The Human Performance Podcast covers all things related to improving human performance. From technology to leadership, to culture to sales and sports we discuss how organisations can learn to maximise the performance of their teams and workforce. With a new guest from the world of leadership, training and technology each week we discuss the latest trends, thoughts and examples of how to optimise training and human performance in your organisation through technology.
# 38 📻 Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis
On the podcast this week is Kim "Kidd" Curry. Kim worked in radio for nearly 33 years growing Miami's largest talk-time radio show until Multiple Sclerosis forced him to change his path in life aged 50. What came next was a battery of doctor appointments, tests, therapies, expensive pharmaceutical drugs, hospital stays and adaptive equipment to live a quality of life worth living.
Since his diagnosis, Curry has written “Come Get Me Mother, I’m Finished” and “The Death of Fairness”
Kim discuss his diagnosis, how it changed his life, Kim’s book and his experiences working and growing a major broadcast radio station.
#37 💕 Force Multiplying Workplace Relationships
On the podcast this week is Tony Chatman. Tony is a subject matter expert and recognized thought leader in the area of workplace relationships and has devoted his adult life to understanding what makes people tick, how to bring out the best in people (including ourselves), and how to pass this information on in simple, yet practical terms. He helps leaders, team members, and people from every background and diversity adopt empowering mindsets and strategies that allow them to adapt, reinvent, and transform the results they produce both personally and professionally.
Tony has worked with hundreds of corporations and government agencies including the U.S. Secret Service, The Department of Homeland Security, Chase Bank, Estée Lauder, and N.A.S.A., to them reach new heights of effectiveness by understanding themselves and others better.
Tony recently completed his first book: The Force Multiplier: How to Lead Teams Where Everyone Wins and in 2018 he delivered his first TEDx talk – How to Stop Settling for Less.
#36 📚Self-Leadership and the Importance of Reading
On the podcast this week is Dominique "Dom" Brightmon, DTM, a certified self-leadership expert with the John Maxwell Team from Baltimore, MD that empowers and equips others to share their stories.
As an active member of Toastmasters International, he was the youngest Area Director in Region 7 at the age of 23.
An avid reader himself, Dom published his book titled "Going North: Tips & Techniques to Advance Yourself", the follow-up bestselling book titled "Stay the Course: The Elite Performer's 7 Secret Keys to Sustainable Success" and contributing author for, “Crappy to Happy: Sacred Stories of Transformational Joy”.
As the host of the Going North podcast, he interviews authors around the world to help listeners become inspired to one day publish books of their own and keep overcoming the daily obstacles we all have to face.
We discuss the importance of reading, self-leadership and more.
#35 🥁 Guided Visualisation and Finding Your Life's Mission
On the podcast this week is Jim Rajan. Jim is a former award-nominated producer and director at MTV-UK Networks and other TV production companies in London, Jim has now been running a successful Healing Practice for over 17 years. He is trained in Shamanic Healing, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Reiki, and Sound healing, and has been a diligent practitioner of Nicherin Buddhism for over 13 years, with a city-wide leadership responsibility.
Jim has a dedicated global following of 6000 people on the meditation app InsightTimer for his guided visualisations and music for meditative practice. A self-taught musician, composer and producer, Jim has produced work for artists in London UK, Canada and North America as well as three of his own albums (The Cloud Forest, Nrty Hiran and Talisman). His work is currently available on Spotify, iTunes, etc. and of course InsightTimer. Jim’s work, courses and workshops are fundamentally based on the relationship between consciousness and sound.
As an experienced Distance Healer Jim has an ever expanding client base across the globe. He's developed a way of connecting to a persons base frequency, in an empowering and enriching experience called The Healing Ceremony. This work is helping people transform their lives in all aspects from health and self-esteem, to fulfilment and living with true purpose.
We discuss employee well-being, coping with lockdown and the benefits of visualisation and mindfulness.
To connect with Jim find him on Instagram at @jimrajan or at www.jimrajan.com
#34 🏈 The Winning Edge and Overcoming Adversity
My guest on the podcast this week is Shawn Harper. Shawn is a former NFL offensive tackle who has played for the Rams, the Houston Oilers, the Indianapolis Colts and for three years in NFL Europe.
Shawn is also a coach, motivational speaker, investor and now helps to transform corporate environments, build leadership, train teams and impact youth development in schools with high energy keynote speeches that activate winners.
We talk about over coming adversity, the Habits Of Elite Level Athletes and how to develop a winning edge and be a winner in anything you do.
#33 📟 Surgical Innovation and Training
On the podcast this week is Dr Jonathan Sackier, MB, ChB, FRCS, FACS who is an internationally renowned surgeon, technology innovator and entrepreneur.
Trained in Britain as a surgeon and recruited to the USA in 1989 he helped lead the laparoscopic surgery revolution. As a Professor at George Washington University in Washington, DC, he founded, and funded the Washington Institute of Surgical Endoscopy, a center for education, research & innovation. He is a Visiting Professor of Medicine & Surgery at the University of Virginia and his activities in basic and clinical research funded by multiple grants have led to many publications, chapters and books. He has served multiple journals as editor or reviewer, has been involved in medical societies at the highest level and has been honored for his work in many countries.
Jonathan’s collaborations with the pharmaceutical and medical device industry have resulted in technologies that have been brought to market with partners like Valleylab, Pfizer, Karl Storz, Applied Medical and Pall. In 1984 his team at Genethics discovered and patented a line of amniotic stem cells and then licensed the rights to a publicly traded British drug discovery company. He helped develop and bring to market the AESOP robot with Computer Motion, who had a successful IPO in 1997 and has also started a medical products contract sales organization, a locum medical agency and a communications company. He has consulted to many companies including Aventis, Cook, Integra Neurosciences, Bayer, Cryocath, Novartis and ConvaTec and has worked with the financial community on enterprise financing, mergers & acquisitions and due diligence.
A frequent commentator in the media, Jonathan has been a guest on radio and television many times to discuss various healthcare issues. In the mid-1990’s he hosted a television health magazine program “Health and Wellness” aimed at a senior audience for the Goodlife Cable TV network and served the communications company Spotlight Health with their celebrity featured outreach including the hugely successful Carnie Wilson web-cast which drove increased attention to bariatric surgery as an option for the management of morbid obesity.
Jonathan has served the National Committee of the Steppenwolf Foundation, is a Trustee of the First Star Foundation, the Virginia Hillel Board and previously chaired the Board of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation. He has sat on the Associate Board of AdvaMed (the medical device industry trade association) and on several corporate and scientific advisory boards.
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Great insight; great guests
I really like this for the Ed-tech sector. Relevant and focussed content.
Awesome Education Podcast
This is very well produced and insightful. Perfect for learners and trainers across a wide range of sectors. Mental health focus is super important too