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The E1B2 Collective Podcast

The E1B2 Collective Podcast

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Welcome to (The E1B2 Collective Podcast). On this podcast you’ll find innovative strategy, advice and tangible tactics that work best to create great organizational cultures & put employees at the center of that strategy. The content is a mix of our host “Anthony Vaughan” sharing his own Solo POV along with phenomenal guest based interviews! Enjoy!
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A/B Testing - Employee Training & L&D
A/B Testing - Employee Training & L&D
In today’s episode Aj breaks down a simple framework and case study that all organizations should get behind! Frameworks that really match the employees first methodology!
03:23
January 30, 2023
Internal Mobility (Give Employees What they Want)
Internal Mobility (Give Employees What they Want)
In today’s episode Aj shares a motivating POV on the power of Internal Mobility
08:11
January 27, 2023
Top Employers 001: Getting your CFO, Product Teams & Sales Teams excited about DEI
Top Employers 001: Getting your CFO, Product Teams & Sales Teams excited about DEI
In today’s episode Aj shares a few thoughts around how DEI can make a huge impact on the bottom line of an organization, in a way most companies fail to think about and focus on!
10:07
January 27, 2023
Almas Insight: Happy Recruiting = Big Business
Almas Insight: Happy Recruiting = Big Business
In today’s episode Aj shares his take on why recruiting teams need to be supported, funded and appreciated!
09:18
January 25, 2023
Divercial 005: Setting and Outlining Communication Guidelines
Divercial 005: Setting and Outlining Communication Guidelines
In todays episode Aj shares a few thoughts around how Jason Fried of Base Camp & Hey.com - how without potentially knowing, he baked a lot of DEI&B into his organization from a communications & meeting perspective - elements I think all organizations can get excited about and learn from!
05:00
January 25, 2023
Developing a Culture Built to Withstand Change
Developing a Culture Built to Withstand Change
In today’s episode Aj shares his thoughts on how to truly help organizations withstand any and all change!
06:34
January 24, 2023
Cultivating a Culture of Continues Improvement
Cultivating a Culture of Continues Improvement
In today episode Aj shares perspectives on how organizations can consistently level up!
06:47
January 24, 2023
Retention Rates (Per Manager)
Retention Rates (Per Manager)
In this episode Aj breaks down why it’s important to track your individual mangers retention numbers and how to have strategic empathy on both sides of the equation!
11:03
January 18, 2023
Divercial 004: How to make your Exit Interviews more Inclusive
Divercial 004: How to make your Exit Interviews more Inclusive
In today’s episode Aj shares a message that breaks down how to have more impactful conversations during an employees exit and how the data/feedback from those conversations should be used as organizations gear up to begin hiring again!
07:46
January 17, 2023
Using Data to “Keep Key Talent”
Using Data to “Keep Key Talent”
In today’s episode Aj breakdown a case study by Nielsen!
05:11
January 17, 2023
Divercial 003: Operationalizing Empathic Leadership
Divercial 003: Operationalizing Empathic Leadership
I’m today’s episode Aj shares a few perspectives on how to truly operationalize empathetic moments into the role and expectations of your leaders! Enjoy …
07:14
January 16, 2023
Honesty is the greatest Policy
Honesty is the greatest Policy
In today’s episode Aj shares some exciting news, perspectives and insight!
06:14
January 16, 2023
Changing the Lives of your Employees w/ Horizontal & Vertical Career Planning
Changing the Lives of your Employees w/ Horizontal & Vertical Career Planning
In todays episode Aj shares a few really impactful tips that can change the lives of your employees and the success rate of the business
11:24
January 13, 2023
Divercial 002: DEI&B - Setting OKR’s & KPI’s
Divercial 002: DEI&B - Setting OKR’s & KPI’s
In today’s episode Aj shares a few thoughts and insights on the impact DEI can have on an organization and how leaders should go about tracking and measuring DEI efforts. Aj also shared a few insights that were a bit different then what most would consider… hope you all find this helpful!
12:11
January 13, 2023
Divercial 001: Aj Vaughan & Randeep Purewal, MBA
Divercial 001: Aj Vaughan & Randeep Purewal, MBA
We have a brand new series that we are excited to present… Divercial! This will be a series of amazing content that covers all things DEI. Will touch elements of the Divercial Product, we will cover best practices all DEI/People leaders internally need to understand, finally we will bring on guests that can expand our knowledge and provide practical and useful advice. This practical episode features the Head of Strategic Partnerships/Host of the E1B2 Podcast & of course the Founder & CEO of Divercial Randeep! They dive into really interesting tips and perspectives, covering the full talent journey. From recruiting all the way through someone’s first 6-12 months of employment; and the DEI efforts that should be implemented along the way!
