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At the heart of every successful business is a strong culture.

That’s why the team at Cooleaf created this podcast – to unravel the intricacies of building supportive workplace communities that foster genuine connections between people.

In this new series, Love Your People, Cooleaf Co-Founders Prem Bhatia and John Duisberg dive deep into the heart of human-first workplaces, exploring employee engagement, leadership development, and organizational well-being and their impact on a business’s growth.

Tune in to explore the intersection of compassion and success – because when you love your people, your organization thrives.

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At the heart of every successful business is a strong culture.

That’s why the team at Cooleaf created this podcast – to unravel the intricacies of building supportive workplace communities that foster genuine connections between people.

In this new series, Love Your People, Cooleaf Co-Founders Prem Bhatia and John Duisberg dive deep into the heart of human-first workplaces, exploring employee engagement, leadership development, and organizational well-being and their impact on a business’s growth.

Tune in to explore the intersection of compassion and success – because when you love your people, your organization thrives.

    Engage to Excel: Priti Patel, Chief People Officer at G2 (Recorded Live)

    Engage to Excel: Priti Patel, Chief People Officer at G2 (Recorded Live)

    In today’s episode, John Duisberg sits down with Priti Patel, Chief People Officer at G2. Priti leads all aspects of G2’s employee success function including diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as defining the company's business and talent strategy.

     

    In this episode, Priti shares how G2 measures and redefines employee experience, including a new measurement called INPS or “Inclusion Net Promoter Score,” which is a key indicator for how the company aligns their company’s purpose and culture with their more than 500 distributed employees.

     

    Tune in as we delve into the strategies and insights that drive G2's remarkable employee success story. Whether you're an HR professional, a business leader, or simply passionate about fostering a thriving workplace culture, You won’t want to miss this conversation with Priti Patel.

     

    Resources related to this episode


    Visit www.g2.com
    Follow G2 on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/g2dotcom 
    Follow Priti on social media at:

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/pritipatel1/
    https://twitter.com/_priti_patel_

    Subscribe to G2’s LinkedIn newsletter at https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/touch-base-7123756060036710400/
    Subscribe to G2’s email newsletter at https://learn.g2.com/learn-newsletter

     

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    • 22 min
    Future Proofing HR: Driving a Positive Impact On Employees and Business in 2024

    Future Proofing HR: Driving a Positive Impact On Employees and Business in 2024

    Dive into a transformative discussion originally presented in a recent expert-led session. This episode focuses on the critical influence of HR in advancing both employee welfare and business objectives as we approach 2024 and beyond. John Duisberg hosts our panel of experts who share their insights on harmonizing business growth with fostering a positive organizational environment.

     

    Featured Speakers:


    Kevin Henry, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, PulteGroup
    Sylvia Taylor, Chief Human Resources Officer, Safe-Guard Products International

     

    Key Insights:


    HR and Business Alignment: Learn about the vital role of HR in marrying people-focused strategies with business goals for overall success.
    Growth Through HR: Discover how to assess the impact of HR initiatives on both the business and its employees, showcasing real returns.
    Technological Integration in HR: Explore how leaders are using technology to craft personalized and efficient employee experiences.
    Developing a Dynamic Workplace Culture: Find out the strategies employed by PulteGroup and Safe-Guard to create exceptional workplace environments.
    Employee Experience Essentials: Get the foremost tip for improving employee experience in the year 2024.

    Don’t forget to join our leadership community at thegreatretention.com to stay informed about upcoming events and other helpful content designed to help you go further as a people-first leader and develop a winning culture, everywhere your leadership influence reaches. 

     

    Resources related to this episode


    Visit Cooleaf.com

     

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    • 43 min
    The Pillars of Flourishing in a Remote-First Workplace with Seth Bartholomew

    The Pillars of Flourishing in a Remote-First Workplace with Seth Bartholomew

    Today, John Duisberg sits down with Seth Bartholomew, the Head of Employee Experience at Chronosphere. With a rich background in People leadership roles at top companies such as Huly, Disney, and FabFitFun, Seth has a unique perspective on how to create thriving company cultures and empower employees to truly flourish.

    Discover how Chronosphere operationalizes company values across different geographies and time zones, while maintaining a welcoming, remote-first environment. You'll also learn about the importance of intentionality in acquiring and retaining talent, the role of data in crafting better employee experiences, and the critical best practices shared in Chronosphere's Remote-First Playbook.

    Tune in to hear Seth and John’s conversation about helping your organization and people flourish in a remote-first work environment.

     

    Don’t forget to join our leadership community at thegreatretention.com to stay informed about upcoming events and other helpful content designed to help you go further as a people-first leader and develop a winning culture, everywhere your leadership influence reaches. 

     

    Resources related to this episode


    Visit https://chronosphere.io/
    Follow Seth Bartholomew at https://www.linkedin.com/in/sethbartholomew/
    Referenced during today’s episode:

    https://www.donut.com/



     

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    • 30 min
    Trust and Transparency: The Building Blocks of Culture with Eric Ly

    Trust and Transparency: The Building Blocks of Culture with Eric Ly

    Ever wondered how a LinkedIn co-founder approaches trust in the world of remote work? Dive into an intimate conversation between John and Eric Ly, a tech entrepreneur who transitioned from co-founding one of the world's most influential networking platforms, LinkedIn, to redefining background checks with his new venture, KarmaCheck.

