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July 8, 2021 34 min
Transformational Leadership Associates: An Ontological Consulting Firm

This episode is sponsored by Transformational Leadership Associates (TLA). TLA is an ontological coaching firm that will help transform your culture of your organization within 2 days of training. Over the next 24 months, performance (whether it be profits or fundraising) go up on average of 3-5x. Of course I am biased since I run the damn thing, but give me a call and happy to see if I can help you and/or your organization.


Eric sits down with Monica Ortega, who is the author of the book The Power of Pivoting (available on Amazon). Monica has quite the incredible journey. Check out her incredible website/YouTube travel show, Monica Goes. Also, don't forget to check out Monica on Instagram!

Show Notes

[00:50] About Monica

[1:30] Writing her book

[2:30] Being empowered around divorce

[4:06] Disempowering belief systems around relationships

[7:02] Disempowering contexts from childhood

[8:13] The experience of being a woman

[9:03] Transitioning from High School to College

[10:12] Empowering contexts for mental health conversations

[14:21] Monica's mental health toolkit

[15:17] The 97% rule

[16:31] Glorifying illness

[17:48] First principles thinking and getting to the heart of the matter/source

[19:58] Charlie Munger on the field of psychology

[20:29] Both ontology and psychology are best applied onto other things

[21:15] The original intention of psychology

[23:04] Talk therapy standards are low

[23:43] The future of therapy

[29:13] Transformation through facing fears


Eric's Resources
  • Buy Principles Of Power: The Art & Wisdom Of Badassery on Kindle & Paperback. (Amazon Link)
  • Transformational Leadership Associates (transform your culture and produce 3-5x performance results)
  • My articles on Thrive Global
  • My articles on Medium
  • The Intelligent Investing Podcast (if you happen to be into ontology AND value investing this is for you)
  • About Eric Schleien

    Over the past decade, Eric has trained thousands of individuals, including board members of public companies and several Fortune 500 CEOs. Eric specializes in organizational culture and has become a leading authority on corporate culture in the investment industry.

    Eric has been investing for 15 years and has been using breakthrough coaching methodologies for over a decade. Eric had the insight to combine proven coaching methodologies with shareholder activism techniques to create an entirely new model for shareholder activism that was more reliable and created greater sustainable results in a short period. On average, Tribal Leadership produces a 3-5x increase in profits of culturally troubled companies within an average of 24 months or less. Eric currently resides in Philadelphia, PA.


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