In this episode, Sarah Tenisi speaks with Christina Dyer, CEO of Christina Dyer International, an executive leadership and coaching company. She is also the Founder of Noble Adventures, a leadership retreat and adventure company.
What You’ll Learn in This Episode:
● [01:26] What is “unconditional positive regard”?
● [09:30] Why “participation trophies” aren’t necessarily a bad thing
● [10:58] How does unconditional positive regard help businesses heal the world?
● [18:45] The power of one person’s attitude in your organization
● [22:04] Christina’s globe-trotting adventures and how got to where she is now
● [27:55] About the Rwandan genocide
● [30:27] How far a dollar can go in helping families outside the U.S.
● [35:52] The CALM method
● [42:38] How Noble Adventures helps people develop unconditional positive regard
● [52:54] The benefits of coming from a place of positive intent when interacting with your team
● [56:16] The killer of trust within organizations
● “Unconditional positive regard allows people the environment in which they can best flourish.”
● “I think one thing that COVID has done is take the focus off of performance and results and put it on people.”
● “When you have one person in your organization that is positive, they can impact and influence attitudes.”
● “Poverty really breeds a lot of creativity.”
● “Self-awareness is the first step to being a leader.”
● “Fun and adventure is the glue that holds teams together.”