38 episodes

CHANGE@WORK is a podcast about the ever evolving world of work and the human behaviors that drive it. Chris Thornton, Senior Principal at Daggerwing Group, hosts and discusses what we’ve learned as change consultants with partners, clients and leading experts from a variety of industries. Tune in every month as we share what’s happening in the world of work, how leaders can prepare for the future, and how to engage employees along the way.

CHANGE@WORK Daggerwing Group

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    • 4.9 • 12 Ratings

CHANGE@WORK is a podcast about the ever evolving world of work and the human behaviors that drive it. Chris Thornton, Senior Principal at Daggerwing Group, hosts and discusses what we’ve learned as change consultants with partners, clients and leading experts from a variety of industries. Tune in every month as we share what’s happening in the world of work, how leaders can prepare for the future, and how to engage employees along the way.

    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 38: Changing the Climate One Acre of Ocean At a Time

    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 38: Changing the Climate One Acre of Ocean At a Time

    Dr Brian von Herzen, Founder and Executive Director of the Climate Foundation – a nonprofit organization dedicated to regenerating ocean ecosystems through marine permaculture technology — joins this episode of Change@Work. He and host, Chris Thornton, discuss how his work addresses gaps in food security caused by climate disruption, how his background as a Systems Engineer inspired him to tackle one of humanity’s most pressing challenges, and what gives him hope today for the future of our oceans and planet. 

    • 26 min
    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 37: Navigating Change Implementation

    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 37: Navigating Change Implementation

    Dr. Mary Barnes is the Founder and CEO of Evolve Your Performance, a consultancy that aims to empower executives to deliver transformational change and maximize employee potential. With a doctorate in human and organizational learning and over two decades of experience, Mary developed the Transformation Reset Audit as a tool for clients navigating change implementation. In this episode of Change@Work, she and host Chris Thornton explore 14 common pitfalls that derail change initiatives, strategies for getting change back on course, and practical tips for measuring progress without surveys.

    • 42 min
    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 36: Selecting Foods for a More Sustainable Future

    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 36: Selecting Foods for a More Sustainable Future

    Sara Polon, Co-Founder and CEO of Soupergirl -- a natural, plant-based, kosher, and sustainably sourced soup company -- joins this episode of Change@Work. The comedian-turned-food entrepreneur and host, Chris Thornton discuss Sara's journey to soup-making, the challenges and joys of being a small business owner in the food and beverage industry, and the role consumers play in creating a more sustainable and equitable future when buying packaged foods.

    • 27 min
    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 35: Helping Leaders to Operationalize Growth

    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 35: Helping Leaders to Operationalize Growth

    Susan Odle is the Founder & CEO of 8020CS — a strategic consultancy that helps leaders and leadership teams learn how to successfully operationalize strategic plans and change initiatives. She is also the author of a new book, Successful Change: A Field Guide to Operationalizing Change that Drives Growth, Profitability, and Operational Efficiency. In this episode of Change@Work, she and host Chris Thornton, discuss her career journey through the tech and private equity industries, how GenAI is disrupting the workplace, and the importance of humanity and transparent communication in business. As an extra bonus, enjoy her Sara Bareilles Spotify playlist here.

    • 28 min
    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 34: Positioning Education as a Business Imperative

    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 34: Positioning Education as a Business Imperative

    Justin van Fleet, President of Theirworld and Executive Director of the Global Business Coalition for Education, joins us on this episode of Change@Work. He and host, Chris Thornton, discuss the important role businesses play in the education system, how investing in education can help companies to achieve their ESG goals, and outlines key examples of how some of the world's largest organizations are investing in education now. 

    • 22 min
    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 33: Navigating Disruption Through Deep Collaboration

    CHANGE@WORK, Episode 33: Navigating Disruption Through Deep Collaboration

    Dr Tanvi Gautam, MD, Founder of Leadershift Inc., Global HR influencer, Program director & faculty at Singapore Management University (ExD) and author joins us for this episode of Change@Work. She and host, Chris Thornton, discuss the framework for her new book, Deep Collaboration: 5 crucial conversations to accelerate performance across silos (2024), where the field of human-centric change is headed, and the need to embrace the uncomfortable to fuel our own growth. 

    • 37 min

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4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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