Work Positive

Dr. Joey Faucette

Work Positive podcast guests share strategies and tactics, real-life stories, and case studies that focus on how you can attract top talent and reduce team turnover. The host of the Work Positive podcast, Dr. Joey Faucette, is an executive coach, culture architect, and best-selling author. His latest book, Work Positive in a Negative World: Team Edition, is the manifesto for developing your positive work culture. Listen to the Work Positive podcast if you: want to attract top talent desire to reduce team turnover invest in leadership training are performance driven, and; care about your team members. read less

Ep 050: Belonging and Appreciation are Vital to Culture
5d ago
Ep 050: Belonging and Appreciation are Vital to Culture
How would you like to work with a company committed to cultivating a leadership culture where you can thrive, pursue your passion, and become a lifelong learner? A company that is challenged to hone the intangible skills that drive business results and catalyze your wellness. Where do you sign up? Right. Well, my guest on this episode of the Work Positive podcast helps companies cultivate exactly this kind of culture. She's done it so far for Starbucks, Chipotle and my personal favorite. She sits on the board of Krispy Kreme. Also, she's an advisor to ShRM, the Society of Human Resource Management. So grab a donut and some coffee and let's learn together on this episode of the Work Positive podcast. Marissa emphasizes the importance of clearly communicating purpose and values, providing growth opportunities, and prioritizing diversity and inclusion. They also explore the role of managers in building positive relationships and recognizing employee contributions. The conversation concludes with a focus on aligning job roles with company strategy and measuring the impact of culture on financial success.  Key Takeaways: ๐ŸŒž Cultivating a positive work culture starts with clearly communicating the company's purpose and values.  ๐ŸŒž Providing growth opportunities for employees is crucial in attracting and retaining top talent.  ๐ŸŒž Prioritizing diversity and inclusion fosters a sense of belonging and drives organizational innovation. ๐ŸŒž Managers play a vital role in building positive relationships with their team members and recognizing their contributions.  ๐ŸŒž Aligning job roles with the company's strategy ensures that employees work towards common goals.  ๐ŸŒž Measuring the impact of culture on financial success helps organizations understand the value of investing in positive work environments. ๐ŸŒž โ€œAnd then if there's a designed career path with professional personal development along the way in that career path they'll stay and the whole conversation about you know we've got all these generations at least three some companies four generations working together now and my generation and older tends to disrespect the younger generation right? but they are just asking for, in some cases, demanding what my generation should have demanded instead of just keeping going to work and slugging it out day after day let's find some purpose let's find some meaning in that so that equity of exchange that occurs between daily task and company mission that belonging piece is so important.โ€ Marissa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 049:  Build Positive Culture that Spans the Distance
Sep 13 2023
Ep 049: Build Positive Culture that Spans the Distance
Ever wondered how to navigate the challenging yet rewarding labyrinth of remote work? Tune in as Dr. Joey Faucette and author Gustavo Razzetti reveal invaluable insights and strategies in their captivating podcast discussion. Will your company adapt, thrive, or be left behind? Host Dr. Joey Faucette sits down with Gustavo Razzetti, author of "Remote Not Distant," to delve into the intricacies of remote work. They explore the challenges and benefits of this work style, emphasizing the need for effective management of hybrid remote work and for companies to adapt or face extinction.  Gustavo draws from his book, highlighting the significance of understanding workplace norms and their messages. The conversation also touches upon creating a positive work culture, the value of engagement, and the obstacles companies encounter to foster it.  Key takeaways include:  ๐ŸŒž Adapting to remote work is non-negotiable. Companies must rise to the occasion, understanding and leveraging the unique challenges and benefits of this mode of operation, lest they become relics in the dynamic business world. ๐ŸŒž Grasping the subtleties of workplace norms in remote settings is paramount. Leaders who decode these unspoken rules and expectations can effectively lead their teams and cultivate a unified work culture. ๐ŸŒž Crafting a positive work culture in a remote environment is not incidental. It necessitates deliberate effort from leaders to underscore engagement, stimulate open communication, and orchestrate opportunities for team interactions and collaborations. ๐ŸŒž Addressing the challenges of remote work engagement requires proactive leadership. Feelings of isolation and disconnection among employees are real, and leaders must respond by fostering strategies that boost engagement and engender a sense of belonging. ๐ŸŒž "Remote Not Distant," by Gustavo Razzetti, is an invaluable resource for designing a remote work culture. This guide offers practical wisdom and resources to help leaders navigate remote work's complexities, paving the way for a thriving virtual workplace. ๐ŸŒž The role of humility and the ability to seek help when needed should never be underestimated in leadership. When leaders admit their mistakes and seek help, they foster an environment of trust and create a breeding ground for team growth and development. Bio: Gustavo Razzetti, CEO Fearless Culture  Gustavo is a sought-after speaker and workplace culture consultant. Gustavo facilitates courageous conversations to drive culture transformation. He is a sought-after speaker, culture consultant, and best-selling author of the book Remote, Not Distant.  Razzetti is also the creator of the Culture Design Canvas, a visual and actional method for intentionally designing workplace culture. His insights were featured in Psychology Today, The New York Times, Forbes, and BBC. Visit his website at https://www.fearlessculture.design/ and get social with Gustavo on FaceBook | Twitter | Linkedin Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 048: Elevate HR's Role in Creating Positive Work Cultures
