Episode 6

Season 1: Safe to be “all in”

What would it mean to shift from “I need to be heard” to “I know I will be seen”? Wendy Horng Brawer incorporates play in the work she does with CEOs and teams, and describes that shift in sharing the impact of play. Team alignment, DEI initiatives, navigating through failure… Wendy shows us how vital play really is in the workplace.

“The opposite of play is not work - the opposite of play is depression.” Stuart Brown, MD, author of Play.

Wendy Horng Brawer

Senior Facilitator, Experience Designer, Inclusion Consultant and Coach, Somatic-Based Executive and Team Coach

Wendy Horng Brawer brings her skills as a senior facilitator, experience designer, educator, and entrepreneur to help clients become more conscious and impactful as individuals, teams, and organizations. Wendy works interactively online and in-person with clients to navigate change by designing and facilitating healthy and appropriately provocative processes that improve decision-making, strategic planning, collaboration, and changing direction as a team. In a rapidly diversifying and complex world, Wendy moves leaders towards compassionate and inclusive practices and inspired, courageous action. She is Co-Founder of Intune Collective, a women-led consulting and executive coaching company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and co-hosts The Business of Being Human podcast. She hosts a monthly Women of Color Empower Hour and is on the founding team of The Collective, a somatic coaching practice that works to heal and elevate the impact of BIPOC and female leaders. She holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of the Pacific and Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs and worked as Director of Advancement and Partnerships in K-8 education for over a decade.

Learn more about Wendy’s work here bit.ly/wendyhbrawer and with InTune Collective intunecollective.com

About the Podcast

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Lead with a dash of Play
Re-claiming space for compassion and creativity in the workplace

About your host

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Mary Hendra

Mary Hendra is an executive leader and entrepreneur bringing curiosity, creativity and compassion back into the workplace, into our civic spaces and into our opportunities for adult learning.

In addition to hosting "Lead with a dash of Play," Mary creates unique cohort experiences built on stillness, creativity, and compassion - with a dash of play. Learn more about Mary's work here: https://maryhendra.com/playground/