ACHIEVE Workplace Culture Podcast

Episode 14: Give Your Managers Some Love

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How much attention does your organization give to middle managers? In this episode, we delve into Erica Keswin’s article, To Retain Your Best Employees, Invest in Your Best Managers, and talk about ways to give middle management the consideration and love they deserve as direct drivers of the employee experience. We also discuss Disney’s move to reinstate Bob Igor as CEO after Bob Chapek’s short run, and what we should all be learning about succession planning. We also reference Bob Igor’s book, The Ride of a Lifetime.

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Episode 18: Trauma-Informed Workplaces

What does it mean to be a trauma-informed organization? With guest host and co-author of A Little Book on Trauma-Informed Workplaces Nathan Gerbrandt, we discuss how leaders can improve workplace culture by being trauma-aware, without needing a degree in social work or psychology. We also discuss how our organization is changing and what we are doing to manage this change effectively. And we spotlight PwC’s 2023 Trust Survey and CTRI’s Trauma-Informed Online Assessment. Read More
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Episode 17: Culture of Busyness & the SV Bank Collapse

Have you ever felt that the word “busy” has become synonymous with “I’m doing good?” In this podcast, we look at HBR’s article, Beware a Culture of Busyness, and talk strategy for making sure work is meaningful, not just busy. We also discuss the Silicon Valley Bank failure and what it might say about workplace culture when people aren’t ringing alarm bells early enough to prevent failure. We also spotlight the book, Nine Lies about Work, by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall. Read More
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