Dr. Paul White, PhD is the bestselling author of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace
and president of Appreciation at Work
. He and Evelyn discuss what compelled him to write The Vibrant Workplace,
as well as how to manage different working and communication styles, what a toxic workplace looks like, and keeping employees engaged in remote and hybrid offices. Please tune in for parts 1
You can download the episode here.
- Building Culture had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Paul in February about his book, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace. Read here.
- The 5 Languages of Appreciation is a bestseller and has sold over 500,000 copies to date. Tell us more about your second book, The Vibrant Workplace: Overcoming the Obstacles to Building a Culture of Appreciation.
- What was your motivation for writing The Vibrant Workplace after The 5 Languages of Appreciation?
- How do we manage/handle so many different working and communication styles on one team?
- “51 percent of managers believe they are doing a good job of recognizing good work. Only 17 percent of their employees agree.” Why is there a disconnect between leadership and the rest of the team?
- We touch on this in our e-book, "A Simple Guide to Building Company Culture"
- Guidance, when it’s okay to share feedback, getting to know one another through team-building activities
- What would you define as a toxic workplace? And does that look different in a remote/hybrid workplace?
- How do you keep employees engaged in remote/hybrid offices?
- How do we translate all this knowledge into hybrid working environments - specifically, the component of culture?