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Insights is an original series from Emplify that explores extraordinary advances in people performance and business outcomes through workplace science and…well, insights. You’ll learn from Emplify CEO and Co-Founder Santiago Jaramillo as he discusses culture and engagement – and takes a deep dive into the specific questions that are top of mind for people-first leaders.

Nicole MacLean, Director of Relationship Marketing at Emplify, will be your guide as we learn from Santiago on how to breakdown culture myths, redefine employee engagement, and give perspective on how to implement and measure change – helping you achieve real business results. The goal of this series is to give you new ways to think about your people, culture, engagement, and all the other buzzwords that get thrown at you in today’s workplace.

Latest Episodes

BONUS: Interview with Santiago Jaramillo

December 19, 2019
00:21:46

“If we can focus on creating incredible, engaging managers who build cultures of high engagement and high performance, we will have thriving teams.”
We have spent Season 3 of Insights focusing on manager development and the impact that has on employee engagement.

A year from now, what will it look like for organizations that put an emphasis on manager development and employee engagement versus those that don’t?

Find out why Santiago is calling 2020 “The Year of the Manager” on Insights.

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Insights 305: Reprogramming Our Leadership | Marcus Hall & Matt Rolfsen

December 12, 2019
00:11:18

When we talk about managing feedback and enacting a true employee engagement strategy, it really does include everyone. But what does involvement look like from the executive level?

Listen in as Marcus Hall, President and Partner at California Closets, and Matt Rolfsen, President of Renovia, share why when we open ourselves up to feedback, engage our employees, and invest in our managers, everyone benefits.

How can we reprogram our leadership? It’s never too late to take the first step.

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Insights 303: Flipping the Script on Feedback | Haley Aust & Carmen Price

November 21, 2019
00:13:20

In this episode of Insights, we’re digging into feedback. We often ask the wrong questions of our managers. So, how can we start asking the right ones?

Hear from Haley Aust, Vice President of Human Resources, and Carmen Price, Regional Property Manager, at Birge & Held. They are both keenly aware of how vital managers are to their organization, and you’ll hear why in this episode.

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Insights 302: People Don’t Leave Companies, They Leave Managers | Levi Schrock

November 14, 2019
00:13:28

In this episode of Insights, we’re taking a closer look at trust. What does it mean to develop trust with our managers? What does it look like in practice?

You’ll hear from Levi Schrock, of Custom Concrete, and Jennifer Orozco, a certified transformational life coach and leadership consultant, as they discuss some of the challenges that managers face today when it comes to transparency.

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Insights 301: Getting the Best Out of Your People | Kevin Kruse

November 7, 2019
00:15:36

In this first episode of Season 3 of Insights, we’re diving into managers and how we can invest in them. You’ll hear from Emplify CEO and Co-Founder Santiago Jaramillo on why your best employees want to lean in, and be engaged, challenged, and developed. How can they do this? [Hint: They need managers who are also being engaged, challenged, and developed.]

You’ll also hear from Kevin Kruse (@kruse), Founder and CEO of Lead X, a company that offers AI-powered digital coaching for managers who are trying to improve employee engagement and the effectiveness of their teams.

Having a great relationship with a manager is certainly something that matters to employees, but it is far from the only thing. Hear why as we kick off Season 3 of Insights.

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Insights 205: #KillingtheBuzzwords: Breaking Down the Buzzwords | Santiago Jaramillo

August 15, 2019
00:18:46

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Insights 204: #KillingtheBuzzwords: Feedback | Santiago Jaramillo

August 8, 2019
00:10:01

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Insights 203: #KillingtheBuzzwords: Employee Wellness | Santiago Jaramillo

August 1, 2019
00:10:54

This week on #Insights, we’re tackling the buzzword “employee wellness.” You know, things like ping pong tables, relaxed dress codes, kombucha on tap! Wait, are those things actually wellness related?

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Insights 202: #KillingtheBuzzwords: Talent War | Santiago Jaramillo

July 25, 2019
00:14:41

This week on #Insights, we’re digging into that set of buzzwords ‘talent war’ and understanding what it means to have employees who are connecting their work with their head, heart, and hands.

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Insights 201: #KillingtheBuzzwords: Employee Engagement | Santiago Jaramillo

July 18, 2019
00:16:36

In this first episode of Series 2 of Insights, we’re diving into how to actually build a winning employee engagement strategy [while killing the buzzwords]. Spoiler alert: It’s much bigger than a paycheck. So, what are we missing? What is it that people – the talent – are craving?

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#Insights 004: Equipping HR with CEO-Level Language | Santiago Jaramillo

April 18, 2019
00:17:13

To complete our first #Insights series, Santiago dives into how companies are more than just vehicles for creating revenue – they should be a place for transformational growth where people can unlock their true potential. You’ll also hear about how the C-Suite and HR professionals can foster collaboration from Craig Anderson, owner of Craig P. Anderson and Associates, and Jennifer Hodnett, VP of Human Resources at Nolan Transportation Group.

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#Insights 003: Employee Engagement is no Longer “an HR thing” | Santiago Jaramillo

April 11, 2019
00:15:45

How can we help our employees find purpose and meaning in their work, and engage them as people? This week on #Insights, Santiago Jaramillo walks us through how you can define meaning – driven from the top-down – at your organization.

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#Insights 002: The Workforce Wants More | Santiago Jaramillo

April 4, 2019
00:23:02

This week on #Insights, we’re diving into employee engagement – how it’s evolved [especially in the past couple of years] and how this evolution has impacted the relationship between human resources leaders and the C-Suite.

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#Insights 001: Why Should a CEO Care? | Santiago Jaramillo

March 28, 2019
00:22:18

In this first episode of Insights, we’re exploring some of the biggest issues we face in today’s workplace with Emplify CEO and Co-founder Santiago Jaramillo.
First, how do you understand what your people actually need? And second, why should the CEO care?

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#Insights 000: Trailer | Nicole MacLean

March 21, 2019
00:02:49

Introducing #Insights an original series from Emplify that explores extraordinary advances in people performance and business outcomes through workplace science and…well, insights.

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