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Do You Need A New Design For Change? Podcast with Michelle Etheve

Do You Need A New Design For Change?

Podcast with Michelle Etheve


Today we’re talking to Michelle Etheve, who specializes in enabling people to create purposeful, strength-based change. With a Master’s of Science in Coaching Psychology from the University of Sydney, post-graduate studies in Positive Psychology and Education, and experience utilizing human-centered design and appreciative inquiry, Michelle is sought around the world for her ability to create and deliver highly engaging learning and positive change experiences that enable people and teams to thrive.

In this episode, we explore how you can create more positive changes in your workplace by creating a coaching culture that supports continuous learning. We also explore where and why organizational changes often come unstuck.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [02:26] – Michelle explains how new research has found that organizational approaches to change can improve people’s wellbeing and create a virtuous cycle
  • [04:01] – Michelle provides a practical example of how one company is fusing wellbeing and changes approaches together as they deliver business outcomes
  • [08:09] – Michelle offers some tips for leaders to have more inclusive and meaningful conversations that invite people to take ownership of the changes that need to be created
  • [12:12] – Michelle shares some simple questions to help us support continuous learning as changes are implemented in our workplaces
  • [17:20] – Michelle shares an antidote to the “I’m too busy” stories that often bring change unstuck in workplaces
  • [18:46] – Michelle completes the Lightning round.

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Until next time, take care!  Thank you Michelle!

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