What if you knew the people strategies behind the fastest-growing tech companies today? Each week, join the LVC/LABS and LEONVC team as they spend 15 minutes interviewing HR, People Leaders, and forward-thinking Founders. You'll learn how tech leaders grow sustainable and high-performing organizations built for the future of work. Guests range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, and pre-revenue to pre-IPO.
Nicholas Whitaker, previous People Ops Program Manager and Lead coordinator of Meditation and Mindfulness Programs at Google.
Welcome to the Organizational Health podcast. Today, we're sitting down with Nicholas Whitaker, the former People Ops Manager and Lead Coordinator of Meditation and Mindfulness Programs at Google.
Nicholas has a wealth of experience in implementing mindfulness programs at scale and understanding their impact. He will also share his insights on the value, or lack thereof, of using eNPS when assessing holistic organizational health.
So sit back, relax, and get ready to dive into mindfulness and organizational health with Nicholas Whitaker.
Natalie Ledbetter from Boldstart Ventures on scaling organizational health in early-stage companies.
In this fantastic episode of the Organizational Health podcast, we have Natalie Ledbetter – a People Operations Exec, Startup Advisor, TedX Speaker, and Former Operating Partner & Head of People at Boldstart Ventures.
During her illustrious career, Natalie's insights on scaling organizational health in an early-stage company have influenced countless startups' success.
She is a veritable guru in the field, and you don't want to miss out on her astute observations, which she has been kind enough to share with us in this excellent episode. Tune in now and get ready to be treated to some remarkable sights from the world of startups!
Salomé Martini on how to scale Organizational Health at large enterprise and small, fast-growing startups
Bryan Smith, founder at LEON and the host of the Organizational Health Podcast, sat down with VP of People at Spot, Salomé Martini to get the inside scoop about how to scale Organizational Health at large enterprises and small, fast-growing startups.
- The definition of organizational health according to Salomé Martini
- The three main pillars that organizations need to focus on to create a healthy environment
- How organizational health can help create a sustainable competitive advantage
- The difference between scaling organizational health at a large enterprise versus a small, fast-growing startup
- The challenges and opportunities that come with scaling organizational health
Kaleana Quibell VP, Wellbeing & Partnerships @ Sequoia and the need for an Organizational Health strategy.
In this episode of the Organizational Health podcast, we have Kaleana Quibell VP, of Wellbeing & Partnerships @ Sequoia, where we discuss the difference in Organizational Health strategy from Covid and the economic downturn we see today.
Key insights include:
- The three main tenants of Organizational Health at Sequoia.
- Why we need to focus on not only mental health and therapy in our benefits offering but also, our ability to provide support towards job security and upskilling.
- And how to use data (at any sized company) to determine your Organizational Health strategy.
Kelli Dragovich Of Pendo.io on using people analytics to quantify Organizational Health at scale.
In this episode of the Organizational Health podcast, we have Kelli Dragovich, Chief People Officer at Pendo.io. Along with Pendo, Kelli has held similar roles in companies such as Google, Looker, Hired, Github, and Yahoo, and she is currently an advisor/investor at companies such as Knoetic, and Quotapath
Key insights include:
- How Organizational Health is both an assessment of qualitative and quantitive means.
- Why is Organizational Health "tribal" in nature?
- And the reason behind needing Organizational Health to level up to company goals for it ever to be successful at scale.
Nadia Vatalidis Organizational Health at Remote.com
Remote.com simplifies how companies employ global talent. We’re on a mission to open up the world of work for every person, business, and country.
Bryan Smith, founder at LEON and the host of the Organizational Health Podcast, sat down with Remote VP of People Nadia Vatalidis to get the inside scoop about how Remote has scaled from 70 employees not even two years ago to a current headcount of almost 1000 employees.
Key insights include:
- The five most essential strategies to improving Organizational Health.
- The difference between scaling health at a small startup and a mid-market, billion-dollar company.
- How to make the most of your engagement survey without asking more questions (here is a hint: we must not be afraid to dive deeper and ask more challenging questions!)