Podcast host and entrepreneur Darren Virassammy shares how connecting with nature will cultivate your excellence.Collaborating with nature has been a catalyst for the success of Darren Virassammy. He’s the Co-Founder of 34 Strong, an organization which provides expert team development resources and leadership coaching. He’s also the host of the Nature Advantage Podcast, where he interviews living legends to explore how they collaborate with nature to cultivate excellence in their work, life and organizations.It’s undeniable that pausing and being in nature helps boost our productivity, creativity and ability to problem solve better. Darren is a real opportunist and I loved hearing how nature has really impacted his life. We deep dive into the impact of walking meetings, simple exercises to be more present with nature, some insights from his podcast – and how to pronounce his last name.Talking Points The essence of his new podcast The Nature Advantage Being in ‘attunement’ with nature How to start your collaboration with nature today What a maple tree can teach us Journaling with your eyes closed Quote“What can you do with what you have?”Helpful Links Leading Strong Podcast The Nature Advantage Podcast ‘How to Live a Good Life’ by Jonathan Fields ‘The Art of Noticing’ by Rob Walker Episode 243: The Art of Noticing with Rob Walker ‘Fix This Next’ by Mike Michalowicz ‘The Pumpkin Plan’ by Mike Michalowicz Episode 166: Standing Up with Rob Jacobs Minimum Time Dose in Nature to Positively Impact the Mental Health of College-Aged Students, and How to Measure It: A Scoping Review DarrenVirassammy.com 34strong.com Want to discover some of the books mentioned on the podcast? Check out Scribd, my reading app of choice.If you enjoyed the episode, please leave a rating and/or review wherever you listened to the episode. Also don't forget to check out all of our podcast sponsors found on our podcast sponsors page.If you enjoyed the episode, please leave a rating and/or review wherever you listened to the episode. And if you want to have easy access to the archives of the show and ensure you don't miss the new episodes to come then subscribe to the podcast in the app you're using – or you can do so on a variety of podcast platforms by clicking here.
186: Using StrengthsFinder 2.0 to Engage Your Team with Brandon Miller & Darren Virassammy
Voice of Influence
Brandon Miller and Darren Virassammy, co-founders of 34Strong, share how teams can better leverage their individual strengths in an interdependent way for the wellbeing of their organization and others whom they serve. Learn about how our Team Performance System and Personal Brand Strategy can Help You Serve Well and Sell More at www.voiceofinfluence.net Read the transcript here: https://www.voiceofinfluence.net/186 Give and receive feedback that makes a difference! Register for our 20 minute Deep Impact Method video course here: www.voiceofinfluence.net/deepimpact
654: How to Tap Into Your Genius Zone with 34 Strong’s Darren Virassammy
How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Collaborating With Nature Gives You a Natural Advantage | Darren Virassammy
Speak Like a Leader
As the co-founder of 34 Strong Darren Virassammy has been building great places to work for nearly a decade. Through this experience, he's learned that greatness has its own set of operating principles. Darren has seen people step into their greatness in numerous ways. This caused him to examine how purveyors of greatness have collaborated with nature as a regular practice to not only get into their greatness zone but actually keep them there. Darren simply wants to share those ideas and practices to find nature collaborations that work to cultivate greatness. Collaborating with nature just may be the simplest and most timely reminder for us right now. Visit Darren's websites below to learn more:https://34strong.com/author/darren-virassammy/https://natureadvantageshow.comhttps://www.darrenvirassammy.com/
Darren Virassammy | Being Valued for Being Valuable
Blue Collar Culture
In today’s episode of The Blue Collar Culture Podcast we chat with TEDx speaker, and co-founder of 34 Strong, Darren Virassammy. Not only is Darren an entrepreneur, but he’s also a bass guitarist, a dad, and a husband— an overall astounding guy! Darren is a leader who keeps an eye on his destination and initiates the practical steps to get there through awareness and the ripple effect. He is passionate about long term scalability and commonly steps aside to allow others to take ownership of their zone of genius.We’ll chat with Darren about the biggest myths in his industry, as well as…
Understanding Your Strengths To Build Stronger Teams w/ Darren Virassammy
