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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