43 episodes

Company strategy, employee engagement and customer experience are often spoken about as competing priorities or distinct drivers of organizational growth. At TEAMES & CO, we believe that growth is accelerated, when empowered teams deliver on an aligned strategy to create memorable customer experiences.

Building Teams with TEAMES & CO is a podcast that brings it all together to help leaders implement ways to build team alignment, break down silos, optimize their customer experience, and accelerate business growth.

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Company strategy, employee engagement and customer experience are often spoken about as competing priorities or distinct drivers of organizational growth. At TEAMES & CO, we believe that growth is accelerated, when empowered teams deliver on an aligned strategy to create memorable customer experiences.

Building Teams with TEAMES & CO is a podcast that brings it all together to help leaders implement ways to build team alignment, break down silos, optimize their customer experience, and accelerate business growth.

    A Conversation with Brett Hampson - REBOOT

    A Conversation with Brett Hampson - REBOOT

    In this week’s episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with Brett Hampson, a Finance leader at a Fortune 100 company. Brett is an experienced Finance leader, with extensive knowledge about leading teams and executing on results. Brett and Tracy speak about how to set expectations with your team, support them through change like working from home, and how he is changing the way he plans with his team to be more agile to future change.
    Show Highlights
    What are the attributes that successful and empowered teams share? (4:15)
    Managing Expectations in the Real World (10:38)
    How to internal-facing teams connect with their internal customers as well as the external customer (17:40)
    Virtual Team Tip: How do you manage adding a team member, on-boarding, goal setting with Virtual Team members (27:19)
    Related Links
    Do you want to learn more about building team agility? Check out our workshop offerings at https://teamesandco.com/speaking-workshops#organizational-team-agility
    Related Episode: Leadership tip: How to avoid oversimplifying and deliver authentic engagement and team success. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/building-teams-with-teames-co/id1530838871?i=1000492340584


    Views expressed by guests are their own and may not reflect the views of Teames and Co.
    Mention of particular products or services and participation of a guest does not imply an endorsement by Teames and Co. The information provided is for educational and entertainment purposes and should not be taken as professional advice.

    • 42 min
    An interview with Krista Covey, FFVC

    An interview with Krista Covey, FFVC

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    • 46 min
    An Interview with Dino Skerlos, Sustainable Sales Solutions

    An Interview with Dino Skerlos, Sustainable Sales Solutions

    In this week’s episode, Tracy and Mike interview https://www.linkedin.com/in/dinoskerlos/ (Dino Skerlos), the Outsourced Vice President of Sales at https://salesxceleration.com/ (Sales Xceleration). We dive into many important topics from setting sales goals, how sales and marketing can work better together, and how you can foster friendly competition and most importantly collaboration within your teams.
    Show Highlights:
    Dino introduces himself and shares about his background as a fractional sales leader with client organizations, including the success of his his previous ventures resulting in 4 company exits due to growth that Dino and his teams have driven: (0:58)
    The group discusses the team dynamics involved with leading a sales team - including Dino’s role as a fractional leader, the adjustment to more virtual work settings, and the timeless roles of strong leadership: hiring, establishing processes, and setting the right goals. (3:18)
    Dino responds to a question about how he gives feedback to individuals, and to the broader team. He also addresses how to create a healthy culture that is balances competition and empathy: (9:25)
    Setting compensation targets to align incentives for individuals and departments, and what cultures Dino looks for when he joins an organization: (19:30)
    Being an advocate for team members, and creating opportunities for their development: (30:25)
    Dino shares what’s next on his horizon to close out 2021, and shares his satisfaction of being a great “Sales Dad”, being able to help individuals in their own journey: (36:15)
    Related Links:
    Do you want to learn more about Sales Xceleration? Visit their site https://salesxceleration.com/ (here)!
    TEAMES Global is live!!! We will be launching new courses throughout the summer to support leaders and organizations as they empower their teams, connect with customers and reach their goals!!! Follow TEAMES Global on https://www.facebook.com/teamesglobal (Facebook) and https://www.linkedin.com/company/teamesglobal (LinkedIn), and https://teamesglobal.teachable.com (sign up for a course today! )
    Learn more about how TEAMES and CO builds effective and empowered teams that deliver results athttps://teamesandco.com/teams/organizational-design ( https://teamesandco.com/teams/organizational-design)
    Follow TEAMES and CO onhttp://www.facebook.com/teamesandco ( Facebook) https://www.linkedin.com/company/teamesandco ( LinkedIn), Twitter (@teamesandco) and Instagram (https://instagram.com/teamesandco (@teamesandco))
    If you want to watch the podcasts on video visit TEAMES and CO onhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA2UUugYGYBvfCcEYOwjLwQ/videos ( YouTube).
    Related Podcasts: If you liked this podcast, check out our https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-conversaton-with-catherine-hayes/id1530838871?i=1000520570239 (conversation with Catherine Haynes), and author and enneagram expert. In this episode, the group discusses the differences of personality types and how teams can be effective by balancing the strengths that each individual brings to the table.
    Views expressed by guests are their own and may not reflect the views of TEAMES and CO. Mention of particular products or services and participation of a guest does not imply an endorsement by TEAMES and CO. The information provided is for educational and entertainment purposes and should not be taken as professional advice.
    Our podcast is edited by Nodderly (http://www.nodderly.com/ (www.nodderly.com)). A huge thank you to their team for the great video, audio and editing support!

