E1B2 (Employee 1st Business 2nd) it’s a business podcast that focuses solely on the unique tactics and authentic approaches that helps leaders and brands create unique and effective culture/employee experiences. Our focus with the show is to make sure that tangible tactics can be taken away and infused into your organization today!
Topics we cover (Employee Retention, Employee Experience, Leadership, Succession Planning, Employee Relationships, Employee Development, Management Coaching) and so much more!
In today’s episode I breakdown the importance of communicating how your direct reports should present diverse ideas and or perspectives to you at any given time. Doing so is a great way to set expectations and to create a level of inclusion and psychological safety that is optimal for productivity!
In today’s episode I breakdown the curriculum for those who are excited about it becoming joining the first Project 2030 Cohort. I hope this breaks down what you are getting into and I hope this solidifies your excitement!
In today’s episode we dive into all things recruiting when it comes to growing in establishing a startup! I know for a fact if you running recruiting within a startup or if you’re a startup looking to scale your recruiting initiatives this is a great episode to listen too!
In today’s episode I give you all a behind the scenes peak and look into the Project 2030 brand in a keynote/fireside chat format. I dive deep into career development content that all HR leaders or hopeful leaders will appreciate
In today’s episode I breakdown how vital it is to forever and always audit your EX , audit your operational Reality is when it comes to your people and make sure what you have in place fits the desires, wants and engagement expectations of your people and of course fits the goals as an organization
In today’s episode I breakdown what more organizations should do when it comes to receiving cycling through new ideas! Unpacking the benefits ... unpacking the wins , unpacking the objective cool moments that can occur
Today I bring you a very special episode of Let’s Talk Startups; I have Aj Picard , a dear friend and Founder of Clava. We discuss our personal friendship Origin story... Clava’s Origin story’, creatives, independence, entrepreneurship, influencers and so much more ... I’m proud of this episode and I hope you all enjoy! https://apps.apple.com/us/app/clava/id1439856512
Wanted to give you all a little behind the scenes “listen” to a great podcast I did that should be coming out soon. We discussed CONTEXT which you all know means so much to me from a leadership perspective! Hope you all enjoy!
In this podcast I breakdown the fifth sedition and honestly the most impactful section of Beyond Resume; this section forces the organization to hold themselves accountable , double back and make sure they are truly making an impact
In today’s episode we breakdown so much as it pertains to how startups should go about and think about B2B sales. We also rift on an idea that hopefully turns out well for Brendan and we discuss how leadership and hiring makes a huge difference as well when forming the right teams! I hope you all enjoy this episode it’s definitely a great one!
In today’s episode I share some light on how vital the Core18 is when it comes to preparing for and thinking through your first time applying to become a Head of People. I hope this was thoughtful and helpful ... Project 2030 Cohort #1 coming soon!
I completely lost it on this episode hahaha “in a good way”. I present tons of motivation when it comes to DEI and the responsibilities a Head of People has when it comes to leading and supporting executives... enjoy
In today’s episode I breakdown a few tips folks should be aware of when it comes to Re-Up Skilling and Career Mapping. Focuses that are super beneficial and will increase productivity and bottom lines over time!
In today’s podcast we touch on a few areas of the values organizations and applicants have when it comes to the Core18; this is yet another look into the new initiative and super vital for all startup founders to understand and implement
In today’s episode Phil and I dive deep into full conversation that every founder should consume. We chat about covid 19 in the complexities that brings to your brand, your team and leadership. We discussed partnerships, events, VC’s ; and so much more! Big big fan of this episode (btw the audio was a bit choppy at times, we do apologize and ask that you bare with us a bit)
And today’s episode I brainstorm out loud an idea that I’m soo excited about , an idea I recommend every Startup to implement. It’s a true game changer if you implement what you hear at a very intentional level
In today’s episode Karl and I give you the best episode of “let’s talk startups”; we dive deep into his brand, team challenges, leadership & development challenges, partnership design, startup life , generation of early revenue and so much more
Crystal Williams is the founder and CEO of “The You Brand Academy” and guys she killed it! In today’s episode we touched on so much that all job seekers and employees should know, appreciate and put into practice. I’m honored she decided to join the podcast and I know for a fact so many will learn so much!
