Wholehearted Leadership Episode 9 – Embracing Failure and Unleashing Innovation with Jeffrey Schwab

How should individuals or teams within the organization perceive failure in order to thrive?

Is it possible to create a culture in organizations that embraces failure as a part of their innovation process?

In this thought-provoking episode of the Wholehearted Leadership Podcast, Jeffrey Schwab, Chief Learning Officer of a tech company, shares his unique perspective on embracing failure as a stepping stone to success, advocating for change, and living life as a constant experiment. He explains how visionary leaders are built amidst challenges by possessing an experimental mindset.

Jeffrey embodies positivity and child-like mentality which helps him to see the world with fresh eyes. With insatiable curiosity, he demonstrates an unwavering commitment to learn and evolve to become an effective leader.

In our deep conversation, he also invites us to get a glimpse on how his Improv training made his relationship with other people flourish through meaningful collaboration and by being anti-competitive.

Don’t miss this captivating episode that challenges the norm and encourages listeners to embrace failure, be an advocate for change, and embark on their own micro-adventures.

Wholehearted Leadership Episode 8 – The Power of Transformational Conversations with Gary Hubbell

In this captivating episode of the Wholehearted Leadership Podcast, we are thrilled to welcome Gary Hubbell, a compassionate coach of positive possibility who works with leaders and organizations to create meaningful change.

In this episode, Gary shares his insights and what it means to be a wholehearted leader and how to practice it in everyday life. We also dive into the three common barriers to wholehearted leadership and how to overcome them with curiosity, compassion, and courage.

Gary takes us on his journey, sharing riveting stories that illuminate his passion for conversations. He brings us into his 17 years of expertise since the inception of his own company, and basks in the wisdom he imparts. If you’re curious about the art and power of conversation, this episode is your chance to learn secrets that can transform not only how you lead but also your work and personal life.

This episode is full of insights, stories, and wisdom that will inspire you to elevate your consciousness and engage in meaningful dialogue with yourself and others. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from two passionate practitioners of transformational conversations. Tune in now!

Wholehearted Leadership Episode 7 – Empowering Leadership Through Speak-Up Culture with Stephen Shedletzky

As a leader, how do you make it safe and worth it for people to speak up without fear of being ignored or of retribution?

Do you hold both yourself and your team accountable for creating and maintaining a Speak Up culture?

In this new episode of the Wholehearted Leadership Podcast, Stephen Shedletzky shares how he reclaimed his power of speaking up and the profound impact it has had on his life. He shares his transformative journey from his speech impediment as a child, to finding inspiration from his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, who served as a powerful model of passionate communication and empathetic leadership for him.

Stephen also shares the complexities of speaking up, emphasizing the importance of welcoming healthy disagreements as a catalyst for growth. These moments can become opportunities for learning and self-reflection.

Tune in and learn more about how embracing the art of speaking up can unlock your own potential and become an advocate of Speak-Up Culture!

Wholehearted Leadership Episode 6 – Leading with Audacity with Marta Pardo

How audacious are you to take the lead? Do you dare to take risks as a leader?

Marta Pardo’s unique story showcases the remarkable journey she has taken in life, overcoming adversities such as losing a loved one to become the leader she is today.

When her father, who was running their family business with 80 team members, suffered a heart attack, Marta was thrusted straight into the leadership position at a very young age. She had bigger shoes to fill and had to grow up very quickly.

In this episode, Marta introduces the idea of Audacity as a key trait for Leaders. And how this had taught her that we can always make a choice to lean into positivity instead of succumbing to negativity.

Her journey will inspire you to show up as the leader you can be or always wish to be so you can light up your people in passion.

Be all ears to this Wholehearted Leadership podcast episode, learn the Power of Audacity, and how to embrace change in the face of adversity as exciting opportunities await.

Wholehearted Leadership Episode 5 – Listening as a Power Skill for Leaders with Raquel Ark

Listening is an important skill for leaders today.

How effectively do you listen to your team members? To their ideas, concerns or opinions?

As things are moving ever more quickly, time-stressed leaders are becoming poorer at listening to the inputs of their team members.

This may stifle creativity and innovation. Employees who feel unseen, unheard and therefore unappreciated may be disengaged and disempowered. How can you be more attentive and show that you value your team members?

The Wholehearted Leadership Podcast is delighted to have Raquel Ark as a guest in our latest episode.

