Mindfluence Revolution Podcast EP 16: Interview With Michelle Quaid

Michelle McQuaid is a best-selling author, workplace wellbeing teacher and playful change activator.

She fuses the latest science from positive psychology and neurobiology with over a decade of business leadership experience to bring you simple, tested actions to reduce stress and anxiety, cultivate a lasting sense of wellbeing and happiness, and become an exceptional leader.

An honorary fellow at Melbourne University’s Graduate School of Education, her work has been featured in Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Boss Magazine, The Age, Women’s Agenda, Wellbeing Magazine and more.

She holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied alongside the field’s founder Professor Martin Seligman, and is currently completing her PhD in Appreciative Inquiry under the supervision of Professor David Cooperrider.

Michelle lives to help people discover their strengths, move beyond their fears, and finally discover what it truly takes to flourish with confidence.

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Norton speaks with Michelle McQuaid about:

  • How a Positive Psychology class at Harvard at Class changed the way Michelle looked at flourishing
  • The difference between functioning and flourishing
  • 5 elements present in a flourishing life
  • 3 additional understands that Michelle experienced in her journey
  • Understanding the hedonic treadmill, and how it is actually a good thing
  • Why we don’t make the changes we need to in order to make the shift
  • The value of understanding your unique strengths
  • The advantage of strengths based development
  • …and much more!

Don’t forget to stick around after the interview for the Mindfluence Revolution Success Challenge of the Week!

You can connect with Michelle McQuaid on her site:

http://www.michellemcquaid.com/

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Mindfluence Revolution Podcast EP 15: Commitment

Commitment is essential. It may be the single most important factor to determining success in business, relationships, or in any area of life.

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Today’s episode examines the essential role of Commitment in the leader, business owner, and entrepreneur’s interactions with others. 

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Norton and Bruce Hurley discuss:

  • A new definition of Commitment
  • Why a lack of commitment is dangerous
  • How ambition and commitment intersect
  • The difference between desire and commitment
  • How commitment does not require certainty
  • The difference between single-mindedness and commitment
  • How to tell if you are Quitter, Camper, or Climber
  • …and more!

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Mindfluence Revolution Podcast EP 14: Interview With Kevin Hogan

Kevin Hogan is the author of 22 books. He is best known for his international best selling book, The Psychology of Persuasion: How to Persuade Others to Your Way of Thinking.

In the past decade he has become the Body Language Expert and Unconscious Influence Expert to ABC, Fox, The BBC, The New York TimesThe New York Post and dozens of popular magazines like Forbes, Investors Business Daily, InTouchFirst for WomenSuccess!, and Cosmopolitan.

He has become the go-to resource for analyzing key White House figures.

Kevin is a dynamic, well-known international public speaker, consultant and corporate trainer.

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Norton speaks with Kevin Hogan about:

  • The way that speed of communication can increase persuasion.
  • How we are becoming immune to the same old strategies of presentations, proposals, sales, and advertising.
  • The common office supply that can influence others to say “yes.”
  • The power of non-verbal communication.
  • How personal connection can inspire a favorable response to an unreasonable request.
  • Identity and connection.
  • …and much more!

Don’t forget to stick around after the interview for the Mindfluence Revolution Success Challenge of the Week!

You can connect with Kevin Hogan on his site:

http://www.kevinhogan.com/

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Mindfluence Revolution Podcast EP 13: Ambition

 

Ambition is the intense desire to achieve something meaningful and the willingness to do whatever it takes, within the confines of your own moral code, to accomplish something that will make you proud.

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Join us in The Mindfluence Revolution: Business Breakthroughs for Lasting Success. This is the podcast for individuals who are ready to take their business and personal life to the next level of success and fulfillment.
If you missed last week’s interview with Amy Reyer, you can listen to it HERE.

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Today’s episode examines the vital role of Ambition in the leader, business owner, and entrepreneur’s interactions with others. 

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Norton and Bruce Hurley discuss:

  • A new definition of Ambition
  • Ambition’s role in personal fulfillment
  • The path to more noble outcomes
  • How to unleash the potential within
  • Why Ambition is more than just setting and accomplishing big goals
  • Finding out what “you are made of”
  • What Ambition is not
  • More versus better – for everyone
  • …and more!

Don’t forget to stick around for the Mindfluence Revolution Success Challenge of the Week

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