27 episodes

Join Ravi Raman as he explores the best insights for advancing your career, growing your business and living a healthy, productive and motivated life. Ravi Raman is a 14-year veteran and former leader at Microsoft and is now an Executive and Career Coach for high performers at leading companies and emerging startups.

Motivated Life with Ravi Raman Ravi Raman

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

Join Ravi Raman as he explores the best insights for advancing your career, growing your business and living a healthy, productive and motivated life. Ravi Raman is a 14-year veteran and former leader at Microsoft and is now an Executive and Career Coach for high performers at leading companies and emerging startups.

    #27 - Alan Heymann on Making Successful Career Transitions

    #27 - Alan Heymann on Making Successful Career Transitions

    Alan Heymann is an Executive Coach who excels at helping leaders in transition and those looking to do great work. With a special knack for coaching introverts, Alan brings a warm and energetic presence to his coaching practice.
     
    In this episode, we explore Alan's experience working with a coach during his time as an executive leader. We also discuss the subtle moments of inspiration that catalyzed a major career transition, culminating with his leaving the public and non-profit sectors to become a coach. We go further, and discuss what it takes for anyone to make a successful career transition, and how the pandemic has created a groundswell of people who are trying to figure out what they want out of life and work.
     
    ...among other things, you'll also hear the story about how Alan ended up meeting the Dalai Lama!
     
    To learn more about Alan, please visit his Website, Twitter and LinkedIn.
     
    www.PeacefulDirection.com
    https://twitter.com/alanheymann
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanheymann/

    • 55 min
    #26 - Rolf Evenson on Helping Leaders Find Clarity in Chaos

    #26 - Rolf Evenson on Helping Leaders Find Clarity in Chaos

    Rolf Evenson is an Executive Advisor and Coach. As the co-founder of ClearMind Advisors, Rolf works with leaders and teams globally, helping them create positive and lasting change. 
     
    In this conversation, we explore the transformative insight that led to Rolf's healing of a traumatic childhood experience, and how his realization points to the natural capacity we have to overcome obstacles and thrive. Along the way we explore the mysterious nature of the human experience, the value of insight, and the innate human capacity to bring about lasting change without struggle.
     
    Full of stories from Rolf's wide array of life experience - from Wilderness Adventure Guide to Rock Climber to Architect and now Executive Coach - this conversation is full of practical wisdom and engaging stories that anyone seeking to have a better experience of work and life is bound to enjoy. 
     
    Connect deeper with Rolf at ClearMind Advisors or on LinkedIn.
     
    Want to go deeper into the topics we discuss? Check out Rolf's recommendations for further study into the nature of human potential, including books and videos regarding the work of Sydney Banks, a mystic whose simple understanding of how life works has had a profound impact on Rolf and countless others.

    • 59 min
    #25 - Andrew Barry on Transformational Learning

    #25 - Andrew Barry on Transformational Learning

    Andrew Barry joins me on the podcast to explore Transformational Learning. Andrew is a learning expert, who has spent well over a decade helping organizations, teams and individuals accelerate and improve their learning. Currently a Program Director for On Deck and CEO of his learning consultancy, Curious Lion, Andrew helps leaders and course creators improve how they design effective learning experiences for their communities and organization.
     
    Tune in as we explore:
    Why dinner parties can save the world!

    What inspired Andrew to leave his corporate career as an Accountant to follow what makes him "tick".

    The value of life-long learning for any knowledge worker.

    How to create a "flywheel" and strong culture for continuous learning in any team.

    and much more!


    Follow Andrew on Twitter and subscribe to his Curious Lion newsletter for free resources on leveling up your learning potential.

    • 45 min
    #24 - Jonathan Armes on Thought Intelligence for Higher Business Performance

    #24 - Jonathan Armes on Thought Intelligence for Higher Business Performance

    Jonathan Armes joins me on the podcast. Jonathan is an occupational psychologist who, through his firm Capital-Shift, specializes in helping business leaders and teams reach higher levels of leadership and performance. His approach, coined "Thought Intelligence", is at the cutting edge of psychology and is striking in both its impact and simplicity.
     
    If you are a business owner, team leader or simply curious about how to elevate your performance, you don't want to miss this episode where we explore: 
     
    Jonathan's "ah-ha" moment that shifted his focus from traditional psychological approaches to new, deeper and authentic, ways of working with clients.

    Why "Thought Intelligence" and understanding how the mind really works, is vital to unlocking greater performance in business.

    What mental "interference" is and how it creates trouble for anyone trying to be their best.

    Going beyond the deluge of "instruction" available online and waking up an innate capacity to learn and perform well.

    ...and much more!


    To connect with Jonathan, visit Capital-Shift and follow him on LinkedIn.
     
    To view this podcast as a LIVE video interview, visit my YouTube Channel. 

    • 46 min
    #23 - David Kadavy On Unleashing Your Creative Genius

    #23 - David Kadavy On Unleashing Your Creative Genius

    David Kadavy joins me on this episode. David is an independent writer, blogger, and podcaster. He has written several books, including the best-selling "Design for Hackers", "The Heart to Start" and the soon to be released "Mind Management (Not Time Management)". 
     
    In this conversation, we explore David's career journey and intuitive call to step off a promising career track in Silicon Valley to become an independent creator, the nature of creativity, and why it matters that we unleash more of our full potential as artists. We also explore a few strategies for doing more great creative work that are relevant for everyone, even if you don’t consider creativity a vital aspect of your job.  
     
    Follow David on Twitter, https://twitter.com/kadavy, and at https://kadavy.net
     
    Get "Mind Management (Not Time Management)”, David’s latest book, at https://kdv.co/mind 

    • 58 min
    #22 - Adam Tank On Taking The Entrepreneurial Leap

    #22 - Adam Tank On Taking The Entrepreneurial Leap

    Adam Tank joins me on the podcast to explore what it’s like to leave the safe confines of a corporate career to find his way as an entrepreneur. We also dive into his passion for the water industry, the value of writing and blogging, the key qualities of an entrepreneur and much more. 
     
    Connect with Adam, and check out his writing, on his website on Twitter.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Trader Ode ,

Really enjoyable

This podcast is a great listen while going for a walk or driving. I always come away motivated to be my best self. The interviews are especially good.

Rocky Mountain XC ,

Insightful and Authentic

If you don't want a quick fix, but want to hear stories and insights about what it means to have a great life listen to this podcast.

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