In today’s episode I breakdown Anna and I killed it! It you are active in HR or a student preparing to get involved you will love every minute of this podcast. We touched on so much (people analytics, employee engagement, career mapping in HR , beyond resume etc ..) I know for a fact you all will love this. Thank you so much ASU & Anna!
A few tips and perspectives all startups leaders should build into day to day operations when it comes to making Learning moments for your teams stick long term and turn into a true operational behavior and outcome
In today’s episode we breakdown the following!
* holistic support of employees, especially during times of crisis
* the importance of managing down - understanding individual employees and how to best capitalize on their strengths
* cultivating curiosity
* setting boundaries
* progressive ideas of what makes someone "qualified" for a role, project, task
* transparency - to staff, members, stakeholders, the public
I’ll make this simple if you an active or future job seeker I can assure you thus episode will be one to listen to, play back, pause (jot down a few notes) and truly consume/appreciate. And if you are a internal leader looking to hire talent you’ll definitely want to tune in as well , the wisdom Lezlie shares with you should definitely be consumed at scale, key tips that will help you gain some much needed empathy that will help you throughout your recruiting process!
In today’s episode my guest John and I breakdown the following
1. CFO and startup financials
2. Partnership design and the impact it can have on a Startup
3. Building a Community of COO professionals
4. Of course the intersection between a COO x Head of People
And so much more .. ENJOY!
Outside of the obvious social, email, and InMail channels, these are some ideas for generating organization awareness that may increase your candidate inbound!
- Posting and interacting in niche online forums.
- Hosting virtual micro-events with senior leaders and other industry experts.
- Advertising on niche newsletters. (We did this. It works!)
- Podcast advertising.
- Influencers. (Yep, business influencers to promote your company as an amazing place to work.)
In this episode I breakdown How to create you “my perfect role profile”
Outlining your workflow
Outlining your long term goals
Outlining your macro and micro autonomy structures
Why the structure is vital to you and the value it will bring
Step by step of how to identify the type of culture and leadership support you need at this point in your career
Unpacking your desires
Unpacking life /kids circumstances
Unpacking how culture and leadership is connecting to future goals
In today’s episode Ryan we discuss the following: * Midwest tech and startup community
* The benefits of working at a Midwest startup
* Beyond brand / The role internal communications plays within the world of recruiting
* Why startups on the coast are relocating inland and to the Midwest
* The future of Midwest tech
* Hiring based on culture and values
* Midwest cost of living
* Building a startup in the Midwest
* Startup benefits in the Midwest
Beyond brand episode : discuss following questions
1. What data and information do we use to evaluate performance
2. Do the best ideas win here or are a lot of politics involved- either way let’s unpack our truth
3. Coming into our organization what’s most important, different etc about the way we make decisions
1. 50/50 blend of expecting employee accountability upfront vs helping employees find and establish accountability through contextual support
2. Resurrecting a role vs firing (good humans that are engaged desire to be coached up “win - win for them and the brand)
3. Operationalize 6 month Q/A with staff : what politics, bureaucracy, rules, regulations, manger norms do we have as mangers that is causing you to loose momentum, loose motivation, and may be slowing you down from a productivity standpoint
In today’s episode I have the honor of bringing Kamal (Head of Business Development & Partnerships) & Claudia (Head of HR) ; we had the opportunity to unpack who they are , there journeys into the brand, I bit about the brand, why it’s amazing to work for FISPAN & then we really get a chance to dive deep into partnership design, on:boarding Communications, HR, Employer Branding, how head of Partnerships and HR may be able to work together and so much more!
