15 episodes

Welcome to the Best-Self Management podcast where we explore the brave new world of bringing your whole self to work. Best-Self Management proposes that if leaders build cultures and institute practices that support people in being and becoming their Best Selves, then high performance and uncommon loyalty is the result.

Co-hosts, David Hassell and Shane Metcalf, regularly discuss the uniquely healthy and productive cofounder relationship they’ve built at 15Five over the last 7 years. They also interview academics, business leaders, and coaches, who are revolutionizing our understanding of human performance and what it takes to build a thriving culture that celebrates every employee and guides them towards greatness.

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Welcome to the Best-Self Management podcast where we explore the brave new world of bringing your whole self to work. Best-Self Management proposes that if leaders build cultures and institute practices that support people in being and becoming their Best Selves, then high performance and uncommon loyalty is the result.

Co-hosts, David Hassell and Shane Metcalf, regularly discuss the uniquely healthy and productive cofounder relationship they’ve built at 15Five over the last 7 years. They also interview academics, business leaders, and coaches, who are revolutionizing our understanding of human performance and what it takes to build a thriving culture that celebrates every employee and guides them towards greatness.

    The Formula for Scaling an Award-Winning Culture

    The Formula for Scaling an Award-Winning Culture

    In less than a year, 15Five has rapidly scaled up from about 70 employees to over 200. Now many people might assume that the company culture that we strive to nurture has suffered as a result. However, we’re happy to say that our culture is now stronger than it has ever been (and we know this because 15Five is ranked as the #3 best place to work in the country on Glassdoor.)  So today we’re talking about how to scale culture while simultaneously undergoing hyper-growth.

    • 44 min
    Best-Self Management Returns January 14th

    Best-Self Management Returns January 14th

    David and Shane tease a little bit of what's to come when Season 3 of Best-Self Management returns on January 14th.

    This upcoming season will feature David and Shane going deeper on the pillars of building an incredible culture, plus more incredible expert interviews, techniques, and mindset shifts to help transform your company's culture and drive incredible results. 

    • 1 min
    Courageously Embracing Your Genius w/ Laura Garnett

    Courageously Embracing Your Genius w/ Laura Garnett

    Everyone has unique abilities and skills, and we are all “geniuses” in our own ways. Genius is not an exclusive trait nor linked to intellect, but something that resides in everyone. When our Zone of Genius is realized, that’s when we can find and do work that truly brings us joy. Today’s guest has extensively studied this concept and is here to tell you how to apply it in your workplace.

    • 48 min
    Leadership Practices For A More Positive Workplace

    Leadership Practices For A More Positive Workplace

    With positivity being one of the most important aspects of Best-Self Management, we’re devoting this entire episode to this principle. A lot is wrapped up in this single word - be it gratitude, appreciation, and just having more positive interactions than negative ones. 

    • 37 min
    Intrinsic Motivation Part 2: Operating From Your Deeper Why

    Intrinsic Motivation Part 2: Operating From Your Deeper Why

    This is part two of our discussion on how to help inspire your people by connecting them to their internal and intrinsic motivators. In this episode, we’re going deeper into self-actualization and mastery. By helping the people around you develop and nourish a growth-mindset, meaningful and effective progress is inevitable.

    • 34 min
    Connecting People To Deeper Intrinsic Motivation Pt. 1

    Connecting People To Deeper Intrinsic Motivation Pt. 1

    Motivation bleeds into everything we do, and it helps us choose where to focus in our busy lives. We have motivations for why we’re in relationships, listen to certain podcasts, and even how we work. Where we derive our motivation is connected to how we expend our energy long-term.

    • 31 min

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