Growth versus Safety, for Courageous Living – with Telana Simpson

Growth versus Safety, for Courageous Living – with Telana Simpson Podcast: Telana explores the courage part of courageous communication, by sharing some thoughts from Nelson Goud, Carl Rogers, Abraham Maslow and Aristotle. They all speak about how our basic needs for safety and for growth play a role in activating our courage. Courage is the spark that gives us the inner strength to choose growth over safety. Audio: Video: About Telana: Telana is a Courage Coach and author who helps…

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Courage, Confidence, Communication, with Ella Ray

Courage, Confidence, Communication, with Ella Ray In this episode Telana is a guest on “The Personal Brand Era” podcast show, hosted by Ella Ray! “Interviewing Telana Simpson – a transformational Courage Coach from South Africa – has been eye-opening in understanding what courage and authenticity are, what the #1 reason is why people struggle with confidence so much, and how we can have more courageous conversations that matter.” – Ella Ray Podcast: Audio: Video: About Ella Ray: Ella is a…

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Discovering Self Worth, with John Niland

John Niland knew intellectually the distinctions between self-worth, self-esteem and self-confidence, yet he only started living this fundamental discovery after a significantly emotional event. John shares with Telana what he has learn on this journey, and how he discovered his true self worth, and the benefits from this. He also relates how unconditional self-worth is the foundation for courageous conversations. Topics explored in this important episode include: Discovering self worth. How self worth differs to self esteem. Relevance of self…

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Conscious Communication and the Media, with Noy Pullen

How do we develop the the faculty of discernment and the ability to communicate consciously? Telana had a conversation that counts with Noy Pullen sitting alongside her fireplace in Cape Town.  They talk about the written word and media, including newspapers and magazines, and how we can notice the force behind the media we consume, and how it may trigger us and allow us to go within to develop our inner resources and take responsibility for our growth.  They also cover…

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Mike George on Emotions, Relationships & “I am” : Ep 10

What are emotions? And feelings? And why are we so triggered by relationships?  How do we use our emotions and relationships to understand ourselves more, and grow spiritually?  What does it mean to just be who we are, our authentic self?  To say “I am”?  These are the questions Telana poses to Mike George, the author of several books, who also plays the role of spiritual teacher, coach, management tutor, mentor and facilitator. Podcast: Audio: Video: About Mike George: Mike…

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Guy Kawasaki shares his view on confronting others

Guy Kawasaki on Confronting Others – Ep 9

Guy Kawasaki is known for his directness, and his success in getting his point across in keynote talks, as an author, and a venture capitalist. Telana asks him to share about the skill of pitching an idea, and why feedback, especially negative criticism, is so important and useful, even if it feels confronting to the other person. Links referred to in the show include: Podcast: Audio: Video: About Guy Kawasaki: Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist…

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