#20 – Leading With Love and Release (Part 1 of 2) Ft. Ryan Bond

#20 – Leading With Love and Release (Part 1 of 2) Ft. Ryan Bond

In this extremely authentic and raw episode, Joel talks with Ryan Bond, Chief People Officer at Thrive Restaurant Group, a company with 103 restaurants and over 5000 team members. Ryan discusses the failure of the traditional Human Resources model and the fundamental distrust that too many companies have in their people, how experiences shape our beliefs, the practical ways Thrive cares for their employees, and much more. You DO NOT want to miss this first part of a two-part series with Ryan.

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#39 – From Front Desk to SVP Ft. Said Elkhodary

In our inaugural episode for 2023, Joel chats with Said Elkhodary, SVP of Professional Dining at Elior North America, one of the world’s leading operators in contract catering and support services. Said reveals the pivot he made from mechanical engineering to the service industry at the beginning of his career, he reflects on the biggest challenges in corporate dining now, the generational differences in the workforce, what he loves most about his job, and much more.

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#38 – Be the Change Agent Ft. Barb Rooney

Joel wraps up the 2022 podcast season with a meaningful conversation with Barb Rooney, SVP of Lodging, Spa and Owner Services at Boyne Resorts. Barb talks about running Big Sky Resort lodging at just 24 years old and the painful but important learnings she experienced, how her change-agent personality has evolved over the years, the important transition Boyne made to focusing on servant leadership, the legacy she wants to leave behind, and much more.

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