    • 43 min
    An Interview with Anne Jones

    An Interview with Anne Jones

    In this week’s episode, Tracy and Mike interview https://www.linkedin.com/in/anne-jones-9a632038/ (Anne Jones), the CO-Founder of https://www.districtc.co/ (District C). We speak to the importance of building strong teams, and how those team skills can be developed over time.
    Show Highlights:
    Anne shares the inspiration behind District C, and what the organization does. The group discusses the value of group project work, and how District C has developed a framework that unlocks the strengths of a diverse team. (0:58)
    Anne explores the District C framework, and shares the real stories and reactions of students who have been through the program, and the business leaders that those students have helped solve real life problems in their businesses. (6:14)
    Anne shares the fundamentals that are taught at District C, and the group discusses the implications for those learning from their own careers. (12:51)
    Tracy and Anne talk about the differences between leadership and teamship. (20:00)
    The group continues the conversation on leadership, and both the challenge and importance of developing true thought diversity within a group setting. (25:06)
    Anne shares how companies can engage District C, and the mindset that’s required for companies who would like to get involved. The group transitions into how businesses, coaches and students can get involved (31:00)
    Related Links:
    Do you want to learn more about District C? Visit their website https://www.districtc.co/ (here)!
    Learn more about how TEAMES and CO builds effective and empowered teams that deliver results athttps://teamesandco.com/teams/organizational-design ( https://teamesandco.com/teams/organizational-design)
    Follow TEAMES and CO onhttp://www.facebook.com/teamesandco ( Facebook) https://www.linkedin.com/company/teamesandco ( LinkedIn), Twitter (@teamesandco) and Instagram (https://instagram.com/teamesandco (@teamesandco))
    Want to watch the podcasts on video visit TEAMES and CO onhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA2UUugYGYBvfCcEYOwjLwQ/videos ( YouTube).
    TEAMES Global is live!!! We will be launching new courses throughout the summer to support leaders and organizations as they empower their teams, connect with customers and reach their goals!!! Follow TEAMES Global on https://www.facebook.com/teamesglobal (Facebook) and https://www.linkedin.com/company/teamesglobal (LinkedIn), and https://teamesglobal.teachable.com (sign up for a course today! )
    Related Podcasts: If you liked this podcast, be sure to check out our https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-conversation-with-kaleb-hupp/id1530838871?i=1000525818411 (podcast with Kaleb Hupp), who shares his experiences in both Teamship and in Leadership as an army officer, as a consultant, and now as an entrepreneur.
    Views expressed by guests are their own and may not reflect the views of TEAMES and CO. Mention of particular products or services and participation of a guest does not imply an endorsement by TEAMES and CO. The information provided is for educational and entertainment purposes and should not be taken as professional advice.
    Our podcast is edited by Nodderly (http://www.nodderly.com/ (www.nodderly.com)). A huge thank you to their team for the great video, audio and editing support!

    • 42 min
    An Interview with Mary Beth and Megan - Humane Society of York County

    An Interview with Mary Beth and Megan - Humane Society of York County

    In this week’s episode, Tracy and Mike interview Mary Beth Knapp, Board of Directors President, and Megan Price, Rescue Manager at the Humane Society of York County located in Fort Mill, South Carolina. This episode is part of our non-profit spotlight, where we explore how leaders suppor their teams, and allow our audience to share their ideas and insights via our social media at #askteames.
    Show Highlights:
    Introduction to Mary Beth, Meghan and “Avril Lavigne” with the Humane Society of York County. The group shares the mission and an overview of the team operations (1:03)
    Mary Beth and Meghan share how they support their teams and support both staff and volunteers in the pursuit of a common mission (3:49)
    The group discusses an innovative idea that they have to level up their brand with something as fun as cat yoga! (11:00)
    Tracy poses a good question about the extended team, and broader partner community for the Humane Society of York County (11:16)
    The group shares advice for business leaders who struggle to juggle many priorities (15:25)
    The group shares their thoughts on the process of delegation (21:15)
    Mary Beth and Megan share the awesome things coming up for their organization in the coming weeks and months: (24:21)
    Related Links:
    Do you want to learn more about the Humane Society of York County? Check them out here! https://humanesocietyofyorkcounty.org/ (https://humanesocietyofyorkcounty.org/) or on their https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=york%20county%20humane%20society (Facebook).
    Learn more about how TEAMES and CO builds effective and empowered teams that deliver results athttps://teamesandco.com/teams/organizational-design ( https://teamesandco.com/teams/organizational-design)
    Follow TEAMES and CO onhttp://www.facebook.com/teamesandco ( Facebook) https://www.linkedin.com/company/teamesandco ( LinkedIn), Twitter (@teamesandco) and Instagram (https://instagram.com/teamesandco (@teamesandco))
    Want to watch the podcasts on video visit TEAMES and CO onhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA2UUugYGYBvfCcEYOwjLwQ/videos ( YouTube).
    TEAMES Global is live!!! We will be launching new courses throughout the summer to support leaders and organizations as they empower their teams, connect with customers and reach their goals!!! Follow TEAMES Global on https://www.facebook.com/teamesglobal (Facebook) and https://www.linkedin.com/company/teamesglobal (LinkedIn), and https://teamesglobal.teachable.com (sign up for a course today! )
    Related Podcasts: To check out another great episode listed to our https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/leah-craig-fieser/id1530838871?i=1000519181472 (interview with Leah Craig Fieser,) the Executive Director of Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, non-profit that also has a heart for serving animals,.
    Views expressed by guests are their own and may not reflect the views of TEAMES and CO. Mention of particular products or services and participation of a guest does not imply an endorsement by TEAMES and CO. The information provided is for educational and entertainment purposes and should not be taken as professional advice.
    Our podcast is edited by Nodderly (http://www.nodderly.com/ (www.nodderly.com)). A huge thank you to their team for the great video, audio and editing support!

