Welcome to Create New Futures. Every episode, best-selling author and host Aviv Shahar will explore ideas and insights that can awaken and inspire you to the opportunities you have to create new futures for you, your family, your teams, and for your business.
Life is too short to not be engaged in fascinating conversations that open, inspire and unleash new ways of thinking and seeing possibilities and beauty. Through Create New Futures, Aviv will engage in conversation with leaders and experts to explore practices that you can use to create and shape the future. With his guests, Aviv will put a magnifying glass on strategies and frameworks that he has applied to help senior executives and their teams achieve significant breakthroughs that lead to game changing results. Ideas, strategies, breakthroughs and practices that you can apply.
With his innovative ideas and frameworks, Aviv walks you through what you need to lead and transform an organization, and redesign your life to achieve new goals. Together with his guests, Aviv will explore how to develop strategy, how to lead to enable teams to unleash their brilliance and what is the inside work leaders must engage in to develop executive presence and charisma.
More than ever, humanity now needs people who are open and prepared to imagine, create, and sustain new futures. This is a time of great transformative and disruptive change. It demands our best imagination, courage, and creativity. Through this podcast, Aviv will inspire you to be tomorrow's agent by creating conversations that birth new possibilities for you and for the people in your life.
133 Julie Noonan - Leading with Curiosity & Transparency in the Wake of Shifting Generations in the Workforce
Julie Noonan is an Executive Coach and Strategic Change Consultant, helping corporate executives lead transformational change. Julie believes in the power of curiosity, empathy and diplomacy. Join Aviv Shahar as he and Julie engage in a rich discussion on key characteristics of the different generations in the workforce today, the importance of putting in energy work, and fundamental components to successful leadership.
00:32 – Aviv introduces today’s guest, Julie Noonan, who joins the show to share what makes her feelmost alive and major corporate trends she is noticing in the workplace 04:03 – The Great Bandaid Rip-Off 10:14 – The ‘Three Jobs Mindset’ 17:26 – Energy Work, Leadership, and Transparency 25:50 – Framing the four to five generations in the workforce currently 31:13 – Curiosity, Empathy, and Diplomacy 34:44 – Julie shares final key insights from her work 36:44 – One piece of advice Julie would give to her twenty-five year old self, two key learnings Julie values above all others, and final words of wisdom from Julie FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.avivconsulting.com/cnf133
132 Sophie Wade - Bringing Empathy & Self-Awareness to the Forefront of the Workplace
Sophie Wade is an international speaker, the author of Empathy Works , and is an authority on the future of work. Sophie believes that we are living in a seminal moment - a tipping point in time - where we have the technology and tools to make our lives a lot better. Join Aviv Shahar as he and Sophie expound on empathy as a leadership and workplace practice, the importance of leading with inquiry, and how work is evolving to better fit our lives.
00:32 – Aviv introduces today’s guest, Sophie Wade, who joins the show to share what she loves most about her work and the passion she has for changing work and the workplace for the better 04:07 – What ‘empathy’ means to Sophie 06:43 – The central theme of Sophie’s book, Empathy Works 10:17 – Framing empathy as a value, a mindset, and a practice 13:32 – Key challenges facing top executives today 15:48 – Leading with inquiry 21:21 – The various Generations at work 24:02 – Information is power 29:24 – Key formative experiences that shaped Sophie’s passion and critical choices she made to find her authentic voice 38:24 – One piece of advice Sophie would give to her twenty-five year old self and two key learnings Sophie values above all others 40:33 – Final thoughts from Sophie FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.avivconsulting.com/cnf132
131 Oscar Trimboli - How to Listen
Oscar Trimboli is the author of How to Listen: Discover the Hidden Key to Better Communication . He is the speaker and host of the podcast, Deep Listening, a podcast that is centered on creating practical tips and techniques to improve your daily listening. The world is a noisy place where you fight to be heard every day. Oscar understands this and joins the show to engage in a rich discussion on deep listening, facilitating conversations to get to the ‘essence,’ and the importance of having a listening ritual. Join Aviv Shahar as he and Oscar break down best practices to help you overcome barriers in How to Listen.
00:32 – Aviv introduces today’s guest, Oscar Trimboli, who joins the show to share what brings him joy, and the central idea behind his book, How to Listen 03:39 – Four consistent barriers to listening and the cost of not listening well 10:41 – Three microskills that can help progress your listening 15:34 – Making presence as practical as possible\ 18:11 – Facilitating conversations to get to the ‘essence’ 22:36 – Different levels of listening and the job of a listener 29:05 – The importance of having a ‘listening ritual’ 34:35 – What could be possible if everyone practiced deep listening 39:49 – One piece of advice he would give to his twenty-five year old self and two key learnings Oscar values above all others 41:09 – Final thoughts from Oscar FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.avivconsulting.com/cnf131
130 Dr. Eric Holsapple - Mindful Leadership
Dr. Eric J. Holsapple is a successful developer, author and entrepreneur who has used mindfulness to transform both his life and his business. He’s got a PhD in Economics and has been involved in the real estate industry for forty years. He guides clients on how to operate mindfully while improving business results. Eric is the Founder of Living in the Gap and today, he joins the show to discuss how mindfulness can transform business culture. His new book, Profit with Presence: The Twelve Pillars of Mindful Leadership , helps readers learn that bringing mindfulness to the workplace is an investment that pays out real dividends. Join Aviv and Eric as they engage in a meaningful discussion on Mindful Leading.