The episode sheds light on how listening to ourselves can empower our lives and those around us, allowing us to become more aligned and more integrated with our authentic selves. As a result, you invariably become a more wholehearted leader who is then able to extend that listening to other people.

Listen as Raquel shares so many golden nuggets of practical tips and wisdom that we can apply so that we can become better listeners AND more impactful leaders.

Wholehearted Leadership Episode 4 – Leading with Curiosity with Dr. Julie Pham

What does it mean to be curious? How does internal curiosity work in order to become an impactful leader? How can it help you sustain your relationship with others?

Here’s another thought-provoking episode of the Wholehearted Leadership Podcast, where we discuss how we can promote outward and inward curiosity in building healthier relationships with others. I’m honored to have Dr. Julie Pham, founder of CuriosityBased, a consulting practice helping organizations foster more curiosity to build trust, communication, and collaboration.

In our conversation, Dr. Julie Pham reveals her life experiences and strategies for using curiosity as a tool to break down barriers, and connect with people from diverse backgrounds. She provides actionable advice on how curiosity can serve as a catalyst for respecting and valuing others’ perspectives, even when they differ from our own.

Join us for this inspiring and insightful episode! Whether you’re a leader seeking to enhance your skills or simply someone interested in the power of human connection, this conversation with Dr. Julie Pham is sure to leave you reflecting on how to cultivate curiosity in your own life!


Wholehearted Leadership Episode 3 – Developing Empathetic Leadership with Rob Volpe

Empathy is one of the most talked about qualities that’s required of leaders today. How can you lead with empathy in a world that’s craving connection, more than ever?

Join us for another insightful episode of the Wholehearted Leadership Podcast, where we take a deep dive into the world of empathy with Rob Volpe, who calls himself the Empathy Activist.

In our conversation, Rob shares his deep personal journey, illustrating how empathy has shaped his life and work. Together, we’ll unlock how cultivating your empathy skills isn’t just a leadership skill, it’s a transformative force that can bridge relationships and foster meaningful connections.

Tune in, learn, and take the next step toward becoming a more empathetic and impactful leader!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 13 – Healing through the Power of Mindfulness with Ratna Juita

How do you move on and heal from past trauma? Is there a way to cultivate a kinder relationship with yourself for all the emotional scars it left you? How do you detach from past trauma and focus on the present?

In this latest episode of the Wholehearted Podcast, we embark on a journey of healing. We are grateful to have Ratna Juita sharing her personal journey of vulnerability, self-discovery, and how mindfulness played a pivotal role in her own healing process.

For Ratna, it takes Awareness and Acceptance, Balance, and Curiosity and Care (ABC) to embrace mindfulness. This allows her to become a better version of herself by establishing a profound connection with her inner self.

Join us as Ratna unveils the transformative power of mindfulness! Tune in and be mindful of the lessons wholeheartedly!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 12 – Anniversary Special: Lessons from my 1 year of Podcasting

Over the past year, I’ve had the privilege of engaging with remarkable guests who have shared their stories of vulnerability, resilience, wisdom and personal growth. We’ve explored the depths of what it means to be wholehearted in a world that often encourages pretense. From keynote speakers to authors, artists to fitness experts, thinkers to explorers, we’ve learned diverse perspectives on entrepreneurship, mental health issues, handling setbacks, transformations, and more.

Join us as we celebrate our first anniversary with an inspiring journey through a year filled with wholeness and heartfelt conversations. In this episode, we’ll revisit how I started my podcast, challenges that became an opportunity to improve myself and the show, and invaluable lessons that inspired many.

Thank you for being a part of the Wholehearted Podcast as we mark this significant milestone! Stay tuned for more transformative episodes in the years to come!

Wholehearted Leadership Episode 2 – Unleashing the Power of Your Leadership Vision with Petr Ludwig

How do you set the stage for your entire organization or team as a leader? Do you make your vision compelling that ignites inspiration and cultivates a sense of purpose?

Here’s another empowering episode of the Wholehearted Leadership podcast where we are honored to have the renowned keynote speaker and author of the best-selling book, “The End of Procrastination”, Petr Ludwig. Join us as we explore the profound dimensions of his leadership vision, mission, and purpose.

In this episode, Petr shares his expertise, personal stories, and practical advice to equip you with the tools you need to become an exceptional leader. Whether you’re an aspiring leader or a seasoned executive, this episode will allow you to discover the keys to create a shared vision that unites and motivates a team towards achieving extraordinary results.

