Each episode offers tips, strategy, and advice from executives at Great Place To Work Certified companies that make their workplace culture a top priority, knowing this focus is better for their people, better for business, and better for the world.
Multi-Grammy award winner Brittany Howard talks about the importance of belonging, self-care, being seen in the world, why she’s thankful for having so many jobs, the power of friendships at work, and what she would tell other women who want to step outside of the "box" society has created for them.
Brian Doubles, president and CEO of Synchrony, talks about how the pandemic transformed his leadership, eliminating college degree requirements, what he thinks of return-to-office mandates, how he decides when to go into the office, and how he maintains a work-life balance with a busy job and family.
Pat Wadors, chief people officer at UKG, talks about misconceptions around pay equity, and why transparency and education are essential to fixing pay gaps. She shares why being an introvert and dyslexic is a superpower — and why regrets are gifts.
Rick Jackson, EVP of engagement and enablement at Deutsche Post DHL Group, talks about how DHL Express — No. 1 on the World’s Best Workplaces™ list — engages 100k-plus workers in 200-plus countries. He shares the three questions he asks himself every day, and what he tries to avoid at all costs when communicating with his team.
Vinita Clements, EVP, CHRO at Nationwide talks about the importance of belonging at work, and why it’s mistakenly overlooked as a soft skill and not a business imperative. She shares how active listening from leadership is key to the company’s communication strategy, and why having tough conversations — even without having all the answers — engages employees.
Tim Richmond, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer at Abbvie, and Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place To Work®, talk about leadership blind spots, why listening is the No. 1 leadership behavior, and a new way of leading where leaders feel accountable for what’s happening seven levels down the line to the front-line supervisor.
Jen Fisher, chief well-being officer at Deloitte, shares her burnout experience, signs she ignored, and the impact that workplace friendships and in-person connection have on our mental health, productivity, and retention.
Alexi Robichaux, co-founder and CEO of BetterUp, talks about the most powerful way to recognize your people, the importance of inner work, and the connection between meaningful work and giving extra on the job.
Dr. BJ Fogg, The New York Times bestselling author of “Tiny Habits,” and founder and director of Stanford's Behavior Design Lab, applies his behavior model to common workplace scenarios like listening better, making time to meet with your people, and persuading your boss to approve company culture initiatives.