SHAPE your work
Series 2, Episode 1: Diary of an Employee
Season 2, Ep. 1
Whoever you are, you’ve met one of them when you’re out shopping, while travelling, at the office, and now even from your own home. This podcast is all about you, the employee. Even though managers and leaders make up less than 1% of the workforce, they have 99% of the media, articles and literature dedicated to them. What about being a great follower, a great achiever, a great employee?Hello Series 2 of SHAPE your work 👋 In Series 2 join us as we talk to employees across the world, with real insights into real lives, the issues, and challenges they face, the aspirations and goals they have… and the way they’re solving the puzzles and problems of work and life. This podcast is for you if you’re trying to hear the voice of the real employee, understand what really matters to them, and the solutions they’re seeking from those around them, as well as their employers.👌🏽 We kick off the first episode of the Diary of an Employee series with the voice of Saaim Khan. Tune in to hear his vocal diary, his work life at Unilever UK.👂🏼 We explore motivations, culture, determination, support, relationships.
Season 1, Ep. 7
Your employees have desires and expectations from the workplace and the organisation as a whole. And they are not being met. The research to date highlights some major issues. Tune in as we define what workplace experience is, the value to employees, how to measure it effectively, and how to evolve your strategy to deliver a true wow factor to your workforce.
Season 1, Ep. 6
Your underlying subconscious might be quietly fueling prejudice and poor performance at work. How and why? Listen in now to hear about the various biases that exist, factors that influence partiality and how you can overcome toxic thinking at work.
Reward and Recognition
Season 1, Ep. 5
Are you getting the very basics right at work? Like reward and recognition?Listen now to get straight to the list of essentials when it comes to connecting with employees beyond just cash. The secrets to driving passionate involvement and higher responsibilities at work is simpler than you think. But it does take effort. And learn how you can use reward and recognition to help in the challenge of #quietquitting and quietfiring?
Season 1, Ep. 4
Workplace productivity is the gold of our time. We’re all after it. But how do we measure it? The old metrics of measuring workplace performance have been upturned. Hybrid work, complex multi-role businesses, globalisation is calling for a single comparative measure. It’s time for a big rethink.
The 4 day week
Season 1, Ep. 3
Episode 3 is here! Grab your headphones. The 4 Day Week is the most modern symbol of human productivity. Get more for less, improved performance, happier employees, better balance, be an attractive employer… Or is it all too risky? A f antasy? Or a good model for you?Either way, the productivity gains are a big win. Listen now… in 15 mins we’ll reveal what you need to know - how did it start, the results so far, the data you need to decide if you’re ready.
Season 1, Ep. 2
Even though it feels like the imminent danger of Covid-19 seems to have passed for many countries, it has left behind deep-rooted problems for working populations everywhere. This episode we discuss the ‘Hybrid Model’- the biggest work-from-home experiment. If you’re trying to build a hybrid strategy that works for your employees, this podcast is for you.
Toxicity at Work
Season 1, Ep. 1
Workplaces, a diverse bunch of people (hopefully) working towards the same mission. The work, and the social, results in many personalities having many conversations.There are positive outcomes like creativity, connection, innovation and belonging. But there can also be negative outcomes like toxicity.If you're trying to build and contribute to the most productive work environments where people thrive, this is the podcast for you.