Episode 738: Bring your whole self to work, with Mike Robbins
Mike Robbins is the author of four books, including his latest, “Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance.” He’s a former professional baseball player, sought-after keynote speaker, and thought-leader whose been working with Fortune 500 companies for the past 17 years – helping leaders, teams, and organizations thrive. Mike’s clients include Google, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, eBay, and many others.
What you’ll learn about in this episode:
- The importance of appreciating your journey while it’s happening
- Why being fulfilled is more of an artform than a science
- What the fundamental difference is between recognition and appreciation
- The importance of hiring the right people that fit with your culture
- Why you need to consciously and continuously build your culture
- Why culture is more important than strategy
- Why you need to bring your whole self to work
- How psychological safety helps create high performing teams
- Why micromanaging creates an environment where employees are afraid to make mistakes
- Why employees are more likely to thrive in an environment where the bar is set high and your employees know you care about them
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