13 episodes

The effects of poor supervision in the workplace have never been more impactful or costly to the bottom line. Join Joe White of AEU LEAD as he explores the soft skills that matter most for front-line managers. Regardless of the industry, if your job performance is dependent upon the results of direct reports, this show is for you!

Supervisor Skills: Secrets of Success AEU LEAD

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    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

The effects of poor supervision in the workplace have never been more impactful or costly to the bottom line. Join Joe White of AEU LEAD as he explores the soft skills that matter most for front-line managers. Regardless of the industry, if your job performance is dependent upon the results of direct reports, this show is for you!

    Five Things Managers of Generation Z Employees Should Be Doing

    Five Things Managers of Generation Z Employees Should Be Doing

    By 2025, one-quarter of all employees will be from Gen Z. Throughout the remainder of this decade, their numbers will steadily increase as a growing percentage of the workforce. With this transition, companies must reexamine communication practices and cultural attributes to better align with the values and preferences of this emerging generation. Among the list of priorities, supervisors and managers must develop the skills needed to effectively engage and work with Gen Z direct reports. In this SoS short episode, AEU LEAD's Joe White offers five suggestions for things frontline managers should be doing daily to improve working relations with your junior-most employees.   

    View this episode on the AEU LEAD website.

    About Joe
    As Director of AEU LEAD, Joe White focuses on helping members transform operational goals into actionable plans through a structured change management process. Prior to joining AEU, Joe was a senior consultant for E.I. DuPont’s consulting division, DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS). He joined DSS in 2011 to develop the next generation of safety practices using extensive research in behavioral sciences he’s compiled over a period of nearly two decades. His efforts resulted in the development of The Risk Factor, which is now the flagship instructor-led offering for the consulting division. Combined, Joe has 26 years of operational safety experience, the majority of which was with DuPont. Joe has been published in Occupational Health & Safety Magazine for his prominent work in safety relative to behavioral and neurosciences and is an event speaker at many leading industry conferences including National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expos, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), and National Maritime Safety Association (NMSA). Joe is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and has a B.S., in Safety and Risk Administration.

    Where you can find Joe
    Connect with Joe on LinkedInaeulead.com/contact======================

    Supervisor Skills: Secrets of Success is a production of AEU LEAD. With 60 years of combined industry experience, our supervisor training program gives mid-level managers the skills needed to influence employees, customers, and peers. This increases employee engagement, reduces turnover and rework, and ultimately results in higher profits for their company. 
    Find AEU LEAD: aeulead.com | Linkedin | Facebook

    • 8 min
    Employee Feedback: A Tool for Growth & Development

    Employee Feedback: A Tool for Growth & Development

    Providing employees feedback is important to their ongoing growth and development. Unfortunately, only 30% routinely receive it and among those – most feel the information provided by their manager is either negative or too vague to be valuable. The process of engaging with employees for targeted development is neither complex nor difficult. In this episode, our host Joe White discusses what matters most and highlights the means by which follow-up and support can most effectively be provided.

    View this episode on the AEU LEAD website.

    About Joe
    As Director of AEU LEAD, Joe White focuses on helping members transform operational goals into actionable plans through a structured change management process. Prior to joining AEU, Joe was a senior consultant for E.I. DuPont’s consulting division, DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS). He joined DSS in 2011 to develop the next generation of safety practices using extensive research in behavioral sciences he’s compiled over a period of nearly two decades. His efforts resulted in the development of The Risk Factor, which is now the flagship instructor-led offering for the consulting division. Combined, Joe has 26 years of operational safety experience, the majority of which was with DuPont. Joe has been published in Occupational Health & Safety Magazine for his prominent work in safety relative to behavioral and neurosciences and is an event speaker at many leading industry conferences including National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expos, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), and National Maritime Safety Association (NMSA). Joe is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and has a B.S., in Safety and Risk Administration.

    Where you can find Joe
    Connect with Joe on LinkedInaeulead.com/contact======================

    Supervisor Skills: Secrets of Success is a production of AEU LEAD. With 60 years of combined industry experience, our supervisor training program gives mid-level managers the skills needed to influence employees, customers, and peers. This increases employee engagement, reduces turnover and rework, and ultimately results in higher profits for their company. 
    Find AEU LEAD: aeulead.com | Linkedin | Facebook

    • 5 min
    Mental Health: Guidance for Helping Employees in Need

    Mental Health: Guidance for Helping Employees in Need

    According to a National Safety Council report, only one out of every of two employers prepare their managers to recognize and appropriately respond to mental health needs. At a time when stress, anxiety, and workplace burnout are at an all-time high, the need for resources has never been greater. In this episode, Dr. Dustin Keller, CEO of Camelot Care Centers and Vice President of products for Pathways at Work, provides basic guidance for helping employees in need with practical strategies anyone can use.
    View this episode on the AEU LEAD website.

    About Dustin Keller, Ph.D., LPC-MHSP
    Dustin received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Northcentral University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health Service Provider and a National Certified Counselor.  He received his undergraduate degree from Austin Peay State University and his Masters in Educational Psychology and Counselor Education from Tennessee Technological University.  He is certified as an expert from the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

    Dustin is now serving as the Chief Executive Officer for Camelot in Tennessee providing leadership and strategic development. He is also an adjunct professor in psychology at Belmont University having previously instructed at Tennessee Technological University, Lambuth University and University of Phoenix. He has served as the Council on Children’s Mental Health Director with the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, the Project Director for the Tennessee Lives Count Project and has been a Lead Specialized Crisis Counselor with Youth Villages. Working in a part-time private practice, he has worked with a variety of clients from children and families, couples, and older adults.

