Business Consulting Podcasts, Resources, and Blog

Podcasts are great way to learn in the go. Hit play and you are learning from experts.  They inspire us and help us see the world in a new way. They are like switches for our brains – suddenly all of the light bulbs come on. Here a few of our favorites. Please listen and explore more podcasts produced by these amazing people and organizations.

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Think Fast, Talk Smart

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Managing in the Moment

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Grit &
Growth

Jim Collins

Office Hours Podcasts

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Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Ted

After
Hours

Jim Collins

How I Built This

HBR

Fighting Bias & Inequality at the Team Level

Ted

Design Matters with Debbie Millman

Jim Collins

Burton Snowboards: Jake Carpenter

Jim Collins

Title Nine: Missy Park

Resources

    • According to Paul Zak, employees in high-trust organizations are 50% more productive, have 13% fewer sick days, and are 29% more satisfied with their lives. Zak discusses in detail how to create an environment based on trust.
  • Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate
    Amazing HBR article by Bryan Walker of IDEO and Sarah A. Soule of Stanford Graduate School of Business on changing culture. It outlines that the changing culture is a movement. Enjoy.
  • The Neuroscience of Trust
    Creating a culture of trust has far reaching benefits. According to Paul Zak, employees in high-trust organizations are 50% more productive, have 13% fewer sick days, and are 29% more satisfied with their lives. Zak discusses in detail how to create an environment based on trust.
  • Positivity Matters in Times of Crisis
    Shawn Achor’s research focuses on the impact positivity has in the workplace. This article explains why now more than ever fostering an environment of positivity is key to supporting your team members in challenging times.
  • Tough macho leadership is over. Here’s what’s taking its place
    Your team thrives on effective leadership and leadership changing. This article explains that a tough, macho is no longer effective and vulnerable. This is a great read to help you understand how to get the most from your teams.
  • Re:work
    If you haven’t discovered rework.withgoogle.com, let me introduce you to an amazing resource to explore human resource management in a new light. While Google is an enormous organization, much of what is featured on re:Work is applicable and relatable to all businesses. Now more than ever, managers need to recognize that success hinges on the people in their organizations; understanding what motivates them, makes them happy to support success is critical.

Blog

Stop Defaulting to Stereotypes of People

Stop Defaulting to Stereotypes of People

How to Stop Defaulting to Stereotyping It can be so easy, almost natural, to make assumptions about others based on things like appearance or education. We humans like to fit things into neat and...

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Teaching Moments, Not Terse Meetings

Teaching Moments, Not Terse Meetings

How to Turn Mistakes Into Learning Opportunities When a mistake gets made at work, it can be all too easy to express our frustration with the person who seemingly was in error. As good as it may...

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That Meeting is Costing Money!

That Meeting is Costing Money!

Tired of seeing one meeting invite after another pop up in your inbox?How Too Many Meetings Costs the Company Too Much Money Is it possible that your work meetings are costing more than they are...

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Rethink Meetings When Going Hybrid

Rethink Meetings When Going Hybrid

Work has been re-imagined since the pandemic, and a hybrid format is now the norm.While it might be fairly simple for employees to determine which days they work in-person and which days they are...

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Productivity Is More Important Than Ever

Productivity Is More Important Than Ever

When the economic outlook locally, nationally, and internationally is dismal, we must find ways to do more with the resources we have.How to Embrace Productivity for Growth See how productivity is...

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Leading Through Example

Leading Through Example

If we want more from our team members, we must require more from ourselves.How to Lead Your Team by Example As leaders, we are hoping our team members contribute more, work more efficiently and...

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Overworked? Think Delegation

Overworked? Think Delegation

Are you feeling overworked, overwhelmed, and on the brink of burnout? Chances are you can ease some of the burdens by delegating tasks to your team. While it can be hard to let go, we’ve compiled...

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Happiness and Work Can Go Together

Happiness and Work Can Go Together

Work can be a joy.  Here's how.   You know when you’re traveling and you get asked if you’re doing it for work or for pleasure? Don’t you wish you could say "Yes"?How Happy Employees Help Drive...

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The Right Mindset For Innovation

The Right Mindset For Innovation

Team members' mindset is key to their growth and development. Here’s how to determine whether your team members have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset.How a Team Member's Mindset Can Lead...

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