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Gut + Science: Real Talk with CEOs

By Nikki Lewallen: CEO | Head of Partnerships | Employee Engagement meets Business Development Expertise

Gut+Science explores employee engagement insights you can act on, from CEOs you can trust. Get ready for high energy interviews led by employee engagement evangelist Nikki Lewallen—ones that’ll have you rethinking what it means to build successful people-first cultures.

  1. 1.
    Monday Fire: Focus on Strengths09/28/2020
    2:00
  2. 2.
    102: Collaborative Learning in the Now Normal | Monica Lloyd09/24/2020
    28:45
  3. 3.
    Monday Fire: Healthy Workday Habits09/21/2020
    3:52
  4. 4.
    Healthcare Series: Cross-Sectional Leadership Impact | Dan Woloszyn09/15/2020
    15:46
  5. 5.
    Monday Fire: Iron Sharpens Iron09/14/2020
    2:11
  6. 6.
    101: Zero Excuses Leadership | Nick Smarrelli09/10/2020
    29:38
  7. 7.
    Monday Fire: Reiterate the Why09/07/2020
    2:48
  8. 8.
    Healthcare Series: Building an Army of Culture Champions | Tria Deibert09/01/2020
    33:06
  1. 9.
    Monday Fire: Be the Leader You Wish You Had08/31/2020
    2:03
  2. 10.
    100: Celebrating 100 Episodes with Nikki Lewallen08/27/2020
    19:10
  3. 11.
    Monday Fire: The Now You08/24/2020
    3:17
  4. 12.
    099: Countdown to 100 with Tom Jackson, Jethro Lloyd, and Mike Baer08/20/2020
    8:32
  5. 13.
    Healthcare Series: The Impact of Social Network Mapping on Engagement | Greg Matthews08/18/2020
    24:24
  6. 14.
    Monday Fire: Prioritizing Self Care08/17/2020
    3:05
  7. 15.
    098: Countdown to 100 with Liam Forde, Jonathan Reynolds, and Michael Crafton08/13/2020
    6:38
  8. 16.
    Monday Fire: Your Morning Routine Matters08/10/2020
    4:02
  9. 17.
    097: Countdown to 100 with David Butler, Tim Beatty and Tom Zupancic08/06/2020
    7:58
  10. 18.
    Healthcare Series: Navigating Toxic Leadership | Dan Weberg08/04/2020
    23:58
  11. 19.
    Monday Fire: The Power of Affirmations08/03/2020
    2:11
  12. 20.
    096: Partner Plug + Episode Teaser07/30/2020
    2:55
  13. 21.
    Monday Fire: Thoughts>Feelings>Actions>Results07/27/2020
    1:50
  14. 22.
    095: Whole Person Development | Todd Richardson07/23/2020
    28:27
  15. 23.
    Healthcare Series: Recognizing Good Work|Terry Hamilton07/21/2020
    29:54
  16. 24.
    Announcing Gut + Science LIVE for Healthcare Leaders07/20/2020
    1:19
  17. 25.
    094: Getting Stuff Done! | Mike Reynolds07/16/2020
    25:44
  18. 26.
    Monday Fire: Assess Yourself for Self-Reflection07/13/2020
    2:13
  19. 27.
    093: Powerful Cultural Norms | Brian Provost, Troy Thibodeau07/09/2020
    28:33
  20. 28.
    Healthcare Series: Intentionally Building Relationships | Shane Carter07/07/2020
    37:17
  21. 29.
    Monday Fire: Recommended Reading07/06/2020
    2:02
  22. 30.
    092: Sarah Froning Nodarse | Human First, Agenda Second07/02/2020
    18:51
  23. 31.
    Monday Fire: "How Are You?" Goes a Long Way06/29/2020
    1:24
  24. 32.
    091: Chris Fredericks | ESOPs Impact on Employee Engagement06/25/2020
    19:52
  25. 33.
    Healthcare Series: Renee Thompson | Eradicating Bullying in Healthcare06/23/2020
    26:16
  26. 34.
    Monday Fire: Results vs Time06/22/2020
    1:22
  27. 35.
    090: Steve Berry | Back-to-the-Office Checklist06/18/2020
    14:32
  28. 36.
    Monday Fire: Share Gratitude06/15/2020
    3:03
  29. 37.
    089: Dan Lappin | Helping Our People Rewire06/11/2020
    28:16
  30. 38.
    Healthcare Series: Jill Kersh | Leading with Gratitude from Within06/09/2020
    32:47
  31. 39.
    Monday Fire: Doing Better Work06/08/2020
    3:19
  32. 40.
    088: Matt Hassler | Evolving Work Environments Post-Pandemic06/04/2020
    16:59
  33. 41.
