Bringing Your Whole Self to Work

Christopher WatersAn associate professor and social impact expert, as well as a former ATCCL panel member and ConCon spokesman, joined me at the “Answer the Call for Conscious Leadership” event in February to discuss bringing the whole self to work.

Quite interestingly, Dr. Adam Grant, who Christopher assisted in the launch of his book “Give and Take,” posted on Facebook on this topic exactly that week of our event. Best Self to work. I’ve heard other experts I admire say the same thing. Is this feasible?

There are many different ways to look at bringing your whole self to work and there are also implications to consider. This has led to a lively discussion with our participants, which I hope will continue, as we delve deeper into related issues in the future.

Join C3 now Watch or listen to the replay to see what we have to say about it, including:

  • The three strengths that come to work with you when you bring yourself all.
  • What makes you more whole at work: purpose or passion? In addition, how it applies to career choice.
  • Do you bring yourself all to work desirable or undesirable?
  • Are we returning to the “normal” of prioritizing production and performance without prioritizing the person?
  • Do you allow drama when you invite your teammates to bring themselves all to work?
  • What does recruiting look like when you want your team to bring all its selves to work?
  • How did bringing your whole self to work enhances innovation?
  • How can you help your team do its best and discover its full potential? Plus, what does it look like in the midst of a very volatile period?
  • Why is psychological safety an integral part of providing space for your team to bring all their selves to work?
  • Does psychological safety imply unconditional acceptance of the whole person?
  • Can bosses break away from teammate performance to become effective coaches for the whole self?
  • How does modeling vulnerability create permission to bring your whole self to work?
  • What happens if expressing emotions is not desirable in the workplace?
  • What requires leaders to allow your team members to bring themselves all to work?
  • What are the dangers of over-segregation?
  • How can you allow your team members to bring all their selves to work while helping them improve their self-efficacy in solving problems outside of work instead of letting those problems bleed into work?
  • Who owns if you bring your whole self to work: the leader or the individual?
  • How do we change the norm to have more of the whole self?

As usual, additional issues arose from our multidimensional discussion, such as:

  • Life management benefits (such as financial literacy, mental health support and prepaid education)
  • Disconnecting from boss results and ego-driven performance management
  • Facilitate us in the face of those thinking
  • Reconnect to your authentic self

Is any of the above topics calling to you? Be sure that Join the C3 community So you can help us create a more conscious organizational landscape by participating in our future events and discussions.

Thanks to Chris for joining me and thanks to those who participated in the discussion, Matthew Kochi, Dota ‘Doc’ Cunninghamand Green WhitlockAs well as those who participated, Mark Babbitt, Tamiko Drummond, Terry L.L.and John Williams.

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Karen Holler, CEO of Epic Careering, is the co – founder of Consciousness Conference (ConConCon) and C3 Community: Corporate Consciousness Co-op on LinkedIn. She is the creator of the Ripples Program of Corporate Consciousness and author A sharp laser career focus: Find your goal and passion within 30 days. She founded Epic Careering, a conscious career development and leadership company specializing in executive branding, talent-alignment and conscious culture, in 2006.

While the bulk of Ms. Holler’s 20 years of professional experience has been in the recruitment and employment industry, her publications, presentations and coaching also draw from personal development, performance, broadcasting, marketing and sales experience. Its solutions combine breakthroughs in neuroscience, human performance optimization, bioenergetics and psychology to help leaders accelerate relationships, expand impact and increase engagement and productivity while maintaining business and the planet’s sustainability.

Ms. Holler was one of the first instructors on LinkedIn and is well known for her ability to identify and develop new trends. She is a certified professional resume writer, a certified career counselor, and a certified clinical hypnosis therapist, with a bachelor’s degree in communication and theater studies from Ursinus College and a master’s degree in creative writing. its Blog Recognized as the Top 100 Career Blog in the World by Feedspot.

Ms. Holler was an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Cabrini and an Associate Professor of Career Management and Professional Development at the Department of Business Administration at Drexel University. As an instructor at the Academy for Young Entrepreneurs, she helped two of her students win the 2018 National Competition to be selected for America’s Next Leading Young Entrepreneurs, win the 2019 People’s Choice Award, and land among the top 8 during a (virtual) 2020 national competition.

She serves on the board of the Upper Merion Community Center, which she helped establish, and is a consultant to the International University of Florida for the Women in Leadership Program. For her service as Vice President of Elementary PTC in the Gulf, she has been recognized as a partner and promoter of public education by the Upper Marion Area Education Association. Mrs. Holler has also been the lead singer of Harpers Perry, a rock cover band, for 20 years. She lives in King Prussia, PA with her husband, two daughters and many pets, furry, feathered and scaly.

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