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Authentic Living

Roxanne provides an empowering and supportive space for everyone to listen and engage in thought provoking conversations about everyday life with real people who have a passion for living life to the fullest.

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Mental Wealth and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Mike Pagan
In this episode, Roxanne engages Mike Pagan in a candid conversation about mental health, workplace dynamics, and the importance of self-care. They explore the impact of hybrid working on mental health, discuss the dangers of portraying perfection in leadership, and offer practical steps for improving workplace connection. The conversation wraps up with a challenge to listeners to analyze their relationships.
32:50 5/18/24
Jan and Jillian on being identical twins in psychology, workplace conflict, and their book 'The Boundary Badas'
Roxanne sits down with Jan and Jillian, identical twins with a background in psychology, to discuss their insights on family dynamics, resolving workplace disputes, and managing challenging personalities. They also delve into their book "The Boundary Badas", explore gender disparities in conflict resolution, and share strategies for dealing with difficult employees.
26:58 5/9/24
Barb Veder and Roxanne Derhodge discuss holistic workplace mental health and the role of leadership
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge converses with Barb Veder about the critical issue of mental health in the workplace. They discuss the impact of COVID-19 on work culture, the need for a holistic approach, and the four pillars of safety. The episode also covers leadership training, the role of trust, and an overview of Aurora Well-being's services. It concludes with a call to action to address current corporate concerns.
32:32 5/2/24
Neurodivergence, vintage dancing, and advocacy: a conversation with Kristin Light
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge chats with Kristin Light, a vintage dancer and advocate for neurodivergence in the workplace. They delve into Kristin's personal experience with mental health and her transition to advocacy. They discuss the importance of authenticity, relationships, and leadership in the workplace, as well as the role of mental health in organizations. Also, they explore the concept of demonstrating diversity of thought using Lego. Towards the end, they touch on the significance of neurodiversity in strategic plans and introduce Roxanne's new book.
36:50 4/25/24
Understanding neurodiversity in the corporate world with Kristen Light
Roxanne Derhodge engages with Kristen Light in a thought-provoking discussion about neurodiversity's role and implications in the corporate world. Kristen candidly shares her personal neurodivergence journey, including the concept of 'masking'. The conversation delves into the stigma surrounding therapy and mental health, authenticity struggles, and societal expectations. Emphasizing the power of diversity in problem-solving, they underscore mental health as a business strategy. They also offer guidance for leaders to aid neurodiversity in the workplace and discuss Kristen's neuro inclusion program. The episode wraps up with a glimpse into Roxanne's new book, "ROR: Return on Relationships".
33:08 4/5/24
Impact of trauma, self-awareness in leadership and the art of being authentic with Mark Meyer
In this episode, Roxanne welcomes Mark Meyer to discuss the impact of trauma on life choices and the importance of course corrections in life's journey. They delve into self-awareness in leadership, and explore Mark's book, "The Art of Being Authentic". The conversation also covers the role of vulnerability in authenticity, the significance of recruiting with values in mind, and the necessity of updating values and beliefs according to life changes. They end with a discussion on the importance of bringing personal values to work.
39:04 3/21/24
Michel Arsenault on the intersection of gender diversity, workplace policies and authenticity
In this episode, social worker Michel Arsenault joins Roxanne Derhodge to discuss the evolving recognition of gender diversity in the workplace. They delve into common misunderstandings, the importance of incorporating gender diversity in company policies, and navigating the delicate balance between employee privacy and company transparency. Strategies for addressing potential transphobia on social media platforms are also considered, alongside the vital role of diversity in innovative businesses.
37:47 3/14/24
Finding Your WHY and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Jevon Wooden
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge talks with Jevon Wooden about his life journey, military experience, and the importance of resilience. Jevon shares his insights on empathetic leadership, overcoming adversity, and the role of feedback in personal growth. The discussion also includes highlights from Jevon's book, "Own Your Kingdom".
40:49 11/15/23
Leadership Lessons Through Serving Others and the ROR with Lori Lococo
In this episode, Roxanne chats with Lori Lococo about her journey with Toastmasters International and decision to run for city council. They delve into authentic heart leadership, the importance of self-awareness and dealing with leadership challenges. Lori shares her motivation to serve others, her role as a connector, and her community involvement. They also discuss the value of diversity and the richness immigrants bring to communities.
