In this episode we cover:
- How appreciation and other “soft skills” increase leaders and teams’ productivity
- The cultural agreements men fall into that foster jealousy and thoughts about not being good enough
- The surprising aspects men report make winning teams memorable and effective
- Bringing the shadow of high-performing environments into the light
- The overlaps between bringing your whole self to work and home
Mike Robbins is the author of three books, Focus on the Good Stuff, Be Yourself Everyone Else is Already Taken, and Nothing Changes Until You Do, which have been translated into fourteen different languages. He’s currently working on his forth book, Bring Your Whole Self to Work, due out in 2018.
As an expert in teamwork, leadership, and emotional intelligence, Mike delivers keynotes and seminars that empower people, leaders, teams, and organizations to work together effectively and be more successful. Through his speeches, seminars, consulting, and writing, Mike teaches important techniques that allow people to be more grateful, appreciative, and authentic with others and themselves.
His clients include some of the top organizations and institutions in the world, such as: Google, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Charles Schwab, Twitter, Deloitte, the U.S. Department of Labor, Gap, New York Life, Stanford University, Chevron, eBay, Kaiser, UC Berkeley, Genentech, the San Francisco Giants, and many others. Mike is a member of the National Speakers Association and is one of less than 10% of the professional speakers in the world to have earned the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation.