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The Guide To Radical Change With Tevis Trower 1
High-performers are constantly dreaming and working towards lofty goals. That’s great, but what our guest today points out is that the gap between a high-performer’s ability and their dream is vast. What can we do as goal-oriented, high-performing leaders to continue growing, adapting, and succeeding? To help answer that loaded question, I am thrilled to welcome back Tevis Trower. Tevis is no stranger to A Life and a Living Podcast, but this time she comes as a new author of the book The Game Changer’s Guide to Radical Success. Not only is this book a fabulous tool for leaders to make changes but also to sustain the energy to see themselves through to the end. By the end of today’s episode, you will feel invigorated and excited to start converting your imagination into daily actions and heightened self awareness so your goals are even more attainable. What We Talked About in This Episode: ❖ Vulnerability as a Strength for a Leader ❖ Tevis’s Passion and Inspiration for Writing Her New Book ❖ The Gap Between a High Performer’s Ability and Their Dream ❖ How Tevis Coaches and What Questions She Asks ❖ Romanticizing Others’ Success ❖ The “It’s Never Enough” Mindset and the Ego ❖ Converting Imagination Into Daily Actions and Heightened Self Awareness ❖ Self-Reflection Ideas and Practices ❖ The World’s Desperation for True Leadership ❖ Education as Everyone’s Responsibility ❖ Weekly Game Changer Chats with Tevis Trower ❖ Tevis’s Book Recommendations and Daily Routines. About Our Guest: ❖ Tevis Trower is the author of The Game-Changer’s Guide to Radical Success and is a sounding board, thought leader, and wisdom cultivator for organizational leaders globally. Considered a pioneer in the field of cultural transformation, in 2002 Tevis bootstrapped Balance Integration and has expanded and refined the company’s services into a broad spectrum of modalities to align leadership and optimize humanity in the workplace. To reach Tevis, go to her website: https://www.balanceintegration.com/ Links and Resources: ❖ The Game-Changer’s Guide to Radical Success by Tevis Trower - https://www.amazon.com/Game-Changers-Guide-Radical-Success/dp/0692865802 ❖ Tevis Trower on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tevistrower/ ❖ Balance Integration Corporation Podcast - https://www.balanceintegration.com/podcasts-1 ❖ Game Changer Chats and Events with Tevis Trower - https://www.balanceintegration.com/events ❖ Tevis Trower on Twitter - https://twitter.com/corporateyogi?lang=en Connect with John Murphy: ❖ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbrt... ❖ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/JohnMurphyIn... ❖ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnmurph... ❖ Twitter - https://twitter.com/jmicoaching Resource Links: ❖ John Murphy International Website (https://www.johnmurphyinternational.com/) ❖ A Life and A Living Podcast (https://www.johnmurphyinternational.c...) ❖ “10 Key Traits Of Top Business Leaders” (https://www.amazon.com/Key-Traits-Top...) If you liked this episode, please don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast. Thanks!
Game Changer's Guide to Radical Success Book Launch!
Join me in a warm, open-hearted celebration of the book that captures the essence of my many years of working with others in exploring the question: how do we build a life of our hearts deepest desire? You'll hear exactly what I mean by game-change and why getting radical is the only path there is... Get your copy! https://www.amazon.com/Game-Changers-Guide-Radical-Success/dp/0692865802
Change is Everywhere - Including at Balance Integration.
Excited for our announcement...what will it be? Did we sell? Did we merge? What does 2021 hold for this whip-smart, compassionate, thought-leading team of work and leadership transformationalists? Join us in this candid conversation of what's next and why. We'll share what trends we're seeing that are driving our evolutions and how what we're up to is key to organizational success. HR Maven and entrepreneur Jo Rencher is tossing us the hard questions and we can't wait to play ball!
Conscious Communications in the time of COVID: Kip Tindell, Tevis Trower, and Brian Schultz
Learn more about Conscious Capitalism, Inc.'s 2020 Expanded Virtual Conference at: https://conference.consciouscapitalism.org/ Learn more about the organization and the movement at: https://www.consciouscapitalism.org/ Join the conversation on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/consciouscapitalism/ Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/consciouscapitalism Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/consciouscap Conscious Capitalism, Inc. supports a global community of business leaders dedicated to elevating humanity through business. We provide mid-market executives with innovative learning exchanges, transformational storytelling training and inspiring conference experiences all designed to level-up their business operations and collectively demonstrate capitalism as a powerful force for good when practiced consciously. Business leaders in our network are committed to: *Demonstrating what it means to have a purpose beyond profit *Cultivating their conscious leadership and culture throughout their business’s entire ecosystem * Focusing on long-termism by prioritizing stakeholder orientation instead of shareholder primacy
Great Leaders are Vulnerable with Tevis Trower | Episode #155
Resource Links: ✽ John Murphy International Website (http://www.johnmurphyinternational.com/) ✽ Winning Teams Podcast (http://www.johnmurphyinternational.com/category/podcast/) ✽ “10 Key Traits Of Top Business Leaders” (https://www.amazon.com/Key-Traits-Top-Business-Leaders/dp/1519698224) How do you really know if you are an effective leader? The financials of a company only show its profitability, but don’t say anything about its leadership. An organisation could look good on paper, but deep inside there could be issues making its employees unhappy. As a leader, you want your employees to thrive and grow because at the end of the day, what really drives an organisation to reach new heights are its people. In this episode, the Corporate Mindfulness Guru, Tevis Trower, joins us today as she tackles what it really takes to be an effective leader. As the CEO and founder of Balance Integration Corporation, she has dug deep into the culture and behaviours present in organisations she’s worked with and brought to light the issues preventing them from levelling up. They say there’s strength in vulnerability, and Tevis is here to discuss just that as she talks about what is key for leaders to truly leave a lasting impact. If you are a CEO or a leader of your organisation, this episode will be of interest to you. So check out these episode highlights and tune in to the show! What We Talked About in This Episode: ✽ Leaders As Clay on Their Way to Realizing Their Ideal Future Selves ✽ The Window to Self-Actualisation and Making the Pivot ✽ The Head Nodding Syndrome Prevalent in Boardrooms ✽ Her Definition of Culture ✽ The Damage from Tolerating Bad Behaviour ✽ Getting in Alignment with the Senior Team ✽ The Need for Trust and Vulnerability ✽ Keys to Unlocking the Willingness To Create Space for Change ✽ Being Called the Corporate Mindfulness Guru About Our Guest: Tevis Trower is the CEO and founder Balance Integration Corporation, an organisation that works with major companies to affect real change. An expert in what is required in order to be a really effective leader, she will challenge you to be thoughtful about the things you need to improve on. ✽ Tevis Trower on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tevistrower/ ✽ Tevis Trower on Twitter: https://twitter.com/corporateyogi?lang=en ✽ Tevis Trower on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tevist ✽ Balance Integration Corporation website: https://www.balanceintegration.com/ To know more about their upcoming gathering of high level cohort of Csuite executives curious about legacy and the impact of presence, go to The Woodstock Sessions website: https://sites.google.com/view/thewoodstocksessions/home Connect with John Murphy of the Winning Teams Podcast: ✽ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbrt7tIPwUhdKrG8BuX6_Rg ✽ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/JohnMurphyInternational ✽ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnmurphyinternational/ ✽ Twitter https://twitter.com/jmicoaching Other Resources: ✽ Creativity in Business by Michael Ray and Rochelle Myers (https://www.amazon.com/Creativity-Business-Stanford-University-Revolutionized/dp/0385248512) If you liked this episode, please don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast. Thanks for tuning in!
Tevis Trower: Re-Humanizing the Interview Process By Shifting Our Language
Source: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-9uau5-aa01c4 We don't hire for human competency but for skill set. Our language is inhuman in spite of the very real experience of working with HUMANS. People want Connection and Authentic Interaction. We need to understand What makes you, you? Today’s Quote: “Learn everything humanly possible about everyone you do business with." -Harvey Mackay (Swim with the Sharks) Show Guest: CEO of Balance Integration Corporation | Advocate for Corporate Culture & Employee Engagement Tevis Trower is a pioneer in optimizing corporate cultures. Heralded in bestselling Megatrends 2010 as “corporate mindfulness guru for the new millennium”, Tevis has assisted powerful organizations ranging from Disney to Morgan Stanley in optimizing their most precious assets: human beings. She has created and facilitated global executive immersions for prestigious organizations including Harvard Business Review Events, Young Presidents Organization, PWC, Bloomberg LP, Viacom, Google and The Economist on issues including mindfulness, executive lifestyle, personal mastery, innovation, and the role of consciousness in creating radical success. You can find profiles and expert advice from Tevis featured in respected media outlets including Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Glamour, YogaJournal, CIO, Pink, RealSimple, Crain’s, New York Post, Financial Times, WWD, New York Observer, MSNBC, FoxBusiness, NY1 and Martha Stewart. As NYU Faculty teaching Business Creativity & Personal Mastery, Tevis has also served as worklife expert to WebMD and Huffington Post. Tevis lives what she teaches spending time in NYC, Montauk and Woodstock, enjoying surfing, snowboarding and entertaining friends at home with her dachshund, Ruby. Episode highlights: Why it is important to re-humanize your hiring process Changing the mindset by shifting the language The formula for a successful shift Problem: Why is this important? Because we focus upon skill development to get into the roles we aspire to, we buy into the notion that work and life are separate. But the reality is that we are only one person, one being. Through this buy-in to self-abnegation, we leave ourselves out of the workplace and all but guarantee to burn out and disillusionment. When we approach interviewing that way, we’re bound to forget that the person across from us is first and foremost a human being. Impostor syndrome of the interviewers (hiring managers!) IS-is there a place for me here? Everyone feels a little like a fake/fraud. Myth: This person is only as good as their resume. Truth: Most of the best people, have the worst resumes Mindset Creating a corporate culture happens one conversation at a time. Talking about what you are passionate about, what matters to you. Work is home It is a demand market. * we forget we are hiring a human being… not filling a seat. Bring an entire life into the company Rick’s Thoughts Stay away from “stinkin thinkin” - Transactional thought Judging people based on a piece of paper Restructuring the recruiting department to touch those who apply Solutions: By shifting the language we begin to shift the mindset. Changing the language - humanize What does it mean to be human at your company? Don’t talk headcount, filling a seat life count, heart count. Talk about finding the “right new colleague” Not filling a seat or role, rounding out our community Shift to human terms The breadth and depth of this person. Talk about the eulogy and not the resume Think of everyone in terms of a peer Values - The framework is in the questions, not the answers If the adage is that people leave managers, not companies, they probably refuse offers from managers as well. Foster a culture that supports the value for success. Are they Google-ly? And what happens when being googly becomes a weakness? Homogeneity can be a downfall. Rick's Plan Cut out words like “candidate”, Job Description, industry terms Key Take Away: Tune into your own Humanity Humanize the language Slow down the interview process to give more room & space
Burnout, Meltdowns and Emotional Health for Corporate Leaders with Tevis Trower
Burnout, Meltdowns and Emotional Health for Corporate Leaders with Tevis Trower Hey Boss! From Corporate Prison to "Corporate Mindfulness Guru”! Have you ever felt overwhelmed at work? Meltdown? Is your Emotional Health dropping? Tevis Trower, gets it! She lived it! The obsession with PERFORMING is OVERWHELMING! People are now overdosing on drugs to stay awake - to perform at work and in life…how do you keep that up, in such a way, that you do not self destruct! Tevis is truly helping people balancing LIFE with Performing. Enjoy! Be You! Be REAL! Be the BOSS of Your Life! Heather Havenwood InfluencerTribe.com Bio: Called “corporate mindfulness guru” in bestselling Megatrends 2010, Tevis helps organizations optimize their most precious assets: humans. Serving clients in over 70 markets, Balance supports organizations including HBR, YPO, PWC, KKR, Soros, Bloomberg, Viacom, Google and AOL/HuffPo on mindfulness, executive lifestyle, mastery, innovation, and sustainable success. Find expert advice in Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, YogaJournal, CIO, Crain’s, NYPost, FT, MSNBC, and FoxBusiness. Teaching Business Creativity at NYU, Tevis served as worklife expert to WebMD and HuffPo. Balanceintegration.com Be You! Be Real! Be the Boss of Your Life! Your Money! Your Mind! Want to interview or get in contact with Heather, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org www.HeatherHavenwood.com Check Out my Show on iTunes === http://www.HeatherHavenwood.com/itunes Spotify == http://www.HeatherHavenwood.com/spotify iHeart === http://www.HeatherHavenwood.com/iHeart Find my books on Amazon http://www.HeatherHavenwood.com/amazon
CE Workshop | Yoga Business Help Desk: COVID-19 Response with Ava Taylor, Founder of YAMA Talent
Join Ava Taylor and special guests in this workshop dedicated to your professional needs in an unprecedented marketplace. Here, you will glean information on how to manage your leases and landlords, insight on how to lead in a crisis, and what the “new normal” truly means.
