With tremendous experience as a leader and successful entrepreneur within a predominantly male dominated field, the construction industry, Deborah discusses what attracted her to the field and to what she attributes her success. During this session, we also explore the root of unconscious bias and how to uncover it within gender bias, the role mentorship plays in women entrepreneur and leadership development, and the changing landscape of the past, present, and future for women entrepreneurs.
The world has an ever growing fear of change and the devaluation of human workers. It is true, technology is rapidly gaining on us and helping organizations to function we as humans normally do. So how can we prepare for this?
In this episode, Geoff will discuss’ with us what humans have that robots don’t and what makes it the critical skill to the economy of today and tomorrow. You’ll gain some key insight on how to prepare individuals and companies for this highly technological world of work. You’ll also here Geoff’s insight on what impact this all has on innovation, creativity and the way teams work.
Given the growing diversity in our workforce, it’s important for organizations to devise strategies to leverage diversity and foster inclusion for creativity, innovation, and overall profitability. In this episode, we explore what “diversity and inclusion” has meant in the past and how it’s definition is shifting in the workplace today, the concept of covering, and powerful inclusive and “ally” behaviors leaders can embrace to help drive this movement.
Listening is a pervasive part of everyday life both at home and at work. We spend more time listening than we do talking, and listening is the critical component to effective communication. Yet when it comes to skill development, listening tends to take a back seat to flashier aspects of communication—like presentation skills. This podcast focuses on effective listening techniques and gaining a better understanding of the message that is being conveyed.
In this podcast participants, will gain some insights to help answer the following: How well do I prepare, monitor, and correct my concentration so that I stay focused? How well do I build a complete and accurate understanding of the speaker’s message? Do I listen to others as I would have them listen to me? What are my strengths and areas for improvement as a listener? Additionally, how can I become a better listener?
There are so many corporate trainings but they only scratch the surface and then everything goes back to the way it was. There has to be a follow-up system to engage people in getting the most out of any training. Do fewer training topics with a series and built in follow up. If you are going to say something is important to the organization then management has to be willing to allow people to dedicate time to re-enforcing it.
In this episode we cover budgets and training; training curves; information overload; millennials and training; effective training in SMB’s; and building trust through training.
Learn about the hosts and their mission to reignite the appreciation for the human element of work. Who are Dr. Charlene Rousseau, Karen Millsap & Melissa Powell? What is this podcast all about?