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Podcast | September 20, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Howard Kincaide about his long career in Product Leadership. He starts with how his nature to always be making things served him throughout his career. Later, Howard discusses his long journey introducing teams to Lean Product Development Methods. We then discuss using cultural values to create high performing teams. Listen in for more tips on how to create change within any organization.

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Podcast | September 13, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Rob Evans about his experience designing and leading collaborative workshops to help leaders align and mobilize their teams to tackle complex challenges successfully. He starts with how his background in studying at the Harvard Divinity School led to management consulting. Later, Rob discusses the importance of where we work and how it influences how we work. We then discuss collaboration at scale. Listen in for more tips on how to teach design collaboration at scale.

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Podcast | September 6, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Jennifer Houlihan about her experience transitioning into the UX Design industry later in her career and teaching other adult learners. She starts with how a project working at a local Non Profit exposed her up to UX Design. Later, Jennifer discusses the importance of lifelong learning and keeping a beginners mindset. We then discuss how and why to include play at work and while learning. Listen in for tips on how to activate different learning models for your students and yourself.

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Podcast | August 30, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Patti Dobrowolski about her career helping teams navigate growth and change. She starts with how her background in Theater has influenced her career. Later, Patti shares her journey of awareness that has helped her make it easier for people to connect to themselves and us. We then discuss how and why to include play at work. Listen in for the steps to help bridge states of consciousness with the groups you’re facilitating.

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Podcast | August 23, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Joan Ball about her career helping organizations flourish in times of change. She starts with insights into the resources, resourcefulness, and their connection to navigating uncharted territory. Later, Joan shares how she uses Emergency Services as a metaphor to help her clients make sense of the dynamism they’re facing. We then discuss the importance of including unstructured time in our schedules. Listen in for the steps to anticipate and thrive during disruption.

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Podcast | August 16, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking withLori Serna about her career leading business transformation initiatives at Cal Poly. She starts with tips on how to facilitate transformation at a large organization. Later, Lori explores common fears that facilitators share during transformation work. We then discuss the nuts and bolts of Lean and Kaizen Methodologies. Listen in for insight that spans industries.

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Podcast | August 9, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Natalie Born about her role as VP of Innovation at Territory Global. She shares how an interest in negotiating influenced her career path. Later, Natalie explores topics running from emotional journeys and change, to ground rules and burnout. We then discuss the importance of developing a rest ethic. Listen in to learn all about giving people a vision that helps them get to the other side of change.

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Podcast | August 2, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Eksteen de Waal about leadership and helping people flourish. He shares how a traumatic childhood event influenced his career. Later, Eksteen explores topics like Psychological Safety, culture, and fairness. We then discuss employee needs in and out of the office. Listen in to learn all about developing exponential cultures.

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Podcast | July 26, 2022

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.

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Podcast | July 19, 2022

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.