Sep 6 2023
Ep 048: Elevate HR's Role in Creating Positive Work Cultures
Have you ever felt, as an HR leader, that you're merely on the sidelines of your company, limited to just a support role? It's a sentiment many share, especially when they see the vast potential for HR's strategic involvement in people development directly impacting organizational growth and profits. Today's guest on the Word Positive" podcast is a testament to the deeper role of HR. With over 20 years of experience and a PHR certification, Wendi Harris has mastered the art of identifying critical business needs, collaborating with senior leadership, and crafting effective HR strategies. She not only understands how to enhance HR's influence but also how to foster a positive work culture.  In this episode๐ŸŽ™๏ธ, Wendi offers insights and shares her wealth of knowledge. If you've ever pondered the profound dimensions of HR beyond traditional views, join us for an enlightening journey where human relationships, strategy, and growth intertwine in a captivating dance of insight and wisdom. ๐Ÿ” Inside This Episode: Strategic Mastery: Discover the architecture of HR strategies that integrate seamlessly with overarching business goals. The Talent Tango: Explore the strategies and techniques top HR professionals use to magnetize and retain talent. Change as an Ally: Learn how the best in the business treat change not as a challenge but an opportunity. The Heartbeat of HR: Recognize how HR, at its best, forms the pulse of an organization's culture and values. ๐ŸŒŸ Episode Highlights: Strategic insights from Wendi, actionable advice, tales from the HR battlefield, and a fresh perspective on the evolving world of Human Resources. ๐ŸŽง Dive in now for a transformative conversation set to reshape perceptions of HR. #HRLeadership #TalentManagement #ChangeManagement #OrganizationalGrowth #WorkPositivePodcast #workculture #culturecounts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 046: Leverage Adversity for Culture Growth
Aug 23 2023
Ep 046: Leverage Adversity for Culture Growth
๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Embrace revolutionary freedom and thrive in the work environment! Join host Dr. Joey Faucette, on episode 46 with breakthrough specialist and guest Adam Kasix, a faith-driven transformation expert and multi-million dollar sales producer, as they explore embracing revolutionary freedom through challenges. Adam challenges individuals to live authentically and break free from repetitive cycles of frustration, helping them experience revolutionary freedom. With 15 years of experience, he has worked with hundreds of individuals, including C-level executives, providing valuable insights on interpersonal dynamics, conflict resolution, and team culture. This episode explores the transformative power of overcoming adversity personally and professionally. Host Dr. Joey Faucette and breakthrough specialist Adam Kasix share insights on effective communication, self-awareness, attracting top talent, and aligning work with one's true abilities and gifts. Discover how to embrace revolutionary freedom and thrive at work. ๐ŸŒž Key Takeaways: ๐ŸŒž Adversity can be leveraged as a catalyst for personal growth and development. ๐ŸŒž Effective communication, self-awareness, and understanding are crucial in the workplace. ๐ŸŒž Strategies for attracting top talent and accelerating team member growth are essential for success. ๐ŸŒž Addressing challenges such as gossip requires proactive measures and open dialogue. ๐ŸŒž Aligning work with one's true abilities and gifts leads to greater fulfillment and success. Discover practical insights on turning challenges into opportunities for personal growth and achieving revolutionary freedom in your personal and professional life. Contact Adam Kasix:  Website: www.adamkasix.com  Email: adam@adamkasix.com LI profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamkasix/ Book: https://www.amazon.com/Freakin-Blessed-w-Adam-Kasix/dp/B08JJQ85V3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 045: Predict Future Success through Past Performance
Aug 16 2023
Ep 045: Predict Future Success through Past Performance
