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Truly Human Leadership

One of the most fundamental of human needs is to know that who we are and what we do matter. As leaders in business, we have the unique opportunity to let our team members know that they do. And when they feel valued and cared for at work, they return home and enjoy better relationships with their loved ones, friends, neighbors and others. This world needs Truly Human Leadership. On this podcast, you’ll hear about what it means to be conscious leaders and have a conscious business. You'll hear from voices of inspirational leadership like Simon Sinek, Amy Cuddy, Raj Sisodia of Conscious Capitalism and many more. You'll also hear stories and insights learned through Barry-Wehmiller and it's CEO Bob Chapman’s transformation to traditional business management to Truly Human Leadership.
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At Barry-Wehmiller, we define success by the way we touch the lives of others. Everybody Matters is a show dedicated to the idea that when organizations care enough to show their people that who they are and what they do matter, they unlock the only business idea with truly unlimited potential. On this podcast, you’ll hear a lot of talk about talk about culture, about leadership, about vision – stories and insights learned through Barry-Wehmiller and CEO Bob Chapman’s transformation to Truly Human Leadership.

Dec 15, 2021

Leadership Alliance was founded in St. Louis nearly 24 years ago and has evolved to support local and global businesses across multiple industries in pre-employment testing, executive assessments, leadership development, and succession planning.

Recently, Chapman & Co Leadership Institute Founding Partner, Matt Whiat, sat down with Leadership Alliance Partners, Karen Weller and David Weller to talk about a number of pressing issues in recruiting, engagement and retention in today’s world, including The Great Resignation, building culture over Zoom, remote work polices, how to approach interviews, and they also talk about the way they help companies find, develop and retain talent for the benefit of all involved.

Dec 8, 2021

Barry-Wehmiller CEO Bob Chapman and President Kyle Chapman talk about the company's past, present and future. They detail becoming a $3 Billion company, talk about the company's business strategy and journey to Truly Human Leadership. Along the way they show that businesses can operate with people, purpose and performance in harmony, not one in sacrifice of the other, while providing value for all stakeholders.

Nov 18, 2021

On this episode of our podcast, we'd like to share one of our CEO, Bob Chapman's, international virtual speaking events, where he shared our message of Truly Human Leadership with Conscious Capitalism Brazil.

No matter where you are in the world, everyone wants to know that who they are and what they do matters.

Oct 18, 2021

Peter Docker served for 25 years as a Royal Air Force senior officer. He has been a Force Commander during combat flying operations and has seen service across the globe. His career has spanned from professional pilot, to leading an aviation training and standards organization, teaching postgraduates at the UK’s Defense College, to flying the British prime minister around the world.

You may recognize Peter from his work with our friend, Simon Sinek. Peter worked with Simon for over 7 years and was one of the founding ‘Igniters’ on Simon’s team. He was a co-author of Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team.

In December 2019, Peter stepped away from Simon’s team to focus on sharing his wider insights into how organizations thrive. He just released a new book, Leading From The Jumpseat: How to Create Extraordinary Opportunities by Handing Over Control.

This episode features an interview with Peter Docker and Sara Hannah, managing partner of Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute.

Oct 6, 2021

Family is a word that carries many different meanings for different people. When it comes to business, incorporating family is not always looked at as a good thing. But what if we treated those within our business, those with whom we worked as family? On this podcast, we explore the idea of family in business. Bob Chapman talks about how leadership is like parenting and we hear from actual family members who work together at BW Papersystems in Phillips, Wisconsin.

Aug 26, 2021

You may know David Mead, as the first of Simon Sinek’s “Igniters,” who helped share Simon’s simple, inspiring ideas through speaking and workshops to over 225 companies on 5 continents. David recently spoke on a webinar hosted by Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute: Behind the Curtain: How to Drop the Act and Lead With Character. Listen as David describes the traits truly human leaders have and think about whether you're emulating those things with those within your span of care.

Jul 27, 2021

Tim Sullivan, Barry-Wehmiller board member and recently retired Group President, Paper and Converting, talks about his leadership journey in our organization. Tim talks about the evolution of Truly Human Leadership in Barry-Wehmiller, including our response to the 2008-2009 economic downturn. Tim also talks about how a culture of Truly Human Leadership impacts the people within a business, as well as its customers.

Jul 15, 2021

A flashback to our first podcast discussion. Jacob Morgan, author, speaker and futurist, talked about the future of the workplace and the difference between leadership and management.

Jun 30, 2021

Menlo Innovations' Richard Sheridan has written two books on Joy in the workplace, "Joy Inc." and "Chief Joy Officer." But what happens to joy when your company is in crisis? How does a company built on interpersonal interaction with their customers adapt during a pandemic? Rich talks about the shift Menlo had to make during the past 15 months, what it means for the future and how impacted his ideas about leadership.

