Episode 119 – Interview with Christina Major, professional copywriter, with another take on Right People in the Right Seats

When we think of Right People in the Right Seats, we often assume we’re talking about full-time employees and staff.  However, the right person to fill the right seat might not be an actual employee; it could be a subcontractor or freelancer.  The same “rules” apply:  the right person is the one who aligns with the organization’s core values, mission, and goals, and the right seat means that the person is well qualified and skilled to do the task. Professional copywriter Christina Major talks about how to determine the right person in the right seat when you’re hiring contractors and
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Episode 118 – Bridge the gap

The reason why most services and products exist is because they bridge a gap (except for Apple, which created the gap in the first place – but you’ll have to listen to hear more).  But not just products and services… jobs, roles, and responsibilities in an organization exist because they (should) fill a gap. Beyond just having the right people in the right seats, do the people fulfilling roles in your organization bridge a real gap?  They should.  Listen in to learn more. Other podcast episodes referenced: Gap Analysis, Zone of Genius, Right people in the right seats, and Organizational
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Episode 117 – What is company culture exactly?

While “company culture” is all the rage, what does it mean exactly?  It’s a broad concept, like asking if you had a good or bad childhood. Company culture is “Is this a good or bad company?” Listen in as Dawn Shuler talks about the various factors that affect company culture, as well as the two main shifts that can actually affect and even change company culture. Other podcast episodes mentioned:  What company culture are you creating?, Culture of shame, and Positive company culture isn’t about ping pong tables
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