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Ways to Change the Workplace

Ways to Change the Workplace

This podcast is all about helping you to find Ways to Change the Workplace. We spend more time of our waking day at work than with loved ones, my mission is to make your workplace a good place to be! Sometimes I speak to amazing thought leaders, sometimes the podcasts will be solo episodes. I am Prina Shah, I am a Global Coach, Consultant, Trainer and Speaker with 20+ years of experience in developing Executives, Leaders and Teams. My specialty is in developing your people and working with you to optimise your organisational cultures. Thank you for tuning in! Prina (can't wait to share great things with you) Shah

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Feb. 3, 2023

57. The Problem with Your Leadership Development Program with Dr Darj…

The Problem with Your Leadership Development Program How can you develop a better leadership development program within your organisation? Why do nearly 70% of organisations fail to create a leadership pipeline they can trust...

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Jan. 27, 2023

56. Optimizing Your Organizational Culture Through Clear Communicatio…

Welcome to The Ways To Change Your Workplace Podcast, where I help you optimize your organizational culture! In this episode, I’ll be discussing the importance of clear communication in creating the culture you desire. Optimi...

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Jan. 20, 2023

55. How you introduce yourself says a lot about you... with Prina Shah

How you introduce yourself says a lot about you! You'll never get a second chance to make a good first impression. This week I have a few questions for you to consider in relation to the way you introduce yourself. …

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Jan. 13, 2023

54. The Power of Clarity for Your Organisational Culture with Ann Lat…

The Power of Clarity for Your Organisational Culture What is the difference between lack of productivity and lack of clarity? What is the secret to getting everyone in your workplace working toward a common goal? Can your wor...

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Jan. 6, 2023

53. How to build trust in you and in others, with Prina Shah

Have you ever been cheated on? Remember how it stings? Remember how it was to rebuild trust? Or perhaps you never got to that stage, as often, when trust is broken, it is difficult or near impossible to regain. Let's …

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Dec. 30, 2022

52. Do you give and receive feedback with grace? With Prina Shah

Sooooo many people chicken out of giving or asking for feedback due to fear. It is a tale as old as time. Why is it that many find it difficult to be assertive in giving and receiving feedback? This is …

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Dec. 23, 2022

51. Work from the Inside Out - Design a Fulfilling Career with Tammy …

How can you create a meaningful career that pays the bills AND gives you joy? You know you need to make changes in your career, but don’t know how to… Spoiler alert: we are all heading to one destination (death) …

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Dec. 16, 2022

50. Why I do what I do! By Prina Shah

Trigger warning for anyone affected by alcoholism or domestic violence. My story is one I haven't told anyone. Michelle, my client, recently asked me why I do what I do. She wanted to know what motivates me to work with …

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Dec. 9, 2022

49. How do you influence others? With Prina Shah

Influence like an influencer! View the youtube version here! Have you conducted a skills audit on the way that you influence others? Do you influence others using friendliness? bargaining? reasoning? use of power? anger? asse...

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Dec. 2, 2022

48. Four Types of Organisational Change, with Prina Shah

4 Types of Organisational Change! Refer to the YouTube training video link to accompany this podcast episode. Are your organisation's change efforts resulting in: A sinking ship. People flying blind. Are people onboard and re...

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Nov. 25, 2022

47. Cheer Up: Is Toxic Positivity Ruining Your Culture? With Dr Maike…

Cheer Up: Is Toxic Positivity Ruining Your Culture? How can you find ways to change the workplace culture if you find yourself in an environment of toxic positivity? How can you create an environment where depth of conversati...

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Nov. 18, 2022

46. Do you know how to let go of unnecessary stuff? With Prina Shah

Detachment. It is the trait of Zen Masters and you can learn it too! A lot of the toxic team issues I have helped rectify have been the result of people holding on to grudges, past traumas and work place …

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Nov. 11, 2022

45. Are you an Inclusive Leader? with Prina Shah

Are you an inclusive leader? I have had the pleasure of supporting many CEOs and senior leaders to become more inclusive and I share practical tips with you! The way you include your people will impact the way you are …

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Nov. 4, 2022

44. How Leaders Speak the Language of the Mind with Jamie Dixon and P…

Have you noticed something about the best leaders at your workplace? What is it about them that makes them the best? Is it technical knowledge? Is it their leadership skills? Or could it be that they take you on a …

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Oct. 28, 2022

43. Do you delegate like a pro? Hosted by Prina Shah

Are you a corporate martyr or a realist? You can't do it all- therefore you need to learn the fine art of delegation. This week I have a few questions for you to consider about how you delegate and communicate. …

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Oct. 21, 2022

42. Avoid these traps if you are a new CEO, with Prina Shah

Avoid these traps if you are a new CEO... I have had the pleasure of Coaching many CEOs and senior leaders to begin their new roles effectively. The way you start any job will determine how you are perceived, liked …

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Oct. 14, 2022

41. Leading Inclusion: Drive Change Your Employees Can See and Feel w…

Do you feel like a fake, phony and fraud at work? Are you holding back parts of you? Did you know that many people of colour don’t enjoy being in the workplace because of a raft of reasons… Has your …

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Oct. 7, 2022

40. Have you built a solutions focused team?

Have you built a solutions focused team? Imagine this: John has come to you with an issue that he has just uncovered, and he doesn't know how to respond to it. A stressful verbal avalanche awaits you! Versus John has …

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Sept. 30, 2022

39. Four ways to benefit from the great resignation with Prina Shah

4 ways to benefit from the great resignation Subscribe to Prina’s monthly-ish newsletter to get practical tips, tools and more! Have people left your workplace? Have they quit to move on to other things? Have they been fired ...

