VAST Institute Podcast
How to remain buoyant and optimistic in times of fear, uncertainty and doubt

How to remain buoyant and optimistic in times of fear, uncertainty and doubt

December 30, 2020

How to remain buoyant and optimistic in times of fear, uncertainty and doubt:

  • How to stop negativity from pulling you down
  • What is positive Imagination and how to use it 
  • How to use it to dissipate the FUD in your life
Leading Your Team During Times of Crisis and Transition

Leading Your Team During Times of Crisis and Transition

December 29, 2020

Leading Your Team During Times of Crisis and Transition is part of the Don Graf bundle on Retaining and Developing Talent offered by the VAST Institute that explores the essential skills and benefits of applying Socially Intelligent Leadership skills to the art of guiding your team through times treacherous waters of crisis and market change. This episode provides guidance for those actively managing the people side of the equation in developing effective teams poised to achieve the best possible outcomes.

While many current project management training programs provide the traditional mechanics of managing the aspects of scope, schedule and budget, this VAST Learning Series boosts your ability to lead by managing interpersonal relationships judicially and empathetically for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Thought Leader Don Graf provides a finely-honed blueprint for leading a collaborative team aligned to achieving your project vision. In addition to traditional project management skills, this series will provide insights into what soft skills you and your organization need to enhance your project management proficiency.

In this Socially Intelligent Project Management Series you will learn how to create a project environment where:

  • Members who are eager to solve your toughest problems and do their best work
  • Unique, diverse talent pools both virtual and real-time are optimized for outcomes and profit
  • Motivating your teams to perform to scope, schedule and budget, the holy trinity of PM is addressed and sustained.
  • You identify client and project challenges before they become explosive
  • New competencies learned
    • Socially Intelligent Leadership
    • Self-Wisdom
    • Positive Imagination
    • Healthy Relationships
Navigating the Process of Self-Discovery - Guest Interview Jeni Miller

Navigating the Process of Self-Discovery - Guest Interview Jeni Miller

September 18, 2020

Navigating the Process of Self-Discovery

Thought Leader Jeni Miller, interviewed by Michelle Sherman, offers her inspired perspective as a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Author, Energy intuitive and kind hearted change agent specializing in Bliss Born childbirth hypnosis and how to navigate the process of Self-Discovery.

  • Hear Jeni’s amazing journey of Self-Discovery from marketeer to Alchemist
  • Explore the power of your mind body resonance and how to work with it for your greatest good
  • Learn how Bliss Born childbirth hypnosis welcomes new souls into a more peaceful world.
The Gift within the Darkness - Guest Interview with Joseph Robinson

The Gift within the Darkness - Guest Interview with Joseph Robinson

August 1, 2020

Join Michelle as she enjoys the poetic musings of Joseph Robinson as they delve into the dark moments and priceless jewels found within his hero’s quest towards authentic living as a kindhearted man, businessperson, family member and spiritual companion. Hear of his passion, wisdom and courage through the lens of his Inaugural Anthology - Laying Bare Bones.

 

Join Joseph and Michelle to as they explore via his poetry:

  • How nature has guided Joseph’s passionate journey to peace and calm
  • How to navigate the discomforts of vulnerability
  • What gifts are available in the moments of doubt, sadness or pain
A Taste of Original Thinking - The Six Competencies to Thrive by

A Taste of Original Thinking - The Six Competencies to Thrive by

July 10, 2020

Once clients and colleagues have spent enough time with VAST content and techniques, they see the world a bit differently than most. They possess a respected sense of calm and confidence despite the challenges that life brings to them. We have built VAST around a simple premise, WHAT I DO MATTERS® This is exponentially true when it comes to generating a quality of business or life that honors, nourishes and delights you. The VAST Core Competencies are the engine that drives these results.

In this VAST Taste of Original Thinking Podcast, The Six Competencies to Thrive By, we explore:

  • How employing these Competencies Opens Your Mind to New Possibilities and Taps Your Personal Potential.
  • Learn how to amplify your professional leadership, personal effectiveness, and spiritual growth with this kindhearted and holographic model
  • See how linking the six competencies, aka, puzzle pieces craft a life steeped in authenticity, optimism, and resilience.
  • Discover how following their trajectory can gently generate a level of personal confidence previously unimagined
Self-Love in the Age of Martyrs -  Guest Interview with Seth Pearson

Self-Love in the Age of Martyrs - Guest Interview with Seth Pearson

June 20, 2020

Learn how a technologist, healer and change agent found that learning to love himself was the answer he had been passionately seeking.

Michelle creative director VAST Institute interviews Seth to hear about his heroic journey to self love

  • Learn why sacrifice and people-pleasing is an outdated paradigm
  • Hear how Seth addressed and healed his version of culturally toxic masculinity
  • Discover tools to expand your authenticity and self-love with ease

Learn more about Seth's work.

A Taste of Original Thinking - The Gift of Original Thinking

A Taste of Original Thinking - The Gift of Original Thinking

April 28, 2020

Are you ready to hear the four step path to claiming your space as an Original and Illuminated Thinker? Learn the role that cognitive replenishment, positive imagination, and your consciousness can play in tapping into your genius while healing the planet. 

For those who like effective and potent solutions to the current problems that ail you/us, here is a 15 minute practical yet kindhearted approach to generating a more nourishing  quality of life.  

A Taste of Original Thinking - Sparking Positive Consciousness

A Taste of Original Thinking - Sparking Positive Consciousness

April 3, 2020

Have you ever wondered why some people self- sabotage while others hit the ball over the fence? Have you ever wanted to help solve HUGE human problems in a wise and illuminated manner? Then VAST Consciousness Studies are for you!

Consciousness is the prism through which our individual and collective presence shines. It is the filter for how we each see the world we experience. It informs and dictates our daily choices. Becoming intentional with it affords great power.

Join Michelle Sherman, Founder and Creative Director to explore how a working knowledge of Human Consciousness, and its application to daily challenges, improves your experience of life, reduces relationship confusion and helps to heal the world. Especially helpful for those seeking illuminated approaches to boost their mindfulness, leadership and healing practice.

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