24:34 10/25/23
How Leadership Connection Affects the ROR: Return On Relationships with Tyler Hayden
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge chats with guest Tyler Hayden about his journey in the speaking field. They delve into the 3 F's of team building, discuss Howard Gardner's 8 learning modalities, and explore the best team building approaches. The conversation also covers challenges faced by C-suite executives, the role of rewards in team building, and the use of templates for team activities.
44:24 10/18/23
Learn How Education Can Destigmatize Mental Health and Impact the ROR: Return On Relationships with Marla and Dave Thomas
In this episode, Roxanne converses with Dave and Marla Thomas about mental health advocacy, marriage challenges, and the importance of setting boundaries. They delve into the transition from the honeymoon phase to real life, addressing mental health issues in adult children, and the work of the Loving Beyond Reason Organization.
51:26 10/11/23
Mindfulness, PTSD and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Brandy Maslowski
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge speaks with Brandy Maslowski, a former firefighter turned quilter. They discuss Brandy's challenges and traumas during her firefighting career, the impact of long-term stress, and her experience with PTSD. They also delve into the therapeutic role of quilting in Brandy's healing and the effectiveness of EMDR therapy. The conversation concludes with insights into Brandy's quilting business and the importance of self-care.
45:14 10/5/23
Riding the Wave of Resilience and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Steve Judge
In this episode, Roxanne talks with Steve Judge about his resilience coaching, life-changing accident, and recovery journey. They discuss overcoming challenges through mindset and support, the role of neurotransmitters in resilience, and Steve's transition to becoming an elite athlete. The episode concludes with insights from Steve's books and a resilience quiz.
37:35 9/28/23
Thriving Through Uncertainty and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Jennifer Spear
In this episode, Roxanne engages with Jennifer Spear to discuss the pandemic's impact on individuals, the qualities of those who thrived, and the mindset of dealing with challenges. They delve into the importance of building deep connections virtually, the new work paradigm, and the crisis of trust in leadership. The episode concludes with an introduction to Spear's Chaos Lab and a discussion on post-traumatic growth.
36:19 9/21/23
Thriving Through Pressure and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Dr. Traci Cipriano
In this episode, Roxanne chats with Traci Cipriano, discussing the pressures and mindset of lawyers, tackling loneliness in the legal profession, and the impact of COVID-19 on their mental health. They also delve into Traci's book "The Thriving Lawyer", strategies for improving mental health in law firms, and how to combat the stigma around mental health in high-functioning professions.
29:30 9/14/23
Psychological Hazards in the Workplace and the ROR: Return On Relationships (Part II) with Linda Crockett
In this episode, Roxanne and guest Linda Crockett discuss the changing dynamics of professional and personal life, workplace bullying, and the role of bureaucratic structures. They delve into trauma-informed training, steps to take when facing workplace bullying, and the role of employers in ensuring safety. The episode concludes with a preview of Roxanne's new book.
27:04 9/6/23
Psychological Hazards in the Workplace and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Linda Crockett
In this episode, Roxanne and workplace health specialist, Linda Crockett, delve into the subject of psychological safety at the workplace. They discuss Linda's personal experiences with workplace bullying, the reality of toxic environments, and the importance of policies and procedures. They also explore the differences in psychological safety legislation and how to deal with psychological harassment.
27:00 8/30/23
Resilience and Conflict in Leadership and the ROR: Return On Relationships (Part 2)
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge, Joni Peddie, Linda Crockett, Trina Reilkoff, and Barbara Veder explore the role of psychological safety in leadership, the challenges of shifting traditional male skill sets in executive culture, and how to mitigate psychosocial hazards in the workplace. The panel also delves into building resilience through vulnerability and risk-taking, and the foundation for conflict and trauma resilience.
35:27 8/23/23
Resilience and Conflict in Leadership and the ROR with Linda Crockett, Joni Peddie, Treena Reilkoff & Barbara Veder
In this episode, Roxanne and her panel discuss the impact of uncertainty, conflict, and trauma in the workplace. They delve into the effects of COVID-19, the importance of a trauma-informed approach, and the role of emotional intelligence in leadership. The conversation also touches on the challenges of incorporating 'softer skills' in corporate structures.
33:24 8/16/23
Gender Parity and the ROR: Return On Relationships (Part II) with Emily Nichols
In this episode, Roxanne converses with Emily Nichols about her company 'Human skills for technical people', gender equality, and systemic shifts in industries. They delve into the role of language in thought processes and the implementation of gender-neutral language and pay equity in workplaces. Emily underlines the significance of self-reflection, belief systems in career choices, and self-awareness in leadership. They also explore the connection between language and relationships. The episode concludes with a promotion for Roxanne's book.
