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

๐’ช๐“ƒ๐’ธ๐‘’ ๐“Š๐“…๐‘œ๐“ƒ ๐’ถ ๐“‰๐’พ๐“‚๐‘’...

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.

๐—˜๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜†๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜†. So does Catalyst. At Catalyst, we call it our ๐“ต๐“ธ๐“ฟ๐“ฎ ๐“ผ๐“ฝ๐“ธ๐“ป๐”‚.

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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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Making Food Safety Fun bettertogether developing people food safety culture human skills inclusive takesavillage Mar 14, 2024

Get ready to infuse some excitement into your week with "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" as we present a special episode titled "Making Food Safety Fun"! Join us for a lively and informative discussion with our guests Francine Shaw and Matt Regusci, where we'll prove that food safety doesn't have to be dull.

 Francine and Matt are experts in their fields, renowned for their innovative approaches such as the podcast “Don’t Eat Poop”. Together, we'll explore...

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Is Loyalty at Work Dead? ethics food safety culture values Feb 23, 2024

Get ready for a thought-provoking episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" as we dive into the captivating topic: "Is Loyalty at Work Dead?"  Is loyalty still a cornerstone of success in today's fast-paced world, or has it evolved into something entirely different? Engage with us as we unpack the complexities of loyalty, dissecting its relevance and implications in the context of the food and beverage industry.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to be part of this vibrant...

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Perspectives on DEIB In Food Safety belonging food safety culture human skills inclusive leadership Feb 07, 2024

Get ready for a groundbreaking episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" as we shine a spotlight on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the dynamic world of the food and beverage industry. Joining us is a stellar panel of experts: Damarys Del Castillo of Sigma, Jason Brill of QA and Food Safety Magazine, Larry Keener of International Product Safety Consultants, and Sarah Reyes of Taylor Farms. Each brings a unique perspective and wealth of experience to the discussion.

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Partnering with HR for Your Development business partner developing people food safety culture human skills leadership takesavillage Feb 01, 2024

Join us on this episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" for an enriching conversation with Stephanie Vitrano, the Founder of Bay Visions Consulting, LLC. Stephanie is not just a seasoned professional; she's a trusted strategic business advisor and thought partner, renowned for delivering tangible growth results to leaders, teams, and organizations.

With over a decade of hands-on experience guiding leaders and teams as they navigate corporate business transitions, Stephanie...

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In Over Their Head: When a Team Member isnโ€™t Ready developing people expectations food safety culture leadership powerful conversations takesavillage Jan 24, 2024

Join Jill and Tia on the next episode of "Real Talk Food Safety" as they delve into the crucial topic of team members not being fully prepared for their roles. In this insightful discussion, our seasoned hosts will explore the signs and situations that indicate when a team member might not be ready for the responsibilities at hand. Drawing from their extensive experience in the food and beverage industry, Jill and Tia will share practical insights on how to navigate through these scenarios...

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On the Fly! continuous learning developing people food safety culture leadership powerful conversations Jan 17, 2024

This week is On the Fly! Join us to ask questions, share insights and engage in unstructured conversation around people, culture and all things food safety and quality. It's amazing what can grow when there's space!

Learn more in THIS episode of Real Talk Food Safety with Tia & Jill.

 

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Exploring Women in Science belonging developing people food safety culture inclusive leadership takesavillage Jan 03, 2024

Brace yourselves for an extraordinary episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia" as we welcome a trailblazing leader in the food safety realm, Kara Mikkelson of ChemStation, to the virtual stage! Recognized for her exceptional contributions, Kara stands as a beacon of innovation and unparalleled support in the food safety and sanitation space. Join us for an enlightening discussion as Kara shares her insights into the evolving landscape of food safety, sanitation, and women in...

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Escaping the Hedonic Treadmill in the Food Industry developing people food safety culture human skills leadership mindset values Dec 06, 2023

Get ready for a mind-bending exploration on the next episode of Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia as we dive into the intriguing realm of the "Hedonic Treadmill." Join us for a fascinating discussion that unravels the concept suggesting that, much like a treadmill, our pursuit of happiness never quite stops, but rather resets to a baseline. How does this phenomenon impact professionals in the dynamic world of food and beverage?

Discover why the Hedonic Treadmill may be influencing...

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How Recall Readiness Mirrors Leadership expectations financial food industry food safety food safety culture leadership risk management values Nov 29, 2023

Get ready for another sizzling episode of Real Talk Food Safety! ‍ Discover how an organization's recall readiness status is a direct reflection of its leadership strength. In this must-watch episode, we'll unravel the intricate connection between leadership maturity and the ability to navigate the challenging landscape of food recalls. Join us this week as we dive into the heart of the matter with a seasoned expert in food recall readiness - Stephanie Weinand of Recall InfoLink. Our...

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The Leadership Paradox: Why Culture Change Doesnโ€™t Stick coaching continuous learning developing people food safety culture leadership technical leadership Nov 26, 2023

You've heard it time and again: team members aren’t engaged and they want a better work culture. As a leader, you implement surveys, listening sessions, and food safety celebration days...only to have similar survey results from the next year. Leaders are understandably confused as to what team members really want.  Sound familiar? This cycle of failed culture change is what is called the leadership paradox.  What gives? ‍

The issue is that many leaders still do the same...

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