This week's special guest is Michelle Bowden. She is an expert in persuasive presenting in business and one of only 35 Australia female CSPs (Certified Speaking Professionals). The CSP is the highest designation for speakers in the world.
In today's show we discuss:
Kayley Riddle is the Owner and Director of People Engine, working with businesses to align their workforce actions with their strategy every day to improve performance and profit.
Kayley began in the Health and Fitness Industry, working in Group Fitness and Personal Training while completing University study. She went on to perform in various management roles, including the National People Manager for the Australian LivingWell clubs within Hilton International. With her experience in club re-branding and openings, she re-located to London as a Director of Human Resources, leading teams and opening several hotels across the Hilton family of brands. Now the head of People Engine, it’s easy to see how Kayley’s passion and experience have made her an expert coach in Human Resources – recruiting the best people, retaining them and maximizing performance ... all leading to healthy profits, and making her the perfect guest for todays show!
Dr. Sherry Pagoto is a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and co-founder of the UMass Center for mHealth and Social Media.
She is also a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in behavioural counseling for obesity. Her research has been funded by the NIH for 13 years and she has published 148 peer-reviewed papers on the science of health behaviour. Her current research is examining how technology and social media can be leveraged for health promotion and disease prevention.
During today's interview we talk about the role social media can play in supporting your client's weight loss journey and she tells us the biggest mistake people make when trying to lose weight. We discuss some strategies for creating healthy habits, plus we talk about Sherry's online challenge - PlankaDay. PLUS later in the show, I chat to one of our listeners, Ben Ritchie from Genesis Fitness in WA Australia.