Calm Edged Rebels
Building Resilience. S3 E8

Building Resilience. S3 E8

June 11, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast. Trudy, Jenni and Advita are back with a bigger and better podcast for season three! We're publishing our podcast weekly.

 

We're continuing to share our views on the big subjects for professional communicators and coaches, but we're also taking the opportunity to share topical issues with you too. 

 

This week's news section is a duo performance, as Trudy and Advita meet to chat while Jenni is taking a well-earned break. We’re reflecting on the things that have inspired us lately and the support and encouragement we get from our wonderful community.

 

In our big topic conversation, we discuss the difference between mental health and mental illness. We consider the role of resilience; the traits resilient people have and how important it has been for us to develop resilience.  

 

Listen in as we share our top tips on becoming more resilient and being able to bounce back.

 

If you want to find out more about this topic, or about us, head over to https://calmedgedrebels.com for all the info.

The Importance of Data. S3 E7

The Importance of Data. S3 E7

June 4, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast. Trudy, Jenni and Advita are back with a bigger and better podcast for season three!

 

We're publishing our podcast weekly. We're continuing to share our views on the big subjects for professional communicators and coaches, but we're also taking the opportunity to share topical issues with you too.

 

This week's events leading to Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the French Open are the topic for our conversation. We debate the extent to which appearing in press interviews is a responsibility for certain roles. What's your view on this? Comment on our social channels to join the discussion.

 

In our big topic conversation, we talk over the importance of data and insight. How do you gather the information you need to make informed decisions? How long does that process take and what are the important things to look out for?

We share our personal experience of leading large-scale research projects and presenting credible data to leaders.

 

If you want to find out more about this topic, or about us, head over to https://calmedgedrebels.com for all the info.

Are power lists necessary? S3 E6

Are power lists necessary? S3 E6

May 28, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast. Trudy, Jenni and Advita are back with a bigger and better podcast for season three!

 

We're publishing our podcast weekly. We're continuing to share our views on the big subjects for professional communicators and coaches, but we're also taking the opportunity to share topical issues with you too.

 

In this week’s news section we review one of our favourite topics - personal branding. How important is it that your personal brand is in alignment with your vision and values? How can you create a personal brand while working in house? Listen in to find out.

 

Our big topic tackles the tricky subject of power lists - those ‘top 100’ style lists promoted on social media. We debate their role and importance and share our personal experience of being on these lists - or not.

 

If you want to find out more about this topic, or about us, head over to https://calmedgedrebels.com for all the info.

Do we still need line managers in organisations? S3 E5

Do we still need line managers in organisations? S3 E5

May 21, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast. Trudy, Jenni and Advita are back with a bigger and better podcast for season three!

 

We're publishing our podcast weekly. We're continuing to share our views on the big subjects for professional communicators and coaches, but we're also taking the opportunity to share topical issues with you too.

 

Our news section this week is all about the things we have chatted about on our WhatsApp chat – we have covered everything from issues of accessibility of content, the role of the communicator when it comes to climate change and some personal challenges around finding the right desk for a new office! 

 

Our big topic is all about line managers. We debate whether they are still an important part of an organisation's structure; what support line managers need and how they can make the best contribution to communications and culture.

 

If you want to find out more about this topic, or about us, head over to https://calmedgedrebels.com for all the info.

The Challenges of Change. S3 E4

The Challenges of Change. S3 E4

May 14, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast.

Trudy, Jenni and Advita are back with a bigger and better podcast for season three!

We're now publishing our podcast weekly. We're continuing to share our views on the big topics for professional communicators and coaches, but we're also taking the opportunity to share topical issues with you too.

 

Our news section this week focuses on Mental Health Awareness and we share our tips for wellness.

 

Our big topic is all about the challenges of change. What is a realistic timescale for cultural change; who should be involved in the change conversation early on and when is the right time to talk about the budget for communications? This lively discussion is informed by years of collective experience of leading change communications and takes a people-first view of how to address the perennial challenges of change.

 

If you want to find out more about this topic, or about us, head over to https://calmedgedrebels.com for all the info.

The Power of Language. S3 E3

The Power of Language. S3 E3

May 7, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast. Trudy, Jenni and Advita are back with a bigger and better podcast for season three!

We're now publishing our podcast weekly. We're continuing to share our views on the big topics for professional communicators and coaches, but we're also taking the opportunity to share topical issues with you too.

