Passion Cast Podcast #DrPassionCast

This series is hosted by Dr Sok-ho Trinh, aka Dr Passion, a doctor in Positive Psychology and Leadership studies.

Sok-ho holds a BSc, a MSc, a MBA, a CPCC, a PCC, a PGCE in learning and teaching in Higher Education and a PhD in positive psychology and leadership studies.

Dr Passion and his worldly guests, provide valuable lessons for organisational leaders operating at a C-suite and senior level, entrepreneurs, managers of dysfunctional teams, coaches who work with leaders and organizations, and anyone who is looking for a sense of purpose and passion, searching for happiness and success in life and work.

Some of the topics may include: dealing with the dark side of leadership, driving employees and team engagement, the search for a life purpose and Ikigai, high performing teams in a virtual setting, post Covid ways to measure success at work and in leadership, mechanisms and secret of change management, and many more…

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The secret to find purpose for you and your team: Ikigai for leaders and organizations (Part 1)

When you know that an engaged employee brings 20% more profitability but you realise that 85% of your team is not engaged (source: Gallup’s Blog and State of the Global Workplace: 2021 Report), what can you do? As a leader, a senior manager, and a professional whose role is to create engagement at work, explore the scientific concept of Ikigai and learn how you can implement it for you and for your teams at work. 

The secret to find purpose for you and your team: Ikigai for leaders and organizations (Part 2)

When you know that an engaged employee brings 20% more profitability but you realise that 85% of your team is not engaged (source: Gallup’s Blog and State of the Global Workplace: 2021 Report), what can you do? As a leader, a senior manager, and a professional whose role is to create engagement at work, explore the scientific concept of Ikigai and learn how you can implement it for you and for your teams at work.

Fighting the dark side of leadership and stress at work

Burnout and stress reached one of its highest peaks across professions, from long hours at work to higher demands at home, the COVID-19 crisis brought in new stressors to almost every domain of life according to the American Psychological Association (2022). Being able to cope with stress has become critical for organisations to fight increase challenges of staff retention, absenteeism, top talent turn over, and reduced team performance and engagement.

The power of resilience and the compassionate leader

With Covid19 affecting millions of lives around the world, compassion and resilience for the self and for others is all the more vital. Leaders, managers, employees, and families feel the need to bounce back in order to continue living. In this Talk Dr Hertz, founder of the Centre of mental fitness in Denmark and Dr Trinh, Passionologist and founder of Dr Passion and  Institute of Passion discuss the magic that resilience represents, and they share views on the concept of a compassionate leader.

Compassion in leadership and management

“Four qualities—awareness, vulnerability, empathy, and compassion—are critical for business leaders to care for people in crisis” according to consulting firm Mckinsey (2020). But what exactly is compassion in the context of leadership?

Dr. Burak Koyuncu SVP at LHH, The Adecco group discusses with Dr. Sok-ho Trinh, aka Dr. Passion; Coach and Passionologist.

Coaching and Mental Health

According to the World Health Organisation (2022). COVID-19 pandemic triggers 25% increase in prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide. How can coaching for wellbeing and organisation behaviour help? Mary elizabeth figueroa interviews Dr Sok-ho Trinh, aka Dr Passion: coach and Passionologist.

Career Development Plans

Career development does matter, plan it, get coached. Not planning is planning to fail.”73% of employees believe their employers don’t carry any responsibility for development. 81% of UK employees have no written career plan in place with their employer. 24% of people plan to start the New Year with a new career. 39% spending 1-3 hours a month working on their professional goals.” Dr. Amber Wigmore Alvarez joins  Dr. Sok-ho Trinh to discuss.

How to be happier, live longer, and build better performing teams?

Building and maintaining good relationship is reported to make people happier and healthier. A longitudinal studies conducted by several of Harvard scholars with 724 individuals during 75 years depict the importance of social connections, higher-quality of close connections and good relationships.

About the future of leadership in the workplace - GLH Fireside Chats

Having both worked in and researched the topic of workplace leadership extensively, both Dr. Donaldson President of the International Positive Psychology Association, Works and Organisations Division, a senior researcher at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, and previously an evaluation and measurement expert at Accenture and Dr. Trinh, Passionologist, life & executive coach and Academic discussed the future of leadership in the workplace.
The topic of leadership within the workplace and how this relates to the world of Positive Psychology and positive organizational scholarship is being discussed.