090: Stepping Up to Add Value with John Whitaker
John Whitaker is the EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer at National Partners In Healthcare and hosts his own podcast called
HR Hardball. In this episode, John and Andrea discuss the importance of stepping up to the plate to add value in a room of decision makers and speaking up when you feel your organization might not be heading in the best direction. They also touch on navigating these situations when the work environment might not feel safe to do so.
089: The Journey to Authenticity with Jillean Battle
Jillean Battle is the Chief Privacy Officer for the
Department of Administration in Indiana and a licensed attorney. In this episode, Andrea and Jillean discuss authenticity. They answer questions like, “How do you know who you are as a leader?” and “How do you become more of who you are?” The common thread: being open, honest, and not fearing rejection. Listen as Jillean shares advice for being okay with exposure and how vulnerability is a key step in the path to becoming a better leader.
088: Why is a culture of caring a rarity? with Stephan Vincent
Stephan Vincent is the Founder and Chief Human Rebellion Officer at the People-First Community. Early in his career, Stephan had a pivotal moment that inspired his vision for the community and the type of leader he wanted to be. In this episode, he emphasizes the importance of creating a culture of caring and putting employees at the heart of your people strategy. Not only is it crucial to the health of an organization, but Stephan also believes it equips managers to develop more productive teams.
Andrea Butcher - Being [at Work]
Being a leader is hard. It often feels lonely, like no one understands what you’re going through. Being [at Work] offers daily encouragement while exploring what it means to be a leader in today’s workplace.
Andrea Butcher is a visionary. Her passion is coming alongside leaders to help them maximize the performance of their teams. She has a 20+ year career as a business leader, executive coach and advocate in talent development and human resources. On her Being [at Work] podcast, Andrea focuses on solving real issues that leaders face while equipping listeners with tools, strategies, and resources to effectively lead. Spoiler Alert – this isn’t just another interview show, because–life isn’t perfect, and neither are you. These are real stories that will transform the way you conduct business, attract talent, and ultimately enhance the entire employee experience.