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The Learnings and Missteps Podcast is about unconventional roads to success and the life lessons learned along the way.You will find a library of interviews packed with actionable take aways that you can apply as you progress on your path.Through these interviews yo will learn about the buttons you can push to Become the Promise You are Intended to Be.
Find yourself in their stories and know that your path is still ahead of you.

Learnings and Missteps Jesse & Rene

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

The Learnings and Missteps Podcast is about unconventional roads to success and the life lessons learned along the way.You will find a library of interviews packed with actionable take aways that you can apply as you progress on your path.Through these interviews yo will learn about the buttons you can push to Become the Promise You are Intended to Be.
Find yourself in their stories and know that your path is still ahead of you.

    Evolving Ecosystems The What and How of Change Management with Albert Oktovianus

    Evolving Ecosystems The What and How of Change Management with Albert Oktovianus

    Are you navigating the waves of change in the digital era? Lean in as Albert Octovianus, the LinkedIn luminary and maestro of change management, unravels the fabric of digital transformation, focusing on the human element within the vast ecosystem of progress. In a conversation that transcends time zones, Albert's personal saga from engineering to marketing unfolds, revealing the mosaic of experiences that have honed his expertise in personal branding and maintaining a harmony between work and life's passions.

    This episode is a treasure chest of strategies for the aspiring leader. Albert steers us through the nuances of change management with the finesse of a seasoned captain. He champions a people-centric HR approach, mapping out employee journeys to uncover transformative opportunities. Listen as we dissect the essential equilibrium between quick wins and the patience required for long-term success, and Albert's personal tales that echo the emotional complexity of transitioning teams from traditional practices to digital frontiers.

    Our voyage concludes with Albert's insights into cultivating ecosystems that bolster digital transformations and the art of mentorship. The discussion sails through the cultural perceptions of failure and the impact of our actions on every stakeholder in the corporate sea. Albert's commitment to guiding rising talent through career milestones is not just discussed; it's demonstrated. Join us for a masterclass in leadership that promises to empower you to create your own ecosystem of success.

    Connect with Albert at:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/albert-okto/


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    • 54 min
    Solo Cast on Transforming Shame into Shared Wisdom

    Solo Cast on Transforming Shame into Shared Wisdom

    Ever found yourself shackled by the chains of a victim mindset? Come along as I, Jesse, candidly unravel my own transformation from passivity to empowerment in this solo-cast that could very well mirror your own quest for self-realization. As we peel back the layers of life's challenges, we'll explore the awakenings that jolt us into growth and how the discomfort they bring can ultimately lead to profound personal development. By tapping into the collective 'data pools' of wisdom, not only can we enrich our own lives, but also become beacons of insight for those around us.

    In a vulnerable exposé, I tackle the thorns of shame and the courage it takes to repurpose our darkest moments into lessons that radiate healing. It's about owning our narrative, the slips, and falls included, and emerging with a newfound empathy for ourselves and others. By sharing these personal anecdotes and inviting you to do the same, this episode aims to weave a tapestry of connection and support. Together, we'll embrace the notion that none of us are alone on this winding road of self-growth, and in doing so, maybe you'll find the strength to turn your own trials into a guiding light for someone else's path.

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    • 19 min
    Building Bridges in Leadership and Modular Construction Advances with Sneha Kumari

    Building Bridges in Leadership and Modular Construction Advances with Sneha Kumari

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to truly inspire and empower a team? Our conversation with Ms. Sneha takes us through the labyrinth of leadership, from the factory floor to the cutting edge of modular construction. Sneha's rich perspective illuminates the necessity of empathy and cultural agility in melding Lean and Six Sigma methodologies with the ever-evolving construction landscape. We share stories of overcoming resistance and building accountability, peppering our discussion with insights on the thrill and challenges of supply chain management that keep this field perpetually vibrant.

    Navigating the waters of leadership can be a complex affair, especially when the crew has been sailing longer than the captain. This episode pulls back the sail on Sneha's transformation from a novice leader to one who leads with trust at the helm, emphasizing genuine care for the team that navigates the journey with you. We talk about the importance of establishing connections that transcend the workplace and the invaluable lessons that come with understanding the individual stories of your team members. If you're an emerging leader, there's a treasure trove of advice waiting for you on fostering an environment where everyone, including the leader, is part of the success story.

