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We spend so many hours at work and maybe even more time with our coworkers and bosses than with our family and friends. We’re bound to have disagreements, experience miscommunication, have toxic coworkers, be thrown into change, or feel left out or underappreciated. Alissa Carpenter, along with other experts share "out of the box" strategies to move past those sticky situations. You’ll learn how to be a better colleague, employee, peer and overall human that not only provides value but brings value out in others.

Humanize Your Workplac‪e‬ Alissa Carpenter

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

We spend so many hours at work and maybe even more time with our coworkers and bosses than with our family and friends. We’re bound to have disagreements, experience miscommunication, have toxic coworkers, be thrown into change, or feel left out or underappreciated. Alissa Carpenter, along with other experts share "out of the box" strategies to move past those sticky situations. You’ll learn how to be a better colleague, employee, peer and overall human that not only provides value but brings value out in others.

    Building Trust in the Workplace

    Building Trust in the Workplace

    On this week's episode of Humanize Your Workplace, we are joined by Jeff Nischwitz.

    Jeff Nischwitz is known as a Snow Globe Shaker (shaking things up) who’s on a mission to help people shift how they lead and thereby shift their leadership impact. He's an international speaker and personal transformation coach known for his unique perspectives, challenging traditional thinking, and delivering tangible shifts for leaders to grow their people, build their businesses and enhance their relationships. Jeff's the Founder of The Nischwitz Group, a speaking, consulting and coaching company that transforms people and organizations—one truth at a time! He's the co-founder of Cardivera.com, a leadership development ecosystems that grows leaders and their impact. He also co-hosts the Impact Leadership Podcast (www.impactleadershippodcast.com). Jeff has published four leadership and business books, including his most recent – Just One Step: Walking Backwards to the Present on the Camino Trail(Eagle Heart Press 2020).

    We chat about:


    What does trust look like in the workplace
    How does leader build trust
    How to call someone out when they break your trust


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    • 28 min
    Goals and Accountability

    Goals and Accountability

    On this week's episode of Humanize Your Workplace, we are joined by Berta Medina.

    Berta Medina is an eternal optimist who believes in the power of generosity and is passionate about sharing her message that dreamers truly succeed!

    After years of building, operating and growing her own successful business, she ’ s taken her experience and love for philanthropy to travel to Africa on a harrowing climb to Mt. Kilimanjaro ’ s peak as part of a mission trip to change the world for Maasai children Since she reached the peak at 19,341 feet, she has re-envisioned the importance of goals and the power of generosity.

    Now Berta helps businesses and individuals connect genuinely, give generously, and reach a level of success and fulfillment that means more to her clients than just the bottom line. Berta is a Keynote Speaker, Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation, Author, a certified Go-Giver Speaker, Thrive Through Accountability Expert and host of The Dreamers Succeed Podcast. As the founder of Dreamers Succeed, Berta believes that once the seed of a dream has been planted in a person ’ s heart, they already possess all they need in order to achieve it. Her passion is to bring people to fulfill their dreams and her workshops and keynotes help audiences realize their goals, find new paths to fulfillment, and motivate those who need a push to get their personal and professional lives moving toward a bright future.

    We talk about:


    A timeframe for making goals
    What does accountability look like
    What are accountability questions to ask ourselves
    What does a good accountability partner look like


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    • 29 min
    Humanizing Leadership

    Humanizing Leadership

    On this week’s episode of Humanize Your Workplace, we are joined by Daelynn Moyer. 

    Daelynn is a Software Engineering Manager at Driveway.com. Prior to moving into a leadership role several years ago, she was a 20-year software engineer, building systems in support of transportation and heavy manufacturing. She's built networks of electric vehicle charging stations, flight deck software for commercial jets, programming tools for heavy trucks, and control interfaces for electron microscopes. That deep technical background works in her favor as she builds and guides high-performing engineering teams on a foundation of empathy, trust, and authenticity. She and her wife live in the Portland, Oregon area where they obsess over their 1963 ranch home and all things mid-century modern. Her life's greatest achievement is teaching her cat to stand on his hind legs and turn a pirouette.

