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Kinder Corporations, Better World with Cole Baker-Bagwell (Episode #96)

Co-Founder of the Kindness Corporation and accomplished business strategist, Cole Baker-Bagwell is a master of perspective and is here with us today to share some of the most amazing insights she has about kindness, and how we can choose to be kind more often!

Co-Founder of the Kindness Corporation and accomplished business strategist, Cole Baker-Bagwell is a master of perspective and is here with us today to share some of the most amazing insights she has about kindness, and how we can choose to be kind more often!

Quotes:

“What we’re told becomes our truth- good, bad, and everything in between.” – Cole Baker-Bagwell

“At the end of the day, we have to want something better for each other.” – Cole Baker-Bagwell

Connect with Cole

Her LinkedIn profile

Her website, The Kindness Corporation

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[00:01-06:20] Opening Segment.

  • Introducing Cole Baker-Bagwell.
  • Reflecting on the last two and a half years.
  • How little we need vs. how much we need one another.

[06:21-12:18] Kindness: Obligation or Ability?

  • Every life has complexity.
  • We are wired to be kind.
  • “You should be kind,” and “You CAN be kind.”

[12:19-19:09] We Can Always Choose to be Kind.

  • Choosing joy and belonging.
  • The traffic metaphor.
    • Extending compassion, not aggression.
  • You’re going to breathe anyway.
  • We only hear about the worst thing of the day.

[19:10-30:52] How Kindness Affects Us and Others.

  • The science behind kindness.
  • Rest and reflection is not wasted time.
  • No act of kindness is too small.
    • Doing your human best.

[32:55-48:06] The Power of Kindness.

  • How perspective informs our reality.
  • Being aware of those around you.
  • Talking about the negative news.
    • The blanket/cactus analogy.
  • Changing narratives in our lives.
  • Handling everyday points of conflict.

[48:07-60:40] Closing Segment.

  • Being cortisol crabby.
  • The Kindness Corporation.
    • Kindness first in the workplace.
  • The false dilemma of kindness vs. profit.
  • #workkind

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