Jun 21, 2021

Seamus Lafferty is president of Accraply, a company that manufactures labeling machines and is part of Barry-Wehmiller's BW Packaging Systems comprehensive packaging solution platform. On this episode, Seamus' candid and honest talk shares insights about what it means to be a truly human leader, something that is a journey, lived day by day.

Jun 13, 2021

On this episode, Matt Whiat, the founding partner of Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute, Barry-Wehmiller’s leadership and culture consulting arm, discusses how leaders can balance emotion and logic for better decision making.

Matt explains how emotionally intelligent leaders make smarter decisions that inspire others to take action, build trust, and increase resiliency.

Jun 4, 2021

Author and “pro-activist,” Lynne Twist has worked to alleviate poverty and hunger and supported social justice and environmental sustainability. Her tenure as chief fundraising officer for The Hunger Project is among her many accomplishments, she helped raise over 200 million dollars. She is a passionate advocate of Barry-Wehmiller's listening skills training. This is a compilation of her two appearances on our podcast.

May 27, 2021

What if Truly Human Leadership was taught and ingrained in the consciousness of future leaders, before they are placed in a position of harming lives because they lack the tools to lead?

On this episode of our podcast, Ann Brock, Director of Student Leadership Development at Charlotte Latin School in Charlotte, NC, talks about their efforts to develop young leaders and how they have integrated aspects of Barry-Wehmiller's leadership training into their curriculum.

 

May 20, 2021

Harvard Business School professor and author Amy Cuddy, author Simon Sinek and Barry-Wehmiller CEO Bob Chapman discuss leadership and culture after a visit to BW facilities in Wisconsin. To download or subscribe to the EverybodyMatters podcast via iTunes or other platforms, go to: https://www.barrywehmiller.com/blog/podcasts

May 13, 2021

This week’s Truly Human Leadership podcast is a conversation with Mark C. Crowley, a consultant, speaker, podcast host and author of the book, Lead From the Heart: Heart-Based Leadership for the 21st Century.

Mark talks about the lessons leaders have learned or not learned over the past year, along with other topics like leadership pre and post pandemic, mental health and the workplace, working from home, leading remote teams and much more.

May 6, 2021

Resharing the first episode of our podcast, that was formerly named "Everybody Matters." This episode was a sort of statement of purpose for what was to come. It features Barry-Wehmiller CEO, Bob Chapman's TEDx talk on "The Crisis of Leadership. It also features Matt Whiat of Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute, who tells the story of how that TEDx came to be. It's a good companion listen to "What is Truly Human Leadership?"

Apr 29, 2021

74% of people say the workplace is the leading cause of stress. 54% of workers report that stress from work affects their life at home. 76% of US workers said that workplace stress affected their personal relationships. We need better leadership. Truly Human Leadership. But what is Truly Human Leadership? On this podcast, Bob Chapman, Simon Sinek and Barry Wehmiller team members answer that question and define a way of leading that could be a powerful force for good in the world.

Apr 22, 2021

Starting next week, the Everybody Matters Podcast gets a facelift and name change! It will now be called Truly Human Leadership, but don't worry, you'll still get the same great leadership content and insightful interviews as before, just wrapped in a bit different package. Host Brent Stewart explains it all in this 5 min audio.

Next week's episode is titled "What is Truly Human Leadership?" and it features Barry-Wehmiller CEO Bob Chapman, Simon Sinek and more. If you subscribe on your favorite podcast platform, no worries, you shouldn't have to change a thing. For now, check out our recently revamped website: www.trulyhumanleadership.com

Feb 25, 2021

In an economy where choice is abundant and earning attention is a challenge, leaders need to be more intentional than ever before to drive true customer loyalty.

On this episode, Matt Whiat and Barry Kirk of Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute, Barry-Wehmiller’s leadership and culture consulting arm, have an in-depth discussion on trends in customer loyalty.

Barry shares why most companies need to rethink their loyalty approach, how it relates to leadership, why your customer experience can never exceed your employee experience, and why the foundation of loyalty starts with understanding that, "Customers are human beings first."

Feb 3, 2021

Recently, a virtual book club hosted Bob Chapman to discuss his book, Everybody Matters. Bob answers questions about the book and talks about Truly Human Leadership in the world today.

Jan 28, 2021

Recently, Barry-Wehmiller CEO, Bob Chapman, and his friend and co-author of Everybody Matters, Raj Sisodia, appeared in a webinar for the Boston chapter of Conscious Capitalism. Titled “Creating and Sustaining Caring Cultures,” Bob and Raj shared insights from their respective leadership journeys and discussed current events.

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