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Are You Creating A Culture of Belonging? Podcast with Pat Wadors

Are You Creating A Culture of Belonging?

Podcast with Pat Wadors

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Pat Wadors is the Chief Talent Officer and Chief Human Resource Officer for ServiceNow. Prior to joining ServiceNow, Pat was Senior Vice President, Global Talent organization at LinkedIn, where her focus was on recruiting and developing top talent, driving organizational transformation, supporting a highly engaged workforce, and growing LinkedIn’s global footprint.

In this episode, we discuss how to build inclusive and diverse workplaces where people feel like they belong so you can create psychological safety, develop people’s strengths, and support growth mindsets.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [02:08] – Pat offers some tips for how we can teach people the skills to help them more confidently feel like they can be authentic, vulnerable and curious at work.
  • [03:27] – Pat explains how sharing gratitude stories can help people improve their relationships with each other at work.
  • [05:10] – Pat shares how she’s been exploring what it looks like to be a great place to work in really healthy ways for employees.
  • [08:26] – Pat explains how treating each other beautifully at work also requires us to know and honor our boundaries.
  • [10:55] – Pat shares why our efforts at diversity and inclusion in workplaces are still often falling short of our goals.
  • [13:54] – Pat explains how we teach managers to help their people uncover and develop their superpowers at work.
  • [16:18] – Pat offers some tips for building psychological safety in workplace teams.
  • [18:57] – Pat shares how the growth mindset methodology has been used at ServiceNow to help people learn from their failures.
  • [20:21] – Pat shares some caveats and cautions for building cultures of belonging.
  • [21:42] – Pat completes the Lightning round.

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