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conversations with leaders.

conversations with leaders.

By Mike Desjardins
My name is Mike. I have conversations with leaders as part of my lifelong pursuit of becoming a stronger leader.
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Episode 004 - Kristy O'Leary - BCorp and Impact Businesses
A conversation with Kristy O'Leary about BCorp's and Impact Businesses.
52:11
August 10, 2020
Episode 003 - Dr. Gillian Simonett
Dr. Gillian Simonett and I talk about Workplace Burnout (https://www.who.int/mental_health/evidence/burn-out/en/): why treating the individual and having them go back into the same system/environment that caused their burnout just doesn't work and what leaders can do about it. Book: Essentialism by Greg McKweon: https://gregmckeown.com/book/   Book: The Purpose Effect by Dan Pontefract: https://www.danpontefract.com/book/the-purpose-effect/ Muse Brainsensing Meditation Headset: www.choosemuse.com   Spire Belly Breathing Monitor: https://spirehealth.com/pages/stone
1:00:13
July 20, 2020
Episode 002 - Yabome Gilpin-Jackson
Yabome Gilpin-Jackson and I talk about racism, white supremacy, anti-racism, and allyship. Follow Yabome at: https://sldconsulting.org Here is are the two blog posts we refer to in the podcast: 1. https://sldconsulting.org/i-cant-breathe/ 2. https://sldconsulting.org/i-cant-breathe-resources/ Here is the book we speak about: Me & White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad: https://www.amazon.ca/Me-White-Supremacy-Combat-Ancestor/dp/B081G8HNW8/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=me+and+white+supremacy&qid=1593194910&sr=8-1 Here is the course that my team and I at ViRTUS are taking: https://adawaygroup.com/rework/
1:02:13
June 29, 2020
Episode 001 - Ken Sim
Ken Sim and I talk about entrepreneurship, leadership, city politics, and leading through Covid-19. http://kensim.ca
42:10
June 26, 2020