Today’s guest defines success as using your authentic skills to serve others without depleting yourself.

She’s a catalyst for positive change, a certified executive coach, a professional speaker, and a productivity consultant who has dedicated her life to the intersection of productivity and inclusivity. She believes that exceptional leadership and nurturing environments can bring out the best in everyone.

She inspires individuals to design for well-being and cultivate sustainable performance while avoiding exhaustion and burnout. She encourages leaders to design inclusive performances to invite the richest contributions from every team member, a topic she explores with innovators as host of the Happy Space Podcast.

She is a sought-after media contributor to news and lifestyle shows including the Huffington Post, Fast Company, the Globe and Mail, and CBC Radio. Whether speaking to one person or thousands, she loves inspiring massive shifts by inviting you to pay attention to little things that make a big difference.

Please join me in welcoming Clare S. Kumar.

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In this engaging episode, Clare S. Kumar shares her journey from embracing sensitivity to redefining leadership and work environments, offering unique insights into authenticity, courage, and the power of positive change.

During our conversation, we discuss:

📍 Leadership is About Becoming Compelling: Clare believes that leadership is not about having all the answers, but about becoming a compelling person to follow. Leadership involves being the guiding force that encourages others to move forward and take the next steps.

📍 Embracing Courage for Great Leadership: Her journey as a leader began early when she was a Brownie, asked to step up into a leadership role. She emphasizes the importance of courage as an integral part of being a great leader and encourages others to embrace it.

📍 Honoring Sensitivity and Resilience: Clare's experiences of attending ten different schools contributed to building her resilience. Discovering that she is a highly sensitive person led her to understand the importance of honoring her sensitivity and learning to work with it.

📍 Reclaiming Autonomy and Redesigning Work: Clare's passion for productivity and inclusivity led her to explore how workplaces can be redesigned for well-being and sustainable performance. She believes in the significance of reclaiming autonomy and redesigning work to create nurturing environments that bring out the best in everyone.

🎙️Listen to this episode and discover how Clare's insights will help you “organize” your leadership approach, making your journey from chaos to clarity a joyful one. 😃


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