Olivia has served as a HR leader for Stryker since June 2012 and during this time she has successfully supported several large sales organisations, facilitated cross functional synergies, implemented DE&I strategies, developed onboarding programs, facilitated integrations and assisted with the development of many commercial leaders. Before joining Stryker Olivia retired from the US Coast Guard in 2012. Most notably in 2009 Olivia made Coast Guard history as she became one of two first African American Engineer officers to serve on a “major” cutter. Olivia is also the co-host of the Embracing Only podcast and is working on a book titled Only; a corporate survival guide.
Having a Master's in Public Administration, science and public policy, Nadine Bender Branham, focused early on towards the new economy with her first job at EB. After that she launched the online sales channel of a camera specialist before kicking off her career at Amazon Germany, which at the time was very much an infant state. Over the years in Amazon retail, she worked in many roles, supported and launched various businesses before in late 2020, she took on an additional opportunity in AWS to run the demand generation business for DACH and beyond
Kysha Gibson is a prominent and experienced management consultant specialising in the telecommunications, media and technology sector. She sits on Accenture’s Strategy & Consulting UKI Management Board and leads the Analyst Consulting Group (ACG) - the next generation of Strategy & Consulting talent for the UKI. She is deeply passionate about shaping future talent and strongly believes that the ACG (~900 employees) will be the key source of the next generation of Accenture and Industry leadership.
In this episode we explore the use of mindfulness to tame your non- stop mind, experience relaxation and calm, manage stress and work pressures, deal with overwhelm, and achieving a greater sense of self!
“This book is a revelation in so many ways that I cannot enumerate. Each chapter had me go to places I hadn’t considered going; to my experiences, my biases, my joys, and my gifts foremost among them! This book doesn’t just recommend what I should consider in my journey to building a net – positive life, it puts the steering wheel in my hand, with a road map and tangible actions to plot out what’s meaningful to me! I have lengthy notes. I highly recommend it!”
Today, I'm going to talk about productivity in roughly four to five minutes. I know you've read and implemented systems around productivity your entire life, yet frustratingly, you are still struggling to maintain your game consistently. What am I doing wrong, you ask? As when you look around your social feed, you see many people starting side gigs, growing their incomes. While you barely have time to breathe.
" in 2015, when I did my MBA, I read a book called Frugal Innovation written by Navi Radjou about how Indians create low cost solutions, like baby incubators and fridges using the most limited means. So all of these types of solutions were coming from a place of need, they were solving real problems in the world. And I started to look at what sort of my organisations were doing in terms of innovation. And it felt like they were trying to solve problems for the brand, but not problems for the world. And I thought, This is not what we need to be doing here. Like there needs to be a real change in how we approach solving problems."