Meaningful organizational change comes when we focus on what’s right with people rather than what’s wrong. This means understanding that not everyone thinks and operates the way that you do. When we appreciate these differences, we see them as assets that create stronger leaders, teams, and organizations. Darren Virassammy is a TEDx speaker and the Co-Founder and COO of 34 Strong. His team believes that everyone deserves a great place to work and that any workplace can be great. As a leading expert in the global workplace engagement community, the 34 Strong team leverages a strength-based approach to human development to create massive shifts within organizations. When you understand how people in your organization learn best, you can identify how to best apply their strengths. Everyone thinks and processes information and ideas differently. Understanding this allows everyone to show up at their best. This creates a more effective and supportive work culture. To breathe life into your strengths, Darren urges leaders to guide their people to identify what exhausts them as well as energizes them. To create the foundation for great workplaces, leaders should support an environment of trust, compassion, stability, and hope. How can you recognize the individual strengths of your people? Let’s talk about it in the comments on the episode page! In this episode What happens when we view differences as strengths How team-awareness starts with self-awareness The power of empathy to eliminate frustration Encouraging your team to pursue what gives them energy Leveraging the team’s strengths to succeed in challenging times Quotes “It has to start with how we look at ourselves. It’s the self-awareness to team-awareness when we’re working on the culture side. But we have to start with self-awareness.” [7:35] “We have so many unknowns that are coming at us, whatever comes at me, whatever comes at our team, I just want to make sure that people’s minds and emotional energy is showing up at the strongest level that it possibly can.” [18:49] “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others. Our differences can be our greatest advantages.” [38:59] Links 34 Strong Follow 34 Strong on Facebook | Twitter | YouTube Leading Strong Podcast Benjamin Zander TED Talk Good Life Project Podcast Strength’s Based Leadership by Tom Rath Find 15Five online Follow 15Five on Facebook | Twitter | Linkedin
Making Your Company a Great Place to Work. A Conversation with Darren Virassammy
The Market Your Genius Podcast
Darren Virassammy is the Chief Operating Officer of 34 Strong, a team of consultants who help organizations become a best place to work. As COO, Darren keeps an eye on the organization's future destination and initiates practical steps that will help them get there. In this episode, we discuss: - how to build an engaged company culture - how to build a strong team - how to hire team - creative ways to determine company fit during the interview process - how to onboard a new team member and more You learn more about 34 strong on their website or listen to their new podcast “The Leading Strong”. As always, I'd love to hear from you! Send me any questions or comments about the show via text. And if you haven't already - I would love to hear what you think of the show! Please leave a rating and review of the show.
TTLP 086 : "Creating Great Workplace Cultures" - An Interview with Darren Virassammy
The Transformative Leader Podcast: Culture Transformation | Corporate Coaching
Amir talks with global employee engagement expert, Darren Virassammy, about how leaders can create cultures that make any workplace a great place to work. For more: theghannadgroup.com/blog/ttlpodcast-086Guest LinksWebsite: 34strong.comFree Download: GeniusZone.pdfParenting blog: www.analynbrandon.com/blog/LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/34-strong-inc-/, linkedin.com/in/strengthsfinder/Facebook: facebook.com/34strong/——————————The Transformative LeaderWebsite: https://theghannadgroup.com/Buy the book: https://theghannadgroup.com/store/the-transformative-leaderCulture Transformation Guide (FREE): https://theghannadgroup.com/culture-ebookLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaghannad/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmirGhannad/Twitter: https://twitter.com/AmirGhannadEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Transformative Leader PodcastWebpage: https://theghannadgroup.com/podcastEmail (guest inquiries welcome): email@example.com
Have you ever imagined your team fully engaged? Where they feel valuable, and everything that they’re contributing is valuable to the entire organization? Imagine for a moment you could play to each individual's strength. Darren Virassammy is the co-founder of 34Strong and a TedX speaker. He leads the team that serves alongside you to make that a sustainable reality, whether you lead an army or just one. He defines success as living in a state of happiness.You can find Darren Virassammy on his site, https://34strong.com/. Connect with Tony at www.tonygrebmeier.com and find the journal at https://www.befulfilledjournal.com/. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.