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Many founders and entrepreneurs start their business because they have an itch to solve a problem but they reach a point along the way where they realize they can’t do it on their own. They have to hire and now they’re a manager. Now they are truly leading and this is where most businesses fail unless they turn the corner. Every leader goes through a place where they hit this humbling moment. Join us on How I Turned The Corner and hear stories from seasoned founders who experience this.
 
For over a decade, Kendra's career has been all about creating healthier and more rewarding work environments. She has served hundreds of clients in revamping their corporate cultures, revitalizing their recruiting and helping them retain their people.
 
Kendra is your guide in disrupting the market and impacting the lives of many without jeopardizing the satisfaction of your employees. She brings to the podcast her most powerful frameworks for earning high profits and building a well-rounded team. If you feel out of touch with your people and fail to understand their challenges, Kendra is here to help change your perspective.
 
Kendra leads with the most difficult conversation, the one business leaders often try to avoid: the right way to scale your workplace culture. She sits down with founders and owners who share how they grew their teams from a small group of talented individuals. They also open up about the obstacles they had to overcome as entrepreneurs. Listen as they discuss valuable lessons on how to avoid getting lost in the whirlwind of raising capital and launching top-notch products. Find out how to place more attention on recruiting employees, provide them with proper training, and make sure that they engage with their work.
 
The future of your business depends on your employees. Now is the time to hear them out and give them that much-needed love. When they are happy, they can give their best every single day.
 
Listen to Kendra's eye-opening episodes of How I Turned The Corner at https://turningthecornerHR.com/podcast .

How I Turned The Corner Kendra Prospero

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

Many founders and entrepreneurs start their business because they have an itch to solve a problem but they reach a point along the way where they realize they can’t do it on their own. They have to hire and now they’re a manager. Now they are truly leading and this is where most businesses fail unless they turn the corner. Every leader goes through a place where they hit this humbling moment. Join us on How I Turned The Corner and hear stories from seasoned founders who experience this.
 
For over a decade, Kendra's career has been all about creating healthier and more rewarding work environments. She has served hundreds of clients in revamping their corporate cultures, revitalizing their recruiting and helping them retain their people.
 
Kendra is your guide in disrupting the market and impacting the lives of many without jeopardizing the satisfaction of your employees. She brings to the podcast her most powerful frameworks for earning high profits and building a well-rounded team. If you feel out of touch with your people and fail to understand their challenges, Kendra is here to help change your perspective.
 
Kendra leads with the most difficult conversation, the one business leaders often try to avoid: the right way to scale your workplace culture. She sits down with founders and owners who share how they grew their teams from a small group of talented individuals. They also open up about the obstacles they had to overcome as entrepreneurs. Listen as they discuss valuable lessons on how to avoid getting lost in the whirlwind of raising capital and launching top-notch products. Find out how to place more attention on recruiting employees, provide them with proper training, and make sure that they engage with their work.
 
The future of your business depends on your employees. Now is the time to hear them out and give them that much-needed love. When they are happy, they can give their best every single day.
 
Listen to Kendra's eye-opening episodes of How I Turned The Corner at https://turningthecornerHR.com/podcast .

    How You Can Make Work Matter - An Interview With Nancy McGaw

    How You Can Make Work Matter - An Interview With Nancy McGaw

    When employees love what they do, magic happens, leading to lower turnover and a cohesive team ready to tackle challenges. Nancy McGaw launched Aspen’s First Movers Fellowship Program in 2009 to support business innovators, and her book "Making Work Matter" shares their stories and offers guidance for creating meaningful work. In this episode, Nancy teaches how to find opportunities within a company for innovation, the importance of allies, and the role of management in empowering employees. ...

    • 23 min
    Here’s a Cookie - How Sephora’s Employee Recognition Efforts Fell Short After Record Sales

    Here’s a Cookie - How Sephora’s Employee Recognition Efforts Fell Short After Record Sales

    Authentic employee recognition is what keeps a positive company culture alive. It's not just about saying "good job" but really meaning it, showing that you see and appreciate their hard work. This kind of recognition builds trust, bonds teams tighter, and keeps folks motivated to bring their A-game. Plus, it's a win-win – happier employees stick around longer and keep crushing it, which spells success for the whole companyThat’s why it’s shocking and disheartening when leaders get it wrong. ...

    • 9 min
    How to Make Your Company Core Values Come to Life- An Interview with Cody Sutton

    How to Make Your Company Core Values Come to Life- An Interview with Cody Sutton

    Understanding and staying true to your core values is crucial for a successful company. These values shape your company's culture, which is vital for attracting and retaining employees, boosting productivity, and simplifying the hiring process. To really make your company's core values come to life, you have to ingrain them into everything you do. Get your team excited about living those values every day. Talk about them, shout them out when someone nails it, and lead by showing how it's...

    • 28 min
    How to Respond to a Write-Up at Work

    How to Respond to a Write-Up at Work

    Responding to a write-up at work isn't just about checking a box—it's about showing you've got what it takes to take constructive criticism and come back stronger. First off, owning up to any slip-ups and showing you're willing to make things right speaks volumes about your character. It shows you're not one to dodge responsibility but rather someone who's ready to learn and grow from the experience. Plus, it's a chance to clear the air and make sure everyone's on the same page, which can hel...

    • 2 min
    Building a Global Network of Happy Employees - An Interview with Eran Mizrahi

    Building a Global Network of Happy Employees - An Interview with Eran Mizrahi

    For business leaders, it's important to keep an eye on productivity and happiness. Think of productivity as the engine of your business—it's what keeps things moving forward and the doors open. But, you can't forget about happiness. It's like the oil that keeps that engine running smooth. Happy workers mean less drama, more awesome ideas, and folks actually wanting to stick around. Plus, they're less likely to call in sick or bail on you when the going gets tough. When you get the balance rig...

    • 28 min
    “I Respectfully Disagree” - An Interview with Author Justin Jones-Fosu

    “I Respectfully Disagree” - An Interview with Author Justin Jones-Fosu

    In these times of extreme polarization, leaders must prioritize the development of the skill of engaging in difficult conversations and mastering the art of respectful disagreement. There is a pivotal role these abilities play in fostering effective communication, nurturing healthy relationships, and driving organizational growth. Difficult conversations, whether addressing employee performance issues or navigating conflicting viewpoints among advisors, are inevitable in any leadership role a...

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Farzan Dehmo ,

Great podcast

Useful information, great host and a great listen for any entrepreneur.

Lovin words CO ,

What a treat!

I was so inspired by this first episode and cannot wait to hear how other business owners are navigating these interesting times. Thank you both for sharing and being curious! I’m going to start a note in my phone with quotes from this podcast that can inspire me when I’m feeling like I need a little pick me up. 👏👏👏👏👍👍👍

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