There are multiple management styles in today's environment which try to explore how we can best teach and grow our teams. On this episode, we discuss the concept of treating your team like "family", in the sense that you'll do whatever you need to make them feel supported. What are the pros/cons of this model? How is this feasible in a competitive hiring marketplace where you usually have about 30 minutes to vet a candidate?
According to a Gallup poll from 2013, 70% of those surveyed either hated their jobs or were completely disengaged! From experiencing issues with superiors or teammates, to lack of purpose-focused work, there are many reasons why people these days may be unhappy with their place of employment. On today’s episode, we present a simple and insightful way of determining, not which job will consider you to be a good fit, but rather, which workplace will be a good fit for you!
Over the past few months, we’ve had a chance to read a few books here and there! On today’s episode, we come together to talk about some life lessons learned, from the pages we’ve read to your ears!
According to an article published in the Wall Street Journal, young employees seek purpose, flexibility, collaboration and innovation. Four ways the article suggests we can motivate young employees include: technology flexibility, skill alignment, providing opportunities for innovation and empowered well-being & work-life balance. Given that as generations enter into the workforce with unique challenges, wants and needs, we wanted to take a moment to share experiences and advice, on how to motivate and empower the youngins in the office!
Traditionally, men have been perceived as better leaders than women. Why is this? In this episode, we explore historical perceptions of leadership towards men and women, where we stand today, and what the research tells us.