Psych Your Way To Success

claire.beich

An introduction to the new Podcast: Psych Your Way To Success where Claire and Heather discuss the success and challenges to I/O Psych (industrial, organizational psychology) and other psychology career paths. Navigating the effects of defining what I/O Psych is and why there is such a need for it, now - moving forward. Claire and Heather are both business owners, Harvard Extension students finishing up with masters degree in I/O Psych. Their discussions talk about both school, work, life, and how it all translates into how I/O Psych and more is needed today. read less
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Ep. 20: Positive Work Culture - Tips for a Happier, Healthier Workplace
3d ago
Ep. 20: Positive Work Culture - Tips for a Happier, Healthier Workplace
Tune in to this uplifting episode of "Psych Your Way To Success," where hosts Claire and Heather dive into the art of creating a positive work culture. Packed with practical tips and heartwarming insights, this episode is a treasure trove for anyone looking to transform their workplace into a more supportive, engaging, and joyful space. Key takeaways from this episode: The Foundation of Trust: Discover the importance of building trust within your team and how it serves as the cornerstone of a positive work environment. Communication is Key: Learn effective communication strategies that foster openness, understanding, and collaboration among team members. Recognizing and Celebrating Success: Find out how acknowledging achievements, both big and small, can boost morale and encourage a culture of appreciation. The Power of Flexibility: Understand how flexibility in work arrangements can lead to a more balanced and satisfied team. Encouraging Growth and Development: Get insights on how investing in your team's personal and professional growth can create a more dynamic and motivated workforce. Creating a Safe and Inclusive Space: Explore ways to ensure your workplace is welcoming and inclusive, where every team member feels valued and heard. Addressing and Learning from Mistakes: Learn how to handle mistakes constructively, creating a learning-focused environment rather than a fear-based one. Claire and Heather bring their unique perspectives, sharing stories and advice that resonate with both new and experienced leaders. Whether you're looking to revamp your current work culture or starting from scratch, this episode provides the tools and inspiration needed to make a meaningful change. Join us in "Psych Your Way To Success" for an enlightening discussion on cultivating a workplace that everyone loves being a part of! Find our Episodes here: ☕Spotify Episodes Here: https://open.spotify.com/show/3VT9dWbsYRAjtHdQkg9kii   ☕Amazon Episodes Here: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/b6f482f0-eb20-41af-ae3d-4cf7060b1b81/psych-your-way-to-success   ☕Apple Episodes Here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/psych-your-way-to-success/id1708644152 ☕YouTube Episodes Here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcaY4dMjdwExi0KKh0JGN-sgdAdYQjfV0
Ep. 19: PART II, Special Guest Dr. Jeff Keuss - On-Ramps & Off-Ramps for Young Adults in Business
Feb 16 2024
Ep. 19: PART II, Special Guest Dr. Jeff Keuss - On-Ramps & Off-Ramps for Young Adults in Business
Welcome back to Part II! As a refresher, we are going to finish up an incredibly enlightening and thought-provoking chat with Dr. Jeff Keuss. Here we dive into the Off-Ramps and things to avoid doing in the workplace that are pushing away young adult workers. Read more below: Hey there, everyone! 🌟 This week on "Psych Your Way to Success," Claire and Heather are super excited to have a chat with the amazing Dr. Jeff Keuss. He's kind of a big deal when it comes to understanding the career highs and lows young adults go through. 🚀 In this cozy catch-up, we're unpacking everything about "On-Ramps & Off-Ramps" - those moments that define our professional lives, from snagging our first gigs to making those big, bold career leaps. Dr. Keuss is bringing the goods - think juicy insights, real-deal advice, and the kind of strategies that promise not just to help you find your spot in the business world but to absolutely rock it. 🌈 Whether you're just starting out, thinking about a switch-up, or you're on the lookout for ways to support the up-and-comers, this convo is stuffed with nuggets of wisdom you'll definitely want to hear. And hey, we're also getting into the nitty-gritty of what the next gen is eyeing in the workplace. 