Corporate America Activism, Talent Magnet, Unsolicited Advice

Corporate America Activism, Talent Magnet, Unsolicited Advice

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 64

  • Mar 15, 2018 4:00 pm
  • 2:21:31 mins

Corporate America needs to get back to thinking about more than just profits (19:27) Marina Whitman, Ph.D., is Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. She is the author of many articles and several books, including New World, New Rules: The Changing Role of the American Corporation. Should companies be doing more to make the world a better place? Some people believe that corporate America should get back to thinking about more than just profits. Dr. Whitman explains this movement in corporate America. Talent Magnet (1:06:56) Mark Miller is the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness at Chick-fil-A. Mark began his Chick-fil-A career working as an hourly team member in 1977. In 1978, he joined the corporate staff working in the warehouse and mailroom. Since that time, he has provided leadership for Corporate Communications, Field Operations, Quality and Customer Satisfaction, Training and Development, and Leadership Development. More than vision, strategy, creativity, marketing, finance, or even technology, it is ultimately people that determine organizational success. That's why virtually every organization wants more top talent. But do you know what they're looking for? Mark Miller is the author of the new book Talent Magnet and talks about how to attract and keep great people in a business. Why Unsolicited Advice Can Ruin Relationships (1:53:20) Richard Joelson, Ph.D.,  has been a clinical social work psychotherapist, educator, and administrator for 46 years. He has practiced social work in various places including Liberia and has his own private practice in New York. It can be tempting to want to fix everyone’s problems and immediately go into psychoanalyst mode to figure out how you can help them. But sometimes, even with the best intentions, giving advice can do more harm than good. Dr. Joelson author of the book, “Help Me! A Psychotherapist’s Tried-and-True Techniques for a Happier Relationship with Yourself and the People You Love,” teaches us why unsolicited advice can ruin relationships and how we can communicate better.

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Talent Magnet

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Mark Miller is the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness at Chick-fil-A. Mark began his Chick-fil-A career working as an hourly team member in 1977. In 1978, he joined the corporate staff working in the warehouse and mailroom. Since that time, he has provided leadership for Corporate Communications, Field Operations, Quality and Customer Satisfaction, Training and Development, and Leadership Development. More than vision, strategy, creativity, marketing, finance, or even technology, it is ultimately people that determine organizational success. That's why virtually every organization wants more top talent. But do you know what they're looking for? Mark Miller is the author of the new book Talent Magnet and talks about how to attract and keep great people in a business.

Mark Miller is the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness at Chick-fil-A. Mark began his Chick-fil-A career working as an hourly team member in 1977. In 1978, he joined the corporate staff working in the warehouse and mailroom. Since that time, he has provided leadership for Corporate Communications, Field Operations, Quality and Customer Satisfaction, Training and Development, and Leadership Development. More than vision, strategy, creativity, marketing, finance, or even technology, it is ultimately people that determine organizational success. That's why virtually every organization wants more top talent. But do you know what they're looking for? Mark Miller is the author of the new book Talent Magnet and talks about how to attract and keep great people in a business.

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