Dr. Joey Faucette hosts the Work Positive Podcast with guest Rita Ernst, author of "Show Up Positive." In this episode, Dr. Joey interviews Rita Ernst, who owns Ignite Your Extraordinary, an organizational consulting practice. Rita shares her insights on the convergence of happiness and productivity in creating positive, committed, high-performing organizations. Rita's work as an organizational psychologist during the pandemic inspired her book, which emphasizes the importance of deliberate and thoughtful conversations to reconnect and recommit employees in the workplace. Rita believes that shaping work culture requires disrupting negative thought cycles and fostering positive interactions. During the interview, Rita highlights the significance of values alignment when hiring new team members. She suggests using behavioral interviewing techniques to assess candidates and ensure they align with the organization's values. The conversation also addresses the negative impact of rigid office requirements and emphasizes the importance of recognition and gratitude in the workplace. Rita shares her weekly practice for bringing positivity into her life and provides valuable insights on how listeners can find her show. Here are some key takeaways from the episode: ๐ŸŒž Happiness, productivity, and attracting top talent are interconnected.  ๐ŸŒž Deliberate and thoughtful conversations play a vital role in work culture.  ๐ŸŒž Disrupting negative thought cycles and fostering positive interactions shape work culture.  ๐ŸŒž Individual choices and behaviors influence work culture.  ๐ŸŒž Values alignment is crucial when hiring new team members.  ๐ŸŒž Behavioral interviewing techniques can assess candidates' past performance.  ๐ŸŒž Understanding team development stages helps reduce team turnover.  ๐ŸŒž Rigid office requirements negatively impact employee engagement and retention.  ๐ŸŒž Recognition and gratitude are important for employee effort and engagement. Rita Ernst holds an advanced degree in Organizational Psychology from Clemson University. Her professional credits include being an adjunct professor for graduate and undergraduate classes, publishing in national magazines, and being a featured podcast guest. Her first book, "Show Up Positive," was released on June 14, 2022. To connect with Rita Ernst and learn more about her work, you can visit her social media profiles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/igniteextraordinary/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/igniteextraordinary/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rita-ernst-positivity-influencer/ Remember to tune in to the Work Positive Podcast for more inspiring episodes and practical strategies to enhance your work life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 044: Unlock Joy @ Work
Aug 9 2023
Ep 044: Unlock Joy @ Work
Uncover the path to true work culture happiness as we embark on an enlightening journey on the Work Positive Podcast with host Dr. Joey Faucette and his guest Beverly Jones - Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, and Content Producer Meet Beverly E. Jones, a seasoned entrepreneur, executive coach, and content producer. With a rich career spanning law, corporate leadership, and academia, Beverly has honed her expertise in guiding professionals through transitions, strategic challenges, and team leadership. Her clients range from federal agencies to non-profits, universities, and large corporations. Join us in this captivating episode as we delve into the secrets of creating joy and meaning in the work culture with Beverly Jones, author of "Find Your Happy at Work." Beverly shares valuable insights on cultivating positivity, networking with kindness and clear goals, embracing continuous learning, and managing personal happiness to inspire and motivate teams. ๐Ÿ— Key Takeaways: ๐ŸŒž Embrace Integrity: Lead by example and cultivate a positive work culture that promotes trust and authenticity. ๐ŸŒž Foster Gratitude and Kindness: Infuse your work culture with acts of kindness and gratitude to nurture a happier and more connected team. ๐ŸŒž Prioritize Self-Care and Continuous Learning: Invest in self-care practices and commit to lifelong learning for personal and professional growth. ๐ŸŒž Find Your Happy at Work: Discover practical strategies from Beverly's book to create joy and meaning in your professional journey. ๐ŸŒž Network with Purpose: Develop meaningful connections through intentional networking, leveraging kindness and clear goals. ๐ŸŒž Inspire Through Happiness: Harness the power of managing your happiness to motivate and uplift your team. To Connect with Beverly Jones: Contact Beverly on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/beverly-jones-coach-author/ and explore her insightful podcast, "Jazzed About Work." on NPR Radio. For inquiries, email Beverly at beverlyejones@mindspring.com. Find her book: https://www.amazon.com/Find-Your-Happy-Work-Fulfillment/dp/1632651866/ref=asc_df_1632651866/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=564685171189&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=17969526406896437171&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9002256&hvtargid=pla-1617517380210&psc=1 Tired of negative work conversations? Get positive with the free course, Something to Talk About https://www.workpositive.today/somethingtotalkabout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 043: How to Build Exceptional Teams
Aug 2 2023
Ep 043: How to Build Exceptional Teams
๐ŸŒž In episode 43 of the Work Positive Podcast with host Dr. Joey Faucette, the guest is John McGavin, an area general manager with Marriott International and the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, who shares valuable insights on reducing turnover rates and creating a positive work culture in the hospitality industry. McGavin believes that a positive work culture is the key to making a place truly exceptional. He emphasizes the importance of effective communication, spending quality time with employees, and understanding their needs and priorities. Key takeaways: ๐ŸŒž Celebrating and recognizing employees is highlighted as a crucial aspect. Acknowledging and appreciating team members' hard work and contributions can go a long way in boosting morale and reducing turnover. ๐ŸŒž Building a solid team and surrounding oneself with the right people are essential for success in early career stages. ๐ŸŒž A leadership