39 episodes

What happened to all the people? Business is changing, sending the "costs first, people last" mentality from past decades right into the deleted folder.

What if leaders supported the HUMAN in human resources, the VALUE in core values, and the SAFETY in psychological safety?

What if businesses were about more than slogans? What if they were fully live beings, with physical, emotional, social, and environmental needs? What if businesses realized that they are people...too?

Leaders looking to cultivate connection and kindness as they add HUMANITY into business wellbeing, this is for you!

Businesses are People Too! A Podcast Lindsay Harle

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What happened to all the people? Business is changing, sending the "costs first, people last" mentality from past decades right into the deleted folder.

What if leaders supported the HUMAN in human resources, the VALUE in core values, and the SAFETY in psychological safety?

What if businesses were about more than slogans? What if they were fully live beings, with physical, emotional, social, and environmental needs? What if businesses realized that they are people...too?

Leaders looking to cultivate connection and kindness as they add HUMANITY into business wellbeing, this is for you!

    Season 3, Episode 12: What if...businesses practiced being human?

    Season 3, Episode 12: What if...businesses practiced being human?

    What if...businesses practiced being human? with Me - Lindsay Harle, Businesses are People Too! A Podcast!

    On this episode, we dive on in and learn:


    Values definition: an underlying belief upon which we take aligned action.
    How knowing our values in action improves our business alignment
    What core values do fo us 
    What junk values are
    How to identify our values in action
    What to do if you're "should-ing" all over your values
    How to know if they align with our goals and boundaries
    Why we need to practice taking value-based action


    Connect with Lindsay online:


    Website: www.thewriteharle.com; www.quirkylindsayharle.com
    Instagram: @quirkylindsayharle
    Facebook: @quirkylindsayharle
    LinkedIn: Lindsay Harle-Kadatz
    Email: lindsay@thewriteharle.com
    Stay connected with Quirky Quills, a monthly resource for leaders, mental health, and brand alignment

    • 19 min
    Season 3, Episode 11: What if...businesses strategized around the human need for connection?

    Season 3, Episode 11: What if...businesses strategized around the human need for connection?

    What if...businesses strategized around the human need for connection? with Terra Argo, Argo Operations & Your Business Peeps

    On this episode, we dive on in and learn:


    You cannot fail when you have the right minds connected
    You must first identify the right WHO, then the right HOW will follow
    The power of a curated network
    Why we must connect online and offline the same way
    How to find your own "go-to" question for networking that's authentic to you
    The difference between connecting on business vs. connecting on passion
    Humans are wired for connection
    How to begin building relationships with a "people-first" mindset
    What a "Super Connector" is and how to engage one in your own network
    Connection IS communication
    Building rapport is merely building a relationship...not an elevator pitch
    Why it's important to understand what you're willing to share about yourself
    Terra's answer to "What if...businesses realized that they are people too?" (49:54)


    Links in this episode:


    Website: www.yourbusinesspeeps.com
    LinkedIn: Terra Argo
    Facebook: @terraargo
    YouTube: Be a Human in Business
    Other: Veracious Values: Using YOUR VOICE to take action that MATTERS


    Connect with Lindsay online:


    Website: www.thewriteharle.com; www.quirkylindsayharle.com
    Instagram: @quirkylindsayharle
    Facebook: @quirkylindsayharle
    LinkedIn: Lindsay Harle-Kadatz
    Email: lindsay@thewriteharle.com
    Stay connected with Quirky Quills, a monthly resource for leaders, mental health, and brand alignment

    • 55 min
    Season 3, Episode 9: What if....businesses turned off their notifications?

    Season 3, Episode 9: What if....businesses turned off their notifications?

    What if....businesses turned off their notifications? with Dawn O'Connor, Focus Bubbles

    On this episode, we dive on in and learn:


    The power of micro habits and how they support in very specific ways
    James Clear - Atomic Habits
    What happens when setting intentionality as a group
    The brain science behind working with others 
    The psychology of mimicry, the Mirror Presence Effect
    The power of declaration
    How to combat the different brains in our human heads
    The need to proactively defend time
    How to set a meeting for one
    The difference between work sprints and focused work sessions
    Dawn's answer to "What if...businesses realized that they are people too?" (31:03)


    Links in this episode:


    Website: www.focusbubbles.com
    LinkedIn: Dawn O'Connor
    Instagram: @focusbubbles
    Email: dawn@dawnoconnor.ca, email Dawn, tell her you heard about Focus Bubbles on Businesses are People Too! A Podcast for access to a free month of Focus Bubbles


    Connect with Lindsay online:


    Website: www.thewriteharle.com; www.quirkylindsayharle.com
    Instagram: @quirkylindsayharle
    Facebook: @quirkylindsayharle
    LinkedIn: Lindsay Harle-Kadatz
    Email: lindsay@thewriteharle.com
    Stay connected with Quirky Quills, a monthly resource for leaders, mental health, and brand alignment

    • 36 min
    Season 3, Episode 9: What if....businesses saw their dark side of leadership?

