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This podcast brings you behind the curtains into how Clearbridge sets our people up to do their best work, and how that translates into better products and services for our customers. Join us each week as we dive into a key question or opportunity that has surfaced in our business along the journey.

This podcast brings you behind the curtains into how Clearbridge sets our people up to do their best work, and how that translates into better products and services for our customers. Join us each week as we dive into a key question or opportunity that has surfaced in our business along the journey.

Location:

Canada

Description:

This podcast brings you behind the curtains into how Clearbridge sets our people up to do their best work, and how that translates into better products and services for our customers. Join us each week as we dive into a key question or opportunity that has surfaced in our business along the journey.

Language:

English


Episodes

Why Setting Goals will Help You Get #Better – EP 12

4/30/2021
We all have goals we want to achieve, but how exactly does setting a goal help you get #better? In this episode, Allison and Ryan talk about not just the "how", but also "why" goals are important in everything: your work, your business, and even your life.

Duration:00:12:17

How to Use Flat Leadership For Better Employee Engagement – EP 11

3/10/2021
In episode 11—the first in The Work #Better series—Allison McConnell (People Ops) sits down with Ryan Kononoff (CEO) to discuss how Clearbridge uses flat leadership for better employee engagement.

Duration:00:11:29

How A Non-Profit Held Its Largest Fundraising Event EVER—Virtually – EP 010

7/27/2020
Opportunity International Canada is a microfinance not-for-profit with a simple mission—to empower those living in poverty to transform their lives and their communities. In this next interview, Dan shares how Opportunity has had to pivot in order to continue to raise funds to support the needs around them in the developing world in places where people don’t live paycheque-to-paycheque but often live day-to-day.

Duration:00:47:24

The #1 Question To Ask When The Economy Is Tanking – EP009

5/26/2020
Benny Doro, Founder of All Your Foods—a group of food services companies heavily invested in technology—shares his story about the first thoughts he had when the news of coronavirus hit and how he responded to focus on the opportunities ahead. Benny also leaves us with some valuable insight for how you can adapt in your business right now too.

Duration:00:40:07

How One Thriving Business Invests In Their People – EP 008

5/1/2020
Charlotte Lepp, Cofounder & Chief Recipe Taster at Lepp Farm Market shares about the challenges (and opportunities) their Essential Service business is facing amidst COVID-19 and how they’re both adapting to the changing world and innovating to move their business forward.

Duration:00:38:34

What We Can All Learn From The Most Innovative Town In Canada – Ep 007

4/23/2020
David Gardner, Transit Specialist at the Town of Okotoks shares about how a simple conversation at the grocery store turned into a grocery delivery service overnight. He shares about their investment into technology, their use of data to make decisions, and how they pivoted quickly to meet the changing needs of their community.

Duration:00:33:53

How‌ ‌A‌ ‌Digital‌ ‌Strategy‌ ‌For‌ ‌A‌ ‌Brick-and-Mortar‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Paid‌ ‌Off‌ ‌-‌ ‌Ep‌ ‌006‌

4/13/2020
Vik Gill, Founder & Lead Trainer at The Fitness Lab shares about how his early investments into a digital strategy for his bricks and mortar business, and his ability to quickly pivot amid increasing social restrictions, set his business up for success.

Duration:00:18:38

How A Transportation Business Pivoted To Survive & Is Now Thriving – Ep 005

4/7/2020
Daman Grewal, Senior Operations Manager and co-owner of Centurion Trucking shares about his operational mindset amidst Coronavirus and how that helped them to pivot early, to adapt to the changing marketplace, and the priority he’s placed in looking after their people.

Duration:00:31:22

How a Circus Business Quickly Pivoted to Online Training – Ep004

4/3/2020
Jason Waugh, Founder & Director of The Circus Lab shares about the real financial challenges of simply shuttering his bricks and mortar business and how instead they chose to both listen and to meet the current needs of their customers.

Duration:00:17:13

Moving Your Business Forward After Losing 300k – Ep 003

4/2/2020
Jordan Kettner, Founder of Kettner Creative talks to us about how he responded to losing 300k in contracts overnight. He shares about what inspired him to keep moving forward and how his mindset shifted to seeing this as a once in a lifetime opportunity to invest in his business in a way he wouldn’t have been able to otherwise.

Duration:00:27:41

Launching A Virtual Clinic During The Coronavirus Outbreak – EP 002

3/31/2020
Heather Brascombe, founder of Abilities Neurological Rehabilitation, shares her story of how while everyone in her industry was shuttering amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, she chose to pivot, and to use this as the perfect opportunity to launch a new virtual clinic location.

Duration:00:58:11

Learning From A Booming Online Training Business – Ep 001

3/27/2020
Parker Ray co-founded WorldSpec.org back in 2003—the world’s first online NDT training platform. Parker shares how the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic has both created tremendous opportunity but also required that they adapt their offering to the changing needs of the market around them.

Duration:00:32:38