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

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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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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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Embracing Imperfection: A Journey to Authentic Leadership bettertogether developing people human skills leadership Feb 14, 2024

Brace yourselves for a captivating episode of "Real Talk Food Safety with Jill & Tia," featuring the incredible Katy Jones from Trustwell. Join us to explore the critical leadership competencies that Katy has found to transcend the ordinary. From the transformative power of vulnerability to the authenticity that fuels effective leadership, Katy will guide us through a dynamic conversation that promises both professional and personal insights.

Join us for a thoughtful discussion that...

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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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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 to Decide Happy in a Crazy World coaching developing people food safety culture human skills leadership values Nov 16, 2023

Join us for an inspirational show featuring the incredible author of "Decide Happy," Susan Hall!  In this enlightening session, Susan will talk about a transformative journey, showing how to instantly shift our focus from gray to grace. She'll share simple yet powerful tools to help you make progress and avoid the overwhelming feeling that life can sometimes bring. Discover the secrets to clearing the clutter in your mind, managing stress, and regaining a profound sense of calm and...

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Five Keys for Unlocking Your Leadership human skills leadership learning series technical leadership values Nov 08, 2023

Self-reflection is the cornerstone of shaping the culture you envision for your organization. Join us as we explore this fundamental truth about unraveling the powerful connection between self-awareness, personal growth, and the culture we create as leaders. We’ll dive into practical insights on how self-reflection can be harnessed as a potent tool in crafting the positive food safety culture we all aspire to have. Get ready to gain valuable insights, share experiences, and discover the...

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Your People Arenโ€™t Where Youโ€™re At belonging developing people food safety culture human skills Oct 11, 2023

Everyone's experience is different. While we may encounter many shared experiences, it's important to remember: Your People Aren't Where You're At. Whether we're talking about direct reports, collaboration teams, or any body, we guarantee, you're in different stages and places.  Listen in for Catalyt's perspectives and tips!

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

 

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Uncover Your Hidden Leadership Power coaching human skills leadership values Sep 06, 2023

In Food Safety and Quality, one of the biggest challenges affecting leaders is the challenge to embrace leading people instead of being the expert.  Unknowingly, this limits their impact, their ability to take care of their team, and their career opportunities.  Ultimately, it hampers their ability to realize their full leadership calling and influence to drive food safety and quality within and outside their organizations.  Join us and our amazing guest, Nicki Vo, Founder of...

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Top-Down or Bottom-Up? What Leadership Approach Best Drives Culture business partner decision making human skills leadership technical leadership Aug 30, 2023

How often does the response “because I said so” motivate people to action?  Not only is that answer often ineffective in driving action, but it can also encourage people to do the opposite. Yet, this type of top-down management is still the predominant approach used in many organizations.  Given the current state of food safety culture, one may wonder, would a bottom-up leadership approach be more effective in engaging team members to drive better food safety outcomes?...

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