Compass is on a mission to strengthen leaders and to improve culture and ultimately…we want to make people’s lives better at work. Hosted by Culture Strategist, Steve Wasik, Leading Change is a podcast aimed at solving the all-important question facing business leaders today: How do I improve the culture of my team? To solve this puzzle, we will be hearing from real leaders who have lead real change. Tune in to hear stories, draw inspiration, and gather takeaways to grow and improve the culture of your team.
John Beilein - How Our Losses Create Our Wins
Join us for a discussion with the former University of Michigan and Cleveland Cavaliers basketball head coach, John Beilein. John has been a head basketball coach for 45 years and has amassed over 800 wins. In our conversation, John tells how the Michigan Basketball team created a culture change that has propelled them into national prominence. Since enacting their change, no team has won more NCAA tournament games. In this episode, John gives you the playbook to create your turnaround and speaks to how to build culture, how to engrain in your day-to-day, and why it's the most important thing for you to prioritize.
Gerald Lee - How to Build a Culture of Inclusion
This week Leading Change returns to speak with Gerald Lee, Systems Consulting Director and Delivery Lead, with Mass Mutual, to tackle the challenging question of how we build a culture of inclusion? Gerald is a founding member of Passages Business Resource Group, is a Lead for Black Men in Action, and is a part of the Mass Mutal ETX for Equity group. Gerald is driven to create more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces, and our conversation with him is packed with insight into how you can get started building a more diverse and inclusive culture right now.
Kirk Lacob - How to Sustain a Culture of Excellence
Kirk is the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Golden State Warriors. In the past 11 years, he has played a role in the organization winning three championships and setting the NBA single-season wins record going 73-9 in the 2015-16 season. In this episode of Leading Change, Kirk talks about the dynamics of the Warriors culture that has enabled their success, gives us insights into their leadership philosophy, and helps us answer the question: how do we build and sustain a culture of success? Oh, and
Rick Rioboli - How to Light the Sparks of Creativity & Innovation
Rick Rioboli is the current CIO of Comcast Cable. Before becoming CIO, Rick formed the CoMPASS group within Comcast, responsible for designing and developing cloud-based software, including the X1 platform and X1 voice remote. The CoMPASS group was awarded a Technical Emmy in 2015 for its work innovating the in-home television experience.
In this episode, Rick tells the story of bringing 5 completely separate teams together to form CoMPASS and gives us a roadmap to build more innovative organizations. In talking with Rick, we learn why transparency, vulnerability, and communication matter far beyond individual genius. He walks us through a step-by-step process to build a culture that supports our people and gets amazing results.
Rob Holder - The Secret Sauce to Building Great Culture
On this episode of Leading Change we speak with Rob Holder, Senior Vice President with Emagine IT. Rob is a former Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force, was a longtime executive at HP and EDS and taught Leadership at George Mason University. In our conversation Rob walks us through a step by step process to build a great team and gives you his recipe for making the secret sauce necessary for building a great team culture.
Juan Flores - What Does Goodness Look Like?
On the first episode of the Leading Change Podcast longtime AT&T Executive and current SVP Juan Flores joins us to tell the story of creating a culture change across a group of 25,000 people. Juan explains the importance of fostering a positive culture, describes a step by step approach to create change and tells us the secret to creating an amazing culture with any team.