Episode 163: Be a Well Rounded Manager with Dr. Ranga Ramanujan

Patrick’s guest is Professor Ranga Ramanujam from Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management. Ranga’s research, consulting, and teaching focus on organizational errors, reliability, and operational failures. Numerous former students and current colleagues of Ranga’s kept telling Patrick to put Ranga on the podcast. As Patrick puts it, “They were 100% right Ranga is insightful,…

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Freudenfreude Worksheet

Freudenfreude is the opposite of Schadenfreude. It means that you find pleasure in watching someone else succeed. Arguably, the dinner party discussion about favorite tv shows and movies was a glimpse at Freudenfreude in action. People were genuinely excited at the idea of seeing others enjoying what they enjoy. This Freudenfreude concept is something I…

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Episode 158: Show Your Worth with Author Shelmina Abji

Shelmina Abji joins Patrick to discuss the importance of having role models, speaking up when you have something smart to say, and seizing opportunities. She is the author of Show Your Worth: 8 Intentional Strategies for Women to Emerge as Leaders at Work a book that challenges readers to aim high and redefine their definitions…

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ADVICE Worksheet

I once boarded a plane flight. After settling into my seat, I opened the outdoor travel magazine I had purchased in the terminal. The title of the first article I flipped to caught my attention, “How to Survive a Plane Flight!” That seemed like interesting timing. I felt compelled to read the article. It contained…

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Episode 154: Step Into the Power of Your Voice with Award Winning Director, Author, and Producer Tricia Brouk

Tricia Brouk, author of The Influential Voice: Saying What You Mean for Lasting Legacy, joins Patrick in the Leadership Lab to discuss how you can uncover and work through your limiting beliefs, use your voice with great responsibility, and move past fear. Tricia Brouk is an award-winning international director. She received the Empowered Woman of 2021 award…

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Episode 153: Exhale and Enjoy the Moment with President of Edelman NYC Oscar Suris

Oscar Suris is the President of Edelman’s New York operation. As New York president, Oscar oversees the company’s largest global office, which has 800-plus employees.  He joins Patrick in the Leadership Lab to discuss staying connected with stakeholders, putting situations into perspective, and exhaling and enjoying the moment. Oscar is a Corporate Communications professional with…

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