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Make Work Human

36 EpisodesProduced by Larissa Haynes & Jen BaggettWebsite

Conversations about how to bring our humanness to work.

36 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Communication is the Trash Bin of Business Issues

September 30th, 2021


This season the Make Work Human Podcast, Jen Baggett, and I are talking about the Three Elements of Team Dynamics through the lens of human behavior and helping you stop expecting YOU from other people.

In this week's …

Stop Expecting YOU From Other People

September 15th, 2021


Raise your hand if you know that everyone has different work styles.

Now raise the other hand if you still get frustrated when people don’t work like you.

Woohoo – we all have our hands in the air! 🙌

The Make Work …

Wait, I pissed you off? Let me clean it up.

April 27th, 2021


Raise your hand if you've ever pissed off anyone in your life.

Raise the other if you had no idea how to clean it up, so you ignored it and hoped it …

Laughter is the Universal Language: Interview with James Buckley

April 6th, 2021


Are you trying to be somebody's everything?

Are you exhausted by it yet?

To become well-rounded, we have to own our human characteristics - the ones we like and those we don't. Equally.

Our development never ends …

Human Works in Progress - Interview with Jordana Zeldin

March 30th, 2021


We are all works in progress.
And it's time we stop hiding it. Drop the mask, and admit that none of us have all the answers.

How We Handle the Shame Spiraling Vortex of Doom

March 22nd, 2021


I did it again.
I forgot to send that email.
GAHHHH - why am I like this???

Cue the throngs of inner mean girls coming to tell me just how …

Making Writing Human: Interview with Emily Crookson, PhD

March 16th, 2021


Meet Emily Crookston. Ghostwriter. Speaker. Renegade. Her superpower is drawing out your most audacious, fiercely original ideas and stoking the sparks until your thoughts spread like wildfire.

After spending years …

Want to Win in Sales? Be a Good Person: Interview with François Bourdeau

March 8th, 2021


Be honest.
Be a good person.
Be on time.

And laugh a lot.

These are just a few of the simple truths François Bourdeau shared on this week's Make Work Human Podcast.

While these everlasting tidbits are true …

Feeling the Burn(out)?

March 1st, 2021


Are you guilty of the fly-by dive bomb check-in?

You know, when you pop by your people's office or randomly call them to ask them what they're working on.

Your intentions may be supportive, but the impact is far from …

Job Searching Made Human: Interview with Alexis Scott

February 22nd, 2021


Job searching is tough.
Job searching in a pandemic is next-level exhausting.

But sometimes, there are bright, shiny lights out there showing how to be resilient while on the hunt.

If you haven't met Alexis Scott she …

The Power of Play: Interview with Martin Dara

February 12th, 2021


Martin is the founder of Martin Dara Coaching. He works with parents, kids, and teams to help them change their perspective. He believes that one …

The Secret is in the Simplicity: Interview with Keith Edmunds Ep 25

January 29th, 2021


If you've ever been promoted, only to feel like you have no idea what you're doing - this episode is for you. Our guest this week is Keith Edmunds.  He is a self-proclaimed "recovered operations professional who found …

Put Your Oxygen Mask on First Ep 24

January 22nd, 2021


In this week's episode, we talk about taking care of ourselves when the world feels big. It's sometimes automatic to try to push through a tough time, but slowing down to take care of yourself will make everything seem …

Making the Job Search Human: Interview with Loren Greiff Ep 23

January 15th, 2021


In this episode, we talk about making the job search process a little more human with Loren Greiff. We also get a little personal as we extended this episode to include the pre-session chats. There was just too much …

Representation Matters: Talk with J. Israel Greene Ep. 22

January 8th, 2021


On today's episode of the Make Work Human Podcast, we get deep with J. Israel Greene about the level of responsibility that falls on leadership to be …

The Gift of Asking for Help Ep21

December 25th, 2020


In a world where vulnerability is seen as a weakness, asking for help can be difficult. But when someone asks us for help, we feel a sense of joy and …

Interview with Carrie Carpenter: Compassion as a Superpower Ep20

December 18th, 2020


In this episode, we talk with Carrie Carpenter about what it means to her to make work human. We discuss compassion, not making assumptions, and how …

Stop Chasing Cool Ep 19

December 11th, 2020


Is your culture cool on purpose?

