The CultureChat Podcast: Flexibility is an Outcome, Not a Program
Workplace flexibility (fka Work-Life-Balance) is not about policies and programs; it's about embedding, ingraining, and infusing the lifestyle of flexibility into our very fabric. Which is, of course, our culture. Listen to an HR leader from the trenches who is doing just that in her organization.
Culture is an active, evolving entity - an ecosystem, if you must - that should be measured, analyzed, and managed. Managed just like we would any other really important operating system in our business.
The Culture Chat Podcast: Going Beyond Lip Service to Inclusion
In this episode, we chat with Joe Gerstandt, keynote speaker, thought leader, advisor, consultant and sage in the world of inclusion. Charlie and Joe discuss how poorly misunderstood inclusion and diversity really are in the workplace and Joe clarifies how companies that "get it" are using it as a true competitive advantage. Saying inclusion is important to us (and we all say it) is one thing; but Joe gives us some tips for measuring and monitoring it so that we know it’s having the intended impact. Get this and more from this month’s episode of the Culture Chat Podcast. Listen to (and/or download) to learn more.
The Culture Chat Podcast: Bringing Organizational Values to Life
In this episode, we chat with Sanja Licina, Ph.D., Future of Organizations at Globant, about the challenges organizations face in bringing their values to life. How do companies that are crystal clear on what they value make sure they back it up with authentic context, color and identity? How do they weave that identity into the fabric of culture so that it reinforces and clarifies what's truly valued at every turn? Sanja has built a career around helping organizations create cultures that do that exactly - and she shares her experiences with us. Listen to (and/or download) this episode to learn more.
The Culture Chat Podcast: The Evolution of Performance Management
In this episode, we chat with Jason Lauritsen, Keynote Speaker / Author / Consultant, JasonLauritsen.com about all things performance management. It can be at the center of the workforce operating systems fueling a more meaningful employee experience; yet has the distinct reputation as being nothing more than a soul-crushing experience. It doesn't have to be that way.
It's that time of year again. That thing that we lovingly refer to as "Performance Management" is back for a lot of us. And for many, it amounts to nothing more than a dreaded soul-crushing experience. During the month of January, we're going to explore that experience and why it is the world of work just can't seem to get it right. We'll also leave you with some crowdsourced advice and insights on how to stem the tide.
The Culture Chat Podcast: Identifying and Overcoming Fear in the Workplace
In this episode, we chat with Kirsty Spraggon, International Motivational Keynote Speaker / Author / Producer / TV Host. Kirsty's work deals lot with the strongest human emotion: Fear. How does fear factor into the modern workplace? How does she see fear showing up in workplace culture? How can we get better at identifying it, and what are the next steps in addressing it after it's been identified? Download this episode to find out!
Employee Engagement Surveys: Time to Make a Change
I was an HR Exec for 20 years. So I know this conundrum all too well. We’ve been conducting employee engagement surveys for decades; we’ve been conditioned to do so. And while the effort is well-intended, it increasingly falls short.