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Daniel Forrester, an expert in culture and strategy, is sitting down with leaders across industries—both commercial and not-for-profit—to learn how they are closing the gaps between their business visions and the culture of their organizations. From seemingly insurmountable turnarounds and mergers to the digitization and automation of business, Culture Gap will explore stories of leaders driving massive change and building movements through their purpose, values, and vision. As the world moves rapidly toward technology and automation, it is the health of organizational culture that will make or break the long-term success of every organization. In Culture Gap, you’ll hear the inside story from leaders facing tremendous business challenges and navigating the shifting culture both inside and outside of their organizations. They’ll share stories of their victories both large and small, as well as their lessons learned. You will also discover how purpose-built cultures can help close the gaps caused by employee turnover, lost customers, and other challenges. Culture Gap is produced by THRUUE, Inc.

Daniel Forrester, an expert in culture and strategy, is sitting down with leaders across industries—both commercial and not-for-profit—to learn how they are closing the gaps between their business visions and the culture of their organizations. From seemingly insurmountable turnarounds and mergers to the digitization and automation of business, Culture Gap will explore stories of leaders driving massive change and building movements through their purpose, values, and vision. As the world moves rapidly toward technology and automation, it is the health of organizational culture that will make or break the long-term success of every organization. In Culture Gap, you’ll hear the inside story from leaders facing tremendous business challenges and navigating the shifting culture both inside and outside of their organizations. They’ll share stories of their victories both large and small, as well as their lessons learned. You will also discover how purpose-built cultures can help close the gaps caused by employee turnover, lost customers, and other challenges. Culture Gap is produced by THRUUE, Inc.

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United States

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Daniel Forrester, an expert in culture and strategy, is sitting down with leaders across industries—both commercial and not-for-profit—to learn how they are closing the gaps between their business visions and the culture of their organizations. From seemingly insurmountable turnarounds and mergers to the digitization and automation of business, Culture Gap will explore stories of leaders driving massive change and building movements through their purpose, values, and vision. As the world moves rapidly toward technology and automation, it is the health of organizational culture that will make or break the long-term success of every organization. In Culture Gap, you’ll hear the inside story from leaders facing tremendous business challenges and navigating the shifting culture both inside and outside of their organizations. They’ll share stories of their victories both large and small, as well as their lessons learned. You will also discover how purpose-built cultures can help close the gaps caused by employee turnover, lost customers, and other challenges. Culture Gap is produced by THRUUE, Inc.

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English

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Episodes

Dee Ann Turner, Veteran of Chick-fil-A, Inc. (Part 2 of 2)

5/21/2020
Dee Ann Turner is a retired veteran of Chick-fil-A who spent 33 years rising to be one of the first female officers of this iconic company. Dee Ann started in HR before eventually leading the talent and franchisee selection and the sustainability division, in the last part of her career at Chick-fil-A. She also helped to design the talent systems and processes of the culture of Chick-fil-A, and in July 2018, Dee Ann ventured out on her own to start her own company. Today, she is an author,...

Duration:00:31:53

Dee Ann Turner, Veteran of Chick-fil-A, Inc. (Part 1 of 2)

5/7/2020
Dee Ann Turner is a retired veteran of Chick-fil-A who spent 33 years rising to be one of the first female officers of this iconic company. Dee Ann started in HR before eventually leading the talent and franchisee selection and the sustainability division, in the last part of her career at Chick-fil-A. She also helped to design the talent systems and processes of the culture of Chick-fil-A, and in July 2018, Dee Ann ventured out on her own to start her own company. Today, she is an author,...

Duration:00:29:24

Susan Bratton, Founder and CEO of Savor Health

4/2/2020
Susan Bratton is the Founder and CEO of Savor Health, a start-up that harnesses the power of data and algorithms to provide an unprecedented service of personalization of nutrition for those dealing with multiple types of cancer. By leveraging data science, expert knowledge, and scientific literature, Savor Health delivers prescriptive nutrition interventions to cancer patients, helping them on their road to recovery. In this episode of The Culture Gap, Susan talks about her upbringing...

