Why Incompetent Leaders Get Promoted & How to Fix It May 15, 2024

Join us for an eye-opening episode of "Real Talk with Jill & Tia" as we tackle the pressing question: "Why incompetent leaders get promoted and how to fix it." Delve into the complexities of leadership dynamics within the food and beverage industry, exploring the root causes behind the rise of incompetent leaders and actionable strategies to address this issue.

In this thought-provoking discussion, we'll uncover the common pitfalls and biases that contribute to the promotion of...

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How To Form Better Relationships With Your Employees coaching developing people food safety culture human skills leadership mindset May 02, 2024

On this episode of "Real Talk with Jill & Tia", we delve into the art of forming better relationships with your employees, featuring our special guest, Sam Peña. Discover the strategies and insights that can help cultivate a positive and productive work environment within the food and beverage industry.

Sam brings a unique blend of expertise and practical wisdom to the discussion, offering actionable tips and approaches for building trust, fostering communication, and enhancing...

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Food Safety Leadership for Business business partner coaching developing people expectations food safety culture human skills leadership Apr 24, 2024

Get ready for an inspiring episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" as we delve into the essential topic of food safety leadership in business with our esteemed guest, Gillian Kelleher.  Gillian brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, offering invaluable insights and practical strategies for navigating the complexities of food safety leadership in today's business landscape. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a budding leader, this episode promises...

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Mentors, Sponsors, Advisors & Coaches OH MY! bettertogether developing people food safety culture human skills powerful conversations Apr 17, 2024

Join us for an enriching episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" as we explore the vital roles of mentors, sponsors, advisors, and coaches in the professional journey of technical professionals in the food and beverage industry. Discover how these guiding figures can offer invaluable support, insights, and opportunities for growth, shaping the trajectory of careers and fostering success.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to be part of this dynamic discussion. Tune in,...

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C-Store Food Safety Culture c-store convenience store food industry food safety food safety culture Apr 14, 2024

Get ready for an exciting episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" as we delve into the world of convenience stores and food safety with our special guests, Melanie Harris and Amy Costello from Casey's. Join us as we explore the unique challenges and innovative solutions to ensuring food safety standards are upheld within C-stores.

Melanie and Amy bring a wealth of experience and insights from Casey's, offering valuable perspectives on maintaining the highest standards of food...

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When to Give Up On People developing people food safety culture human skills leadership powerful conversations Mar 30, 2024

Curious about navigating the delicate balance of professional relationships? Join us for a thought-provoking episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" on When to Give Up. Delve into the nuanced discussions around recognizing when it's time to move on from individuals who may no longer align with your goals or values.

Engage with us as we explore the complexities of knowing when to let go, sharing insights and experiences that resonate with professionals across the food and...

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Meet Catalyst: Our Services coaching developing people food industry food safety human skills leadership Mar 28, 2024

𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗹𝘆𝘀𝘁 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗺𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗺𝘆 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺?

People often LOVE our message and our mission to transform leaders to better take care of people; however, they may not know how we help people on this leadership journey.

Our people-focused approach to transforming technical experts into technical leaders delivers results that matter and change that lasts.

Helping leaders be more aware of their gifts, their team's gifts, and how to prepare for what's ahead to support the business. That's what Catalyst is...

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Meet Catalyst: Why that name? bettertogether business partner coaching Mar 26, 2024

Everyone asks: 𝗪𝗵𝘆 𝗶𝘀 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗻𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗱 𝗖𝗔𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗬𝗦𝗧?

To know why our company is named Catalyst, let's first start with the definition from Merriam-Webster.

DEFINITION: 𝙘𝙖𝙩·𝙖·𝙡𝙮𝙨𝙩

1: 𝘢 𝘴𝘶𝘣𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘦𝘯𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦𝘴 𝘢 𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘮𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘤𝘦𝘦𝘥 𝘢𝘵 𝘢 𝘶𝘴𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘧𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘦 or under different conditions (as at a lower temperature) than otherwise possible

2 : 𝘢𝘯 𝘢𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘰𝘬𝘦𝘴 𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘦𝘥𝘴 𝘴𝘪𝘨𝘯𝘪𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘦 𝘰𝘳 𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯

𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗱𝗼𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗻𝘆, 𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗹𝘆𝘀𝘁?

1: 𝙒𝙚'𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚 "𝘾𝙖𝙩𝙖𝙡𝙮𝙨𝙩"...

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Meet Catalyst: Our Mission bettertogether business partner coaching developing people Mar 24, 2024

𝗪𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿?

Then, you have to intentionally do things differently.

Helping leaders be more aware of their gifts, their team's gifts, and how to prepare for what's ahead to support the business. That's what Catalyst is all about.

That's why Catalyst is here.

We get you.
We understand you.

We know you're ready to do things differently, but the day-to-day rat race takes all your energy.

Our mission is to 𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗡𝗦𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗠 𝗛𝗢𝗪 𝗣𝗘𝗢𝗣𝗟𝗘 𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗗 𝗜𝗡 𝗙𝗢𝗢𝗗.

You deserve it.
People around you deserve it.
Your...

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Meet Catalyst: Our Values leadership values Mar 20, 2024

𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗱𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗼𝗿?

Honoring our company's values to ensure we're being true to what makes Catalyst unique in creating incredible experiences for transforming leaders so they have rock-star results is what Catalyst stands for.

𝗟𝗲𝘁'𝘀 𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗸 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘄𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗼𝗿:

We bring 𝙍𝙀𝘼𝙇 𝙎𝙊𝙇𝙐𝙏𝙄𝙊𝙉𝙎.
We've been in your shoes. Our founders, Jill & Tia just happen to be certified, professional coaches to offer new perspectives and approaches to unleash talent

We 𝘾𝙍𝙀𝘼𝙏𝙀 𝙏𝙃𝙀 𝙒𝙊𝙒!
We create incredible...

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Consumer Reports' Food Safety Work bettertogether food industry food safety risk management Mar 20, 2024

Join us for an enlightening episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" as we delve into the fascinating world of food safety research, testing, and advocacy with our esteemed guests Brian Ronholm and James Rogers from Consumer Reports. 

From product safety to impactful advocacy initiatives, this episode promises to provide a behind-the-scenes look at how Consumer Reports is shaping the landscape of food safety. Whether you're a seasoned professional or an aspiring advocate,...

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Our Love Story: The Story of Catalyst food safety food safety culture leadership storytelling values Mar 17, 2024

𝒪𝓃𝒸𝑒 𝓊𝓅𝑜𝓃 𝒶 𝓉𝒾𝓂𝑒...

It's been a while since we've introduced CATALYST LLC to the world. This month, we're showcasing our founders, our values, our mission and our programs that serve people like you. We start with our story.

𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝗮 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆. So does Catalyst. At Catalyst, we call it our 𝓵𝓸𝓿𝓮 𝓼𝓽𝓸𝓻𝔂.

𝕎𝕙𝕪?

When Tia and Jill met online in 2019, they felt an instant connection. They talked, talked, and talked some more for TWO YEARS knowing their paths were meant to cross.

They laughed,...

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