47 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 with Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton

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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.

    Healthy, Happy, Innovative Organizations with Laura Putnam, CEO Motion Infusion, Author, Speaker

    Healthy, Happy, Innovative Organizations with Laura Putnam, CEO Motion Infusion, Author, Speaker

    Our guest today is our new friend Laura Putnam. As CEO of Motion Infusion, a wellness and human performance improvement provider, Laura merges evidence-based methodologies from the field of wellness with best practices from the field of learning and development to address engagement, behavior change, human performance, and building healthier, happier, more innovative organizations. Laura has a master’s degree in education from Brown University and an undergraduate from Stanford University and is the author of the book “Workplace Wellness that Works.”
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    We are grateful for our amazing sponsor, LifeGuides, a peer-to-peer community that helps you navigate through your day-to-day stressors by providing a place of empathy, listening, wisdom, and support with a Guide who has walked in your shoes, experiencing the same challenge or life experience as you.  We have a special offer for you from LifeGuides. It's this easy -  Schedule a demo and drop Healthy2021 in the “Any Questions?” box and receive 2 FREE months service. How GREAT is that?If you love this podcast, please share and give It a 5 star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to We Thrive Together and join our community. We have created this space for you to feel safe to talk about anxiety and mental health at work and at home.
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    Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent more than 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. Their work is supported by research with more than a million working adults across the globe.
    They are authors of multiple award-winning Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. They have been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times. Learn more about their speaking, courses, and executive coaching practice at The Culture Works.
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    • 26 min
    The Purpose Link with Alaina Love, Author and CEO of Purpose Linked Consulting

    The Purpose Link with Alaina Love, Author and CEO of Purpose Linked Consulting

    Our guest today is our friend Alaina Love. Alaina is the CEO of Purpose Linked Consulting and developer of The Passion Profiler assessment. Prior to founding her own company, Alaina was Executive Director of Human Resources for Merck, with responsibility for HR services of more than 15,000 employees worldwide. She’s also been a research scientist in immunology and a clinical researcher monitoring international drug trials. Alaina is author of “The Purpose Linked Organization,” which focuses on the importance of purpose and passion in creating a fulfilled and motivated workforce.
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    Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent more than 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. Their work is supported by research with more than a million working adults across the globe.
    They are authors of multiple award-winning Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. They have been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times. Learn more about their speaking, courses, and executive coaching practice at The Culture Works.
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    • 31 min
    Get out of the Red Zone with Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo, Celebrity Psychologist, and as Shaq says, Head Coach for Happiness

    Get out of the Red Zone with Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo, Celebrity Psychologist, and as Shaq says, Head Coach for Happiness

    We LOVE our wonderful sponsor!

    goHappy Hub is the most inclusive and timely way to communicate and engage directly with your frontline employees and candidates with 95%+ open rates. Send text messages directly from corporate and enable permissions for your frontline leaders to communicate with their team - notes of gratitude, logistical updates, referral opportunities, LTO's, new hire introductions, learning content, celebrations and more. Easily get the right message to the right people with simple segmentation by location, job type, language, etc, and get feedback from the field in a structured, digestible and actionable way. For a 60 day trial, just tell 'em Adrian & Chester sent you!
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    Our guest today is our new friend, Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo. Considered by Shaquille O'Neal to be the "Head Coach for Happiness,” Dr. Lombardo is on a mission to free people from their inner critic to create the health and happiness they crave. She is considered America's most trusted celebrity psychologist and you may have seen her on Good Morning America, Dr. Oz, The TODAY Show, Steve Harvey, or CNN. She is a Licensed Practicing Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Psychology and has two wonderful books, “Better Than Perfect” and her newest work: “Get out of the Red Zone: Transform your stress and optimize true success.”
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    Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent more than 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. Their work is supported by research with more than a million working adults across the globe.
    They are authors of multiple award-winning Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. They have been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times. Learn more about their speaking, courses, and executive coaching practice at The Culture Works.
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    • 33 min
    Be in the Mood to Succeed with Erika Ferszt, founder of Moodally

    Be in the Mood to Succeed with Erika Ferszt, founder of Moodally

    We LOVE our wonderful sponsors!

    goHappy Hub is the most inclusive and timely way to communicate and engage directly with your frontline employees and candidates with 95%+ open rates. Send text messages directly from corporate and enable permissions for your frontline leaders to communicate with their team - notes of gratitude, logistical updates, referral opportunities, LTO's, new hire introductions, learning content, celebrations and more. Easily get the right message to the right people with simple segmentation by location, job type, language, etc, and get feedback from the field in a structured, digestible and actionable way. For a 60 day trial, just tell 'em Adrian & Chester sent you!

