Unlock Your Team's Potential
Unlock Your Team's Potential
In episode 29 of the Work Positive podcast, host Dr. Joey Faucette speaks with Jennifer McClure to discuss the importance of creating a positive work culture by understanding the relevance of work and equity of exchange for employees. Jennifer emphasizes the need for leaders to get to know their employees and structure their work to align with their interests and strengths. They also discuss the challenges leaders face in making statements that prove the relevance of work and equity of exchange. Jennifer suggests scheduling regular conversations with employees as a practical step toward creating a positive work culture. The podcast highlights the evolving role of employees as stakeholders and the need for leaders to invest in their people for long-term business success.
Here is what to expect on this week’s show:
☀️ Jennifer McClure emphasizes the importance of relevance and equity of exchange in employee engagement.
☀️ To create engagement, employees must feel that their work matters and that their time, energy, and talent are being exchanged for something relevant.
☀️ Leaders should take the time to understand their team members and what matters to them to connect their work with meaning and purpose.
☀️ Leaders should regularly schedule conversations with each of their employees to check progress, goals, and struggles and offer support.
☀️ Understanding the challenges of engaging employees in today's work world is key to creating a positive work culture that fosters innovation, agility, and talent retention.
☀️Technology can be leveraged to know team members better and create connections even in remote work environments.
☀️ Ultimately, creating a positive work culture is a symbiotic relationship between stakeholders and shareholders, where people are recognized as the business's most critical asset.
Jennifer McClure is a full-time professional speaker and business advisor who helps leaders embrace the future of work and use their influence to create positive, lasting change. She has spoken at over 350 industry-related conferences worldwide, covering topics such as high-impact leadership, talent strategies, and the future of work. Before her career as a speaker, Jennifer served as a Human Resources Executive, Executive Recruiter, and Executive Coach, providing her with rich experiences that shape the strategies and solutions she offers today. On her blog, she writes twice a month on topics like influence, leadership, and personal development. Jennifer is based in Cincinnati, OH, and enjoys horseback riding and listening to podcasts in her free time.
Reach out to Jennifer at www.JenniferMcClure.net
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Professional Speaker | Business Advisor
I’m Jennifer McClure, a full-time professional speaker and business advisor. I help leaders embrace the future of work and leverage their influence to create positive, lasting change in and through their organizations.
To date, I’ve spoken at more than 350 industry-related conferences both in the U.S. and abroad, including Europe, Australia, and Asia. In these settings, I often speak on the topics of high impact leadership, talent strategies, and the future of work.
If you are looking for a speaker for your conference or corporate event, please visit my speaking page. That’s where you’ll find my keynote presentations, availability, testimonials, and contact information.
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Prior to my career as a speaker, I served in various roles including as a Human Resources Executive, Executive Recruiter, and Executive Coach.
These rich experiences helped me shape the strategies and solutions I now offer to leaders and their teams. I know what it feels like to be in the trenches of organizational change, and my belief is that Influence is the magic ingredient to spearheading change.
Here on my blog, I write twice a month on the topics like influence, leadership, and personal development.
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