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Listen in and discover the REAL source of success and fulfillment in business and life. We're going to disrupt the old models of transformation and what it takes to achieve new levels of performance for entrepreneurs, solopreneurs and business leaders. Hustle, hard-work, and sacrifice are old, limiting ideas. We're going to point you instead to a powerful game-changing truth. The REAL source of innovation, growth and impact is not what you do, but where you come from. Said another way…your state-of-mind. Get inspired by REAL insights and stories of transformation by entrepreneurs and business leaders as they have learned to tap more powerfully into their true self, the deeper nature of life and access new capabilities and potential.

Real Business Real Lives Barbara Patterson

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 43 Ratings

Listen in and discover the REAL source of success and fulfillment in business and life. We're going to disrupt the old models of transformation and what it takes to achieve new levels of performance for entrepreneurs, solopreneurs and business leaders. Hustle, hard-work, and sacrifice are old, limiting ideas. We're going to point you instead to a powerful game-changing truth. The REAL source of innovation, growth and impact is not what you do, but where you come from. Said another way…your state-of-mind. Get inspired by REAL insights and stories of transformation by entrepreneurs and business leaders as they have learned to tap more powerfully into their true self, the deeper nature of life and access new capabilities and potential.

    124: Coming Alive in Your Business & Life with Usha Mayani

    124: Coming Alive in Your Business & Life with Usha Mayani

    Today you get to hear a conversation with Usha Mayani, from the Beyond Limits Virtual Summit that took place last year. Usha attributes peace and love as the force behind business and shares how this force creates more authentic, deeper, connected experiences. Citing moments of joy and deep sorrow, she recounts the transformational journey of finding peace within and “coming alive” in business and life.
     
    Usha Mayani is a visionary and entrepreneur with 30+ years of business experience in Panama's burgeoning capital, Panama City, and in the Colon Free Zone (CFZ), the largest duty-free zone in the Western Hemisphere. As the 2nd female president of the Free Zone Business Association (2016-2018), Usha Mayani led the effort to protect free trade between Panama and other countries at a time when trade partners like Colombia were blocking imports despite commercial treaties. Established in 1948, the CFZ continues to be a pillar of the country’s growing economy and a living, breathing monument to the contribution of immigrant families like the Mayani’s.

    • 36 min
    123: Accessing the Creative Formless Potential Behind Life for Your Business with Jules Swales

    123: Accessing the Creative Formless Potential Behind Life for Your Business with Jules Swales

    Today I speak to Jules Swales about the formless potential she accredits to the form of her business. Jules explains that though she didn’t have a specific vision for her business, the business began to naturally take shape when she simply “followed the nudges”. Jules shares what she’s learned about “settling in” to herself and accessing the real source of creativity.
     
    Jules Swales has studied Method Writing with Jack Grapes for over 16 years and in 2017 she launched the original Jack Grapes’ Method Writing live online program. Her classes are four times a year, and each class runs for eight weeks.  Her main focus is to invite students to experience and write from the Creative Genius that lives inside us all. Jules is also a Creativity Coach supporting clients writing and editing their books. She ran a writing/editing class for four years and has studied with the poet David Whyte in both the British Lake District, and on Whidbey Island where she studied Conversational Leadership with him for nine months.  Jules has a BA in Human Behavior (emphasis on Interpersonal Dynamics) and a MA in Spiritual Psychology.

    • 45 min
    122: Letting Love & Care Guide Your Leadership with Peter Wilson

    122: Letting Love & Care Guide Your Leadership with Peter Wilson

    Today you get to hear a conversation with Peter Wilson, from the Beyond Limits Virtual Summit that took place last year. Peter describes his journey with self-improvement, from seeking tools and trainings to the realization that the tools needed are already within him. Peter shares how this insight has helped foster his leadership from a place of love and care.
     
    Peter Wilson is Director of Business Improvement at GS1 UK, a trade association with over forty thousand retail and supply companies. He is a coach, facilitator and trainer, leading change initiatives and supporting others to thrive throughout.

    121: We Are Equipped to Rise to the Occasion with Nikki & Ged Welch

    121: We Are Equipped to Rise to the Occasion with Nikki & Ged Welch

    Today you get to hear a conversation with Nikki & Ged Welch, from the Beyond Limits Virtual Summit that took place last year. Together they share what they’ve seen from taking a curious and playful approach to life and business. Nikki & Ged speak to the intangible arsenal of connection, creativity and resilience we’re all fully equipped with, which allows us to rise to the occasion and handle anything that comes our way.
     
    Ged and Nikki Welch have been working together for the last 4 years helping organisations, businesses and individuals perform at the highest level by tapping into their innate wellbeing and potential. This results in innovation, engagement and transformation in the most surprising ways! Ged has been doing this work in his own business coaching practice for 18 years following a career in the drinks industry, predominantly running and managing whisky plants and businesses. Nikki is an author and start up founder in the hospitality industry having spent 20 years in the wine industry. Their business, Naturally High Performance is currently evolving to offer more options for organisations and individuals to explore and discover their own potential.

    120: A Simple Understanding That Comes With Major Rewards with Tim Feess

    120: A Simple Understanding That Comes With Major Rewards with Tim Feess

    Today I speak with Tim Feess, Co-Founder and CEO of GNARBOX. Tim once held the belief that the volume and velocity of his thinking were responsible for his success in business. In reality, the speed of his mind only created more distortion and clutter. Tim shares about the numerous rewards that come with a calm mind, where he still gets “caught up”, and the transformative power of listening.
     
    Tim Feess is Co-Founder and CEO of GNARBOX, a technology company based in Los Angeles that builds data management computers for a variety of applications. He is passionate about exploring nature, technology, and the human experience.

    • 46 min
    119: Take a Fresh Look When Business Looks Hard with Tracey McBeath

    119: Take a Fresh Look When Business Looks Hard with Tracey McBeath

    Today I speak to Tracey McBeath about an understanding that inspired a fresh perspective toward health and wellness. Once Tracey began to consider the inside-out nature of life, it completely shifted the way she approached health and work with clients. Tracey speaks about the transformation of her business, from things looking “too hard” to the evolution that took place from showing up present and taking a fresh look.
     
    Tracey McBeath is a health coach in Melbourne Australia, and also a mum of 5. She helps women to go beyond diets and restriction to find peace from within. Tracey also works alongside a number of dedicated GP’s to help people reverse type 2 diabetes. Her passion is to show that we are far more than the bodies we present to the world.

    • 43 min

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MariaW210 ,

Inspiring!

Thoroughly enjoyed this episode! Thank you so much!! I love how this discussion applies to those still in the work force and those retired. Well done!

Cheryl Wilkie ,

Barb Patterson

Barb is a wonderful leader, coach and friend to myself and so many others around the world.
Her kind heart is always available and her love for others is at a deep soul level. Love these podcasts. Thanks Barb for all you do for the world!

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Grateful!

I love so much about this podcast. I just listened to the one on the impact of our leadership presence. It was phenomenal! Loved seeing how ordinary it can be to simply slow down, get reflective and lead from there.

So appreciate you sharing these conversations.

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