    • 30 min
    A Conversation with David Harkins

    A Conversation with David Harkins

    In this week’s episode, Tracy and Mike interview David Harkins who is a strategic change consultant and a professor of entrepreneurship.
    Show Highlights:
    David shares the process that he follows as a coach for entrepreneurs and businesses from current state assessments to implementing a culture change process: 1:58
    Tracy and David discuss making decisions without all the information that they would like to have, and in a changing environment: 11:15
    Mike and David talk about customer discovery and the similarities and differences between customer research in large vs. small organizations: 14:10
    David addresses a question on how he coaches leaders to foster cultures of “systemic leadership”, while addressing that we don’t need to quantify everything: 17:30
    David shares his perspective on complexity,the inability for organizations to create comprehensive policies that cover the entirety of complicated situations that exist in organizations, and the wisdom of investing in listening to customers: 22:10
    The group discusses the need to create the ability for teams to serve their customers effectively, while maintaining business outputs using the airline industry as an example: 31:46
    David shares more about where listeners can find his work, especially highlighting his focus on the concept of change: 37:50
    Related Links:
    Do you want to learn more about David and his work? Do so at: https://www.davidharkins.com/ (https://www.davidharkins.com/) or at: https://www.davidharkinscompany.com/ (https://www.davidharkinscompany.com/)
    Check out Evolve 2021 https://evolvetechconference.com/ (here)!
    Learn more about how TEAMES and CO builds effective and empowered teams that deliver results athttps://teamesandco.com/teams/organizational-design ( https://teamesandco.com/teams/organizational-design)
    Follow TEAMES and CO onhttp://www.facebook.com/teamesandco ( Facebook) https://www.linkedin.com/company/teamesandco ( LinkedIn), Twitter (@teamesandco) and Instagram (https://instagram.com/teamesandco (@teamesandco))
    Want to watch the podcasts on video visit TEAMES and CO onhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA2UUugYGYBvfCcEYOwjLwQ/videos ( YouTube).
    TEAMES Global is live!!! We will be launching new courses throughout the summer to support leaders and organizations as they empower their teams, connect with customers and reach their goals!!! Follow TEAMES Global on https://www.facebook.com/teamesglobal (Facebook) and https://www.linkedin.com/company/teamesglobal (LinkedIn), and https://teamesglobal.teachable.com (sign up for a course today! )
    Related Podcasts: If you’re looking for a related podcast, check out our conversation with another socially conscious entrepreneur Geraud Staton, the Director of Helius Foundation https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-conversation-with-geraud-staton/id1530838871?i=1000520388367 (here).
    Views expressed by guests are their own and may not reflect the views of TEAMES and CO. Mention of particular products or services and participation of a guest does not imply an endorsement by TEAMES and CO. The information provided is for educational and entertainment purposes and should not be taken as professional advice.
    Our podcast is edited by Nodderly (http://www.nodderly.com/ (www.nodderly.com)). A huge thank you to their team for the great video, audio and editing support!

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Jumpin Nades ,

Great resource for leaders

T&C does a great job gathering opinions and experiences from those who have something to offer other leaders. This is a great resource for those who want to continue learning and growing on their personal journey.

kapadge ,

Be prepared to take notes.

Be prepared to take notes from the moment you hit play. You will immediately leave any Teames & CO recording with practical take-aways that will change how your operate with your teams.

amcgovern55 ,

Beyond helpful!

Absolutely love this podcast! Tracy has a tremendous knowledge base and a breadth of experience that she shares with her listeners. As a first time business owner, I found many of the episodes very applicable and full of practical informaiton that I can implement immediately.

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