Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist and author of the book, The Character Triangle, is a master of organizational culture. He and Lynette Turner, a leadership coach and consultant based in Toronto, tackle topics and issues relevant to today’s organizations. They take off from Lorne’s blog posts about emerging trends in leadership and organizational culture, which can be found at lornerubis.com. Topics range from how we work to how we relate to our colleagues, from organizational structure and change management to how technology is changing the face of what we consider a job. Join Lorne and Lynette as they push boundaries and make discoveries.
How We Can All Win in a Gig Economy
In Season 3, Episode 5, Lorne and Lynette discuss how to make the most valuable contribution in the gig economy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnGV995idgI). With an increasing amount of consultants taking on specific assignments, they talk about a variety of ways organizations can make their gig workers feel like they’re fully appreciated, while gig workers can simultaneously feel like they’re bringing their passion and expertise to make a real contribution.
In a way, we’re all gig workers on a limited tour of duty at our organizations. Listen to learn more.
The Best Leaders Empower Teams with Autonomy
In Season 3, Episode 4, Lorne and Lynette discuss how the best leaders encourage autonomy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMZt31Cj-60), and know when to “stay out of the weeds.” By painting a very clear picture of their expectations, and offering “pop up” coaching along the way, leaders can play a vital role in building confidence and a sense of accomplishment in their employees.
When Company Values Go Off Course
In Season 3, Episode 3, Lorne and Lynette discuss what you can do when the values in your company aren’t being practiced (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxA5hNnBZxU). We encourage you to have the courage to care enough about those you work with to address a lack of company values with timeliness. Avoiding the subject, or gossiping about it at a water cooler is cruel, not productive.
Interpreting the Meaning of Play at Work.
In this episode, Lorne and Lynette discuss how play at work is really when you are motivated by the work itself. For example, a teacher at play enjoys the core activities of teaching — creating lesson plans, grading tests,
What's Wrong With Today's Leadership Systems?
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Discussing 'The Learning System' in Organizations
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