Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 9, Season 5

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 9: WORK WITH US

“When I see inequity, here is how I’m responding to it, here’s how I’m trying to shift the behavior, both in myself and in creating the conditions to shift it in others.”


Running time 28:10

What are you seeing in your organization relating to gender roles and gender equality? What type of things are you doing that are helping these more subtle gender equity and equality shifts occur?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 8, Season 5

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 8: WHO NEEDS ‘EM?

“Do we need managers? It depends.”


Running time 27:02

What role(s) do managers have in your organization? How are managers viewed in your place of work? What does the staffing structure look like?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 7, Season 5

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 7: OLD WINE AND GATORADE

“Technological and philosophical progress happens because it builds on the work of previous folks …we’re all part of a continuous stream.”


Running time 23:36

What are your thoughts? Are “new” ideas repackaged “old” ideas?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 6, Season 5

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 6: COMPETITION

“There are people who fundamentally believe that competition is the way to get the best out of people, and there are people who fundamentally believe that the spirit of collaboration is the way you that you get the best out of people.”


Running time 30:20

What are your experiences with staff ranking or other policies and processes in your organization that you feel have helped you perform better or have gotten in the way of performing better? Have you seen or experienced real significant differences in policies and processes between private industries or government, schools and other such organizations?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 5, Season 5

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 5: RETROSPECTIVES FOR THE REST OF US

“Retrospectives help us define and examine a body of work, what we can learn from it, and what that tells us about going forward and then choosing those next steps to move forward.”


Running time 27:46

What would be useful for you to learn to incorporate retrospectives in your organization? Who would benefit from exploring this idea and how to do this kind of work in an effective way? How open do you think people in your organization would be to including retrospectives as a process for continuous improvement?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 4, Season 5

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 4: TETHERS & WIDGETS

“There is a cost to setting up a system where people feel less connected to your company.”


Running time 23:25

Have you had any experiences with the untethered office? What are your thoughts on this evolving workspace concept?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 3, Season 5

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 3: WELCOME ABOARD

“The mission and the culture need to be embedded in every single process that touches a prospective employee.”


Running time 28:54

Have you observed a company or do you know about a company that you think does a fabulous job of finding good people and making them feel special? What are some of the things that you have seen this company do? What contributes to the whole recruiting, hiring and onboarding experience?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 2, Season 5

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 2: THE LEARNING ORGANIZATION

“Do the thing to learn the thing.”


Running time 26:55

Do you work in a learning organization? Has it been effective in building your capabilities and enhancing your work processes?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 1, Season 5

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 1: PLAYING BY THE RULES

“Simple rules need to be scalable and generalizable, they have to be action-oriented, and they’re always stated in the positive.”


Running time 27:06

Has your organization, team or group incorporated simple rules? What impact have simple rules had on your group’s coherence?

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Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 9, Season 4

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 9: CHANGE FROM THE MIDDLE

“The more things change, the more our objections to change stay the same.” – Bill Taylor


Running time 28:38

Are you a middle manager whose organization has gone through a change? What was your role in this organizational change? What challenges and/or successes did you face?

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