    Monday Fire: Tap Your Superpowers06/01/2020
    2:09
  34. 42.
    087: Jason Cochran| What's Your Culture DNA?05/28/2020
    18:25
  35. 43.
    Healthcare Series: Vicki Hess | Employee Engagement in Healthcare05/26/2020
    24:53
  36. 44.
    Monday Fire: The 'Why' Behind the 'What'05/25/2020
    2:20
  37. 45.
    086: Emma Matthews| Fast Track Team Performance with Vulnerability05/21/2020
    18:11
  38. 46.
    Monday Fire: Core Values05/18/2020
    1:44
  39. 47.
    085: Teresa Levis | A "How-To" Guide for Gender Pay Equality05/14/2020
    26:24
  40. 48.
    Healthcare Series: Dennis Murphy | Uniting Culture with a Higher Purpose05/12/2020
    26:46
  41. 49.
    Monday Fire: Practicing Gratitude05/11/2020
    1:06
  42. 50.
    084: Tim Leman | Owning the CEO Function05/07/2020
    22:15
  43. 51.
    Monday Fire: Building Relationships05/04/2020
    2:38
  44. 52.
    083: Bob Greene | Human Capital Management In The Multigenerational Workforce04/30/2020
    22:00
  45. 53.
    Healthcare Series: Dr. Bonnie Clipper | How Innovation Is Driving Employee Engagement04/28/2020
    27:47
  46. 54.
    082: Corina Roobeck | Unleashing the Voice of the Other04/23/2020
    14:00
  47. 55.
    Healthcare Series: Nikki Lewallen | Let's Impact Workplace Engagement In Healthcare04/21/2020
    2:46
  48. 56.
    081: Sebastien Meyer | The Impact of A Collective Intelligence Culture04/16/2020
    17:44
  49. 57.
    Healthcare Series: Secretary David Shulkin | Lessons in Leading and Being Led04/14/2020
    19:51
  50. 58.
    080: Ron Brumbarger | When One Teaches, Two Learn04/09/2020
    30:03
  51. 59.
    079: Chris Byers | Creating A Successful Remote Work Experience04/02/2020
    30:33
  52. 60.
    078: Rebecca Metter | Workplace Gamification03/26/2020
    29:41
  53. 61.
    BONUS: Nikki Lewallen | COVID-19: Leading In Uncertain Times03/19/2020
    5:29
  54. 62.
    [Throwback] 059: Kate Colbert | Building an Engaged Remote Workforce03/17/2020
    34:32
  55. 63.
    077: Kevin Gearheart | What Works Today, May Not Work Tomorrow03/12/2020
    30:19
  56. 64.
    076: Nikki Lewallen | Ask Powerful Questions03/05/2020
    8:29
  57. 65.
    075: Cynthia Pizarro | Engaging the Field-Based Workforce02/27/2020
    34:15
  58. 66.
    074: Blaine Dinwiddie | How to Create Cultural Rituals02/20/2020
    32:48
  59. 67.
    [BONUS] - Increasing Employee Engagement | Nikki Lewallen02/13/2020
    3:19
  60. 68.
    [Throwback] 073: Marcia Barnes | Why Love, Service, and Leadership Go Hand in Hand02/06/2020
    31:49
  61. 69.
    072: Dave Foellinger | Leading a People-First Organization01/30/2020
    38:50
  62. 70.
    071: Chad Peterman | You Can't Stop The Growth: Building a Culture That Takes Care of Your Customers01/23/2020
    32:29
  63. 71.
    070: Nikki Lewallen | A New Decade to Live Intentionally01/02/2020
    9:50
  64. 72.
    069: Deseri Garcia | Why Relationship Building is Crucial to Retention12/19/2019
    36:43
  65. 73.
    068: Sarah Andreas | Learning to Lead Yourself First12/12/2019
    27:46
  66. 74.
    #Insights: If It Was Easy, We Would All Be Doing It12/05/2019
    15:14
  67. 75.
    #Insights: Flipping the Script on Feedback11/21/2019
    13:32
  68. 76.
    #Insights: People Don’t Leave Companies, They Leave Managers11/14/2019
    13:44
  69. 77.
    #Insights: Getting the Best Out of Your People11/07/2019
    15:31
  70. 78.
    067: Tommy Richardson | Encouraging Personal Development [Part 2]10/31/2019
    29:34
  71. 79.
    066: Tommy Richardson | Encouraging Personal Development [Part 1]10/24/2019
    27:48
  72. 80.
    065: Alison Martin | Engage Mentoring: The Importance of Being a Mentor and Having a Mentor10/17/2019
    15:13
  73. 81.
    064: Neal Phalora | The Science Behind Your Brain and How it Impacts Your Work10/10/2019
    24:11
  74. 82.
