A Case of the Mondays

"Give Yourself Permission to be Unproductive" w/ Sabina Nawaz

April 20, 2020 Season 2 Episode 3
A Case of the Mondays
"Give Yourself Permission to be Unproductive" w/ Sabina Nawaz
Show Notes

Today Chris sits down with former Microsoft HR exec and current Executive Coach, Sabina Nawaz. Sabina is a prolific business writer and leadership coach, helping to create a new paradigm of empathetic, thoughtful and highly effective leadership.

We discuss work anxiety, managing productivity (and your expectations of it) during quarantine, and how leaders and individuals can create a new framework for efficacy, empathy, and engagement.

Chris also talks about the stories we tell ourselves, and why those stories need to change.

Read this stuff:
Read more about Sabina and her coaching services. SabinaNawaz.co
Articles from Sabina:
"How Managers Can Support Remote Employees"
"To Achieve Big Goals, Start with Small Habits"
"How Anxiety Traps Us"

If you are struggling with anxiety or depression, or you find yourself in a dangerous situation, please seek the help you need. The National Alliance on Mental Illness has a list of resources ready to help you right now. Go here to check it out

About Sabina Nawaz:

Sabina Nawaz is a global CEO coach, leadership keynote speaker, and writer working in over 26 countries. She advises C-level executives in Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, non-profits and academic institutions. Sabina started her career in software development at Microsoft and then led the company’s executive development and succession planning efforts for over 11,000 managers and 700 executives. In addition, Sabina has spoken at hundreds of seminars, events, and conferences including TEDx. Currently, she sits on the board of Power and Systems, a leadership development institute. Sabina believes the greatest privilege of working with executives is bearing witness to their acts of courage. Look for more of her stories, insights, and advice on thriving as a leader on Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Inc.

Sabina’s education includes a B.A. in Computer Science with a minor in Electronics from Smith College, an M.S. in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and several certifications and advanced training in leadership development.

To receive Sabina’s latest leadership articles, sign up on www.sabinanawaz.com and connect with her on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Writer, Host: Chris Thierfelder
Producers: Sarah and Max Warman
Art: Jennie Jacobs
Music: Kevin MacLeod
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