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Relationships at Work - the Employee Experience and Workplace Culture Podcast focuses on creating and fostering a healthy work environment. Host Russel Lolacher will discuss the topics that matter with experts in this area to help with the success of your organization, regardless of industry, giving you the information, education, strategies and tips to better connect with all levels of your organization. From vision and mission to communication to feedback to onboarding, there are so many aspects to building great relationships at work. This is a great place to start.

Relationships at Work - the Employee Experience and Workplace Culture Podcast Russel Lolacher

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Relationships at Work - the Employee Experience and Workplace Culture Podcast focuses on creating and fostering a healthy work environment. Host Russel Lolacher will discuss the topics that matter with experts in this area to help with the success of your organization, regardless of industry, giving you the information, education, strategies and tips to better connect with all levels of your organization. From vision and mission to communication to feedback to onboarding, there are so many aspects to building great relationships at work. This is a great place to start.

    The Leadership Blueprint for Culture Change with Kevin Oakes

    The Leadership Blueprint for Culture Change with Kevin Oakes

    In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with author, keynote speaker and i4CP CEO Kevin Oakes on research-backed actions leadership can take to culture change their organization for the better.

    Kevin shares his thoughts, stories and experience with...
    What to consider in a listening strategy.The mindset shift needed for a cultural renovation.How an Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) can help with identifying internal influencers.How Employee Resource Groups (ERG) can benefit your organization.How learning development is the key ingredient to a great culture.Why a healthy culture is a competitive advantage.If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe and share with others.
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    • 37 min
    Providing Care and Comfort at Work with Jen Marr

    Providing Care and Comfort at Work with Jen Marr

    In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with author and Inspiring Comfort CEO Jen Marr on the importance of prioritizing care and comfort in the workplace.

    Jen shares her thoughts, stories and experience with...
    Empathy isn’t enough in building connection with othersHow comfort and care can be effective to build connection at workThe self-imposed roadblocks to caringHow younger generations are having difficulty with human interactionsThe negative impacts of not being there for employees during traumatic experiences.What the “empathy action gap” looks like.If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe and share with others.
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    • 36 min
    The Roadmap for Racial Healing in the Workplace with Esther A. Armah

    The Roadmap for Racial Healing in the Workplace with Esther A. Armah

    In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with author and CEO of the Armah Institute of Emotional Justice Esther A. Armah on racial healing and the emotional justice road map for the workplace.
    Esther shares her thoughts, stories and experience with...
    How the language of whiteness shows up in DEI and the workplaceThe difference between intent and outcome in diversityWhy the roadmap for racial healing is an emotional one, not intellectualThe different relationships between work, worth and and productivity based on historyEveryone has a role and work to do in racial healingThe problem with celebrating hustle cultureHow to bridge from a language of whiteness to racial healing love languagesIf you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe and share with others.
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    • 57 min
    Career Planning with a Challenge Mindset with JP Michel

    Career Planning with a Challenge Mindset with JP Michel

    In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with organizational psychologist and SparkPath founder JP Michel on the importance of approaching career planning with a challenge mindset rather than solely on job titles and a "what do you want to be when you grow up" stance.

    JP shares his thoughts, stories and experience with...
    how to look differently in preparing students for their careerswhy solely looking at job titles is the wrong career path approachhow a challenge mindset can help you focus on your careerreverse engineering career developmentdifferent ways to define what problems you fixIf you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe and share with others.
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    • 42 min
    Unlearning and Unleadership at Work with Scott Stratten

    Unlearning and Unleadership at Work with Scott Stratten

    In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with six-time best-selling co-author, podcast host and keynote speaker Scott Stratten on the impacts of bad leadership and how unlearning and unleadership (defying traditional norms) is the path to better relationships at work. 

    Scott shares his thoughts, stories and experience with...
    How bad and good experiences can have life long impacts to employees.Why treating people well isn't a campaign.How "unlearning" can help leadership.How selfish leadership can hurt a company culture.What to do if leadership doesn't want to model good culture.How Stop, Start, Continue can help your leadershipIf you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe and share with others.
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    • 53 min
    First Year Reflection: A Look Back and Hopes for the Future

    First Year Reflection: A Look Back and Hopes for the Future

    As the first year of the Relationships at Work podcast comes to an end, host Russel Lolacher shares his gratitude for the experience producing the show.
    As well, after multiple discussions with leaders in employee experience, leadership and workplace culture, and his own experiences focusing in this area, he shares the...
    Top three things that he feels organizations can and should focus on to have a big impact.Signs of hope for 2023 and beyond If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe and share with others.
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    • 23 min

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Perfect Podcast for Employee Engagement

The focus on employee engagement is more important than ever at this moment and this podcast touches on every aspect of employee engagement, improving the employee experience and communicating in a much more thoughtful way from a leadership perspective that will definitely help to enhance your company culture.

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