LIFT with Richard Newman. Achieve your goals by lifting others.

Body Talk - Richard Newman

Great leaders and communicators inspire us through the power of LIFT - they achieve their goals by lifting others. Discover how you can elevate the people around you, transforming how they feel and perform, through applying LIFT in your life. We will explore leadership strategies, mindset and communication techniques with expert guests. You will also learn how to lift your state so that you thrive in the moments that matter. Join award-winning writer, communications expert and founder and CEO of Body Talk, Richard Newman in this inspiring podcast and discover your potential to tilt the world in a more positive direction. read less
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Episodes

Desire, Dream, Do. How to Accomplish the Impossible
24-10-2023
Desire, Dream, Do. How to Accomplish the Impossible
As a child, Jeff Griffin dreamed of playing college football. However, a construction accident left him paralysed from the waist down. His life and dreams were shattered but not defeated. During those dark days, he had a decision to make: either stay down and quit or get back up and succeed. He chose the latter. As an ordinary man living life in a wheelchair, Jeff has accomplished some extraordinary things. He played in the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece, and is a silver medalist for the USA men’s wheelchair basketball team. Jeff is a national champion who played for the Utah Wheelin’ Jazz and is a four-time All-Star MVP. He was the number one men’s wheelchair tennis player in Utah, won the St. George Marathon, has two Guinness Book of World Records, and is the author of the award-winning book I’Mpossible: Desire. Dream. Do. He believes everyone has the power and potential to accomplish the impossible if they take the proper steps.During his 16-year career, Griffin’s teaching style, humour, and personality have made him one of the most liked and sought-after teachers. He earned his master’s degree in education and curriculum and created a worldwide peer-to-peer leadership program for Third-World countries recognised at the United Nations in New York City.  Griff considers publishing his book one of his greatest accomplishments since he got a D- in English and was told he would never be able to write a coherent sentence.His mother named him Jeffrey, but his friends call him Griff. In this episode of the LIFT podcast, Richard talks to Griff about the question that changed his life, why some people fall and stay there while others rise and how we get past limitations in our mind or imposed on us by others.
How to Problem Solve and Make Complex Decisions
29-08-2023
How to Problem Solve and Make Complex Decisions
In a constantly changing world, the ability to make good decisions is often the dividing line between progress and stagnation, not least because stepping into the unknown can be unsettling and nerve-wracking. Cheryl Strauss Einhorn is an expert in decision-making. She founded Decisive, a decision sciences company that uses the AREA Method to train people and teams in complex problem-solving and decision-making skills. AREA is an evidence-based decision-making system that uniquely controls for and counters cognitive bias to expand knowledge while improving judgment. Cheryl developed AREA during her two decades as an award-winning investigative journalist writing for publications ranging from The New York Times and Foreign Policy Magazine to Barron’s and The Stanford Social Innovation Review. Cheryl teaches at Cornell University and has authored three books, Problem Solved, A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction, about personal and professional decision-making, and Investing In Financial Research, A Decision-Making System for Better Results about financial and investment decisions. Her new book about Problem Solver Profiles, Problem Solver, Maximizing Your Strengths To Make Better Decisions, was published in March 2023 by Cornell University. In this episode of the LIFT podcast, we talk about Cheryl’s background in decision-making and how we can problem-solve and make complex decisions more easily.
Live the Impossible
29-06-2023
Live the Impossible
As a child, Matt Hogan struggled with feelings of being at the bottom of the social ladder, which fueled a deep desire to escape his roots. A traumatic event in 2004, when he attempted suicide and unexpectedly survived, instilled in him an unshakeable message of hope and a desire to live and thrive. This experience marked Matt’s first significant turning point and set him on a journey of self-discovery and intellectual development. Despite becoming a company Director Matt felt hollow and isolated. It wasn't until 2017, when his fiance left him; he realised the need to develop his emotional intelligence and challenge his beliefs about himself and the world around him. This realisation led Matt to leave his corporate job in 2018 and become a certified professional coach and pursue work beyond one company. For the past three years, Matt has lived nomadically, travelling to discover broader truths about the world and supporting developing entrepreneurs and leaders to create the greatest results through their work. Today, Matt focuses on bringing his experiences and insights to support others in living their lives with peace and the courage to be true to themselves. In this episode of the LIFT podcast, Richard talks to Matt about the significant turning points in his life, the importance of coming to know, trust, and be guided by our own inner voice and what can help you work with the voice of the inner critic that can block our lives.Matt speaks about a free download in the podcast to help you stop going through the motions and get clear on the next steps in your life in just 15 minutes a day. Use this link to get your free download. https://matthoganworldwide.com/clarity/
Navigating Self-Doubt and Finding Purpose
22-03-2023
Navigating Self-Doubt and Finding Purpose