🤔 Wondering how to make your space more welcoming for them? Or maybe you're curious about the no-nos that might be nudging them towards the exit? Dr. Keuss has got us covered with all the stats, stories, and insights from his research and experience. Oh, and before I forget, Dr. Keuss is not just a voice on our podcast - he's out there making waves. Check him out on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffkeuss ) and look up his upcoming book “Defiant Hope, Active Love” to get a deeper dive into his thoughts and findings (Amazon, online today: https://a.co/d/g2lRIhu). 📚 We're beyond grateful to Dr. Keuss for sharing his wealth of knowledge with us. Trust us, this is a two-part series you're going to want to soak up every minute of. Catch you in the episode! 💫 Find our Episodes here: ☕Spotify Episodes Here: https://open.spotify.com/show/3VT9dWbsYRAjtHdQkg9kii ☕Amazon Episodes Here: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/b6f482f0-eb20-41af-ae3d-4cf7060b1b81/psych-your-way-to-success ☕Apple Episodes Here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/psych-your-way-to-success/id1708644152 ☕YouTube Episodes Here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcaY4dMjdwExi0KKh0JGN-sgdAdYQjfV0
Ep. 19: PART I, Special Guest Dr. Jeff Keuss - On Ramps & Off Ramps for Young Adults in Business
Feb 9 2024
Ep. 19: PART I, Special Guest Dr. Jeff Keuss - On Ramps & Off Ramps for Young Adults in Business
Hey there, everyone! 🌟 This week on "Psych Your Way to Success," Claire and Heather are super excited to have a chat with the amazing Dr. Jeff Keuss. He's kind of a big deal when it comes to understanding the career highs and lows young adults go through. 🚀 In this cozy catch-up, we're unpacking everything about "On-Ramps & Off-Ramps" - those moments that define our professional lives, from snagging our first gigs to making those big, bold career leaps. Dr. Keuss is bringing the goods - think juicy insights, real-deal advice, and the kind of strategies that promise not just to help you find your spot in the business world but to absolutely rock it. 🌈 Whether you're just starting out, thinking about a switch-up, or you're on the lookout for ways to support the up-and-comers, this convo is stuffed with nuggets of wisdom you'll definitely want to hear. And hey, we're also getting into the nitty-gritty of what the next gen is eyeing in the workplace. 🤔 Wondering how to make your space more welcoming for them? Or maybe you're curious about the no-nos that might be nudging them towards the exit? Dr. Keuss has got us covered with all the stats, stories, and insights from his research and experience. Oh, and before I forget, Dr. Keuss is not just a voice on our podcast - he's out there making waves. Check him out on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffkeuss) and look up his upcoming book “Defiant Hope, Active Love” to get a deeper dive into his thoughts and findings (Amazon, online today: https://a.co/d/g2lRIhu). 📚 We're beyond grateful to Dr. Keuss for sharing his wealth of knowledge with us. Trust us, this is a two-part series you're going to want to soak up every minute of. Catch you in the episode! 💫 Find our Episodes here: ☕Spotify Episodes Here: https://open.spotify.com/show/3VT9dWbsYRAjtHdQkg9kii  ☕Amazon Episodes Here: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/b6f482f0-eb20-41af-ae3d-4cf7060b1b81/psych-your-way-to-success  ☕Apple Episodes Here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/psych-your-way-to-success/id1708644152 ☕YouTube Episodes Here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcaY4dMjdwExi0KKh0JGN-sgdAdYQjfV0
Ep. 18: Let's Talk Team Motivation: Tips and Tricks for Boosting Your Crew's Spirits
Feb 2 2024
Ep. 18: Let's Talk Team Motivation: Tips and Tricks for Boosting Your Crew's Spirits
Hey there, listeners! Get ready to dive into the world of workplace motivation with your favorite hosts, Claire and Heather, in this super engaging episode of "Psych Your Way To Success." We're chatting all about how to keep your team pumped and ready to conquer any challenge. What's in store for you in this episode: What Makes People Tick? We're starting with a friendly chat on why we do what we do. Understanding the 'why' behind motivation is like having a secret weapon. Customizing Your Cheerleading: Not everyone's jazzed up by the same stuff. We'll talk about matching your motivational style to your team's vibe. Building a Happy Place: Discover how a cool and supportive workspace can work wonders for everyone’s mood and energy. Chatter That Matters: Ever thought about how your words can be a game-changer? We're all about communication that connects and lifts people up. Goal-Setting and High-Fives: Setting goals doesn't have to be a snooze-fest. We're sharing ways to make it fun and rewarding for everyone. Give 'Em the Reins: There's something about trusting your team with more responsibility that just works magic. We'll tell you how to do it right. Dodging the Downers: Every team hits a motivation slump now and then. Don't worry, we've got some neat tricks to get back on track. We're keeping it real with stories from the trenches, advice from the pros, and a whole lot of laughs. So, whether you're leading your first team or you're the go-to guru in the office, this episode's got something for everyone. Tune in to "Psych Your Way To Success" and let's get your team all fired up! 