Dr. Diane Hamilton's Blog

TTL 733 | Meaning From Perception

Finding Meaning From Perception With Beau Lotto

Perception plays a broad role in how a person views things around him. It is seen in everyone in every aspect of life. In turn, it is important to find meaning from perception. In this episode, Beau Lotto talks about interpreting things that we perceive. Giving meaning to them can help us use our perception as a tool to achieve success. Listen in as Beau, a leading expert in perception who has aided numerous recognized companies, joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to explain how organizations can utilize it to adapt in a world that is constantly changing.

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TTL 732 | Leadership Effectiveness

Leading With Curiosity And Honesty With Peter Kozodoy And Leadership Effectiveness With Tim Spiker

Life can be full of obstacles and challenges, but we can gain great fulfillment by overcoming all of these with curiosity and honesty. These values are also vital as a leader to lead with utmost honesty to create an organization that also reflects theses values. Peter Kozodoy joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to talk about these values. He relates them to our open-mindedness to accept failure, which, in turn, can help us become individuals who are ready for change and influences others in the organization to do the same. Peter is a TEDx speaker and entrepreneur who empowers businesses to adopt these values.

Be it in business or anywhere else, every team needs a leader, an individual representing the values of the organization and effectively guides them to the path that is for their greatest benefit. They are those who encompass excellent social relationships with their team and have effective decision-making skills. Tim Spiker joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to talk about development journeys and learning experiences related to leadership effectiveness. Tim is the Founder of The Aperio and the author of the book The Only Leaders Worth Following.

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TTL 731 | Emotional Discipline

The Concept Of Face With Maya Hu-Chan And Emotional Discipline With Edward Latimore

Emotional intelligence is vital to understanding other people as well as yourself. It comprises values such as self-esteem, pride, dignity, and the concept of face. Listen in as Maya Hu-Chan discusses the concept of face and how it permeates all levels of social and business interactions. Maya is a globally-recognized keynote speaker and certified coach who concentrates on leadership and business. Learn more as she talks with Dr. Diane Hamilton about the importance of self-worth, identity, and how these affect individuals.

Life experiences teach us the majority of what we know as people. These experiences mold us into the people we have become today. Edward Latimore is a best-selling author who focuses on self-improvement and has had many life experiences himself. In this episode, he talks with Dr. Diane Hamilton about emotional discipline and how it helps us make decisions and reach conclusions. Join Edward as he explains how emotional arguments and social pressure plays a role in everyone’s lives.

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TTL 730 | Building Trust

Building Trust For Cultural Change With Dr. Frances Frei

Trust is a fickle thing. How do we make sure it is built and incorporated into the company culture? In this episode, Harvard Business School professor Dr. Frances Frei joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to give her insight on this by discussing her TED Talk and using her experience at Harvard of how she and her colleagues made the school more gender-inclusive. Dr. Frei works with companies who are embarking on large-scale change and organizational transformation, including embracing diversity and inclusion as a lever for improved performance. She also served as Uber’s first Senior Vice President of Leadership and Strategy where she fixed the failing culture in a year. Tune in to this episode to know the three pillars of trust and how you can navigate crises, leadership, and culture.

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TTL 729 | Intentional Integrity

Intentional Integrity In An Ethical Revolution With Rob Chesnut

They say that integrity is how you act when no one is watching, but how does that work in a world where everyone’s watching? In this episode, Rob Chesnut joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to discuss his stance on how to intentionally drive integrity and ethics into the culture of a company. Rob is the Chief Ethics Officer at Airbnb. He talks about developing a code of ethics and how to recover from committing an ethical misstep. He also shares what he thinks about confirmation bias, and goes into the six C’s mentioned in his book, Intentional Integrity: How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution.

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TTL 728 | Effective Voice Communicator

The Recipe For Goal Commitment And Inspiration With Andre Rush And How To Be An Effective Voice Communicator With Dr. Miluna Fausch

There’s a saying that trying times create strong people, and certainly, this pandemic, along with social and political issues all around the world, qualify as trying times. People look for inspiration and goal to focus their commitment on. Chef Andre Rush joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to share how each individual can both inspire and commit to improve society. Believing that everything should start with your own mentality, Chef Andre talks about the different fronts he’s targeting in order to develop society and build a path for the future of children.

Everybody can communicate, but not everyone can be heard. Using your voice as a medium to become an effective communicator takes practice and dedication. Dr. Miluna Fausch, the President of Pitch Perfect Executive Communication, joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to talk about her experience as a singer and how it helped her realize the importance of understanding your voice. She discusses the wide variety of ways you can make use of your voice to portray a desired emotion and get the reaction you want. Learn the key aspects of what makes a great communicator and the steps you can take to be one.

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TTL 727 | Inclusivity In Your Team

Inclusify Your Team With Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson

When was the last time you thought about how inclusive your team is? Championing inclusivity in your team will allow a greater variety of perspectives and insights to be heard and represented in whatever field you’re in, and can help in the great work towards innovation. Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson is a keynote speaker who studies the intersection of leadership and diversity, and is the author of Inclusify. She joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to talk about the virtues of championing inclusivity in your team. Don’t miss this important conversation!

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TTL 726 | Effective Leader

An Effective Leader With Scott Miller And Cultural Awareness In Education With Titta Kote

Across different industries, there are certain qualities that an effective leader must embody in order to bring out the best in the teams they’re working with. Scott Miller serves as the Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership at FranklinCovey. He sits down with Dr. Diane Hamilton to talk about the best qualities of an effective leader.

Traditional teaching environments revolve around molding young people to be similar to each other in terms of competencies, but new methods are rising that encourage growth, creativity and innovation. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down with Titta Kote, the Founder of the Happy Ambassador concept. Together, they discuss new teaching models that highlight and champion cultural awareness and creativity.

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TTL 725 | Science Of Aging

Aging With Grace With S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D.

The science of aging is certainly a mysterious one. Scientists and experts in the field all agree that there isn’t a “miracle” cure to stop aging completely in its tracks, but at the same time, they are seeking out ways to allow the body to age much more smoothly and gracefully. Dr. S. Jay Olshansky is a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Public Health. Dr. Olshansky and Dr. Diane Hamilton take a look at the current state of the science of aging. While the field of aging science is still growing, Dr. Olshansky has a lot of fascinating and important information to share, so don’t miss out!

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TTL 724 | Personal Development

Developing People With Douglas Vermeeren And Taking The Reins Of Leadership With Michael Lombardi

As a field of study, personal development is one that’s diverse and varied, but it all comes down to helping another person find their best version within. Douglas Vermeeren is a media personality who’s been recognized as a modern-day Napoleon Hill. He joins Dr. Diane Hamilton for a conversation about the possibilities in personal development.

A lot of leadership within a workplace revolves around creating an environment and a culture that empowers people to do their best work. Dr. Diane is joined by Michael Lombardi, a former NFL general manager and three-time Super Bowl winner. Dr. Diane and Michael discuss how one can go about workplace leadership.

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