Oct 15 2014

“I Didn’t Believe It Existed”

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“I’ve never seen a more kind, generous, compassionate culture in any organization. To be honest, I didn’t believe it existed outside my mind. It’s been a life-changing day for me.” That was what Harvard Business professor Amy Cuddy had to say about her visit to two Barry-Wehmiller facilities in northern Wisconsin last weekend. She was …

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Oct 08 2014

Faces of Truly Human Leadership

Jorge del Cid

Everyone wants to know they matter. No one should go to work each day wondering if anyone knows or even cares about what they spend so much of their time and energy on. Celebrating the people in our organization for their contributions, is one of our fundamental values at Barry-Wehmiller. Our hallmark recognition program at …

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Oct 01 2014

Teaching a Teacher to Listen

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Twenty one precious children count on Beth Wille each day to understand their needs. Two of them are her teenage daughters; the other 19 are the five and six-year-old students in her Aspen, CO kindergarten class. So when Beth had the opportunity to take Barry-Wehmiller’s Communication Skills Training through the Our Community LISTENS program in …

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Sep 10 2014

Putting Joy To Work

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“Deep down you know that there is a better way to run a business, a team, a company, a department. You’ve always known it.” – Richard Sheridan, Joy Inc. Rich Sheridan is a truly human leader, he just happens to have another name for it. He calls it “instilling joy” in his team members. Sheridan …

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Aug 27 2014

Guest Post: Marsha Burns

Marsha Burns

Transforming the “Difficult” One by Marsha Burns Driving to work this morning, a year into my journey at Barry-Wehmiller, I found myself thinking about my first thirty years in business. Thirty years of helping people learn new skills and new ways to lead. My thinking had always been focused on how those skills would help …

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