220 episodes

Executive coaches and New York Times bestselling authors of "All In" and "The Carrot Principle,” Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton offer insights and advice to reduce anxiety at work and in your personal life. If you have ever dreaded Sunday night, got a pit in your stomach on the way to work, or had your heartbeat speed up at the sound of your boss’s voice, then you may have had anxiety at work. In this practical podcast, some of the world’s leading authorities on mental health explore the causes of workplace stress and anxiety and the practices that have be proven to reduce tension and cultivate calm.

Anxiety At Work? Reduce Stress, Uncertainty & Boost Mental Health Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Executive coaches and New York Times bestselling authors of "All In" and "The Carrot Principle,” Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton offer insights and advice to reduce anxiety at work and in your personal life. If you have ever dreaded Sunday night, got a pit in your stomach on the way to work, or had your heartbeat speed up at the sound of your boss’s voice, then you may have had anxiety at work. In this practical podcast, some of the world’s leading authorities on mental health explore the causes of workplace stress and anxiety and the practices that have be proven to reduce tension and cultivate calm.

    Author Recap: 3 Proven Strategies to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

    Author Recap: 3 Proven Strategies to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

    Many people dread having to convey their ideas to others in public, it’s a frequent source of anxiety

    If you missed episode #212 with  Matt Abrahams, here is a bonus recap with Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton.

    Key Highlights: 📌
    Preparation Enables Spontaneity: you can prepare to be spontaneous. Mindset Over Perfection: Communication should be about connecting with others rather than delivering a flawless performance. Structure Your Messaging: crafting your message with a clear beginning, middle, and end, much like the problem-solution-benefit structure in advertising. We encourage you to listen to the full episode and as always, we hope the time you spend with us will help remove the stigma of anxiety and mental health in the workplace and your personal life.





    Support the showUntil next week, we hope you find peace & calm in a world that often is a sea of anxiety.

    If you love this podcast, please share it and leave a 5-star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to The Culture Works where we share resources and tools for you to build a high-performing culture where you work.

    Your hosts, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent over two decades helping clients around the world engage their employees on strategy, vision and values. They provide real solutions for leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation and build high performance cultures and teams.
    They are authors of award-winning Wall Street Journal & New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, & Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies.

    Visit The Culture Works for a free Chapter 1 download of Anxiety at Work.
    Learn more about their Executive Coaching at The Culture Works.
    christy@thecultureworks.com to book Adrian and/or Chester to keynote

    • 5 min
    3 Proven Strategies to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

    3 Proven Strategies to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

    Many people dread having to convey their ideas to others in public, it’s a frequent source of anxiety.
     
    🎙️ Hello and welcome to  Anxiety at Work.  🎙️ We hope the time you spend with us enlightens and helps shatter the stigma around anxiety and mental health in the workplace and your personal life.

    Key Highlights: 📌
    Preparation Enables Spontaneity: you can prepare to be spontaneous. Mindset Over Perfection: Communication should be about connecting with others rather than delivering a flawless performance. Structure Your Messaging: crafting your message with a clear beginning, middle, and end, much like the problem-solution-benefit structure in advertising. As you navigate the complexities of communication in both your professional and personal lives, remember that the ability to speak confidently under pressure is a skill that can be learned and improved. This episode is a stepping stone to mastering that skill.

    With us is our new friend, Matt Abrahams, author of the new book “THINK FASTER, TALK SMARTER: How to Speak Successfully When You’re Put on the Spot.” Matt is a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where he teaches popular classes in strategic communication and effective virtual presenting. 
    Support the showUntil next week, we hope you find peace & calm in a world that often is a sea of anxiety.

    If you love this podcast, please share it and leave a 5-star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to The Culture Works where we share resources and tools for you to build a high-performing culture where you work.

    Your hosts, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent over two decades helping clients around the world engage their employees on strategy, vision and values. They provide real solutions for leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation and build high performance cultures and teams.
    They are authors of award-winning Wall Street Journal & New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, & Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies.

    Visit The Culture Works for a free Chapter 1 download of Anxiety at Work.
    Learn more about their Executive Coaching at The Culture Works.
    christy@thecultureworks.com to book Adrian and/or Chester to keynote

    • 26 min
    Author Recap: Break the Silence with Innovation & Wellbeing at Work

    Author Recap: Break the Silence with Innovation & Wellbeing at Work

    If you missed episode #210 with Elaine Lin Hering, here is a bonus recap with Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton.

    Key Highlights: 📌
    The Problem of Learned SilenceRedefining CommunicationPractical Advice for LeadersPersonal ApplicationWe encourage you to listen to the full episode and as always, we hope the time you spend with us will help remove the stigma of anxiety and mental health in the workplace and your personal life.
    Support the showUntil next week, we hope you find peace & calm in a world that often is a sea of anxiety.

    If you love this podcast, please share it and leave a 5-star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to The Culture Works where we share resources and tools for you to build a high-performing culture where you work.

    Your hosts, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent over two decades helping clients around the world engage their employees on strategy, vision and values. They provide real solutions for leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation and build high performance cultures and teams.
    They are authors of award-winning Wall Street Journal & New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, & Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies.