Are the "cool kids" deciding who's in - and who out?
Or is it cool to be kind?

In this week's Make Work Human …

Adapt or Die Ep18

December 4th, 2020


Can you be a superstar and miserable at the same time? You sure can! All you have to do is shove yourself into a box that you don't fit and still care enough to do a great job.

In this week's episode of the Make Work …

Not All Values Are Created Equally Ep17

November 30th, 2020


Do you know your top two values? More is not always better - especially in the case of values. When we list too many values, we ultimately have none. …

Who You Are Is A Habit - Not A Truth Ep16

November 20th, 2020


In today's episode, we talk about how to figure out who you are really in comparison to everyone else on the planet. Because who you are is a habit - not a truth. And we see the world through our own habitual lens. Even …

Why Does It Matter? Ep15

November 13th, 2020


In this episode Jen and Larissa scrap the script and drop some truth bombs about why being human at work matters. With so much going on in life, and the world, sometimes it's best to get back to basics and simply be …

Emotional Intelligence: Interview #2 with Dr. Joshua Hammonds - From the Inside Out Ep14

November 6th, 2020


In this episode, we talk again with Dr. Joshua Hammonds about how emotional intelligence impacts how we lead others. We discuss everything from stress responders to why we need to go further in the time of covid to …

Emotional Intelligence Series: Step Four Relationship Management Ep13

October 30th, 2020


In this episode, we explore the fourth and final pillar in Goleman's Emotional Intelligence framework. This is the fun stuff! This is where all the …

Emotional Intelligence Series: Step Three Social Awareness Ep12

October 23rd, 2020


In this episode, we cover the third of Daniel Goleman's stages of emotional intelligence. Social Awareness refers to how people handle relationships …

Emotional Intelligence: Interview with Dr. Joshua Hammonds Ep. 11

October 16th, 2020


In this episode, we talk with Dr. Joshua Hammonds of Rollins University, all about self-awareness and self-regulation.

Dr. Hammonds has over 15 years …

Emotional Intelligence Series: Step Two is Self-Management Ep10

October 9th, 2020


Ok, I have what? As we continue to explore the four main steps in emotional intelligence we dive into what to do with those thoughts, feelings, and emotions once you become aware of them. We offer some …

Emotional Intelligence Series: Step One is Self-Awareness Ep9

October 2nd, 2020


In this episode, we go deeper into self-awareness which is the first step of emotional intelligence. Introducing emotional awareness, self-assessment, and self-confidence as the three main parts.  Sharing strategies to …

Emotional Intelligence: Let's break it down Ep8

September 25th, 2020


New series! This episode kicks of the next eight week series where we dig into the super hot topic of emotional intelligence. We talk all about what it is, how it helps, and introduce the four-part structure that we'll …

Using Vulnerability to Become Deliberately Developmental Ep7

September 23rd, 2020


As we wrap up our six-part series on vulnerability, we review the highlights and talk about using these tools to become deliberately developmental. …

Tools to Help You Love Vulnerability Ep6

September 11th, 2020


Jen and Larissa are self-proclaimed assessment aficionados. In this episode, they share all about the tools, assessments, and resources they use and …

Brave Leadership Through Vulnerability: Interview with Aaronde Creighton Ep5

September 3rd, 2020


In this episode, we interview Aaronde Creighton who is an executive coach and leadership consultant and a trained Brene Brown's Dare to Lead …

Vulnerability Impact & Action Ep4

August 27th, 2020


In this third episode in the vulnerability series, we get down to how you can take action and create a positive impact on your organization using the …

Myth Busting Vulnerability Ep3

August 27th, 2020


In the second episode in the vulnerability series, we start breaking down what it is and what it isn't. We bust some myths about what it means to be …

Let's Talk About Vulnerability Ep2

August 27th, 2020


This episode kicks off a six-part series on vulnerability. What it is. What it isn't. And how to make it work at work. 

In this episode Jen and …

Intro Episode: Who Are We? Ep1

August 27th, 2020


Welcome to the Make Work Human podcast! We're so glad you found us. This intro episode is all about getting to know your hosts Jen Baggett and Larissa Haynes - and why we felt drawn to help make work human.

Join us as …

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