Category: Learn with Bessern

The podcast to convert intentions into actions. In self-development and well-being, there is so much information and it is difficult to know what it’s true or not. In the Learn With Bessern podcast, we want to demystify these topics using science.
Hosted by Elena Agaragimova and Ivan Palomino.

Abeer Raza on Sustainability as a Growth Driver on the Financial, Social and Environmental Front

CLICK MP3 LINK BELOW TO STREAM AUDIO According to McKinsey, 70% of companies plan to implement sustainability projects in the next year, a significant increase from 2019’s 40%. This growing focus on sustainability benefits businesses and the environment alike, allowing companies to reduce their environmental impact, enhance their reputation, and […]

Jack Skeels – Are Managers really Needed? Accountability, Empowerment and Managing Less

CLICK MP3 LINK BELOW TO STREAM AUDIO Many organizations grapple with a crucial issue – the effectiveness of their managers => Only 22% of employees strongly believe their organization’s leadership has a clear direction, while just 15% feel enthusiastic about the future. Additionally, a mere 13% think leadership communicates effectively […]

Jesus Jesse Hernandez on How Leaders Should Connect with their People

CLICK MP3 LINK BELOW TO STREAM AUDIO A recent Gallup study reveals a concerning fact: only 32% of employees strongly feel connected to their colleagues, impacting various aspects of business success. This lack of connection leads to reduced productivity, increased absenteeism, higher turnover rates, and lower customer satisfaction. Highlighting the […]

Eric Stone -The Truths and Myths of Building a Workplace Culture: measuring change, pitfalls, change management and transformation success

CLICK MP3 LINK BELOW TO STREAM AUDIO In a McKinsey study, it was found that 70% of corporate culture transformations fail. These failures often result from misalignment with business strategy, lack of leadership commitment, insufficient employee engagement, ineffective communication, and a lack of measurement. Successful navigation of cultural change requires […]

Ryan Renteria on How to Create a Culture of Optimized Wellbeing

CLICK MP3 LINK BELOW TO STREAM AUDIO In a recent 2023 survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, findings revealed a notable surge in workplace burnout, with 77% of employees experiencing it —a marked increase from the 61% reported in 2018. The study highlighted higher burnout rates among women (83%) […]

Imad Elabdala on Leading in Times of Crisis with Resilience and Clarity

CLICK MP3 LINK BELOW TO STREAM AUDIO Preparing leaders to lead in times of crisis is a major challenge for organizations that gains in importance as we transition into a Human Centric Workplace: In a recent McKinsey Global Institute study, it was revealed that companies demonstrating proficient crisis leadership boast […]

JJ Projjal Ghatak (from OnLoop) on It is Time to Measure People Performance Differently

CLICK MP3 LINK BELOW TO STREAM AUDIO A 2022 Gallup poll discovered that just 2 in 10 employees find their company’s performance management system motivating for their best work. Over 90% of HR leaders expressed dissatisfaction with traditional performance reviews, citing concerns about their effectiveness, fairness, and impact on employee […]