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Ep179: Bonuses in a Bad Year

For a lot of companies, bonus season is coming up. Because this has been an especially strange year, it feels extra challenging to balance the desire to show your people they are valued, while still being responsible to the future needs of your...

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Ep179: Bonuses in a Bad Year

Nov. 24, 2020

For a lot of companies, bonus season is coming up. Because this has been an especially strange year…

Ep178: Company Culture & The Importance of Snow Days

Nov. 17, 2020

Remember snow days? Remember how exciting it was to have that found day? It’s important to find way…

Ep177: Expectations with a Side of Peaches

Nov. 10, 2020

What can a peach the size of your face teach you about expectations? Let’s discuss! W How do you ma…

Ep176: Engagement, Hope & Drowning Rats

Nov. 3, 2020

This episode will be released on a pretty significant voting day in the U.S., which gets us thinkin…

Ep175: Finding the Path of Least Resistance

Oct. 27, 2020

Rant alert! In this episode, we talk about the frustrating ways that businesses make it hard for us…

Ep174: A Lesson in Creativity from a Dictator

Oct. 20, 2020

We cheat on our own podcast for a story this week, as we talk about This American Life, North Korea…

About the Hosts

Eliot Wagonheim

With more than 30 years of experience as general counsel for small to mid-sized businesses, Eliot has built a successful law practice by exceptional client service, a track record of success in persuading judges and juries, negotiating acquisitions, crafting contracts, writing HR policies and publishing within the legal field. His work has earned him numerous industry accolades and a reputation as a pre-eminent business attorney. Over the years, Eliot has honed his craft not only as a lawyer and litigator but as a teacher, writer, speaker, and facilitator.

Eliot works with organizations and individuals in three ways: through his law practice, teaching online in over 100+ countries through webinars, workshops, and Master Classes, and speaking ― virtually and in-person. When not taking the world by storm through these various engagements, Eliot teaches public speaking at Towson University for the sole purpose of speaking to 20-year-olds he is not responsible for raising.

Jodi Hume

After a 15-year career as COO of a growing architecture firm, Jodi Hume shifted gears and made a name for herself over the last decade providing on-call decision support and facilitated leadership conversations for startup founders and entrepreneurs throughout North America, Europe and Australia.

While Jodi works 1:1 with a small number of clients, she also convenes roundtable conversations for leaders, and each week, she co-hosts “So, Here’s My Story…” -- a podcast built from real, honest, business stories with poignant take-aways and plenty of humor. You can also find her at the mic as lead singer of her band, The Wafflers – and if you ask nicely, she might tell you about the time she one 1st place in a Truck Pull.