Luke Iorio is a transformation coach, guide, advisor, and host of the much-talked-about podcast, On This Walk. Luke has walked alongside tens of thousands of clients and listeners as they search for meaning, purpose, and alignment. Luke’s passion for helping others stems from his own spiritual path. For much of his life, Luke believed success was something to be achieved and that placing mind over matter was honourable, strong, and the “right thing to do.” Luke searched for alignment and purpose, and on his journey, he re-discovered the beauty and joy of reconnecting with one’s true nature, finding real balance, and feeling connected, healed, and whole. As the previous President and CEO of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, Luke had the unique and fortunate opportunity to work with influential people and organizations who were not satisfied with life and business as usual, granting him access to a laboratory of transformation that few people have had. Luke continues to serve as a partner and board member for iPEC, and the insights and experiences he gleaned continue to inform his coaching, retreats, and podcast.  In this episode of the LIFT podcast, Luke talks to Richard about:• His own journey through self-doubt when he hit a brick wall in his career• Why self-awareness is a key factor in personal and business growth• His advice on burnout and what to do when you feel stuck• Why seeking short-term happiness often ends in long-term unhappiness
Overcoming Past Trauma To Perform At Your Best
19-08-2022
Overcoming Past Trauma To Perform At Your Best
Many of us have experienced some form of trauma, whether a panic attack, an accident, or something more personal. And while we may think that we have processed and moved on from these events, they can continue to haunt us in the form of anxiety, panic attacks, or flashbacks. For some, the memories of their trauma are so strong and vivid that it feels like they are living through it all over again. Unresolved trauma or disturbing events and experiences can interfere with your ability to function at your highest level. These experiences limit your ability to regulate your mood, focus, or connect with others in a healthy, loving and safe way.Dr Don Wood is a PhD, author and speaker, as well as the Founder & CEO of the Inspired Performance Institute, where he is the creator of the patented TIPP method.TIPP is a cutting-edge method designed to clear away the effects of disturbing or traumatic events and set your mind up for peak performance. It's based on the idea that our minds have developed some glitches and error messages in storing information about past events. And we all have these glitches!Even high-functioning individuals, like executives and professional athletes, have glitches from their pasts. Don has helped many people finally move on from their previous trauma and live life to the fullest. In this latest episode of the LIFT podcast, Richard and Don discuss the following:How do things that happen to you in childhood become unresolved traumas later in life?What are emotional concussions?What is a panic attack, and is it possible to stop them?
How To Create Your Own Happiness With Suzanne Shaw
14-07-2022
How To Create Your Own Happiness With Suzanne Shaw
Suzanne Shaw had always been under the scrutiny of the media. Ever since she achieved chart-topping success at the age of 19 with the pop group Hear'Say, her every move was documented and analyzed. After leaving the pop industry, she remained in the public eye with a recurring role in Emmerdale and appearing on stage in London's West End. All of this contributed to her battle with mental health for many years. She felt like she could never live a normal life under the constant watch of the cameras and reporters.In 2020, Suzanne decided to make a change. She turned her lifestyle completely and started documenting her journey online. Her audience and the media were both amazed by her transformation. She had gone from an unhealthy, depressed person to an ultra-runner, plant-based eater, and sober living advocate. She has inspired hundreds of thousands of people with her story and has also helped to break the stigma around mental health.We were thrilled to have Suzanne on the latest episode of the LIFT podcast where she shared her experiences with Richard. They discussed:What was it like being a media and pop sensation with Hear’say?In the midst of lots of media, how did she prepare herself for each performance to perform at her best under pressure?What was the first step to lifting herself from depression and her first major breakthrough?What were the challenges with the change of lifestyle?How do you stay committed to good choices on tough days? What are the triggers that can prevent you from keeping your healthy commitments?
Leading Change - How to Adapt, Thrive and Transform
26-06-2022
Leading Change - How to Adapt, Thrive and Transform
When COVID-19 hit, businesses were forced to rapidly change their operations. For some, this meant laying off staff and scaling back their services. For others, it meant adapting to a remote or hybrid working arrangement.For many businesses, the changes were unexpected and unwelcome. But in the face of such a major pandemic, adaptation was essential for survival.Now, as we come out of the other side of the pandemic, it's time to start thinking about transformation. Just as businesses were forced to adapt to survive the pandemic, they now need to adapt to thrive in the post-COVID world.In this episode of the LIFT podcast, Richard talks to Ian Ziskin about transformational change in both our business and personal lives.Ian is President, EXec EXcel Group LLC and has 40 years of experience as a business leader, board advisor and member, coach, consultant, entrepreneur, teacher, speaker, and author. He is Co-Founder and Partner of Business inSITE Group (BiG), Co-Founder of the Consortium for Change (C4C), and Co-Founder of the CHREATE Project. His global leadership experience includes Chief Human Resources Officer and/or other senior leadership roles with three Fortune 100 companies – Northrop Grumman, Qwest Communications, and TRW.Ian is the lead author of The Secret Sauce for Leading Transformational Change which was released on June 1, and he has written three other books as well as articles, blogs, and book chapters on the future of work, HR, leadership, coaching, and HR’s role with the board of directors.Ian and Richard discuss:What are the challenges people have to overcome when they realise change is required?Is there a difference between change and transformation?What can a leader do to lift people who are reluctant to change?What is the secret sauce for leading transformational change?