    Finally, we cast a lens on the art of connection in new terrains, touching on personal growth, the strength found in community, and the unexpected impact of online interactions. We also unveil a tech solution designed to ease the burden of software fatigue, aiming to create a user-friendly experience for construction professionals. As Sneha recounts the collaboration with my brother on this endeavor, we unpack the dynamics of working with family and the shared vision to offer a tool that truly resonates with its users. Wrapping up, we contemplate the legacy we wish to leave behind, hoping to weave a positive thread into the fabric of others' lives, proving that our professional pursuits can, indeed, become a force for meaningful change.

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    https://www.linkedin.com/in/snehakumari/
    https://www.youtube.com/@offsitedirt

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    • 39 min
    Strength, Balance, and Community: Mayra Martinez's Journey Through Adversity in the Electrical Industry

    Strength, Balance, and Community: Mayra Martinez's Journey Through Adversity in the Electrical Industry

    Mayra Martinez's story isn't just about overcoming obstacles; it's a beacon of hope that illuminates the strength of the human spirit. Join us on an emotional journey with the tenacious founder of M-squared Talent Solutions, as she shares her battle with the mysterious ailment, porphyria, and how it reshaped her life and career in the electrical industry. Through her narrative, we uncover the delicate dance between showing vulnerability and maintaining professionalism, and the profound impact this balance has on our personal growth and workplace dynamics.

    As we peel back the layers of Mayra's experiences, we grasp the true essence of community and the role it plays in our lives. Her story is a powerful reminder of the importance of self-care and setting boundaries, especially when the going gets tough. Mayra’s transformation from a high-level executive to a champion of a healthier work culture showcases how personal health crises can catalyze a movement towards change, not just for oneself but for an entire industry. This episode is a commitment to those struggling to find balance—offering strategies and real-life examples of how to prioritize well-being alongside professional success.

    Wrapping up, we extend our circle by highlighting the collective strength found in sharing our struggles. The upcoming accounts from our community, including a young electrician father navigating parenthood and career, further cement the notion that together, we are stronger. We celebrate the unsung heroes like Lance, Wilson, Irene, and Sergio, who have joined the quest to build a nurturing electrical community. Their stories, along with Maida's, are a testament to the power of camaraderie and the lasting legacy of resilience and compassion we can leave behind.

    Connect with Mayra at:
    https://www.msquared.biz/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mayrafmartinez/
    https://calendly.com/mmartinez-m2

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    00:00 Introduction to Mayra's Journey: Overcoming Adversity
    00:54 Deep Dive into Vulnerability and Professionalism
    01:14 The Power of Sacrifice and Community Support
    03:38 Embracing Vulnerability: Mayra's Personal and Professional Transformation
    11:06 The Harrowing Tale of Mayra's Fight for Life
    21:11 The Turning Point: Choosing Life Over Death
    23:42 Lessons Learned: The Importance of Self-Care and Leadership
    26:42 A Journey of Self-Discovery and Family Involvement
    26:57 Embracing a New Way of Living: Insights and Awe from the Next Generation
    27:43 The Power of Involving Your Children in Your Personal Growth
    28:35 From Crisis to Self-Care: Learning to Love Yourself
    29:54 Practical Steps Towards Self-Love and Balance
    30:44 The Importance of Sleep, Journaling, and Digital Detox for Well-being
    34:01 Building a Support System and Accountability for Personal Growth
    37:42 The Transformation from Corporate Executive to Entrepreneur
    49:02 Creating a Legacy: Building a Community for Electrical Professionals
    51:39 Reflections on Living a Life by Design
    52:43 Gratitude and Shoutouts: The Power of Community Support

    • 55 min
    Embracing Authenticity and Compassionate Leadership: A Heart-to-Heart with Matt Ohley

    Embracing Authenticity and Compassionate Leadership: A Heart-to-Heart with Matt Ohley

    Have you ever stood at a crossroads in life, wondering how to forge a path to genuine self-acceptance and leadership? Join us as our guest Matt Ohley shares his remarkable journey through solitude and introspection, unraveling the complexities of emotional growth and the pursuit of an authentic self. Our conversation is an intimate exploration of personal shame and the silent echoes of childhood emotional neglect, guiding listeners through the nuanced process of healing and finding one's purpose.