In today’s episode I breakdown what it’s vital for organizations and employees to independently of each other unpack and understand “ways of working / the (how)” when thinking about job descriptions and or an an employee situation job opportunities
In today’s episode I breakdown how to create and execute a “employees first” empathic on-boarding process that gives organizations what they want to need which is a “productive, happy, motivated , HEARD , engaged employee”
In today’s episode I have Courteney Real a Corporate venture capital associate @ Capital Factory and host of Real Capital Podcast. We truly talked about... How about the importance of community
Build the MVP first
Living into someone’s communication style
Raising your first round of capital
What to think about in terms of how much to raise and how much runway
How are investors areunpacking the importance of founders having a grasp around team development, leadership , ability to set culture ?
And so much more ! Enjoy
In today’s episode I breakdown why more employees need to expect from brands learning and development to be apart of the overall experience. L&D that is contextually designed to reflect there POV and desires!
In today’s episode I breakdown a very practical but outside the box perspective that I’m excited to share; I hope some of you resonate and pull something from it! I believe my POV can help startups view compensation and there employees from a different lens; a lens that will create more empathy and hopefully will increase retention and engagement
In today's episode, I share my thoughts around what's to come with the Monday Anticipation brand, the energy and tips I will be sharing .. and a story/tip that will start things off on the right foot!
Looking forward to the future episodes and more importantly looking forward to helping/supporting all of the professionals that will consume these podcast episodes!
In today’s episode with Seema we discuss ...
1. Startup EX , our structure and the value we are trying to bring to growth organizations
2. Seema Provides objective feedback ... helpful feedback around the work we are doing with Startup EX
3. The importance of rebranding, reinvigoration or repositioning your company
4. How rebranding is more than just your logo
5. The specific steps you (and your team) need to (re)brand and how this effort can be the catalyst to sales and scale
And so much more ...
1) How founders can set themselves up for success for raising early rounds (angel rounds, pre-seed, seed, etc.)
2) Building a company and raising money during a pandemic
3) Evaluating AI startups
4) Startup hiring
5) When Founders should be thinking about EX and so much more!
In this episode we talk.... 1. no-code space
2. running a product studio
4. POV when are startups thinking about culture
6. alternatives to venture capital (services for equity, indie.vc, etc)
In today’s episode I go on a motivational RANT that I hope inspires all professionals young and old to stick to there guns ... only Accept what they deserve and to make that a consistent behavior not a “sometimes , will see .. nice to have”
In today’s episode I breakdown why it’s vital leaders unpack and breakdown for those they are leader how to make tough decisions, get things done and do so in a way that creates speed and productivity! I also breakdown why it’s important to do so thus I dive deep into delegation and the importance of building a team!
In today’s episode I have an amazing guest on to talk all things startups! So much great information in this episode I know my founders, startup brands and leaders won’t be disappointed ! Thank you so much Jessica!
In today’s episode I had the honor of bringing on the king of Internal Communications, the founder of http://www.thinkaudacity.com/, someone that I look up to as a mentor and now a friend! We unpack so much in the episode, I know for a fact you won’t be disappointed!
In today’s episode I discuss the true meaning of a bad apple and how to handle someone that seems from a far to be a bad apple due to a difference of perspective and way of going about executing a a process!
In today’s episode we discuss Growth vs Profitability, Mental health as a founder and a leader , Future of work and how to make it inclusive , of course we unpack how E1B2 can support venture and startup ; along with so much more!
In Today’s episode I breakdown how to keep employee experience (empathy, patience, flexibility, context , NO EGO) in mind when leading your employees through the speed and inevitable fast changes inside of a start-up
“Understand and articulate who makes decisions inside of the company and how decisions are made” // “Share how the company celebrates, promotes and graduates Employees” // “Share openly about conflicts and difficulties that are affecting the brand or that the brand is facing”
In today’s episode I breakdown why leaders should be spending 50% of there time on talent development not delegating , micromanaging and controlling . There job should be spent learning how to support those that report to them more effectively!
