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82: Is Culture Your Organization's Competitive Advantage?

Josh Levine is on a mission to help organizations design their culture so that it is an advantage. In this episode, Josh defines culture and explains why it is so important to a company’s success today. He describes the six components involved in defining, designing, and delivering a successful culture, sharing examples of how organizations ‘live’ their cultures.

73: Can Hope Be Leveraged As A Strategy?

Can ‘hope’ actually be a strategy in today’s work environment? Libby Gill, the author of ‘The Hope-Driven Leader: Harness the Power of Positivity at Work’ thinks so. Libby defines what hope is and why it's important. She'll share the science behind hope, a medical definition, and the link between hope and mortality. Libby will explain how hope can be leveraged by HR, the pitfalls to be aware of, and an approach to harnessing hope as a strategy both personally and professionally. 

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.

10: High-Impact Change Practitioners

What makes up a top 10% Change Management Practitioner?
Daryl Conner discusses Change Management Practitioners and what makes a High Impact Change Practitioner. The perspective Daryl brings to his work is informed by the patterns of success and failure he’s documented during his four decades of advising senior executives as they orchestrate fundamental change.

08: A New Transformative Way of Leadership

Doug Kirkpatrick discusses the implementation and structure of a self-managed organization. He is the author of Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization; an organizational change consultant; TEDx and keynote speaker; executive coach; writer; and educator. He holds degrees in economics and law and is a Senior Professional in Human Resources with the Society for Human Resource Management. He currently serves as Director for the Association for Talent Development.