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Sept. 23, 2022

38. How Effective is Group and Team Coaching with Ro Gorell and Prina…

How Effective is Group and Team Coaching? How can you break silos at your workplace? How can you foster genuine collaboration and innovation? How can you use the brains of ALL and not the chosen few high potentials? How are …

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Sept. 16, 2022

37. Do You Keep a Distractions or Interruptions Log?

It felt like everyone wanted a piece of me when I became a manager; to ask questions, to get direction, to update me, to make decisions! It was overwhelming until I took carriage of it with an interruptions / distractions …

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Sept. 9, 2022

36. Five Problems that Hierarchical Structures Face

The larger the organisation, the larger its woes, often. I have supported many organisations with these issues. Do reach out to me if you need help: prina@prinashah.com This is what I talk to in this episode. About today’s ep...

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Sept. 2, 2022

35. Breaking Workplace Taboos: For Migrant and Asian Women with Sharn…

How can you fit in to a work culture being a migrant woman? How can workplaces be more open to diverse experiences of their workforce? Are you ready to move your workplace beyond lip service diversity measures? About today’s ...

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Aug. 26, 2022

34. Have you Conducted a Self Care Audit?

Burnout, stress, fatigue, anxiety, depression - they are all common ailments, often relating from our jobs. How awful is that? One thing that helps is to be more introspective. Not in a naval gazing way, but to do a practical...

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Aug. 19, 2022

33. The Great Realisation, hosted by Prina Shah

Have you got a new relationship with your job? (You’re not alone…) Have you redefined what you want in your career, what you stand for and what you stand against? If you’re an employer, the link of your workforce’s psychologi...

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Aug. 12, 2022

32. Become Better at Business Relationship Management with Malini Jay…

How can you develop a collaborative organisational culture? How can you develop working relationships that can weather any storm? How can you enable people to think strategically with a long term mindset? How can you develop ...

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Aug. 5, 2022

31. Do you get off the dance floor?

Are you that busy, "I have no time" type? Or are you the type that carves thinking and strategic time into your week as a non-negotiable? Guess what style Execs, high achievers and the more content folk amongst us tend …

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July 29, 2022

30. Should I Stay Or Should I Go? (Before you quit, listen to this!)

Should I stay, or should I go? Have you had enough of your job? Is it time for a change? Are you considering quitting your job? Tune in to this episode first… About today’s episode: It is a solo episode …

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July 22, 2022

29. CEO Insights with Anthony Vuleta and Prina Shah: How to Optimise …

I chat with the award-winning Anthony Vuleta, CEO of Town of Victoria Park. Anthony is renowned for his work on optimising his organisation’s culture over many years. If you live in Perth, you either know Anthony, or you have...

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July 15, 2022

28. Have you thanked someone lately?

Have you thanked someone lately? I have a really simple formula to give thanks to someone explain the WHAT the WAY the WHEN and the WHY of the thank you that you were giving the four Ws. It need not …

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July 8, 2022

27. Does your Executive Team have the advantage?

Does your Executive Team have the advantage? Is your Executive Team helping, or hindering you? Is your Executive team working effectively together? I have supported many Executive Teams to optimise their own culture - email m...

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July 1, 2022

26. The Pleasures and Sorrows of Working in HR with Marija Andacic a…

HR is an important function, yet still disliked by many… That is just one (of many) statements I posed to HR Leader, Marija Andacic. HR practitioners, this one is especially for you! I ask Marija all the questions that are …

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June 24, 2022

25. Do you know your blind spots?

Self awareness and emotional intelligence are critical skills and ones which will get you far in work and life… This week I have a few questions for you to consider in relation to your blind spots. Have you asked your …

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June 17, 2022

24. Simplifying Psychological Safety

Why is creating Psychological Safety so hard for some organisations? Do you want to learn how to create psychological safety at your workplace? Let’s demystify all things psychological safety… About today’s episode: Today is ...

