48 episodes

The Building Culture Podcast discusses all things HR/people and culture in its simplest form. Join host and PERKS Content Manager, Evelyn Kwong, for conversations with special guests across the industry.

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The Building Culture Podcast discusses all things HR/people and culture in its simplest form. Join host and PERKS Content Manager, Evelyn Kwong, for conversations with special guests across the industry.

    Episode 6.1 - The Art of Workplace Communication

    Episode 6.1 - The Art of Workplace Communication

    Much like culture, healthy communication involves input from every team member - not only leaders and administrators. In season 6, Building Culture will address how to communicate effectively based on PERKS’ whitepaper, The 5 Measures of Company Culture. Listen in as we introduce the Communication measure with Eileen Lee.
    Resources:
    PERKS Editorial Team, “The 5 Measures of Company Culture” PERKS Editorial Team, “The Art of Workplace Communication” PERKS Editorial Team, “Active Listening” SHRM, “Managing Organizational Communication”  Remarkable People with Guy Kawasaki, “Erica Dhawan: Communication and Innovation Expert and Author” Business.com, “Put a Smiley on It: Should You Use Emojis in Business Communication?”

    • 29 min
    Episode 5.1 Eileen Lee - Leading People with People in Mind

    Episode 5.1 Eileen Lee - Leading People with People in Mind

    How can managers best support their people? What are some practical ways to lead with accountability? Eileen and Evelyn introduce this season’s theme on Leadership & Administration, one of the 5 measures of company culture.
    Resources:
    Center for Creative Leadership, “Yes, You Can Increase Accountable Leadership” Achievers, “Ultimate Guide to Effective Employee Recognition” SHRM, “What is the difference between mission, vision and values statements?” Fast Company, “Real inclusion: Amplifying every employee’s voice” PERKS Editorial Team, “Stay Interviews > Exit Interviews”

    • 27 min
    Episode 5.2 Ally Fekaiki - Autonomy as the Future of Work

    Episode 5.2 Ally Fekaiki - Autonomy as the Future of Work

    If flexibility and autonomy are integral to the future of work, how can leaders and administrators create a more human workplace where these elements are built into the culture? We talk with Ally Fekaiki, CEO & Founder of Juno, on different leadership styles, adaptability, and advice. Resources:
    Ally Fekaiki, “Wrapping up the year: Founder’s letter” Kim Scott, Radical Candor BetterUp, “Autonomy in the Workplace” Dorian Liriano on Twitter, “One of my favorite depictions” Fast Company, “The case for autonomous leadership in the remote workplace”

    • 44 min
    Episode 5.3 Marc McCann - Leading Emotionally & Intelligently

    Episode 5.3 Marc McCann - Leading Emotionally & Intelligently

    We know what EQ is, but do we know how to lead with it? Marc McCann, Founder & CEO of Step Outside, talks to Building Culture about the differences between empathy and compassion and what that looks like in the workplace.
    Resources:
    James Clear, Atomic Habits PERKS Editorial Team, “What is the Human Component of Culture?” Harvard Business Review, “Connect with Empathy, But Lead with Compassion” McKinsey, “Socio-emotional ties a secret ingredient to success” Thrive Global, “Emotional Intelligence vs. IQ” Forbes, “Understanding empathy: how EQ can improve your career impact” For those who listened all the way to the end…

    • 52 min
    Episode 5.4 Andrew YJ Kim - Culture a la Leaders

    Episode 5.4 Andrew YJ Kim - Culture a la Leaders

    Why must leaders do both culture and strategy well? Andrew YJ Kim, CEO of Culture ‘n Strategy and author of Culture for the Left-brained Leader shares about the role leaders play in building a positive workplace and how to ingrain culture into the recruitment process.
    Resources:
    Andrew YJ Kim, Culture for the Left-brained Leader Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman, “The Elusive Formula for Great Hiring” OC Tanner, “How does leadership influence organizational culture?” Gallup, “Can Your Organization Sustain Your Culture as You Scale?”

    • 49 min
    Episode 5.5 Asia Bribiesca-Hedin - Building a Culture of Coaching

    Episode 5.5 Asia Bribiesca-Hedin - Building a Culture of Coaching

    Coaching is a hot topic in HR circles, but is it right for your organization? Join Asia Bribiesca-Hedin, Leadership Coach & CEO of Bridgewell Professional Services, as she shares about different coaching styles, when it is appropriate to find executive coaching, and whether coaching looks different in a remote/hybrid workplace.
    Resources:
    Positive Psychology, Workplace Coaching Unboxed Training & Technology, The Importance of Coaching at the Workplace SHRM, Coaching in a Business Environment Torch.io, “10 reasons leaders should mentor others”

    • 45 min

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Super informative!

Short and sweet for those that are not HR professionals.

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