    063: Marcia Barnes | Why Love, Service, and Leadership Go Hand in Hand10/03/2019
    32:59
  75. 83.
    062: Don Brown | The Power of Team Building09/26/2019
    22:12
  76. 84.
    061: David Decker | The Talent Shortage: Forcing Innovation + Collaboration09/19/2019
    19:53
  77. 85.
    060: Mark Schulman | Attitude: The Foundation to Success09/12/2019
    31:14
  78. 86.
    059: Kate Colbert | Building an Engaged 1099 and Remote Workforce09/05/2019
    34:32
  79. 87.
    058: Chris Hutchinson | The Ideal Leader: Listening vs. Talking08/29/2019
    29:35
  80. 88.
    057: Nikki Lewallen | Truly Impacting Employee Engagement08/22/2019
    22:13
  81. 89.
    #Insights: KillingtheBuzzwords | Breaking Down the Buzzwords08/15/2019
    18:48
  82. 90.
    #Insights: KillingtheBuzzwords | Feedback08/08/2019
    10:02
  83. 91.
    #Insights: KillingtheBuzzwords | Employee Wellness08/01/2019
    12:40
  84. 92.
    #Insights: KillingtheBuzzwords | Talent War07/25/2019
    14:42
  85. 93.
    #Insights: Killing the Buzzwords | Employee Engagement07/18/2019
    16:37
  86. 94.
    [BONUS]: Nicole MacLean | Why Rest is Key to Employee Engagement07/11/2019
    10:55
  87. 95.
    056: Jeremie Kubicek | Becoming A Leader Worth Following06/27/2019
    25:09
  88. 96.
    055: Max Yoder | If You Want to See It, Be It: How Leaders Can Model Excellence06/20/2019
    30:10
  89. 97.
    054: Krister Ungerböck| Father’s Day Special Episode: Creating a Unified Language of Leadership06/13/2019
    26:43
  90. 98.
    053: Erica Ballard | Optimizing Productivity Through Health06/06/2019
    29:35
  91. 99.
    052: Jessica Gendron | Diversity and Inclusion: Stop Checking the Box05/30/2019
    27:45
  92. 100.
    051: Dane DeLozier | Developing Processes to Promote Growth in Your Organization05/23/2019
    26:57
  93. 101.
    050: David Butler | Mastering Communication to Boost Employee Engagement at Your Company05/16/2019
    24:56
  94. 102.
    049: Ali Cudby | Seen. Heard. Valued: How to Increase Business Loyalty05/09/2019
    26:12
  95. 103.
    048: Joe Weldon | Alleviating Stress Surrounding Student Loans05/02/2019
    24:43
  96. 104.
    047: Kyle DeFur | Gut + Science One Year Anniversary Episode: Extraordinary Leadership04/25/2019
    16:41
  97. 105.
    #Insights 004: Equipping HR with CEO-Level Language | Santiago Jaramillo04/18/2019
    17:14
  98. 106.
    #Insights 003: Employee Engagement is No Longer “An HR Thing” | Santiago Jaramillo04/11/2019
    15:47
  99. 107.
    #Insights 002: The Workforce Wants More | Santiago Jaramillo04/04/2019
    23:05
  100. 108.
    #Insights 001: Why Should a CEO Care? | Santiago Jaramillo03/28/2019
    22:19
  101. 109.
    #Insights: Trailer | Santiago Jaramillo03/21/2019
    2:49
  102. 110.
    046: Nathan Bobay | Conscious Capitalism - The Movement03/14/2019
    22:58
  103. 111.
    045: Matt Jung | The Four Commandments to Creating Core Values03/07/2019
    28:00
  104. 112.
    044: Denise Graziano | The 360 Degree Approach to Engagement02/28/2019
    19:22
  105. 113.
    043: Kathleen Votaw [Part 2] | Turnover is OK with an Entanglement Strategy02/21/2019
    25:22
  106. 114.
    042: Nikki Lewallen | Share the Love in the Workplace02/14/2019
    10:44
  107. 115.
    041: Kathleen Votaw [Part 1] | Today's Reality of Attracting Talent02/07/2019
    20:26
  108. 116.
    [Throwback] 002: Tom Zupancic | Culture is a Team Sport01/31/2019
    23:55
  109. 117.
    Bonus - From the Cutting Room Floor: The Story Behind the NFL Colts Stadium01/24/2019
    10:30
  110. 118.
    040: Dennis Murphy | Uniting Culture with a Higher Purpose01/17/2019
    27:00
  111. 119.
    039: Mike Baer | Fostering A Fearless Culture01/10/2019
    31:06
  112. 120.
