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Welcome to the People and Projects Podcast where you'll find interviews and insights on how to deliver projects and lead teams!

Jun 14, 2022

Mistakes (New) Managers Make

If you are currently in a management role, do you remember what it was like when you first took on that new position? Do you remember what your struggles were?

Janet Polach joins us today to talk about her book The Seven Mistakes New Managers Make: How to Avoid Them and Thrive. Though it’s...


Jun 4, 2022

Developing Culture Beyond the Theory

You know that the culture of your team and organization is critical to your ability to get work done. But here’s my observation: most books on culture stay too theoretical. They share models for understanding what culture is. They have high-level processes for transforming culture....


May 27, 2022

What Is Compassionate Leadership?

In this episode, we’re continuing a series about rehumanizing the workplace. From conversations with so many of you, I know that you desire to lead in a way that builds people up and delivers results. It’s not one or the other--it’s both.

Well, that idea of leading with empathy...


May 16, 2022

The Crisis of Loneliness

One of my least favorite phrases over the last couple of years is the term Social distancing. I understand the idea and I worked to be diligent about keeping others safe. But that’s physical distancing--and that had its place. Social distancing, on the other hand, has been arguably...


May 6, 2022

The Dirty Little Secret of Business

For years I’ve been telling coaching clients that the dirty little secret of business is that everything comes down to relationships. I know: It’s not dirty. It’s certainly not little. And I suppose it’s not a secret--you know relationships are important. But the statistics...