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Value through Vulnerability (boosted by HumansFirst) and sponsored by Aequip

Value through Vulnerability (boosted by HumansFirst) and sponsored by Aequip

By Garry Turner
This podcast is Value through Vulnerability (boosted by HumansFirst) and sponsored by Aequip which is dedicated to helping put the human back into humanity with a particular focus on inclusion, improving voice for all, and designing work to support everybody thriving at work. We catalyse ideas, opinions & challenges around courage, self-awareness, vulnerability, inclusion, listening, trust, values, mindset more. Join Mike Vacanti & Garry Turner as they host conversations where leaders share stories & insights around what has worked well, what hasn't & more.
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Epsiode 136 - Vivian Acquah, Workplace Wellness Advocate & creator of the AmplifyDEI summit
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ You can signup for the summit here -> https://go.amplifydei.com/?sc=gaRMoR3f&ac=HCFf1Tzc - “I almost lost my life because of racism, because of discrimination” – 02.47 - “It’s a product of having me in the workplace and me not being seen for my potential” – 03.50 - “Being the only one, the only woman, the only black person, its not easy. It’s not easy at all” – 04.25 - “When he (Orlando) was about 4 years old he started going to school and he was talking about ‘that’s a fixed mindset’” – 09.15 - “It took me awhile to see my power, it took me a while to see my strength, and it took me a while to see the gifts in me and what I can do for the world” – 10.20 - “Without these lessons I wouldn’t be here, without these lessons I wouldn’t be doing what I am doing now” – 16.15 - “Every time I am having a down day I just look into his eyes (Orlando) and his eyes are the mirror to my commitment, that’s what I see” – 17.15 Vivian can be contacted via the following means: Website: https://vivalavive.com/workplace-wellness-blog/ Let’s Humanize The Workplace videos: https://bit.ly/htwlive Let’s Humanize The Workplace podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-humanize-the-workplace-real-talk/id1505138189 LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/vivianacquah/ Twitter https://twitter.com/VivalaViveNL Bio: Vivian Acquah is a driven woman who likes to talk about the holistic way of sustainable employability, called workplace wellness. For her, this is the way to work on a healthy culture at work. Vivian advises managers and companies on how to keep their team members healthy, happy, and safe. Becoming a mother inspired Vivian to shift from being a Finance/ IT consultant to becoming a workplace wellness advocate. She made a promise to her son to help make the world a sustainable place by advocating for a healthy workplace where people can thrive. You can contact me via the following means: Email – garry@garryturner.life Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/414211396 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryinterpersonalcatalyst/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryIPCatalyst Mike can be found via the following means: Email - mike@mjvacanti.com LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjvacanti/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/MJVacanti Web - https://humansfirst.club/
47:33
September 21, 2020
Episode 135 - Julie Turney, People Champion
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ You can pre-order Julie's new book Confessions of a HR Professional here -> https://publishizer.com/confessions-of-an-hr-pro/ “I wanna be the opposite of those people that I’ve encountered who have caused me pain at some point in my life – 05.10 “What I have to offer people is bigger than restricting myself to one company, and working for that company for the rest pf my life, and knowing that every single person that I touch, no matter where I am, no matter who they are, that I have something valuable to offer that is going to change someone’s life” - 05.20 “I’ve developed a saying recently which is ‘I am not for everyone, and everyone is not for me, and that is ok” – 08.20 “There is a point where you have to say ‘let it go’ in order to be able to give and in order be your best self.” – 13.35 “What would happen if I did rock the boat? What would happen if I said this isn’t right and I give my reasons, and they make sense?” – 18.40 “Everything is a day by day basis. If you do it one day at a time at least you are biting of what you can chew in that moment – 21.40 Bio: Julie Turney is the HR Manager at Hyuna International Ltd. An e-commerce firm based in Barbados. Her relationship with HR began 15 years ago through the encouragement of a mentor. Through her experience, Julie has adopted a people focussed approach to how she practices HR. As a certified Agile HR professional, she internalizes the people over process mantra in everything she does. Julie believes that all practitioners must create a synergy between HR information systems while humanizing the process of taking care of employees in the workplace. As the founder of Disrupt HR Caribbean and through her Podcast HR Sound Off as well as public speaking engagements, Julie is on a mission to equip the HR community with the knowledge and best practices to create better practitioners and professionals in the workplace. Julie can be contacted via the following means: LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/iamjulieturney/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/iamjulieturney You can contact me via the following means: Email – garry@garryturner.life Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/414211396 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryinterpersonalcatalyst/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryIPCatalyst Mike can be found via the following means: Email - mike@mjvacanti.com LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjvacanti/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/MJVacanti Web - https://humansfirst.club/