35:00
January 12, 2023
People First Talent & Retention w/Alexandra Bowden
People First Talent & Retention w/Alexandra Bowden
In today’s episode Aj brings on Alexandra Bowden, they discuss all things people, hiring, transparency, elements of the world or people programs and culture they feel more professionals need to truly get behind and understand… and so much more! Alexandra was an amazing guest, and we hope you enjoy.
47:15
January 12, 2023
Almas Insight: Predicting, Learning and Embracing Human Behavior & Capability Alignment
Almas Insight: Predicting, Learning and Embracing Human Behavior & Capability Alignment
I’m today’s episode Aj shares a few thoughts around why organizations can and should get really excited about predicting behavior, measuring situational alignment and so much more!
06:59
January 11, 2023
Workforce Planning (Smatter & Shorter) - Almas Insight
Workforce Planning (Smatter & Shorter) - Almas Insight
In todays episode Aj breaks down why organizations must use technology to help make faster and better decisions because the timelines to plan and to make these decisions are shrinking!
09:46
January 11, 2023
Stay Ahead of the Market (Moving Around - but not Out)
Stay Ahead of the Market (Moving Around - but not Out)
In today’s episode Aj shares a few honest perspectives on how organizations can show up differently for their people during these very uncertain, difficult and trying times!
10:26
January 11, 2023
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 6: Trevor Bogan
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 6: Trevor Bogan
In today’s episode Aj brings on Trevor Bogan from Top Employers Institute! They discussed employee experience, applicant experience, transparency and so much more. With the last installment of the 2022 Recap Show, Trevor and Aj truly bring substantial value and impact! Enjoy, and here’s to 2023!
50:13
January 08, 2023
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 5: Damon Cooper
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 5: Damon Cooper
In today’s episode Aj brings on “isolved” Recruiter Damon Cooper. We discussed all things mental health, transparency, what is in store for 2023 and so much more! This may have been the best recap yet. Thank you, and enjoy!
01:15:14
January 03, 2023
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 4: Ed Evarts
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 4: Ed Evarts
In today’s episode we bring on Ed Evarts a dear friend, leadership coach, business strategist and overall genius! We discuss his thoughts from 2022, while specifically diving deep into how employees can make a difference and take charge! Enjoy and thank you Ed!
38:55
January 03, 2023
Re-Designing the Manager Role
Re-Designing the Manager Role
In today’s episode, Aj provides a few examples, tips and thoughts on how to support our lower level-mid level managers!
08:51
January 03, 2023
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 3: Randeep Purewal, MBA
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 3: Randeep Purewal, MBA
In today’s episode Aj brings on Randeep, the founder and CEO of Divercial! They discuss all things DEI, Quite quitting, Gary V and his dedication and focus to culture, career mapping and so much more! Randeep discussed a few things regarding 2022 and provides us with a few trends and focuses for 2023! Hope you all enjoy the 3rd installment of the 2022 Recap Show!
53:19
December 30, 2022
Gartner.com (Future of Work Trends in 2023 Review)
Gartner.com (Future of Work Trends in 2023 Review)
In today’s episode Aj shares a few thoughts around how the organization’s today can make an impact as it pertains to supporting the workforce in a 2023 world. Thank you Gartner.com for the Head start , hope you all enjoy!
18:22
December 28, 2022
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 2: Michael Ogunsanya
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 2: Michael Ogunsanya
In today’s episode Aj brings on former CEO of Mindstand Technologies and current product leader Michael Ogunsanya. They both discuss how organizations in 2023 world can be more thoughtful and more strategic about layoffs. How organizations need to hire more strategic and thoughtful C-Suite HR leaders & a full recap of Michael’s 2022! Enjoy!
