Oct. 4, 2021

Christine Dyer: The Power of Unconditional Positive Regard

Christine Dyer: The Power of Unconditional Positive Regard

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

Key quotes:

●      “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.”