16, 2020
7 Game Changing Habits.
You need these in your life! Good habits serve as the foundation that fuels impact, revenue growth, and just plain growth as a person. Listen in as we share the top 7 habits that have led to game changing impact for us. The free PDF download featuring all 7 of these habits is available here (don't forget to grab it). And - if you want to get your baseline habits and routines down that will lead to this kind of growth - take The Strategy Masterclass Productivity Map  here. It's an incredibly small investment for the kind of results you'll get from applying these things to your life.
18:43
October 22, 2020
5 Ways to Break Out of the Funk.
This season has felt "foggy" for many, harder to stay on mission with our work and families. But today we're talking about 5 tangible ways that you can continuously learn to get yourself out of that fog - its simple, practical and powerful - don't miss it.  Grab the free PDF here to put pen to paper and make this strategy yours. If you want to get your baseline routine and habit plan solidified to reach your goals in this season - join us at The Strategy Masterclass and get the guide to make it happen!
15:07
October 13, 2020
Blocking Distraction and Doing the Work that Matters.
In this episode, we're talking about how you can go after those distractions with a fly swatter! Protect your time, refuel yourself, increase impact. Listen in as we share very practical tools to reduce the "noise" around you and work on what matters most.  For the free PDF that outlines alllll of these good things - click here. If you want an easy guide that walks you through the process of getting intentional with your time AKA a reset to increase your productivity - go through The Strategy Masterclass here. 
16:08
September 22, 2020
Eliminating Busyness.
In this episode, we're talking about some key questions that you can ask to make more time for the things that you want to get done, but can never seem to make the time for them. More intentional time = greater impact and greater impact = greater success in family life and your business.  Listen in as we share some tangible ways you can increase your productivity and eliminate unnecessary busyness. Get the free PDF guide here and for the complete guide to productivity that drives results, check out The Strategy Masterclass here.
11:57
September 15, 2020
Things That Cause Us to Get Stuck.
We're kicking off Season 2 of The Strategy Game podcast! In this episode, we're looking at 7 things that can cause us to get stuck in our lives and businesses and how we can gain an awareness that brings clarity. Listen in as we share some tangible strategies that you can use to kick-start your motivation.  Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong. N. R. Narayana Murthy If you want more of these strategies and you're ready to develop you customized plan that will help you reach your goals, check out The Productivity Map!
15:36
September 9, 2020
BONUS: 3 Ways You Can Scale Right Now.
In this episode, we're talking about 3 things that you can do to scale your business or non-profit in this season!  For more strategy tips, head to StoryWork or enroll in The Strategy Masterclass.
13:06
September 1, 2020
Getting Off of the Messaging Hamster Wheel.
In today’s world, there’s a lot of content that is required for development and when you’re an entrepreneur, you have to wear so many hats, and this part can get overwhelming - keeping up with sending regular email blasts, updating the website, and regular social media posts. In this episode, we’re covering 3 ways to combat overwhelm when it comes to content strategy. Don't forget to grab the free PDF guide here! If you want the complete strategy map that can help you scale your business or non-profit - sign up for The Strategy Masterclass now!
09:03
August 12, 2020
A Guide to Figuring Out Your Content.
In this episode, we're sharing a simple guide to getting clarity on your content strategy. We can all struggle with juggling so many platforms and so many formats of content. With these questions, we'll focus in on the channels and type of content that are most important, so that you can reach and convert customers. Grab the free PDF guide here. 
09:01
August 4, 2020
How to Figure Out Your Messaging Strategy.
In this episode, we're talking about messaging. We all know content creation is key to growth in our businesses and non-profits, but a lot of times it can feel overwhelming, like a never ending hamster wheel. Today we're unpacking a few simple questions that you can ask yourself and your clients in order to solidify your marketing language. Don't forget to grab the free PDF here.  And for more of this strategy work (that will transform your business) check out The Strategy Masterclass.
10:30
July 29, 2020
BONUS EPISODE: How to Get Those Lightbulb Moments.
In this episode, we're speaking specifically to our entrepreneurs and founders of non-profits - and giving you a sneak peak into our Strategy Game Mastermind. I'm recapping our lightbulb moments from our June Mastermind (there's SO much gold here), and sharing tangible takeaways related to how to get clarity on what you need to do next, and how to scale.  If this spoke to you - join us in the Fall for The Strategy Game Mastermind - email me here if you'd like to stay informed. 
19:09
July 22, 2020
Finding Your Blue Ocean.
In this episode, we're talking about how to open up a new market space and create new demand for your product or service. It's about creating and capturing uncontested market space, and being a game changer, rather than just an out performer in the marketplace.  We're unpacking a key framework to help you unlock new value - and sharing a free PDF guide here to work through as you listen (or after!). 
18:33
July 15, 2020
Moving the pieces around until you get it right.
So we all know about those business plans.....the long, drawn out, 20+ pager that after drafting no one ever reads, let alone puts into practice. In this episode, we're sharing a tool that can ignite continuous clarity for you on what to do next in your business - from your offerings, to marketing language, to revenue streams. Listen in as we share - and be sure to grab the free PDF to work through this for your business here. 
11:11
July 9, 2020
How to Find New Customers Right Now.
