Dr. Diane Hamilton's Blog

TTL 692 | Women In The Workplace

Women In The Workplace: Assumptions And Challenges On Equality With Michelle P. King

Regardless of how modern the world has become and how organizations have transformed into more complex systems with both men and women harmoniously co-existing, inequality and, often, stereotype still play roles in toppling the balance. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton engages in an eye-opening conversation with Michelle P. King about her book called The Fix, which promotes the understanding of how inequality shows up for women and the invisible barriers they encounter. Michelle is a leading global expert in gender and organizations, Director of Inclusion at Netflix, and the former head of the UN Global Initiative. If you’re a leader, discover how you can transform your workplace into one that values inclusion and difference, and supports employees to engage in wide-ranging behaviors.
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TTL 693 | Modern Work Challenges

Tackling Modern Work Challenges With Bruce Daisley

Modern work challenges are represented by the constant change in human perception towards each other. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to Bruce Daisley who is a former Twitter VP and now a number one bestselling author. Bruce is also a podcast host and the author of Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat. He also worked for Google and YouTube. He talks about his book and shares his interesting take on how companies should be run. By understanding the challenges of modern-day work, we can tackle each of them by instilling company culture and even injecting laughter in the air.
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TTL 691 | Strategies For Getting Published

Taking The Entrepreneurial Leap With Gino Wickman And Strategies For Getting Published With Peter Economy

Realizing your potential is one thing, but taking action and becoming productive is a greater thing. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton chats with Gino Wickman, the author of Entrepreneurial Leap, a book devoted to helping entrepreneurs-in-the-making understand their genetic makeup and giving them a huge jump-start and clear, simple path to fully realize their potential. Gino talks about EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System) and shares some key concepts from his book while breaking down the six essential traits necessary for becoming an entrepreneur.

The key to writing a book that sells thousands and thousands of copies in several different languages is making it interesting and fun to read. Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to Peter Economy, The Leadership Guy on Inc.com and a full-time ghostwriter and best-selling author of more than 100 books. Peter shares how he transitioned from a management position into full-time writing, as well as the process of writing a book and some strategies for getting published. Thinking about jumping into book writing full time? Then you wouldn’t want to miss this episode.

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TTL 690 | Asking Powerful Questions

Asking Powerful Questions With David Clutterbuck And Emotional Intelligence For Resilience With Suzi Stich

Developing curiosity and asking questions are powerful, especially in changing times or in a crisis. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews David Clutterbuck, a prolific author and renowned expert in the area of coaching and mentoring. The Co-founder of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council, he is a master of asking the hard questions. He discusses the four reasons why people ask questions and shares how healthy communication in the work environment can bring about productivity. David also shares his knowledge of how curiosity using technology and your emotional intelligence can help develop empathy and help discover true life passions. 

Also in this episode is Suzi Stich, a Public Speaker, Trainer, and Human Resource Professional who has developed the twelve-step process for resilience. Her background and experiences allowed her to create new approaches to dealing with complex people issues that require resilience, emotional intelligence, and greater problem-solving skills. Her aim is to teach the younger generation and business professionals to help them differentiate emotional education from emotional intelligence. Suzi hopes to educate others to help them deal with their situations in a more positive outlook.
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TTL 689 | Remote Work

Embracing Remote Work In The Gig Economy With Paul Estes And Creating A Lasting Change Through Curiosity With Cameron Brown

In these unprecedented times where people have been forced to stay at home, you have to quickly adjust to your life to survive. Paul Estes is an unstoppable advocate for the gig economy and working remotely. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamitlton talks to Paul about moving from traditional office work to remote work. Paul shares his insight on the need to re-skill to stay ahead of the curve and find jobs online that would not have been otherwise available traditionally. As the need to stay at home increases, the gig economy blossoms. Learn about this new economy and Paul’s book, Gig Mindset.

