UPDATE: May 12, 2020 - NEW Episode Available Today!
"Start with gratitude." And, "Infuse with gratitude to defuse."
In this third episode of season 3 of Working Gratitude, we speak with Kerry Wekelo, COO, Actualize Consulting. Recorded in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, we address gratitude during crisis and conflict. We discuss starting and ending difficult conversations with gratitude and appreciation. Kerry is also the author of "Culture Infusion: 9 Principles to Create and Maintain a Thriving Organizational Culture" and soon to be released "Gratitude Infusion." We discuss using gratitude to "infuse and defuse."
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“Working Gratitude” launched in 2012 to stimulate dialogue and conversation about research based best practices of gratitude in the workplace and ways that gratefulness is expressed via involvement, community impact and giving. Now, in our 3rd Season with over 70 episodes, we explore other topics like kindness and compassion. These brief interviews with successful leaders from a variety of professional environments will encourage and inspire you and give you ideas about how you can start “Working Gratitude.”
As Chief Operating Officer at Actualize Consulting, a financial services firm, Kerry's book and program Culture Infusion is the impetus behind Actualize Consulting being named a Top Company Culture by Entrepreneur Magazine, Top Work Place by The Washington Post, and a Great Place to Work.
Mike Robbins and I discuss his previous books and his newest, "We're All in This Together". His work focuses on leadership, authenticity, vulnerability and belonging. The conversation is candid, especially about how gratitude and much of Mike's work includes relatively simple concepts, but NOT EASY.
From Jackson, TN to Broadway to chart topping, Grammy nominated singer songwriter, LOLO shares her lifelong passion and gratitude for music. With new music available 3/27/20 and a very recent wedding this is a great Season 3 Premier for Working Gratitude! Recorded, March 13, 2020.
For subscribers from previous season, you will hear a bit of a different approach to our Working Gratitude conversations. New listeners, we hope you will enjoy, listen, download, subscribe and share. Let us hear from you at: email@example.com
Chris currently works as an independent creative thought-partner, experience designer, and advisor to organizations ready to reimagine the possibilities of their cultures. Greater Good - Gratitude at Work - Chris Murchison
Gratitude Circle is a new social media empowerment app. Najma has written for The Huffington Post, Success Magazine, & Thrive Global among others. She has a Master of Public Health from George Washington University & a Global Health Certificate from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Eric is a 25-year tenured human resources professional and since 2017 has served as chief people officer for DaVita, a leading provider of kidney care in the U.S. Prior to DaVita, Eric served as the Co-CHRO of Gap Inc. Eric is a director on the Board of Human Resources People & Strategy (HRPS).
A native of Union City, TN, Kristin is co-founder/owner of Inspire Community Café. A business with a mission: to provide meaningful living wage jobs, healthy & delicious food, & a gathering place for local change makers to connect & collaborate for a more just & compassionate community.
Ron, “Army Brat,” joined the Army, served in Korea, was called to active duty for Operation Desert Storm. After working for different stretch film manufacturers, his most rewarding career moment was starting Alliance Plastics with his father who instilled in him the notion of duty, honor, integrity and gratitude.