Check out my new article in Government Executive on the perils of isolation and stress. Unfortunately, most people are unaware of the devastating effects of stress and isolation that I write about in the article, including that it’s harming their health and performance. The article is titled “You’re More Vulnerable to Isolation and Stress Than You Think.” If you know someone who may be struggling with this, please forward the article to them.
Recently, I had the opportunity to publish an article in Forbes on the rise of the loneliness epidemic and its antidote: connection. Read the article to learn seven practical ways to boost connection and fight loneliness in your organization.
Check out my new article in IndustryWeek about the Connection Culture that Ford Motor Company’s former CEO Alan Mulally developed. Mulally’s leadership and the culture he created boosted employee engagement, productivity and innovation, and ultimately led to the company’s miraculous turnaround.
I recently had the opportunity to speak on The Small Business Advocate radio program hosted by Jim Blasingame. We discussed new research that indicates over half of Americans express a tendency toward loneliness and how companies can respond. Listen to our two-part conversation.
|Date:||May 22, 2018|
|Appearance:||Interview with Jim Blasingame on America’s Loneliness Epidemic|
|Outlet:||The Small Business Advocate|
I had a great time sharing my story and thoughts on the importance of connection with the team at getAbstract. Read the full interview and don’t forget to slow down and connect with others this week.
|Date:||May 1, 2018|
|Appearance:||Interview with getAbstract: Slowing Down and Connecting with Others Is Good for You|
I’m excited to share a podcast discussion I recently participated in for Manage Smarter, a SalesFuel production that focuses on data-driven management. In it, we talk about how culture can be a competitive advantage for sales organizations. Listen to the full episode.
|Date:||April 23, 2018|
|Appearance:||Manage Smarter Podcast|
|Outlet:||Manage Smarter Podcast|
This week, New York City’s WCBS Newsradio 880AM is playing excerpts from an interview I did with daytime host Pat Farnack for her “Health and Wellbeing Report.” In the interview Pat and I discuss the impact of loneliness on health, the performance of individuals, and how loneliness leads to self defeating behaviors and makes acts of violence more likely. Listen to the full interview here.
Many thanks to Forbes.com contributor Blake Morgan, host of The Modern Customer podcast, for interviewing me about how connection cultures positively influence customer experience. Read the article on Forbes and check out the link to the full podcast interview.
|Date:||February 28, 2018|
|Appearance:||Forbes Article: How Having a Culture of Connection Can Impact Your Customer Experience|
I had the pleasure of participating in the No Bad Bosses Podcast, which is hosted by MANAGEtoWIN CEO David Russell. No Bad Bosses features conversations with business leaders on how to be a great boss, how to hire great people, and how to avoid common leadership mistakes.
In this podcast, we discuss the importance of connection in the workplace and common leadership challenges. Listen to our full conversation.
|Date:||February 6, 2018|
|Appearance:||No Bad Bosses Podcast Featuring Michael Stallard|
|Outlet:||No Bad Bosses Podcast|
I had the pleasure of contributing an article on Costco’s Connection Culture to the November 2017 issue of ATD’s TD Magazine. If you aren’t a subscriber to the magazine, you can listen to the audio recording of the article to learn more about how culture fuels Costco’s success.
I’ll be speaking about Costco’s Connection Culture at ATD’s International Conference and Exposition in San Diego May 6-9, 2018 and giving a keynote speech about Connection Culture at Talent Next in West Palm Beach on November 8, 2017. I hope to meet with you at one or both of these events!
|Date:||November 1, 2017|
|Appearance:||Article on Costco in ATD’s TD Magazine|