Russel Lolacher

Author and i4CP CEO Kevin Oakes on actions leadership can take to renovate their workplace culture.

The Leadership Blueprint for Culture Change with Kevin Oakes

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with author, keynote speaker and i4CP CEO Kevin Oakes on research-backed actions leadership can take to culture change their organization for the better.   A few reasons why he is awesome —  Kevin is an international keynote speaker, CEO and co-founder of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4CP), …

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Author Jen Marr on the importance of care and comfort in the workplace

Providing Care and Comfort at Work with Jen Marr

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with author and Inspiring Comfort CEO Jen Marr on the importance of prioritizing care and comfort in the workplace.   A few reasons why she is awesome — she is the founder and CEO of Inspiring Comfort LLC, a social good company using evidence-based comfort skill programming. A …

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Esther Armah on racial healing and the emotional justice roadmap

The Roadmap for Racial Healing in the Workplace with Esther A. Armah

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with journalist, author and CEO of the Armah Institute of Emotional Justice Esther A. Armah on racial healing and the emotional justice road map for the workplace.   A few reasons why she is awesome – she’s an international award-winning journalist, having worked for the BBC …

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JP Michel on building success with a challenge mindset

Career Planning with a Challenge Mindset with JP Michel

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with organizational psychologist and SparkPath founder JP Michel on the importance of approaching career planning with a challenge mindset rather than solely on job titles and a “what do you want to be when you grow up” stance.   A few reasons why he is awesome …

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Scott Stratten on unlearning what worked before to be a better leader at work and what it takes.

Unlearning and Unleadership at Work with Scott Stratten

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with six-time best-selling co-author, podcast host and keynote speaker Scott Stratten on the impacts of bad leadership and how unlearning and unleadership (defying traditional norms) is the path to better relationships at work.    A few reasons why he is awesome – He’s a very in-demand …

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James Pickles on his personal journey of breaking down due to burnout at work and rebuilding himself

Breaking Down and Rebuilding from Burnout at Work with James Pickles

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with mental health advocate and motivational speaker James Pickles on his personal experience with the impacts of burnout at work on mental health – breaking down because if it and the journey to rebuild.    A few reasons why he is awesome – He’s the Executive …

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Chris Hsiung on building bridges within an organization to improve culture

Creating Connection to Improve Work Culture with Chris Hsiung

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with speaker and Police Chief of the Mountain View Police Department Chris Hsiung on how communication and creating connection within an organization can improve workplace culture.   A few reasons why he is awesome – He’s a speaker and writer on engagement, and the Police Chief …

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Nikki Thibodeau on how to create safe spaces in the workplace

How to Build a Safe Space at Work with Nikki Thibodeau

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with community creation expert Nikki Thibodeau on creating safe spaces at work so we feel comfortable being our true selves.   A few reasons why she is awesome — she is the former Senior Community Strategist (the first ever) at Shopify and was a strong voice in the …

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Rob Volpe on the steps we need to take for a more empathetic workplace

Taking the Right Steps To A More Empathetic Workplace with Rob Volpe

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with author, speaker, CEO and empathy advocate Rob Volpe on the steps we can take to create a more empathetic workplace.   A few reasons why he is awesome – He’s the CEO and Chief Catalyst for Ignite 360, a market research, insights and strategy firm, …

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Katie McLaughlin on theatre principles in the workplace

Why We Need the Power of Theatre at Work with Katie McLaughlin

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with transformation and culture change consultant Katie McLaughlin on why we need to introduce the principles and power of theatre into the employee experience.    A few reasons why she is awesome – she is on a mission to stop workplace hurt as the founder, Chief …

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