Ep. 85: Bring Your Human To Work.

There’s been a lot of talk about making the workplace more human, more empathizing with employees’ needs, behaviors, aspirations. With the age of digitalization, where technology is so engrained in our personal and professionals lines, where life integration is the new norm, where remote work is surging and where people are expected to be connected constantly, we need to find the right balance between the use of technology, the design of more engaging and inclusive cultures, and the importance of nurturing human interactions.

Erica Keswin is an expert in the business of working human. She helps top-of-the-class businesses, organizations, and individuals improve their performance by honoring relationships in every context, always with an eye toward high-tech for human touch. Her book, Bring Your Human to Work: 10 Sure-Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That’s Good for People, Great for Business and Just Might Change the World (2018 McGraw-Hill) was an immediate Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Today with Erica we cover a few very interesting topics from her best-selling book “Bring Your Human to Work: 10 Surefire Ways to Design a Workplace That Is Good for People, Great for Business, and Just Might Change the World”:
–           Encouraging employees to be healthy in body and spirit

–           Running your meetings with clear purpose

–           Making space for face-to-face interaction

–           Building professional development into company culture

–           Inspiring your workforce to give back to the community

–           Simply saying “thank you”

Note: you can follow Erica at www.ericakeswin.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter , Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

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