    Visit The Culture Works for a free Chapter 1 download of Anxiety at Work.
    Learn more about their Executive Coaching at The Culture Works.
    christy@thecultureworks.com to book Adrian and/or Chester to keynote

    • 6 min
    Break the Silence with Innovation & Wellbeing at Work

    Break the Silence with Innovation & Wellbeing at Work

    How can we handle conflict better at work and learn to speak up without anxiety?

    🎙️ Hello and welcome to  Anxiety at Work.  🎙️ We hope the time you spend with enlightens and helps shatter the stigma around anxiety and mental health in the workplace and your personal life.

    Key Highlights: 📌
    The Problem of Learned SilenceRedefining CommunicationPractical Advice for LeadersPersonal ApplicationWith us is our new friend Elaine Lin Hering who works with organizations and individuals to build skills in communication, collaboration, and conflict management. She is the former Advanced Training Director for the Harvard Mediation Program and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law.  She is also the author of the just released book “Unlearning Silence: How to Speak Your Mind, Unleash Talent, and Live More Fully” from Penguin.
    Support the showUntil next week, we hope you find peace & calm in a world that often is a sea of anxiety.

    If you love this podcast, please share it and leave a 5-star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to The Culture Works where we share resources and tools for you to build a high-performing culture where you work.

    Your hosts, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent over two decades helping clients around the world engage their employees on strategy, vision and values. They provide real solutions for leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation and build high performance cultures and teams.
    They are authors of award-winning Wall Street Journal & New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, & Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies.

    Visit The Culture Works for a free Chapter 1 download of Anxiety at Work.
    Learn more about their Executive Coaching at The Culture Works.
    christy@thecultureworks.com to book Adrian and/or Chester to keynote

    • 30 min
    Author Recap: Crossing the Line: When Passion for Work Becomes a Path to Burnout

    Author Recap: Crossing the Line: When Passion for Work Becomes a Path to Burnout

    Can caring too much about your job land you in the ER?

    If you missed episode #208 with   Teresa Vozza  here is a bonus recap with Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton.

    Key Highlights: 📌
    The Danger of Over-CaringImpact of Childhood ExperiencesThe Importance of Self-CarePractical Strategies for Managing EmotionsWe encourage you to listen to the full episode and as always, we hope the time you spend with us will help remove the stigma of anxiety and mental health in the workplace and your personal life.
    Support the showUntil next week, we hope you find peace & calm in a world that often is a sea of anxiety.

    If you love this podcast, please share it and leave a 5-star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to The Culture Works where we share resources and tools for you to build a high-performing culture where you work.

    Your hosts, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent over two decades helping clients around the world engage their employees on strategy, vision and values. They provide real solutions for leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation and build high performance cultures and teams.
    They are authors of award-winning Wall Street Journal & New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, & Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies.

    Visit The Culture Works for a free Chapter 1 download of Anxiety at Work.
    Learn more about their Executive Coaching at The Culture Works.
    christy@thecultureworks.com to book Adrian and/or Chester to keynote

    • 6 min
    Crossing the Line: When Passion for Work Becomes a Path to Burnout

    Crossing the Line: When Passion for Work Becomes a Path to Burnout

    Can caring too much about your job land you in the ER?

    🎙️ Hello and welcome to  Anxiety at Work.  🎙️ We hope the time you spend with enlightens and helps shatter the stigma around anxiety and mental health in the workplace and your personal life.

    Key Highlights: 📌
    The Danger of Over-CaringImpact of Childhood ExperiencesThe Importance of Self-CarePractical Strategies for Managing EmotionsWith us is our new friend Teresa Vozza, a leadership expert, writer, executive coach, and a former Chief Human Resources Officer for a Fortune 500 insurance company. She is on a mission to help executive professionals eradicate burnout and transform their leadership. 


    Support the showUntil next week, we hope you find peace & calm in a world that often is a sea of anxiety.

    If you love this podcast, please share it and leave a 5-star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to The Culture Works where we share resources and tools for you to build a high-performing culture where you work.

    Your hosts, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent over two decades helping clients around the world engage their employees on strategy, vision and values. They provide real solutions for leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation and build high performance cultures and teams.
    They are authors of award-winning Wall Street Journal & New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, & Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies.

    Visit The Culture Works for a free Chapter 1 download of Anxiety at Work.
    Learn more about their Executive Coaching at The Culture Works.
    christy@thecultureworks.com to book Adrian and/or Chester to keynote

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Christy Lawrence ,

You’ll Laugh you’ll cry, you’ll love it!

This podcast brings a lighthearted touch to a sensitive subject that it top of most people’s minds these days. You will laugh, probably won’t cry, but you’ll learn some great coping skills to navigate anxiety and stress in your life.

TLG L ,

Powerful and Insightful!

Chester and Adrian do an amazing job in helping you understand the full spectrum of anxiety - through both story and practical insights. And really appreciate how they each provide their key take-away at the end. Can’t wait for the next episode!

hlgny ,

Wonderful! So helpful!

I love this podcast! I Thank you for bring those conversations of anxiety at the table. This subject used to be taboo and we need to feel safe to talk, especially today. Very well done!

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