Permission to Speak
About This Show
The interviews in this video blog loiter roughly at the intersection of ideas about…
Leaders wanting their people to be honest and speak up about how to innovate, improve their organization and better serve their customers...
Technology that naturally facilitates connections and communications between individuals and groups...
Results that serve the higher purpose of an organization while taking into account the way humans work, learn, react and grow.
While loitering and talking about ideas, we also want to have a little fun, share practical advice, and keep it lively so as not bore anyone, especially ourselves!
This podcast is ideal for managers and leaders who want to improve their skills and get better results for their organizational and personal success!
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Episode #22 - Hannah Beasley - Permission to Speak - Leadership Podcast - Interview with Kelly Vandever
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Permission to Speak Podcast. Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever. Episode #22 - Hannah Beasley. Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose. Topics covered in this episode include:
- Common misconceptions is that employees that learn less income are less likely to own a smart phone. In reality, those employees are smart phone dependent. The phone is their primary connection to the internet.
- Challenges with communications in companies where a large percent of their population doesn’t have email include (1) the communication is almost never real time, (2) the message could get warped as it rolls down the chain of command, (3) hard for communications to come back up the chain of command.
- Benefit of going digital: (1) can get the information up the chain of command more quickly, (2) employees prefer communications directly on my mobile device, (3) analytics, you’re able to get measurement around your communications.
- Organized way to reply to employee suggestions individually, let’s people know someone cares and someone is responding… even if the answer is no.
- A crisis like Hurricane Matthew reiterates the importance of being able to easily communicate with your workforce.
- Generally there’s also an innovator within the organization that says there has to be a better way
- Non-desk workers are highly dependent on their smart phones.
- Non-desk workers, depending on the organization, can also have a high number of millennials and they have a lot of turnover
- Mobile platforms and better communications can make a big difference in helping keeping those employees more connected and reduce turn over. Even a small percentage increase could be a big dollar benefit to the organization.
- Mike from McDonald’s Facebook post
- Non-desk workers have hopes and dreams and goals.
- What do you call your hourly employees? Team members? Employees? What you call them says a lot about how you view your employees.
- Caring about your employees is important! Though we shouldn’t have to say that!
- To aid adoption, understand what your employees want and need versus just having your corporate agenda.
- Surveys and conversations with non-desk workers to see what will work best to improve communications
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