Have you noticed the over-use of certain words in your social media feed or your conversations at work? In this episode, we talk about the power of language and the consequences of not taking time to consider the origin or impact of certain words.

We share our tips on how to respond if you feel triggered by a word and how to be more mindful about your own communication. 

 If you want to find out more about this topic, or about us, head over to https://calmedgedrebels.com for all the info.

Healthy Working Cultures. S3 E2

Healthy Working Cultures. S3 E2

April 30, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast.

Trudy, Jenni and Advita are back with a bigger and better podcast for season three!

 

We're now publishing our podcast weekly. We're continuing to share our views on the big topics for professional communicators and coaches, but we're also taking the opportunity to share topical issues with you too.

 

In this episode, we talk about a controversial rebrand. Our big topic is all about cultivating healthy working cultures, where the issues being debated around hybrid or flexible working can be brought to life more effectively, throughout the whole organisation.

 

If you want to find out more about this topic, or about us, head over to https://calmedgedrebels.com for all the info.

Women in Leadership. S3 E1

Women in Leadership. S3 E1

April 22, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast.

 

Jenni, Advita and Trudy are back with a bigger and better podcast for season three!

 

We'll be publishing our podcast weekly for this season. We'll continue to share our views on the big topics for professional communicators and coaches, but we'll take this opportunity to share topical issues with you too.

 

In this episode, Jenni gives us a behind-the-scenes perspective on her exciting book launch. Our big topic is women in leadership and we talk about how to call out - and call in - the people who can help or hinder our progress as influential women in the workplace.

 

If you want to find out more about this topic, or about us, head over to https://calmedgedrebels.com for all the info.

Those who inspire us - where we get our inspiration from. S2 E6

Those who inspire us - where we get our inspiration from. S2 E6

March 25, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast.

 

In this episode we talk about the people who inspire us and the importance of having inspirational role models. They may be celebrities and they may not, but they have all helped us in some way.

 

Here are all the resources we mentioned. We hope you'll find something to inspire you too!

Brene Brown: https://brenebrown.com/

Shonda Rhimes: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Year-Yes-Dance-Stand-Person/dp/1476777098

Michelle Obama: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Becoming-Sunday-Times-Number-Bestseller/dp/0241982979/ref=sr_1_1?crid=23NW32AXW3SDR&dchild=1&keywords=michelle+obama&qid=1616405893&s=books&sprefix=michelle%2Cstripbooks%2C168&sr=1-1

Toughest race on earth: https://www.amazon.com/Worlds-Toughest-Race-Eco-Challenge-Fiji-Season/dp/B08BB8S8FJ#:~:text=66%20teams%20descend%20upon%20Fiji,their%20physical%20and%20emotional%20limits.

Crossfit games: https://games.crossfit.com/

Tia Toomey: https://www.instagram.com/tiaclair1/?hl=en

Mat Fraser: https://www.instagram.com/mathewfras/feed/?hl=en

A Leader Like Me: https://aleaderlikeme.com/

Gutsy Women book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Book-Gutsy-Women-Favourite-Resilience/dp/1471172171/ref=asc_df_1471172171/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=427914206842&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=8203629207954530667&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1006596&hvtargid=pla-920248095263&psc=1&th=1&psc=1&tag=&ref=&adgrpid=103526072550&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvadid=427914206842&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=8203629207954530667&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1006596&hvtargid=pla-920248095263

Tony Chocolonely: https://tonyschocolonely.com/uk/en

 

 

 

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How the Midnight Library helped us to reflect on our regrets. S2 E5

How the Midnight Library helped us to reflect on our regrets. S2 E5

March 11, 2021

Welcome to the Calm Edged Rebels podcast.

In this episode, we find out why communications professionals Jenni Field, Advita Patel and Trudy Lewis share a love of Matt Haig's book, The Midnight Library. 

The Calm Edged Rebels talk about the regrets they have, how the book has helped them and how they've developed the resilience to move forwards.

Links to some of the resources mentioned in the episode:

https://redefiningcomms.com/what-is-mental-resilience/

Book: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

https://aleaderlikeme.com/

https://www.commsrebel.com/shop/build-your-confidence-and-visibility-taster-workshop

Download: Five elements to building mentally resilient teams: https://redefiningcomms.com/downloads/ 

 

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