How do leaders and their companies achieve high performance and profitable cultures by encouraging employee happiness? This is the core question and the Profitable Happiness™ Podcast has the answers. My name is Dr. Pelè ... welcome to the Profitable Happiness™ Podcast.


November 14, 2023 32 mins

Do you want to discover the secret recipe to align company and employee needs and create a harmonious and profitable work environment? 

Pull up a chair because today's guest, Paul ter Wal, author and president of the Virtual Speakers Association International, is here to share his transformational journey and insights on just that. 

Whether you're a CEO of a Fortune 500 company or a small start-up, Paul&...

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Are you ready to revolutionize your leadership style? 

Join us as we host Tiffany Houser, a seasoned leadership and team culture expert. 

Tiffany will unpack the concept of human-centric leadership that champions people and relationships. 

Discover how empowering our sense of self-worth and nurturing honesty, authenticity, and vulnerability can transform your leadership style and team performance. 

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Ever felt the weight of leadership loneliness? 

Fret not, as we bring you an enlightening conversation with Jonathan Bennett, an executive coach and trusted advisor who unpacks how executive coaching is a potent remedy for this isolation. 

Jonathan shares his journey through the worlds of business and social purpose, offering insights into how organizations can align their values with their employees for a happier...

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What if the key to a highly profitable business lies in the engagement and happiness of its employees?

This question is at the heart of our enlightening conversation with our esteemed guest, international author, speaker, and award-winning coach, Kon Apostolopoulos.

Throughout our discussion, we dive headfirst into the seas of engagement, using Coach Kon's decade-long experience with a construction company a...

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Ever wonder why communication breakdowns seem to be a perpetual cycle in organizations? 

Join me as I get to the heart of this issue with the dynamic Marsha Acker, CEO and principal at Team Catapult. 

With her unique expertise, Marsha highlights how we can initiate the solution from within ourselves just by 'reading the room' and identifying when we're stuck in an endless loop of redundant conversat...

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What if you could tap into the ancient philosophy of eudaimonic happiness to create a thriving, engaged and productive work culture?

That's exactly what we're discussing with Dr. Alise Cortez interviewing Dr. Pelè, in this eye-opening episode.

Drawing on the lessons of resilience, joy, and determination from his war-torn African upbringing, Dr. Pelè shares his belief that happiness is not a result of s...

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Imagine a workplace where everyone gets to tell their story, and where everyone feels a sense of belonging.

Sounds utopian, right?

Brace yourself for an enlightening conversation with Maria Morukian, acclaimed author of the book, "Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Trainers."

We delve into her journey of becoming a voice for the voiceless and her commitment to ensuring every story gets told, ...

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Have you ever wondered about the actual cost of burnout - on personal and organizational levels?

Did you know that your beliefs about stress can significantly alter your experience of it?

Our guest today, Dr. Sharon Grossman, an expert on Burnout, takes us through this invisible crisis, its root causes, and its impacts on productivity, healthcare costs, and workplace culture.

 This episode offers fresh p...

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What does it mean to be a leader?

Rose Fass, the trailblazing founder and chairman of fassforward, invites us to unravel this complex question in our latest deep-dive episode.

Rose, a veteran leader and author, leverages her new book, "The Leadership Conversation" to help us demystify some common misconceptions about leadership, emphasizing the importance of listening and the critical idea that "l...

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Imagine a world where your EMPLOYEE HAPPINESS directly links to PRODUCTIVITY at work.

Sounds like a dream, doesn't it?

Well, our guest, the thought-provoking Dr. Pelè, a best-selling author, musician, and software architect, makes a compelling case for this dream to be a reality.

In an episode host reversal, Dr. Rick Garlick had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Pelè, our regular host, to discu...

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Ever been trapped in a pattern that's holding you back?

Our guest today, Tony Martignetti, a distinguished Leadership Coach and Chief Inspiration Officer, has turned this common dilemma into an opportunity for growth and transformation in today's organizations.

Tony deftly explains how even well-established patterns can be detrimental if they're not serving your purpose and underlines the importan...

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What if stress, that ogre of modern life, could be our friend? 

We pose this provocative question to our special guest, Chris Young, the Director of Workforce Development at the Texas Department of Transportation. 

With his impressive background in military service, diplomacy, consultancy, and workforce development, Chris offers a fresh perspective on stress and change. 

He introduces us to "Eustress...

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Are you ready to tap into the pulse of healthcare leadership? 

Join us as we navigate the uncharted waters of this subject with our distinguished guest, Lara Burnside. 

Lara, a seasoned executive leadership coach, international speaker, and Chief Experience Officer at C.S.E. Leadership, brings her rich experience and wisdom gathered over 25 years in the healthcare sector. 

From discussing the current stru...

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Imagine you're stuck in your career, unsure of how to ascend further or maybe you're craving for a shift in your role within the organization. 

What if you could turn things around? 

Enter Amechi Udo - career change coach extraordinaire! 

Amechi's unique insights have empowered mid-level and senior professionals to reshape their roles and organizations. 

Join us for an enlightening...

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How often do we feel obligated to fit into a certain mold to progress in our careers?

Is there a way to break free from this pattern and become the leader we desire to be?

Find out as we welcome Kneisha Sanders to our show.

Kneisha, an executive coach, diversity and inclusion expert, and author, shared her insights on how she empowers leaders to make choices that align with their true selves rather tha...

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Ever wondered about the links between engaged employees, positive employee experiences, and organizational performance?

Well, tune in as we unravel this intriguing concept with our special guest, Christi Gilhoi, an Employee Experience Executive who designs data-responsive ‘people-first’ programs to ensure all employees feel valued, connected, empowered, and supported.

Christi enlightens us by emphasizing the cruci...

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Are you ready to challenge your traditional understanding of employee engagement and workplace productivity?

Strap in for a transformational conversation with renowned expert, Jason Lauritsen, who compels us to rethink our current systems and beliefs.

In a riveting analysis, we explore how legacy management and HR practices have led to low global engagement over the past 30 years.

Drawing an insightful...

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What if you discovered a simple yet powerful metaphor that perfectly illustrated a common pattern of undervaluing and underpricing, particularly prevalent among women in business? 

Meet Patty Block, our insightful guest for this episode, as she brings to life the 'Broken Cookie Effect,' a striking metaphor that resonates deeply with women business leaders who often settle for less. 

To connect with Patty...

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What if the secret to high performance in your organization wasn't about the latest technology but the way your team communicates and connects?

We explore That question with our guest, organizational behavior management expert Dr. Kimberly Davis.

With her intriguing journey from mortgage broker to behavior management specialist, Dr. Davis shares how she uses her expertise to modify and improve human behavio...

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Most of us go about our lives conscious and aware of our physical health. We watch what we eat, we try to exercise, and we make sure to carefully nurse any wounds we get along the way, even if it's a small scratch on an elbow.

But how many of us think about our mental health? Do we even realize it is there, every day, just like our physical health, in need of care and attention?

So many organizational challen...

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