The concept of authenticity can at times be a bit unclear. We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, Mike Robbins shares some unique aspects of authenticity and its importance when it comes to Bringing Our Whole Selves to Work. That and more on today’s show.
Bob’s Thought of the Day
- Why authenticity does not mean “I am what I am—take it or leave it.”
- How the desire to be truly authentic can help you face and improve upon non-serving character traits.
- Why being authentic is not a limitation but rather the ability to step into our best selves.
Interview with Mike Robbins
- What it means to “bring our whole selves to work.”
- The relationship between authenticity and building trust.
- A compelling story of Mike re-discovering and tapping into his own authenticity.
- Why it’s important to be prepared, but even more important to be present and genuinely connect.
- The three main aspects of the Authenticity Continuum.
- A beautiful story about how the word “vulnerability” almost didn’t translate in another language… until it did.
- Why the natural response to vulnerability is empathy.
- Mike’s Books:
– Bring Your Whole Self to Work
– Nothing Changes Until You Do
– Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken
– Focus on The Good Stuff
- Mike’s Blog
- Book Mike to Speak
- Bring Your Whole Self to Work Podcast
- Connect with Mike on Social Media:
– YouTube Channel
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