00:33 – Aviv introduces today’s guest, Dr. Eric Holsapple, who joins the show to share his passion for helping others and the importance of mindfulness and focus 04:33 – Three modes of being 06:53 – How Dr. Eric coaches the practices of focus and mindfulness 09:47 – Happiness and ‘Living in the Gap’ 13:34 – Mindful Leadership 19:53 – The central idea behind Dr. Eric’s book Profit with Presence 22:15 – The role of purpose in the map of meaning 23:00 – Service, gratitude, and the precision effect 26:23 – How Dr. Eric organizes his priorities 29:04 – One thing Dr. Eric would change about his past experiences and advice he would give to his twenty-five year old self 30:18 – Two key learnings Dr. Eric values above all others 30:49 – Final thoughts from Dr. Eric FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.avivconsulting.com/cnf130
129 Ashley Reichheld & Amelia Dunlop - The Four Factors of Trust
Ashley Reichheld & Amelia Dunlop are both passionate leaders within Deloitte Digital. Ashley works as a Principal and Customer & Marketing practice leader, while Amelia is the Chief Experience Officer. Their research is codified in the new book, The Four Factors of Trust : How Organizations Can Earn Lifelong Loyalty , where they offer practical guidance to measure and build trust in the relationships that matter most by cultivating humanity, capability, transparency and reliability. Join Aviv Shahar as he engages in a meaningful discussion with Ashley Reichheld & Amelia Dunlop centered on trust, humanity, purpose, and meaning.
00:30 – Aviv introduces today’s guests, Ashley Reichheld & Amelia Dunlop, who reflect on today’s topic: The Four Factors of Trust 02:56 – Key learnings Ashley & Amelia would pass along to the younger generation as they begin to shape their careers 04:49 – What younger workers think about trust and empathy 06:26 – Defining and measuring ‘humanity’ and how it relates to trust 09:42 – What it occurring with Generation Z 13:27 – How leaders can cultivate an environment of trust 16:29 – Why trust is critical across multiple institutions 17:34 – Reclaiming our humanity 19:54 – Ashley & Amelia share early influences on their careers 21:18 – The gender imbalance & sustainability 24:38 – Advice Ashley & Amelia give to young women entering the workforce 30:58 – Ashley & Amelia speculate on the future and necessary systemic changes 33:31 – Purpose, Meaning, and Trust 37:07 – Final thoughts from Ashley & Amelia FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.avivconsulting.com/cnf129
128 Court Lorenzini, Grant Canary, & Bryce Bennett - Solving Tough Problems
Today, we’re exploring how the future reveals itself through creative and innovative business leaders. This is a fantastically disruptive and transformative time. Global institutions and many large businesses have lost credibility and are no longer trusted. So, how can difficult social, environmental, and ecological challenges be solved? Join Aviv Shahar as he engages in a meaningful discussion with Court Lorenzini (Founder of Docusign), Grant Canary (CEO of DroneSeed) and Bryce Bennet (CEO & Co-Founder of Solo), three entrepreneurs who have worked on the cutting edge of solving difficult problems.
00:30 – Aviv introduces today’s guests, Court Lorenzini, Grant Canary, & Bryce Bennett, who join the show to expound on today’s topic: Solving Tough Problems 05:45 – The origin story of DroneSeed and Grant’s entrepreneurial journey 14:28 – Bryce shares the inspiration behind Solo and the work they are doing to help people in the Gig Economy 22:06 – A particularly gratifying moment for Bryce and the Solo team 25:01 – Entrepreneurialism, Authoritarianism, and Coalescence 35:19 – Grant reflects back on the moment he realized how important it was to combat climate change 37:18 – Bryce reflects on his passion for making an impact 39:53 – Court’s extraordinary upbringing and his introduction to entrepreneurship and leadership 45:41 – Bryce, Grant & Court share key learnings from their varied experiences 53:17 – Advice Bryce, Grant & Court would give to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to make their mark on this world and solve some of our most difficult problems FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.avivconsulting.com/cnf128
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Excellent conversations that engage and delight! Must listen!
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Really Enjoying This Podcast Series
Thoroughly enjoying this new podcast from Aviv Shahar. His in-depth conversations are insightful and each one is highlighting the breakthroughs that helped the guest move forward with their ideas. If you are a CEO, are managing an executive team, or running a business, your time would be well spent listening to these innovation-packed audio nuggets. Looking forward to future episodes.