24 episodes

Formerly Straight Talk: Bad for Business, this podcast is three organizational behavior management (OBMers) experts talking about real solutions to everyday problems in leadership, performance, operations, and everything else business. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/straight-talk-bad-for-bus/support

OBM Business Hour Natalie Parks

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Formerly Straight Talk: Bad for Business, this podcast is three organizational behavior management (OBMers) experts talking about real solutions to everyday problems in leadership, performance, operations, and everything else business. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/straight-talk-bad-for-bus/support

    Episode 24: Can Science be Compassionate? A Conversation with Brendan Bohr

    Episode 24: Can Science be Compassionate? A Conversation with Brendan Bohr

    Brendan Bohr's tagline might represent his passion best: Science and data taste great on their own, but a complete meal always includes a full helping of compassion and dignity. Brendan joins us for this episode of OBM Business Hour to discuss his unique experiences in working with organizations, focused on ensuring our science has a healthy dose of compassion. He also provides excellent tips on how to use our science of Organizational Behavior Management to improve the practice of science. 


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    • 55 min
    Episode 23: A Conversation with Todd Ward

    Episode 23: A Conversation with Todd Ward

    Todd Ward is the president and founder of bSci21Media, LLC, Founder of Divergent Startups, and previous guest associate editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management (OBM). His extensive experiences span across working with individuals with autism, using Relational Frame Theory to teach trigonometry, team problem solving, helping others start their own businesses, and using OBM to support employee experience. He talks wit us today about his experiences and his advice for those behavior analysts who want to work in fields beyond autism and other developmental disabilities. 


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 22: Safe Behavior: A Conversation with Tim Ludwig

    Episode 22: Safe Behavior: A Conversation with Tim Ludwig

    Tim Ludwig is the author of Dysfunctional Practices that Kill your Safety Culture (and what to do about them). He has over 30 years of research and practice experience in behavior approaches to safety. He founded and directed the Appalachian Safety Summit and currently teaches at Appalachian State University. Dr. Ludwig also served as Editor of the Journal of Organizational and Behavior Management and as past president of OBM Network. Learn more about Dr. Ludwig: safety-doc.com. Buy the book: https://www.safety-doc.com/dysfunctional-practices 


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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 21: A Conversation with Heather McGee

    Episode 21: A Conversation with Heather McGee

    Dr. Heather McGee, professor at Western Michigan, and former president of the OBM (Organizational Behavior Management) Network joins us for a rich discussion about assessments, the difference between systems and performers, and how to use our science while teaching. 


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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 20: Keeping Employees Engaged While Working Remotely

    Episode 20: Keeping Employees Engaged While Working Remotely

    What was supposed to be a short-term solution to a pandemic has turned into a long-term state for many of us: working remotely. While there are many conveniences and benefits to working remotely, employee engagement can be more difficult when everyone is spread apart. We provide some of the most common reasons employees decrease their engagement and what to do about it. 


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    • 56 min
    Episode 19: How to Address Employee Problems Pt. 2

    Episode 19: How to Address Employee Problems Pt. 2

    How do you assess performance problems quickly? This episode continues Episode 16 by discussing two additional assessment tools. We also discuss what to do now that you know why a performance problem exists. 


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    • 1 hr 4 min

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