Shift Into Thrive, Part II: Podcast With Lynn Schmidt and Kevin Nourse

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

In this podcast, Sue Kaiden, Career Development Community manager, interviews Lynn Schmidt and Kevin Nourse, authors of Shift Into Thrive: Six Strategies for Women to Unlock the Power of Resiliency, about how to enhance resiliency. Listen to the podcast to hear Lynn and Kevin discuss three of the six resiliency strategies they identified in their research: strengthening support networks, clarifying purpose, and building self-awareness. 


In the podcast Lynn and Kevin answer questions such as: 

  • What is the best way to enlist men in the organization to mentor and sponsor women? 
  • How does work-life balance factor into resiliency preparation? 
  • How does your self-awareness affect your ability to take on more career responsibility? 
  • What are the most common warning signs that your resiliency is wearing thin? 
  • What are some daily practices to strengthen resiliency? 

For answers to these questions and more, listen to the podcast.

About the Author

Lynn Schmidt has more than 20 years of experience as a talent management and organization development leader in large organizations across multiple industries. She also has more than 15 years of experience as an executive coach and received her coaching credential from the International Coach Federation. Lynn is a sought-after presenter on topics such as leadership development, succession management, learning scorecards, and coaching, and is the author of several publications, including Integrated Talent Management Scorecards. Previously, Lynn was a talent management director at Group Health Cooperative and was responsible for succession management, leadership development, coaching, leader onboarding, and performance management. Lynn has a BS in business administration, an MBA, an MA in human and organizational systems, and a PhD in human and organizational systems. She received the Talent Leadership Award at the World HRD Congress in Mumbai, India, for her contributions to the field of talent development.  

About the Author

Kevin Nourse is a research-based executive coach with more than 20 years of progressive coaching and leadership development experience in both for-profit and governmental organizations. He focuses his practice on building resilient leaders and teams. Kevin has a PhD from Fielding Graduate University, where he conducted research on resilience among middle managers during Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. In addition, he has an MA in human resource development and a BS in information science. Kevin is on the faculty of the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Certificate Program.

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