Evolving to Exceptional with Jessica Tietjen

Evolving to Exceptional with Jessica Tietjen

Are you a current or aspiring leader or in HR/talent management? Many workplaces have challenges with employee engagement, performance, & well-being leading to turnover, quiet quitting, & decreased productivity/performance. Many are struggling with these challenges leading to higher stress/burnout. Join Jessica as we address the challenges & solutions for evolving our workplace cultures, people, and ourselves to create exceptional results & experiences. If you want to reach peak performance to create exceptional results in your life and business, don’t miss an episode! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jessicatietjen/support

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May 14, 2024 66 mins

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In this episode of the Evolving to Exceptional Podcast, we are thrilled to have Dr. Amanda Blake join us, an expert in body-oriented leadership coaching and the author of the impactful book, "Your Body Is Your Brain." In this episode, Dr. Blake shares fascinating insights into how our bodies significantly influence our behavior and professional success. We dive into real-life stories of how her clients have ...

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In this episode, Jessica and Luis delve deep into discussions of leadership, authenticity, and the transformational power of coaching in the workplace. Luis shares his personal journey from navigating a fear-based and toxic work environment in New York ad sales to thriving in Silicon Valley's more supportive and inclusive culture.


Discover the pivotal moments when leaders display vulnerability and transparency, drastically...

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Description: In this insightful episode of the Evolving To Exceptional Podcast, host Jessica Tietjen welcomes Jill O'Connell, an experienced HR director with a diverse background in both the legal and manufacturing sectors. Together, they delve into the nuances of decision-making in law firms versus corporate environments, highlighting relationship-building and stakeholder impact in the legal world. Tune in as they tackle the n...

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In this thought-provoking discussion, we have the privilege of hosting Julia Pearson, the strategic genius behind Stratos Creative Marketing. Julia has masterfully crafted a team dedicated to enhancing business owners' relationships with social media while fostering a workplace that prioritizes employees as individuals first and workers second.


We'll explore the delicate balance of offering competitive ben...

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Join host Jessica Tietjen in an enlightening episode of "Evolving to Exceptional" as she engages in a profound conversation with Dr. Frank L. Douglas, discussing the power of reframing in addressing discrimination and fostering equity and inclusion. Dr. Douglas shares his personal journey and insights into Safe Haven Dialogues, a transformative approach that empowers individuals to tackle discrimination by re...

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In this episode, we'll explore how Billy's quest for meaning was sparked by heartache that propelled him on a transformative journey that eventually embraced podcasting and mindfulness. Through his personal battles with anxiety and depression, Billy found solace and strength in mindfulness, and now, as a certified coach, he's dedicated to helping others experience the same transformation. 


But today...

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In this episode, "Embracing Change in Higher Education”, we explore how the landscape of learning and skill acquisition is transforming within the workforce. From manufacturing to allied health, employers are increasingly integrating training opportunities into the workplace, yet they face the hurdles of implementation and the resistance that can come with change.


Join us as we unravel the challenges and gain...

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In this episode, we're joined by Katherine McCord, an entrepreneur and advocate for neurodiversity. In this episode, we explore the importance of embracing neurodiversity as different abilities, not disabilities. We discuss practical exercises for better communication and collaboration, the impact of inclusive policies, and the role of leadership in fostering genuine inclusion.  


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From being the little gir...

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Today we have an enlightening conversation with our special guest Dr. Julie Pham, founder of Seven Forms of Respect and CEO of Curiosity Based. We discuss the multifaceted nature of respect and its critical role in workplace dynamics, taking a deep dive into its various forms including procedure, punctuality, information, candor, consideration, acknowledgment, and attention. Dr. Pham shares valuable insights into her s...

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In this eye-opening episode of the Evolving To Exceptional Podcast, host Jessica Tietjen chats with Wendy White, CEO of Face It Together. They dive deep into the complex world of addiction, discussing its implications on mental and physical health and how it permeates into personal relationships and workplace interactions. Wendy provides insights into the various strategies her organization offers to support individual...

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Join host Jessica Tietjen and guest Vicky Oliver as they explore the evolving dynamics of the workplace in a post-pandemic world. They discuss the challenges and opportunities that have emerged, including the shift to remote work, the empowerment of employees, and the importance of mentorship and onboarding. Discover practical strategies for attracting and retaining women in the workforce, from promoting diversity in l...

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Join us for an eye-opening episode where we unravel the intricate web of narcissistic abuse within organizations.  Our guest, Lindsay Ruiz an expert in organizational dynamics, dives deep into her research of the systemic causes of dysfunction within corporate structures.  Discover how the behaviors of leaders perpetuate and propagate these toxic patterns and how employee awareness can provide hope for change. 


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Join host Jessica Tietjen and special guest Sharon Winfield, a seasoned HR executive, on the latest episode of the "Evolving to Exceptional Podcast." In this enlightening conversation, Sharon shares her decades-long journey in the HR field, highlighting the profound transformations she's witnessed in the role of HR within organizations.

They delve into the intricacies of navigating cultural differences in...

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In this thought-provoking episode Jessica Tietjen engages in a meaningful conversation with the insightful Jonathan Dumas. Together, they explore the intricacies of personal authenticity, racial equity, and the transformative power of introspection.


Jonathan shares his expertise as a career transition coach and organizational psychologist, shedding light on the unique challenges faced by minorities in professional settings. He...

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In this episode, your host Jessica Tietjen engages in a captivating conversation with guest Lilya Joseph, a leader in employee engagement and cross-cultural dynamics. Lilya shares her insights from years of experience in managing diverse teams across the Western hemisphere, emphasizing the challenges and rewards of building a healthy workplace culture amidst varying values and backgrounds. Join us as we explore the power of curiosi...

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In this episode, host Jessica Tietjen and guest Melissa Martorano delve into the intricate world of learning and development within the workplace. They explore how emotions play a vital role in the process of adopting new skills and behaviors, and how emotional intelligence can be harnessed to drive growth and exceptional leadership. Join the conversation as they share insights on breaking through resistance, embracing change, and ...

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Join host Jessica Tietjen as she delves into the fascinating world of mindset, behavior, and learning with her special guest, Sandra Davis. Sandra, a seasoned training and development expert, shares her journey from software training to sales, all while emphasizing the profound impact of our thoughts and emotions on our ability to learn and grow.


In this thought-provoking episode, Sandra and Jessica explore the importance of m...

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Steph Barron is an accomplished leader with over 20 years of experience in Human Resources (HR) and a deep passion for fostering positive work environments. With her extensive knowledge and expertise in HR practices, Steph has emerged as a trusted professional in the field of employee well-being and psychological safety.


Throughout her career, she has held several key leadership roles in reputable organizations, where she...

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In this episode of the "Evolving to Exceptional Podcast," host Jessica Tietjen engages in a candid conversation with guest Angela Louis, a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in the legal field. Angela shares insights into the challenges and rewards of working within law firms, discussing the prevalence of entitlement, the importance of trust-building, and the increasing impact of mental he...

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Host Jessica Tietjen and guest Olivia Bryant explore the world of leadership, authenticity, and effective communication.  This episode highlights the power of genuine connections and the importance of bringing our whole selves to work. We explore the fascinating link between our nervous system and communication, uncovering how understanding and managing trigger responses can transform our interactions. But that's n...

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