25:22 7/26/23
Gender Parity and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Emily Nichols
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge chats with Emily Nichols about her experiences as a woman in engineering. They delve into the impact of language on gender parity in workplaces, explore gender bias in literature, and discuss the role of inclusive language in promoting gender equality.
26:47 7/19/23
Systemic Barriers and the ROR: Return On Relationships (Part II) with Carolyn Treviño Jenkins
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge engages in a heartening conversation with Carolyn Treviño Jenkins, a startup CEO who shares her journey into the business world, the importance of a positive company culture, and her personal struggle with cancer. They also discuss her startup, 'We are Here', and the essential role of technology in offering support and resources. Carolyn shares her valuable insights and advice for others. The episode wraps up with a discussion about Roxanne's new book about resilient team management.
31:40 7/12/23
Systemic Barriers and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Carolyn Treviño Jenkins
In this episode, Roxanne chats with Carolyn Treviño Jenkins about her career in startups and leadership style. They discuss Carolyn's experiences with prejudice and strategies for dealing with discrimination. Topics also include transitioning to CEO, navigating company culture, the importance of team-building, and Carolyn's journey through cancer.
27:12 7/5/23
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In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge engages in insightful conversations with Kristin Engvig, Darrell Moon, Barb Veder, Linda Fisk, Trina, Greg, and Pete Bombaci. They delve into topics like generational relationships, self-awareness, and balance in leadership. The discussion also covers the importance of frequent and sincere connections in leadership, and the impact of employee experiences on turnover.
60:51 6/28/23
Managing Change and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Mark Black
In this episode, Roxanne engages with heart and double lung transplant survivor, Mark Black, about resilience, living one day at a time, and overcoming adversity. They delve into the challenges of maintaining connections during tough times, discuss the importance of letting children experience failure, and explore Mark's guideposts for resilience. The conversation also touches on Mark's work with companies on employee resilience and change management.
38:48 6/21/23
Organizational Agility and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Neha Chatwani
In this episode, Roxanne speaks with organizational psychologist Neha Chatwani about creativity and crisis management in workplaces. They delve into the role of psychologists in diversity audits, the impact of adult attachment styles on leadership, and the evolution of leadership styles. The conversation also touches on the pressures leaders face, the shift towards co-creation in leadership, and the potential of wisdom circles. They discuss the imitation of old school management in startups, and the importance of aligning tasks with the desired outcome. The episode concludes with a discussion on the disconnect between organizational ideals and individual roles.
40:37 6/14/23
Resiliency Training and the ROR: Return On Relationships (Part II) with Treena Reilkoff
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge and conflict management specialist, Trina Reilkoff, delve into the importance of psychological health and safety standards. They discuss the cost of unresolved conflict, trauma-informed communication, and the need for proactive measures in the workplace. The conversation also covers transitioning from crisis to resilience and steps for organizational improvement post-COVID. The episode wraps with Roxanne's book launch announcement.
26:54 6/7/23
Resiliency Training and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Treena Reilkoff
In this episode, Roxanne and guest Treena Reilkoff explore the concept of resilience in personal and professional life, discuss the significance of workplace assessments for violence and harassment, and the importance of risk mitigation. They delve into workload as a workplace hazard, balancing employer's perspective with employee mental health, and the role of authentic connection in business. The impact of poorly managed workplace incidents on company reputation and measures to mitigate psychosocial risk are also discussed.
25:58 5/31/23
Humour, Culture and the ROR: Return On Relationships (Part II) with Michael Kerr
In this episode, Roxanne and guest Michael Kerr discuss the transformation of corporate culture, focusing on the role of humor, relational transparency, and consistent leadership. They explore the concept of psychological safety and how leadership style can shape workplace culture. The conversation also delves into the importance of hiring the right people and Kerr's related books.
24:45 5/24/23
Humour, Culture and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Michael Kerr
In this episode, Roxanne Derhodge converses with Michael Kerr about authenticity and work-life balance in the workplace. They delve into the evolution of Kerr's focus from culture to humor and the challenges in implementing it corporately. They also discuss the role of meetings in shaping culture, the importance of communication and values in leadership, and hint at a part 2.
22:08 5/17/23