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Ep 97: Listening Myths & How To Become A Better Listener

Oscar Trimboli is on a quest to create 100 million Deep Listeners in the world. Listen in to find out how to become one of them. Oscar takes us through the five levels of listening and highlights the one most people struggle with. Plus, three things HR leaders can do to explore what’s left unsaid.

Ep 96: How to Ignite Employee Passion, Purpose and Fulfillment

Chris Meroff shares his leadership aha moments and how they led him to prioritize employee fulfillment as a way to ignite employee passion. He explains that fulfillment is a product of alignment and he introduces the concepts of employee success planning and defining purpose to achieve alignment.

85: How To Run Meetings That Drive Employee Engagement

Dana Wright Wasson returns to HR Studio Podcast to share advice to HR leaders on running better meetings that increase engagement as the outcome. Whether you are an HR leader running your own meetings or coaching organization leaders on theirs, this podcast will get you to rethink your meetings from the perspective of opportunities to strengthen engagement.  

83: How to Excel at the Employee Experience

Dana Wright Wasson discusses the employee experience, explaining the shortcomings of surveys that measure employee engagement. She outlines an approach to driving the employee experience, leveraging design-thinking methodologies and shares her experiences on the positive role that HR can play. 

81: How the Language of Leadership Can Make You a Better Leader

Krister Ungerböck draws a parallel between speaking in a foreign language and effective communication in one’s native language. He highlights how generational differences impact leadership, offering advice for HR leaders on being more effective by listening more and offering solutions less. Tune in to hear Krister discuss emotional intelligence, soft skills, and his personal journey to becoming a better leader.

79: How To Know Your Team & Strengthen Employee Engagement

René Johnston shares five strategies for strengthening employee engagement. She highlights one of these strategies - knowing your team members, sharing four benefits that flow from leveraging this strategy. René discusses the role of assessment tools in facilitating conversations to get to know your team.  

77: How to SPARK an Emotionally Connected Workplace

What are the key elements of creating an emotionally connected workplace? What are the benefits of creating an environment of respect, alignment, and a positive future? Lou Carter outlines the five essential elements to emotional connection, based on discussions and research involving hundreds of CEOs and other executives.   

70: How to Achieve Competitive Advantage Through Workplace Culture & Engagement

How do you create a strong, engaging workplace culture that unlocks potential and inspires performance? Doug Claffey shares that top workplaces outperform their peers by approximately 30% in total shareholder return. They attract, retain and motivate top talent. He describes four key drivers for creating a top workplace; what gets in the way of achieving culture change and engagement; and what to expect when embarking on a program.

65: How to Manage to the One to Increase Employee Engagement

Chester Elton, named “Apostle of appreciation” by the Globe and Mail, shares ideas for increasing engagement by making simple adjustments to employees’ current roles. He explains how to ‘manage to the one’ and why this is key to increasing engagement. Learn how to get the take The Motivator Assessment (free) and receive your results in a 23-page report.

11: Connection Culture Lessons from U2 & Sloan Kettering

Michael Lee Stallard – Helping Leaders Create Cultures That Connect
Michael Lee Stallard defines the meaning of culture within the organizational context. He describes three distinct types of sub-cultures and illustrates with two noteworthy examples of highly connected cultures – The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the band U2. He concludes with ideas on how leaders can build a culture of connection in their organizations.

04: The Needle in the Haystack & The Couch

Managing Young People in the Workplace
Bruce Tulgan sheds light on how “accidents of history” shape generational differences. He offers advice for the latest generations who are entering the workforce as well as for those who hire and manage them. Bruce shares insights from his latest book on soft skills training, including how to get the second wave millennial generation to embrace and develop soft skills.