May 2, 2018

Mike Robbins

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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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.