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.
Developing Team Leads at Automattic: An HR conversation with Lori McLeese
Lori McLeese shares how her company has specifically designed a culture for a distributed workforce. She describes how they foster collaboration, personal and shared responsibilities, and the benefits and challenges that come with it.
A More Conscious Leadership Path w/ Rippling COO, Matt MacInnis
Matt MacInnis shares what it means to build a conscious company. He discusses how to focus on existing strengths, build company rituals to support them, and help all your people develop their core competencies.
Creating Cultures Where People Feel Safe To Remove Their Masks w/ Ashanti Branch
Ashanti Branch discusses how we all hide behind psychological masks, but when organizations foster a culture of openness, honesty, and vulnerability, we can remove these masks so that both ourselves and the organization will flourish.
A Proven Process For Overcoming Your Limitations w/ Joseph McClendon III
Joseph McClendon III shares the message of personal empowerment and an employer’s role in supporting it. It takes recognizing the history of marginalization that many people experience. It also means helping your people by supporting their goals and building trust.
Okta's Kristina Johnson On Dynamic Work & Moving Beyond Remote
Kristina Johnson shares her experience as a Chief People Officer at a time when the workplace landscape is drastically changing. By looking for positive lessons within crises and promoting dynamism at work, she is helping her organization come out stronger than it was before.
Responding To Burnout At Work With A Science-Backed Resilience Toolkit w/ Dr. Jacinta Jiménez
Dr. Jacinta Jiménez walks us through how organizations can foster a sense of resiliency during volatile times. When resiliency is set aside, burnout becomes a major threat. As leaders, we can support our people to become more resilient by allowing them to take the rest they need.
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Great podcast, amazing hosts
I’ve just recently discovered this podcast and I’m loving it so far! :) David and Shane are outstanding interviewers. Highly recommended to anyone interested in growing their business.