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June 10, 2022

23. Breaking Workplace Taboos: About ADHD with Jade Goulding and Prin…

How can you tell your boss that you have ADHD? About today’s episode: Today I chat with the creative Communications Professional / Artist who is Jade Goulding. Jade was diagnosed with ADHD and she shares her story of how she …

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June 3, 2022

22. Who at work inspires you?

Role modelling or learning from observing others is a skill that is free of charge and I you can easily learn from... Who is a person at work that inspires you? We can learn from those people... Have you really …

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May 27, 2022

21. Five Ways to Communicate to Get Buy In

Do you wish your message would land better? Do you feel unheard at work? Do you want to learn how to use the right mode of communication, for the right situation, so you can end up with a win / …

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May 20, 2022

20. Remote, Not Distant: Create a Thriving Hybrid Culture with Gustav…

Is your workplace turning hybrid or considering it? Is your manager not sure about all this talk of hybrid work? Is your workplace asking you to return fully to the office? If you answered yes to any of those questions, …

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May 13, 2022

19. Develop your Consulting Skills to Deepen Your Influence with Deb …

Consulting is a crucial skill for ANYONE in the workplace, but if you lack it, here’s what could happen: Miscommunication Failed projects A waste of time and money Your professional brand being tarnished And all of the above ...

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May 6, 2022

18. Do you know your WORST work self?

This podcast forms a part of the Leadership Coaching Question Series that I will be sharing with you. Do you know your worst work self? Do you know what causes it and why? Do you know how you behave as …

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April 29, 2022

17. Seven Tough Questions to Ask About Your Leadership Culture

I have been told by many CEOs that they have invested heavily in leadership development and are still not seeing the results. I have supported many CEOs on enhancing their organisational cultures. These CEOs were not happy wi...

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April 22, 2022

16. Why Time Blocking Fails Leaders with Ravindra Kondekar and Prina …

Do you have the best of intentions to time block and get things done, only to FAIL by the end of the week? You’re not alone! Many people fail at time blocking for a myriad of reasons, especially when it …

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April 15, 2022

15. Do you know your best work self?

This podcast forms a part of the 24 Leadership Question Series that I will be sharing with you. Do you know your best work self? How do you think your manager or team would describe you? This week I have …

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April 8, 2022

14. 5 Ways to Improve Workplace Culture through Story with David Pull…

How often is it that workplace culture change is a disaster? We hear more negative stories of change, than we do positive. It need not be the case. Change can be supported by applying the additional super skill of storytell...

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April 1, 2022

13. Change Management, The Japanese Way

You may have had to focus on change management on the fly at times over the past years. As we now focus on recovery, let us not forget the importance of planned change management… You have probably experienced failed change …

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March 25, 2022

12. Do you know your team as humans?

I am often called in to support broken or #toxicteams. They can be turned around over time and with sensitivity. I love supporting the proactive teams also - these are teams that focus on the things that I am going …

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March 18, 2022

11. How to create a corporate revolution with Leanne Hughes and Prina…

Do you want to create a corporate revolution? Do you want to change things at work but don’t feel you have the power to? Do you have loads of ideas of ways to change the workplace you are at? Are …

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March 11, 2022

10. 8 Ways to Bring Your Company Values to Life: The Success Stories!

If Culture eats Strategy for breakfast, I’d say your Values may eat your Vison for brunch. Values are an integral part of an organisation’s culture. Your Values ideally should be the guiding principles in which everyone in yo...

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March 4, 2022

9. Menopause is a Female Leadership Issue with Thea O’Connor and Prin…

Menopause is a female leadership issue. It’s a fact. Did you know: 78% of women in the workplace who are 45-60 years old will face the effects of menopause on their career. By that age, many women are in the …

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Feb. 26, 2022

8. How are you going to expand your professional network?

This podcast forms a part of the 24 Leadership Question Series that I will be sharing with you. How are you going to expand your professional network? I really want to myth bust the concept of leadership. Leadership isn't an …

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Feb. 18, 2022

7. How to Use Your Positional Power for Good (vs. Evil!)

How to use your positional power for good! I have spoken to many CEOs and Senior Leaders whom I support about the notion of positional power. Put simply, positional power is the use of your power (of authority) to get …

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Feb. 11, 2022

6. Who are your work friends?

This podcast forms a part of the 24 Leadership Question Series that I will be sharing with you. It need not be lonely as a Leader. Note there is a difference between being friends and friendly, especially as you climb …

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Feb. 4, 2022

5. How to recover your internal culture after a workplace scandal wit…

How can you recover your internal culture and external brand after a workplace scandal? How can you communicate with impact after losing trust of your people? How can you find ways to change the workplace culture after bad pr...

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Jan. 28, 2022

4. What is the best team you have worked in and why?

This podcast forms a part of the 24 Leadership Question Series that I will be sharing with you. What is the best team that you have worked in? I have a few team related questions for you to consider. We …

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Jan. 22, 2022

3. Performance Liberation NOT Performance Management with Professor S…

Is your performance cycle one you enjoy, or one which is seen as an imposition from HR? Is it a good use of your time, or waste? Is the conversation with your manager an easy one to have, or painful? …

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Jan. 15, 2022

2. Everyone's a Leader, right?

This podcast forms a part of the 24 Leadership Question Series that I will be sharing with you. Everyone's a Leader, right? I really want to myth bust the concept of leadership. Leadership isn't an appointed title like the Po...

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Dec. 15, 2021

1. What to expect!

Welcome to the first ever episode of this podcast titled Ways to Change the Workplace, by me, Prina Shah! This podcast series will be all about helping you to find Ways to Change the Workplace. We spend more time of …

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