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On today’s show we welcome Karen Weeks, who is currently the VP of People at OrderGroove and also an Adjunct Faculty Instructor at Baruch College.

Topics include:

  • Karen’s background and how it ties into her present work.
  • The concept of self-belief and the idea of faking it.
  • How improv theatre exercises can translate into different professional scenarios.
  • Reasons why people so often struggle to work together.
  • How culture plays out in reality versus initial intention.
  • A look at Karen’s lifestyle and how she balances her personal and professional needs.
  • Some scheduling tips and preferences from Karen.
  • Karen’s evaluation of current workplace trends.
  • The importance of self-care and taking time for yourself.
  • Finding your way own way to peace of mind
  • And much more!

Bio:

Karen Weeks is an industry leader in the fields of human resource and talent. She is the VP of People at OrderGroove. Her passion for change management and workforce planning has led to a huge amount of experience and success in her field. This also entails time spent doing career coaching and increasing organizational effectiveness.

For Karen, it is important to maintain the focus of a company on fostering the right kind of culture within the workplace and she believes strongly in a philosophy of sensitivity to the ripples that follow any decision. Perhaps unusually, Karen’s undergrad was taken in theatre, which she studied at Villanova University, and she continues to incorporate the lessons she learnt during that period into her work today.

Learn more about Karen Weeks at Ordergroove.com and LinkedIn.

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