    Dustin has served on various non-profit boards including Tennessee Alliance for Children and Families, Nashville Public Radio, March of Dimes and Mediation Services.  He currently serves as the Past President for the Tennessee Conference on Social Welfare. Dustin regularly conducts trainings and workshops on a variety of issues including, leadership development, employee and personal motivation, mental health, children and youth, and suicide prevention. He currently lives with his wife and six-year-old son in Nashville, TN.

    Where you can find Dustin
    Dustin on LinkedInDustin's posts on Pathways' blog======================

    Supervisor Skills: Secrets of Success is a production of AEU LEAD. With 60 years of combined industry experience, our supervisor training program gives mid-level managers the skills needed to influence employees, customers, and peers. This increases employee engagement, reduces turnover and rework, and ultimately results in higher profits for their company. 
    Find AEU LEAD: aeulead.com | Linkedin | Facebook

    • 26 min
    Workers' Compensation: Cost or Competitive Advantage?

    Workers' Compensation: Cost or Competitive Advantage?

    Workers' compensation is widely regarded as a non-discretionary expense. For some, it’s an unfortunate cost of doing business that adversely impacts the bottom line. For others, however, it’s a means of differentiating yourself from industry peers. In this episode, we spoke with Crystal Jones, a senior underwriter with The American Equity Underwriters, to explore practical ways mid and front-line managers can help reduce workers' compensation costs as a means of gaining a competitive advantage where it historically may not have existed.

    View this episode on the AEU LEAD website. 

    About Crystal
    Crystal Jones joined The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. in January 2011 and serves as a Senior Underwriter. She works as both a USL&H and State Act underwriter as the State Act program works in conjunction with the USL&H coverage to offer companion coverage. Prior to joining AEU, Crystal worked for a local insurance agency. Crystal received her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Alabama in Communications with a minor in Sociology. She has earned both the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designations and was named a 40 Under 40 Award recipient at the 2020 Inland Marine Expo. 

    Where you can find Crystal
    Crystal on Linkedin======================

    Supervisor Skills: Secrets of Success is a production of AEU LEAD. With 60 years of combined industry experience, our supervisor training program gives mid-level managers the skills needed to influence employees, customers, and peers. This increases employee engagement, reduces turnover and rework, and ultimately results in higher profits for their company. 
    Find AEU LEAD: aeulead.com | Linkedin | Facebook

    • 23 min
    Want to Get Promoted? Here’s How

    Want to Get Promoted? Here’s How

    An unintentional byproduct of organizational “rightsizing” is fewer promotional opportunities for those within. Companies across a wide range of industries have removed layers of management limiting career progression and advancement paths that previously existed. The criteria used for selection when positions do become available has changed, as well. In this episode, Dave Clement, managing director of procurement for Cooper/T. Smith Corporation, shares insights and perspectives on what matters most. For those wanting to advance their careers, this is an interview you don’t want to miss.

    View this episode on the AEU LEAD website.

    About Dave Clement
    Dave Clement is the Managing Director of Procurement at Cooper/T. Smith. Dave began his career in 1975 as a Diesel Mechanic for Cooper Stevedores, receiving promotions and achieving many accreditations throughout his 46 years of service. Dave is currently managing procurement for 14 satellite companies consisting of 17 divisions with more than 90 buyers. 
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    Supervisor Skills: Secrets of Success is a production of AEU LEAD. With 60 years of combined industry experience, our supervisor training program gives mid-level managers the skills needed to influence employees, customers, and peers. This increases employee engagement, reduces turnover and rework, and ultimately results in higher profits for their company. 
    Find AEU LEAD: aeulead.com | Linkedin | Facebook

    • 18 min
    How to Make JSAs Part of Your Pre-shift Planning

    How to Make JSAs Part of Your Pre-shift Planning

    In a wide range of labor-dependent industries, frontline managers routinely meet with employees at the start of the day to discuss workflow priorities and to highlight matters of importance. Often, when activities involve unusual or non-routine tasks, safety planning is an essential part of these pre-shift meetings. In this episode, AEU LEAD director and SOS podcast host Joe White outlines steps used to conduct a job safety analysis (JSA) and highlights the importance of focusing on risks associated with identified hazards.

    View this episode on the AEU LEAD website.

    About Joe
    As Director of AEU LEAD, Joe White focuses on helping members transform operational goals into actionable plans through a structured change management process. Prior to joining AEU, Joe was a senior consultant for E.I. DuPont’s consulting division, DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS). He joined DSS in 2011 to develop the next generation of safety practices using extensive research in behavioral sciences he’s compiled over a period of nearly two decades. His efforts resulted in the development of The Risk Factor, which is now the flagship instructor-led offering for the consulting division. Combined, Joe has 26 years of operational safety experience, the majority of which was with DuPont. Joe has been published in Occupational Health & Safety Magazine for his prominent work in safety relative to behavioral and neurosciences and is an event speaker at many leading industry conferences including National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expos, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), and National Maritime Safety Association (NMSA). Joe is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and has a B.S., in Safety and Risk Administration.

    Where you can find Joe
    Connect with Joe on LinkedInaeulead.com/contact======================

    Supervisor Skills: Secrets of Success is a production of AEU LEAD. With 60 years of combined industry experience, our supervisor training program gives mid-level managers the skills needed to influence employees, customers, and peers. This increases employee engagement, reduces turnover and rework, and ultimately results in higher profits for their company. 
    Find AEU LEAD: aeulead.com | Linkedin | Facebook

    • 8 min

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