72 episodes

The Workplace podcast covering all aspects of work life. Listen to experts who are subject matter experts, who are extremely talented at what they do. A thought provoking conversation where we will give a different perspective and insight into the workplace.The aim is to empower you to create a different path to success for yourself, your team and your organisation. A diverse range of topics will include: Personal Development, Leadership Insights, Organisational Behaviour and Design, Culture, Conflict, High Performance Teams, Negotiation, Executive Presence, Innovation, Communication and Body Language and much more more…

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    • 4.8 • 5 Ratings

The Workplace podcast covering all aspects of work life. Listen to experts who are subject matter experts, who are extremely talented at what they do. A thought provoking conversation where we will give a different perspective and insight into the workplace.The aim is to empower you to create a different path to success for yourself, your team and your organisation. A diverse range of topics will include: Personal Development, Leadership Insights, Organisational Behaviour and Design, Culture, Conflict, High Performance Teams, Negotiation, Executive Presence, Innovation, Communication and Body Language and much more more…

    Episode 71: Neurodiversity in the Workplace with Jess Meredith

    Episode 71: Neurodiversity in the Workplace with Jess Meredith

    To mark Neurodiversity Week, William is joined by Jess Meredith, a renowned neurodiversity advocate, trainer, speaker, and the CEO of Differing Minds.

    Jess is a proud ADHDer and parent to wonderful neurodiverse children. She is on a mission to create inclusive environments for those with a neurological difference such as ADHD, autism and dyslexia, from schools to the workplace, and beyond. Jess firmly believes that to create truly inclusive societies we must all accept and embrace our neuro-diversities. 

    There are so many insights and learnings for our listeners in this episode as William and Jess take a deep dive into the topic of neurodiversity and examine the strengths and benefits that having an inclusive and neurodiverse workplace can bring.

    Find out more about the work Jess does here: https://www.differingminds.co.uk/

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 70: Rising Together with Sally Helgesen

    Episode 70: Rising Together with Sally Helgesen

    To mark International Women’s Day, William is joined once again by Sally Helgesen, to review her upcoming book, Rising Together. Sally is a renowned author, speaker, and leadership coach. She has been inducted into the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame, which honours those whose ideas have shaped the field of leadership worldwide. She is also ranked number 5 among the world’s thought leaders by Global Gurus.

    This podcast provides listeners with valuable insights where William and Sally discuss important topics such as: humour in the workplace, competency vs confidence and how we can change our behaviours to be more inclusive.

    Find out more about the work Sally does here: https://sallyhelgesen.com/

    • 57 min
    Episode 69: Bold Moves In Female Leadership with Shanna Hocking

    Episode 69: Bold Moves In Female Leadership with Shanna Hocking

    In this episode William is joined by author Shanna Hocking to discuss her book ‘One Bold Move a Day’.

    Shanna is a leadership consultant, philanthropic advisor, and keynote speaker with 20 years of experience raising hundreds of millions of dollars and leading large teams at organizations such as the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Alabama, and Duke University.

    Her articles have been published in Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Huffington Post, Motherly, and Forbes. Her expertise has been featured in Entrepreneur, Chicago Tribune, Today.com, Insider, The Muse, American Express Business Insights, and Thrive Global, among others.

    This episode focuses on Female Leadership and how to advance your career with intentionality, courage and follow through.

    There are many valuable insights to be gained as William and Shanna discuss:

    ➢The 4 mindsets needed to better ourselves
    ➢Self-belief and confidence
    ➢Figuring out what your superpower is
    ➢The skill of accepting a compliment

    Find out more about the work Shanna does here: shannaahocking.com

    • 50 min
    Episode 68: How to help people at work with Deborah Grayson Riegel

    Episode 68: How to help people at work with Deborah Grayson Riegel

    In this latest episode William is joined by keynote speaker and executive coach Deborah Grayson Riegel to discuss ‘How to Help People at Work’. Deborah is a consultant who has taught leadership communication for Wharton Business School, Duke’s Fuqua Business School, Columbia Business School’s Women in Leadership Program, and the Beijing International MBA Programme at Peking University. She writes for Harvard Business Review, Inc., Psychology Today, Forbes, and Fast Company, and has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. She is the author of “Go to Help: 31 Strategies to Offer, Ask for, and Accept Help” and ”Overcoming Overthinking: 36 Ways to Tame Anxiety for Work, School, and Life” and consults and speaks for clients including Amazon, BlackRock, Google, KraftHeinz, PepsiCo, and The United States Army.


    This episode offers many valuable insights and learnings around the topic of seeking and accepting help. Join William and Deborah as they discuss:


    ➢ How to ask for help

    ➢ How to know when your help is needed or not needed

    ➢ Helpers High and Helpers Low


    Find out more about the work Deborah does at www.deborahgraysonriegel.com

    • 49 min
    Episode 67: How to be a Better Ally with Karen Catlin

    Episode 67: How to be a Better Ally with Karen Catlin

    Join host William Corless for this latest episode featuring an in-depth conversation with Karen Catlin, author of ”Better Allies” and a recognized expert on diversity, inclusion, and workplace equality. With 25 years of experience as a vice president of engineering at Macromedia and Adobe, Karen has seen first-hand the decline in women working in tech and is dedicated to making a positive impact on diversity and inclusion.

    Join Karen and William as they tackle very relevant and topics in today’s workplace and addressing important issues such as:

    ➢ The different types of allies and how to be a better ally in the workplace.
    ➢ The language that can be useful when trying to support underrepresented groups
    ➢ The definition and impact of microaggressions.

    Find out more about the work Karen does here and be sure to sign up for her newsletter. https://karencatlin.com/

    • 53 min
    Episode 66: Trust Yourself and Stop Overthinking with Melody Wilding

    Episode 66: Trust Yourself and Stop Overthinking with Melody Wilding

    William Corless is joined by author Melody Wilding in this episode about how to channel your emotions for success at work.  




    Melody Wilding is the best-selling author of Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work.

    Named one of Business Insider’s Most Innovative Coaches for her ground-breaking work on “Sensitive Strivers”, her clients include CEOs, C-level executives, and managers at top Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Amazon, and JP Morgan. Melody has been featured in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal and is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Psychology Today, and Forbes. Melody is a licensed social worker with a masters from Columbia University and a professor of Human Behaviour at Hunter College.

    Listeners will gain many valuable insights from this episode as William and Melody chat through her book and discuss important topics such as:




    ➢ Setting boundaries

    ➢ The neuroscience behind high sensitivity

    ➢ The meaning of true confidence


    Learn more about the work Melody does at melodywilding.com

    • 48 min

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