Created with Sketch.
Political IQ: Wrestling workplace politics to the ground
43 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Episode 49: Star Trek is the Future of Work
Geek out with Nancy and Dr. Richard Claydon on why the American evangelical movement gave us the messiah leader and how a lack of trust is fueling employee power. Throw in quick visits to Japan and Scandinavia and you have a trip around the intellectual world of leadership. (Hint: Richard's read Kierkegaard; Nancy had to sip scotch from a baby bottle to do the same).
31 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
Episode 48: The Unspoken and Unwritten Skills for Success
Francine Parham unpacks the economics of advancement, tells the truth about relationship building versus transactions and so much more you've never ever even thought about.
28 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
Episode 47: Admit It - You're An Animal
Alain Hunkins, author of Cracking the Leadership Code on why the two most important questions in life are: "do you love me?" and "who's in charge?" Not to mention why empathy and power are the Montague and Capulets of corporate life and how consensus can be nuts when it's about the entree choices at the office party.
31 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
Episode 46: The Great Reset
Gary Bolles and Nancy agree that hybrid is the worst of the worst. Come reimagine the future of work and find out why you and your organization need a defibrillator jolt.
31 minutes | Jun 15, 2021
Episode 45: We Don't Have to Work Like This
Marianne Roux joins us from Australia and explains the 4th Industrial Revolution: become more human, treat people like adults, upskill, reskill, and stop thinking your culture is in your office (hint: better coffee won't get them back).
30 minutes | Jun 8, 2021
Episode 44: It Only Takes 8 Steps
Marc Effron is begging you - do not build a nice culture! He also offers Nancy half a billion dollars. And since it's recorded, I'm holding him to it.
27 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Episode 43: Try to Find the Wiggle Room
Journalist Rebecca Knight talks about how to create the kind of work environment you want, including getting rid of brilliant jerks and approaching political conversations with curiosity and compassion.
36 minutes | May 25, 2021
Episode 42: The Accidental Entrepreneur
Kara Goldin is more than undaunted. She's irrepressible, curious, bold, impressive, humble and an utter delight. From collecting stories in supermarkets to watching her big brother tinker with cars, she's the best kind of human sponge.
37 minutes | May 18, 2021
Episode 41: Confessions of a Maverick
Jackson Jeyanayagam and Nancy keep tumbling over each other talking about big corporations versus start ups, hiring the best talent, being contrarians and why nice cultures aren't very nice at all.
31 minutes | May 11, 2021
Episode 40: Networking Needs a Rebrand
Drop that cube of cheese and forget the events you dread. J. Kelly Hoey teaches us how to build relationships with strategic intent, humor, intelligence and grace. Bad wine optional.
27 minutes | May 4, 2021
Episode 39: Two Trends Are Crashing Together
Heidi Gardner, author of Smart Collaboration, explains why specialized expertise and increasingly complex problems are making collaboration more difficult than ever before. And virtual meetings? That really doesn't help.
27 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
Episode 38: Will It Ever Be The Same?
Julian and Nancy - joined by the energetic construction crew next door - drill into what makes organizations thrive.
29 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
Episode 37: Adjust What You're Doing by 1%
Aubrey Blanche educates us on "diversity theater", how inspiration can be a creator of will, and what happens when you combine empathy and science.
25 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Episode 36: A Story and An Algorithm Walk Into a Bar
Ben Waber agrees with me: you can't always trust your gut. But he's smart enough to explain why. Let's just say it has a lot to do with the inertia of the status quo and using data to help you love your work.
33 minutes | Mar 30, 2021
Episode 35: Getting Strategic Within Your Constraints
Alison Fragale on why it's better to be assertive rather than warm, why you should focus more on making people love you and less on convincing them that you're right and why people like hierarchy (hint: maybe it's all about wearing Spanx?!)
30 minutes | Mar 23, 2021
Episode 34: An Indie Rock Band of Geeks
Dan George marries process and people to teach others how work can be done more productively as well as more empathetically.
27 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
Episode 33: Blame is Just a Stop Sign
Marilyn Markham speaks the languages of all stakeholders, getting us to a better world in technology, product and organizational change.
28 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
Episode 32: A Reckoning for HR
If 2020 wasn't a wake-up call to reimagine and redefine HR then they might as well keep sleeping. Lars Schmidt knows that we're never going back - but he knows how to go forward.
26 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
Episode 31: Entrapment with Meatballs OR Would You Really Choose an Apple Over Fried Chicken?
Dr. Mike Barbera explains why you would drive 5 miles to save $20, why oversold is so much better than sold out and why being a behavioral scientist is so sexy.
28 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
Episode 30: Should You Have That Third Drink?
Murder, drug trafficking and codes of conduct. Ethicist, executive and lawyer Rob Chestnut examines the Bathsheba complex and challenges the enemies of integrity.
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2021