Mindset Zone

Mindset Zone

Our mindsets determine the way we see the world, as well as, the way we behave and who we are as people. It’s very easy and normal to stay stuck in fixed mindsets – limiting beliefs about our abilities and skills that prevent us to learn new things. We can intentionally cultivate a growth mindset that allows us to stretch our minds and amplify the realm of possibilities of what we do, and who we are. Amplifying our mindsets is one of the secrets of success, for most entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals out there.

Episodes

June 24, 2022 39 min

“Sometimes we fall into the trap of becoming the things that we criticize. The things that we didn’t like we are doing to ourselves. That is when we become our own worst bosses.” Ana Melikian In this episode, Jordan Goldrich, the host of the Workplace Warrior Podcast, interviewed me about why entrepreneurs and corporate executives […]

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“We all have moments during the course of the day that we can address that very important topic of personal health.” Stacy Fritz Stacy joins me today to discuss how organizations can cultivate a culture of well-being in order to save lives and money. She shares her philosophy on how busy individuals can find the […]

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“It’s never too late to learn.” Jen Mott, Ed.D. Today, Jen joins me to talk about how she juggles her teaching job and her life as a circus performer. She explains how she got into the circus in the first place, noting the power of saying yes. She talks about the impact of the realization […]

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“If you open your mind, there are lessons EVERYWHERE” Paul Daniels Jr. Paul joins me to share how he developed the concept of peripheral thinking, what it is, and the lessons we can learn from considering the periphery. We discuss how dyslexia has impacted his life, both personally and professionally, the unique set of ‘super […]

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“Often, people don’t take the time for self-care because they feel selfish, so they are always in the last bit of patience and the last piece of energy. When they start to recognize that by taking care of themselves, they have much more to give others, that is when the magic really starts to happen.” […]

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“A community sits at the center of how we do this: how we go through life together and how we learn from other people’s stories, experiences, and ideas; how we tackle things that we didn’t think were possible; how we find meaning and purpose from being a part of something bigger than ourselves.” Gina Bianchini […]

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“Every company is in the wellness business, whether they know it or not.” Jennifer Norman Today, Jennifer joins me to talk about beauty. She defines what it means to be beautiful and explains why she started The Human Beauty Movement. Jennifer notes the importance of creating good role models and safe spaces, and she emphasizes […]

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“It’s not the fear that matters; it’s what you do when you are scared that matters.” Kim Campbell Today, Kim joins me to share her story and what she’s learned from it. She shares why she decided to become a fighter pilot and talks about her experience as one of the few female fighter pilots […]

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  “Mindfulness is not about stopping anything. There’s no stopping. It’s just noticing our thoughts—with compassion, with non-judgment.” Harriet Stein Today, Harriet joins me to share her story and talk about what she does. She explains why mindfulness is for you—even if you don’t think so. We talk about the concept of monkey mind, and […]

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“[Information] is a great way of expanding your horizons of what’s possible…but it’s not very good for developing competence.” Danny Iny Today, Danny joins me to talk about the different ways to learn. He discusses his love-hate relationship with formal education and talks about the different powers and limitations of information. He notes that formal […]

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“Our outer world is a reflection of our inner world.” Vered Kogan Today, Vered joins me to talk about resilience. She shares practical tips for resilience and explains why we resemble batteries. She notes that, when your battery is depleted, you can’t be at your best. She shares her practical tips for keeping your battery […]

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April 8, 2022 18 min

“We cannot force positivity. Yet, we can create conditions that facilitate positive emotions to happen.” Ana Melikian In The How of Happiness, Sonja Lyubomirsky introduces the concept of the Happiness Pie. She explains that, while research suggests that 50% of our well-being is determined by our genetics, only 10% is determined by life circumstances. The […]

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“Are you really solving a big problem, or do you have a solution that’s in search of a problem?” Marcia Dawood Today, Marcia joins me to share her story and her advice. She talks about why most companies don’t make it and shares how she minimized the risks associated with startups. She shares the questions […]

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March 25, 2022 27 min

“My intent is not to shame or blame. My intent is to create awareness.” CB Bowman Today, CB joins me to redefine courage. She explains that our classic understanding of courage is too lofty and unattainable and that the real thing is much more down-to-earth. She gives examples of everyday tasks that take courage and […]

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“You’ll never have it perfect. You just have to jump in sometimes with as much knowledge as you have, and go from there.“ Debbie Allen Today, Debbie returns to the show to share her story—in particular, the story of how she got on the Howard Stern Show. She talks about how to toot your own […]

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“Not everybody is willing to do that work, but until we really stand for ourselves and for what is real-unconditional love-all the other changes will be very hard-pressed to stick.” Clementina Esposito Today, Clementina joins me to share her story. We discuss the no-win situation many women find themselves in, talk about the power of […]

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“You can’t grow your business without growing yourself.” Flip Brown Today, Flip joins me to talk about supportive confrontation. He notes that, contrary to popular belief, confrontation can be a good thing. He points out that no one can make a person feel anything, and he distinguishes between happiness and other similar states such as […]

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“Authentic optimism is a deep-seated mindset and a daily practice that, over time, means that I face things looking for something good to come from it, even when it’s a setback or a trauma. And I think all of those things come from that deep well of hope.” Janice Perkins Today, Janice joins me to […]

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“It’s these magic moments that drop in and say, ‘It’s time to go left now.” Irma Jennings Today, Irma joins me to share her story. She talks about how she got involved in Wall Street in the first place and gives an insight into what it was like to be a woman on Wall Street […]

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“For me, there was no option of ‘Can I? Should I?’ I just did it.” Izabela Lundberg Today, Izabela joins me to share her story, discussing how her experience escaping the war zone of the Yugoslav Wars with her sister helped to prepare her for the work she does with organizations and leaders today. She […]

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