47:10
September 14, 2020
Episode 134 - A truly hue-man conversation with Eric Henderson, Elizabeth Lembke & Cordelia Gaffar
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ Elizabeth Lembke is Chief Talent Navigator at Transforming Talent, a globally and virtually active consultancy specializing in people and culture solutions. She has 15+ years of experience in strategic and hands-on human resources, a background in work, pedagogical and cultural psychology, and is a certified Systemic coach. Her work has been honored with multiple Innovation Awards, deemed a FranklinCovey benchmark, and led to the highest increase in Employee Engagement ever measured by Aon Hewitt. Prior to her consultancy work, Elizabeth was Global Director of HR: Talent and Learning for BorgWarner, leading the talent charge for 7000 employees across 11 countries and through five major M&A integrations. Cordelia Gaffar is the Emotions Opener Transformation Strategist guiding leaders to use their darkest and most difficult emotions to show up powerfully. So far in 2020, Cordelia Gaffar has been inducted into the Global Library of Female Authors by Ona Miller and her own book related to her Replenish Me Process will be released later this year. She is also Best Podcast Host of 2019 and the ACHI magazine Volunteer of the Year and finalist for Top Influencer and Orator of the Year. She is best-selling co-author of America’s Leading Ladies: who positively impact the world with Oprah Winfrey and several dynamic women. Eric J. Henderson integrates over 20 years experience in business, writing, and fine art photography. He has built brand and communications platforms for world-leading private and social sector firms including such entities as: GE Capital, Citigroup, The Aspen Institute (Socrates Society), The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Markets For Good), fashion brand Krammer & Stout, Living Cities, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, and The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation - the charitable arm of the union of NBA players. He is editor and author of “Making Sense of Data and Information in the Social Sector,” a publication cited by the Federal Reserve Bank. You can contact me via the following means: Email – garry@garryturner.life Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/414211396 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryinterpersonalcatalyst/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryIPCatalyst Mike can be found via the following means:
1:10:47
September 10, 2020
Episode 133 - Frances Frei, author of 'Unleashed' & Professor at Harvard Business School
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ - “I want to set the conditions and not condemn them by their worst behaviour, but to interact with their best behaviour” – 08.08 - “Teams that celebrate that uniqueness and set the conditions for the uniqueness will thump the sameness. It has a beautiful moral imperative for me, but I am also ridiculously competitive and it also have a beautiful competitive imperative to it”  - 09.00 - “The part of competition that isn’t good is when you get to go and make a relationship with the referee and rig the rules. I think competition is a beautiful thing. That’s for the people who can compete” – 10.35 - “There are two ways to compete. One is to be better than everyone else, better and faster, the other is to lobby for special rules. My heart is not in that at all” – 11.30 - “Those of us that are feeling comfortable, it’s our job to open our arms for everyone else and in any aspect of our lives” - 13.00 - “Leadership is about making others better as a result of our presence, but in a way that lasts into our absence” – 15.50 - “Everywhere where strategy is silent, culture tells us what to do” – 17.00 About the Authors Frances Frei is a professor at Harvard Business School.She recently served as Uber’s first SVP of leadership and strategy. Her TEDtalk about building trust has logged over 4 million views. She was described in a recent Los Angeles Times article as “the go-to woman for companies like Uberand WeWork looking to improve their image.” She has made headlines in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, FT, USA Today, Washington Post, CNN, NPR, CNBC, The New Yorker, Fortune, Variety, ESPN, New York Magazine, Vox, andBusiness Insider. Anne Morriss is the Executive Founder of The Leadership Consortium, a first-of-its-kind accelerator for building diverse executive teams. She has appeared on “CBS This Morning.” They are coauthors of the bestselling book Uncommon Service. Frances LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/francesfrei/ Anne LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anne-morriss/ You can contact me via the following means: Email – garry@garryturner.life Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/414211396 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryinterpersonalcatalyst/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryIPCatalyst Mike can be found via the following means: Email - mike@mjvacanti.com LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjvacanti/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/MJVacanti Web - https://humansfirst.club/
42:25
September 7, 2020
Episode 132 - Beth Killough, owner of The Circle Up Experience
