Essential Skills for Humaning Podcast

Welcome to the ”Essential Skills for Humaning Podcast,” your go-to source for personal and professional growth in the modern world. Join us as we explore the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for thriving as a human being in today’s rapidly evolving society. In a world of constant change and challenges, mastering essential life skills has never been more crucial. This podcast is your compass for navigating the complexities of life, offering insightful discussions, expert interviews, and practical advice to help you become the best version of yourself. Each episode delves into a specific essential skill, ranging from communication and emotional intelligence to critical thinking and adaptability. Our knowledgeable hosts and engaging guests share real-world experiences, actionable tips, and inspiring stories to empower you on your personal development journey. Whether you want to enhance your career, strengthen your relationships, or live a more fulfilling life, the ”Essential Skills for Humaning Podcast” provides the necessary tools and insights. Tune in, level up your skills, and discover the keys to becoming more resilient, adaptable, and successful in today’s fast-paced world. Subscribe now to unlock your potential and embark on a transformative journey of humaning. *Formerly the Quit Bleeping Around podcast

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Episodes

Wednesday May 29, 2024

Dive into the heart of effective communication with the latest episode of the "Essential Skills for Humaning" podcast, where Christina Eanes sits down with Tony Salvador, the Executive Director of the NPCC Policy Consensus Center and a master in applied ethnography. Tony, with his unparalleled passion for the art of listening, shares his profound insights into why listening is a cornerstone of impactful interactions and how refining this skill can transform our personal and professional lives. In this enriching conversation, Tony unveils practical tips and strategies to elevate your listening abilities, fostering deeper connections and understanding. Join us for a transformative exploration into the power of listening and discover how to become a more attentive, empathetic, and effective communicator.
If you’d like to learn more about Tony visit his website at pdx.edu/policy-consensus-center/. To watch his TED Talk, visit https://www.ted.com/talks/tony_salvador_the_listening_bias.
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Wednesday May 15, 2024

In the latest engaging installment of the "Essential Skills for Humaning" podcast, we are thrilled to feature a conversation with Christina Eanes and special guest Karin Hurt. Karin, the co-author of the insightful "Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Workplace Conflict" and the visionary behind Let’s Grow Leaders, is celebrated for her transformative approach to leadership and conflict resolution. Through her innovative strategies, she empowers human-centered leaders to navigate the complexities of uncertainty, fuel creativity, and drive remarkable outcomes. In this episode, delve deep with Karin as she unveils practical strategies from her book designed to tackle workplace conflict head-on. Join us for an enlightening discussion that promises to enrich your leadership toolkit and inspire breakthroughs in your professional journey.
If you’d like to learn more about Karin, visit her website at LetsGrowLeaders.com. Karin also mentions these two resources during the conversation: World Workplace Conflict and Collaboration Survey (https://letsgrowleaders.com/2023/10/09/workplace-conflict-research/) and the 12 G.O.A.T.s Powerful Phrases (https://letsgrowleaders.com/2022/10/17/navigate-challenging-workplace-conflict/)
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Wednesday May 01, 2024

Join us for an illuminating journey on the "Essential Skills for Humaning" podcast, where host Christina Eanes, a workforce development expert, engages in a captivating dialogue with Wendy Willis, the Director of Civic Engagement at Portland State University's National Policy Consensus Center. Wendy, a vanguard in civic engagement and a pioneer in citizen-centered decision-making, brings her deep knowledge and passion to the forefront. In this episode, she unfolds transformative strategies for amplifying your empathy skills and harnessing them into meaningful action. Discover how to elevate your understanding and compassion to new heights, making a tangible difference in your community and beyond. Tune in to redefine your approach to empathy and action, guided by one of the field's most influential leaders.
If you’d like to learn more about Wendy, visit her website at pdx.edu/policy-consensus-center/ or oregonskitchentable.org.
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Wednesday Apr 17, 2024

In the latest installment of the "Essential Skills for Humaning" podcast, we delve into the nuanced world of negotiation and conflict resolution with the guidance of workforce development expert Christina Eanes. This episode features an enlightening discussion with Robin Harkless, an authority in negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution and the current Oregon Consensus Director at the Policy Consensus Center. With her deep expertise, Robin unveils practical strategies designed to equip listeners with the skills to navigate challenging dialogues—from preparation and execution to achieving resolution and closure. Join us as we explore the intricate dynamics of tough conversations, offering valuable insights for enhancing communication and conflict-resolution skills in both personal and professional contexts.
If you’d like to learn more about Robin visit her website at pdx.edu/policy-consensus-center/.
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Wednesday Apr 03, 2024