    We chat about:


    What it looks like for leaders to lead from authenticity
    Creating trust in employees
    Employees seeing leaders as human beings


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    • 30 min
    Finding Your Career Path

    Finding Your Career Path

    On this week's episode, we are joined by Casey Hasten.

    Casey Hasten is the Director of Recruiting and Coaching with VIP, Podcast Host of the We Are VIP Podcast, and the Networking Ninja.   After being in the accounting world for over twenty years, she made the leap to recruiting those with similar backgrounds.  It is her goal to help others find their career passion using all the skills and networking outlets she has gathered.  Casey is an avid reader and consumer of knowledge and most of her conversations will start with “I just read a book” or “I just listened to a podcast.”   Outside of work, she is a long-distance cyclist and completed a huge milestone when she completed the Hotter ‘N Hell Century ride! She has one son, Garrett, who is proudly serving his country in the US Air Force. You can find her on LinkedIn and YouTube.

    We chat about


    Thinking critically about hiring talent
    Talent assessments
    Finding mentors to help find your career path









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    • 21 min
    Creating Employee Community

    Creating Employee Community

    This week on the podcast, we are joined by Brandon Laws.

    Brandon is the Senior Director of Marketing & Product at Xenium HR. He joined the team in October 2008. In over 12 years with Xenium, he has held the positions of Operations Administrator, Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Senior Marketing Specialist & Business Analyst, Marketing Manager, Senior Marketing Manager, and Marketing Director.

    Brandon spearheads all marketing efforts with a focus on building the Xenium brand, lead generation, and overseeing product to contribute to Xenium’s growth. Brandon is the host of the popular HR and Leadership podcast, Transform Your Workplace, which has 540k downloads to date.

    Brandon is heavily involved in other company initiatives as well. He has contributed to the Xenium Culture Integration & Team Enhancement (XCITE) committee for 11 years and has sat on the Stoller Group wellness committee for four years.

    Brandon’s focus on personal growth is central to all he does and leads to his continual efforts to become a better person and a greater asset to the people around him.

    Brandon graduated from Western Oregon University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management in 2008.

    Brandon enjoys staying productive outside the office, reading 40-60 books a year on business, marketing, economics, politics, and leadership; he occasionally likes to write on similar subjects. He is also an avid fan of the Portland Trail Blazers and regularly attends games at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. Brandon and his wife, Angela, enjoy spending time with each other at their home in Newberg with their son, Parker, daughter, Paisley, cats, and dog. You can find Brandon on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Instagram. 

    We chat about:


    Marketing yourself to take on new roles
    Internal workplace book clubs
    Strategies to determine what roles to take within the company


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    • 28 min
    Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

    Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

    On this week’s episode of Humanize Your Workplace, we are joined by Jennifer Sarrett.

    Jen believes that inequity can be eradicated by the recognition of our shared humanity. She has spent the past 12 years researching and studying the concepts behind this work, the histories and perspectives of groups of difference, and ways to leverage her privilege and perspective for the good of everyone. From the classroom to training seminars, Jen has provided guidance in the concepts behind discrimination, privilege, and inequity to college students, medical students, business leaders, and the community. Her PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies, which focused on Disability Studies, Anthropology, and History, has prepared her to guide you and your organization to understand and utilize the concepts behind inclusion so that, together, you can work towards sustainable, ethical practices to ensure equity for all. You can find Jen on Twitter and LinkedIn.

    We chat about:


    Neurodiversity, disability, and ablelism
    Providing resources at work
    How to be a good disabilities ally


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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Jordan gross ,

Suucinct and Sweet

This podcast gets to the point of what it sets out to do. It focuses on life skills that make you better in the workplace, not just as an employee, but as a human being

Brandon Ran ,

Great new podcast

I’ve been following Alissa for awhile now and really enjoy her content. Just listened to a few of the first episodes and looking forward to more. A must listen for all employees.

BeMovingForward ,

Tune in!

Love Alissa’s content on social media and excited that she has launched this podcast! Alissa doesn’t just preach humanize your workplace, she embodies it with her work and her content. She has incredible empathy and her own experiences are a great guide for managing and navigating complex and sometimes tense situations in the workplace. Well done.

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