Our world right now is chaotic: work, home, society, pandemic life. As we go through it, we can sometimes get stuck in our thinking because chaos is all around us. If this sounds familiar, know that you are not alone. In this episode we will give you tangible tools to get unstuck by using compassion and challenging assumptions.
Today, Laura is chatting with Jay Cone and Lisa Weaver from Unstuck Minds. Unstuck Minds is a firm focused on helping leaders find compassion and creative solutions when they feel uncertain and overwhelmed. Throughout this episode, you’ll hear them talk about Jay’s and Lisa’s biggest strengths and how they bring them to life in the work that they do, the importance of being deliberate in this time of chaos, four disciplines/SCAN framework to get unstuck and guide leaders, and much more!
Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 2 where Laura talks about burnout and boundaries, then go back and check it out!
In this episode, we cover:
-How organizations can tap into the authenticity of their leaders.
-Challenging assumptions and limiting beliefs from a place of (self) compassion.
-What competing commitments are and how they can keep you from reaching your goal.
-Unstuck Minds Profile: How You Prefer to get Unstuck.
Resources and links mentioned in this episode:
-Visit The Unstuck Minds, complete your Unstuck Minds Profile, and subscribe to their blog here!
-Connect with Unstuck Minds on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter .
-Connect with Jay on LinkedIn
-Connect with Lisa on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
-Jay’s new book The Surprising Power of Not Knowing What to Do
More about Lisa and Jay:
Lisa Weaver is a connector, coach and co-founder of Unstuck Minds. Her mission is to serve as a trusted advisor to her clients and colleagues by providing value through ideas, insights and connections that activate compassion and creativity. Lisa also co-founded the Dallas Chapter of Conscious Capitalism and is a long-standing partner of Social Venture Partners Dallas.
Jay G. Cone is an author and co-founder of Unstuck Minds. He has spent the past 35 years supporting leadership development and organizational change. Unstuck Minds is a firm focused on helping leaders find compassionate and creative solutions when they feel uncertain and overwhelmed.
Jay served for five years as adjunct faculty for the Executive MBA program at The University of Texas at Dallas, where he taught Building Effective Teams. Jay has travelled extensively, working with some of the world’s largest public and private organizations. He has helped executive teams and thousands of organizational leaders liberate themselves from the thinking traps that limit, misdirect, isolate, and divide.
His articles on leadership development have appeared in Training Magazine, The Training & Development Journal, and The Journal of Global Business and Organizational Excellence. Jay authored the chapter, “Authentic Accountability” appearing in the 2011 International Leadership Association’s collection: Leadership for Transformation. His article, “How to Cultivate an Unstuck Mind” was featured in the Fall 2019 issue of Rotman Management Magazine. His most recent book, The Surprising Power of Not Knowing What to Do; Discovering creativity and compassion in a time of chaos, is an Amazon bestseller.
His current and past clients include: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Dell Technologies, Exelon, GE, Nokia, Fluor Corporation, The TJX Companies, and W.L. Gore and Associates.
Jay and his wife, Katherine live in Dallas, Texas. They have three adult daughters: Abby, Hannah, and Bekah.