061: Building an Organizational Culture That Supports Employee Wellness + 7 Rules for Banking on Financial Alignment for a Happy Marriage with Natasha Bowman and Dr. Jacquie Del Rosario

In this episode of Saving With Steve, host Steve Sexton is joined by "The Workplace Doctor," Natasha Bowman, a modern day pioneer of workplace equality, and Dr. Jacquie Del Rosario, whose meteoric rise onto the relationship and marriage space has deemed her America’s Marriage Coach.

My first guest, Natasha Bowman, known as “The Workplace Doctor,” is an expert consultant. For nearly 20 years through her firm Performance ReNEW, she has worked to remodel the American workplace from the inside out.

She joins me today to talk about the most crucial elements of a modern workplace and why it is critical to acknowledge how the organizational culture may be impacting employee wellness and building a structure that provides support and resources to their employees. 

Natasha also discusses how to succeed at creating a workplace that truly works for mothers. She shares how labor disruptions disproportionately burden working mothers, and highlights the vital roles they play in America’s workforce.

With 25 years of experience, my second guest, Dr. Jacquie Del Rosario, has regenerated couples with her philosophy of the seven pillars of compatibility, as well as conferences and intensive training, providing skill-based learning that shifts relationship trajectories.

She joins me today to talk about dating time wasters, how to navigate tough relationships, and how to change the lens of a relationship and know when to pull out of it and walk away. Dr. Jacquie also discusses addressing our role in a relationship demise, closure tips, the difference between a marriage mate and a soul mate, and why it’s ok to differ in temperament but not in core values.

For nearly 20 years, Natasha Bowman, JD, SPHR has labored to transform the American workplace from the inside out. As a champion for employees, she’s worked with a broad range of organizations as an c-suite HR executive to create an engaging environment in which employees are respected, genuine leaders are cultivated, and top performance is achieved.

Natasha is a modern day pioneer of workplace equality, inspiring organizations to not just pay lip service to workplace rights, but craft highly-engaged cultures where every employee is truly dignified and valued for their contribution.

Because of her ability to diagnose workplace issues and provide proven solutions to organizations, she is often referred to as The Workplace Doctor. Natasha Bowman has developed a reputation as an expert consultant through her firm, Performance ReNEW, and thought leader for organizations like 4A’s, Translation LLC, Freeman Company, Wiley Publishing and Manhattan College.

Apart from her rich expertise and cross-sector experience, she brings an ardent intellectual commitment to the field by serving as an adjunct professor of human resources for distinguished institutions such as Fordham University, Manhattan College, and formerly Georgetown and The Jack Welch Management Institute.

Natasha is a sought after international keynote speaker having been invited to share her knowledge with the New York Police Department, The City of Detroit, Ford Motor Company, The Employers' Association, Temple University, Microsoft, and the Society for Human Resources Management just to name a few.

Her expertise is frequently quoted in national publications such as Forbes, Business Insider, U.S. News and World Reports, and Bloomberg BNA.

In 2017, her best-selling book, "You Can’t Do That at Work! 100 Legal Mistakes That Managers Make in the Workplace," was published and has been adopted as a critical resource for managers in organizations across America.

Dr. Jacquie Del Rosario’s meteoric rise onto the relationship and marriage space has deemed her America’s Marriage Coach. Her magnetic appeal captures audiences with her practical solutions to relatable issues. Dr. Jacquie’s mantra derives from the idea that the foundation of any society starts in the individual homes of people.

For the past 20 years, the doctor has evangelized couples everywhere with her philosophy of the seven pillars of compatibility. She has engineered a host of tools to cultivate the skills for healthy relationships and marriage: Curricula, The Marriage University and Best Marriage Keys; the Compatibility Quiz, conferences and Intensives trainings that provide the skill-based learning that shifts trajectories.

Dr. Jacquie is regularly featured on morning shows and News segments on networks like Fox, KTLA, CNN, GWN, Hallmark ABC and NBC affiliates, TV One Bravo and Huffington Post. She has graced the pages of Bloomberg Newsweek and showed off her skills on an episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Jacquie’s uncanny way of hearing what you didn't say and seeing what’s obscure (or seeing whats not obvious) has helped her build a solid practice working with couples and singles across the country.

Dr. Del Rosario's other body of work stems from ReCapturing the Vision (RTV), a globally recognized nonprofit that she founded that is dedicated to breaking the generational cycles that handicap low income children and families. She has designed programs that affect youth and families and has authored 12 curricula that are used in schools around the country. ReCapturing the Vision’s programs have received over $20 million in federal, state and local funding; the organization, steadily propels empowerment and educational reform.

Dr. Jacquie has been twice invited to the white house, worked on public policy and provided congressional testimony. As a participant on The White House National Advisory Panel she helped shape national standards for teen pregnancy prevention programs. She has lobbied on the Hill and presented at a host of national conferences ad trainings.

A formidable voice in public speaking, Dr. Del Rosario has dynamic topics for singles, married couples, professional associations, universities, and churches. Topics span Personal empowerment, entrepreneurship, to education, program development, and ecclesiastical teaching

As an educator, author, advocate, counselor and visionary, Dr. Jacquie holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a Master’s and Doctorate in Education, with an emphasis on conflict resolution and curriculum development. These skills have helped her shape the tools that have effected change in both areas of her work. She continues to light a path towards an enriched life and resides in Miami, FL with her husband of over 25 years and two sons.