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The future belongs to the curious. The ones who are not afraid to try it, explore it, poke at it, question it, and turn it inside out. – Anonymous 

What can you learn from the culture of Rock and Roll to impact your leadership, relationship, and communication skills?

Today we have a very special episode for you with two guests as Dr. Michelle Robin is joined by Wayne Strickland and Tanya O’Callaghan of Leadership Rhapsody. Though they have very different backgrounds, the two have found similarities in both the business and music worlds.

As a successful 25-year Vice President at Hallmark Cards and the Author of Get Over Yourself, Decide to Lead, Wayne Strickland has extraordinary experiences to share that include winning and losing billion dollar contracts. His success and failures have informed his approach to building a competitive culture with enlightened leadership.

Tanya O’Callaghan is an established freelance musician / bassist with an eclectic impressive career to date. 100% born and raised in Ireland where her musical journey began, now based in Los Angeles when not on the road on a bass venture elsewhere! Tanya has made her mark both on stages and in studios worldwide. With multiple world tours and studio sessions to her name in an impressive variety of musical styles. Tanya’s versatility has led her to work with world renowned artists such as Maynard James Keenan of Tool, Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, and Steven Adler of Guns N’ Roses to name a few.

If not us, who? If not now, when? – John F. Kennedy

Learn more about Wayne and Tanya as they discuss:

  • How they met and became fast friends at a band camp.
  • Life changes, struggles, and celebrations they have experienced in their careers and personal lives.
  • Why to be a great leader you have to get over yourself first.
  • How to let go of that ego voice inside your head and break through to who you are at your core.
  • Tanya’s role as an activist for animals and humans plus why it’s the most important thing to Tanya.

Discover how to build and maintain old and new relationships as they share:

  • How to get out of your comfort zone to create relationships with people from all different backgrounds and interests.
  • What you should look for in your close-knit relationships to help you grow as an individual.
  • What a toxic relationship compared to a healthy, enriching one feels like.
  • How to give a friendship the gift of goodbye when it’s time to go your separate ways. 

Find out and apply all their favorite tips to get outside of a comfort zone and thrive:

  1. Pick up a book and read about a new topic.
  2. Attend different events you’d never imagine going to before.
  3. Try out a new hobby such as a group sport, class, or even online forum to develop new skill sets and meet people.
  4. Networking hacks to feel more comfortable meeting new people, going new places, and trying new things.
  5. Fully commit to something that brings you joy.

Listen and find out how you can be a force for change in this world.

Perseverance is the bridge in which difficulty is overcome. – Anonymous

  • Connect with Tanya O’Callaghan 
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  • Connect with Wayne Strickland 
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