Month: February 2018

Abilities vs Roles – Looking Beyond Typical Job Roles. – #044

Listen Time: 5 minutes Summary Something that I’ve run into a lot when talking to people about their strengths is that people often think in the context of roles or jobs. I find that this really limits someone’s perspective and idea of what they’re good at and how that can be apppied. In a world where non traditional roles are becoming more and more prevelant, let’s start thinking in terms of abilities instead. Transcript It is Monday February 19th and I’m Josh Newton. Welcome to the I’m Josh Newton Show where it is all about putting your potential into...

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Your Comfort Zone – What Is it Costing You? – #043

Listen Time: 3 minutes Summary As I’ve been working through this series on the symptoms of operating outside of your strengths, it got me thinking about why people may not make a change even if they realize they are operating outside of their strengths. I’m sure someone else has encouraged you to get outside of your comfort zone before but have you considered the opportunity cost of your comfort zone? Transcript It is Friday February 16th and I’m Josh Newton. Welcome to the I’m Josh Newton Show where it is all about putting your potential into practice. Today I...

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Relationships – Are They Helping or Hindering You? – #042

Listen Time: 5 minutes Summary In this Valentine’s Day episode of the podcast, I’ll talk about the power of relationships and the role they play in this journey of life. I also want to take the opportunity to thank my wife, who has been an awesome support for me over the years. Transcript It is Wednesday February 14th and I’m Josh Newton. Welcome to the I’m Josh Newton show where it is all about putting your potential into practice. Today being February 14th, it is Valentine’s Day. So on this Valentine’s Day episode of the podcast I want to...

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Hoping for Problems – Symptoms Pt 3 – #041

Listen Time: 5 minutes Summary Continuing the series on symptoms of not operating out of your strengths, here is symptom number 3. When tell people about my experience with this one, it usually surprises them. For me, this was pretty extreme. It may not be to the same extent for everyone but this might be one of the most common ones. Transcript It is Monday February 12th and I’m Josh Newton. Welcome to the I’m Josh Newton Show where it is all about putting your potential into practice and today we’re going to continue the symptoms series with our...

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Interview: Doug Wilson Pt 2 – Inter-generational Friendships – #040

Listen Time: 2 minutes Summary In this episode, I interview Doug Wilson, a former F1000 executive with years of experience in the people / HR departments of several large organizations. In part 2, we talk about Doug’s latest curiosity. Inter-generational friendships. Transcript Introduction It is Friday February 9th and I’m Josh Newton. Welcome to the I’m Josh Newton Show where it is all about putting your potential into practice. Today we’re going to jump into part 2 of our interview with Doug Wilson. If you haven’t listened to the first part of this interview, I highly encourage you to go...

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