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Balanced Self

Balanced Self

By MSBCoach

This podcast explores different aspects of the life balance we are in search of - both personally and professionally.
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Artificial Intelligence and its Effects on Next Normal Leadership
Artificial Intelligence and its Effects on Next Normal Leadership
Artificial Intelligence is a technology that is changing every walk of life. It is a extensive tool that allows people to rethink how we incorporate information, evaluate data, and use the ensuing insights to improve decision making. In this episode, executive leadership coach Tim Smith and Barbara Fitch discuss the pros and cons leaders are facing in AI new next normal workplace.
18:59
October 26, 2022
How to Lead, Learn and Follow Simultaneously
How to Lead, Learn and Follow Simultaneously
Leaders influence their teams according to their organizations needs.   When employees know that leaders  listen intently, it has a very positive impact on the work environments and creates a space for learnability.  In today's episode we are joined by best selling author and leadership coach Kelvin Redd and MSBCoach's Barbara Fitch where they will discuss how leaders can create a positive and meaningful learning environment.   
27:24
September 20, 2022
Influence and Inspiration vs Title and Authority
Influence and Inspiration vs Title and Authority
Influence leaders encourage and support feedback of all types and know their role is to offer inspiration and creativity and therefore do not lead their teams from a position of authority or title. In today's episode, CEO of Richmond International Airport Perry Miller and Barbara Fitch discuss the differences between influence and inspiration vs. title and authority. 
20:15
August 14, 2022
Embracing and Leading a Change Mindset - Expanding Our View of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Embracing and Leading a Change Mindset - Expanding Our View of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Expanding diversity in the workplace boosts imagination and innovation. Teams that see the same thing in unique ways are more likely to have better viewpoints. In this episode, executive coach and author Debby Neely and host Barbara Fitch will discuss how DEI have affected the post-pandemic workplace and talk about strategies organizations are adopting to increase inclusion.
19:55
July 24, 2022
Unsaid Norms, Values and Behaviors In New Normal Organizations
Unsaid Norms, Values and Behaviors In New Normal Organizations
In this episode of Balanced Self, bestselling author Tia Graham and host Barbara Fitch discuss how organizations have applied unsaid norms, values, and behaviors in our organizational cultures and how teams interact and communicate in the "next normal" .     
18:19
June 29, 2022
How Do Values and Behaviors Align in the New Normal - Expected Behaviors in the Post Pandemic Work Place
How Do Values and Behaviors Align in the New Normal - Expected Behaviors in the Post Pandemic Work Place
Organizations has been seizing the moment to transform our new normal workplaces and reinvent virtual and hybrid environments.  In today's episode, Dave LaRochelle and President and CEO of MSBCoach Michelle Braden will discuss what behaviors have changed and how leaders are re-designing the post-pandemic workplace.   
28:25
April 20, 2022
The Humanness of Leadership - Managing Pandemic Hangover and the Effects on Leadership
The Humanness of Leadership - Managing Pandemic Hangover and the Effects on Leadership
When coping with a crisis of the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic, leaders have easily fallen into the snares of waiting for the situation to clarify how to lead. It’s easy to understand why so many have missed the opportunities for open and honest communication.  In this episode, guests Bruna de Palo and President and CEO of MSBCoach Michelle Braden will define pandemic hangover and its effects on leadership.
20:19
April 15, 2022
The Humanness of Leadership - Balancing Boundaries and Accountability
The Humanness of Leadership - Balancing Boundaries and Accountability
Setting boundaries for yourself is essential to self-care.  In this episode, Joe Hughes and CEO and President of MSBCoach, Michelle Braden discuss how boundaries help us examine our behavior and create a healthy structure in our personal and professional lives.
27:20
February 22, 2022
The Humanness of Leadership - Balancing Compassion and Empathy
The Humanness of Leadership - Balancing Compassion and Empathy
The human side of leadership is fundamental in working through deeper levels of self-awareness and developing compassion and empathy when leading our teams. In this episode, Kim Tully and President and CEO of MSBCoach Michelle Braden discuss how to lead with compassion and empathy while still developing and maintaining a successful work environment.
21:51
January 28, 2022
Post Pandemic - Relationship Management
Post Pandemic - Relationship Management
The economic shock delivered by the global pandemic set many organizations on a road to unexpected change. With this change, leaders were faced with managing existing relationship strategies and build and maintain new relationships within their organizations. In this episode Bill Cooper and President/ CEO of MSBCoach Michelle Braden discuss post pandemic relationship management and how leaders are maintaining in the new normal.
17:23
December 28, 2021
Post Pandemic Leadership - Hybrid Workplace
Post Pandemic Leadership - Hybrid Workplace
As we enter the post-pandemic workplace a hybrid workplace has become the new normal.  In this episode, CEO of Investors Observer, Tim O'Donnell, will share leadership strategies he has used in this post-pandemic environment.  Tim will also explore both pros and cons leaders are facing in this post-pandemic.
19:13
October 25, 2021
Racial Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - Empathy and Emotional Intelligence
