Dean Carter on Creating Inspired Organizations
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How can leaders in today's environment pioneer new forms of workplace interaction, mentoring, performance management, and role-modeling in order to create inspired, high-performing, connected teams across the organization? What lessons can we draw from nature and apply it to the way we deal with human nature? What kind of organization might we create if we integrate work, life and play, to both live happier lives and get closer to our peak potential?

Find out from industry-recognized leader of People and Culture, Dean Carter, ex-CHRO Patagonia, in conversation with Dr. Hitendra Wadhwa on Intersections Podcast.

Dean Carter has been an innovative and industry-recognized leader of People and Culture for over two decades across Fortune 50, hot growth, and culture-driven organizations. He currently serves as the Chief People and Purpose Officer at GUILD Education, a career opportunity platform that enables forward-thinking employers to invest in their employees, unlocking life-changing opportunities for personal and professional growth through learning programs, career development, and one-on-one coaching; and also serves as an Independent Director for Griffith Foods, a high-growth sustainable food company. A former CHRO of Patagonia, Sears Holdings and Fossil Inc., Dean has also previously served in HR and management roles at Pier 1 Imports, Pearle Vision and Procter & Gamble. Dean's innovative perspectives on HR, go-big cultures, and employee experiences have been featured in leading media including The Economist, Harvard Business Review, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, and various other books and national publications.

In this episode, Dean reveals:

- A seminal lesson we can draw from nature and apply it to the way we treat people to create inspired, high-performing, connected teams across the organization

- How to create experiences at work and in life that leads to joy and fulfillment instead of stress and exhaustion

- A proven approach to get everyone to show up as their authentic selves at work, and bring out their best selves in both epic and everyday situations

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