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As the founder of Great Mondays, a culture design agency, Josh Levine is passionate about helping clients improve the work they do every day. He is an educator, designer, and best-selling author, but above all, he is on a mission to help organizations design their culture so that it is an advantage. In this episode, Josh defines culture and explains why it is so important to a company’s success today. He describes the six components involved in defining, designing, and delivering a successful culture, sharing examples of how organizations ‘live’ their cultures.
In this episode, Josh defines culture and explains why it is so important to a company’s success today. He describes the six components involved in defining, designing, and delivering a successful culture, sharing examples of how organizations ‘live’ their cultures.
Josh’s book, Great Mondays: How to Design a Company Culture Employees Love, presents the framework and tools business leaders need to understand, design, and manage their culture. He may be known best for helping found the non-profit, Culture LabX, and has overseen its growth into an international community. He has also written for Forbes.com, Huffington Post, Fast Company, and the Design Management Journal about organizational culture, why it is important, how to achieve it, and how to build a culture advantage.
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Krister Ungerböck, a keynote speaker, CEO Coach, and global expert in the Language of Leadership joins us this week to share his personal career journey and leadership lessons learned. He shares cultural differences between leading in Europe versus America, drawing a parallel between speaking in a foreign language and effective communication in one’s native language. Krister highlights how generational differences impact leadership, with powerful advice for HR leaders on being more effective by listening more and offering solutions less. He proposes the Magic Management 8-Ball Challenge as a tool to help. Tune in to hear Krister discuss emotional intelligence, soft skills, and his personal journey to becoming a better leader.
Prior to retiring at age 42, Krister was the award-winning CEO of one of the largest family-owned software companies in the world. His expertise in the language of leadership is based upon his unique experience as a global CEO leading teams in three languages while observing and doing business with executives in over 40 countries, building businesses in six and living in three. As a corporate keynote speaker, Krister is passionate about sharing the secrets that his team used to win five consecutive Top Workplace awards and achieve remarkable employee engagement levels of 99.3%. His upcoming book, The Language of Leadership: Words to Transform How We Lead, Live and Love, is planned for release in the Fall of 2019.