01:14:44
December 28, 2022
Gearing up for 2023
Gearing up for 2023
In today’s episode Aj shares a few thoughts on the conversations leadership needs to be having with team members “end of year” and take the data to make changes in Q1
08:26
December 23, 2022
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 1: Aj Vaughan - Founder of The E1B2 Collective
The E1B2 2022 Recap Show Episode 1: Aj Vaughan - Founder of The E1B2 Collective
In today’s episode Aj Vaughan our amazing hots reflects on his 2022 and his plans for 2023. This is the first of a 8-9 part series! Enjoy… and prepare of honesty, depth, vulnerability, education and so much more!
55:47
December 23, 2022
Tasteful Vulnerability
Tasteful Vulnerability
In todays episode Aj gets deep and shares some honest opinions and thoughts on Change Management!
11:30
December 21, 2022
Beyond Brand Deep-Dive Confidence Building
Beyond Brand Deep-Dive Confidence Building
In todays episode Aj shares his perspectives on how organizations can build 2 types of leadership groups within departments. How leadership should share with employees what areas of development and growth they feel most confident in (Tactical Leadership or Strategic/Emotional Leadership); and how/what/when individual contributors should go to them for support. This is a great breakdown that if you listen closely all teams, departments and organizations can learn from!
13:29
December 19, 2022
Beyond Brand Deep-Dive & Case-Study
Beyond Brand Deep-Dive & Case-Study
In today’s episode Aj breaks down a case study (HR Team) - showing the value and importance of providing detailed communications to your direct reports that they can access in real time
09:27
December 19, 2022
Bonus Episode: Aj Vaughan x Ben Duek
Bonus Episode: Aj Vaughan x Ben Duek
In today episode Aj does something a bit different! He joins Ben Duek’s founder of (Cantera Leadership) - in a joint venture episode with (The E1B2 Podcast) of course! Will keep it simple, sweet and to the point … this episode is off the charts amazing! The value and depth Ben & Aj goes around all thing’s leadership is truly phenomenal! Enjoy
48:16
December 18, 2022
Creating Alignment (Reviewing Probation Review Periods & Collecting Better Data)
Creating Alignment (Reviewing Probation Review Periods & Collecting Better Data)
In today’s episode Aj shares a few key tips around probation reviews that should be added to the process. Elements that would drive better impact for not only new hires and managers but the entire department/org!
06:17
December 16, 2022
Operational Excellence & Change Management
Operational Excellence & Change Management
In today’s episode, Aj shares a few thoughts on how organizations need to build more flexibility into core categories that are the foundation of the organization!
05:30
December 16, 2022
Let’s Talk Mental Health
Let’s Talk Mental Health
In today’s episode Aj shares a few impactful and critical perspectives on all things mental health and how organizations can operationalize mental health support rather then making it a nice to have
06:17
December 14, 2022
A Small wrinkle in a CHRO’s (Recruiting Methodology)
A Small wrinkle in a CHRO’s (Recruiting Methodology)
In today’s episode, Aj shares a top around a competitive advantage recruiting teams can build for themselves heading into a 2023 talent market place
05:28
December 14, 2022
A Blueprint for Successful Team Building
A Blueprint for Successful Team Building
In today’s episode Aj shares a few tips that all companies can use as it pertains to building a team of (thinkers, action & people/leadership). At all phases of an organization, each element plays an integral part. Enjoy today’s episode
11:48
December 13, 2022
Let’s Talk Feedback w/ Andy Santos of SpotHero
Let’s Talk Feedback w/ Andy Santos of SpotHero
In todays episode Aj brings on Director of People & Culture of SpotHero - Andy Santos! They sit down for a very entertaining, informative and engaging conversation discussing all things feedback and the impact in can have on recruiting, employee experience, retention and so much more! Thank you so much Andy for your wise words and wisdom! Hope you all enjoy!
52:15
December 13, 2022
Integrating Learning into your employees workflow
Integrating Learning into your employees workflow
In todays episode, Aj shares a few tips on how to integrate learning and up-skilling into your teams workflow ; and how to do so in ways that can save you money on the recruiting side of things 6-12 months from now when those skills are fully needed and desired organizationally!
10:28
December 13, 2022
It’s not enough to have a Diverse Team - It’s time to start create an Inclusive Diverse Team
It’s not enough to have a Diverse Team - It’s time to start create an Inclusive Diverse Team
In today’s episode Aj shares a few tips around how diverse teams can level up and activate true inclusion that can provide the results all diverse teams are looking for
09:37
December 13, 2022
Parking Lot (Fireside Chat)
Parking Lot (Fireside Chat)
In today’s episode Aj shares a new idea that most if not all brands can execute on today!
06:17
December 06, 2022
How to be a Good Facilitator & How To Create a Employee First Leadership Rubric
How to be a Good Facilitator & How To Create a Employee First Leadership Rubric
I’m today’s episode Aj shares a few perspectives on how to build and cultivate great leaders, cultures & facilitation moments
11:35
December 06, 2022
Talking Employee Experience w/ Karen Jaw-Madson
Talking Employee Experience w/ Karen Jaw-Madson
In today’s episode Aj brings on a special guest (Karen Jaw-Madson) Karen Jaw-Madson is principal of Co.-Design of Work Experience, author of Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @ Work (Emerald Group Publishing, 2018), founder of Future of Work platform A New HR, executive coach, and instructor at Stanford University’s Continuing Studies Program. She enables decision makers to address organizational challenges .In this episode they discuss a wide ranging discussion around all things Employee Experience along with a bit of content selling exploration! Hope you enjoy today’s episode. Below is a bit of context on Karen I hope you will appreciate and enjoy! Thank you again Karen.  Links to impactful references:  The latest on the economy and jobs, their post said "Hiring in the U.S. continued to exceed expectations in November as employers added 263,000 jobs and wages jumped" https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/12/02/business/jobs-report-november-economy?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes#jobs-report-november The Accenture Study which speaks to the perception gap between leaders and employees: https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/Thought-Leadership-Assets/PDF-2/Accenture-Getting-To-Equal-2020-Research-Report.pdf Links to Karen's books: Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @ Work : https://amzn.to/3hE5Nwy Punk XL (Experience Leadership): https://amzn.to/3UQzsB5 The Secret Sauce For Leading Transformational Change: https://amzn.to/3UzoqAn Mobile Medicine: Overcoming People, Culture, and Governance: https://amzn.to/3E2bNa4 Advanced Health Technology: Managing Risk While Tackling Barriers to Rapid Acceleration https://amzn.to/3hxMi93
01:20:11
December 05, 2022
Beyond Brand Tips 001: Team Alignment & Effectiveness
Beyond Brand Tips 001: Team Alignment & Effectiveness
In today’s episode Aj goes on a epic rant about his new service within Beyond Brand!
17:43
December 05, 2022
Operationalizing Psychological Safety & Diversity
Operationalizing Psychological Safety & Diversity
In today’s episode Aj shares a few thoughts on building high preforming teams , thoughts that especially ring true in today’s climate
09:42
December 02, 2022
TRANSPARENCY: #1 Skill heading into 2023
TRANSPARENCY: #1 Skill heading into 2023
In today’s episode Aj shares a few vital and impactful tips for Brands entering a hiring freeze and recession impact and brands who will still be thriving!
26:41
November 22, 2022
NCT’s vs OKR’s
NCT’s vs OKR’s
In today’s episode Aj provides a new way organizations can plan for 2023 , in a way that drives context , nuance and creativity that will pull the best out of both leaders and employees!
13:02
November 21, 2022
Stay Interviews (More Important then Ever)
Stay Interviews (More Important then Ever)
In today episode Aj shares a few perspectives on stay interviews and how leaders can utilize stay interviews during these tough moments to increase or maintain productivity and engagement
11:10
November 18, 2022
What Behaviors do we measure ?
What Behaviors do we measure ?
In today’s Aj shares a very unique perspective on how companies can use Almas insight and frankly just a more dedicated look into the behaviors that are needed during this upcoming tough time
07:09
November 17, 2022
Track Employees Perspective’s (Understanding the Needle Mover’s)
Track Employees Perspective’s (Understanding the Needle Mover’s)
In today’s episode Aj breaks down why and how to track employees perspectives and make real change!
11:04
November 15, 2022
Tips for the pending & looming (Hiring Freeze)
Tips for the pending & looming (Hiring Freeze)
In today’s episode Aj shares a few intriguing perspectives around the state of the workforce today & what we can do to support and help employees feel secure to increase retention!
13:33
November 10, 2022
Breaking Down Silos
Breaking Down Silos
In todays episode Aj breaks down a few tips, perspectives and a case study around Breaking down internal silos
11:01
November 08, 2022
L&D : “It’s time to use Common Sense and put Employees in the drivers Seat”
L&D : “It’s time to use Common Sense and put Employees in the drivers Seat”
In today’s episode Aj shares a few thoughts around how to truly inspire and motivate those who you want to lead within your organization and do so in a way that creates psychological safety but also production and value for the organization
10:43
November 02, 2022
Let’s Start Measuring Behavior
Let’s Start Measuring Behavior
In todays episode Aj shares a few thoughts on human behavior and the importance of that measurement over skill capability; and how companies often mis the mark on that measurement when trying to grow/recruit, merge , learn or stabilize!
10:04
November 01, 2022
Context is KING “Part 2”
Context is KING “Part 2”
In todays episode I breakdown how context can drive so much good for organizations today!
16:22
October 31, 2022
Leadership 101- Just Be Honest & Direct
Leadership 101- Just Be Honest & Direct
In today’s episode Aj breaks down a few communication tips for leaders who want to improve productivity of avoid mis-alignment!
06:40
October 28, 2022
Beyond Brand (3 Tips for Hiring and Retaining Culture-Add Talent)
Beyond Brand (3 Tips for Hiring and Retaining Culture-Add Talent)
Enjoy this behind the scenes Keynote!
56:02
October 26, 2022
The World of Work is Changing
The World of Work is Changing
In today’s episode Aj breaks down a few perspectives around change management that hopefully will help organizations and leaders today who are in a state of vulnerability
08:09
October 25, 2022
Hiring Processes Need to be Inclusive (No longer a nice to have .. it’s a MUST have)
Hiring Processes Need to be Inclusive (No longer a nice to have .. it’s a MUST have)
In todays episode Aj provides a wealth of knowledge around how to increase inclusivity throughout the hiring process!
24:54
October 22, 2022
Understanding Human Capabilities as an Organization
Understanding Human Capabilities as an Organization
In today’s episode Aj shares his thoughts on people first product that will blow your mind!
07:36
October 20, 2022
Let’s Talk About (Work Re-Design)
Let’s Talk About (Work Re-Design)
In today’s episode Aj discusses the possibility of work-redesign that should occur vs the tried and true efforts of recruiting and attempting to find a unicorn with an unrealistic job description. Listen closely… fantastic episode!
10:26
October 19, 2022
An Innovative Employee Benefit that will change your Employees Lives
An Innovative Employee Benefit that will change your Employees Lives
In today’s episode we breakdown a few thoughts around how thoughtful (E1) employee benefits can literally change and save your employees lives! Start with your employees psychology first!
12:36
October 18, 2022
Organizations .. More DOING & Less Talking
Organizations .. More DOING & Less Talking
In today’s episode Aj shares a few thoughts on truly how to care about employees at an individual level and truly help!
05:11
October 17, 2022
Decision Making Frameworks (Having them can substantially help your business grow)
Decision Making Frameworks (Having them can substantially help your business grow)
In today’s episode Anthony dives deep into how to put together a thoughtful and productive Employees First (decision making) framework; and the importance of having one in the first place!
12:21
October 17, 2022
Resilient & High Preforming Teams build Caring & Supportive Relationships
Resilient & High Preforming Teams build Caring & Supportive Relationships
In today’s episode, Aj shares a few personal insights .. simple insights that will help you make just a few tweaks within your teams; tweaks that can and should lead to explosive growth and impact!
06:26
October 13, 2022
LSA’s (Lifestyle Spending Accounts are Coming)
LSA’s (Lifestyle Spending Accounts are Coming)
In today’s episode Aj educates you all about the innovations that are happening within the world of work; and the expectations employees now have
12:14
October 12, 2022
People Strategy x Organizational Focus
People Strategy x Organizational Focus
In today’s episode Aj breaks down his overall perspective on the categories all HR talent should be thinking about when trying to do right by the company and by there people!
11:51
October 10, 2022
Proper Leadership Development before your recruit Large Numbers of Employees
Proper Leadership Development before your recruit Large Numbers of Employees
In todays episode Aj, walks you though how to develop and understand the right leadership structures and abilities prior to bringing on your next round of talent. There are so many high growth companies today, and you have to be thoughtful about the leaders those high preforming individual contributors they will be led by!
07:01
October 07, 2022
DE (I) & B - Lets not forget about Inclusivity
DE (I) & B - Lets not forget about Inclusivity
In today’s episode Aj breaks down how organizations and leaders can start putting more effort into operationalizing Inclusivity within the workplace
05:17
October 06, 2022
The ROI of Lifestyle Benefits