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ Beth Killough is the owner of The Circle Up Experience, a consulting firm which provides leadership training and culture development to corporations, universities, teacher groups, first responders, and non-profit organizations. Circle up has trained thousands of leaders all over the country and has designed long-term culture programs to transform workplace relationships. A life-long cowgirl, writer, professor, and a licensed psychotherapist, Beth has 30 years of experience working with people to awaken their innate leadership gifts so they can live and work with more authentic relationship and connection. Circle Up’s model of Natural Leadership and experiential learning with horses integrates human psychology, animal behavior, and natural systems to offer a unique approach to personal and professional development. This approach moves quickly through the rhetoric in human groups and gets to core human issues. Beth owns Take a Chance Ranch in Morgan Hill, California where Circle Up hosts workshops. The ranch also hosts women’s events, recovery groups, weekly meditation with Dhammakaya monks, horsemanship events, and art programs. She and her human family live on the ranch with an ever-growing menagerie of animals who support and participate in the Circle Up work. Beth is a seeker and a truth-teller who brings heart and humor into her work. She is gifted at finding The One Question that needs to be asked and using her cowgirl courage to ask it. Beth has an MA degree in Clinical Psychology from Santa Clara University and an MFA degree in Creative Writing from Arizona State University. You can contact me via the following means: Email – garry@garryturner.life Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/414211396 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryinterpersonalcatalyst/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryIPCatalyst Mike can be found via the following means: Email - mike@mjvacanti.com LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjvacanti/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/MJVacanti Web - https://humansfirst.club/
57:04
August 31, 2020
Epsiode 131 - A truly hue-man conversation with Mike Vacanti, Jackie Kindall and Lorie Corcuera
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ Jackie Kindall bio: Jackie specializes in coaching and consulting executives and leaders (Director level and above) who are leading significant change within their organizations, building an inclusive organizational culture, and/or creating high level, sustained individual/team performance. She also works with teams to up-level team dynamics and collaboration. Her clients describe her style as inspiring, supportive and engaging. Jackie's clients encompass a wide range of industries such as media and entertainment, insurance, professional services, engineering, manufacturing, consumer products, non-profit, higher education, associations, financial services, and real estate. She is a certified coach through the International Coaching Federation, Center for Creative Leadership and John Maxwell International. She has a Master of Science in Organization Development and Leadership from Saint Joseph’s University, and a BA in Sociology from UCLA. She is certified to administer a wide variety of leadership 360 tools and psychometric assessments. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackie-kindall/ Lorie Corcuera bio: Lorie Corcuera is the Co-Founder and CEO at SPARK Creations & Company Inc., a training and development organization that inspires people and companies to create meaningful cultures and workplaces. Lorie is a strategic business partner and culture leader with over 20 years experience in culture and belonging strategy and implementation, executive coaching, leadership alignment, organizational design and effectiveness, learning and development, diversity and inclusion, and elevating workplace experiences that inspire purpose, connection, and impact. Lorie is passionate about elevating the life experience at work and cultivating a community that is igniting and enriching our human spirit. To learn more, connect with her at sparkcreationsinc.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/loriecorcuera/ You can contact me via the following means: Email – garry@garryturner.life Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/414211396 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryinterpersonalcatalyst/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryIPCatalyst Mike can be found via the following means: Email - mike@mjvacanti.com LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjvacanti/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/MJVacanti Web - https://humansfirst.club/
44:16
August 27, 2020
Episode 130 - Adam Posner, Founder @ NHP Talent Group & #Podcasthost of #thePOZcast
