When People Thrive, Companies Thrive with Dawn Shuler

When People Thrive, Companies Thrive with Dawn Shuler


Latest Episodes

Episode 149 – Empowerment does not mean perfection
July 08, 2020

As a manager, you’re expected to manage others, as well as do your own job.  If you’re responsible for an entire team or department, how do you make sure your staff delivers results? Do you micromanage? (No.)  If you empower people to do their jobs,

Episode 148 – Black vs. white. Where is the grey?
June 30, 2020

As CEO of my own company, I’m having difficulty with the stark dichotomy of the political and social climate.  Individually, we have our own belief systems.  What do we do when we lead an organization of those stark dichotomies?

Episode 147 – Don’t make me hunt you down
June 26, 2020

When a problem occurs that affects your customers and clients (and no organization is perfect, so you’ve definitely experienced issues), do you take initiative and reach out to your customers?  Or do you wait for them to hunt you down?

Episode 146 – Insufficient
June 05, 2020

I’ve struggled with what to say, because what voice do I have? What change can I make? Yet, it didn’t feel right to say nothing. I’m a CEO of a company and a leader, and I believe that mandates me to raise my voice and stand up for what I believe in.

Episode 145 – Are you complacent?
May 29, 2020

When you drive to the grocery store or somewhere you go to a lot, how much do you notice the people, cars, roads, and buildings around you? Or do you find yourself at your destination realizing you don’t remember getting there? You were on autopilot.

Episode 144 – We’re at capacity
May 27, 2020

We’re now more than 2 1/2 months into Coronavirus. We’re doing our best to navigate the new normal, new working conditions, perhaps new living conditions. Yet, most of us expect to operate at the same level of productivity and capacity pre-Cornonavirus...

Episode 143 – Interview with Brian Burkhart, Founder of SquarePlanet
May 05, 2020

In this lively episode, Dawn Shuler interviews Brian Burkhart, founder of SquarePlanet.  As the Chief Word Guy, Brian’s purpose is to elevate his clients’ core message so people remember… and take action. Why you want to listen: As a wave-maker,

Episode 142 – Do I say something?
April 28, 2020

Since we are proponents of a strengths-based workplace and culture, we firmly believe in employees working and playing to their strengths.  We also recommend a collaborative communication and feedback model where employees ask for and constructively re...

Episode 141 – Jack, be nimble. Jack, be quick.
April 21, 2020

With the Coronavirus epidemic, we’re having to shift and adapt rapidly, more so than ever before.  At the same time, many of us are finding we don’t have as much energy as we’re used to, yet we still might be expecting the same level of productivity.

Episode 140 – Interview with Jenny Podewils, co-founder of Leapsome
April 14, 2020

Listen in as Dawn Shuler interviews Jenny Podewils, co-founder of Leapsome, a company devoted to feedback, employee engagement, and individualized learning. We had a spirited discussion on the challenges that many organizations face (lack of alignment,...