16 episodes

What would you do if this happened where you work?

Your 9AM is a podcast about the real-world challenges that come up with the people we work with. We explore difficult situations from every angle to empower you with the perspective to handle them with grace.

Co-hosted by Adam and Anna Cockell.

Your 9AM Adam Cockell

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

What would you do if this happened where you work?

Your 9AM is a podcast about the real-world challenges that come up with the people we work with. We explore difficult situations from every angle to empower you with the perspective to handle them with grace.

Co-hosted by Adam and Anna Cockell.

    When “culture” and performance aren’t aligned

    When “culture” and performance aren’t aligned

    In today’s story, a person of color accepts an opportunity to join a different team with a new manager, but is pushed out after failing to embrace the team’s culture.  How important should “culture” be?  And what is the relationship between culture and performance?

    On the last episode of our first season, Anna and I talk about this experience with Teila Evans, a former ERG (Employee Resource Group) leader.

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    • 25 min
    When raising awareness for an “important social issue”

    When raising awareness for an “important social issue”

    In today’s story a company’s outreach team takes on gun violence in a neighboring poor, black community, ignoring warnings from an employee that the effort would be insensitive and careless.  Was there a better way for the company to make an impact?  And what would you have done if you were that employee?

    Featuring Karen Fleshman, founder of Racy Conversations.

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    • 20 min
    When it comes down to an ultimatum

    When it comes down to an ultimatum

    In today’s story a boss decides to renew a particularly difficult temporary employee’s contract, despite receiving an ultimatum from one of his full-time direct reports, who he asked for an opinion on multiple occasions.

    When would you make this type of demand?  And what if this weren’t a temporary employee?  Anna, Chris Doenlen, and I ask each other some thought-provoking questions in this podcast episode.

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    • 23 min
    When they aren't a priority

    When they aren't a priority

    In today's story, an attorney attempts to correct the boss's disregard for gender identity on multiple occasions, while representing clients for that exact problem.  

    How would you convince your manager to take pronouns more seriously?  And how long would you try?

    Featuring Rachel Ayers.

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    • 20 min
    When a dream promotion turns into a nightmare

    When a dream promotion turns into a nightmare

    In today’s story a woman that was previously overlooked for a promotion in a male-dominated department is finally offered the job, only to be met with hostility from the rest of the team.  Anna and I discuss this deceivingly simple story at length with Emily Grove, an employment attorney, on the podcast.  

    If you were that manager, would you seek help from senior management?  And what would you do with your rebellious team?

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    • 28 min
    When money is tight and there's no way around it

    When money is tight and there's no way around it

    Today’s story is about a difficult financial situation at work.  How do you keep employees engaged when money is tight?  And what can you do when your company's decisions impact your own finances.

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    • 29 min

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I met Adam and I’m excited to hear this podcast and where it goes in 2020. Keep up the great work man.

- Zach with Living Corporate

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