In this episode, Aviv Shahar interviews hybrid workplace expert and COO Kerry Wekelo. They explore the concepts of her leadership books, Culture Infusion and Gratitude Infusion. Delving deep into the importance of self-awareness, honesty, and empathy within organizations, Aviv and Kerry share best practices on how individuals and businesses can practice gratitude to foster personal and professional growth.
- The importance of self-awareness and intentional leadership
- The 3 Ps: Pause to Pivot, to the Positive strategy for conflict resolution
- Why gratitude is critical to ensuring a thriving organization
- Best practices for infusing gratitude throughout all levels of your company
KERRY WEKELO is the Chief Operating Officer at Actualize Consulting, a financial services consulting firm. As a keynote speaker, guest teacher, executive coach, mindfulness expert, award-winning author, and entrepreneur, Kerry blends her corporate experience with case studies and experiential learning strategies. Her book and program Culture Infusion: 9 Principles for Creating and Maintaining a Thriving Organizational Culture and latest book Gratitude Infusion, are the impetus behind Actualize Consulting being named Top Company Culture by Entrepreneur Magazine, a Top Workplace by The Washington Post, Great Place to Work-Certified, and Best and Brightest Elite National winner. Kerry has been a guest expert for national television, radio broadcasts, webinars, and campus outreach ambassador programs. Kerry has appeared on ABC News and NPR, and her published articles can be seen in The NY Times, Inc., Thrive Global, Entrepreneur, SHRM, and Forbes.
Her speaking and teaching engagements include Virginia Tech- MGT Advanced Leadership Skills, Georgetown University, Virginia Tech - Pamplin Collegiate Women in Business, Pfizer, and SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how to bring her active learning program to your organization or university.