Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Rosemary Rein tackles hybrid work and how companies adapt. By effectively utilizing technology, applying positive reinforcement, and providing an avenue for collaboration, organizations can enable a better employee experience.
Rosemary is an author, consultant, and international speaker on leadership, employee engagement, and innovation. She has received the Beyonder Award for her contributions to creativity and was Vice-Chair of the Creative Problem Solving Institute. She was Head of Learning and Development for Wikipedia before moving to Ecuador, where she currently resides.
[00:34] Mapping Out the Employee Experience for Hybrid Work
[06:55] Imprinting Positive Reinforcement for Ownership and Innovation
[13:20] The Formula to a Culture of Creativity
[19:58] Final Thoughts
“I think this [pandemic] has been a time for us to reflect on what do we really want from our own personal lives in terms of flexibility, but also, what do we want from the organizations that we are a part of.” - Rosemary Rein
“The companies that were the best places to work pre COVID are still the best places to work because they've been able to make the shift to a collaborative virtual hybrid environment.” - Rosemary Rein
“When you ask employees for their help, and their ideas and suggestions, you're complimenting that employee. So it's not just ‘great job’ pill, it's engaging them in a meaningful way.” - Rosemary Rein
“You need to make innovation as natural as breathing… You need to incorporate this into the DNA of the organization.” - Rosemary Rein
“Innovation really can't be put on the back burner. It has to happen today. And your employees are the key secret ingredient - employee experience with innovation.” - Rosemary Rein
Connect with Rosemary
Website: www.innovationminds.com and https://www.rosemaryrein.com/
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