In today’s podcast I break down an interesting conversation I had today. A fellow colleague and I had an incredibly thoughtful conversation around the lack of transparency Brands allow their employees to execute against from an employer branding perspective. I wanted to give you guys an update around all things beyond Brand, I truly hope that you guys enjoy
In today’s episode We dive into scaling a business with little money and team support, *Sales is King & Queen: Why most people suck at it, why I did, the practical ways to improve, quickly, and how that can save your business ... and so much more. I know for a fact if your building a startup or your looking too at some point this episode will provide you so much value!
In today’s episode I answer a question from a fellow in a course member that is having an issue with the organizational structure , thus I share my POV on how to help and makes a bit more empathic and employee focused!
In today’s episode I break down why it’s so vital to allow your employees to reflect on things that they’re learning so that overtime they can add more value to the organization‘s learnings and bottom line
In today’s episode and give a little bit of a sneak peek into a few questions I’m designing for an EX Audit... so many of these questions I know for a fact startups/leaders can use and make a big difference!
Keynote Topics (How do I establish emotional glue, the benefits of establishing emotional glue, the benefits of creating a Beyond resume, The tactics and secrets of a beyond Brand and the most important part of it all, why important for leaders to strip away ego)
In today’s episode Catherine came on today’s podcast and completely tore down… In a good way. Her operational background paired with her adventure in marketing routes paired with her passion for putting employees first made this podcast one for the ages. I’m so honored and grateful to kick off the new “let’s talk startups” series that we were able to bring her on. We dove deep into operations , employee experience, startups and so much more! I truly enjoyed this conversation and I know startup founders, venture-capital, internal start of managers will find so much value!
In today’s episode we provide some amazing information to current employees that are looking to navigate there careers as well as employees that are looking To create more productive experiences from a culture perspective at there organizations . I know for a fact you guys won’t regret diving in with me and Jessica!
In today’s episode I get a bit vulnerable and share with you guys a few mistakes I’ve made recently, what I would have done & what other leaders can learn and take away from my mistakes. I hope you all enjoy
In today’s episode I give you guys a listen to a podcast I did a few weeks ago as a guest! I’m almost certain Court, the host of this amazing podcast; pushed me to deliver my best performance/provided my best tangible insights and perspectives! I truly hope you all enjoy and I’m looking forward to the responses!
In this episode I share a few questions brands need to be asking themselves as well as a few questions candidates deserved know early in the recruiting and hiring process! Hope this helps and I hope you all enjoy!
In today’s episode we dive into all things internal communications, DEI, employee experience and of course we learn what “A Leader Like Me” is , the amazing brand , and the value these two lovely guests are bringing to so many woman across the globe! Hope you all enjoy today’s episode! Find out more @ - website: https://aleaderlikeme.com/
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In today’s episode I breakdown why VC’s should care about making sure the companies they invest in spend time investing and thinking through how they are going to operationalize a thoughtful and productive employee experience!!
In today’s episode a dive deeper into why it’s important to allow data to be the determining factor if teams realize emotions and personal points of views are getting too much involved… Listen closely and let me know your thoughts on how and why I believe this should be a promise all leaders have when it comes to decision-making
In today’s episode I attempt to motivate and inspire leaders to outline the promises that will live and die by that will make not only there relationships and experiences with those they lead better but the company better as a whole!
In today’s episode I pose a question to you guys and provide feedback on why it’s a good idea to have systems in place to allow employees to make mistakes, learn from those mistakes and experience zero consequence or pressure!
In today’s episode you guys will hear The majority of a podcast that I am very proud of. Today I shared a viewpoints and perspectives that I think more leaders and overall professionals needed to hear and to think through… Hope you guys all enjoy
In this episode I explain why my employees on my Northstar when it comes to financially building a company that I know will be the biggest in the greatest. My motivation and driver is not only to to build great product and great services, my driver in Northstar is around making sure my employees can live the type of life they actually want to live… My driver is to make my employees feel happy in every component … I feel it’s my responsibility
In today’s episode I breakdown what I do when I notice anyone I’m working is feeling stressed, uncomfortable or unstable ... I breakdown my immediate action plan and the value it can have long term from a productivity standpoint!!