Management 3.0 Seminar on Corporate Culture with Tevis Trower
Management 3.0 Seminar --- Pick the brains of industry leaders and business people who have ‘been there and done it’. Our Management 3.0 Seminar Series is for people who care about gaining knowledge and garnering insights from respected, successful people who pushed the boundaries to get to where they are today. +++ You’ve got the title and a budget to spend. And you’ve thought so carefully about what programs to create. You’ve even won some hard fought policy changes. So why isn’t it working? And even if you got that precious Great Place To Work Certification, you and everyone else knows that it’s worth about as much as the pixels it contains. Join Tevis Trower as she takes you behind the curtain of what she has seen in her 18 years working on culture with clients ranging from Chanel to Google. You’ll get the good, the dear-god-no, and the little ray of hope at the end of the tunnel. +++ To join our monthly seminars visit https://www.management30.com/seminars/
The Culture Conversation
Balance Integration Rocks the Conversation on Trust @ Fast Company Innovation Festival 2020
Seemingly moments before Covid hit, Balance Integration CEO Tevis Trower invited thought leaders from consumer data, marketing, conscious capitalism and impact investing to take on the conversation around the impact of trust throughout the market chain - and shared it from the Fast Company Innovation Festival Stage. Check out these outtakes.
April 16, 2013 Rewire Me Launch Party w/Rose, Dr. Richard Ash, Gabrielle Bernstein & Tevis Trower
Rewire Me has grown so much since its inception, but it's often fun to look back and see where we came from. This video featuring Dr. Richard Ash, Gabby Bernstein and Tevis Trower shows the highlights from the launch of Rewire Me on April 16, 2013 Rewire Me Store: http://www.rewireme.com/shop/ Rewire Me: http://www.rewireme.com Contact Rewire Me: http://www.rewireme.com/contact/ Subscribe to RWM Channel: http://bit.ly/1OdWVoW Like Rose Caiola on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1JySOoB Like Rewire Me on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1W0012F Follow Rose Caiola on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1OoAs6s Follow Rewire Me on Twitter: http://bit.ly/4jkh54hkj Follow Rewire Me on Google+: http://bit.ly/1PUfMWD
Game Changer Chats
Game-Changer Chat: Tevis & Lauri-Ann Ainsworth, CEO Branson Centre/Soulful Seeker
Lauri-Ann Ainsworth is one of those people you see and immediately think…”oooh, they’ve got it figured out”. Her creds on paper are legit: running a global entrepreneur incubator for Sir Richard Branson, raising a family, and drawn to deep study of practices such as reiki and meditation…sounds picture perfect. What’s even more compelling about Lauri-Ann is her deep desire to lead from the foundation of honoring her most fundamental needs, that of body and spirit.
Game Changer Chats: Tevis & Elizabeth Cunningham, Author/Paradigm Shaker
What's a nice girl from a long lineage of Episcopalian clergy doing writing books about Mary Magdalen as a Celtic Goddess? And how the heck did she manage to build a life that allowed her to do all that research while raising a family? This lady's never been one to buckle under pressure…or to say what's expected of her. About the Series Truth. Courage. And an occasional WTF. In celebration of her new book, The Game-Changer's Guide to Radical Success, Tevis chats with some of the smartest, most transparent and vulnerable game-changers willing to take a moment out of mayhem to share their process of pivoting and getting radically successful. A chorus of voices from across the spectrum, you're invited.
