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Balancing Leading and Living

#242: A Look at Regaining Trust in Leadership Through a Polarity Intelligence Lens

In this episode, we delve into the critical theme of trust in leadership. Amidst today's volatile landscape, Tracy and Michelle explore polarities such as Stability and Change and Directive and Participative Decision-making, emphasizing the need for balance to foster trust and achieve shared goals. Highlighting the importance of organizational culture and healthy relationships, they stress the value of trustworthiness, meaningful dialogue, and embracing diverse perspectives. The conversation underscores the significance of creating an environment where voices are heard, connections are nurtured, and trust thrives. For full show notes and links, visit  https://www.missinglogic.com/truleader If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc  https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC  https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC  https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/
February 28, 2024

#241: A Human Centered Conversation with Meg Wheatley

In today’s insightful episode, we delve into the core of perseverance and human-to-human warriorship with the esteemed Dr. Margaret Wheatley, a distinguished author and leadership expert. With decades of experience and wisdom, Margaret shares profound insights into the challenges and opportunities of leadership in today's dynamic world. As the author of "Perseverance" and the upcoming "Restoring Sanity," she provides practical strategies and empowering practices to help leaders navigate complexity and nurture resilience. Margaret Wheatley is a globally recognized writer, speaker, and thought leader in the realm of leadership and organizational change. Rooted in systems thinking and dedicated to exploring new paradigms, Margaret has authored influential books such as "Leadership and the New Science" and "Perseverance." As a trailblazer, she has committed her career to inspiring leaders to embrace resilience, compassion, and a deeper understanding of the human spirit. Join us as we explore the significance of community, the power of self-awareness, and the role of Warriors for the Human Spirit in preserving the essence of humanity amidst societal challenges. For full show notes and links, visit  https://www.missinglogic.com/truleader If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc  https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC  https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC  https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/
February 21, 2024

#240: Personal Workplace Lessons from Ovell Barbee

In this episode, tune in for an engaging discussion with our special guest, Ovell Barbee, a renowned visionary Human Resources leader, consultant, and speaker with a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Ovell shares insights from his book, "The Big House," which explores a human-centered and progressive approach to DEI and positive workplace engagement. The conversation delves into overcoming challenges, fostering meaningful dialogue, and advocating for systemic change to create a more inclusive and equitable workplace. Ovell Barbee stands as a luminary in Human Resources, having held executive roles in Fortune 500 companies. As a chief diversity officer, speaker, and consultant, Ovell is deeply committed to advancing DEI initiatives. His firm, Ovell Barbee & Associates, reflects his dedication to cultivating inclusive work environments. Ovell’s book, "The Big House," serves as a valuable resource, sharing lessons from his career and offering actionable recommendations for organizations striving to enhance their DEI efforts. Come join us for a compelling conversation on navigating the complexities of diversity, equity, and inclusion. For full show notes and links, visit  https://www.missinglogic.com/truleader If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/
February 14, 2024

#239: Creating Next Level Teamwork with Tim Arnold

In this episode, we are thrilled to bring you a distinguished guest who needs no introduction in the world of leadership development and team building. Join us in welcoming Tim Arnold, an expert with over two decades of experience guiding leaders through the complexities of managing teams effectively. Tim Arnold is not only a seasoned author, having penned his best-selling book   "The Power of Healthy Tension," but also a practitioner who has applied his insights in organizations such as the United Nations, Compassion International, and the Royal Bank of Canada. As we dive into this conversation, Tim shares perspectives on polarities and paradoxes, offering invaluable insights on five polarities that, if leveraged well, can improve team performance. Tune in for an enriching dialogue that transcends conventional leadership paradigms, as Tim shares his wealth of knowledge and real-world experiences. For full show notes and links, visit  https://www.missinglogic.com/truleader If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/
February 7, 2024

#238: Balancing Artificial Intelligence with Human Intelligence

Today's episode is not just a discussion; it's a journey into the future – a future where Artificial Intelligence intersects with Human Intelligence, unlocking unprecedented possibilities. Join us as we discuss the disrupter and promise of Artificial Intelligence, and why it's paramount to balance it with our innate human capabilities. We talk about how combining these two intelligences, the challenges that lie ahead, and the thrilling potential awaiting those who embrace this paradigm shift. If you're a leader poised for innovation and growth, you won't want to miss this episode. Get ready to navigate the dynamic interplay between Artificial Intelligence and Human Intelligence – it's a game-changer, and you're at the forefront! For full show notes and links, visit  https://www.missinglogic.com/truleader If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/
January 31, 2024

