EPISODE 15: How Allies Take Bold Action with NLI Consultants and Solutions Experts

This week, our panel of experts includes NLI’s Head of Consulting and Research Khalil Smith, Senior Consultant Paulette Gerkovich, and Senior Vice President of Corporate Solutions Marshall Bergmann. Together they discuss the latest research on the importance of taking bold action; they share illuminating and inspiring case studies from organizations who have embraced acting boldly; and they reflect on the series as a whole to offer leaders the best strategies to show up in the best way possible for the people who matter most.

2021-01-13T16:34:51-05:00September 14th, 2020|

EPISODE 14: Use Brain Science to Bring Your Teams Together with Social Psychologist Dominic Packer

Along with Dr. Kamila Sip, NLI’s Senior Director of Neuroscience Research, and Khalil Smith, Head of Research and Consulting at NLI, this episode features the insights of Dr. Dominic Packer, social psychologist at Lehigh University. The group discusses how we determine who’s “one of us,” the consequences of doing so, and how we can expand our perceived boundaries to create larger ingroups.

2021-01-13T16:33:42-05:00September 3rd, 2020|

EPISODE 13: The Art (and Science) of Listening Circles with NLI Scientists and Consultants

In a discussion on listening deeply, host Barbara Steel, Head of NLI’s Performance Practice, is joined by Paulette Gerkovich, a Senior Consultant at NLI, and Dr. Michaela Simpson, one of NLI’s Senior Scientists. Together they talk through what listening circles can look like in organizations, the science of psychological safety and perspective taking, and the potential pitfalls of getting it wrong.

2021-01-13T16:32:03-05:00August 20th, 2020|

EPISODE 12: Turn Empathy Into Your Superpower with Stanford Psychologist Jamil Zaki

Jamil Zaki, Stanford Professor of Psychology and the author of “The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World” joins NLI’s Head of Consulting and Practices, Khalil Smith. Jamil shares some of his biggest findings from studying empathy, and offers fascinating insights that anybody can use to build the muscle of empathy in their personal and professional relationships and create a better, kinder world.

2021-01-13T16:30:44-05:00August 19th, 2020|

EPISODE 11: The Allyship Journey at Microsoft, with Chief Diversity Officer Lindsay-Rae McIntyre

Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, Chief Diversity Officer at Microsoft, sits down with with NLI CEO and Co-Founder Dr. David Rock and NLI Head of Research and Consulting, Khalil Smith, for a discussion on allyship. Learn how Microsoft has been working for the past two years to develop a culture of allyship and how leaders can develop tools to make allyship come alive in their organizations.

2021-01-13T16:28:37-05:00August 14th, 2020|

EPISODE 10: How to Build a Growth Mindset During Crisis, with Chris Boruff of Morningstar

Chris Boruff, Director of Operations at the financial services firm Morningstar, sits down with NLI Co-Founder and CEO Dr. David Rock and NLI’s Director of Industry Research, Andrea Derler, to discuss growth mindset—what it is, how it works, and and how Morningstar has made the most of the COVID-19 crisis to transform the entire organization’s approach to learning, feedback, and growth.

2021-01-13T16:26:35-05:00August 4th, 2020|

EPISODE 8: Heads of Talent at Zoom and P&G Create Clarity in a Noisy World

At a time when the noise of the world seems to drown out any sense of clarity, Lynne Oldham, Chief People Officer at Zoom, and Tracey Grabowski, CHRO at Procter & Gamble remind us how to follow what’s essential—not just in the services they offer, but in how they’ve cultivated a calming, yet innovative, spirit through intense disruption, and in so doing, set an example for other leaders to follow.

2021-01-13T16:54:06-05:00June 24th, 2020|

EPISODE 7: The Science of Allyship and What Leaders Should Do Now

A panel of NLI experts, including CEO and Co-Founder Dr. David Rock, VP of Consulting and Research Khalil Smith, and Head of D&I Ester Neznanova, walk us through the science and importance of listening deeply, uniting widely, and acting boldly. Along the way they address challenges leaders have been facing and offer science-based solutions to keep teams feeling heard, included, and empowered to effect change.

2021-01-13T16:42:37-05:00June 12th, 2020|

EPISODE 6: The Mindset Organizations Need Right Now with Ford and Comcast

Shawna Erdmann, SVP of Learning at Comcast, and Melanie Davis, CLO at Ford, work for companies that have embraced growth mindset over the past few months, shifting from one set of expectations and roles, into brand-new operations. Their stories show how keeping an open mind benefits not just individuals as they work to adapt, but entire organizations looking to transform.

2021-01-13T16:40:34-05:00May 27th, 2020|

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