In this episode, we're talking about one tool that can help you generate new customers. It doesn't take a lot of time and we're going to give you a guide to execute on it. Listen in as we lay out a strategy that you can use to identify new customers and capture current non-customers in a way that's relevant to them. Grab the free PDF guide that goes along with this episode, and work through it to generate business in an authentic, unforced way. Click here to get it.
09:50
June 29, 2020
The 5 Minutes a Day that Can Grow Your Business (Even in this season).
In this episode, we're talking about one simple, free thing you can do that will move the needle for you this year (yes, even in this season). It doesn't take a lot of time and we're going to give you a guide to execute on it. Listen in as we lay out a strategy that you can use grow your business for the rest of the year. Grab the free PDF guide that goes along with this episode here! For more strategy tips, head to www.storywork.co. 
12:28
June 23, 2020
The Priority Isn't Marketing.
In this episode, we're sharing the thing you need to do before even thinking about tweaking any of your marketing in this season - it's foundational, it's strategic, and it creates clarity.  Listen in as we unpack a necessary tool that you can apply right away in your business - all around creating delight, that in turn creates raving fans.  Head here after you tune in to download this free PDF that will walk you through the process!
12:05
June 16, 2020
People don't want to be captured, they want to be understood.
Our deepest needs as humans are to be seen, known and heard. When we feel like someone (or a company or product) “gets us” and resonates with us, we are instantly attracted to it. If I feel like someone hasn’t taken the time to understand me, I write it off. Marketing language is meaningless if it isn’t relevant. In this episode, we talk about what the most important tool we can use to understand and speak to our customers in a way that resonates with them and drives action.  We're also sharing a free PDF on how to work through the process mentioned in this episode! Find it here. 
10:54
June 2, 2020
Be With Them (A Personal Share).
Be with them.  Right now as I write this, we’re starting to slowly emerge out of quarantine. We've had lots of time as a family to truly be with each other. We can see each other, live in the same house, but not truly be with each other. Prior to the quarantine, our weekends would fill up with events, date nights, birthday parties, boating, and all kinds of fun activities. We would be home in between all of these events, but never home long enough to dwell or linger. We’re learning what it looks like to truly dwell with each other, and sometimes it’s hard. We’re hitting the same dynamics over and over again that make us mad, but it’s also a chance to know each other like we’ve never known each other before. What are our deepest needs, or desires? What do we want from each other? How can we serve each other? What are our boundaries? When we have the chance to be with each other, we become known. Listen in for a short share on what this has looked like for us in this season. www.storywork.co
06:48
May 26, 2020
The 3 Customer Types We Need to Understand to Re-Open.
In this episode, we talk about the 3 customer types that we need to understand in order to re-open successfully. The customer base is now divided and it's important that we understand the differences between these customer types so that we can create a plan to bring them back safely. Listen in as we highlight them in more detail. www.storywork.co
06:44
May 19, 2020
Why Active Listening is the Key to a Successful Re-Open Strategy.
As we begin to put together a re-open strategy for our businesses, active listening with yourself, your team and your customers becomes critical to delivering safety, and building brand trust. In this episode, we talk about what active listening is, and how to translate your findings and realizations into a strategy in this season. www.storywork.co
11:32
May 12, 2020
Creating Clarity on Our Strategy in an Uncertain Season.
Why does alignment matter so much right now? Without continuous alignment - we encounter a lack of clear direction, a lack of connection between the organization’s vision and operations, and a team that may feel like they’re not able to maximize their performance. Here’s a framework that can help you as a leader, practice continuous alignment: The Continuous Alignment Framework: Listen -> Identify Root Causes -> Translate -> Set Priorities We have the ability to practice this framework over and over again - daily - with ourselves and our teams in order to create repeated clarity in this season. If you want to learn more - head to www.storywork.co
09:30
May 5, 2020
Cultivating Resilience.
In times of volatility, fear and uncertainty arise. What we’re experiencing can feel scary, unsettling, and uprooting on many levels. We’re out of our normal routines, our work situations are probably changing, and protecting our safety is taking priority. I began to think about what we might learn right now. When we encounter things that “uproot” us, the benefit is the wake up call or the reset that comes with this. The reset times can encourage us to ask questions, may cause some necessary endings, and the end to some things that may allow for the birth or rebirth of new things. As I was thinking about where we are right now, resilience came to mind. How can we remain resilient in a period of uncertainty? There are so many things that are not within our control right now. How do we move forward? In this episode, we're sharing some tangible steps we can take repeatedly. It’s centered around taking our thoughts captive, bringing the subconscious to the conscious, and allowing for adaptability in mindset. www.storywork.co
09:06
April 20, 2020
How to Conduct a Gap Analysis Right Now.
Grab your journal and set aside 30 minutes - as you move through this practical exercise, the goal is to create clarity on what you can do right now, and gain some glimpses of the future. Here are 3 focus areas that you can use to conduct a GAP analysis for your company, movement or non-profit. www.storywork.co
07:27
April 20, 2020
Who Will We Be When We Emerge From This?
As we think about what the future will look like and what products or services will become valuable, observing what we’re currently going through and how we’ll feel as we emerge from this becomes very valuable as a part of our future strategic planning. In this episode, I share 3 dynamics have come to mind as I reflect on what is happening in my own journey in this season and how I believe it will impact businesses. www.storywork.co
11:46
April 15, 2020