Thu, 25 February 2021
Wayne Turmel is co-founder of the Remote Leadership Institute and co-author of The Long-Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere. He has spent the last two decades obsessed with how people communicate at work, and his work has helped organizations on four continents develop the communication skills needed to lead people, projects, and teams—and to make the adjustment to remote working and virtual teams.
Listen in as Wayne shares his perspective on how the pandemic has shifted the conversation around webcams and virtual meetings, and has even caused the creation of a new verb – “Zoom” – in only a few short months. You’ll learn the key ingredients needed to cultivate engagement in remote teams and how we can all be more visible in our organizations without being self-serving or unlikeable in the process.
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Thu, 18 February 2021
Annie Duke is an author, speaker, and consultant in the decision-making space. She was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship to study Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and—when she was close to completing her Ph.D.—put that on hold to become a poker professional. Annie won more than $4 million dollars in tournaments before retiring from poker almost ten years ago. Now the co-founder of The Alliance for Decision Education, Annie joins the show for a second time to share insights from her new book, How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices.
Listen in as she explains why the decision-making process does not have to be fraught with anxiety and self-doubt, but rather that it’s a skill we can all learn. You'll discover why we often get stuck in decision-making, as well as how we can overcome the second-guessing and analysis paralysis that often plagues the process so we can make better choices with more ease and confidence.
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Thu, 11 February 2021
Raja Rajamannar is one of the world’s top marketers, and he’s in a better position to spot trends and anticipate change than just about anyone else. Chief Marketing & Communications Officer for Mastercard, as well as president of the company’s healthcare business, Raja is also president of the World Federation of Advertisers. He has been named one of the industry’s most tech-savvy CMOs by Adweek, one of the World’s Five Most Influential CMOs by Forbes, one of the World’s Ten Most Innovative CMOs by Business Insider, and Global Marketer of the Year by the World Federation of Advertisers.
In this episode, Raja shares why there is a crisis of confidence among organizations when it comes to their marketing departments, but also why the future of marketing is bright if new technologies and innovations can be adopted and implemented with the least amount of friction possible. Listen in to learn why the future of marketing is in all of the senses—including how sonic branding is becoming even more relevant with the mass adoption of smart speakers by consumers—and the key things to consider when branding for sound.
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Thu, 4 February 2021
Kevin Oakes is the is CEO and co-founder of i4cp, the Institute for Corporate Productivity, a top research firm that discovers the people practices of high-performance organizations. Previously, Kevin was CEO of the first company created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, as well as President of SumTotal Systems, one of the world’s largest providers of talent and learning solutions. He joins the show today to share insights from his new book, Culture Renovation: 18 Leadership Actions to Build an Unshakeable Company.
Listen in as Kevin discusses the relevant and meaningful differences between best practices and “next practices,” why structural changes in an organization are critical for creating a great culture, and the major shift that Microsoft undertook that was key to its growth. You'll hear seasoned advice for entrepreneurs who want to create a great organizational culture and the current trend that Kevin hopes will continue long after the pandemic ends.
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