Dr. Diane Hamilton's Blog

TTL896 | Empathy And Emotional Intelligence

Empathy And Emotional Intelligence: A Primer For Women Entrepreneurs With Anika Wilson

Emotional intelligence and empathy are two things we often forget in today’s fast-paced world, yet these remain important not just in our personal lives, but in our professional lives as well. In this episode, Dr. Dianne Hamilton talks to business strategist, industrial organizational psychologist and chief consulting officer Anika Wilson as she shares insights on women of color, entrepreneurship and how emotional intelligence and empathy impacts them. After the interview, Dr. Hamilton then speaks about our perception of reality and how this colors how we communicate and relate with others. Tune in for more insights on leadership with Dr. Hamilton and her guests.

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TTL 898 | Unconscious Bias

Understanding How Unconscious Bias Impacts Workplace Culture With Sejal Thakkar

Unconscious bias is a problem for many organizations aiming to become more inclusive because it is unconscious, as the name suggests, and they’re hard to pinpoint. People, including leaders, have their biases, which come out even when aiming for diversity, perhaps even more then. Today’s guest is Sejal Thakkar, Chief Culture Officer at Nobody Studios, and has a great TEDx Talk about The Pain, Paradox, and Power of Bias. In this episode, she joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to discuss how biases manifest in the workplace even as organizations work towards inclusivity. They are looking at equity from the wrong lens. Join in for an insightful discussion on how to foster an inclusive workplace culture that truly empowers employees. Plus, they discuss dealing with harassment and discrimination and the importance of language.

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TTL 897 | Sustainability Technology

Using Technology In The Supply Chain To Meet Sustainability Goals With Gwen Murphy

Technology is ever-changing and it’s time that people use it for the sustainability of the planet. Brand new technologies have the power to impact supply chain problems, climate change, and even product innovation. Join your host, Dr. Diane Hamilton, as she talks to her guest Gwen Murphy on how people can achieve sustainability today. Gwen is the CEO of Athena Advisory and their SCERTIFY platform. Learn how Gwen is using technology to help find the anomalies in supply chains whether it be human trafficking or wrong environmental practices. Learn about greenwashing and how companies use it in marketing. Also, find out how companies are communicating in regards to these big problems like climate change. Learn all this and more today!

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TTL 895 | Communication Skills

Why You Need To Master Communication Skills To Succeed With Meredith Bell

The heart of everything that happens in an organization is communication. So if you want to succeed as a team, you need to master communication skills. Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews Meredith Bell, the Co-Founder and President of Performance Support Systems. Meredith shares with Dr. Diane how communication not only gives success to teams but also gives joy to your life. When you have skills that allow you to be more confident in having open and honest conversations, life becomes more enjoyable. Tune in to discover simple tips on how to improve your communication skills. Tune in!

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TTL 894 | Identity Shift

Working To Become Your True You: The Identity Shift Method With Anthony Trucks

People’s ego and identity often stand in the way of their realizing their potential. Former NFL athlete and international speaker Anthony Trucks, however, thinks that you can realize your potential with an identity shift, to reveal the true, better you. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton and Anthony discuss his creation, the Identity Shift Method and how it works to help people transform themselves. We hear about Anthony’s younger years and his struggle to succeed, and you can accomplish anything, if you plan right and have the right mindset. Listen in, learn and be inspired to change by Anthony’s story.

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TTL 893 | Writing Booklets

Booklets: Accomplish Your Writing Goals Minus The Hassle With Robin Colucci

Writing a book is one of the best ways to establish your authority in your field of expertise. But not everyone has the time or money to go through that process. Booklets are the solution to that problem. Robin Colucci, CEO of R Colucci, LLC, her boutique publishing consulting firm where she helps world-class experts write world-changing books. She is also the author of High Profit Book Blueprint. She is joining Dr. Diane Hamilton to give insights from her book and share how booklets can increase your network and boost your ventures. Listen in on their discussion and get writing tips to help you start your booklet!

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TTL 892 | Effective Communication

Engagement, Empathy And Effective Communication For Leaders And Families With Krister Ungerböck

What do we need to learn to have an effective communication style? What is the secret sauce towards good communication between people? We find out in this episode as Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down for a talk with former CEO, bestselling author and keynote speaker Krister Ungerböck. Krister talks about his book, 22 Talk SHIFTs and what drove him to write the book on how to communicate, and why communication is key to healthy relationships. Tune in for more communication and engagement secrets in this show.

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TTL 891 | Vulnerable Leader

How To Be A Vulnerable Leader With Lisa Marie Platske

One of the qualities of being a leader is vulnerability. People have this perception that if you’re being vulnerable, you’re being weak. That perception of vulnerability has to be changed because leaders need to be seen as forgiving and courageous. Join your host Dr. Diane Hamilton and her guest Lisa Marie Platske as they discuss the different qualities a leader needs to have. Lisa Marie is a coach, speaker, and bestselling author. She is also the CEO of Upside Thinking. Learn how your personality plays a role in how you lead. Discover what is keeping you from being vulnerable so that you can unlock your true leadership potential.

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TTL 890 | Scale

Do Scale: A Road Map To Growing A Remarkable Company With Les McKeown

Scaling up is one of the most important things that leaders aspire to. It’s time to reach the level of success you have always dreamed of. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down for a conversation with Les McKeown about the life cycle of all growing organizations, having a road map for your business venture. Les is the Founder of Predictable Success. He is an International Keynote Speaker and the author of Do Scale. Les has over 25 years of global business experience, including starting 42 companies in his own right. You have to be highly curious to build empathy and to see things from other people’s perceptions. You must keep asking questions. He explains the question you should ask yourself to drive you to be the great leader you are meant to be. Tune into this episode and learn how to achieve sustainable growth in your company.

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TTL 889 | Digital Payment

Digital Payment: Bringing Back Financial Inclusion With Richard Turrin

Do you want more financial inclusion? Digital payment is your answer. Dr. Diane Hamilton’s guest, Richard Turrin, explains how digital payment brings financial inclusion to those who have less, are unbanked, or underbanked. Richard is the author of Amazon’s #1 Best-Selling book in Online Banking, Cashless: China’s Digital Currency Revolution. Join in the conversation to better understand how China lays out a roadmap for the world’s digital future. Instead of having a paper dollar bill in your wallet, you’ll have a digital wallet and digital bills. You wouldn’t want to miss this episode!

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