    LifeGuides, a peer-to-peer community that helps you navigate through your day-to-day stressors by providing a place of empathy, listening, wisdom, and support with a Guide who has walked in your shoes, experiencing the same challenge or life experience as you.  We have a special offer for you from LifeGuides. It's this easy -  Schedule a demo and drop Healthy2021 in the “Any Questions?” box and receive 2 FREE months service. How GREAT is that?If you love this podcast, please share and give It a 5 star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to We Thrive Together and join our community. We have created this space for you to feel safe to talk about anxiety and mental health at work and at home.
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    Our guest our new friend Erika Ferszt (pronounced First). Erika is founder of Moodally, which offers science-backed mood management solutions for the workplace that help improve employee performance and well-being while reducing burnout. She has a master’s degree in behavioral and organizational psychology from London Metropolitan University and, prior to forming Moodally, spent 20 years in advertising. Most notably she was the Global Advertising, Media & Digital Director at Ray-Ban.
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    Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent more than 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. Their work is supported by research with more than a million working adults across the globe.
    They are authors of multiple award-winning Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. They have been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times. 
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    • 41 min
    Unmuted Life with Rachel Druckenmiller, Founder and CEO, Unmuted Life

    Unmuted Life with Rachel Druckenmiller, Founder and CEO, Unmuted Life

    We LOVE our wonderful sponsors!

    goHappy Hub is the most inclusive and timely way to communicate and engage directly with your frontline employees and candidates with 95%+ open rates. Send text messages directly from corporate and enable permissions for your frontline leaders to communicate with their team - notes of gratitude, logistical updates, referral opportunities, LTO's, new hire introductions, learning content, celebrations and more. Easily get the right message to the right people with simple segmentation by location, job type, language, etc, and get feedback from the field in a structured, digestible and actionable way. For a 60 day trial, just tell 'em Adrian & Chester sent you!

    LifeGuides, a peer-to-peer community that helps you navigate through your day-to-day stressors by providing a place of empathy, listening, wisdom, and support with a Guide who has walked in your shoes, experiencing the same challenge or life experience as you.  We have a special offer for you from LifeGuides. It's this easy -  Schedule a demo and drop Healthy2021 in the “Any Questions?” box and receive 2 FREE months service. How GREAT is that?If you love this podcast, please share and give It a 5 star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to We Thrive Together and join our community. We have created this space for you to feel safe to talk about anxiety and mental health at work and at home.
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    Our guest is Rachel Druckenmiller. Recognized as the #1 Health Promotion Professional in the U.S. by the Wellness Council of America, Rachel is a national thought leader in the field of employee engagement and wellbeing. She has a Master’s degree in Health Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is one of the founding members of the international nonprofit, Global Women 4 Wellbeing, and also speaks to women leaders about how to be more confident and courageous by unmuting themselves. Find out more about Rachel at her website, Unmuted Life.
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    Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent more than 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. Their work is supported by research with more than a million working adults across the globe.
    They are authors of multiple award-winning Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. They have been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times. 
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    • 41 min
    Organizational Effectiveness with Julie Spurlin, Global Senior HR Executive, Software AG

    Organizational Effectiveness with Julie Spurlin, Global Senior HR Executive, Software AG

    We LOVE our wonderful sponsors!
    goHappy Hub is the most inclusive and timely way to communicate and engage directly with your frontline employees and candidates with 95%+ open rates. Send text messages directly from corporate and enable permissions for your frontline leaders to communicate with their team - notes of gratitude, logistical updates, referral opportunities, LTO's, new hire introductions, learning content, celebrations and more. Easily get the right message to the right people with simple segmentation by location, job type, language, etc, and get feedback from the field in a structured, digestible and actionable way. For a 60 day trial, just tell 'em Adrian & Chester sent you!

    LifeGuides, a peer-to-peer community that helps you navigate through your day-to-day stressors by providing a place of empathy, listening, wisdom, and support with a Guide who has walked in your shoes, experiencing the same challenge or life experience as you.  We have a special offer for you from LifeGuides. It's this easy -  Schedule a demo and drop Healthy2021 in the “Any Questions?” box and receive 2 FREE months service. How GREAT is that?If you love this podcast, please share and give It a 5 star rating! If you feel inspired, we invite you to come on over to We Thrive Together and join our community. We have created this space for you to feel safe to talk about anxiety and mental health at work and at home.
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    Our guest today is our new friend Julie Spurlin. Julie is senior vice president of human resources for Software AG, which has 5,000 employees around the world. She is a member of the organization’s Executive Leadership Team and provides HR leadership to teams across the Americas, EMEA, Europe, and Asia Pacific. And, to warm our hearts and toes, she’s also the founder and chief sock matcher of the Warm Piggies Project, which has provided thousands of socks to DC area homeless.
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    Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent more than 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. Their work is supported by research with more than a million working adults across the globe.
    They are authors of multiple award-winning Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. They have been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times. 

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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!

Tasha_Denver ,

A timely topic!

Absolutely love this podcast. So many practical take aways and leaves me feeling like I’m not alone!

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