Gut + Science

Gut + Science

Gut+Science is a fast-paced, storytelling-oriented podcast that provides leadership experiences from both an emotional and calculated lens. People-first minded executives and thought leaders share on the topics they are most passionate about, serving as mentors for our ever growing audience. Host Nikki Lewallen Gregory loves to bring out the fire in people and highlight the newest needed tools and information that build more meaningful work experiences.

Episodes

April 18, 2024 29 mins

Dr. Paul Zak believes grounding leadership in emotional fitness is crucial to both professional success and personal well-being. In this episode, Paul joins Nikki Lewallen Gregory to explore the critical role of emotional fitness within leadership and workplace culture. A renowned expert on human conn...

Mark as Played

In this episode, Katherine Coble highlights a disconnect with executive transparency and stresses the overlooked but crucial role of managers as communicators. She unravels the challenges that managers face when striving to be effective communicators and how this disconnect can hinder a company's success. Katherine explores the reasons why managers might need to real...

Mark as Played

Steven Van Cohen believes social disconnection is a silent epidemic in the workplace. Steven, best-selling author and connection expert, joins host Nikki Lewallen Gregory to dive into the importance of fostering authentic connections in the workplace. This conversation traverses the landscape of employee engagement, revealing how a focus on intentionality in relationships boosts performance and well-being. Steven brings to the tabl...

Mark as Played

Renée Smith believes that when leaders embrace love, they can create meaningful and transformative work experiences. In this episode, she takes us on a journey, sharing her expertise on creating more loving and human workplaces through clarity. She discusses the significance of organizational, individual, and team clarity in fostering environments where people thrive. She emphasizes the role of clear purpose and goals, role clarity...

Mark as Played

Matt Lesser’s journey from family business challenges to triumphs in private equity has shaped his worldview on creating flourishing organizations. He joins host Nikki Llewellyn Gregory to share the profound pillars of his philosophy—empathy, empowerment, and excellence—a framework that speaks to the heart of his books "Unsatisfied: When Less is More" and "Unengaged: Building Flourishing Organizations." His insights touch on the de...

Mark as Played

Zech Dahms is a culture strategist and employee experience expert who thrives in efforts that transform workplaces with innovative, meaningful people strategies that lead the future of work. In this episode, Zech joins Nikki Lewallen Gregory as a fellow advocate for strategic peer learning. They discuss the need for structured mentorship conversations and the rich, sometimes unexpected, outcomes of peer groups, such as new business...

Mark as Played

As a visionary in creating learning organizations, Dr. Kevin Berkopes shares game-changing insights on building a culture where innovation isn't just an outcome—it's part of his company's DNA. Kevin, CEO of MathTrack shares with host Nikki Le...

Mark as Played

Katherine Coble believes most leaders’ most significant factor between success and failure is communication. In this episode, Katherine launched her monthly In the Loop series on the Gut+Science podcast, which offers a glimpse into the crucial role of communication in leadership. She delves into the impact of workplace engagement and the staggering costs associated w...

Mark as Played

In this episode of Gut+Science, host Nikki Lewallen Gregory is joined by Ken Midgett, a seasoned expert in creating impactful training experiences. Ken's extensive background in the business world, entrepreneurship, and education has led him to passionately focus on the transformative power of training. Ken eloquently emphasizes the pivotal role training plays in bu...

Mark as Played

Renée Smith believes that when leaders embrace love, they can create meaningful and transformative work experiences. In this episode, she takes us on a journey into the concept of courageous leadership and its impact on organizational well-being. Renée shares valuable insights on creating a safe, courageous, and vulnerable work environment that fosters growth and fulfillment. She offers actionable advice to leaders on appreciating ...

Mark as Played

Pioneering a paradigm shift in the corporate world, Jessica Bench has become the catalyst for a global movement emphasizing psychological safety within the workplace through Vanguard Voices. With a vision that took root within the confines of her large pharma company, Jessica’s initiative has flourished, now engaging thousands of enthusiasts and transcending the bound...

Mark as Played

Gut+Science is launching a brand new series that explores the essential role of clear and impactful communication in creating continuous connections with employees. Host Katherine Coble will explore practical strategies that you can use to enhance your communication skills while also giving you some ideas for useful tools that can help you improve clarity. The goal o...

Mark as Played

Susan Lindner is a passionate storyteller who has made a significant impact on both startups and Fortune 500 companies. Susan is joining Nikki Lewallen Gregory to share her insights on the power of storytelling to drive movements, create connections, and elicit real, meaningful change. Together, they ...

Mark as Played

Krista Pell passionately believes in the profound impact that talent has on differentiating organizations. She brings a dynamic perspective as the Chief People, Culture, and Engagement Officer at AIMCo. With a passion for unlocking human potential, she joins Nikki Lewallen Gregory to dive into the nuances of enabling people to achieve their best work. Krista champions the art of beginning with what's "good" to pave the way for grea...

Mark as Played
February 13, 2024 13 mins

Renée Smith believes leaders can create meaningful and transformative work experiences when they embrace love. In this episode, she takes us on a journey, sharing her insights on creating a thriving workplace culture. She discusses the six thrive factors and practical steps to cultivate a thriving environment. Renee fights against fear based leadership and helps us learn how to lead with love and do it in such an empowering way.

Be...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we’re diving deep into a revolutionary training model with our distinguished guest, Nate Roberts, the CEO of Hometown Logistics and the 2023 People Forward Impact award winner. Nate unpacks the five transformative growth stages developed by the leadership team at Hometown: Motivation, ...

Mark as Played

Jenna Spencer knows first-hand that delegation is the gateway to growth and impact. In this episode, she tells Nikki how delegation can give us more time, capacity, and energy, ultimately leading to business growth and personal resilience. As the Founder and Visionary at AssistPro®, a fractional executive assistant agency, she’s sharing her proprietary DASH Method™ for effective delegation, emphasizing the importance of ownership o...

Mark as Played

Jim Bishop is particularly intrigued by the concept of reactive leadership, which he describes as a "playing not to lose" mentality. Jim talks Nikki through leaders can do more leading and less reacting as they create more good in the world. Jim's expertise in leadership theories and human behavior ma...

Mark as Played

Workplace culture, it’s an essential yet often overlooked aspect of business success and it’s Chellie Phillips’ sweet spot. Chellie is the international bestselling author of "Culture Secrets" and a powerhouse of knowledge on fostering a positive workplace environment. As Chellie and Nikki unravel the acronym V.A.L.U.E., we’ll learn how vision, accountability, and trackable behaviors can not only empower teams but also free up lead...

Mark as Played
January 11, 2024 29 mins

Aaron Kopel is a mastermind in leadership transformation. Aaron shared his secrets to becoming a self-aware leader who masters the art of the 'why' to rally teams and drive genuine progress. From asking powerful questions to embracing a catalyst mindset for the long haul, Aaron's wisdom is your blueprint for leading with agility. He joins Read more


Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Death, Sex & Money

    Anna Sale explores the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Start Here

    A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.