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Welcome to BEATS WORKING, where we are redeeming work – the word, the place, and the way. In each episode, award-winning host Mark Wright shares stories of people who are winning the game of work. We'll uncover their strategies for setting and achieving goals, building strong relationships, and developing their skills to thrive in the workplace. Join us as and see if you agree – that work is the most honorable act in the universe. By applying what we learn together, we can give work a new sense of purpose and meaning.

BEATS WORKING Mark Wright

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Welcome to BEATS WORKING, where we are redeeming work – the word, the place, and the way. In each episode, award-winning host Mark Wright shares stories of people who are winning the game of work. We'll uncover their strategies for setting and achieving goals, building strong relationships, and developing their skills to thrive in the workplace. Join us as and see if you agree – that work is the most honorable act in the universe. By applying what we learn together, we can give work a new sense of purpose and meaning.

    BEATS WORKING Bites: The Power of Giving to Build Your Business

    BEATS WORKING Bites: The Power of Giving to Build Your Business

    BEATS WORKING Bites features bite-sized wisdom from past guests of the BEATS WORKING podcast and WORKP2P founder Dan T. Rogers. Our mission is to redeem work—the word, the place, and the way. This episode of BWB was sourced from episode 56, “Building Business One Relationship at a Time with Patrick Galvin.” Enjoy!

    Resources Mentioned: 


    Patrick Galvin: LinkedIn
    Books: "The Connector's Way" and "The Trusted Way," by Patrick Galvin
    Organization: The Galvanizing Group
    Dan T. Rogers: LinkedIn
    Organization: BEATS WORKING

    Connect with Us:

    -Website: www.beatsworkingpodcast.com

    -LinkedIn: @BEATS WORKING Show

    -Instagram: @beatsworkingshow

    -Facebook: @Beats Working Show

    -YouTube: @BEATSWORKINGPODCAST

    Support the Show:

    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Your feedback helps us improve and reach more listeners.

    BEATS WORKING is a platform on a mission to redeem work—the word, the place, and the way. We believe that work is the most honorable act in the universe, and through inspiring stories and practical insights, we want to transform the way people think about work and help them discover greater fulfillment in their lives. We invite you to join us as we build community through sharing and actively demonstrating what we learn.

    If you have a show idea, feedback, or just want to connect, email host Mark Wright at mark@beatsworking.show.

    • 11 min
    My Life in Crime: Jackie Helfgott, PhD

    My Life in Crime: Jackie Helfgott, PhD

    In this episode, we explore the profound impact of crime on individuals and communities with Jackie Helfgott, PhD. We delve into her personal experiences, discuss the interplay between societal factors and criminal behavior, and address the current dynamics in the criminal justice system.

    Key Takeaways:


    Personal Impact: Jackie shares her experiences with crime growing up and how it shaped her career in criminal justice.
    Crime & Society: Discussion on how environmental and cultural factors contribute to criminal behavior.
    Preventive Measures: Importance of community involvement and addressing societal issues to prevent crime.

    Guest:

    Jackie Helfgott, PhD, professor/director of the Crime & Justice Research Center at Seattle University, author, and criminal justice expert.

    Resources Mentioned:


    Dr. Jackie Helfgott: Website and LinkedIn
    Jackie Helfgott’s Books: Titles on criminal behavior, psychopathy, and the criminal justice system.
    Rais Bhuiyan's Documentary on Hate Crimes and Forgiveness: Pain and Peace

    Quotes:

    -"Understanding the root causes of crime helps us tackle it more effectively." – Jackie Helfgott

    "News should focus on pro-social stories to create positive societal impact." – Mark Wright

    Listener Challenge:

    This week, try to engage in a community activity or dialogue with your local law enforcement to foster a safer environment, and share your experiences with us on social media using #BEATSWORKINGShow.

    Connect with Us:

    -Website: www.beatsworkingpodcast.com

    -LinkedIn: @BEATS WORKING Show

    -Instagram: @beatsworkingshow

    -Facebook: @Beats Working Show

    -YouTube: @BEATSWORKINGPODCAST

    Support the Show:

    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Your feedback helps us improve and reach more listeners.

    BEATS WORKING is a platform on a mission to redeem work—the word, the place, and the way. We believe that work is the most honorable act in the universe, and through inspiring stories and practical insights, we want to transform the way people think about work and help them discover greater fulfillment in their lives. We invite you to join us as we build community through sharing and actively demonstrating what we learn.