Also on the show is Cameron Brown, an international TEDx speaker, executive coach, YPO Resource Board Member, and musician. Here, Cameron talks about curiosity and technology and how it serves as a gateway to where people want to be. Cameron shares his process for creating and unlocking creative potential, highlighting curiosity and how technology magnifies it. Learn why having time away from technology is important and how it can fuel your curiosity to allow you to deliver your best creation.
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TTL 688 | The Future Of Banking

Varo Money: The Future Of Banking With Colin Walsh

Everyone in this modern day and age want to improve their financial life. This is specifically what Varo Money is advocating. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to Colin Walsh, the company’s CEO and Cofounder, about its goal to become the first mobile-centric national bank in US history. Colin talks about their business model and explains how Varo Money makes each transaction more flawless and convenient by creating innovative solutions around credit. Be informed about the future of banking and see what Colin and his company can offer you and your financial needs!
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TTL 687 | Sleep Hygiene

Creating More Progressive Organizations With Pim de Morree And Encouraging Better Sleep Hygiene For Women With Becks Armstrong

Progressive organizations are those with employees who are well-motivated and less stressed out. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton is with Pim de Morree, the author of Corporate Rebels: Make Work More Fun, to discuss how much curiosity and motivation play a role in progressive organizations. Pim stresses the importance of understanding what motivates people intrinsically. He shows how leaders can get people to do tasks that no one else likes or tasks that are well-suited for specific people. He also talks about the most interesting companies they have worked with in terms of management and organization styles.

Also with Dr. Diane Hamilton is Becks Armstrong, the Founder and CEO of Clarity, an organization that creates awareness and support for the issues that uniquely affect women as they get ready for and go through menopause – at whatever their age. Here, she shares some solutions to getting more women in high level positions in tech. With sleep being one of the answers to productivity, Becks highlights how stress management affects sleep mechanisms. She then notes why women need to deal with pelvic pain to deal with stress, which can then lead to better sleep hygiene.
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TTL 686 | Leading Change

Leading Change And Understanding Opportunities In Crisis With Dr. Gregory Shea

How do you make change successful? Dr. Diane Hamilton converses with Dr. Gregory Shea to give a plausible answer to that question. Dr. Shea is the President of Shea & Associates and author of Leading Successful Change. Today, he shares some details from his book and imparts some aspects about change, understanding opportunities in crisis, and curiosity. Dr. Shea notes that there are opportunities presented during crises and explains why some change efforts in an organization fail. He also points out some aspects that play significant parts to change, such as perception. Learn more about how to lead and bring about change successfully for your team in this encouraging episode.
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TTL 685 | Technologies For Taxation

Keeping Up With Taxation Technologies With Dame Of Honour Ksenija Cipek

Taxes are eternally a pain to do and maintain over the years, but outside of the United States, other countries are shifting gears in order to make everyone’s lives a whole lot easier. Countries like Croatia have adopted the practice of progressive taxation, as well as new technologies for taxation that keep the system running smoothly. Dr. Diane Hamilton speaks to Dame Of Honour Kesnija Cipek, who works at the Republic of Croatia’s Ministry of Finance in the Tax Administration. Together, they take a look at new technological solutions on the taxation front, and how these might benefit other countries that haven’t picked them up yet.
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TTL 684 | Culture Change

Culture Change With Siobhan McHale And Investing In Innovation With Dan Toma

When workflows, even entire workplaces are beginning to stagnate, it’s very likely that a culture change must happen in order to turn things around for the company. Dr. Diane Hamilton speaks with Siobhan McHale, who’s helped thousands of leaders create more agile and productive workplaces. Learn how to get to the heart of your company’s issues and create the culture change you want to see.

A company’s growth is reliant on what it can provide the very customers it aims to serve, which is why adapting through innovation is such an important piece in every company’s toolkit. Innovation thought leader Dan Toma discusses how workplaces can foster innovation. While innovation isn’t a measurable quantity or statistic, it certainly can make or break the future and fortune of your company, so don’t get left behind.
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