Wholehearted Leadership Episode 1 – Cultivating a Culture of Empathetic Leadership with Febronia Ruocco

How has empathetic leadership transformed business leaders these days?

What are some of the obstacles that impede them from leading wholeheartedly?

How do they help their people unlock their potential and build a growth mindset?

In this first episode of the Wholehearted Leadership podcast, Febronia Ruocco dives deep into the essence of empathetic leadership and its profound impact on groups and individuals. She also expounds on how curiosity helps in leading cross-cultural teams.

Listen and learn how living your vision, mission and purpose can help you flourish and cultivate a culture of empathy!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 11 – Smashing Physical and Mental Barriers with Barbara Chng

Do you sometimes find yourself focusing on your physical limitations amidst some challenging events in your life?

Have you ever lost your confidence due to the way people perceive you physically?

How do you unleash your strength in the face of people’s criticisms and judgment?

In a world filled with unrealistic beauty standards and rampant body shaming, it is important to develop a resilient mind and embrace one’s body as it is.

In this new episode of the Wholehearted Podcast, Barbara Chng, 49 and a mother of adorable twins, shares her personal journey in the fitness world and how this experience has helped her transform her personal life and career tremendously. With her story, she has proven that she can tap into her inner strength, unlock her power, and face her adversities with confidence.

Tune in and reflect how you can also embrace your strengths and create positive changes in your life!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 10 – Rising Stronger from Setbacks with Srijata Bhatnagar

Are you feeling stuck and directionless after a setback or failure?

How do you face every adversity that hits you?

Do you have the right mindset, the right processes, the right tools, and the right people to support you?

In this new episode of the Wholehearted Podcast, we are honored to have Srijata Bhatnagar enlightening us that setbacks are genuinely awesome. Acknowledging failures, owning them and embracing every moment is the key.

Learn how to rise stronger after a failure by unwrapping it as a hidden gift and turning each adversity into an opportunity of growth of a lifetime!

Enjoy this episode as you take in the profound lessons wholeheartedly!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 9 – Unlocking Your Success by Reinventing Yourself with Adeline Tiah

Do you find your mind spinning crazily with greater uncertainties, ambiguity and anxiety?

How can we thrive in, not just survive in this fast changing times?

What if a growth mindset is not enough? What do we need?

In this new episode of the Wholehearted Podcast, Adeline Tiah shares that we need a Reinvent Mindset, to constantly renew and reinvent ourselves.

She shares pivotal moments in her career and insights from her book, Reinvent 4.0. A conversation which will inspire you with ideas on how to consistently embrace a Reinvent Mindset!

Listen and enjoy the profound learnings wholeheartedly!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 8 – Breaking Barriers: Honoring Women’s Remarkable Achievements on International Women’s Month

In this special episode of the Wholehearted Podcast, we look back on the highlights of some of the previous episodes with our Remarkable Female Guests. In celebration of International Women’s Month, we have curated an exceptional exchange of stories and insights from a diverse group of women talking about breaking barriers, winning moments and bold moves that have made tremendous strides in their lives!

This episode will surely inspire and empower you, regardless of gender, to live a wholehearted life!

Enjoy listening as we dive into our conversation with these incredible women!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 7 – Building and Nurturing Meaningful Connections with Jessica Fabrizi

It all started when every single afternoon at primary school, she would write letters to pen pals at the age of five. It was her biggest joy connecting with people from different places. From then on, it made her interested to learn different cultures and languages, such as English, German, French, Norwegian, Italian, to name a few. Building connections has been a powerful gift that Jessica Fabrizi has been using to connect with people ever since she was very young.

Today, Jessica continues to build her own influential network and community by helping personal brands growth-hack their visibility and credibility, so that they skyrocket their impact and revenue. She shares integral techniques and strategies on Personal Branding, Thought Leadership, Media Relations and Super Connecting. Thanks to her fifteen years of experience as a PR executive for world-renowned brands such as Fiat, Peugeot and Singapore Airlines, she knows how to make any story newsworthy.