    If you have a show idea, feedback, or just want to connect, email host Mark Wright at mark@beatsworking.show.

    • 58 min
    Contributors Corner: Redefining Success in Work-Life Balance

    Contributors Corner: Redefining Success in Work-Life Balance

    Join us for an insightful discussion on the essential role of managers and business owners in nurturing a supportive environment and balancing professional and personal success. Our guests provide valuable strategies for achieving work-life balance, setting boundaries, and redefining success.

    Key Takeaways:


    Importance of Care and Empathy: Understand how showing genuine care for employees during difficult times can significantly impact workplace dynamics.
    Effective Communication: Learn how clear communication and relationship-building are crucial in leadership roles and managing expectations.
    Setting Boundaries: Discover the importance of setting boundaries to prioritize personal values and family while still achieving professional success.

    Guests:

    -James Bryant, founder of Engineer Your Success

    -André Brisson, entrepreneur and advocate for adult ADHD awareness

    -Steve French, corporate career expert

    Resources Mentioned:


    LinkedIn: Dr. James Bryant, André Brisson, Steve French, and Mark Wright
    Listen: "How to Win at Work and at Home," our episode with Dr. James Bryant
    Organization: Engineer Your Success
    The Eisenhower Matrix
    Pomodoro Timer Apps

    Quotes:

    -"True leadership is about caring for your people and guiding them through personal and professional challenges." – James Bryant

    -"Setting boundaries is not about saying no to opportunities, but about saying yes to what truly matters." – Mark Wright

    Listener Challenge:

    This week, take time to define and write down your personal and professional boundaries. Share your journey with us on social media using #BEATSWORKINGShow.

    Connect with Us:

    -Website: www.beatsworkingpodcast.com

    -LinkedIn: @BEATS WORKING Show

    -Instagram: @beatsworkingshow

    -Facebook: @Beats Working Show

    -YouTube: @BEATSWORKINGPODCAST

    Support the Show:

    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Your feedback helps us improve and reach more listeners.

    BEATS WORKING is a platform on a mission to redeem work—the word, the place, and the way. We believe that work is the most honorable act in the universe, and through inspiring stories and practical insights, we want to transform the way people think about work and help them discover greater fulfillment in their lives. We invite you to join us as we build community through sharing and actively demonstrating what we learn.

    If you have a show idea, feedback, or just want to connect, email host Mark Wright at mark@beatsworking.show.

    • 51 min
    Breaking Barriers in Journalism: Caryn G. Mathes

    Breaking Barriers in Journalism: Caryn G. Mathes

    In this episode, Caryn G. Mathes shares her inspirational journey from a wire copy rewrite girl to becoming a trailblazer in public radio management. We discuss her experiences, challenges, and the importance of community engagement and diversity in journalism.

    Key Takeaways:


    Overcoming Challenges: Caryn discusses navigating the challenges of being a woman of color in media during the mid-70s and the importance of family support.
    Public Radio’s Value: Caryn explains the unique role of public radio in maintaining journalistic integrity and community connection.
    Diversity in Journalism: Learn about strategies for ensuring diversity, the importance of humanizing coverage, and systemic changes in journalistic organizations.

    Guest:

    Caryn G. Mathes, president and general manager at KUOW and public radio advocate.

    Resources Mentioned:


    Caryn G. Mathes: LinkedIn and X (formerly known as Twitter)
    Organization: KUOW, Puget Sound Public Radio
    Read More: Caryn G. Mathes’s work at KUOW
    Public Radio Sponsorship Guidelines: KUOW

    Quotes:

    -"Public radio is a beacon of hope, serving the public good independently." – Caryn G. Mathes

    -"Empowering others and creating opportunities is the real impact of leadership." – Caryn G. Mathes

    Listener Challenge:

    This week, engage with your local public radio station and think about how they serve your community. Share your thoughts with us on social media using #BEATSWORKINGShow.

    Connect with Us:

    -Website: www.beatsworkingpodcast.com

    -LinkedIn: @BEATS WORKING Show

    -Instagram: @beatsworkingshow

    -Facebook: @Beats Working Show

    -YouTube: @BEATSWORKINGPODCAST

    Support the Show:

    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Your feedback helps us improve and reach more listeners.

    BEATS WORKING is a platform on a mission to redeem work—the word, the place, and the way. We believe that work is the most honorable act in the universe, and through inspiring stories and practical insights, we want to transform the way people think about work and help them discover greater fulfillment in their lives. We invite you to join us as we build community through sharing and actively demonstrating what we learn.