#237: Leadership and The Imposter Syndrome with Tori Shaw Morawski

The episode provides valuable insights as we engage into a meaningful dialogue with our special guest, Toria (Tori) Shaw Morawski. We talk about overcoming Impostor Syndrome, embracing vulnerability, and building community that celebrates successes, ultimately contributing to personal and professional empowerment. Tori is a clinical social worker, certified diversity practitioner, and CEO of Globally Empowered, a consulting firm dedicated to advancing workforce development through diversity, equity, and inclusion. Join us and be inspired to lead authentically, celebrate victories, and embrace the transformative power of discomfort. For full show notes and links, visit  https://www.missinglogic.com/truleader If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc  https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC  https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/
January 24, 2024

#236: Polarity Intelligence: The Missing Logic in Leadership Book is OUT!

In this episode, we’re excited to share that our book is finally out, “Polarity Intelligence: The Missing Logic in Leadership." Unravel the profound insights from our newly released book and join us as we dive deep into the crucial aspects of understanding polarities, the skills to leverage them and why it's a game-changer for leaders in both personal and professional realms. For full show notes and links, visit  https://www.missinglogic.com/truleader If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc  https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC  https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC  https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/
January 17, 2024

#235: The Journey with Our Book Coach Adele Booysen

In this episode, we invite you to an engaging conversation with Dr. Adele Booysen, an esteemed book coach and editor. Adele Booysen is a coach, book editor, and writer with over 30 years of experience in various countries, including South Africa and Taiwan. She has worked in various roles involving writing, editing, photography, and leadership development, and has co-written and ghostwritten several books, including one that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. We focus on details of our collaboration, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of our book, "Polarity Intelligence: The Missing Logic in Leadership." Learn about the challenges, triumphs, and the unique approach Adele brings to the world of nonfiction editing. Get ready as we explore the impact of Polarity Intelligence™ beyond the pages of the book, offering valuable insights into its practical application in everyday life. For full show notes and links, visit  https://www.missinglogic.com/truleader If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc  https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC  https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC  https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/
January 10, 2024
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The TRU Leader Podcast

Do you wish you had a mentor with decades of experience who could show you how to bust through leadership norms, adopt new ways of thinking, and apply practical strategies to succeed in your personal and professional life?

That’s exactly what you will get when you tune into The TRU Leader Podcast with your hosts, life and business besties, polarity intelligence experts and authors, Dr. Tracy Christopherson and Michelle Troseth. Their specialty is identifying and leveraging the tensions that show up and wreak havoc in all aspects of your life whether you are a formal or informal leader, small business owner, or entrepreneur.

Each episode is a weekly dose of personal and professional development giving you practical and tactical tools and strategies to help you reach your full leadership potential, create the life you love, and be a Thriving, Resilient, and Unstoppable (TRU) leader.

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Tracy Christopherson, MS, BAS, RRT

Tracy Christopherson, MS, BAS, RRT

Tracy Christopherson, MS, BAS, RRT is the co-founder of MissingLogic, LLC, a company dedicated to helping healthcare organizations combat burnout by creating healthy work cultures leveraging the Healthy Healing Organization (H2O) Framework. Tracy has over 20 years of experience coaching and mentoring healthcare leaders across North America to establish interprofessional collaborative practice environments.

Tracy currently works with healthcare leaders, helping them establish and maintain resilience and work-life balance, so they can make a difference, live on purpose, and perform at the highest level in every meaningful aspect of their life. Tracy is also the co-host of Healthcare’s MissingLogic Podcast and she’s a doctoral candidate in Interprofessional Healthcare Studies at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL.
Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN is the co-founder of MissingLogic, LLC, a company dedicated to creating healthy healing work culture organizations through the Healthy Healing Organizations (H2O) Framework and coaching healthcare leaders to be resilient and balanced leveraging the Dynamic Balance Effect Framework™. Michelle is the co-host of Healthcare’s MissingLogic Podcast, a podcast focused on unleashing the power of Polarity Thinking in healthcare.

Michelle is the immediate past president of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) representing 14 different health professions to advance interprofessional care in the U.S. Michelle has held industry and national leadership roles to advance professional practice in healthcare settings across North America. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

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