style focused on creating a positive work culture can serve as an inspiring example for others in the hospitality industry. Implementing these strategies can reduce turnover rates and foster a more positive and productive work environment. Tune in to this episode of the Work Positive Podcast to gain valuable insights on reducing turnover rates and creating a positive work culture in your organization. Learn from John McGavin's experiences and take actionable steps toward improving employee satisfaction and retention. Jon McGavin is an accomplished Area General Manager with Marriott International and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, with over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He currently serves as the Area General Manager for Grande Lakes, Orlando, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Orlando, Grande Lakes, and The JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes. Jon has been a part of The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, since its inception 18 years ago, and he takes great pride in working with the finest hospitality professionals in the business. He believes that Grande Lakes is a special place where luxury brands meet, but the people make the place truly exceptional. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 042: Create a Self-Motivating & Integrity-Driven Sales Culture
Jul 26 2023
Ep 042: Create a Self-Motivating & Integrity-Driven Sales Culture
Join Dr. Joey Faucette on episode 42 of the Work Positive Podcast as he interviews sales expert Mark Hunter on creating a self-motivating and integrity-driven sales culture. They explore the significance of company culture in motivating sales teams, attracting top talent, and reducing turnover.  Mark highlights the role of culture as the primary driver of motivation and emphasizes that managers cannot directly motivate their people. Instead, they can create an environment that fosters self-motivation. Understanding and empathizing with salespeople's challenges and prioritizing integrity are also key themes discussed. Mark Hunter's advice on respecting others is a simple yet powerful starting point for building a positive work culture. ๐Ÿ”‘ Key Takeaways: ๐ŸŒž Culture is the critical driver of motivation in sales teams. ๐ŸŒž Managers cannot directly motivate their people but can create an environment for self-motivation. ๐ŸŒž Understanding and empathizing with the challenges faced by salespeople is crucial. ๐ŸŒž Prioritizing integrity in sales practices contributes to a positive work culture. ๐ŸŒž Respecting others is a simple yet effective way to build a positive work culture. Purchase books at https://thesaleshunter.com/books/ ๐Ÿ“ž Get in Touch with Mark: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markhunter/ Mark Hunter, โ€œThe Sales Hunter,โ€ is globally recognized for his expertise in sales leadership. He specializes in business development and guiding organizations to find and retain high-quality prospects without discounting their fee. His ability to inspire sales teams to create self-motivating and integrity-driven cultures makes Mark Hunter is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, consultant, and coach.  Tired of negative work conversations? Get positive with the free course, Something to Talk About https://www.workpositive.today/somethingtotalkabout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 041: Find Joy @ Work
Jul 19 2023
Ep 041: Find Joy @ Work
๐ŸŒŸ Are you ready to transform your workplace into a positive and inclusive environment? ๐ŸŒŸ  In this episode of the Work Positive Podcast, Dr. Joey Faucette interviews Darrin Tulley, author of "Live Your Possible," who shares his insights on creating a diverse and inclusive work culture. Tulley emphasizes the importance of behavior connected to a higher purpose and encourages hiring managers to ask about a candidate's passions and actions related to those passions.  ๐ŸŒŸ Key takeaway 1: Foster a culture of caring and genuine interest in colleagues. ๐ŸŒŸ  Tulley suggests moving from a "me" to a "we" mentality and involving employees in essential projects. He also recommends asking employees what fires them up and finding ways to incorporate their passions into their work.  ๐ŸŒŸ Key takeaway 2: Measure team results and encourage individuals to help each other thrive and succeed. ๐ŸŒŸ  Tulley stresses the importance of measuring team results and fostering a culture where individuals help each other succeed. He believes creating a positive work environment is crucial for personal and professional growth.  ๐ŸŒŸ Key takeaway 3: Embrace diversity and inclusion to create a joyful workplace. ๐ŸŒŸ  Tulley's awakening experience to unconscious bias taught him the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. He encourages listeners to embrace diversity and create a culture where everyone feels valued and respected.  ๐ŸŒŸ Quote: "We need to create a culture where people feel like they belong, where they feel valued, where they feel respected, and where they feel like they can contribute." - Darrin Tulley ๐ŸŒŸ  Listen to this episode to learn how to create a positive workplace culture that fosters diversity, inclusion, and joy. Get to know Darrin and learn more about opening up endless possibilities with your organization - https://youtu.be/vymINmWKIr4.  Please feel free to contact Darrin at dtulleycpa@yahoo.com.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 040: Enhance Long Distance Work Culture
Jul 12 2023
Ep 040: Enhance Long Distance Work Culture
