Can You Measure Kindness? – Erin Michelson, Summery and Kind Quiz

“Values by and large don’t really change…What changes is your behavior around your values.” Can we measure kindness? Take our Green Connections Kind Quiz Listen to this fascinating interview with Erin Michelson, CEO and Founder of Summery, a data analytics company focused on measuring employee kindness and social values, on Green Connections Radio podcast with… Continue reading Can You Measure Kindness? – Erin Michelson, Summery and Kind Quiz

High Achievers, Grit & Talent – Angela Duckworth, Author of “Grit” & TED Talk Star

“Race your strengths and train your weaknesses” to accomplish your goals, Angela Duckworth on Green Connections Radio. Listen to best-selling author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” Angela Duckworth, Ph.D. in this inspiring conversation with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson about grit, talent, strengths, weaknesses and strategies to achieve your goals. Duckworth’s TED Talk has nearly 20 million views!

Innovating With A Multi-Generational Workplace – Mary Lee Gannon, CEO & Executive Coach

“It’s about who you are in the process….We have more generations in the workforce than ever before and their life experiences are very different….Look at the other person as a peer.”  Mary Lee Gannon Multiple generations in the workplace is a huge gift to innovators, because of the wide range of experiences and perspectives they… Continue reading Innovating With A Multi-Generational Workplace – Mary Lee Gannon, CEO & Executive Coach

Dominance Drives Culture – Laura Liswood, Council of Women World Leaders

March 6, 2019 - Washington, DC, USA: U.S. the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center hosts the 2019 International Women's Day Forum. Photo by Ian Wagreich / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

“There is some sense that women lead differently than men, but it’s hard to parse out if it’s because of gender differences or because women have historically been in the non-dominant group and men have been in the dominant group.” Laura Liswood Cultural dynamics drive the ability to innovate, hirings and promotions, whether it invests… Continue reading Dominance Drives Culture – Laura Liswood, Council of Women World Leaders

The Enthusiasm Gap Between Men & Women – Kristin Haffert, Mine The Gap

“You have to take a long-term view, which means you may need to invest more up front in order to give people the flexibility or better benefits, and the returns we know we get with a more diverse workforce are greater innovation, we get an improved bottom line.” Kristin Haffert One of the ways that… Continue reading The Enthusiasm Gap Between Men & Women – Kristin Haffert, Mine The Gap

Functional Office Politics – Jennifer Wisdom, Psychologist, Author & Coach

“You are not crazy. So, if you’re talking to someone who makes you feel crazy, that’s probably something with that other person. If you’re working with someone who make you feel like you’re not good enough, there’s something else going on.” Jennifer Wisdom We all have office politics to deal with, even if you own… Continue reading Functional Office Politics – Jennifer Wisdom, Psychologist, Author & Coach

Advancing Women in STEM – Telle Whitney, Diversity Expert, Founder, Largest Women in Tech Conference

“The companies that have really made a commitment to creating change, they look at the ways promotions are decided, because often it’s very ad hoc….and consciously or unconsciously, the managers, who are primarily men, just don’t see the characteristics (in women) that they believe you need in order to advance.” Telle Whitney on Green Connections Radio podcast. Pursuing a career in STEM requires investing many years in education and dedication, so why do women leave these fields so often? How can we attract, retain and promote more women in STEM into leadership? Listen to Telle Whitney, diversity expert, former long-time CEO of the Anita Borg Institute and founder of the famed Grace Hopper Conference in this insightful interview with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson. She provides valuable career advice too.

Talking To Yourself As Stress Control – It’s Make or Break

You’re sitting in a meeting and some guy pokes fun at the idea you just pitched, in a way that sounds like when your dad made you feel stupid as a kid.  You feel your pulse quicken. At once angry and diminished, you feel yourself reverting to the 8-year old you that believed your dad.… Continue reading Talking To Yourself As Stress Control – It’s Make or Break

Women in STEM, Innovation – Laura Sherbin, Culture@Work, formerly at Center for Talent Innovation

“Women, in particular, are bringing a different problem-solving toolkit to the table…and innovative potential.” Dr. Laura Sherbin on Green Connections Radio podcast. As the nation takes a fresh look at women in the workplace, hear from one of the experts in this enlightening interview with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson. Dr. Laura Sherbin is Managing Director of Culture@Work, and was a C-level executive at the Center for Talent Innovation when this interview was conducted.

“We are All Accountable” – w Lauren Leader-Chivee, All In Together

To innovate, we need new ideas, new perspectives, new solutions. To get these new ideas, we need differing points of view at the table. differing experiences and perspectives. Yet, senior leadership remains stubbornly white-male dominated, as only 4% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. Listen to Lauren Leader-Chivee, CEO of All In Together, former President of the Center for Talent Innovation and author of the recent book, Crossing the Thinnest Line, in a vibrant discussion with Green Connections host Joan Michelson about these issues..