Duration:00:42:29

Tracey Brown, CEO of the American Diabetes Association (Part 2 of 2)

3/5/2020
Tracey Brown is the CEO of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and a dynamic and transformative leader. As the sixth CEO in five years for the ADA, Tracey had to deal with an organization in decline and one that had endured a lot of disruption caused by the frequent changes in leadership. She has risen to the challenge in an incredible way and is changing lives and impacting others with her work at the ADA. In the second of this two-part episode of The Culture Gap, Tracey gives us an...

Duration:00:43:24

Tracey Brown, CEO of the American Diabetes Association (Part 1 of 2)

2/27/2020
Tracey Brown is the CEO of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and a dynamic and transformative leader. Prior to her current role at the ADA, Tracey was working with Sam’s Club and Walmart and made some significant strides during her tenure there. Today, she is changing lives and impacting others with her work at the ADA. In the first of this two-part episode of The Culture Gap, Tracey shares a little about her childhood and how her parents shaped her value system from a young age,...

Duration:00:33:24

Heather McGowan, Leader, Thinker & Future-of-Work Strategist (Part 2 of 2)

2/13/2020
Heather McGowan is an extraordinary leader, thinker, and future-of-work strategist. She is an author and speaker who has a lot of insight about the future of work, the future of our relationships with one another, and the skills it will take to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution. Heather is not one to tout a dystopian future but believes that humans need to think differently about how we prepare for work and how we work in order to thrive in the future of it. In the second of this...

Duration:00:23:33

Heather McGowan, Leader, Thinker & Future-of-Work Strategist (Part 1 of 2)

1/30/2020
Heather McGowan is an extraordinary leader, thinker, and future-of-work strategist. She is an author and speaker who has a lot of insight about the future of work, the future of our relationships with one another, and the skills it will take to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution. Heather is not one to tout a dystopian future but believes that humans need to think differently about how we prepare for work and how we work in order to thrive in the future of it. In the first of this...

Duration:00:29:06

Adrienne Penta, Executive Director at Brown Brothers Harriman

7/31/2019
Adrienne Penta is the Executive Director for the 200-year-old company and oldest private bank on Wall Street, Brown Brothers Harriman and their Center for Women and Wealth. A lawyer by training, Adrienne joined Brown Brothers in 2008, and in 2014, spearheaded the launch of the Center for Women & Wealth, dedicated to serving women and the wealth that they control. In this episode of The Culture Gap, Adrienne and Daniel dive deep into the topic of values, values-based investing, and why...

Duration:00:35:17

David Mead, Igniter at Start With Why (Part 2 of 2)

3/8/2019
David Mead is an Igniter with and is tied to one of the great minds of our time in the world of culture, purpose, mission — Simon Sinek and his company. David is globally recognized as the How guy to Simon’s Why, and co-authored Find Your Why. He also has years of practical experience working with organizations in different roles and uses this expertise in his current position to help other companies discover and articulate their ‘why.’ In the second of this two-part episode of The...

Duration:00:25:58

David Mead, Igniter at Start With Why (Part 1 of 2)

2/22/2019
David Mead is an Igniter with and is tied to one of the great minds of our time in the world of culture, purpose, mission — Simon Sinek and his company. David is globally recognized as the How guy to Simon’s Why, and co-authored Find Your Why. He also has years of practical experience working with organizations in different roles and uses this expertise in his current position to help other companies discover and articulate their ‘why.’ In the first of this two-part episode of The Culture...

Duration:00:20:09

Ginger Hardage, Former Senior Vice President of Culture and Communications at Southwest Airlines (Part 2)

12/14/2018
Ginger Hardage is the just-retired Senior Vice President of Culture and Communications from an iconic American company with one of the most celebrated cultures of all time, Southwest Airlines. With her background in marketing, Ginger started her career in the oil industry, then moved to the insurance industry before serving for 25 years at Southwest. Her latest venture is Unstoppable Cultures, an organization dedicated to helping build and sustain brands that are truly unstoppable. In...

Duration:00:26:05

Ginger Hardage, Former Senior Vice President of Culture and Communications at Southwest Airlines (Part 1 of 2)

12/7/2018
Ginger Hardage is the just-retired Senior Vice President of Culture and Communications from an iconic American company with one of the most celebrated cultures of all time, Southwest Airlines. With her background in marketing, Ginger started her career in the oil industry, then moved to the insurance industry before serving for 25 years at Southwest. In this episode of The Culture Gap, Ginger shares more about the earliest days of her life that shaped her personal values, and how she...