Are you struggling with managing a long-distance team? Do you want to know how to create a positive work culture in a remote working world? Then you're in the right place! In this episode of the Work Positive Podcast, host Dr. Joey interviews Kevin Eikenberry, author of "The Long Distance Team" and "The Long Distance Leader." Kevin discuss the terminology used to describe remote work, the impact of the pandemic on remote work, and the opinions of high-profile CEOs on returning to the office. Kevin also touches on the surprising decisions of some companies, such as Ford, to allow remote work permanently. ๐ŸŒž The conversation covers the impact of the pandemic on remote work, high-profile CEOs' opinions on returning to the office, and strategies for creating productive and accountable teams in a long-distance working world.  ๐ŸŒž Kevin emphasizes the importance of clarity in attracting top talent, reducing team turnover, and creating a positive work culture through effective leadership, intentional communication, and coaching behaviors.  ๐ŸŒž Key takeaways include the significance of setting clear expectations, building trust, and fostering a sense of community within remote teams. Leaders should prioritize active listening, provide regular feedback, and encourage collaboration to promote a positive work environment. ๐ŸŒž The episode ends with Kevin's one thing for creating a positive work culture, encouraging leaders to listen more and talk less. By doing so, leaders can better understand their team's needs and concerns, leading to a more engaged and motivated workforce. Kevin shares that "The Long Distance Team" is about creating productive and accountable teams in a long-distance working world. So, if you want to learn more, check out his book! Tired of negative work conversations? Get positive with the free course, Something to Talk About https://www.workpositive.today/somethingtotalkabout #WorkPositivePodcast #RemoteWork #LongDistanceTeams #PositiveWorkCulture #Leadership #TeamManagement #Productivity #Accountability #WorkFromHome #RemoteLeadership #EffectiveCommunication #TeamBuilding #WorkplaceEngagement #EmployeeMotivation Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 039: Redefine your Work & Develop New Beginnings
Jul 5 2023
Ep 039: Redefine your Work & Develop New Beginnings
Get ready to redefine your work and create your new beginning with the Work Positive Podcast Episode 39, hosted by Dr. Joey Faucette! In this episode, Dr. Faucette is joined by Brian Ridgway, who shares advice on becoming a whole person at work and taking breaks to be our best selves. Brian even gives us a demonstration of a simple breathing technique that brings anyone to their center. Key Takeaways: ๐ŸŒž Finding the right work culture and being our true selves attract top talent and foster innovation and creativity. ๐ŸŒž The "perfect partner process" helps clarify the elements of an ideal work culture and guides behavior based on core values and KPIs. ๐ŸŒž Creating new beginnings involves letting go of old identities and embracing joy and gratitude, even in the face of trauma. ๐ŸŒž Brian Ridgway's book, "Your New Beginning," offers insights and techniques for unmaking and dissolving our identities in the light of our true selves. ๐ŸŒž Redefining work requires flushing out negative beliefs and thoughts that have become ingrained in our identity. ๐ŸŒž Focusing on breathing and becoming aware of the abundance of breath can create a positive work culture. Take advantage of this opportunity to transform yourself and your work! Visit Brian Ridgway's website and get your copy of "Your New Beginning" to start your journey towards your best self.  https://briandridgway.com/breath/ Learn More About Brian: Brian D. Ridgway helps people eliminate the illusion of problems and access their Infinite Intelligence โ€“ ever-present guidance and limitless power โ€“ to create the body, health, business, wealth, relationships, life, and WORLD of their dreams. Listen to the Work Positive Podcast now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 038: How to Design the best Company Culture
Jun 28 2023
Ep 038: How to Design the best Company Culture
Todayโ€™s episode #38 of the Work Positive Podcast with host Dr. Joey Faucette's guest is David Friedman, the founder, and CEO of High Performing Culture, known for developing the CultureWiseยฎ operating system used by nearly one thousand companies across North America. With a degree in philosophy from the College of William & Mary, David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in designing standout cultures. He resides in Moorestown, NJ, with his wife, Catherine. Key Takeaways from the Episode ๐Ÿ—: ๐ŸŒž Develop a clear, concise purpose statement to guide your team's actions and decisions. ๐ŸŒž Foster open communication and transparency to build trust among team members. ๐ŸŒž Embrace diversity and seek different perspectives to drive innovation. ๐ŸŒž Take a proactive approach to shaping your team's culture by defining what matters most. ๐ŸŒž Involve your team in the process to create ownership and buy-in. ๐ŸŒž Continuously evaluate and evolve your culture to keep it fresh and relevant. ๐ŸŒž Building a strong culture takes time and effort, but the payoff is worth it. ๐ŸŒž Culture happens by design or default, so intentionally shape your organization's culture. ๐ŸŒž A standout culture can thrive even in a distributed work environment. ๐ŸŒž Open communication and transparency are vital for building trust within your team. ๐ŸŒž Embracing diversity and seeking different perspectives can drive innovation and creativity. Remember, culture is a dynamic aspect of your organization that requires ongoing attention and adaptation. Stay proactive in creating a culture that stands out and aligns with your team's goals and values. For more insights and practical advice, listen to the full episode of the Work Positive Podcast with Dr. Joey Faucette and guest David Friedman. Connect with David: LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/david-j-friedman-01b38a35 Websites highperformingculture.com (Company) intentionalactsofkindness.blogspot.com/ (Blog) https://davidjfriedman.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 037: Leading with Empathy, Strategies for Fostering Workplace Connections
