3 Ways To Make Your Workplace More Human-Centered - with Michele Zanini

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By Michelle McQuaid: Positive Psychology Teacher | Playful Change Activator | Huffington Post Blogger and Michelle McQuaid. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Michele Zanini is the co-founder of the Management Lab, with the wonderful Gary Hamel where they help forward-thinking organizations become more resilient, innovative, and engaging places to work. Together, they recently wrote the bestselling book, Humanocracy, creating organizations, as amazing people inside of them, and their work is featured in the Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

In this week’s episode, we explore the simple steps we can each take to make our workplaces more human-centered and less bureaucratic.

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You’ll Learn:
  • [04:33] - Michele explains what studies are finding about the value of embedding humanity over bureaucracy when it comes to caring for worker’s wellbeing and improving performance.
  • [11:16] - Michele offers some practical steps teams can take to move towards a more human-centric approach to working together.
  • [17:06] - Michele explains how you can create a movement in your workplace to be more human-centered.
  • [20:45] - Michele explains how leaders can help enable change activists across their workplace.
  • [25:03] - Michele enters the lightning round.
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Until next time, take care! Thank you, Michele!

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