Transparency and "open book management" are terms that try to describe a more open place of work. However, when it comes to voicing opinions and speaking up, many employees still may feel uneasy about expressing themselves to management - particularly if they have differing views. Crystal Spraggins joins us to discuss the facets of employees speaking up and the impact it may have - positively or negatively - on the whole or...
Skills and experience are vital components of a successful employee, but the role of emotional intelligence may be taking on greater value in the workplace. Dr. Travis Bradberry, the award-winning author of the number one best-selling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the co-founder of TalentSmart, joins Tim Muma to explain the significance and importance of emotional intelligence among individuals and businesses.
While productivity is expected from all employees, consistently successful organizations foster growth among their workers. Peter Economy is a best-selling author, having written numerous books on management, as well as working as the associate editor for Leader to Leader. He joins Tim Muma to provide insight into how managers can encourage employees to lead rather than simply exist, creating greater value and sustainability.
This episode takes a look at employment from a pop culture perspective by dissecting work-related films. Various work-related movies are discussed with actor and film critic Mark Metcalf. The conversation includes why employment is a popular subject in movies, what are some recommended movies, and more.
This episode explores the employee handbook and why it is an important means of communication between a company and its employees. A well-written handbook sets forth a company's expectations for its employees, and describes what employees can expect from the company. Learn the basics of what should be included in an employee handbook as well as how familiar an employee should be with the contents of the handbook.