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Leading With Dignity with Dr. Robyn Short

Episode 22

Everyone wants to be treated with dignity and feel safe. Unfortunately, some workplace paradigms--and individual leaders--do a poor job of promoting this kind of peace… Welcome back to the Mission First People Always Podcast! On today’s episode, we talk to Dr. Robyn Short, an expert on “dignity intelligence,” who will explain what it takes to create organizational cultures where people can thrive and bring their best selves to work each day--and experience peace at work. Robyn is the founder and CEO of the Workplace Peace Institute, a consulting, training, and research firm that brings peace and dignity to the workplace. She also works as a peace-building trainer, mediator, racial equity coach, and restorative justice facilitator. She is the founder and publisher of GoodMedia Press, an independent book publisher whose mission is to promote peace and social justice through books and other media. Dr. Short is an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University in the Master of Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution program, Lipscomb University’s Conflict Management Institute, and the Master of Leadership and Negotiation at Bay Path University. She has authored four books on peace building. Hit play to learn what it takes to be a “more human human,” and in turn, become a better leader for your team. For more resources or to get in touch, check out the links below! On today's episode, you'll learn: What factors create or diminish peace in the workplace What Gen Z employees demand from their employers How common organizational paradigms can promote or diminish a sense of safety and dignity How the role of leaders is changing from decision-maker and distributor of resources to human behavior expert Why a culture of dignity and acceptance drives performance One simple question you can ask to connect with members of your team emotionally And much more! You Can Connect with Dr. Short at: LinkedIn: Workplace Peace Institute LinkedIn: Website:

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