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ “I think authenticity and vulnerability go hand in hand”- 16.50 “Recruitment is a low barrier to entry business, anybody could do it, but people buy from people, people want to work with people, people work on relationships” – 17.30 “I put out a high-quality, high-touch product” – 17.45 “Your people are the lifeblood of your company, the recruiter is your ultimate brand ambassador” – 19.20 “A good organisation, the culture is really is a fabric and the fabric is made up of different coloured threads and it is important for those threads to be unique, different strengths, different weaknesses, and that all starts with recruiting” – 19.40 “Tenacity is what is going to pull you up during these tough times” – 27.10 “One of the big things about being a business owner is understanding when to outsource” – 33.00 “We get most of the gains by stepping outside of our comfort zone” – 34.15 Bio: Adam Posner is the Founder and Managing Director at NHP Talent Group- a boutique NY-based staffing firm, specializing in talent acquisition for Senior-level roles within: Digital Marketing, Media, Product and Content Creation at Start-ups, Creative Agencies and Brands. He is also the host of the popular podcast,  ThePOZcast- showcasing experts to help you harness your inner tenacity to drive your life and career forward. Prior to pivoting into the world of recruiting, Adam spent 15 years working within the NYC advertising and marketing industry. He has led account management and digital strategy at American Express, SIRIUS XM and digital ad agencies in NYC like VaynerMedia and EP+Co for major Clients like Verizon, Pepsi and British Airways. This has instilled him with a unique perspective when working with candidates to truly understand their Career DNA and ensure a good fit on both sides of the recruiting equation. In addition, he brings expert advisory around the Talent Acquisition process, employer branding and recruitment operations. He has built a strong reputation by always putting relationships first, while balancing his Clients business needs and Candidates career goals. Adam is truly a power connector. He identifies opportunities, synergies and connects the dots. Contact: Adam@NHPTalentGroup.com www.NHPTalentGroup.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamjposner/ www.thePOZcast.com Mike can be found via the following means: Email - mike@mjvacanti.com LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjvacanti/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/MJVacanti Web - https://humansfirst.club/ You can contact me via the following means: Email – garry@garryturner.life Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/414211396 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryinterpersonalcatalyst/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryIPCatalyst
45:22
August 24, 2020
Episode 129 - Dr Giles P Croft, Healing, Coaching, Speaking
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ “Innocently enough I was looking to the outside to make me feel happy” – 09.15 “I was trying to create what I imagined were the right conditions for happiness, and that is made up, it doesn’t work like that, it didn’t come true” “We think it is the career that will make us happy, but it is not” – 10.15 “The way the world is set up is as a very outside-in world” – 11.30 “We come into the world as pure consciousness if you like, without any of the conditioning, in a state of being and that never goes away. All of us have got the capacity to see through that illusion, to fall out of that conditioning” – 12.30 “Life is only ever happening now, there is nothing else but the present moment, it's never happening anywhere else”– 14.40 “If we slow down to the present moment, we can see that we are ok we are alive, we are breathing. It’s when our thinking takes us out of that present moment that we feel the stress, because we start putting our feelings onto something else” – 16.15 “Seeing that the felt experience of life that we are having in any moment is coming from thought, that is why it is so liberating, that is why it is so powerful” – 38.10 “The nerves are not really telling you about what is going to happen in 5 minutes, the nerves are telling you have nervous thinking right now” – 38.10 Bio: Dr Giles P Croft is a psychology graduate and former NHS surgeon who stepped aside from clinical practice for a decade to explore a number of career paths, including health informatics, cycling journalism, public speaking and high street retail with his wife. He is now back in the healing profession, tackling the root cause of chronic mental stress and its many harmful effects by helping clients reconnect to their natural, inbuilt state of health. He lives and works in the Brecon Beacons National Park with his wife and 6 year old daughter. Giles's youTube channel can be found here -> https://www.youtube.com/c/DrGilesPCroft/videos Mike can be found via the following means: Email - mike@mjvacanti.com LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjvacanti/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/MJVacanti Web - https://humansfirst.club/ You can contact me via the following means: Email – garry@garryturner.life Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/414211396 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryinterpersonalcatalyst/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryIPCatalyst
50:18
August 17, 2020
Episode 128 - A truly hue-man conversation with Dr Charlie Easmon, Roz Savage MBE & Toni McLelland
The weekly #HumansFirst open and inclusive calls can all be found here -> https://humansfirst.club/events Find the Aequip team at https://www.aequip.co.uk/ Bios: Dr Charlie Easmon trained at St George's. London. He did his elective in Ghana (his country of birth) and has since worked with, among others, Merlin, Raleigh International and Save the Children in Rwanda, and ECHO in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. He has been privileged to work in and visit 75 countries. Charlie’s interest in mental health in the workplace came late through his occupational health work in which he saw the consequences of poor work environments, late referral, lack of mental health support resources or poor management. He lectures in schools to children, parents and teachers on mental health. He has built his own private medical business through various (at times stressful) ups and downs over the last 15 years an