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The Workplace Innovator Podcast, hosted by speaker, entrepreneur and answer-man Mike Petrusky, offers real-world insights from top facility management & workplace leaders on how to use tech, talent and tenacity to create the best workplaces on earth. Powered by iOFFICE, the #1 employee experience IWMS platform, The Workplace Innovator helps corporate real estate, facility management, IT, and HR leaders design incredible “friction-free” workplace experiences that fuel employee productivity, tech innovation and optimal space utilization, today, and tomorrow. Tune in now!

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The Workplace Innovator Podcast, hosted by speaker, entrepreneur and answer-man Mike Petrusky, offers real-world insights from top facility management & workplace leaders on how to use tech, talent and tenacity to create the best workplaces on earth. Powered by iOFFICE, the #1 employee experience IWMS platform, The Workplace Innovator helps corporate real estate, facility management, IT, and HR leaders design incredible “friction-free” workplace experiences that fuel employee productivity, tech innovation and optimal space utilization, today, and tomorrow. Tune in now!

    Ep. 143: IFMA’s World Workplace 2020 Session Highlights – Insights & Inspiration from 5 Facility Management Leaders

    Ep. 143: IFMA’s World Workplace 2020 Session Highlights – Insights & Inspiration from 5 Facility Management Leaders

    In December 2020, Mike Petrusky hosted a live panel discussion for IFMA’s World Workplace 2020 – The Virtual Experience. Listen to these audio highlights about our evolving workplaces, adapting to changes during COVID and leading your organization into the future. Five amazing facility management leaders share their insights and offer inspiration to help you take the lead as a workplace innovator. Connect with our panelists on LinkedIn (in order of appearance):
    Razia Ferdousi-Meyer - Global Operations & Workplace Services Leader at Ankura https://www.linkedin.com/in/raziameyer/
    Lena Thompson, FMP, SFP - Director, Building Operations & OFM at American Psychological Association https://www.linkedin.com/in/lena-thompson-5b05a86/
    Darrell Rounds, FMA, C.E.M. - Operations Group Manager at General Motors https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrell-rounds-fma-c-e-m-b1a14312/
    Darin Rose, CFM, SFP, GGP, CRFP - Director of Administration & Facilities at Credit Union of Colorado https://www.linkedin.com/in/darinrose1/
    Case Runolfson, CFM - Sr. Director, Facilities Management Department at American Institutes for Research https://www.linkedin.com/in/r-case-runolfson-4a720012/
    Download the full session video recording: (TO FOLLOW)
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

    • 25 min
    Ep. 142: The Rise of "Corporatality": When FM, Workplace Branding & Hospitality Collide with Elicia Young of Intuit & Jeffrey Buck, FMP, SFP of Red Hat

    Ep. 142: The Rise of "Corporatality": When FM, Workplace Branding & Hospitality Collide with Elicia Young of Intuit & Jeffrey Buck, FMP, SFP of Red Hat

    Elicia Young is Staff Program Manager, Workplace Services at Intuit, and Jeffrey Buck, FMP, SFP is Senior Global Facilities Strategist at Red Hat. In December 2020, Mike Petrusky hosted a live webinar broadcast called “The Rise of 'Corporatality' - When FM, Workplace Branding, and Hospitality Collide” as Elicia and Jeffrey shared their thoughts about how the future of employee experience and what it means to incorporate "Corporatality" into your organization. With facility managers needing to creatively deliver services and provide new workspaces, how do companies maintain their culture and still keep the feeling of their brand? Find out during this audio highlight episode of the show!
    Connect with Elicia on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eliciayoung/
    Connect with Jeffrey on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-buck-fmp-sfp-54611b8b/
    Download the full webinar with Elicia, Jeffrey, and Mike: https://www.iofficecorp.com/webinar-replay-the-rise-of-corporatality
    Register for our next webinar featuring Kay Sargent of HOK: https://www.iofficecorp.com/live-webinar-thinking-forward-is-this-the-workplaces-kodak-moment
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

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    Ep. 141: Workplace Design, Culture and Collaboration in 2021 with Ryan Anderson of Herman Miller

    Ep. 141: Workplace Design, Culture and Collaboration in 2021 with Ryan Anderson of Herman Miller

    Ryan Anderson is Vice President of Global Research & Insights at Herman Miller where he is passionate about innovation and offers diverse experiences in research while helping clients to formulate and execute new growth strategies. Recently, Ryan joined Mike Petrusky and Madi Dujka on the Workplace Innovator Interactive Livestream to discuss workplace design, culture and collaboration as we head in to the New Year. He took questions from the audience about change management strategies and preparing for the future workplace, while also exploring the ways how technology can help facility management and CRE leaders deliver a great employee experience both during and after the pandemic.
    Connect with Ryan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryaningr/
    Download the full video of Ryan on the livestream: https://www.iofficecorp.com/webinar-download-workplace-innovator-interactive-livestream26
    Register for future “Workplace Innovator Interactive” livestreams: https://www.iofficecorp.com/live-webinar-2020-weekly-livestream
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

    • 21 min
    Ep. 140: FM & CRE Lessons Learned in 2020 and a Vision for 2021 – The Workplace Innovator Interactive Livestream Reunion Show

