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Need a more supportive work culture? How to build it through authentic connections with Sarah Noll Wilson

February 15, 2024 Jen Rafferty Season 3 Episode 17
Need a more supportive work culture? How to build it through authentic connections with Sarah Noll Wilson
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Take Notes with Jen Rafferty
Need a more supportive work culture? How to build it through authentic connections with Sarah Noll Wilson
Feb 15, 2024 Season 3 Episode 17
Jen Rafferty

Feeling stuck in a job where you can't be yourself? Tired of shallow work interactions

Many of us spend our days in environments where we have to wear masks, playing roles that don't fit us. But what if there was a way to break free from this cycle, to bring your true self to your job, and form genuine relationships?

In this episode, I'm joined by the amazing Sarah Noll Wilson, an expert in emotional intelligence and leadership development, to discuss breaking free from the impersonal corporate culture to embrace authentic leadership and meaningful connections.

Discover how her background in performance arts became her superpower in transforming workplace relationships and leadership styles. 

Together, we explore strategies to navigate the often transactional nature of corporate environments, emphasizing the importance of emotional connections and authenticity.

Sarah offers practical advice on how to prepare for and engage in emotionally charged conversations, creating safe spaces for genuine interaction, and fostering an environment where everyone feels valued and understood. 

By the end of our conversation, you'll be equipped with the tools to start leading with your authentic voice, building deeper connections, and empowering yourself and others to thrive in any setting. 

Tune in now and start your journey towards authentic leadership and fulfilled professional life.


Stay empowered,
Jen


Let’s keep the conversation going! Find me at:
Jen Rafferty | Instagram, YouTube, Facebook | Linktree
Instagram: @jenrafferty_
Facebook: Empowered Educator Faculty Room


About Sarah:
Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc. is who you call when you’re ready to do the hard work of leading yourself and leading others.

Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc. is on a mission to help leaders build and rebuild teams. Our goal is to empower leaders to understand and honor the beautiful complexity of the humans they serve. We create a safe, honest environment, preparing people to deal with real-world conflict, have more meaningful conversations, and create purposeful relationships. Working with organizations that care deeply about their teams and understand the connection between staff development and organizational success, Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc. specializes in transforming relationships from good to great.

With 15+ years in leadership development, Sarah Noll Wilson earned a Master's Degree from Drake University in Leadership Development and a BA from the University of Northern Iowa in Theatre Performance and Theatre Education. Through her work as an Executive Coach, an in-demand Keynote Speaker, Researcher, Contributor to Harvard Business Review, and Bestselling Author of “Don’t Feed the Elephants”, Sarah helps leaders close the gap between what they intend to do and the actual impact they make. She hosts the podcast “Conversations on Conversations”, is certified in Co-Active Coaching, Conversational Intelligence, and is a frequent guest lecturer at universities. In addition to her work with organizations, Sarah is a passionate advocate for mental health.   


Connect with Sarah:
Website: sarahnollwilson.com
X (formerly Twitter): @sarahnollwilson
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/sarahnollwilson
YouTube: @SarahNollWilson
Facebook: SarahNollWilsonInc
Instagram: @sarahnollwilson

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Feeling stuck in a job where you can't be yourself? Tired of shallow work interactions

Many of us spend our days in environments where we have to wear masks, playing roles that don't fit us. But what if there was a way to break free from this cycle, to bring your true self to your job, and form genuine relationships?

In this episode, I'm joined by the amazing Sarah Noll Wilson, an expert in emotional intelligence and leadership development, to discuss breaking free from the impersonal corporate culture to embrace authentic leadership and meaningful connections.

Discover how her background in performance arts became her superpower in transforming workplace relationships and leadership styles. 

Together, we explore strategies to navigate the often transactional nature of corporate environments, emphasizing the importance of emotional connections and authenticity.

Sarah offers practical advice on how to prepare for and engage in emotionally charged conversations, creating safe spaces for genuine interaction, and fostering an environment where everyone feels valued and understood. 

By the end of our conversation, you'll be equipped with the tools to start leading with your authentic voice, building deeper connections, and empowering yourself and others to thrive in any setting. 

Tune in now and start your journey towards authentic leadership and fulfilled professional life.


Stay empowered,
Jen


Let’s keep the conversation going! Find me at:
Jen Rafferty | Instagram, YouTube, Facebook | Linktree
Instagram: @jenrafferty_
Facebook: Empowered Educator Faculty Room


About Sarah:
Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc. is who you call when you’re ready to do the hard work of leading yourself and leading others.

Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc. is on a mission to help leaders build and rebuild teams. Our goal is to empower leaders to understand and honor the beautiful complexity of the humans they serve. We create a safe, honest environment, preparing people to deal with real-world conflict, have more meaningful conversations, and create purposeful relationships. Working with organizations that care deeply about their teams and understand the connection between staff development and organizational success, Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc. specializes in transforming relationships from good to great.

With 15+ years in leadership development, Sarah Noll Wilson earned a Master's Degree from Drake University in Leadership Development and a BA from the University of Northern Iowa in Theatre Performance and Theatre Education. Through her work as an Executive Coach, an in-demand Keynote Speaker, Researcher, Contributor to Harvard Business Review, and Bestselling Author of “Don’t Feed the Elephants”, Sarah helps leaders close the gap between what they intend to do and the actual impact they make. She hosts the podcast “Conversations on Conversations”, is certified in Co-Active Coaching, Conversational Intelligence, and is a frequent guest lecturer at universities. In addition to her work with organizations, Sarah is a passionate advocate for mental health.   


Connect with Sarah:
Website: sarahnollwilson.com
X (formerly Twitter): @sarahnollwilson
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/sarahnollwilson
YouTube: @SarahNollWilson
Facebook: SarahNollWilsonInc
Instagram: @sarahnollwilson