Racial Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - Empathy and Emotional Intelligence
Dealing with others across diverse lines often triggers powerful responses that require emotional intelligence and empathy. In this episode, Michelle Braden and Crystal Napier discuss ways leaders use emotional intelligence and empathy to make a difference in diverse workplace environments.
28:55
September 14, 2021
Racial Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - Mentorship
Racial Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - Mentorship
Diversity mentoring is a developmental process of open dialogue that aims to accomplish both individual and organizational change through mutual understanding and suspending judgment within a relationship of shared learning.  In this episode,  Michelle Braden and Barbara Fitch will discuss how mentorship programs can make a difference in your organization and how MSBCoach can help you achieve your leadership goals 
24:01
August 23, 2021
Racial Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - Recruitment
Racial Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - Recruitment
In this episode, Michelle Braden and Barbara Fitch discuss the importance of recruiting for racial diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Listen for tips on how diversity recruiting contributes to better overall performance within our organizations and how to have proactive conversations when hiring candidates using a process that is free from biases. 
14:35
July 26, 2021
Balanced Self -Giving and Receiving Feedback
Balanced Self -Giving and Receiving Feedback
This podcast explores different aspects of the life balance we are in search of - both personally and professionally.
28:07
June 22, 2021
Ep. 7 - Suddenly Virtual with Karin Reed
Ep. 7 - Suddenly Virtual with Karin Reed
Virtual meetings are here to stay. In this episode we speak with Karin Reed, co-author of the book, Suddenly Virtual: Making Remote Meetings Work. Karin shares techniques to make the most out of virtual meetings, better video communication, and avoiding zoom fatigue. Learn when virtual meetings are necessary and how long they should be to be effective. We would love to hear your feedback and takeaways. Email us at podcast@msbcoach.com or connect with us on social media. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Visit MSBCoach to partner with us for individual and team coaching and training.
25:01
May 12, 2021
Ep. 6 - Leading in the New Normal
Ep. 6 - Leading in the New Normal
In this episode, Michelle Braden and Ariel Bredder discuss the importance of connection as we continue to manage the new normal. Listen for tips on leading with intention, awareness and connecting with yourself and others.  Curious about our assessments? Contact us at info@msbcoach.com for more information to get started. We would love to hear your feedback and takeaways. Email us at podcast@msbcoach.com or connect with us on social media. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Visit MSBCoach to partner with us for individual and team coaching and training.
25:32
April 29, 2021
Ep. 5 - Challenges and Opportunities with Talia Fox
Ep. 5 - Challenges and Opportunities with Talia Fox
In this episode, Talia Fox of KUSI Global Inc. joins us to discuss leading in the new normal. This past year has taught leaders a lot of lessons as they've had to navigate major changes with switching to a more virtual work environment. Talia shares her insights on how challenges are opportunities for new possibilities, creating work life balance and managing the journey of change.  We would love to hear your feedback and takeaways. Email us at podcast@msbcoach.com or connect with us on social media. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Visit MSBCoach to partner with us for individual and team coaching and training. 
24:05
April 13, 2021
Ep. 4 - Wellbeing and Connection
Ep. 4 - Wellbeing and Connection
In this episode, Michelle Braden and Ariel Bredder wrap up the quarter on wellbeing and focus on connection. A lot of people have been missing out on connection during the pandemic and it has a huge impact in the workplace. Take a listen to learn more about the importance of connection and how it relates to leading in the new normal. We would love to hear your feedback and takeaways. Email us at podcast@msbcoach.com or connect with us on social media. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
30:33
April 02, 2021
Ep. 3 - Wellness Starts Within with Gabrielle Ortega
Ep. 3 - Wellness Starts Within with Gabrielle Ortega
In this episode, Gabrielle Ortega - better known as Gabby - shares with us the importance of finding yourself when it comes to balance and wellness in the workplace. Gabby is a Soulful Leadership and Business Coach and the founder of OM Therapy Coaching. Instagram: @om_therapy_coaching Website: https://www.omtherapycoaching.com/ We would love to hear your feedback and takeaways. Email us at podcast@msbcoach.com or connect with us on social media. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
15:51
March 24, 2021
Ep. 2 - AmyJo Mattheis on Virtual Wellness
Ep. 2 - AmyJo Mattheis on Virtual Wellness
AmyJo Mattheis of Pavo Navigation Coaching, joins Ariel Bredder to discuss finding balance and harmony in the virtual workplace. AmyJo shares her expertise on setting boundaries, how leaders can be an example of virtual wellbeing and how to have an intentional mental health day. We would love to hear your feedback and takeaways. Email us at podcast@msbcoach.com or connect with us on social media. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 
19:39
February 23, 2021
Ep. 1 - What is Balanced Self?
Ep. 1 - What is Balanced Self?
In this first episode, Michelle Braden and Ariel Bredder of MSBCoach discuss what balance looks like, the importance of finding balance and what to look forward to in this new podcast.  We would love to hear your feedback and takeaways. Email us at podcast@msbcoach.com or connect with us on social media. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
17:05
January 25, 2021