    Season 3, Episode 9: What if....businesses saw their dark side of leadership?

    What if....businesses saw their dark side of leadership? with Dr. Kevin Sansberry, KEVRA the Culture Company; The Toxic Leadership Podcast

    On this episode, we dive on in and learn:


    Abnormal psychology within the workplace 
    Impacts of toxic positivity and its harm on women and minorities
    Why it's about eradicating toxic behaviours and not people
    The contradiction to the good side of the dark side of leadership
    All companies have toxic behaviours
    Toxic behaviours are natural
    Why micromanaging happens...and trust is a big factor
    Why words matter: it's a toxic behaviour, not a toxic person
    The importance of evolutionary in business sustainability
    All behaviours make perfect sense in context
    How to recognize our own self-deception and its impact on the business personhood
    The need for values congruence between individual and business values
    For change, systems and mental models (mindsets) have to be addressed
    The need for belief challenging for long-term change, real diversity AND inclusion
    Dr. Kevin's answer to "What if...businesses realized that they are people too?" (37:04)


    Links in this episode:


    Website: www.kevraconsulting.com
    Podcast: www.thetoxicleadershippodcast.com
    LinkedIn: Dr. Kevin Sansberry II

    Connect with Lindsay online:


    Website: www.thewriteharle.com; www.quirkylindsayharle.com
    Instagram: @quirkylindsayharle
    Facebook: @quirkylindsayharle
    LinkedIn: Lindsay Harle-Kadatz
    Email: lindsay@thewriteharle.com
    Stay connected with Quirky Quills, a monthly resource for leaders, mental health, and brand alignment

    • 40 min
    Season 3, Episode 8: What if....businesses tapped into the power of an engaging experience?

    Season 3, Episode 8: What if....businesses tapped into the power of an engaging experience?

    What if....businesses tapped into the power of an engaging experience? with Mike Seidle, WorkHere/Pivot CX

    On this episode, we dive on in and learn:


    Why hiring is a C-Suite, not an HR issue
    How companies should interact with potential hires
    The reality and ramifications of the demographic shift 
    The importance of bringing along your younger employees up through the company
    How to give employees opportunities to grow without them having to leave
    Why businesses should be hiring for POTENTIAL rather than specifics of experience, skills, etc. 
    How to assess the potential of an individual
    The power of HUMAN intelligence in hiring
    What the most important thing a job seeker should be doing in an interview
    One small thing businesses can do to start engaging their applicants
    How to fill open positions effectively
    Mike's answer to "What if...businesses realized that they are people too?" (35:09)


    Links in this episode:


    Website: www.workhere.com; www.pivotcx.io
    LinkedIn: @IndyMike (Mike Seidle)

    Connect with Lindsay online:


    Website: www.thewriteharle.com; www.quirkylindsayharle.com
    Instagram: @quirkylindsayharle
    Facebook: @quirkylindsayharle
    LinkedIn: Lindsay Harle-Kadatz
    Email: lindsay@thewriteharle.com
    Stay connected with Quirky Quills, a monthly resource for leaders, mental health, and brand alignment

    • 39 min
    Season 3, Episode 7: What if....businesses connected purpose on all levels?

    Season 3, Episode 7: What if....businesses connected purpose on all levels?

    What if....businesses connected purpose on all levels? with Nemisha Patel Owen, Mindset Coach 

    On this episode, we dive on in and learn: 


    What the difference between a mentor and a coach is
    How high-performers can show up "on purpose" within their corporate roles
    The need to consciously evolve as you and the business around you changes
    The interconnectedness between a business's purpose and the individual purposes of those within the business
    The need for personal responsibility of all individuals to invest in building a reciprocal relationship with the business
    What the connection between choice and purpose is
    How you can have influence in how you show up
    Levels of purpose within a business: the individual, the collective team purpose, and the larger business purpose. 
    The importance of aligning all levels of purpose
    The difference between purpose and intention
    Nemisha's answer to "What if...businesses realized that they are people too?" (46:53) 

    Links in this episode: 


    Website: www.nemishapatelowen.com 
    LinkedIn: Nemisha Patel Owen
    Instagram: @nemisha.patelowen 
    Other: Employees First, Customers Second by Vineet Nayar

    Connect with Lindsay online: 


    Website: www.thewriteharle.com; www.quirkylindsayharle.com
    Instagram: @quirkylindsayharle
    Facebook: @quirkylindsayharle
    LinkedIn: Lindsay Harle-Kadatz
    Email: lindsay@thewriteharle.com
    Stay connected with Quirky Quills, a monthly resource for leaders, mental health, and brand alignment

    • 51 min

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