Game-Changer Chats: Tevis & Raj Sisodia, Conscious Capitalist/Author/ Professor
Very excited for tomorrow's Game-Changer Chat when I'll be sitting down with Raj Sisodia, Co-Founder of Conscious Capitalism. I think of Raj as "the man for whom business as usual was not enough", as he followed his inquietude with prevailing assumptions about business down the rabbit-hole of what is, and through it gave birth to a global movement called Conscious Capitalism. Beyond his sitting on the board of The Container Company, beyond his continued professorship, beyond his philanthropic endeavors, beyond the numerous books he's contributed to the consideration of the role and purpose of commerce in society, we'll dive into the seeds of his audacity to be true to his heart and dare to dream that capitalism can be good for the world. About the Series Truth. Courage. And an occasional WTF. In celebration of her new book, The Game-Changer's Guide to Radical Success, Tevis chats with some of the smartest, most transparent and vulnerable game-changers willing to take a moment out of mayhem to share their process of pivoting and getting radically successful. A chorus of voices from across the spectrum, you're invited.
Game-Changer Chats: Tevis & Jeff Thompson, PhD, Meditator/NYPD Detective/Counselor/Researcher
Jeff Thompson is a busy man. Between his day job as an NYPD Detective and his lifelong love of knowledge, meditation, and mediation, he's built a life of public service and alignment with his heart. Join Jeff & Tevis as they dive into making beauty, no matter where life takes you or brings your way...
Game Changer Chats: Tevis spills it. Hippy Girl/Army Reservist/Conscious Leadership Advocate
We're turning the tables as Tevis takes you behind the scenes to see how she overcame all challenges to her desire to share her voice in corporate culture, with a guitar, and anywhere else her heart has led. From beauty school drop out to global keynote speaker and author, she's spilling the beans. About the Series Truth. Courage. And an occasional WTF. In celebration of her new book, The Game-Changer's Guide to Radical Success, Tevis chats with some of the smartest, most transparent and vulnerable game-changers willing to take a moment out of mayhem to share their process of pivoting and getting radically successful. A chorus of voices from across the spectrum, you're invited.
Game-Changer Chats: Tevis & Abiyah, Recording Artist/Wild Muse
Ageless. Endlessly creative. Left-right brain flourishing on extremes of each, beyond a boss dayjob in data she is a mishmash of style/artistic/performance endeavors. What can a single-mom, survivor of the infamous STRAIGHT program, genre bending songstress impart about Radical Success? Everything.
Game Changer Chats: Tevis & Shonali Bhowmik, Renaissance Woman
Rocker. Comedienne. Actress. Filmmaker. Writer. Attorney. That's not the cast of a docudrama. It's one woman named Shonali Bhowmik whose life is a testament to this sentiment: “Awkward and uncomfortable are good places to be sometimes”. Join us, we'll dig in to how she gets there.
Game Changer Chats: Tevis & Nilima Bhat, Sacred Dancer/Leadership Missionary
Her keynotes have dazzled audiences on conference stages world wide. Her resume includes heading corporate communications for ESPN and Philips. Learn how Nilima Bhat's experiences in the corporate world & lifelong study of yoga led her steadfastly into challenging patriarchic assumptions in leadership.
The C-Suite Sessions
C-Suite Sessions - I, Thou, Here, Now
This short practice offers a powerful presencing framework developed originally by Austrian Israeli philosopher Martin Buber and adapted by Tevis Trower as a meditation through which to access your own highest wisdom in interacting with others, and inviting forth that of whomever you interact.
C-Suite Sessions: Shelter From the Storm
C-Suite Sessions: Leadership mastery skills in under five minutes from the hearts and minds at Balance Integration. #4 Shelter From the Storm: The storms of uncertainty and desire to control a situation can get the better of even the most centered leader. This practice is a quick fix to get you back into your own "eye".
C-Suite Sessions: In the Evening
Many are talking about how in sheltering at home, our days are melding into amorphous moments between waking working eating and hopefully sleeping. Confinement coupled with the glow of screens and intermingling of work and personal in every moment has our bodies and spirits confused, yearning for differentiation. Leveraging the ever changing light is a great practice to bring you back into the circadian reality of the dance of life.