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Practising Conscious Leadership - The what, Why and how to thrive in today’s workplace

Rethink Leadership, host Jeremy Blain

In this enthralling podcast episode, Jeremy and Marika discuss achieving full leadership consciousness, the very essence of Conscious Leadership and its importance in today’s workplace.

They explore how leaders can cultivate this discipline to enhance their presence, relevance, and confidence, addressing challenges such as toxic leadership and workplace culture… and so much more! 

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CEO Wisdom, host Charles Cormier

In this enlightening podcast episode, Marika and Charles explore how work is changing and the need for new ways of working with clarity and reflection for efficiency.

Marika and Charles talks about everything from – how restrictive corporate environments can be and how a lack of freedom of speech can hinder human development to how integrating intuition and execution (right brain and left brain) is crucial for progress and interconnectedness.

017: Leading with Heart and Mind— Understanding Unconscious Patterns to Transform Leadership Presence with Marika Messager

Essential Ingredients, host Justine Reichman

In this podcast episode, Justine and Marika delve into the significant impact of consciousness on leadership effectiveness. The conversation highlights the importance of self-awareness in identifying personal blindspots, biases, and triggers.

Marika discusses the challenges and opportunities within DEI work; and highlights how consciousness is the cornerstone of mindful and transformative DEI approaches in the workplace.

057: Conscious Leadership: The EQ Edge with Marika Messager

Evolve: A New Era of Leadership, host Carolyn Swora

In this podcast episode, Marika and Carolyn explore the significance of emotional intelligence and consciousness in leadership.

Marika discusses the art of truth-telling, emotional agility, and the need to move away from outdated leadership models for more fulfilling work environments.

Key takeaways include the importance of aligning values,  embracing vulnerability, and implementing systemic changes to improve workplace culture and efficiency.

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Diversity Goes to Work, host  Phil Wagner (Raymond A. Mason School of Business)

In this podcast episode, Phil and Marika discuss the importance of a collective and community-focused mindset toward Conscious DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion).

Marika and Phil explore the impact of business graduates in creating broader societal impacts and delve into how business can contribute to social good.

Marika discusses the challenges and opportunities within DEI work, providing insights from her personal and professional experiences; and highlights how consciousness is the cornerstone of mindful and transformative DEI approaches in the workplace.

Ep112: The Conscious Library: Leadership from Within

Life. Purpose. Leadership, host Deon Newbronner

In this podcast episode, Marika and Deon explore how emotional intelligence intersects with leadership and how this form of leadership goes beyond self-awareness- it aims at the bigger picture, fostering productive and positive organisational environments.

Marika highlights that leading with humility and intention, being conscious of oneself as well as others and making deliberate choices in how we engage, lead, and communicate; not only builds stronger connections with your teams but this approach results in higher employee satisfaction, retention, and overall organisational success.

Are You a Conscious Leader? (with Marika Messager)

The Safety Gambit, host Lindsay Polic

In this podcast episode, Lindsay and Marika delve into what constitutes Conscious Leadership and its significance in modern organisational structures.

Marika and Lindsay explore what it takes to be a Conscious Leader, from taking responsibility to increasing emotional agility and everything in-between.

Marika discusses the difference between conscious and unconscious leadership, and how aligning the four bodies: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual, supports leaders to be more self-aware, empathetic, and effective in leading others towards a common goal, fostering a positive and sustainable organisational culture.

Designing Healthier Behaviors and Conscious Cultures with Marika Messager

Seasons Leadership, hosts Debbie Collard, Susan Ireland (and Lauren Penning)

In this podcast episode, Marika shares her expertise on creating a positive workplace culture.

Marika emphasises three types of leadership: Self-leadership, Thought leadership, and Team leadership, focusing on fostering an environment that encourages independent solution-finding.

This episode is insightful for anyone looking to develop healthier behaviours and conscious cultures in their organisations.

How to Initiate Systemic Change through Conscious Leadership with Marika Messager

Glowe Accelerator, host Ariana Jahja

In this podcast episode, Ariana and Marika discuss the integration of strategic thinking and spiritual and emotional intelligence in leadership.

Marika explores strategies to address ways to respond to situations with clarity and truth, healing organisational toxicity, managing ego in leadership, and applying Conscious Leadership principles to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI).

Consciousness Rising Above VUCA - A Conversation with Marika Messager

A Leadership Beyond, hosts Tom Rosenak and Adrienne Guerrero

In this podcast episode, Tom, Adrienne and Marika delve into Marika’s journey and her insights on Conscious Leadership. 

Marika offers a profound exploration of Conscious Leadership in the context of today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world and the need for a new paradigm of leadership, based on values such as co-creation, inclusion, acceptance, compassion, and collaboration.

What Is Conscious Leadership?

Sticky From The Inside, host Andy Goram

In this podcast episode, Andy and Marika explore how Marika’s experiences with toxic behaviours in her personal and professional life, led her to a deep understanding of behavioural change.

Marika offers leaders and managers a transformative approach to drive systemic behaviour change and create a better future for all.

Suffering and How To Alleviate It – With Marika Messager

The Life I Lead, host Nicholas Witherick

In this podcast episode, Nicholas and Marika offer a deep dive into the concept of Self-work and its significance in both personal and professional development.

