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civility in the workplace

Creating a Culture Of Civility in the Workplace (Guest: Vanessa G. Nelson)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg will talk with us about how to improve problem solving skills by reframing problems.

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Change Leadership

Leading Organizational Change Post COVID-19 (Guest: Dr. Mark Rogers)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Dr. Mark Rogers will talk with us about change, and change leadership in your organization.

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Emotional Intelligence Podcast with Sarah Scala

Emotional Intelligence: Soft Skill or Critical Competency? Sarah Scala

Workplace wellness efforts can improve employee productivity, increase morale, lower employee stress, lower absenteeism, increase retention, and they might even ultimately reduce healthcare costs for employers. The trick has been implementing effective, long-term wellness strategies that work for both the organizations and their individual employees. On this episode of ProjectHR, our guest is Dr. Bradford Cooper, the CEO of US Corporate Wellness, and he knows how to make workplace wellness stick. He’ll be telling us all about:

– The importance of autonomy;

– The challenges that face employer wellness programs;

– What makes wellness efforts successful; and

– Why employers should strive to create a culture of wellness!

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what does an authentic employer look like

What Does an Authentic Employer Really Look Like in 2020?

Research shows that workplace authenticity — in other words, companies who are authentic in their values —makes an employer more attractive to employees. But how exactly does a company come across as authentic? What does an authentic employer actually look like in 2020, and beyond?

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The Power of Dialogue: Effective Communication in the Workplace: Dr. Ada Luz Gonzalez

Positive, two-way communication is a must for any workplace hoping to create or maintain a progressive and productive work culture – but have you ever stopped to wonder what exactly it is that we mean when we say “communication”? Our guest this week on ProjectHR certainly has! In this episode, we;’re joined by Dr. Ada Luz Gonzalez, the owner of Transformative Conversations, a consultancy committed to helping organizations facilitate change, development and growth through dialogue — and she’ll be talking with us about:

– The differences between communication, conversation, discussion and dialogue;
– Why dialogue provides meaning and diversity of thought;
– The cost of poor communication; and
– How you can design a dialogue that can lead to transformative change!

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Leadership Strategies That Increase Employee Engagement: Ted Ma

Everyone knows that employee engagement is the key to a company’s success – but just knowing that fact doesn’t make it any easier to inspire engagement within your team! Our guest for this week’s ProjectHR is Ted Ma, a leadership expert and speaker with over 17 years experience in leading teams and developing leaders. He’ll also be serving as the keynote speaker at the Spring 2020 CUE conference. In this episode, he’ll explain:

– If a leader can compel engagement;
– How to get buy-in from other leaders;
– The role of mentorship; and
– Three actionable steps you can use to improve engagement.

This episode also includes a short interview with Anne Cooper, Interim Director of CUE, who will tell us about CUE’s move online for this year’s Spring CUE Conference!

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Building the Best: 8 Proven Leadership Principles to Elevate Others To Success: John Eades

Leadership today means something different than it did for previous generations. Thanks to technology, we live in a more transparent and communicative world, and employees are demanding more from their leaders. This week on ProjectHR, John Eades, CEO of Learnloft and author of Building the Best: 8 Proven Leadership Principles to Elevate Others to Success talks about this changing dynamic, and how you can elevate your own leadership style. In this episode, we’ll discuss:

-How to build relationships with employees today;
-How great leaders get great performance;
-The primary benefit of elevating others; and
– The five leadership styles outlined in Building the Best.

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what does authenticity mean in business

What Does Authenticity Mean in Business?

There have been plenty of studies to show the positive psychological impact of authenticity as a business. Yet, what does it all mean? What are the benefits of creating an authentic culture for your employees? And finally, how do you master being authentic?

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Helping Employees Navigate Toxic Workplace Experiences: Jana Morrin

Toxic workplaces are on the rise, and today, for the sake of their people and their bottom line, organizations must address and take action against this kind of behavior. This week on ProjectHR, Jana Morrin, CEO and Co-founder of Speakfully, a platform that helps employees discreetly navigate through toxic workplaces, talks about the need to support employees who experience mistreatment at work. We’ll discuss:

– The impact of toxic workplaces;
– What companies should be doing to help employees;
– How data and analytics can help companies become more proactive against toxicity; and
– The Speakfully process.

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Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging To Build Innovative Teams: Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson

As a leader, which do you value more in your teams: belonging or uniqueness? This week on ProjectHR, Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson, author of Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging to Build Innovative Teams tells us why BOTH are important! In this episode of ProjectHR, we’ll talk about:

– What it means to “inclusify” and the benefits of doing so;
– The eight leader behaviors that support belonging and uniqueness;
– Tips for conducting inclusifying meetings; and
– Common pitfalls that leaders may experience.

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