Duration:00:19:18

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, Retired Commander of Joint Special Operations Command (Part 2 of 2)

11/30/2018
Gen. Stanley McChrystal is best known for his command of Joint Special Operations in the mid-2000s, in the context of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a nationally and internationally known speaker and thinker on the subject of leadership, with multiple best-selling books, including a new book, Leaders: Myth and Reality. In 2011, he founded McChrystal Group, a leadership advisory services firm that helps organizations navigate leadership challenges. Leadership, Vision, and the Role...

Duration:00:28:56

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, Retired Commander of Joint Special Operations Command (Part 1 of 2)

11/16/2018
Gen. Stanley McChrystal is best known for his command of Joint Special Operations in the mid-2000s, in the context of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a nationally and internationally known speaker and thinker on the subject of leadership, with multiple best-selling books, including a new book, Leaders: Myth and Reality. In 2011, he founded McChrystal Group, a leadership advisory services firm that helps organizations navigate leadership challenges. Leadership, Vision, and the Role...

Duration:00:33:45

Jillian Grennan, Assistant Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University (Part 2 of 2)

9/21/2018
Jillian Grennan is an academic with a specialty in corporate finance and she teaches at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. She has produced some incredible work about looking at and measuring corporate culture without even being inside the firm. She has done a lot of research on culture to try and understand the value added by culture for firms and also has a strong corporate background that lends itself to her areas of expertise. In this episode of The Culture Gap — the...

Duration:00:33:31

Jillian Grennan, Assistant Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University (Part 1 of 2)

9/14/2018
Jillian Grennan is an academic with a specialty in corporate finance and she teaches at the Fuqua School of Business at the Duke University. She has produced some incredible work about looking at and measuring corporate culture without even being inside the firm. She has done a lot of research on culture to try and understand the value added by culture for firms and also has a strong corporate background that lends itself to her areas of expertise. Economics, culture, culture...

Duration:00:22:51

Karen Wawrzaszek, Certified Financial Planner and Community Activist (Part 2 of 2)

9/7/2018
Karen Wawrzaszek is a Certified Financial Planner, a social entrepreneur, and a community activist. She has over 20 years of experience operating at the intersection of business, wealth management, commerce, and social impact and has dedicated her career to connecting the professional space with the community. In this episode of The Culture Gap — the second of two episodes featuring Karen — she shares more about millennials and how their mindset is driving culture change in organizations,...

Duration:00:25:39

Karen Wawrzaszek, Certified Financial Planner and Community Activist (Part 1 of 2)

8/31/2018
Karen Wawrzaszek is a Certified Financial Planner, a social entrepreneur, and a community activist. She has over 20 years of experience operating at the intersection of business, wealth management, commerce, and social impact and has dedicated her career to connecting the professional space with the community. In this episode of The Culture Gap — the first of two episodes featuring Karen — she shares more about her background in finance and what sparked her passion for community activism....

Duration:00:24:50

Tim Kuppler, Director of Culture and Organization Development for Human Synergistics International (Part 2 of 2)

8/24/2018
Tim Kuppler is a world-renowned expert in culture management, with over 20 years of experience in the industry. After an illustrious business career, Tim now serves as the Director of Culture and Organization Development for Human Synergistics International (HSI), a pioneer in the culture space. In this episode of The Culture Gap — the second of two episodes featuring Tim — he dives into the measurement of culture as well as the impact of technology and digitization on culture. Tim shares...

Duration:00:29:24

Tim Kuppler, Director of Culture and Organization Development for Human Synergistics International (Part 1 of 2)

8/17/2018
Tim Kuppler is a world-renowned expert in culture management, with over 20 years of experience in the industry. After an illustrious business career, Tim now serves as the Director of Culture and Organization Development for Human Synergistics International (HSI), a pioneer in the culture space. In this episode of The Culture Gap — the first of two episodes featuring Tim — he shares his experiences and perspectives on corporate culture and the disconnect that sometimes exists in companies...

Duration:00:25:59