What is emotional glue
- It’s understanding that humans are wired to work harder , be more creative and are more likely to be more productive when they feel they have a true bond, respect , connection and love for those they work with and for
- it’s taking your time to get to know who your working with or for or leading at a very deep personal level
- it’s be excited about working hard to understand there personal context and have empathy for that context thus your reactions and experiences with that person is based off of that context
This is why I’m such a huge fan of IDP planning and connecting your next 3 progressive promotions or career pathing moves to the work you do on a daily basis. If you show someone where they want and can be , what they need to do to get there , and guide them along the way they will have higher motivation along the way!
In today’s episode I we opened up the Bible of Employer Branding and provided you guys with so much value in honestly shocked myself. We dove deep into out of the box tactics around Employer Branding I know for a fact startup brands need to think about. We dove deep into why it matters, who will and should be the executor of a thoughtful employer branding strategy and so much more… Thank you so much Nate enjoy today’s episode
In today’s episode I breakdown a few thoughts that are definitely alarming to me as it pertains to how we measure, comprehend and act on performance management... would truly love all thoughts and perspectives!
Love love love today’s episode we dove deep into DEI and provided a few perspectives that I feel not many people are talking about but need to be. We also dove deep into core principles of Organizational Psychology that so many small brands/startups could benefit from if they implement core best practices: Today’s guest - Dr. Victoria Mattingly is an organizational psychologist, passionate about improving the human experience at work. She is CEO and founder of Mattingly Solutions, is a HR/management consulting firm that measures workplace inclusion and trains majority group members/leaders to better create a workplace culture where everyone can thrive.
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In today’s episode I try to motivate any human being that plays in the HR space to think thoroughly about how they can change traditional policies to be more empathetic and more context based for what your people actually need and not what the standard industry norms are!
Hey guys today I’m bringing you an exclusive behind the scenes listen to a q/a panel that I truly feel is a MUST LISTEN! I know for a fact executives, leaders, mangers , employees .. ALL humans in general will find value in what we have to say! I hope you all enjoy!
In today’s episode we talk about a ton of things because it’s been along time since we’ve caught up so we decided to keep it a little bit more organic in conversational. We touched on COVID-19, we touched on leadership ship, we touched on context pay and why brands need to stop paying attention to headlines and focus on what there people actually need, we touched on mattering in the world of work and how that can truly impact your employees and a bunch more that I’m sure you guys will enjoy !
In today’s episode I encourage all people leaders and executives to make proactive plans around recourse allocations for changes that will be needed before hand so when the data from a survey is collected you as a leader won’t have to go through the difficult process of explaining to your people why it took months to make changes. Honesty , transparency and being proactive is key!
In today’s episode I give a few tips around how organizations can operationalize the core principle “diversifying new ideas” . Today’s episode will definitely help any company that is looking to spike revenue increase innovation!
In this episode I talk about how leaders can gain their teams respect during tough times and the positive impact it can have on the longevity of the brand and the relationships that keep things together.
In today’s episode I go into deep detail of a case study produced by IDEO that explains why empathy and observing can lead to massive productivity, change and innovation which can not only grow the business but make your consumers happier!
In today’s episode I talk about why it’s important to unpack applicants long term professional goals in the beginning of the hiring process, and the benefits it can have on overall engagement & retention!
I breakdown the different ways a brand should and can look at traditional policies ... below , and ways to be more empathic and make sure they are practicing these policies from a lens that makes sense for there people first
And today’s episode I provide my two cents on a podcast I was listening to on the way organizations should and will adopt new principles and embedding inside of there cultures post cover 19. I dive deeper into why I believe… “It is safe to try” will be and should be a new principle that Brands implement, and I talk a little bit about why I believe Brands will take advantage of benefits from this new principal