Seniors' Care Matters Podcast

Elizabeth-Leigh Bradley: Reset your Energy through Self Care

By Deborah Bakti | September 28, 2020

In this episode, Elizabeth-Leigh and I talk about a topic that’s especially relevant today, as we all grapple through this pandemic, and the emotional turmoil this has created. Hear more about: Taking the edge off for leaders and caregivers who are used to being ‘the voice of calm’ How self care includes building…

Breakthrough your BS with Likky Lavji

Likky Lavji: Breakthrough your BS

By Deborah Bakti | September 21, 2020

In this episode, Likky shares how understanding and embracing your BS – your Blind Spots can make you a stronger leader, a better partner and help you achieve much more success in your personal and professional lives. In this episode, you’ll learn more about: How limiting beliefs can be major barriers How to…

Cultivating Presence with Elaine Sano

Elaine Sano: Cultivating Presence

By Deborah Bakti | September 14, 2020

In this episode, Elaine and I talk about three key leadership challenges: decision making, building trust and being innovative, especially as we continue in uncharted territory with COVID-19. In this episode you’ll learn more about: Using brainpower to build resilience Learning about your brain’s two binary systems, and how to get them to…

Samantha Fowlds: Create your Calm through Uncertainty

Samantha Fowlds: Create your Calm through Uncertainty

By Deborah Bakti | September 8, 2020

In this episode, Samantha and I talk about ways to help ease our anxiety during uncertainty, as well as the power of relational energy. In this episode you’ll learn more about: Simple mindfulness practices that won’t take you to a mountain top How to create relational energy that build high quality connections The…

Laura Vaughn: The Gift of Stuck

Laura Vaughan: The Gift of Stuck

By Deborah Bakti | August 31, 2020

In this episode, Laura shares an interesting way to look at how we tend to feel stuck, as well as some practical ways to approach each level so that you can find the gift, then get unstuck and move forward. In this episode, you’ll learn more about: The 4 levels of feeling stuck…

Nancy Watt: Improve your Relationships through Improv

Nancy Watt: Improve your Relationships through Improv

By Deborah Bakti | August 24, 2020

In this episode Nancy and I talk about cultivating an improv mindset and approach and how that can actually strengthen your relationships. We can only control how we choose to show up, and yet with the intention to connect, we can definitely influence how other people respond (versus react) to us. In our…

Jim Damron: Transforming Burnout

Jim Damron: Transforming Burnout

By Deborah Bakti | August 17, 2020

In this episode Jim and I talk about burnout – how to identify it and how to prevent it, along with: · The definition and three main characteristics of burnout · The connection between burnout and compassion fatigue · How building your compassion capacity can help prevent burnout · What we can learn…

Liane Davey: How to have Productive Conflict

By Deborah Bakti | August 10, 2020

In this episode Liane and I talk about: · The 4 step Validation Technique to shift from unhealthy conflict to constructive conflict · How to engage in reciprocity · Sharing and declaring multiple truths to problem solve more effectively · Embracing the tension and competing priorities while leveraging the conflict clarify and define…

Sandy Reynolds: Disappoint More People

By Deborah Bakti | July 31, 2020

In this episode: Sandy and I talk about that emotion that we want to avoid feeling or creating that feeling in others – Disappointment. And yet, as you’ll hear, there can be benefits when you lean into the idea of disappointing more people. In this episode, we discuss: · The connection between expectations,…

Libby McCready: The Art of Being

Libby McCready: The Art of Being

By Deborah Bakti | July 21, 2020

In this episode: Libby and I talk about ‘ways of being’ using her coaching model of the “Be Buttons”. Some of the topics we explore are: · The metaphor of ‘touching lightly’ to manage overwhelm and to reset · How being curious shifts your energy to be more open and relaxed · Self…