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Bringing you timely insights and inspiration from experts at the intersection of work and life. Topics include workplace, wellness, career, and advocacy.

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Bringing you timely insights and inspiration from experts at the intersection of work and life. Topics include workplace, wellness, career, and advocacy.

    What People Don’t Think about When It Comes to Their Career

    What People Don’t Think about When It Comes to Their Career

    Dr. Laura welcomes Dr. Lynn Imai, a Registered Psychotherapist, Clinical Director at Canada Career Counselling, and Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Ivey Business School, to the show to talk in-depth about careers and career changes. Lynn works at the national psychology practice Dr. Laura founded, and the conversation with Lynn digs into practical and psychological insights, delving into how to change, choose, and assess careers.

    • 34 min
    The Brutal Behaviors of Toxic Bosses

    The Brutal Behaviors of Toxic Bosses

    Dr. Laura explores more on the subject of toxic bosses, a topic she is passionate about researching for the benefit of people suffering under one. In this episode, she explains some of the defining and brutal behaviors of a toxic boss. Since a toxic boss can be anyone from a first-time manager to a CEO, it’s the psychological and physical health damage they cause to people working under them that makes them toxic. Understanding their behavior will help people to identify a toxic boss and, ideally, leave their sphere of control.

    • 14 min
    Radical Empathy: How Stressed Out Leaders Can Energize Themselves and Their Team

    Radical Empathy: How Stressed Out Leaders Can Energize Themselves and Their Team

    Dr. Laura welcomes special guest Erin Diehl to the show to talk about radical empathy and Erin’s new book “I See You!: A Leader’s Guide to Energizing Your Team Through Radical Empathy”. Erin Diehl is a Business Improv Edutainer, author, and keynote speaker who hosts the improve it! podcast. Dr. Laura and Erin talk about Erin’s recent journey of self-exploration and why she was called to write her book after emerging from an oppressive hustle mentality.

    • 39 min
    The Myths and Facts About Mental Health at Work

    The Myths and Facts About Mental Health at Work

    Dr. Laura is pleased to welcome special guest Dr. Bill Howatt to the show to talk about mental health in the workplace and the myths surrounding it. Bill Howatt is the Founder of Howatt Human Resources Consulting and an international expert in workplace psychology and psychological health and safety. His newest book, out of 60 written throughout his career, is titled No Regrets and focuses on the very issue of workplace mental health and what can be done about it.

    • 45 min
    Managing Your Boss: How to Succeed, Thrive, or Know When to Leave

    Managing Your Boss: How to Succeed, Thrive, or Know When to Leave

    Dr. Laura welcomes best-selling author, speaker, consultant, and president of Careerstone Group, Mary Abbajay, to the show to talk about her book Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss. Through Careerstone Group, Mary offers different organizational and leadership solutions for businesses and government. Her vast experience with all types of bosses, which her book focuses on, compliments Dr. Laura’s research into the toxic ones.

    • 35 min
    Toxic Bosses: The Damage They Do and When to Leave

    Toxic Bosses: The Damage They Do and When to Leave

    Dr. Laura explains more about toxic bosses and what they do in this episode. Toxic bosses can be at any level in an organization, from a supervisor up to the CEO, and they impact people negatively through harmful behavioural patterns. How do they impart the damage they do? And how can you identify not only their toxic behaviour but when it’s time to get out? Dr. Laura draws on her own experiences and her professional expertise to offer guidance.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Dr Marie-Helene (MH) Pelletier ,

Excellent host, great questions

Dr. Laura has a very elegant way to weave-in the right questions and identify key perspectives that we need to consider. Truly enjoyed my conversation with her on strategic resilience.

kechrissy ,

Insightful, Informative and Interesting!

Such a range of incredible guests. The sincere passion and excitement that Laura brings to these very timely and important topics makes listening a pleasure. It is always interesting and often shares insights I wouldn’t have realized on my own. 10/10 would recommend!

ErikaDawnMo ,

Humans who work - listen hear!

I adore hearing the voice of Dr. Laura and the insights of her wise guests regarding all things work. Thank you for speaking about the real deal in work and in life. It’s making the world better. 🙏🏼

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