Jason Lauritsen is transforming management as a keynote speaker, trainer, and author. He liberates managers from outdated and inhumane practices so they can cultivate human potential at work and improve people’s lives. Jason’s advice and teachings are informed by decades of experience as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, and employee engagement researcher. He also spent several years leading the Best Places to Work program for an HR technology company, where he gained deep insight into some of the best workplaces in the world.
Jason is the author of two books, Unlocking High Performance: How to use performance management to engage and empower employees to reach their full potential and Social Gravity: Harnessing the Natural Laws of Relationships.
Mentioned in this Episode:
- Brave New Work by Aaron Dignan
- Everybody Matters by Bob Chapman
- Dying for a Paycheck by Jeffrey Pfeffer
- Jen Alessandra on the People Business Podcast
(3:02) – How would you describe the state of work today?
(4:20) – What’s your origin story?
(6:32) – What is the “hot mess” we’ve all been living and working in?
(10:11) – Where are we going with the future of work?
(17:47) – How do we balance the “we” and the “me” aspect of work?
(27:33) – The hierarchy of employee needs.
(32:07) – Creating clarity around values.
(40:12) – How do you see companies shifting effectively (and ineffectively) right now?
(45:40) – Why should we care about any of this in the first place?
(49:33) – What is the purpose of business?
(52:52) – Where can people engage with you?