Episode Description

My guest today is Brian Bogert, a human behavior and performance coach, speaker, and business strategist, Brian teaches disruptive strategies on how to create sustainable growth and lasting change personally and professionally. His life philosophies on “how to embrace pain to avoid suffering,” “people before profits,” and “who before what” has helped individuals and companies discover and activate their limitless potential. In a world that is disconnected, Brian is revolutionizing how individuals, leaders, and entrepreneurs deeply connect with their authentic selves to achieve the best version of themselves.

Brian’s passion for positive leadership extends beyond his business career and into the nonprofit sector. He is a founding member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s professional advisory board, the Vinnies, and serves on various other advisory boards and committees like the American Cancer Society, Adelante a lonte —Healthcare, TGEN, United Blood Services, the YMCA and many more! 

Talking Points: 

  • Brian's unique origin story
  • The difference between pain and suffering
  • Embracing pain to avoid suffering; but pain is not always what we need to embrace
  • How embracing pain relates to leadership teams and building cultures
  • Identifying pains you tend to avoid; how leaders relate this to strategies that don't seem to work
  • How emotional triggers hold you back personally and professionally
  • Scarcity vs. abundance mindsets
  • How do companies take these insights to establish an effective culture? 
  • Dropping your body armor to allow everyone to be seen and heard
  • Work/life balance versus work/life integration


Episode Transcript

Tom Finn

Tom Finn

Podcaster & Co-Founder

Tom Finn (he/him) is an InsurTech strategist, host of the Talent Empowerment podcast, and co-founder and CEO of an inclusive people development platform.