In this engaging episode of the "Essential Skills for Humaning" podcast, we dive deep into the art of resilience and personal growth with the guidance of workforce development expert, Christina Eanes. Christina sits down with Liz Long, acclaimed author of "Navigating Shitstorms: How to Find Your True Path When Life Gets Rough." Liz opens up about the inspiration behind her transformative book and reveals how it serves as a beacon for those seeking to harness their inherent wisdom amidst life's tumultuous challenges. Throughout this conversation, Liz unveils practical strategies from her book designed to empower listeners to navigate through adversity with grace and emerge stronger. Join us as we explore the journey of self-discovery and the tools necessary for thriving in the face of life's inevitable storms.
If you’d like to learn more about Liz, visit her website at LizLongWrites.com
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Wednesday Mar 20, 2024

In this episode of Essential Skills for Humaning podcast, workforce development expert Christina Eanes interviews Meg Gluckman. Meg, renowned for her expertise as a Co-Parenting and Post-Divorce Support Coach and the engaging host of the "Welcome to the Other Side" Podcast, delves into the concept of "lifequakes" — significant life changes that shake our foundations. She shares invaluable insights on navigating through these transformative periods with resilience, emphasizing the power of forward-looking perspectives to foster growth and triumph over challenges. Join us for this inspiring journey through adversity, exploring strategies to emerge stronger and more adaptable on the other side.
If you’d like to learn more about Meg visit her website at MegGluckman.com.
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Managing Up with Mary Abbajay

Wednesday Mar 06, 2024

Wednesday Mar 06, 2024

In the latest installment of the "Essential Skills for Humaning" podcast, we dive deep into the intricacies of navigating professional relationships with your boss. Join host Christina Eanes, a renowned expert in workforce development, as she engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Mary Abbajay. Mary is the author of the critically acclaimed and best-selling book "Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss," and the visionary president of Careerstone Group, LLC. Her company, Careerstone Group, is recognized for its comprehensive organizational and leadership development services, offering cutting-edge solutions to both the business and government sectors. In this enlightening episode, Mary shares invaluable strategies designed to enhance your rapport with your boss, paving the way for professional growth and success in any work environment. Tune in to discover key insights that will empower you to foster a thriving relationship with your boss and excel in your career.
If you’d like to learn more about Mary visit her website at CareerstoneGroup.com or ManagingUpTheBook.com.
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Being an Ally with Julie Kratz

Wednesday Feb 21, 2024

Wednesday Feb 21, 2024

In this enlightening episode of the "Essential Skills for Humaning" podcast, join host Christina Eanes, a renowned expert in workforce development, as she engages in a captivating dialogue with Julie Kratz, a distinguished speaker, trainer, and author. Julie, at the helm of Next Pivot Point, has dedicated her career to the noble cause of fostering inclusive environments. This episode delves deep into the art of allyship, with Julie imparting valuable insights and practical tips on how to become a more effective and empathetic ally in our daily interactions. Whether you're seeking to enhance your personal growth or aiming to contribute positively to your community, this conversation promises to be an enlightening journey toward understanding and actionable allyship.
If you’d like to learn more about Julie visit their website at NextPivotPoint.com.
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Wednesday Feb 07, 2024

In the latest captivating installment of the "Essential Skills for Humaning" podcast, host Christina Eanes sits down with the visionary Kelli Wingo, Founder and Chief Vision and Strategy Officer at KMW Catalyst. KMW Catalyst is not just a leadership development company; it's a trailblazer in morphing the standard business paradigm into a deeply human experience. This transformation is achieved through fostering an entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial culture, enhancing employee experiences, and refining vision and strategy.
In this enlightening episode, Kelli delves into the essence of cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset, a key ingredient in revolutionizing your career trajectory and the broader organizational landscape. Her insights provide invaluable tools for those looking to elevate their professional life and propel their organization to unprecedented heights. Tune in for an episode replete with wisdom, strategies, and practical advice on harnessing the power of entrepreneurial thinking to significantly impact your career and workplace.
If you’d like to learn more about Kelli visit her website at KMWCatalyst.com.
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

Wednesday Jan 31, 2024

In this enlightening episode of Essential Skills for Humaning podcast, join our host, workforce development maestro Christina Eanes, as she delves into an insightful dialogue with the visionary John Stepper, creator of Working Out Loud. This episode is more than just an interview; it's a journey into the heart of social learning and personal development. With his groundbreaking approach, John illuminates the five key elements pivotal to flourishing in any career. He shares practical, actionable strategies that listeners can apply to expand their skill sets, forge meaningful networks, and evolve their mindsets. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, this episode offers valuable lessons on navigating the modern workplace with agility and confidence. Tune in to discover how to unlock your potential and transform your professional life with the power of 'Working Out Loud.'"
If you’d like to learn more about John, visit his website at WorkingOutLoud.com.
For more info about Christina and her company, Eanes Training, visit EanesTraining.com.

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