The secret to virtual workplace success starts with promoting work empathy. Empathy and similar soft skills are essential for today’s workplace and are a critical…
In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Betsy Church Bula about how a deep interest in people and journalism led to her career as a Remote Work Evangelist. She shares how storytelling has been such an important part of her career. Later, Betsy explores the benefits of the nonlinear workday and the opportunities it opens up. We then discuss productivity in and out of the office. Listen in to learn how remote work is different after COVID.
Creating a culture of compassion starts with empathy. Use the empathy map to adopt a human-centered approach to leadership development.
In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Elizabeth Weingarten about how a deep interest in people and journalism led to her career researching and sharing the science of leadership development to clients around the world. She shares some of the many benefits of having strong relationships at work and how they can help us tap into positive energy. Later, Elizabeth explains the three factors that best create the conditions for learning. We then discuss the importance of sponsoring your peers and helping them move forward at work. Listen in for reasons why leadership behaviors are more important than traits.
Stay relevant in the changing workplace by investing in innovation. Explore the difference between disruptive innovation and sustaining innovation to stand out amongst competitors.
Why is empathy important in business? It empowers leaders, teams, and clients to connect in a uniquely human way.
In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Victor Udoewa about his varied work experience that brought him to his current position as a Service Design Lead at NASA. He explains how his experience as an engineer, educator, International Development Specialist, and health and trauma counselor helped him land a job designing educational software for Google. Later, Victor shares his thoughts on Integrated Design, Asset based problem solving, Defuturing, Reworlding, Ontological Design, and Hyperlocality. We then discuss the importance of including community members in the design process. Listen in for reasons why facilitators should give up power to better attend to the needs of the people they’re serving.