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The Workplace Therapist Show

Curing Dysfunction from the Cubicle to the Corner Office. Got a bad boss? Struggling with what’s next in your career? Work/life balance out of whack? Making your job and your life better is what “The Workplace Therapist Show” is all about. I promise to bring you some of the best ideas, experts and life hacks. And most importantly, I promise not to hold back. There will be no sugar-coating or avoiding the tough conversations. My commitment to you is to always be real, honest and a little bit irreverent.
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Dec 31, 2018

Value foundation, hiring, growth. Christine Comaford, Founder of the Smart Tribes Institute joins me to share a neuroscientific approach to cultivating leaders, processing our emotions and powering your tribe. This is a key podcast to getting ready for the new year!

Dec 10, 2018
To continue our December Series of new year prep, Speaker, Coach and Author Tricia Molloy joins me in studio to share her five-step process, the CRAVE Method, for reducing stress and achieving your goals in 2019. 
Dec 3, 2018
Travis Dommert, SVP of Talent Development at Jackson Healthcare returns to the Show for Part 2 of our conversation on healthy habits for increasing productivity and reaching your goals. 2019 here we come! 
Nov 26, 2018
Friend of the Show, Your Crescendo Founder Reggie Hammond, returns to the podcast as we continue our conversation surrounding purpose. We uncover three ways you're standing in your own way when it comes to living out your purpose and achieving new career goals. 
Nov 19, 2018
Relationships require nurturing. President and Founder of Serviam Partners and friend of the show, Randy Hain returns with three ways you're killing your professional relationships. Check these warning signs and make repairs before you lose those connections.
Nov 12, 2018
Take care of yourself, take care of others. Diane Duane, Founder of Almost Home Yoga joins the Brandon Smith Show with three yoga tips to help keep you balanced and calm throughout the work day. 
Nov 5, 2018
Are you up for the challenge? The Kindness Challenge author, Shaunti Feldhahn joins me on this edition of the podcast with tips and tricks on how we can show more kindness towards others. Yes - even when we don't feel like it! Shaunti explains the power of kind acts and walks us through her specific process for strengthening relationships to thrive at home and work. 
Oct 28, 2018
Han Solo and Princess Leia have traveled from a galaxy far, far away to bring you this special edition of Ask the Workplace Therapist! They discuss how to handle the Darth Bosses, C-3POs and Chewbaccas of the workplace. From how to tell a client no to managing leadership in a nonprofit, listen in you must for helpful insights! 
Oct 22, 2018
Excited to have my Book Coach, Cathy Fyock join me for this edition of the podcast! We talk tips for getting started as a new writer; plus, Cathy shares insight on other aspects you'll need to consider such as publishing methods, selecting a review board and more.
Oct 15, 2018
In each Ask the Therapist segment, I take on your most pressing questions on how to eliminate dysfunction in the workplace. This week, we tackle workplace gossip (leadership starts at the top, folks!), time management tips for cyclical work environments and we address the mommy tax. 
Oct 8, 2018

Atlanta Mission President and CEO Jim Reese joins me for this edition of The Brandon Smith Show to share how truly loving others will create change and prompt sustained growth. We talk about his calling to move from the corporate world into the nonprofit sector, leadership matters and breaking down barriers. 

Sep 30, 2018
You ask, I answer! In this edition of The Brandon Smith Show, I'm taking your workplace questions. How do you avoid becoming a bulldozer? Should you hire that family friend? Must all employees come into the office? It's time to Ask the Workplace Therapist! 
Sep 9, 2018
In this Leadership Therapy edition of the Brandon Smith Show, I'm covering every step you need to know about quitting your job the right way. Featuring: the five worst ways to quit your job and 3 things you must do before you quit. If you complete these precautionary steps and decide leaving your job is still the best solution, I provide tips on how to lessen the burden on your current employer, maintain your network and keep a positive reputation. 
Aug 27, 2018

You know when #WeirdCoworkerProblems is trending on Twitter, we’ve got dysfunction in the workplace! From grape pickles to disappearing employees, we’re discussing some of the strangest things that happen in the office and how to cope.

Aug 20, 2018

She’s back! My daughter, G Zen Marketing and Communication expert, Abby Smith returns to the show to catch us up on the trending phrases all the cool kids are using these days. We talk about the benefits of a summer job and Abby shares tips for staying strong throughout the school year.

 

Aug 12, 2018

It all comes down to personal preferences, folks! On this week’s edition of the podcast, we’re talking self-awareness and how to learn your personal strengths with Myers-Briggs Certified Practitioner, Ashley Freeman.

Aug 5, 2018

You’ve received a promotion at work… now what? Dr. Naphtali Hoff joins me to share tips for new leaders on how to rock their next gig. We discuss essentials for success such as open communication, clear expectations, delegation and more.

Jul 29, 2018

It might seem counterintuitive, but acknowledging your emotions and fully feeling them can actually release those emotions from your subconscious. Podcast alum, David Papa of Love and Profit returns to share tips for self care. According to David, self care and emotions are fully connected. He reminds us that it’s okay not to feel okay and explains how tapping into our emotions can promote healing. 

Jul 22, 2018

Many leadership moments come from training dogs. They’re really a lot like humans: each has their own personality and set of skills. Master dog trainer and Westminster 2016 winner, Lindsay Fetters joins me in studio to share how consistency is the key to training and leadership!

Jul 15, 2018

On this edition of The Brandon Smith Show, Jim Karwisch, Chief Innovation Officer for DuMore Improv joins me to share insights for building better teams and leaders. We discuss everything from listening, to emotional intelligence to changing your mindset. Bonus! Have an employee or manager who instantly dismisses every idea? Jim explains how “yes, and” can take teams to the next level and beyond!

Jul 9, 2018

How can we work smarter in 2018 in order to bring more value to our customers and make wise decisions? John Kim, full-time faculty teaching strategic management and management consulting at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, returns to the podcast to share his insights on how to be more strategic in 2018.

Jul 3, 2018

What to wear, what to post on social media, how to be prepared for a meeting with the boss. Times have changed and so has the approach to handling these workplace issues. Here to help us sort out the new rules of business etiquette is Stayce Wagner, Founder and CEO at Spencer Crane Etiquette, LLC!

Jun 24, 2018

High performing teams. What do they look like? How can we develop them? And what role do managers play in the overall process? In this Leadership Therapy edition of the podcast, we’re covering four steps to develop a high performing team.

Jun 17, 2018

Travis Dommert, Senior Vice President of Talent Development at Jackson Healthcare joins me on the podcast to discuss the importance of forming healthy habits and why habits differ from goals. While Travis says there are five factors that can help us along this journey, we dive into two during this session: reinforcement and leadership. Ready to drive change? Listen in.

Jun 11, 2018

The recent suicide deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have sparked many conversations surrounding mental health. On this edition of the podcast, we discuss red flags someone you know may be contemplating suicide, what you can do and where you can turn if you or a loved one is suffering from anxiety and depression.

 

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