    We step into the realm of leadership, where the delicate balance between assertiveness and empathy takes center stage. Matt's stories from the construction industry breathe life into the idea of compassionate leadership, offering a fresh perspective on the impact of nurturing mutual respect within team dynamics. The episode is a testament to the power of relationship-building and the transformative effects of embracing both the strength and gentleness inherent in us all.

    Rounding out our heart-to-heart, we delve into the essential role of accountability and service in leadership. The narrative weaves together personal anecdotes and profound insights, emphasizing the responsibility leaders have to themselves and their teams. It's a call to action for all who lead: to serve by being our best selves, to guide with love and light, and to enrich our lives through unwavering support and continuous personal development. So, for those seeking to leave an indelible mark of positivity and growth, both personally and professionally, let this episode be your catalyst.

    Connect with Matt Ohley at:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-ohley-a89769107/
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    00:00 Introduction and Recap of Part One
    01:05 Listener Shoutout and Personal Reflections
    02:11 Deep Dive into Matt's Period of Solitude
    02:22 Unpacking Shame and Self-Worth
    03:19 The Impact of Emotional Neglect
    04:39 The Struggle of Identity and Persona
    05:40 Filling the Void: Personal Growth and Contribution
    06:33 The Power of Empathy and Understanding in Relationships
    07:52 The Journey of Self-Acceptance and Accountability
    09:11 Balancing Assertiveness and Empathy in Leadership
    14:48 Navigating Empathy and Compassion in the Construction Industry
    16:10 Balancing Leadership and Compassion
    17:25 The Importance of Accountability
    20:20 Finding Purpose in Service
    20:47 The Journey of Self-Improvement
    24:36 The Power of Connection and Community
    27:55 The Role of Vulnerability in Growth
    28:21 Improving the Construction Industry

    • 30 min
    Journey of Transformation: Construction & Meditation

    Journey of Transformation: Construction & Meditation

    Want to hear my open and raw conversation with Matt Oley, discussing our paths in the construction industry, navigating mental wellness, and the importance of mindfulness and meditation. We share our experiences and struggles with addiction, and how our paths have led them to a life of fulfillment. The conversation turns practical as we provide insights about how to embark on meditation for the first time, focusing on breath control. We also look into the impact of these changes on personal and social life. Matt highlights the importance of self-discovery in solitude, leading to transformative insights about oneself. This dialogue seeks to foster deeper understanding around mental wellness, mindfulness, and personal transformation within the construction industry and beyond.

    Connect with Matt Ohley at:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-ohley-a89769107/
    Support Matt in his efforts to bring Mental Wellness to Construction:
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    00:00 Introduction and Personal Stories
    00:30 The Importance of Mental Wellness in the Construction Industry
    01:19 The Power of Meditation
    02:14 Shoutout to LnM Family Member, Brian Buckingham
    03:20 Interview with Matt Oley
    05:04 Matt's Journey and Struggles
    06:29 Overcoming Personal Challenges
    07:45 The Persona and the Reality
    09:39 The Power of Vulnerability
    12:42 The Impact of Relationship Issues
    14:21 The Power of Now: A Life-Changing Book
    14:34 Discovering the Power of Mindfulness
    15:44 The Journey to Sobriety
    16:15 The Power of Books and Rehab
    18:14 The Art of Meditation
    18:47 Practical Steps to Start Meditating
    20:25 The Impact of Meditation on Personal Transformation
    21:47 The Challenges of Transformation
    22:16 The Power of Solitude and Self-Discovery
    25:08 The Journey Continues
    25:40 Reflections and Conclusions

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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18 Ratings

CRMconsultant ,

I’m lovin’ it!

Just listened to episode #3. Loving the conversation about masculinity traits and normalizing treating people like a human. More topics like these are needed in the world.

NextGenBuilder ,

LF TEAM

Jesse is a one-of-a-kind leader who understands the work that is done everyday on a jobsite. Where he differs from others, is heart for people. There is no other leader that values others quite like this guy!

Be ready to be challenged and to be motivated to grow in each podcast!

Sultanote ,

Great learnings for non-craft people in construction

I’ve worked with Jesse many years and I know that his message is truthful and with the honest intent of helping people in the construction industry. Listen to this great podcast so you can learn what our craft in the construction industry live everyday. They work very hard and most of the time we don’t recognize them - would it be because of our ignorance?

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