16. How Technology Enhances Engagement and Community for All Events with Michael Helmbrecht, VP of Product Management, RingCentral

At Modern Learners, we help people and organizations host meaningful events. We focus on designing high-quality learning events and leverage a variety of design techniques and tools to do that. In this new series, we’re digging into some of those design techniques and tools by speaking with a variety of industry experts. Each of our …

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14. Just Culture: Duties and Breaches

Julie Stephenson returns to continue our special series on Just Culture. In our previous episodes, we’ve defined what Just Culture is, along with the common language used in implementing it. We’ve also learned how mission, vision, and values are intimately connected to creating a Just Culture. Today, we’re digging into our duties in the workplace, …

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12:  What is Just Culture and Why Organizations Might Want to Learn About It with Julie Stephenson

A Just Culture is one where fairness, empathy and shared accountability are paramount.  In this special four-part series, returning guest Julie Stephenson and I will examine how this culture has transformed the hospital where she works, shifting from punitive responses to understanding and addressing root causes. We’ll also look at the challenges of implementing just …

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10. Storytelling: The Secret Ingredient For Meaningful Change with Graham Callis

Sharing and listening to life’s stories can have a profound impact on us and the people around us. Storytelling is an opportunity to learn, and when people learn, people change. Today, I’m talking with Graham Callis about the power of storytelling.  Graham Callis is a storyteller and life coach. He founded Your Story Life Coaching …

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08. Designing Organizations for Engagement and Meaningful Contributions with Nancy J. Hess

My guest, Nancy J. Hess, brings her perspective on education and organizational change based on her deep work with state and local governments.  Her expertise is rooted in guiding leadership through change, developing strategies for more efficient and engaging HR structures, and fostering learning environments that address the many challenges of local government. Nancy and …

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06. Empowering Students With AI: Lessons From the Past, Opportunities for the Future with Jody Britten

When Google first came on the scene, it forced teachers to change the way they taught learners and to ask “better questions”. The common adage was, if it could be Googled (by the student), it wasn’t a good question.  Now, with the rise of AI tools, we are again forced to look at our teaching …

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05. Breaking Stigma, Fostering Belonging: The Sources of Strength Movement with Katrina Johnson

Today I have a conversation that delves into the intriguing concept of the Wellness Contagion with my guest, Katrina Johnson. A Wellness Contagion shifts the focus from illness to well-being and aims to spread awareness of protective factors. At the core of Katrina’s work is a program called Sources of Strength, which empowers students to …

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04. From Blame to Learning: Exploring the Power of Just Culture with Julie Stephenson

What happens in your organization when someone makes a mistake?  Is the process about blame and punishment? Or is it about shared accountability for systems and recognizing the humanity of those involved? Today, my guest, Julie Stephenson, and I are diving into the concept of building a Just Culture. A Just Culture radically shifts the …

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