Book Club

Hangout Replay – Social Business Book Club with Shawn Murphy

Share this post:

In our seventh installment of the Social Business Book Club Hangout, we had the honor of speaking with Shawn Murphy on his first book, The Optimistic Workplace, and why organizations should look to create more conducive environments. Shawn discussed climate vs. culture, why leaders should get to know employees as a whole person, and why he doesn’t use the word ‘manager’ in his book (except when referring to archaic practices), among many other topics.
Watch the New Way To Work Hangout replay now.

More Book Club stories

Too Bad Our Workforce Aren’t Consumers

March 27, 2017 | Cognitive, Employee Engagement

Oh, wait … They are. Gee … Wonder what we could learn from that? I had an epiphany back in the ‘90s, when getting a Masters in organizational change: 100 percent of the workforce are also consumers. I wondered: If we really wanted to improve engagement, and the war for talent, and learning and development, more

The Workplace – Making It a GREAT Place to Be!

January 17, 2017 | Employee Engagement

Recently I received an email from the IBM HR team to congratulate a teammate in a remote office on his 10th anniversary at IBM. Immediately a colleague of mine sitting next to me asked, how was it that this person had been here for 10 years, as he had only finished his sales initiation/training course more

Making the Most of Your Team’s Diverse Work Styles

December 21, 2016 | Collaborat​ion, Employee Engagement

Two Requirements to Helping Diverse Teams Collaborate Successfully Most of us spend a majority of our time interacting with others at work. We brainstorm, share, connect and build together. Regardless of the size or the roles represented, today’s teams often boast a diversity of gender, race, age, location, skill level or role. Though diverse teams more