Category: Team-anywhere-podcast

A Leader’s Digest on Promoting Success in Virtual Teams  

Amidst the past 2 years, organizations were forced to find ways to allow virtual and hybrid work to adjust to the pandemic protocols. However, the challenge is on for leaders in terms of building trust, effective communication and deep connection with their team members.

In today’s episode we interview Tara Powers, CEO of Powers Resource Center LLC and author of the books, Virtual Team for Dummies and Working from Home for Dummies. Today’s topics are focused on the ideal model of remote teams (virtual and hybrid); and also on the importance of technology, communication, connection and vulnerability which will help team members as they Team Anywhere.

An Organization’s Path to Aligned Momentum and Clarity

Organizations develop strategic plans towards their future. However, many plans end up being divided into tasks that are distributed throughout the organization without a unified thread. This leads to a lack of focused action and clarity. In this age of ceaseless change and innovation, clarity is mandatory for high-growth outcomes.

In today’s episode we interview Lori Michele Leavitt, President and CEO of Abrige Corp. and author of the books, The Pivot: Orchestrating Extraordinary Business Momentum, and new release (April 2022), Pivot to Clarity. Today’s topic is locked-in on the concept of aligned momentum; specifically, the clarity and mindful implementation of change as organizations Team Anywhere.

Fostering Employee Engagement and Talent Retention Through Employee Resource Groups

The past 2 years have been a challenge for leaders to engage and motivate their team members. The great resignation proved that employees have the option to choose their desired career paths. Thus, organizational leaders should devise ways to prevent turnover and keep employees.

On today’s podcast episode we interview Deanna Figurito, Founder and Lead Coach of DFig Connects Coaching and Consulting.Today’s topics are locked-in on the implementation, benefits, and significant effects of ERGs or Employee Resource Groups to improve employee engagement and talent retention.

Effective Leadership Strategies in Implementing Organizational Change

Leaders have the challenge of implementing organizational changes. Typically team members react differently to change. The main question that leaders need to answer is how can they implement organizational change effectively, make it stick, and not lose key players in the process?

On today’s podcast episode we interview Nancy Murphy, CEO of CSR Communications and Creator of Intrapreneurs Influence Lab. Today’s topics are locked in to effective change strategies, best leadership characteristics for influencing change, and techniques for managing resistance.

The Future of Hybrid and Virtual Workspaces

For the past 2 years organizations struggled with the pandemic restrictions because of the social distancing requirement imposed in office spaces. That led to innovation of different work setups that we have never seen before. These are virtual and hybrid workspaces. The main question is, are we ready to replace the physical office with the virtual office?

On today’s podcast episode we interview, Arkadiy Baltser, Founder and CEO of Plutoview an organization who is pushing towards the barrier of allowing team members to work collaboratively anytime, anywhere using cutting edge technology. Today’s topics are locked-in on the future of virtual and hybrid workspaces, the metaverse and the superpowers that organizations are looking forward to using as they Team Anywhere.

A Complete Guide to Creating Inclusive Workplace Environments

Organizations have seen talent being mobile, especially in the Great Resignation. Attrition rates have reached their all-time-high. Employees have opened the doors to different opportunities and work arrangements in the creation of “culturally fit” organizations. Leaders should be able to improve the company’s talent retention processes by making their team members feel “included” as future work is being redefined.

On today’s podcast episode, we interview Deanna Singh, Managing Partner of Uplifting Impact and author of the upcoming book, Actions Speak Louder: A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming an Inclusive Workplace at a High level. Today’s topics are locked-in on creating inclusive workplace environments to improve employee engagement and talent retention.

Fostering Company Growth Through Effective Communication Flow

Most organizations think only about generating profits to drive company growth. As leaders in today’s environment, it takes more than profits to drive growth. Instead, processes supporting prioritization, accountability, and documentation are necessary to improve communication and productivity towards growth. Leaders should also be able to keep their team engaged virtually and in-person by improving their sense of why they are working for the organization.

On today’s podcast episode, we interview Dan Gray, General Manager of KOTN Supply Inc., who is experienced in scaling companies from small to large. Today’s topics are locked-in on the use of effective communication flow in organizations (prioritization, accountability and documentation), the best company culture, and keeping employees engaged to foster company growth.

A Leader’s Guide to Creating High-Growth Organizations

There is no organization who does not want growth. For the past 2 years, leaders are struggling with growth due to having to manage employees both in-person and virtually. Talent retention is also difficult as seen from the Great Resignation that took place. The best employees now have the option to choose their employers with the best company culture that fits them.

On today’s podcast episode, we interview Andrew Bartlow, Founder and Managing Partner of Series B Consulting and is the co-author of the book, Scaling for Success: People Priorities for High-Growth Organizations. Today’s topics are locked-in on how to prepare your organization to take the next set of steps towards hyper growth or high-growth.

Effective Leadership Conversation Techniques

Dissensions are disagreements which lead to discord that can go on for years in an organization–simply because something went wrong in the conversation. Leaders should be able to step up and be able to learn how to effectively dig deeper in conversations with their team members. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the addition of virtual and hybrid meetings, it has become tougher for leaders to get messages across within new worldviews and standards.

On today’s podcast episode, we interview Rose Fass, Founder and CEO of fassforward and author of the upcoming book, The Leadership Conversation: Make Bold Change One Conversation at a Time. Today’s topics are locked-in on effective conversation techniques for leaders. This is a must-have skill for leaders to engage in meaningful conversations with their teams.

Team Anywhere Toolkit #1: Fostering A Psychologically Safe, Healthy & Human Work Environment

As Mitch and Ginny introduce their first-ever toolkit, they reflect on the lessons shared by David Mead (Episode #78) and Jennifer Moss (Episode #79) on being honest, humble and human, and on building social and emotional health that energizes teams through meaningful events and inclusive conversations.