Episode 5: Organizational Culture: How Top Leaders Use Recognition To Shape Cultures and Impact the Bottom Line

Streamed on 24th August, 2022

A Few key takeaways

  • What makes a great company culture, and what are the important elements?
  • How to reinforce the desired culture through Recognition?
  • What are the challenges in shaping a new culture, and how do we overcome those?

About the Session

An organization’s culture plays an omnipresent role in a Business’s success. A great culture assists in retaining the best talents or recruiting new ones that translate into better business performance. It is evident that successful leaders use Recognition to encourage behaviors that align with the company’s core values for better business performance.

Session Guests

Jennifer McCollum

Jennifer McCollum
CEO of Linkage

Jennifer McCollum is CEO of Linkage, Inc, a 34-year-old leadership development firm, whose mission is to “Change the Face of Leadership.” Linkage works with organizations globally to advance women and accelerate inclusion in leaders and organizations.

Jennifer is also a keynote speaker, consultant, author, and coach – and has 20 years of experience building and leading businesses in the leadership space.

Her expertise includes the state of women in the workforce, how to close the gap to gender equity; why the most effective leaders are inclusive leaders; and how to demystify inclusion for leaders and organizations.

She lives in Washington DC with her husband, is a mother of three, and is an avid skier and tennis player.

Angel Lowe

Angel Lowe
VP, Global Human Resources at Atkore

Mrs. Lowe has held this position since 2019 with responsibility for talent acquisition and development, onboarding and immersion, leadership training, employee development, employee and labor relations, payroll as well as compensation and benefit programs. Beginning in 2016, Mrs. Lowe served as Vice President-Group Human Resources, where she was responsible for driving human resources alignment and synergies across both Atkore operating segments. Prior to that, Mrs. Lowe served as Vice President-Human Resources for all electrical-related businesses within the Company. Mrs. Lowe initially joined the company in 2014 as Vice President-Human Resources for Atkore’s plastic pipe and conduit strategic business unit. Previous to Atkore, Mrs. Lowe held human resources roles with progressive responsibilities at Trinity Industries, Parker Hannifin Corporation, and Reckitt Benckiser where she was a strategic business partner to enhance the capability, diversity, culture and organizational structure that drove productivity, customer service and overall profitability. Mrs. Lowe began her career in finance and accounting roles at International Paper Company. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Mississippi College.

Jeanie Tung

Jeanie Tung
Director of Business Development at Henry Street Settlement

Jeanie Tung is the Director of Business Development and Workforce Partnerships at Henry Street Settlement, where she has been since 2004. Prior to that she was righting wrongs for the Asian American community and those who are underserved in her capacity as a civil rights and criminal defense attorney. She is also a community mediator and serves issues related to Diversity Equity and Inclusion.

About the Hosts

Chester Elton, Advisor, Vantage Circle

Chester Elton

#1 Bestselling Business Author, Leadership Expert, Organizational Culture Expert, Employee Engagement and Teamwork Expert, Global Keynote Speaker.

Chester Elton is a #1 Bestselling Business Author, #4 among the world's top leadership experts and #2 among the world's top organizational culture experts. He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches, an Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker, and Founder of the #findyourgratitude Community. In the last two decades, Chester has helped some of the world's most successful businesses engage their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values.

Adrian Gostick, Advisor, Vantage Circle

Adrian Gostick

#1 New York Times bestselling author, Corporate Culture Expert, Engagement Expert, Leadership Expert, Managing Change Expert, Global Keynote Speaker.

Adrian Gostick is a global thought leader in the fields of corporate culture, leadership, and engagement. He is founder of the workplace training and consulting company The Culture Works and author of the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. In 2021, Adrian was ranked as a top 10 Global Guru in Leadership and Organizational Culture. He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith's MG100 'Pay it Forward' Coaching Cohort.

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