Episodes

Episode 71: Life in the Leadership Lane: Mike Coffey on Earned Admiration with Bruce Waller

In episode 71, Bruce Waller interviews Coffey on Bruce’s podcast, Life in the Leadership Lane.

They talk about Coffey’s early career; the value of failure; understanding what is within our control; the value of mentors; the ingredients of success; second chance hiring; the importance of organizational values; the importance of being involved in professional associations; the value of surrounding yourself with people who cover your deficits; and the importance of making an impact on others.

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Episode 70: What Business Leaders Need to Know About Psychedelics with Matt Zemon

In episode 70, Coffey talks with Matt Zemon about the workplace implications of the use of ketamine and other psychedelics.

They discuss the therapeutic use of ketamine; ongoing research on psychedelics’ effect on well being; what employers should understand about ketamine and other psychedelics; what ketamine therapy entails; and the future of psychedelics as therapeutic tools.

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Episode 69: Employment-Based Immigration with Kevin Lashus

In episode 69, Coffey talks with Kevin Lashus about employment-based immigration.

They discuss the relationship between education-based immigration and employment-based immigration; the most common types of employment-related visas; US annual limitations on work visas and the political reasons those limits haven’t increased since 1990; immigration’s impact on wages; how prevailing wages are determined; regulatory requirements and enforcement efforts in place to protect foreign talent from mistreatment; the effect of current labor shortages on businesses; how the evolution from employment-related visas to permanent residency to citizenship incentivizes immigrants to be good employees and good neighbors; how employment layoffs affect visa holders; the Biden Administration’s immigration priorities, including DACA and staffing at agencies supporting immigration activities; union opposition to employment-based visas; and how the pandemic may have accelerated offshoring of white-collar jobs.

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Episode 68: Employee-Driven Philanthropy with Shannon Duvall

In episode 68, Coffey talks with Shannon Duvall about the performance and cultural benefits of encouraging employees to pursue their philanthropic passions.

They discuss employee’s increasing interest in giving back to the community; aligning philanthropic activities to the organization’s culture; different strategies to measure employee engagement and participation; how to respond and navigate around social justice movements; and how younger generations are searching for work opportunities that allow them to be more involved in their communities.

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Episode 67: Unions Are Cool Again with Jon Hyman

In episode 67, Coffey talks with Jon Hyman about employers’ legal and practical responses to the rise in unionization.

They discuss the main factors causing a renewed focus on unionization; how gen-z has been energized to pursue safe and fair workplace environments; what are some of the signs of employees ready to unionize; when and how employers should take action in the face of unionizing; and what union organizers can and cannot do while trying to gain support.

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