The Workplace podcast covering all aspects of work life. Listen to experts who are subject matter experts, who are extremely talented at what they do. A thought provoking conversation where we will give a different perspective and insight into the workplace.The aim is to empower you to create a different path to success for yourself, your team and your organisation. A diverse range of topics will include: Personal Development, Leadership Insights, Organisational Behaviour and Design, Culture, Conflict, High Performance Teams, Negotiation, Executive Presence, Innovation, Communication and Body Language and much more more…
Episode 26: Workplace Mediation Insights - Taking the fear out of workplace conflict with Luke Monahan
Founding partner of The Mediation Foundation of Ireland, Luke Monahan joins our host William Corless on the workplace podcast to provide insights into workplace mediation. Many senior managers and people in HR have a fear of conflict and fear the mediation process escalates conflict. In this episode, we dispel certain myths about mediation and give people a great understanding of mediation to overcome their reluctance.We cover key principles of mediation such autonomy, confidentiality, impartiality and a voluntary process. We share the keys stages of mediation and the concept of reframing to make mediation more accessible to people in the workplace.This episode promises to provide a different perspective on conflict through a reframe of resolution and away from grievance procedures that many managers are hesitant to address. For more information click on www.mfi.ie
Episode 25: Ubuntu Intelligence: Enabling the full potential of others with Dr. Dumi Magadlela
Executive, team coach and leadership facilitator Dr. Dumi Magadlela joins our host William Corless from Johannesburg. Dumi and William discuss the Zulu philosophy of Ubuntu. We gain an insight into another aspect of leadership with Ubuntu intelligence, that was made prominent by Nelson Mandela. Creating ways of connecting and realising the full potential in your self and others through common humanity. We also discuss how accountability can be addressed within the team context, while enabling people to fulfil their potential through empowerment. Different insights are attained through a cultural lens which promises to leave our listeners with a new perspective on leadership.
Episode 24: Organisational Design: Designing with agility with Andrew Campbell
World authority on corporate strategy, Andrew Campbell is Director of Ashridge Strategic Management Centre at Ashridge Business School. Andrew discusses with our host William Corless the key elements and consideration of organisational design especially with agility.
Andrew is also an authority on organisation design being the person who developed “the nine tests of good organisation design” and with Michael Goold the book “Designing Effective Organisations”. In this episode, he shares many insights to help organisations navigate the current challenges that they face in an agile manner.
Episode 23: The importance of teaming in organisations with Colm Murphy
Colm Murphy (Executive Coach) joins our host William Corless to discuss teams in organisations. The discussion highlights: The challenges teams face what is a team versus a group? Are decisions made outside of team meetings? What dynamics are at play and the importance of trust. There are many takeaways from this episode as both Colm and William share their experiences of what makes a great team and the importance of how teaming impacts the organisation.
Episode 22: Organisational Leadership in uncertain times with Marty Linsky
Marty Linsky co-author of "Leading the Line" and former adjunct lecturer in Harvard University joins his former student William Corless (Adaptive Leadership) on the workplace podcast. This episode promises to deliver for struggling leaders as Marty talks about radical uncertainty. The challenge leaders face around the expectations of having to know the answer. Many leanings are shared on how to communicate in chaos uncertainty, deep empathy, presence and vulnerability, relentless optimism coupled with brutal realism, generosity and forgiveness and how to bring your A game through an experimental approach.
Episode 21: Work evolution -Flexing to meet the demands of the new workplace with Cali Williams Yost
Cali Williams Yost is the leading authority on high performance work flexibility. Cali, a visionary workplace futurist joins William to discuss how people can flex to meet the needs of the new workplace. An authority on flexible working since 2004, this insightful episode provides key elements of what people need to consider when talking about flexible working.
Called “one of the most sophisticated thinkers” on the transformation of work by The New York Times, her commentary frequently appears in the media including in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USA TODAY, NPR, and the TODAY Show.
These bitesize insights are a breath of fresh air. Well done to all involved 👍
So much covered in these podcasts - lots of info, knowledge abc real experience shared. Mind-opening stuff. Well done William Corless.