Genn and Millie
Week 90

Week 90

November 11, 2021

In Week 90, Genn and Millie find threads of serendipity between their lives. They share about moments of recognizing important people in their lives and moments of saying 'yes' to the present adventure of life. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Who have you spoken of in high regard lately? Share that you did so with them. 

-What have you said 'yes' to lately? What do you wish you would have said yes to? 

-How have these 'yes' opportunities made you more present to life? 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tess.starman@gmail.com

Week 89

Week 89

October 6, 2021

In Week 89, Genn and Millie catch up after a few months. They share about their lives and how they are caring for their whole selves in these new seasons. 

 

Follow Up: 

-How have you taken care of yourself today? 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tess.starman@gmail.com

Week 88

Week 88

August 13, 2021

In Week 88, Genn and Millie share an episode recorded during some shared windshield time. They debrief the live episode, 87, and discuss the transitions of the podcast and of life. 

 

Follow Up: 

-How have these Genn and Millie conversations sparked actions or conversations in your life?

-What questions or topics would you like to hear us discuss in future episodes? 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tess.starman@gmail.com

Week 87- LIVE

Week 87- LIVE

August 3, 2021

In Week 87 host a LIVE episode at the TeamMates Annual Conference! They share about the origin of the podcast and take questions from a live audience. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Spot the strengths of the people around you. 

-Find space for meaningful conversations in your life. 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tess.starman@gmail.com

Week 86

Week 86

June 17, 2021

In Week 86, Genn and Millie discuss the recently released State of the Global Workplace 2021 from Gallup. They talk about what a 'thriving' life looks like and utilize the 'best possible life scale' to reflect and future-cast. 

Follow Up: 

-Download and peruse Gallup's 2021 State of the Global Workplace. It can be accessed by request at https://tinyurl.com/GallupSOGW21 

-Respond to the Best Possible Life Scale: Imagine a ladder with steps numbered from zero at the bottom to 10 on the top. Suppose we say that the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you, and the bottom represents the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder would you say you personally feel you stand at this time? Just your best guess, on which step do you think you will stand in the future, say about five years from now? 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tstarman@teammates.org

 
Week 85

Week 85

May 28, 2021

In Week 85, Genn and Millie continue their conversation of 'what do you love' and 'what do you need', intersected with physical space. They share about how their strengths are reflected in the tangible and intangible elements of their current containers and changing containers. 

 

Follow Up: 

-[TANGIBLE] What do you love in your physical space? What do you need in your physical space? What could you live without in your physical space? 

-[INTANGIBLE] What have you lost? What have you found? 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tstarman@teammates.org

Week 84

Week 84

May 3, 2021

In Week 84, Genn and Millie harken back to some of their favorite questions. They share their responses to these questions given their current contexts and life seasons, along with their strengths and generational perspectives. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Who are you?

-What do you love?

-What do you need? 

-What is the best form of recognition for you? 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tstarman@teammates.org

Week 83

Week 83

April 20, 2021

An open letter to Genn and Millie Listeners.

 

1. What are your Omaha Bucket List items? How can you keep Tess accountable to celebrating? 

2. Reflect on the 5 clues to talent using the following reflection questions: 

-Yearning (pull or attraction to certain activities): (1) To what kinds of activities are you naturally drawn? (2) If you had an entire week of your calendar open up and couldn’t work on previous commitments, what would you spend your time doing?

-Satisfaction (that which brings you emotional or psychological reward): (1) What sorts of activities do you finish and think, ‘I can’t wait to do that again’? (2)What are you doing (at work or at play) when you’re truly enjoying yourself?

-Rapid Learning (unique pathways of understanding and learning): (1) What have you done well that you didn’t need explained? (2) What activities do you execute naturally, but struggle to break down into steps for others?

-Glimpses of Excellence (flashes of outstanding performance): (1) What have other people told you you’re great at doing? (2) In your previous experience, what were you known for doing well? 

-Total Performance Excellence / "flow" (the optimal state of intrinsic motivation): (1) In what activities did you seem to automatically know the steps to be taken? (2) What are you doing when time seems to disappear?

 

 

 

 

Week 82

Week 82

April 2, 2021

In Week 82, Genn and Millie do some rapid fire questions, courtesy of Brene Brown, strengths spot themselves, and future-cast. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Rapid Fire Questions from Brene Brown:

(1) Fill in the blank: vulnerability is ____________ (2) You are called to be very brave, your fear is very real, you can feel it in your throat, what's the very first thing you do? (3) What's something that people often get wrong about you? (4) Last tv show you binged and loved? (5) All time favorite movie? (6) A concert you'll never forget? (7) Favorite meal? (8) What's on your nightstand? (What are you reading?) (9) A snapshot of ordinary moment in your life that brings you joy? (10) One thing you're grateful for right now? (11) Let’s make a mix tape! Send us the top 5 songs you cannot live without.

- Which of your strengths have you used as a superpower this past week? 

-Which of your strengths would you like to intentionally aim this week? 

-What is one thing you are looking forward to? 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tstarman@teammates.org

Week 81

Week 81

February 25, 2021

In Week 81, Genn and Millie discuss how strengths learning is a lifelong journey. They share recent revelations they've each had regarding strengths. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Which themes do you have a bias towards? 

-What is a recent revelation you've had about strengths? 

 

For information regarding the topic discussed or for resources mentioned in the podcast, follow us on Instagram @GennandMillie or reach out to Tess at tstarman@teammates.org

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