Join us in this new episode of the Wholehearted Podcast, where we get the chance to know the Personal PR Strategist, founder of JFab Personal PR, Jessica Fabrizi. In this conversation, discover how you can also build and nurture meaningful connections that can last a lifetime!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 6 – Living Fearlessly and Embracing The Value of Freedom with Yana Fry

For Yana Fry, freedom all began when she left her country at a young age and explored different places to discover what she’s capable of. Her courage led her to become more independent and let go of the things that are not aligned to her mission. It is one of the strong values she lives by all her life.

Today, with her fearless heart, Yana has been a source of daily inspiration and practical tips on how to create a happy, healthy and fulfilled life. She ignites humans’ minds, hearts and spirits through her podcast, coaching, poetry, and global speeches, to name a few.

Enjoy listening to this new episode of the Wholehearted Podcast with Yana Fry! Learn how she embodies such freedom and bravery in facing her life’s challenges!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 5 – Developing Your Powerful Self-Belief with Yasmine Khater

Yasmine Khater believes that our failure to show up wholeheartedly is because we are misaligned. For many of us we struggle to show up as who we actually are due to unresolved childhood trauma.

She comes from a Mixed Parentage of Arab Father and Asian Mother. Growing up she found it hard to navigate the conflicting expectations and rules.

It’s only on a trip to an African Leadership Conference in Ghana where she had this insight. The difference between her and any authority boils down to the unspoken narrative.

It’s the unspoken narrative that determines your destiny. Authorities have a different programming. And the best part we can reprogram our faulty patterns. Yasmine shares her tools and strategies of challenging her limiting beliefs, to develop self-worth.

In this new episode of the Wholehearted Podcast, listen to how Yasmine Khater continuously challenge herself, and build her self-belief to move closer to her goals. Indeed, a deep conversation about life, mission, people, and values.

Learn more about Yasmine’s journey and be moved by her story wholeheartedly!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 4 – Living the OutdeBOX Life with Harish Kumar

Harish Kumar is a Global Keynote Speaker, Artist, and Filmmaker. His mission in life is to tap the creative potential in business leaders and organizations using PLAY to attain the best of business creativity.

Constantly learning and inculcating a PLAY culture is something that spots Harish’s artistry. Protecting his inner child in him is very important as this nourishes his curiosity and hunger to explore more about life.

Discover more about OutdeBOX Harish and be inspired by his creative mind as you listen to this new episode of the Wholehearted Podcast!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 3 – The Power of Being Seen with Sha Nacino

Never in her dreams did she think of becoming a Professional Speaker, a Writer, and even a Producer of her songs. But because she was SEEN by her mentors, she felt she could do more and help people more.

Today, Sha Nacino has spoken in front of hundreds and thousands of people in different countries around the globe on the key message of Gratitude, Happiness, and Productivity. She has also published more than 15 books which have touched the lives of many. She is the founder of the The 90-Day Book Writing Challenge, World Gratitude Summit, Global Authors Summit, and the HR Summit Global, to name a few.

Learn how the power of being seen transformed her in this special episode of the WholeHearted Podcast! Listen and take note of the lessons wholeheartedly shared by the Possibility Igniter herself, Sha Nacino!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 2 – Understanding and Embracing Your Core Values with Sha-En Yeo

Sha-En Yeo is a TEDx Speaker, Positive Psychology Expert and a Happiness Scientist. She is a graduate of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) from the reputable University of Pennsylvania. Her journey of becoming an influential speaker was not easy, but it was truly fulfilling.

In this episode, Sha-En and I talked about how she understood her wants, needs and desires. She managed to become a successful speaker without letting go of her core values. This gave her strength to be more courageous and true to herself.

Listen to our second episode and take note of the key learnings Wholeheartedly!

Wholehearted Podcast Episode 1 – How Being Unseen and Unheard Helped Kerrie Phipps Develop a Sensitivity to People’s Voices

For a long time, Kerrie Phipps was unseen and unheard. At 17, her teacher told her she won’t be able to find a job, so she searched for and landed one the next day. At 30, completely burned out, a doctor told her that she won’t be able to work for the next 10 years. She felt lost and disconnected from herself and her surroundings.

The turning point came when Kerrie discovered the world of coaching. Working with a coach and attending coach training, have helped her reconnect to her life purpose and her innate gifts – the ability to be present to other people. As an accredited coach today, Kerrie brings her empathy and exquisite sensitivity to listen and understand people’s extraordinary stories, and help them see the world from a different perspective!

In this episode, hear how Kerrie overcomes her life challenges, heals from her pain and leans powerfully into a WholeHearted Life!




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