I Wish They Knew

I Wish They Knew

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Short conversations with business and educational leaders about a tip, insight or practice that deserves more attention. Hosted by Joe Hirsch.


Leslie Scharfe: Inner work drives outer results
Oct 20 • 7 min
Inner work leads to emotional results. That’s the key to staying connected even we’re apart, says Leslie Scharfe, the director of leadership and professional development at First Interstate Bank. Learn how small gestures can drive emotional engagement in…
Ron Carucci: Becoming an honest organization
Oct 13 • 10 min
What does it take to become an honest organization? It’s a team sport, says Ron Carucci, co-founder and managing partner at Navalent, a leading training company. Learn how organizations can develop the three planks of honesty and go beyond good intentions…
Sarah Gershman: Becoming a “generous” public speaker
Oct 6 • 8 min
Do you get anxious before speaking in public? Focus on the “audience of one” and shift your mindset from stardom to service, says Sarah Gershman, CEO of Green Room Speakers and a professor of communication at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.…
Steve Browne: Helping new employees with nuance
Sep 29 • 8 min
How are you helping your new employees adjust to life in your organization? According to HR leader and author Steve Browne, it all comes down to nuance — the cultural and structural signposts that guide life within the company. Watch the full conversation…
Laura Gassner Otting: Achieving our limitless potential
Sep 22 • 9 min
How do we achieve our fullest potential? Laura Gassner Otting, the author of “Limitless,” offer a road map for personal and professional satisfaction. Watch the full conversation | More about Laura | Get Laura’s book, “Limitless” |
Tracy Cote: Making remote work…work
Sep 16 • 6 min
The work-from-home movement is in full swing and doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. Tracy Cote, Chief People Officer at Zenefits, offers tips for making the most of flex work — starting with how managers trust their teams. SHOW NOTES: Watch the…
Rob Cross: Creating a more efficient personal network
Sep 8 • 10 min
When it comes to building our personal networks, is bigger really better? Not according to Rob Cross. Rob is the Edward A. Madden Professor of Global Leadership at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts and the co-founder and director of the Connected…
Kelly Leonard: The upside of imperfection
Sep 1 • 7 min
Today’s wish comes from Kelly Leonard, the creative genius behind The Second City, the world’s premier comedy club, comedy theater, and school of improvisation. His wish: That more people saw imperfection as a gateway to authenticity, empathy and growth.…
Sally Helgesen: Women redefine the way we work
Aug 25 • 8 min
Today’s wish comes from Sally Helgesen, rated by Forbes as the #1 authority on women’s leadership, and the co-author, most recently, of “How Women Rise.” Her wish: That more people understood how women have redefined the way we work. Learn more:…
Mo Katibeh: 5G is about experiences, not just speed
Aug 18 • 7 min
Mo Katibeh, EVP and Chief Product and Platform Officer at AT&T Business, explains how 5G is about more than just a faster smartphone. Listen to the episode here, or catch the video version here: https://youtu.be/EXZQdPoCijA For more resources on how to…
Art Markman: Better to be resilient than right
Aug 10 • 9 min
Art Markman is a professor of psychology and marketing at the University of Texas at Austin, and the author, most recently, of Bring Your Brain To Work. He explains why it’s better to be resilient than right. In this episode, he explains why it’s better…
Trailer: I Wish They Knew
Aug 5 • 1 min
Introducing “I Wish They Knew” — a show where business and educational leaders share a quick tip, practice or insight they wish others knew more about. Hosted by Joe Hirsch | www.joehirsch.me