.“It’s not up to leaders to reach into the hole and pull people out. It’s up to leaders, and to anybody who wants to help, to back into that dark cave with that person and just sit there.” – Gianna Biscontini
On this episode of The Leadership Locker, Rich talks with the founder of W3RKWELL, Gianna Biscontini. Listen in as rich and Gianna discuss behavioral science, toxic positivity, self-care, and dealing with the stress of entrepreneurship.
Gianna Biscontini is a certified behavioral analyst and is the founder W3RKWELL, an analytics agency comprised of board-certified behavior analysts, experienced change agents, and inspired social scientists focused on solving your corporate culture issues from their roots.
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00:09 – Introduction
04:19 – What is a behavioral scientist?
07:16 – Gianna’s approach to behavioral science
09:42 – Behavioral science and business
14:37 – Dealing with the stress of entrepreneurship
18:19 – The importance of stillness
20:46 – Hitting rock bottom
26:10 – The dangers of rewarding the hustle
32:37 – “Projecting self-care is no self-care”
38:15 – Gender stereotype and self-care
41:53 – The power of saying “No”
43:59 – Toxic positivity
46:43 – Where to find Gianna online
47:11 – Rich’s closing thoughts
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