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On today’s episode, join Dr. Mark Costes as he sits down with Jessica Metcalfe, founder of SKYL Group, to delve into a thought-provoking conversation about leadership, workplace culture, and personal empowerment. Jessica introduces her new company, SKYL Group, which specializes in helping leaders and teams improve communication, confidence, collaboration, and workplace culture through the lens of behavior and neuroscience. By bridging the gap between leadership skills and workplace culture, SKYL Group offers customized solutions tailored to each organization’s unique needs, fostering lasting change and enabling leaders and teams to thrive.
Drawing from her background as a former Dental Oncologist and education director, Jessica shares her insights on the challenges faced by high-stress careers and the importance of empowering one’s inner voice to prevent self-sabotaging behaviors and burnout. Her research on imposter syndrome, perfectionism, and burnout informs her teachings on self-intelligence and relational intelligence, ultimately shaping how individuals show up in their leadership roles.
During the interview, Mark and Jessica explore the concept of “quiet quitting” and its connection to deep thinking and self-reflection during the COVID-19 pandemic. They examine how inadequate workplace culture and a lack of effective leadership contribute to this phenomenon. Mark then invites Jessica to shed light on what leaders can do to steer culture in the right direction and create a positive and empowering work environment.
The conversation also touches on the value of “fun” as a core element in company culture and the role it plays in enhancing engagement and productivity. Jessica’s expertise and passion for empowering leaders and teams shine through as she shares practical strategies and insights to help organizations achieve their goals.
Don’t miss this enlightening episode filled with actionable advice and valuable perspectives on leadership, workplace culture, and personal growth.