    038: Bobbie Shreiner | Strengthening Your One-on-One Meeting Muscles01/03/2019
    24:42
  113. 121.
    037: Doug Bawel | The “Top Down” Approach to Building Culture12/27/2018
    28:08
  114. 122.
    036: Karen Alter | Breathing Life Into Your Company Vision12/20/2018
    26:28
  115. 123.
    035: Liam Forde | Unlocking A Collective Intelligence Culture12/13/2018
    26:11
  116. 124.
    034: Steve Long | Building a Mission Employees Follow12/06/2018
    23:46
  117. 125.
    033: Pete Atherton | Burnout: A Leading Indicator to Low Engagement11/29/2018
    26:07
  118. 126.
    032: Nikki Lewallan | Grateful Leaders Inspire Cultures of Gratitude11/22/2018
    8:56
  119. 127.
    031: Pete Honsberger| Creating a Company Plan Your Team Will Rally Behind11/15/2018
    29:30
  120. 128.
    [Throwback] 001: Jethro Lloyd | Meaning and Millennials: How to Engage and Retain Them11/08/2018
    30:33
  121. 129.
    030: Sue Joyce | Empathetic Onboarding11/01/2018
    27:48
  122. 130.
    029: Rachel Druckenmiller | Healthy Company Cultures: More Than Standing Desks and Yoga Classes10/25/2018
    26:58
  123. 131.
    028: Rich Armstrong | Playing the Great Game of Business10/18/2018
    29:57
  124. 132.
    027: Cara Silletto | Decreasing Turnover in an Employee Market10/11/2018
    31:46
  125. 133.
    026: Jonathon Burns | Awesome Place, Awesome Props10/04/2018
    30:31
  126. 134.
    025: Special Episode | Celebration and Reflection09/27/2018
    16:56
  127. 135.
    024: Andy Medley | Game On: Creating a Culture of Winning09/20/2018
    29:32
  128. 136.
    023: Toni Richins | Leveraging Engagement (Not Satisfaction) to Improve Your Workforce09/13/2018
    26:59
  129. 137.
    022: Dee Ann Turner | Going the Second Mile For Your Culture09/06/2018
    30:21
  130. 138.
    021: Brent Oakley | Leading Culture as a Player-Coach08/30/2018
    27:10
  131. 139.
    020: David Swider | Avoiding Legal Pitfalls of Your Culture Initiatives08/23/2018
    30:34
  132. 140.
    019: Gary Brackett | Crafting an Engagement Strategy to the Individual08/16/2018
    25:25
  133. 141.
    018: Amy Woodall | Debunking Common Training Myths08/09/2018
    29:05
  134. 142.
    017: Bernie McGuinness | A Culture Philosophy in 5 S’s08/02/2018
    26:12
  135. 143.
    016: Jason Ells | How to Be A Destination Employer07/26/2018
    27:35
  136. 144.
    015: Scott Miller | Building an Authentic Culture07/19/2018
    29:16
  137. 145.
    014: Tim Beatty | Creating Sustainable Systems for Longterm Success07/12/2018
    30:29
  138. 146.
    013: Michael Crafton | Employees First, Customers Second07/05/2018
    30:10
  139. 147.
    012: Rebecca Fleetwood Hession | The Importance of Contextual Training06/28/2018
    27:41
  140. 148.
    011: Alison Martin-Books | The Keys to Developing Effective Mentorship Programs06/21/2018
    30:10
  141. 149.
    010: Steve Sanner | Increasing Employee Loyalty With Personal Development Programs06/14/2018
    31:41
  142. 150.
    009: Seth Morales | LEGOs + Core Values - The Building Blocks of an Authentic Culture06/07/2018
    37:48
  143. 151.
    008: Patrick Broccolo | Perception is Reality: How to Care For Your Culture05/31/2018
    33:35
  144. 152.
    007: Casey Wright | Fostering Internal Fans for Long-term Wins05/24/2018
    24:51
  145. 153.
    006: Jonathan Reynolds | Owning the Tough Conversations05/17/2018
    30:00
  146. 154.
    005: Mary Beth Oakes | Cultivating a Culture of Trust Through Failure05/10/2018
    24:46
  147. 155.
    004: Tom Zupancic | Culture is a Team Sport05/03/2018
    23:52
  148. 156.
    003: Tom Jackson | The Jackson 5: Five Strategies to Engage Remote Employees04/26/2018
    29:12
  149. 157.
    002: Mike Davis | Because If You Don’t Care About Culture, No One Will04/26/2018
    23:54
  150. 158.
    001: Jethro Lloyd | Meaning and Millennials: How to engage and retain them04/26/2018
    32:59
  151. 159.
    000: Nikki Lewallen | Gut + Science: What's this all about?04/25/2018
    5:15

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