    In this episode, John and Eric explore the heart of organizational culture, focusing on trust and transparency. From the inception of KarmaCheck to its growth as a fully remote and distributed team across the US, Eric delves into the significance of integrating these values. As they navigate through the transformative nature of work, learn about the essentials of daily stand-ups, the role of authenticity in leadership, and strategies for effective remote hiring. As a cherry on top, Eric rounds off with a practical piece of advice for leaders looking to ace the remote work culture.

    Whether you're an entrepreneur, a leader in the corporate realm, or just an individual passionate about workplace culture, this episode is packed with insights and real-world experiences that'll inspire and guide. Ready to rethink trust and transparency in your workspace? Tune in!

     

    Don’t forget to join our leadership community at thegreatretention.com to stay informed about upcoming events and other helpful content designed to help you go further as a people-first leader and develop a winning culture, everywhere your leadership influence reaches. 

     

    Resources related to this episode


    Visit KarmaCheck.com
    Follow KarmaCheck at Linkedin.com/company/karmacheck
    Follow Eric at Linkedin.com/in/ericly
    Follow Eric on X (formerly Twitter) at X.com/KarmaCheckInc

     

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    • 28 min
    Crafting Culture in a Modern World: A Conversation with Shane Jackson

    Crafting Culture in a Modern World: A Conversation with Shane Jackson

    Dive into the heart of modern corporate culture with Shane Jackson, President of Jackson Healthcare—a multi-billion dollar giant. This episode unravels the unique, purposeful strategies driving Jackson Healthcare's success in an age where employees have an abundance of choices. Shane shares firsthand insights into the challenges and opportunities of returning to the office post-pandemic and how they achieve flexibility in such a vast organization.

    Grasping the intricacies of a multigenerational workforce and navigating the delicate balance between remote and on-site work environments, Shane offers insights that are not only enlightening but also deeply actionable. Anchored in his ethos of "Living and Leading with Intention," Shane's renowned speaking engagements at elite events showcase his call-to-action for leaders: to channel their influence towards positive change and craft legacies that resonate far beyond the confines of boardrooms.

    In a landscape where job-hopping is the norm, the true art lies in crafting a magnetic culture. Through intentional stewardship and a genuine commitment to service, Shane Jackson showcases how transformative leadership can make all the difference. Dive in and let this episode guide your journey towards purposeful leadership in today's ever-evolving corporate world.

     

    Don’t forget to join our leadership community at thegreatretention.com to stay informed about upcoming events and other helpful content designed to help you go further as a people-first leader and develop a winning culture, everywhere your leadership influence reaches. 

     

    Resources related to this episode


    Follow Shane Jackson on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/shanejacksonculture
    Visit ShaneJackson.com

     

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    • 32 min
    Leading by Listening: Cultivating Culture and Engagement at Kennesaw State University with Karen McDonnell

    Leading by Listening: Cultivating Culture and Engagement at Kennesaw State University with Karen McDonnell

    How do you maintain a sense of culture in a university of more than 40,000 students across over 180 programs, as well as with the faculty and staff? In today’s episode, John sits down with Karen McDonnell, Chief Human Resources Officer at Kennesaw State University (KSU).

    KSU started 60 years ago as a two-year community college. Today, it is a doctoral university with approximately 43,000 students. Karen enlightened us on the crucial role that company culture plays at KSU, and how they have managed to preserve this unique identity amidst their continuous growth. She shares the innovative strategies they've put in place to counter challenges that arose due to the pandemic and some of the initiatives KSU started that helped their Human Resources team achieve an overall satisfaction level of more than 90% in their customer surveys.

    Tune in to hear Karen’s fascinating journey into the world of organizational culture, employee engagement, and servant leadership.

    Don’t forget to join our leadership community at thegreatretention.com to stay informed about upcoming events and other helpful content designed to help you go further as a people-first leader and develop a winning culture, everywhere your leadership influence reaches. 

     

    Resources related to this episode


    Visit www.kennesaw.edu

     

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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

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Shavonne Reed ,

Employee Engagement for Real

There is a major shift—as a former corporate employee engagement champion—there is no longer an appetite for just checking the box. So, it is great to hear leaders giving intentional thought to how to evolve with the times. All employees deserve psychological safety and the more organizations can provide it the more productivity they will see in their employees and a direct bump up in their bottom line. #BeTheChange #FutureHealthNOW #SafeSpaces

JDB_007 ,

Already hooked

Now more than ever, the world needs authentic, servant leaders to step up and show what it means to build teams that value and recognize the importance of its people above all else. It’s clear that the conversations on this podcast will have a huge impact on centering my intentions as a business leader and inspiring others to do the same. Thank you for putting out content that I actually enjoy listening to as a busy business owner and CEO.

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Great conversations on leadership, culture, and p

Love hearing directly from c-suite leaders as to how they are building people focused cultures and learning from their experiences and insights.

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