48 episodes

A contemporary discussion on current workplace issues with a focus on diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, and equity -- best enjoyed with your favorite wind-down beverage. Hosts Jeffery Tobias Halter, gender strategist, and Amanda Hammett, generational talent specialist, create a brave space for much-needed conversations about employee engagement, retention...

Win(e)d Down Wednesday Hosted by Jeffery Tobias Halter and Amanda Hammett

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

A contemporary discussion on current workplace issues with a focus on diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, and equity -- best enjoyed with your favorite wind-down beverage. Hosts Jeffery Tobias Halter, gender strategist, and Amanda Hammett, generational talent specialist, create a brave space for much-needed conversations about employee engagement, retention...

    Judy Hoberman: Treating Women Equally, Not Identically

    Judy Hoberman: Treating Women Equally, Not Identically

    Judy Hoberman, author of “Selling in a Skirt” and “Walking on the Glass Floor,” believes that women want to be treated equally… not identically. In her practice as a sales leadership trainer, consultant and executive leadership expert, she recently surveyed executive women to learn more about women in leadership and what’s going on around them. In addition to sharing the survey findings, Judy also talks about “The Boardroom,” her new initiative for executive women.
    Resources: www.judyhoberman.com

    • 9 min
    Amanda Hammett and Jeffery Tobias Halter on Quiet Quitting

    Amanda Hammett and Jeffery Tobias Halter on Quiet Quitting

    “How can I have a life and a career?” This is a common question employees are asking themselves as they seek a more holistic approach to their lives and work in a world forever changed by a global pandemic. For many decades, companies benefited from Boomers who linked their identities to their careers, willingly worked grueling hours and valued logging face time in the office as they climbed the corporate ladder. Gen Z and Millennials, however, are pushing back on traditional workplace expectations and having more conversations about boundaries, true productivity, mental health issues and remote and flexible work. In this episode, Jeffery and Amanda discuss how managers are addressing the hot topic of quiet quitting and figuring out how to best support their organizations’ plans and strategies for 2023. They encourage leaders to listen, evaluate what’s working and what isn’t, and proactively address the stressors impacting their employees with an eye toward workplace transformation and the talent pipeline.

    Gender Conversation QuickStarters: https://us10.campaign-archive.com/?u=6dfb2fb28bf146f892e8954ec&id=63511f005f

    Reading/ Arianna Huffington: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/arianna-huffington-quiet-quitting-workplace-burnout-crisis/

    • 11 min
    Engaging men as allies and advocates with Brad Johnson, David Smith and Jeffery Tobias Halter

    Engaging men as allies and advocates with Brad Johnson, David Smith and Jeffery Tobias Halter

    There isn’t an easy button for creating a gender-equitable workplace. What does it take to get men to participate in women’s leadership and diversity initiatives? Today’s guests agree that it will take leadership and hard work along with a community of allies and advocates to create real, sustainable change. Join us for an unfiltered conversation about advancing women at work. We’re calling this session “beer with the allyship guys” as Amanda Hammett hosts a candid discussion with Jeffery Tobias Halter and returning guests Brad Johnson and David Smith about male engagement and advocacy. Grab a cold one and tune in! You don’t want to miss this extraordinary conversation as these thought leaders grapple with a complex problem, share best practices, and discuss trends. David Smith and Brad Johnson’s website and books: www.workplaceallies.com Jeffery Tobias Halter website and books: www.ywomen.biz

    • 23 min
    Real conversations about money with Meredith Moore

    Real conversations about money with Meredith Moore

    Talking about money is hard. Our guest, Founder & CEO of Artisan Financial Strategies, Meredith Moore, says that it can even be “yucky.” How do we have better conversations about money? Meredith returns to the podcast to talk about the history of women and money and long-held cultural norms around the topic of our finances. Listen to discover why she stresses the importance of financial education and engagement. Don’t miss her tips for establishing a baseline for understanding our finances and improving transparency and communication in our relationships. Join us over a glass of Black Box Pinot Noir as we get real about money.
    Resources: www.artisanfsonline.com
    Women & Money - A History by Meredith Moore:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sr0fEXgQYuY
    White paper on women, money and power dynamics in relationships.   https://artistanfsonline.ck.page/c1315d0290
    Parents Guide to Kids and Money: https://artistanfsonline.ck.page/d543769668

    • 16 min
    Workplace culture, burnout and mental health with Samantha Pitre Quillen

    Workplace culture, burnout and mental health with Samantha Pitre Quillen

    Your employees are savvy. They want to see employers’ values and culture ‘baked-in’ to all elements of the employee lifecycle and extended to dealings with customers and vendors. Samantha Pitre Quillen returns to the podcast to detail why performative theatrics are out and why organizations must be genuine as they define foundational values and culture. Tune in for the recipe for the Quillen 5149 (LaCroix, tequila, Sprite), and together let’s look at workplace culture, stress, burnout, and mental wellness in the workplace.
     
    Connect with Samantha: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samantha-pitre-quillen/

    • 17 min
    Tamika Curry Smith - the diminishing role of CDOs

    Tamika Curry Smith - the diminishing role of CDOs

    In this episode, we pull back the curtain on DEI and delve into the marginalization of the Chief Diversity Officer within many organizations. Tamika Curry Smith returns to Win(e)d Down Wednesday to discuss the paradox many DEI professionals find themselves in today and her insights for taking DEI to the next level organizationally. We’ll also talk about the diversity ‘pipeline problem’ along with the role of leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. It’s hot outside, and we’re addressing the hot topics inside. Put in your earbuds, and let's get this conversation going. 
    Connect with Tamika: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tamikacurrysmith/

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

learnerMAT ,

Important Conversations about the Future of Work

This is a terrific platform for engaging and informed conversations about today’s workplace challenges through a DEI lens. Each episode offers a short and lively discussion with highly knowledgeable individuals packed with thoughtful insights.

msquare227 ,

Enlightening

As a social media marketer for a recruiting/HR firm, I’m always looking for insight into the mindset of today’s workforce. Each episode of this podcast has given me something new to think about. The topics are timely, and the guests are informative. I highly recommend it anyone who hires and manages.

cmc65 ,

Great podcast!

Great show! Informative. Lively format. Held my interest