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The Approaches to Work-life Integration with Ashish Kothari and Scott Shute
Episode 7414th May 2024 • The Happiness Squad • Ashish Kothari
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Do you ever feel like you're juggling work and your personal life at once, trying to keep them from crashing down? You're not alone. The traditional notion of work-life balance often paints an unrealistic picture of perfectly equal scales. But let's face it; the scales are rarely balanced.  

Stress builds as you struggle to keep up, leaving you exhausted and frustrated. What if there was a better way to balance work and life? 

In this episode of the HAPPINESS SQUAD Podcast, Ashish Kothari sits with Scott Shute, Founder of Changing Work. 

Scott Shute is a keynote speaker, author, and leadership coach with extensive experience as an executive. He is passionate about people development, integrating the practical aspects of leadership in the modern business world with the wisdom of ancient traditions. 

With over twenty-five years in customer-oriented leadership and executive roles, including three years leading Mindfulness and Compassion programs at LinkedIn, Scott now aids other leaders and companies to become more compassionate and effective. 

Scott aims to weave these practices into the fabric of company culture, influencing how products are developed, sold, and serviced to benefit employees and customers. His background in operations allows him to scale these transformative practices across organizations effectively.

In the conversation, Ashish and Scott discuss the concept of work-life integration and the best approaches to blending work and life.

Here are other things you will learn from this episode:

• The meaning and inspiration of the ‘Full Body YES’

• Work-life balance vs Work-life integration

• Handling unmeaningful work

• Mindfulness and compassion programs

• The Changing Work Collective

Resources:/

• Scott Shute website: https://www.scottshute.com/ 

• Work with Scott Shute here: https://www.scottshute.com/work-with-me 

• Changing Work Movement: https://www.changingwork.org/ 

Books:

• The Full Body YES by Scott Shute: https://www.scottshute.com/the-book 

• Hardwired for Happiness: 9 Proven Practices to Overcome Stress and Live Your Best Life.https://www.amazon.com/Hardwired-Happiness-Proven-Practices-Overcome/dp/1544534655

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