Nisha Patel explores what it takes to populate an organization with problem solvers and how to be one. Problems at work are most often negatively associated with stress. Repeatedly, however,
Brain Chatter Podcast
Episode 24: Critical Mistakes to Avoid if You Serve on a Board of Directors (For-Profit or Nonprofit)
Many company leaders are asked to serve on boards of directors, whether with nonprofits or for-profits of various sizes. It is always an honor to be elected to boards, and
How are current high school students being prepared for the US workforce at a time when employers are desperate for qualified workers? What are the students' pathways and options? Are
At the same time as historic unemployment, there has never been a greater number of well-qualified disabled people who want to work. These prospective employees are sitting on the sidelines.
What does it take to last 100 years? Nancy Meadows, CEO of BridgeWays, shares her insights on how and why her organization has lasted almost a century. She discusses necessary
How does absenteeism and presentism impact a company's effectiveness and sustainability? Does my company need a wellness program? What are the goals of company wellness programs? How do corporate wellness
Shannon Allen walks through how mentorship works, sharing her experiences of both having mentors and serving as a mentor herself. What makes successful mentorships mutually beneficial to both participants? Who
Keith Richards explores the importance of a strong company culture and purpose in building a strong restaurant and franchise business with unusually high team member retention. He and his wife
Effective leadership in our daily life and work requires each of us to wisely sort through a tremendous amount of ‘daily noise.’ We all want to become better at hearing and processing what matters and hear past what doesn’t, without disruption or derailment. Brain Chatter is a series of interviews with organizational leaders on the front lines of leadership who are skilled at doing just that. These are leaders who lead themselves, their teams, and their organizations with clarity. In each episode one of them offers their insights into what works and what doesn’t. Among the front line leaders interviewed are general managers of manufacturing plants, HR directors, supervisors, company executives, nonprofit CEOs, consultants, and individuals with no titles, but lots of influence.