Jun 21 2023
Ep 037: Leading with Empathy, Strategies for Fostering Workplace Connections
In this episode of The Work Positive Podcast, host Joey Faucette talks to Chester Elton, the Co-Author of multiple best-selling books, including "The Carrot Principle" and "Anxiety at Work." Chester is also the co-founder of The Culture Works, a global training company that helps organizations create high-performance teams and increase employee engagement. The conversation begins with Chester discussing the importance of recognizing and addressing anxiety in the workplace. He shares his experience with anxiety and his lessons from it. Chester also talks about the impact of loneliness on employees and the importance of leaders creating a sense of belonging and community. Joey and Chester then dive into the topic of empathy in leadership. Chester shares examples of some of the most empathetic and compassionate leaders he's studied, including Alan Mulally of Ford Motor Company and Ken Chenault of American Express. They discuss how empathy can be expressed differently, including creating a culture of collaboration and co-creation. Key takeaways from this episode include: Recognizing and addressing anxiety in the workplace is important for employee well-being and performance. Loneliness can be a significant issue for employees, and leaders should create a sense of belonging and community. Empathy in leadership can be expressed in different ways, including collaboration and co-creation. As a leader, it's essential to think about the kind of legacy you want to leave and ask yourself if you're the leader you want to be. Connect with Chester: Website: https://thecultureworks.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chesterelton/   Get in touch with Dr. Joey at www.workpositive.today Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 036: Transform Work Culture with Honesty
Jun 14 2023
Ep 036: Transform Work Culture with Honesty
Unleash the power within: Discover how honesty can transform your leadership capabilities in this episode 36 of the Work Positive Podcast, with guest Ron Carucci discussing the importance of honesty and integrity in the workplace. Ron shares his research findings on the four qualifiers for honesty: clear, consistent identity, justice and accountability, transparency, and cross-functional relationships. The episode emphasizes creating a positive and thriving workplace culture by rooting out injustice, designing cross-functional teams, and defining one's tribe. Ron also discusses the changing expectations of leadership in the pandemic era, where compassion, empathy, curiosity, and authenticity are now table stakes for earning trust and respect as a leader. Tune in to learn:          ๐ŸŒž Honesty as a Capability: Honesty is a developable capability requiring continuous effort and focus, not just a trait.          ๐ŸŒž Qualifiers for Honesty: Clear identity, justice, transparency, and cross-functional relationships are the four qualifiers for honesty, leading to honest and fair behavior 16 times more likely.          ๐ŸŒž Importance of Organizational Culture: A culture where employees feel valued and belong fosters performance and transparency.          ๐ŸŒž Transformational Leadership: Honesty and integrity unleash human potential, as seen in stories of leaders like Ujo, the former CEO of Best Buy.          ๐ŸŒž Cross-Functional Teams: Categorizing people negatively affects collaboration; designing cross-functional teams promotes harmony and understanding.          ๐ŸŒž Facilitating Conversations: Team conversations enhance understanding, trust, and decision-making.          ๐ŸŒž Leadership in the Pandemic Era: Leaders should examine control needs, ego, and behaviors contradicting stated values.          ๐ŸŒž Starting with Self: A positive work culture begins with honesty and self-reflection.          Listen to the Work Positive Podcast for more insights on honesty, integrity, and leadership. ๐ŸŽง                     Ron Carucci, leadership consultant and author of "To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice, and Purpose," emphasizes the importance of honesty as a capability that can be developed. Through his research on the four qualifiers for honesty, he shows how it positively impacts organizational culture and growth.                     Links:          www.navalent.com          www.tobehonest.net          LinkedIn          Twitter                                Free ebooks on leading change and culture, org design, videos, and whitepapers: navalent.com (00:35:24)          Harvard Business Review and Forbes articles featuring research: To Be Honest website (00:35:05)          Book: "To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice, and Purpose" by Ron Carucci (00:35:05)              Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 035: Revolutionize Recruitment & Elevate Company Culture
Jun 7 2023
Ep 035: Revolutionize Recruitment & Elevate Company Culture
