Today’s guest is Xavier Unkovic, President of Amy’s Kitchen. Join us as we talk about Xavier’s leadership journey—how he became President of the Amy’s, what his leadership style is, how he found his purpose in life, as well as how he balances family life with work life. Xavier has a lot of great wisdom to share that comes from his 20 plus years as a leader. As you will hear in our conversation, he also has an extremely positive outlook on life and truly loves what he does. You will also hear why Xavier never starts the day by checking emails, his suggestion for listeners who aren’t happy with their job, and how to pick the right company to work for.
One of the questions I get asked over and over again is, how do you build a high-performing team? In today’s video we will go over three steps you can take today and easily implement in your organization to increase your team’s performance.
AI is everywhere. Each week I chat with HR leaders, authors, and futurists on my podcast, The Future of Work Podcast, and artificial intelligence is a frequent topic. It’s on everyone’s minds and will no doubt play a large role in the future of work. Here is what a few of my guests have had to say about the potential of AI and what organizations and individuals can do to prepare for its growth.
Today’s guest is Tim Brown, the CEO of IDEO. I was able to sit down with Tim in the IDEO San Francisco office to talk about what design thinking is, how IDEO is utilizing it, and how your organization can start applying it. We also touched on what it’s like to work at IDEO, how Tim deals with failure, and what he feels is one of the greatest diseases of the modern organization.
If you have come to the point where you have made up your mind and you know you want to switch jobs, here are some tips and suggestions for how to go through the process in the best way possible.
When managers and executives are involved in the lives of their employees and think of themselves more as coaches than dictators, employees grow and develop into better workers, and the entire organization benefits and moves forward.