🚀💪 Find our Episodes here: ☕Spotify Episodes Here: https://open.spotify.com/show/3VT9dWbsYRAjtHdQkg9kii ☕Amazon Episodes Here: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/b6f482f0-eb20-41af-ae3d-4cf7060b1b81/psych-your-way-to-success ☕Apple Episodes Here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/psych-your-way-to-success/id1708644152 ☕YouTube Episodes Here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcaY4dMjdwExi0KKh0JGN-sgdAdYQjfV0 #NewPodcastEpisode #TeamMotivation #LeadershipTips #WorkplaceCulture #Empowerment #PsychYourWayToSuccess #orgbehavior #WorkplaceWellness
Ep. 17: Mental Health First Aid, PART II, Signs & Symptoms
Jan 26 2024
Ep. 17: Mental Health First Aid, PART II, Signs & Symptoms
PART II Mental Health First Aid Series Welcome back to "Psych Your Way To Success" with Claire and Heather! 🎙️ In Part II of our Mental Health First Aid series, we're diving deep into the signs and symptoms of mental health unwellness in the workplace. Join us for a friendly chat where we break it down into three main areas: Behavior, Mood, and Body. Ever wondered if your colleague's sudden affinity for neon socks is more than just a quirky fashion choice? We're here to decode those subtle signals! From mood swings that could give a rollercoaster a run for its money to body language that speaks volumes, we've got you covered. It's not all serious business—think of it as your mental health decoder ring but without the secret handshake. Claire and Heather bring their trademark light and friendly banter to guide you through recognizing the signs in a way that feels like a cozy chat over coffee. Tune in, laugh a little, and equip yourself with the knowledge to foster a mentally healthy workplace. Here at "Psych Your Way To Success," we believe that understanding the signs is the first step towards a workplace where everyone can thrive. Let's Psych our way to success together! 🌟 Connect with us and ask questions here: LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/groups/14308596/ Find our Episodes here: ☕Spotify Episodes Here: https://open.spotify.com/show/3VT9dWbsYRAjtHdQkg9kii ☕Amazon Episodes Here: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/b6f482f0-eb20-41af-ae3d-4cf7060b1b81/psych-your-way-to-success ☕Apple Episodes Here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/psych-your-way-to-success/id1708644152 ☕YouTube Episodes Here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcaY4dMjdwExi0KKh0JGN-sgdAdYQjfV0 https://www.linkedin.com/groups/14308596/
Ep. 16: Mental Health First Aid In the Workplace - PART I
Jan 19 2024
Ep. 16: Mental Health First Aid In the Workplace - PART I
PART I: Welcome to a special episode of "Psych Your Way to Success," where we will have two episodes zooming in on a critical topic reshaping the workplace landscape – Mental Health First Aid. I'm your co-host, Claire Beich, joined by the insightful Heather, and today, we bring you an exclusive conversation exploring Mental Health First Aid from the unique perspectives of Industrial-Organizational Psychology (IO Psychology). In this episode, we look at the role of Mental Health First Aid in the workplace, examining how IO Psychology principles can be harnessed to create environments that prioritize the mental well-being of employees. From our vantage point as IO Psychology enthusiasts, we discuss the strategies, interventions, and cultural shifts that contribute to a mentally healthy and thriving workplace. Join us for an engaging dialogue as we share personal experiences, practical insights, and our perspectives on integrating Mental Health First Aid seamlessly into the fabric of organizational success. We navigate the intersection of IO Psychology and mental health, uncovering the tools and practices that foster resilience, promote emotional intelligence, and contribute to a positive and inclusive work environment. Whether you're an IO Psychology practitioner, a business leader, or someone keen on understanding the dynamics of mental health in the workplace, this episode offers a tailored exploration of a topic that is increasingly gaining significance. Tune in to this special edition of "Psych Your Way to Success" as Claire and Heather combine their passion for IO Psychology with a keen focus on Mental Health First Aid. Subscribe now for an enriching conversation that transcends traditional workplace norms and sets the stage for a future where mental health is an integral part of professional success.
