Fire & Earth Podcast: E18 Creating a Positive Corporate Culture with Dennis Ford – Part 1

Changing and improving corporate culture is not creating another sales strategy or a putting ping-pong table in the break room. It’s about developing a respectful, happy, joyful, supportive workplace where workers feel empowered and engaged. When 80% of US workers are un-engaged, and negative culture costs $550 billion each year … even when organizations spend…

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Jamming with Jason E4: Internal Audit Must Embrace Change, or Sink Like a Stone

I spent the last several months interviewing many chief audit executives (CAEs) from all over the world to gain a better understanding of the current state of internal audit. What I found is that not only is the pace of change accelerating at an alarming rate, but along with the mounting challenges come plenty of…

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Fire & Earth Podcast: E17 Leaping Ahead Your Journey using Brainspotting with Gregg Unterberger

Brainspotting is a powerful, focused treatment method that works by identifying, processing and releasing core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation and also helps achieve peak performance (used by top athletes, actors, etc…). In this episode we discuss how it works and can be a quicker way for releasing unresolved trauma and unlocking potential…

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Jamming with Jason E3: Creating a Support Network and Some Werewolves in London

When we try to go through this thing called life and our career alone, the road is hard and usually full of landmines. It’s better to admit we need help and create or join a group that can be a support network and group of advisors before the stress and pressures from work spill over…

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Jamming with Jason E2: Are You Really a Trusted Advisor?

Many support functions in organizations want to be seen as a “trusted advisor” to the business, and internal audit is no exception. There is an aspiration to provide value, so we work really hard proving to ourselves that we are adding value, but other don’t see it and tend to runaway. “And I wonder, I…

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Fire & Earth Podcast: E16 Put Some Magic in Your Life

Do you remember going to magic shows as a child and experiencing a sense of awe and wonder? Sometimes as adults we let the magic go, and fall into common, ordinary, normal lives. Life is made up of serendipitous experiences, and if we are looking for them, we can see magic all around us in…

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Jamming with Jason E1: A Little Ditty and Some Elephants in the Room

In this first episode of Jamming with Jason you’ll hear a little ditty about the show – format, content, and why this show is being produced. We’ll also discuss some of the elephants in the room related to internal audit, the topics of many future shows. This is a real and unscripted show about what…

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Fire & Earth Podcast: E15 Unlocking the Power of Teams with Teresa Kwon

One of the biggest ways to unlock your own potential is to unlock the power of your team, and it doesn’t mean beating employees with a stick to make them more “productive.” You do it through loyalty, love and treating them as a human beings. Having values alignment, empowering others, and focusing on nurturing the…

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Fire & Earth Podcast: E14 Hypnosis is NOT A Circus Freak Show

If you went to the county fair as a child you may have seen stage hypnosis shows that often feel like a circus freak show. People doing silly antics on the stage (e.g. clucking like a chicken), but that is not what hypnosis is really about. Hypnosis is nothing to be afraid of … we…

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Fire & Earth Podcast: E13 Gratitude Makes You Positive and Happy

A little gratitude goes a long way to improve our own life, and the lives of others. The more grateful we are, the more positive we become. The more positive we are, the happier we become. Say please and thank you. Give people compliments. Keep a gratitude journal. Express your gratitude and you will be…

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