Marika’s approach to alleviating suffering through self-awareness and alignment with core values will support listeners who are looking to enhance their leadership skills and overall well-being.

EP 138: Conscious Alignment of Organizational Values

The People Strategy, host Traci Austin

In this podcast episode, Traci and Marika delve into how consciousness serves as a mechanism for alignment, enabling us to establish harmony within ourselves, our connections, the workplace and our organisation’s vision and mission.

Marika discusses the significance of guiding principles, such as values, truth, and honesty and how these principles can be treated as actionable tools that individuals and organisations can embody and embrace. By doing so, they can foster cultures that are not only genuine and progressive, but also conducive to improved performance. Marika highlights how such an environment facilitates a positive and meaningful influence within an organisation.

Marika Messager | Managing Team Relationships, Dismantling Toxic Patterns, & Becoming a Conscious Leader

Remarkable People, host David Pasqualone

In this podcast episode, David and Marika explore various themes centered around personal and professional growth such as toxicity, privileged upbringings, cultural differences, codependency, avoiding conflict and seeking truth.

A key takeaway from Marika is the insight that “Diversity without inclusion is dangerous.”

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Trench Leadership: A Podcast From The Front, host Simon Kardynal

In this podcast episode,  Simon and Marika delve into the concept of toxic leadership and its impact on individuals and organisations.

Marika defines toxic leadership as a style of leadership characterised by abusive behaviour, manipulation, and a lack of empathy. Toxic leaders often create a hostile work environment, leading to decreased morale, increased turnover, and decreased productivity among team members.

Marika emphasises that toxic leaders erode trust and create a culture of fear and anxiety. This can lead to decreased motivation, increased stress, and a decline in overall well-being. Moreover, toxic leaders tend to stifle creativity and innovation, hindering the growth and success of the organisation.


Your inner wisdom leads to your outward success

Conscious Communication, host Phillip Bogolub

In this podcast episode, Phillip and Marika explore the concept that your inner wisdom is the key to achieving outward success.

Marika highlights the importance of tapping into your intuition and trusting it as a guide in various aspects of life and discusses how society often values external markers of success, such as wealth, status, and material possessions. However true success comes from living in alignment with our authentic selves and following our inner wisdom.


Marika Messager is a Conscious Leader

Your Spectacular Life, host Jodi Weitz

In this podcast episode,  Jodi and Marika discuss how being aware of one’s own values and beliefs is imperative and how to align them with your organisation’s mission and vision.

Marika provides valuable insights and inspiration for anyone looking to become a more conscious and effective leader.


Developing Conscious Leadership with Marika Messager

HR Unlocked, hosts Thomas Mackey and Jason Clemons

In this podcast episode, Thomas, Jason and Marika discuss the need for leaders to cultivate self-awareness, empathy, and compassion for their team members.

Marika talks about the role of vulnerability in leadership, and how being open and honest about one’s own struggles can help build trust and connection with others.

Practicing Conscious Leadership

The Jali, host Melyssa Barrett

In this podcast episode, Melyssa and Marika talk about how leading with purpose, intention, and awareness creates a positive impact on those around you.

Melyssa and Marika discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and how we need to encourage leaders to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and heard.


Harnessing the power of your Consciousness

People, Not Numbers, host Joe Sejean

In this podcast episode, Joe and Marika discuss the power of consciousness and how it can be harnessed to create positive change in our lives.


Marika shares her personal journey of discovering the power of consciousness and how it has transformed her life.

Throughout the episode, Marika provides practical tips and exercises for listeners to increase their consciousness and tap into their inner power; emphasising the importance of meditation and mindfulness practices, as well as the power of positive affirmations.

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Women in Leadership Talk, host Vicki Bradley

In this podcast episode, Vicki and Marika discuss Conscious Leadership in the workplace.

Marika and Vicki talk about the importance of self-care and how taking care of oneself is not only essential for personal well-being but also for being an effective leader.

Create a conscious world with Conscious Individuals

Wine After Work, host Bryce Batts

In this podcast episode, Bryce and Marika discuss how Conscious Leadership can be used to create a better world with conscious individuals.

Marika and Bryce explore the importance of Conscious Leadership in the wine industry, particularly when it comes to issues like sustainability and ethical sourcing; whereby practicing conscious leadership, wine producers and industry leaders can create a more sustainable and ethical industry that values people and the planet.

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Head Spring Executive Development, Learning Rewired, host Thiago Kiwi

In this podcast episode, Thiago and Marika explore the importance of Conscious Leadership in today’s rapidly changing business environment, where organisations must adapt quickly to new challenges and opportunities.

Marika and Thiago discuss by practicing Conscious Leadership, executives can create a more resilient and innovative workplace that is better equipped to navigate uncertainty and change.


Becoming a Conscious Leader & Scaling Your Team/ Organisation

Journey with Christian, host Christian D Evans

In this podcast episode, Christian and Marika discuss the importance of becoming a Conscious Leader and how it can help scale teams and organisations.

Marika and Christian talk about how Conscious Leaders are able to create more engaged and motivated teams by fostering a culture of trust, transparency, and collaboration.

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