41 episodes

Host Sam Ushio interviews people who have taken intentional steps to discover and live their ikigai. Each episode features inspiring stories that highlight the journey toward a living a life filled with purpose.

Ikigai Stories Ikigai Stories

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Host Sam Ushio interviews people who have taken intentional steps to discover and live their ikigai. Each episode features inspiring stories that highlight the journey toward a living a life filled with purpose.

    Micah Baldwin: Leadership Coach, Angel Investor, and Serial Entreprenuer

    Micah Baldwin: Leadership Coach, Angel Investor, and Serial Entreprenuer

    Sam talks with Micah Baldwin: executive coach, angel investor, and serial entreprenuer. Micah courageously shares his battle with addiction, depression, and anxiety while simultaneously achieving high levels of entrepreneurial success. He highlights how he's carved a path forward through serving others and the realization that it's okay to ask for help. Micah's three core values: Kindness, Distinct Point of View, and Acceptance/Vulnerability.

    • 57 min
    Rebekah Bastian, CEO & Co-Founder Of OwnTrail

    Rebekah Bastian, CEO & Co-Founder Of OwnTrail

    Sam talks with Rebekah Bastian, CEO & Co-Founder of OwnTrail, author of "Blaze Your Own Trail," and leader of the AuthenTech movement. She shares key milestones on her professional and personal journey that led to an entrepreneurial leap, the compassion and depth associated with a re-imagined social platform, and her mantra of "trust the process." Rebekah reinforces two important reminders that life isn't a linear path and we're better together.

    • 52 min
    Ikigai Intelligence Series #4: Relationship Management

    Ikigai Intelligence Series #4: Relationship Management

    A podcast series at the intersection of emotional intelligence, purpose-driven change management, and strengths-based positive psychology. In this episode, Sam and Josina discuss the EI concept of Relationship Management, why it's important in leadership, and provide actionable ideas for implementation.

    • 39 min
    Ikigai Intelligence Series #3: Social Awareness

    Ikigai Intelligence Series #3: Social Awareness

    A podcast series at the intersection of emotional intelligence, purpose-driven change management, and strengths-based positive psychology. In this episode, Sam and Josina discuss the social awareness, why it's important, and provide actionable ideas for implementation.

    • 29 min
    Toussaint Bailey, CEO of Enso Wealth and Founder of the Just Listen Project

    Toussaint Bailey, CEO of Enso Wealth and Founder of the Just Listen Project

    Sam talks with Toussaint Bailey, CEO of Enso Wealth and Founder of Just Listen Project. Toussaint describes how "uplifting" has become his primary focus, inspired by finding meaning in the grief associated with racism, and his lived experience of anguish and hope. He outlines how a journey of self-awareness has impacted his leadership style, the importance of an organizational culture built upon loving and trusting relationships, and the gifts afforded by vulnerability and authenticity.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ikigai Intelligence Series #2: Self-Management

    Ikigai Intelligence Series #2: Self-Management

    A podcast series at the intersection of emotional intelligence, purpose-driven change management, and strengths-based positive psychology. Sam Ushio and Josina Garnham discuss the definition of self-management, why it's important, and provide actionable ideas for implementation.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

johnbcreating ,

Perfect Balance of Story Meets Passion

Sam knows how to dive deep. This is not your typical podcast about what people are doing but instead who people are. This is needed in our world!

watttk ,

Inspiring

Very inspiring stories! They made me reflect on where I am in my journey to live my best life!

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