Episode from the podcastDiana Kander: Professional AF

S3 | E10: Why we should treat business failure like a broken heart - with Guy Winch

Released Wednesday, 9th December 2020
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In this episode, we talk with Guy Winch about his amazing book, Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt,…. Guy has a surprisingly helpful message for professionals looking to become more resilient, build self-esteem, and let go of a setback.
Guy Winch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, author, and keynote speaker whose books have been translated into twenty-six languages. His TED Talks have been viewed over 25 million times and one of them is rated among the top 5 most inspiring talks on TED.com. He's also the co-host of the Dear Therapists podcast with Lori Gottlieb. The podcast is executive produced by Katie Couric for iHeartRadio. 
Guy received his doctorate in clinical psychology from New York University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at NYU Medical Center. He has been working with individuals, couples, and families in his private practice in Manhattan for over twenty years.
Guy and I discuss:
  • Why professional setbacks feel like a broken heart
  • Why most of our natural instincts after a failure lead us down the wrong path
  • How to properly grieve after a failure and find the valuable lessons it has to offer
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