Episodes

Episode 51: The Great Retention: How to engage employees

In episode 51, Coffey talks with Dwan Bryant about the great retention.

They discuss the importance of creating a process that allows attracting and ultimately retaining talent; how viewing individuals as long-term assets improves engagement in the workplace; what employee engagement actually means; authenticity and transparency as tools for leaders to build stronger teams; how to address critical conversations; the importance of providing feedback; and implementing assessments such as DiSC to help build a healthy team.

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Episode 50: Revisiting Noncompete Agreements

In episode 50, Coffey talks with Leiza Dolghih about noncompete agreements; the recent scrutiny about the kinds of workers asked to sign noncompetes; the elements of enforceable noncompetes in Texas; the practicality of actually enforcing noncompetes; and the potential impact of a new hire’s noncompete agreement with a previous employer.

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Episode 49: Earning, Losing, and Regaining Trust in the Workplace

In episode 49, Coffey talks with Joe Folkman about the factors affecting workplace trust. They discuss Joe’s background as a psychometrician (psychologist who uses data to predict outcomes) who studies leadership; and the correlation between trust and leadership effectiveness; how expertise, consistency, and relationships affect trust; why leaders should be asking for feedback; six competencies leaders need to build and repair trust; and the surprising increase in trust during the pandemic.

Mike referenced the Edelman Trust Index. You can find it here: https://www.edelman.com/trust/2022-trust-barometer

Joe Folkman’s new book, The Trifecta of Trust: The Proven Formula for Building and Restoring Trust, is available at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/163299528X/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_BZFQYAT8RVFKGWKX4W3V

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Episode 48: Engaging the “whole employee” when considering nontraditional benefits

In episode 48, Coffey talks with Ravi Swaminathan about engaging the “whole employee” when considering nontraditional benefits. They discuss how “the Great Resignation” has changed employee expectations and needs; the difference between “work-life balance” and “work-life integration; managing productivity in a remote or hybrid environment; using benefits to enrich work culture; the relation between flexibility and productivity; measuring the ROI of any benefits offering; and how employers can achieve loyalty that converts to attraction, retention, and engagement of high-performing talent.

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Episode 47: Leadership and Conflict Resolution

In episode 47, Coffey talks with Liz Kislik about leadership and the interpersonal aspects of conflict. They discuss how leaders can identify situations of conflict, moderate and manage them; the importance of context to understand the nature of a confrontation; what happens when a high performing employee shows patterns of conflicting behavior and how it affects culture and team dynamics; helpful techniques to deal with structural issues; and self-awareness and self-regulation as skills to reframe situations of conflict.

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