    Ep. 140: FM & CRE Lessons Learned in 2020 and a Vision for 2021 – The Workplace Innovator Interactive Livestream Reunion Show

    In December 2020, Mike Petrusky & Madison Dujka hosted a live broadcast that reunited several of our early guest panelists from the Workplace Innovator Interactive Livestream. We asked each contributor to share an inspirational quote, a lesson learned in 2020, and their vision for the workplace in 2021. Our audience of facility management and corporate real estate leaders also shared their views in the livestream chat. Madi and I are so grateful to Rex Miller, Kelly Johnson, Vik Bangia, Leigh Stringer, Lorri Rowlandson, Katy Redmond, Elizabeth Redmond, John Mackay, Cristina Herrera, David Wagner and EVERYONE who has participated on the show during the pandemic. This strong community gives us a reason to be very optimistic about the future of work!
    Download the full video of the show: https://www.iofficecorp.com/webinar-download-workplace-innovator-interactive-livestream27
    Register for future “Workplace Innovator Interactive” livestreams: https://www.iofficecorp.com/live-webinar-2020-weekly-livestream
    Connect with Elizabeth Redmond: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethredmond/
    Connect with Lorri Rowlandson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorri-rowlandson-a4a48b17/
    Connect with David Wagner: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-c-wagner/
    Connect with Vik Bangia: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vik-bangia-0b54522/
    Connect with Rex Miller: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rexmiller/
    Connect with Cristina Herrera: https://www.linkedin.com/in/misscristinaherrera/
    Connect with John Mackay: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnmackaycfm/
    Connect with Kelly Johnson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-johnson-8786378/
    Connect with Katy Redmond: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katy-redmond-045a302/
    Connect with Leigh Stringer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leighstringer/
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com

    • 47 min
    Ep. 139: Adapting to Change and Workplace Challenges in 2021 (IFMA Manitoba Webinar) with Chad Smith of iOFFICE

    Ep. 139: Adapting to Change and Workplace Challenges in 2021 (IFMA Manitoba Webinar) with Chad Smith of iOFFICE

    Chad Smith is Vice President of Product Strategy at iOFFICE where he leads a very talented, smart and hard-working team of product and design professionals helping clients to connect their employees to the workplace through an overall better experience. In November 2020, Mike Petrusky hosted a live webinar broadcast for the IFMA Manitoba Chapter in Canada called “Adapting to Change & Workplace Challenges in 2021” as Chad shared his thoughts about how the workplace is evolving rapidly and why facility managers must be in the business of rethinking the ways they care for real estate and the occupants of their facilities.
    Connect with Chad on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chaddavidsmith/
    Download the full webinar with Chad and Mike: https://www.iofficecorp.com/webinar-download-adapting-to-change-workplace-challenges-in-2021
    Watch Mike’s panel from IFMA’s World Workplace 2020: https://worldworkplace.ifma.org/
    Register for future “Workplace Innovator Interactive” livestreams: https://www.iofficecorp.com/live-webinar-2020-weekly-livestream
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

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    Ep. 138: Gratitude Infusion - Workplace Strategies for a Thriving Organizational Culture with Kerry Wekelo of Actualize Consulting

    Ep. 138: Gratitude Infusion - Workplace Strategies for a Thriving Organizational Culture with Kerry Wekelo of Actualize Consulting

    Kerry Wekelo is Chief Operating Officer at Actualize Consulting where she is focused on enhancing team experiences by creating a work environment that supports thriving employees and a sought-after workplace. Mike Petrusky asks Kerry about her book “Gratitude Infusion: Workplace Strategies for a Thriving Organizational Culture” and they explore ways to build connections and engagement during these pandemic times. Kerry and her organization have years of experience managing a distributed workforce while also building a culture that meet the needs of employees. Mike and Kerry enjoy the chance to catch up again and you’ll be inspired to “count your blessings” during “the most wonderful time of the year”!
    Connect with Kerry on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kerryelam/
    Get “Gratitude Infusion” on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B089NYDKWY/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0
    Learn more about Actualize Consulting: https://www.actualizeconsulting.com/
    Read a recent blog from Kerry: https://www.cultureamp.com/blog/how-to-fuel-your-connection-with-wellness/
    Listen to Kerry’s prior appearances on the show: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/podcast/culture-of-confusion-how-to-create-and-maintain-a-thriving-organizational-culture & https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/podcast/connecting-our-community-during-the-covid-19-pandemic
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

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Customer Reviews

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36 Ratings

36 Ratings

KSC Dani ,

A must listen if you care about workplace culture!!

It’s such an important topic! The future of work is changing and Mike P offers interviews with guests that are incredibly relevant, now as much as ever!!

WonderWoman(Caro) ,

A Must-Listen Podcast for Workplace

Every episode is like a gift. They’re a great length making the information easy to digest. Mike P and his guests are fun and authentic, and they bring relevant and important ideas forward to help elevate our workplaces. I always look forward to the next episode!

Andy Benny ,

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This podcast is the best: timely, applicable directly to CRE and FM, funny and personable, and easy to digest. If you’re an FM or workplace geek, DJ Mike P and Workplace Innovator is meant for you.

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