In Episode 35 of the Work Positive podcast, Dr. Joey Faucette talks with Kathleen Duffy, founder of the Duffy Group, about recruitment strategies and the future. Kathleen's insights highlight the importance of emphasizing company culture, job expectations, compensation transparency, and treating candidates respectfully. Furthermore, the discussion covers the impact of the pandemic on recruitment and the need for companies to adapt and leverage data and analytics to improve recruitment strategies. Don't miss out on valuable insights into the recruitment industry and how you can stay ahead of the curve.   ๐ŸŒž Key Takeaways: โ˜€๏ธ Emphasize your company's values and culture to potential hires to attract those who align with your organization. โ˜€๏ธ Be transparent about job expectations and compensation to avoid misunderstandings and attract genuine candidates. โ˜€๏ธ A positive candidate experience can create a positive reputation for your company and increase the likelihood of hiring the best candidates. โ˜€๏ธ Recruitment research can help companies decide on candidate selection and recruitment methods. โ˜€๏ธ The pandemic has changed how we work and recruit, and companies must adapt to continue attracting and retaining top talent. โ˜€๏ธ The future of recruitment is data-driven, and companies should leverage data and analytics to improve hiring decisions and strategies. Connect with Kathleen: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DuffyGroupInc/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/duffygroup LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/duffy-group-inc-/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/duffygroupinc/   Tired of negative work conversations? Get positive with the free course, Something to Talk About https://www.workpositive.today/somethingtotalkabout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 034: Positive Mindset Strategies for Workplace Success
May 31 2023
Ep 034: Positive Mindset Strategies for Workplace Success
Join Dr. Joey Faucette on episode 34 of the Work Positive Podcast and his guest, author, and entrepreneur Andrew Kap. This episode explores the transformative power of intentionality and the significance of brand identity in the workplace. Through practical tips and personal anecdotes, Dr. Joey and Andrew shed light on cultivating positivity and achieving professional success while radiating a sunny disposition. โ˜€๏ธ Episode Highlights: The Power of Intentionality โ˜€๏ธ Andrew Kap emphasizes the importance of intentionality in attaining success. Three actionable tips for practicing intentionality are setting clear goals, focusing on consistent actions, and regularly reviewing progress. Discover how intentional decisions, such as Andrew wearing a cap in his YouTube thumbnails, can make a meaningful impact on personal branding. Building Brand Identity through Domain Names โ˜€๏ธ Dr. Joey and Andrew delve into the significance of domain names for establishing a solid brand identity. Three critical insights on when to acquire a new domain name: creating a brand or product, protecting brand identity by covering misspellings, and enhancing online presence with a more impactful domain name. Learn from Andrew's experience safeguarding his brand through strategic domain name purchases. Key Takeaways: Embrace intentionality as a guiding force on your journey to success. Set clear goals, focus on consistent action, and regularly review your progress. โ˜€๏ธ Cultivate a strong brand identity by strategically selecting and acquiring domain names that align with your vision. Protect your brand by covering potential misspellings and improving your online presence. โ˜€๏ธ Tune in to the Work Positive Podcast, hosted by Dr. Joey Faucette, and bask in the radiant insights shared by Andrew Kap. Unleash the power of intentionality, foster a resilient work environment, and ignite your brand identity. Let the sun shine on your professional path! โ˜€๏ธ     Andrew Kap is an esteemed author renowned for his impactful work in personal development. With his bestselling book, "The Last Law of Attraction Book You'll Ever Need To Read," he provides readers with a fresh perspective on the topic, addressing the reasons behind the challenges people face in applying these principles. Andrew Kap's expertise and dedication to creating genuine transformation have earned him widespread recognition and a dedicated following.   Connect with Andrew: www.awesomemarvelous.com Book: www.lastlawofattraction.com YouTube: youtube.com/andrewkap   Tired of negative work conversations? Get positive with the free course, Something to Talk About https://www.workpositive.today/somethingtotalkabout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 033: Design a Thriving Culture Even in Turmoil
May 24 2023
Ep 033: Design a Thriving Culture Even in Turmoil
๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Join Dr. Joey Faucette in episode 33 of the Work Positive Podcast as he talks to David Sanderson - the last passenger off the plane that landed on the Hudson River. They discuss David's book, "From Turmoil to Triumph," which focuses on turning adversity into triumph. ๐Ÿ‘ค David Sanderson is an inspirational speaker and author who survived a plane crash and learned valuable lessons about leadership and motivation. He emphasizes the importance of checking ego, focusing on people, and dealing with the situation. The podcast covers various topics, including managing stress in a business environment, minimizing team turnover, implementing team culture values, and being resourceful. David shares practical tips on developing a five-step plan for success, finding the right people, and maintaining laser focus. He also highlights the significance of investing in oneself by consuming positive materials to improve mindset. ๐Ÿ”‘ Key takeaways: โ˜€๏ธ Turn adversity into triumph by having a positive and hopeful mindset. โ˜€๏ธ Seek support from family, friends, colleagues, or a coach to navigate through adversity. โ˜€๏ธ Learn from your experiences and use them to make positive changes in your life and work. โ˜€๏ธ Stay calm under pressure and adapt to change in adversity. โ˜€๏ธ Maintain a positive attitude, believe in yourself, and know you can overcome any obstacle. ๐Ÿ“š Get a personalized autographed copy of David's book, "From Turmoil to Triumph," which transformed his life and could potentially transform yours, too, by visiting his website. https://davesandersonspeaks.com/product/from-turmoil-to-triumph/   Tired of negative work conversations? Get positive with the free course, Something to Talk About https://www.workpositive.today/somethingtotalkabout. #AdversityToTriumph #StressManagement #InvestInYourself #PositiveMindset #TeamCulture     Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 032: โ€œMeaningโ€ is the New Money
