Episode 10 - Balancing Employee Interactions, Professionalism, & Work Friendships

Episode 10 - Balancing Employee Interactions, Professionalism, & Work Friendships

In this latest episode, we discuss an article by Julie Winkle Giulioni called "Careers, Conversation and Curiosity". 

We discuss how management can sometimes like writing poetry (hint, it's not about rhymes). Additionally, we talk about how managers have to straddle a line between being engaged with their workers without being a micromanager. Finally, we discuss how manager-employee relationships can look like friendship but never be treated as one. 

Episode 8 - There Are No Bad Ideas... Oh, Wait, Yes There Are

Episode 8 - There Are No Bad Ideas... Oh, Wait, Yes There Are

This week, host Scott Moe and Gary Rolin get together to discuss Scott's recent article "The Surprising Benefits of Psychological Safety" (which can be found at digitaltrainingla.com/podcast/. In our discussion of the less obvious positive points of having a psychologically safe work environment, we talk about the fleeting nature of fame, how personal courage is a necessary to be an effective member of any group, and how yes, there are be many, many bad ideas in the world.

Episode 1 - The Daily Work of Becoming a Leader

Episode 1 - The Daily Work of Becoming a Leader

DTG members Scott Moe and Gary Rolin chat about Scott's article "The Daily Work of Becoming a Leader" and expand on some of the ideas it discusses. Not all leadership training needs to be expensive seminars and coaching programs. Some companies are shifting their focus to allow their internal leaders grow their employees by looking at the opportunities around them every day. We talk how "deliberate practice" can be applied in leadership and management circles.