    If you have a show idea, feedback, or just want to connect, email host Mark Wright at mark@beatsworking.show.

    • 1 hr
    BEATS WORKING Bites: Plan Your Day the Night Before

    BEATS WORKING Bites: Plan Your Day the Night Before

    BEATS WORKING Bites features bite-sized wisdom from past guests of the BEATS WORKING podcast and WORKP2P founder Dan T. Rogers. Our mission is to redeem work—the word, the place, and the way. This episode of BWB was sourced from episode 77, “Unlocking Your Entrepreneurial Freedom with Rob Dube.” Enjoy!

    Resources Mentioned: 


    Rob Dube: LinkedIn
    Book: "Shine" by Rob Dube
    Dan T. Rogers: LinkedIn
    Organization: BEATS WORKING

    Connect with Us:

    -Website: www.beatsworkingpodcast.com

    -LinkedIn: @BEATS WORKING Show

    -Instagram: @beatsworkingshow

    -Facebook: @Beats Working Show

    -YouTube: @BEATSWORKINGPODCAST

    Support the Show:

    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Your feedback helps us improve and reach more listeners.

    BEATS WORKING is a platform on a mission to redeem work—the word, the place, and the way. We believe that work is the most honorable act in the universe, and through inspiring stories and practical insights, we want to transform the way people think about work and help them discover greater fulfillment in their lives. We invite you to join us as we build community through sharing and actively demonstrating what we learn.

    If you have a show idea, feedback, or just want to connect, email host Mark Wright at mark@beatsworking.show.

    • 15 min
    Wisdom from 83 Countries: Dwayne J. Clark on Living a Purposeful Life

    Wisdom from 83 Countries: Dwayne J. Clark on Living a Purposeful Life

    In this episode, Dwayne J. Clark shares his insights on the importance of forming meaningful relationships, the impact of his mother's Alzheimer's on his perspective, and his holistic approach to longevity. From his roots in poverty to becoming a leader in senior living, Clark discusses resilience, the role of high-quality managers, and the pursuit of purpose.

    Key Takeaways:


    High-Quality Humans (HQH): Surround yourself with people who uplift, support, and inspire you.
    Longevity Studies: Genetics only play a 22% role in longevity while purpose and relationships play a significant part.
    Leadership in Senior Living: Competency and trust are crucial for effective management and high-quality service in senior living communities.

    Guest:

    Dwayne J. Clark, CEO of Aegis Living and author of "30 Summers More."

    Resources Mentioned:


    Dwayne J. Clark: LinkedIn and Instagram
    Aegis Living: Organization and Facebook
    Dwayne J. Clark’s Book: "30 Summers More"
    Full Court: The Spencer Haywood Story (Documentary)
    Brain Scientist John Medina's Book: "Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp"

    Quotes:

    -"Don’t chase money or prestige; chase meaningful relationships that you won’t regret later in life." – Dwayne J. Clark

    -"Purpose and relationships, not stress, contribute most significantly to longevity." – Mark Wright

    Listener Challenge:

    This week, focus on building a meaningful relationship. Share your experience with us on social media using #BeatsWorkingShow.

    Connect with Us:

    -Website: www.beatsworkingpodcast.com

    -LinkedIn: @BEATS WORKING Show

    -Instagram: @beatsworkingshow

    -Facebook: @Beats Working Show

    -YouTube: @BEATSWORKINGPODCAST

    Support the Show:

    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Your feedback helps us improve and reach more listeners.

    BEATS WORKING is a platform on a mission to redeem work—the word, the place, and the way. We believe that work is the most honorable act in the universe, and through inspiring stories and practical insights, we want to transform the way people think about work and help them discover greater fulfillment in their lives. We invite you to join us as we build community through sharing and actively demonstrating what we learn.

    If you have a show idea, feedback, or just want to connect, email host Mark Wright at mark@beatsworking.show.

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
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16 Ratings

Keepin It Real Diehl ,

Great host, great ideas!

Love that this show is all about connecting humans and work. This show needs to be elevated because it’s message is so good. Don’t sleep on hitting play to a career filled with mission and purpose!

- Erin Diehl, Host of The improve it! podcast

Chris D Roberts ,

Great interview with Lilly! You two were amazing on TV back in the day.

Love the honesty and grit Lilly shared, the PBS story was great... Mark, love the direction and your a natural! If you want to be inspired tune in...

Chris Roberts

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Great show! Well produced and interesting content.

Really enjoy this show and the host has an even keeler approach along with a likable personality

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