Ep. 14: Collaboration in the Workplace
Jan 5 2024
Ep. 14: Collaboration in the Workplace
🎙️ Welcome to "Psych Your Way to Success" with Claire and Heather! Grab your favorite coffee, cozy up, and let's spill the beans on workplace collaboration! ☕ Summary In this episode, Claire and Heather discuss workplace collaboration and the challenges and benefits it brings. They share their experiences with group projects and the importance of effective communication and trust in collaboration. They also explore the benefits of collaboration, such as enhanced problem-solving, innovation, and job satisfaction. The hosts discuss the challenges of leadership and power dynamics in collaboration and emphasize the need for psychological safety and empathy. They conclude by highlighting the importance of building trust and communication skills for successful collaboration. Takeaways • Effective communication and trust are crucial for successful workplace collaboration. • Collaboration can lead to enhanced problem-solving, innovation, and job satisfaction. • Leadership style and power dynamics can impact collaboration. • Building trust and psychological safety is important for successful collaboration. • Understanding different perspectives and definitions of words is essential for effective communication in collaboration. Hey, folks! Claire and Heather are your go-to pals for the juiciest psych insights. Today, we're rolling up our sleeves and diving into the world of workplace collaboration, spillin' the beans on what makes a team click! ☕
Ep. 9: Navigating Workplace Stress: A Deep Dive into Your Nervous System with Courtney Shrum, LMHCA
Dec 1 2023
Ep. 9: Navigating Workplace Stress: A Deep Dive into Your Nervous System with Courtney Shrum, LMHCA
In this episode of "Psych Your Way to Success," we welcome Courtney Shrum, Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA), for an insightful exploration of workplace stressors and their impact on your nervous system. Join us as we unravel the complexities of stress in professional settings and discover practical strategies to enhance your well-being. Episode Highlights: 1. Understanding the Nervous System in the Workplace: • Courtney breaks down the role of your nervous system in responding to workplace stressors. • Explore the interplay between stress, the fight-or-flight response, and daily work challenges. 2. Identifying Common Workplace Stressors: • Dive into real-life scenarios and recognize the stressors that often go unnoticed in the workplace. • Courtney provides valuable insights on how to pinpoint and address these stress triggers. 3. The Impact of Chronic Stress on Performance: • Delve into the long-term effects of chronic workplace stress on your cognitive functions and overall performance. • Learn about the importance of creating a stress-resilient mindset for sustained success. 4. Practical Strategies for Stress Management: • Courtney shares evidence-based techniques to regulate your nervous system and mitigate workplace stress. • Discover mindfulness practices, breathing exercises, and other actionable strategies to implement in your daily work routine. 5. Building a Supportive Work Environment: • Explore the role of organizational culture in managing stress. • Gain insights into fostering a workplace that promotes employee well-being and mental health. Expert Tips and Takeaways: • Practical tips from Courtney for listeners to incorporate into their daily routines. • Actionable steps to cultivate a healthier relationship with workplace stressors. Audience Interaction: • Share your workplace stress stories with us on social media using #PsychSuccessPodcast. • Submit questions for Courtney for the chance to have them answered in future episodes. Contact Courtney Shrum, LMHCA: • Instagram - @therapywithcourt • Website - http://www.candorcounseling.co • LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/courtney-shrum/ Conclusion: In this episode, we unravel the intricate connection between workplace stressors and your nervous system. Courtney Shrum provides a wealth of knowledge and actionable strategies to empower you on your journey to success. Tune in and psych your way to a more resilient, stress-savvy professional life!
Ep. 8 Unlocking Workplace Excellence: Demystifying Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Nov 24 2023
Ep. 8 Unlocking Workplace Excellence: Demystifying Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Unlocking Workplace Excellence: Demystifying Industrial-Organizational Psychology Introduction: Welcome to another episode of "Psych Your Way to Success"! In this enlightening edition, we unravel the mysteries of Industrial-Organizational Psychology (I-O Psychology) – the powerhouse discipline that's transforming workplaces and shaping the future of organizational success. Join us as we dive into the fascinating world of I-O Psychology with expert insights and practical tips. Episode Highlights: What is Industrial-Organizational Psychology? Demystify the fundamentals of I-O Psychology and understand its critical role in optimizing workplace dynamics. Explore how I-O psychologists blend psychological principles with organizational practices to enhance individual and collective performance. Applications in the Real World: Discover the wide-ranging applications of I-O Psychology in actual workplace scenarios. From talent acquisition to leadership development, delve into the ways I-O Psychology influences organizational decision-making. The Science of Employee Well-Being: Explore how I-O Psychology contributes to creating a positive work environment that fosters employee satisfaction and mental health. Learn about the research-backed strategies for promoting well-being and reducing workplace stress. The Future of Work: Peer into the crystal ball and discuss how I-O Psychology is adapting to the changing landscape of remote work, technology, and the evolving nature of careers. Expert Insights and Practical Takeaways: Gain actionable advice from I-O Psychology experts on how listeners can apply these principles in their own professional lives. Understand the importance of fostering a psychologically healthy workplace for sustained success. Audience Interaction: Share your thoughts and questions about I-O Psychology on social media using #PsychSuccessPodcast. Let us know how I-O Psychology has influenced your workplace or career. Sum Up: Join us on this illuminating journey into the heart of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, where science meets strategy to unlock the full potential of individuals and organizations. Tune in to "Psych Your Way to Success" for a masterclass on optimizing your professional environment!