May 17 2023
Ep 032: โ€œMeaningโ€ is the New Money
Does your company struggle to engage team members? Tune in as Dr. Joey interviews Dr. Tony Oโ€™Driscoll, professor at Duke Universityโ€™s Fuqua School of Business, and discover how to leverage meaning to unleash the superhero and engage everyone at work. ๐Ÿ”‘ Listen as Tony O'Driscoll talks about how โ€œmeaningโ€ is the new money at work: โ˜€๏ธ Everyone has superhero qualities and can create positive change at work. โ˜€๏ธ How to believe in yourself, find your purpose, and be a role model for your fellow superheroes. โ˜€๏ธ A growth mindset builds meaningful relationships that help everyone take small steps to create positive change. โ˜€๏ธ Empower every member of an organization to create a positive work culture and become an everyday superhero. Dr. Tony O'Driscoll is a Duke University Fuqua School of Business professor and a Research Fellow at Duke Corporate Education. He was a founding member of IBM Global Services Strategy and Change consulting practice, where he consulted at the highest level with business executives on creating competitive advantage in increasingly complex environments. Tony has authored articles in Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times, Strategy and Business, and Dialogue. He has published two books on learning and organizational performance. Reach out to him at https://tonyodriscoll.com/  Learn more about Dr. Joey at www.workpositive.today Tired of negative work conversations? Get positive with the free course, Something to Talk About https://www.workpositive.today/somethingtotalkabout. #EverydaySuperhero #WorkplaceCulture #Leadership #HumanInteractions #SuperheroCulture #Autonomy #Meaning #DiscretionaryEffort #MiddleManagers #StakeholderPerspective #Purpose #Mastery #Autonomy #LeadershipDiagnostic #PCTPulse #FunInLeadership Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 031: Rescue Your Positive Work Culture with CPR
May 10 2023
Ep 031: Rescue Your Positive Work Culture with CPR
Dr. Joey Faucette welcomes Nick Sonnenberg on the Work Positive Podcast to discuss ways to improve work culture and productivity. Sonnenberg shares his CPR method, emphasizing the importance of using the right tools correctly at the right time. Nick Sonnenberg is an entrepreneur, Inc. columnist, guest lecturer at Columbia University, and the author of Come Up for Air. He is the founder and CEO of Leverage, a leading operational efficiency consultancy that helps companies implement his CPRยฎ Business Efficiency Framework, resulting in greater output and less stress for employees. Here are six tips to elevate HR, improve company culture, and create a positive work culture: ๐ŸŒž: Encourage open communication between HR and employees to meet everyone's needs and concerns. Sonnenberg highlights the importance of employee-centric operations. ๐ŸŒž: Develop a culture of continuous learning and growth. Provide opportunities for employees to learn new skills and advance in their careers to keep them engaged and motivated. ๐ŸŒž Prioritize creating a work environment that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Celebrate differences and prioritize creating a safe and inclusive space for all employees. ๐ŸŒž Identify the right tools and systems that work for you and your team. Sonnenberg recommends experimenting with different tools until you find what works. ๐ŸŒž: Create a process that utilizes these tools effectively. Develop and stick to a plan to ensure everyone is on the same page. ๐ŸŒž Focus your energy and effort on the right tasks. Prioritize your workload and delegate tasks to avoid burnout. Sonnenberg says, "When you can streamline and automate things, you can have more capacity to expand and do more things." By utilizing the CPR method, you can rescue your work culture and gain an extra full day per week in productivity. More about Nick: The CPR (Communication, Planning, and Resources) Framework consistently results in greater output, less stress, happier employees, and the potential to gain an extra full day per week in productivity per personโ€”just by using the right tools correctly at the right time. Nick and his team have worked with organizations of all sizes and across all industries, from high-growth startups to Fortune 10. Get in touch with Nick Sonnenberg:  Instagram: @NicholasSonnenberg Twitter: @Nick_Sonnenberg Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NicholasSonnenbergLeverage/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicksonnenberg/ Link to Nick's New Book: https://comeupforair.com/ Tired of negative work conversations? Get positive with the free course from Dr. Joey Faucette, Something to Talk About https://www.workpositive.today/somethingtotalkabout. #ComeUpForAir #NickSonnenberg #OperationalEfficiency Secondary Hashtags: #Productivity #Operations #Business Growth #culturecounts #workpositivetoday #workpositie #drjoeyfaucette Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices