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#Insights Podcast

Real business talk on success, leadership, and culture with top people-first leaders

Featuring Emplify CEO, Santiago Jaramillo

Hosted by Nicole MacLean

Insights Podcast

601 - Step 1: Centeredness | Jim Marsden

Aug 13, 2020 | 00:00
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600 - Trailer: The Foreword | Adam Weber

Aug 11, 2020 | 00:00
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Bite-Size Insights: What do leaders need to know about autonomy?

Aug 04, 2020 | 00:00
One of the drivers emerging as more important than ever is autonomy. It may seem like an obvious one at first, but autonomy touches so many factors. So what do leaders need to know about autonomy to increase engagement? That is what this week’s bite-size is addressing. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights: How should leaders evaluate goals?

Jul 28, 2020 | 00:00
As a leader, how should you measure success in light of all that’s happening? In this week’s bite-size we’re addressing the question of how leaders are evaluating goals with thoughts from Sam Yoder, Emplify’s first Employee Engagement Coach. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights: What can leaders do to support self-care for their teams?

Jul 21, 2020 | 00:00
In this week’s bite-size, we are asking leaders to put their oxygen mask on first and learning how they can encourage self-care for themselves and their teams. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights: How can we connect our culture to the customer experience?

Jul 14, 2020 | 00:00
One of the first things discussed when the pandemic hit was the health of the business. For many, that measure of health focused on two stakeholders: existing customers and current employees. Yet, the reality is often times the customer experience is at odds with the company’s culture. As you can imagine, this can have a ripple effect detrimental to an organization’s success. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights: What do people need to be successful at work?

Jul 07, 2020 | 00:00
While 2020 hasn’t gone as planned one thing remains true, the people closest to executing your company’s strategy are often the ones at risk or who already are experiencing burnout. How does this understanding of burnout impact us in today’s environment? And what do people actually need to be successful at work whether it’s at home or in an office? Read More

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Bite-Size Insights: What 2020 employee engagement trends still matter?

Jun 30, 2020 | 00:00
In this week’s episode, we’re revising this data asking, “Is what we thought to be true then still true today? Joining the discussion is Kevin Kruse, New York Times Best Selling author and CEO of LeadX. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights: How can leaders develop organizational resilience?

Jun 23, 2020 | 00:00
As leaders look to develop re-entry strategies and update their policies and procedures, the word resilience can’t be ignored. It’s the trait that gives us the ability to keep going when the light at the end of the tunnel may not be clear. Read More

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506 - Preparing for the Next Chapter featuring Zappos.com

Jun 18, 2020 | 00:00
There are many things on our minds as we think about the state of the workforce post COVID. Questions asked center around three key themes: re-entry, future of remote, and strategies to continue maximizing remote productivity.  Read More

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Bite-Size Insights: What are leaders not thinking about when it comes to re-entry?

Jun 16, 2020 | 00:00
Hollie Delaney, Chief People Strategist of Zappos.com joins this week’s bite-size to share the various elements she thinks leaders should consider when developing a re-entry strategy. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights 6: How can leaders show up for their team digitally?

Jun 09, 2020 | 00:00
In this season, we’ve all had to become digital leaders in a myriad of ways. This week we asked Emplify's leaders to provide us with practical insights around availability as leaders look to stay in front of their team and the organizations while being remote. Read More

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A Message to Our Listeners from Santiago Jaramillo

Jun 04, 2020 | 00:00
The last few days have been grief-filled in our city and country. People are hurting. Hearts are crying for change. This episode is an honest reflection from Emplify’s CEO Santiago Jaramillo. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights 5: What are the engagement drivers of a remote workforce?

Jun 03, 2020 | 00:00
The need to understand engagement drivers is heightened as people are taking on additional stressors. In this episode, you’ll hear from Emplify’s Sam Yoder, Adam Weber, and Michael Vasey highlighting what leaders should be paying the most attention to according to the data. Read More

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504 - Beyond Data: Improving Engagement with Action | Panel Discussion

May 28, 2020 | 00:00
Why guess when you can use data to make informed decisions? Join the experts in peeling back the curtain on employee feedback from the past few weeks and providing data-driven recommendations for leading teams.  Read More

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Bite-Size Insights 4: What can I do to make the best decisions for myself and my people?

May 27, 2020 | 00:00
Adam Weber, Emplify CPO, spent time identifying four ways he approaches making decisions to put him in the best mindset when making tough calls. Being a leader doesn’t always come with a handbook to making the right decisions. Read More

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503 - Tactics for Overwhelmed HR | Panel Discussion

May 21, 2020 | 00:00
This week we are leaning into the topic of how to lead with empathy and transparency with some of the tactical insights. On the panel, we’re featuring Adam Weber, Emplify’s Chief People Officer and Co-Founder, Christine Kaszubski, Chief People Officer at SalesLoft, and John Grover Chief People Officer at Endsight. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights 3: Why should leaders care about employee engagement right now?

May 19, 2020 | 00:00
When faced with unprecedented time, leaders are forced to pull back and prioritize. This bite-size insight is looking at how employee engagement should be examined during those times of uncertainty. Read More

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502 - Leading in Times of Uncertainty | Panel Discussion

May 14, 2020 | 00:00
This episode dives into equipping strategic people leaders on how to lead during times of uncertainty. In the lead up to our conversation, we had a lot of questions around communication, empathetic and authentic leadership, and how to foster engagement in remote workforces. You’ll hear the discussion center on these key topics. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights 2: What does bold leadership mean for your organization?

May 12, 2020 | 00:00
Our CPO posted a status update on LinkedIn that went unexpectedly viral, receiving nearly 3 million views. Clearly his content struck a chord. How did he come to this decision? What does it mean to show up for your team? Read More

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501 - How to Manage Through a Crisis | Roland Siebelink

May 07, 2020 | 00:00
One thing we want to make sure you hear is that it’s okay to be human. No matter what level you are in your career or your title we are all in this together. This episode features Roland Siebelink sharing what he calls the C.R.I.S.I.S framework. Read More

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Bite-Size Insights 1: What is the right level of communication?

May 05, 2020 | 00:00
We’ve turned to our community to fuel this new series with questions sourced from you. For the first episode in our series we’re answering our most asked question over the last few weeks: communication. Read More

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405 - The Real Impact of Engagement | Adam Weber

Mar 26, 2020 | 00:00
According to Employee Benefit News, it costs employers about 33% of an employee’s annual salary to replace them. The impact goes beyond financial. This week’s episode shares insights on other ways engagement (or lack thereof) can cost an organization. Read More

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404 - Your Best Employees Are Looking for a New Job | Adam Weber

Mar 19, 2020 | 00:00
This week we are bringing back Nick Smarrelli, CEO of GadellNet Consulting Services along with Adam Weber, Chief People Officer and Co-founder of Emplify to discuss the impact turnover can have on an organization. Read More

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[BONUS] Breaking News: Immediate Insights for Managing Your Now Remote Workforce

Mar 13, 2020 | 00:00
In this special edition of Insights, we are providing tips on how to manage a remote workforce. Read More

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403 - Avoiding the Burnout | Nick Smarrellil

Mar 12, 2020 | 00:00
Why is burnout such a serious issue? From the research we’ve conducted an alarming 62.2% of people report experiencing burnout at work and of that 62.2 % the burnout is happening as often as daily - and the larger the company, the more employees reporting burnout. Read More

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402 - Business First; People Always | Jill Felska

Mar 05, 2020 | 00:00
What does “business first; people always” mean? You’ll find out on this Insights episode and how you can shift your organization to think this way too. Read More

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401 - A Kid in Clown Shoes | Adam Weber

Feb 27, 2020 | 00:00
In the first episode of Season 4, we are getting to know Adam Weber, Co-founder and Chief People Officer at Emplify. We explore why this role is important, what it entails, and when companies should consider filling it. Read More

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Season 4 Trailer - 2020 Trends Report on Employee Engagement

Feb 19, 2020 | 00:00
Santiago shares what you can expect this season on Insights. We’ll be digging into what it means to be a Strategic People Leader while introducing you to one of our own, Adam Weber, Chief People Officer, and Co-founder. Read More

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