Given all the negative news and sometimes instability we may feel at times, there is no better time than now to stop and reflect on all the things that are good. Incorporating gratitude into our lives, and in our daily stream of consciousness, has many scientific proven benefits. In this podcast, Hank reminds us that there is "Always something to be thankful for."
Whether it's good or bad, whatever the expectation is will shape how we view the result. Sometimes your hope for the outcome guides the end result. No matter what you do, thinking the best possible outcome should be the expectation and standard.
What kind of life do you have with lowered expectations?
Hank Wagner tackles the topic of expectations for ourselves but also reminds us to be realistic in expectations of others. Listen as Hank puts his expectations into perspective in this podcast - "What Are you Looking Forward To Tomorrow?"
but only for one second without hope." - Hal Lindsay
In this podcast, Hank Wagner points out that hope is badly needed in our world and why we should all consider being "dealers of hope".
Did you know you have a light inside of you that also has positive benefits when it shines?
In Tom Thibodeau's podcast, he has a simple ask. "Let's keep the lights on."
In this podcast, Hank Wagner will help you answer this burning question - "Are you a leader?" Once you have your answer, find out how that piece of information should impact you and those around you.
Through Hank's story, learn the value of being a trustworthy person and the benefit of telling the truth always, but doing so with care and kindness. The results will be beautiful!
Hank Wagner joins us to show how people who enjoy consistent success know how to make great opportunities happen in their lives. Hank shares how you don’t need luck to make good things happen; you need strategy and he shares five habits to make more opportunity in your life.
It has been said that no matter how smart and skilled you are, it will not matter if your actions are less than desireable. In this podcast, Hank Wagner talks about respect - a concept referring to the ability to value and honor another person. Aretha Franklin sang about it, we all want it, but more importantly, as Hank points out, we all should be giving it. Giving and receiving respect is win-win and opens doors.
Tom Thibodeau shares his wisdom and three practices we should use when approaching difficult conversations. Learning to communicate in a healthy way, by approaching these conversations with compassion, can lesson confrontation, bring communities together and get things done.
Hank Wagner shares his perspective on being a professional and points out that being a professional has more to do with what's on the inside. Hear Hank's five standards of professionalizm.
We connect with friends and family when we share stories. We laugh and cry together. We build compassion, understanding and a widened perspective of what is possible.
Tom reminds us that when we end our day, month, year, or even our career, if we don't have a story to tell - then what do we have? Hear Tom's message on why the heart of telling a story can bring us all together and give us a sense of hope and gratitude.
Tom's message this week focuses on how it's a struggle to do it alone and how we are better individuals when we work together and support each other.
Our lives are going so fast that we tend to do what is urgent versus what is important. So many of us focus on getting ahead that we don’t necessarily slow down to take time to reflect on what’s going on within us. We need to bring our attention to what’s happening in our lives in a mindful way. A more productive and intentional life can come from going slow.
In today's PDPW Podcast Weekly, Tom Thibodeau, reminds us why it's important to press the pause button in order to take time for self-reflection and to find moments of silence. To learn more, listen to this week's episode: "Listening to ourselves".
Listening has become an art, especially In today’s world with smart phones, social media, and the need for immediate responses. It seems we are fast-forwarding through some important moments when we don’t take the time to listen. When you listen, your family, friends, employees and customers feel understood, accepted and heard. Every effective leader is a listener.
In this PDPW Podcast Weekly, Tom Thibodeau, talks about the importance of truly listening to someone and shares three positive benefits of effective listening.
Studies have shown that when we experience joy, we feel like we can take on new challenges and are open to new experiences. More importantly the presence of joy in our lives has shown to establish greater and more personal connections with others.
A new voice to PDPW Podcast Weekly, Tom Thibodeau, talks about the positive impact joy can have in our lives and why it is important that we convince others to be receptive to and make time for joy.
Research has shown that how your parents interacted with each other can and does have an impact on your own relationship — consciously and unconsciously. Without even realizing it, their relationship became a template of what a marriage looks like.
In this podcast Hank Wagner talks about how you need to evaluate your thinking about your marriage and determine what beliefs are worth holding on to, what you should let go of and what new beliefs for your marriage are possible. He also reminds us that marriage is the most important team there is because it affects generations. Your relationship is an example for your children.
Personal goals often fail because there is an underlying identity that has been formed through years of consistent habits. Hank Wagner dives deeper into belief systems and shares how we can take control over our circumstances if we learn how to change our way of thinking.
1. What can we do for someone grieving?
2. What can we learn from a loss?
3. What changes might we make in life?
In Hank Wagner's podcast "What do you think?", he takes a deep-dive into thoughts and the impact they can have on you. You will come away with tips on how to process your thoughts and also practices you can use to manage your thinking process.
In this podcast, Hank Wagner talks about being aware of our belief system. He warns us about how we influence children and encourages us to challenge our belief system as it is an opportunity for growth. Next time you interact with someone who disagrees with your position, use it as an opportunity to venture outside your intellectual bubble. The side effects may be increased humility, a higher degree of intelligence, better listening skills and a more original point of view.
Today's society uses technology to problem solve, and we are doing less actual thinking. Are we allowing technology to dumb us down by looking for ready made solutions instead of relying on our own instincts and thought processes.
In this podcast, Hank Wagner returns and explains why we need to care about our minds and our thoughts. More importantly, we need to care about the thoughts of others for better understanding and communication which leads to happier and more successful lives.
Negotiations are happening all the time both in business and in our personal lives. In this podcast, Dr. Becky Stewart-Gross, of Building Bridges Seminars, shares the 7 Steps of Win-Win Negotiations and shares how long-term relationships are more important than resolutions.
Hank Wagner questions whether we are using our minds to their fullest potential and taking advantage of this sophisticated "piece of technology". By consciously choosing to change our way of thinking, we can generate desired outcomes.
Like your car, life also gives you little warning signs, but are you making adjustments when you get them? If you want the best possible life, in this podcast, Hank Wagner advises that you can't go through life ignoring the warning signs and encourages to be more aware of what is available to you.
What if you could create technology that could transform our lives and even our relationships? What would you create? How much would you be willing to pay for this technology? In this podcast Hank Wagner explores the possibilities and asks "What if?"
While celebrating an important milestone in their marriage, Hank Wagner's wife, Pam, reflected on three important things that improved their relationship over time. Hank shares these tips that are effective in any type of relationship and also gives a challenge to those listening. Will you accept his challenge?
While that’s true, changing your attitude may alter your perspective during tough times and lead you to a positive outcome. So, as presenter Hank Wagner encourages in this week’s PDPW Podcast Weekly episode, pause and smell the flowers. Seriously, slow down to appreciate all the great things and people around you.