Our Culture Chat podcasts have sparked so much conversation that we're inviting our podcast interviewees to post a few thoughts following their podcast interview. Here's the first such post, a follow up to our conversation with Erin Diehl at Improve It.
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The Culture Chat Podcast: On Building a Culture of Accountability
January 7, 2017
This episode features a fascinating conversation with Jonathan Raymond, CEO of Refound and author of Good Authority, a book about how to align personal and professional growth. How do you hold people accountable without acting like a jerk? How do you create a culture where accountability is welcomed and desired and aligned with doing your best work?
The Culture Chat: How Employee Benefits Can Impact Culture
December 21, 2016
Today's episode features Jovan Hackley, Director of Marketing and PR for Student Loan Genius, an employee benefits company that believes in benefits as a way to build a relationship with employees--related to culture, that can give organizations the edge, particularly in recruiting the younger generation in the workforce.
Millennials and Entrepreneurship: Redefining a “Real Job”
December 19, 2016
Millennials are working to achieve their success on their own terms. Even those working in a traditional work environment are moving around until they find what they truly want. The “Digital Nomad” lifestyle, those who have built their careers on being able to work remotely from anywhere, are also making the system work for them. In a study commissioned by EY, they found, "62 percent of millennials have considered starting their own businesses, and 72 percent think startups are “essential for new innovation and jobs.”
An overwhelming number of Millennials see themselves starting their own business and believe they have an entrepreneurial mindset.