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May 7, 2024 41 mins

In this episode of the People Powered Podcast, Lori interviews Dean van Zyl, the CEO and founder of National Adhesives. They discuss the importance of creating a thriving workplace culture and share strategies for building an engaged and productive team. Dean emphasizes the value of treating employees well and hiring for cultural fit. He also highlights the benefits of remote work, unlimited leave, and flexible working hours. Dean's company has experienced success by focusing on the people and creating a collaborative and supportive environment.


Key Highlights:

  • Prioritize employee well-being and positive workplace culture for business success.
  • Value cultural fit over technical skills.
  • Offer remote work and flexible hours to boost employee satisfaction and productivity.
  • Foster collaboration and support among team members for a thriving culture.
  • Conduct clear, valuable meetings that respect everyone's time.
  • Cultivate a culture of trust and support, encouraging and acting upon feedback.


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