How Pausing Makes Happier Leaders with GRACE UENG

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If you believe achieving your goals will make you happy, then you’re thinking about happiness wrong. In fact, happiness is what will make you successful.

Like all of us, Grace Ueng of Savvy Growth has experienced tough times and pain, but she’s dedicated time to learn how to find happiness and thrive even in those dark moments. I invited her on the show today to share one of the strategies she uses to find joy in her work: taking a pause.

During this episode, we discuss the benefits of a happy work culture, and what she’s learned from positive psychology and experts in psychological safety. Grace also has tons of tips that will help you become self-aware, find happiness, fight burnout, and help your team succeed.

Grace and I have an insightful conversation on the ROI of happiness, so tune in to learn more and apply these concepts to your role as a leader!


  • Going from a corporate career to coaching
  • The biggest challenges facing ambitious leaders
  • Why happiness in the workplace brings ROI
  • What it looks like to “pause” as a leader
  • Qualities of an enlightened, powerhouse leader
  • How psychological safety benefits teams
  • Taking a pause to find happiness
  • Grace’s #1 tip to be happy and flourish

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Books mentioned in this episode:

The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth by Amy Edmondson

From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life by Arthur C. Brooks

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What are the challenges you or your team is having is pausing and taking care of yourself so you are the powerhouse you’re meant to be?  BOOK A CALL with me and let’s talk!

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