Culture Hunt Podcast - Organizations Creating Strong Workplace Culture

Culture Hunt Podcast - Organizations Creating Strong Workplace Culture

Culture Hunt Podcast

Welcome to Culture Hunt by Perspectives, which highlights leaders and organizations that prioritize strong workplace culture. Because they know that creating world-class cultures maximizes performance and effectiveness.

This podcast series ran from 2018 - 2019. See below for access to the full catalog. 

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 4: Rush University Medical Center

Bernie speaks with Doug Schenkelberg, Executive Director of Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, about creating a culture that represents the company's values. Doug describes the integrity of his team's mission, the importance of saying "yes," empowering your team, and more.

Season 2, Episode 4: Rush University Medical Center

In this episode, Bernie speaks with Shanon Shumpert, VP of Institutional Equity for Rush University Medical Center. Shanon describes her expanding role over the past four and a half years, how her team has upheld Rush’s values together, the inclusion of the local community in their facilities, and more.

Season 2, Episode 3: Renovo Financial

Bernie speaks with Jose Vasquez, Chief of Staff for Renovo Financial. Jose emphasizes the importance of hiring the right people right out of the gate and the benefits of cultivating a mindset and culture centered on collective growth.

Season 2, Episode 2: Tenant Advisory Group (TAG)

In our first episode for 2019, Bernie interviews Bill Himmelstein, founder of the Tenant Advisory Group (TAG). Bill highlights setting realistic expectations to foster trust and a sterling reputation, and how exceeding those expectations can be a win for both your team and your client.

Season 2, Episode 1: Chicago School of Shoemaking

To ring in the first episode of our second season, Bernie speaks with Sara McIntosh, Founder, and CEO of the Chicago School of Shoemaking and Leather Arts. Sara shares how she looks for talent and temperament versus skills when building a team, the inspiration behind her business, and more.

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 9: Adam Fridman

We speak to Adam Fridman, founder of Mabbly, who discusses how a company’s mission statement impacts its bottom line.

Season 1, Episode 8: ICI Staffing

In this month’s episode, we speak to Mark Meyer, President of ICI Staffing. Mark gives concrete advice on how business leaders can create productive, healthy, and happy workplaces.

Season 1, Episode 7: Management Association

Tune in as we interview Mary Lynn Fayoumi, President and CEO of Management Association. Gain valuable insights from a leader in human resources faced with the ever-changing environment of the modern workplace.

Season 1, Episode 6: Fox Valley Auto Group
Our guest Emir Abinion, president of Fox Valley Auto Group, shares how he has created an A+ culture through a commitment to the community, customers, and employees.

Season 1, Episode 5: Burrell Communications
Our guest Fay Ferguson, Co-CEO of Burrell Communications, tells us what makes their culture thrive, including strong values focused on giving back, driving change, and making a difference in the community.

Season 1, Episode 4: Inspera Health
Our guest Lee Murphy, CEO of Inspera Health, shares his comprehensive approach to enriching the lives of his employees and program participants. He also tells us why snazzy, blue Nike shoes serve as a conversation piece and bring smiles to the Inspera team. 

Season 1, Episode 3: Corporate Event Interactive
Bernie interviews Ed Graziano, founder of Corporate Event Interactive. Ed shares insights on creating a workplace environment and culture centered on a “homey feeling” that includes wellness amenities and flexible scheduling to ensure a positive vibe among his employees.

Season 1, Episode 2: Flowers For Dreams
Bernie interviews his son Steven Dyme, CEO and co-founder of Flowers For Dreams, a remarkable Chicago-based startup. Steven shares his Millennial-driven initiatives and the importance of listening sessions, sharing, and peanut butter.

Pilot: Perspectives
For our first episode, Perspectives founder and CEO Bernie Dyme interviews VP of Marketing, and Principal, Terry Cahill about the do’s and don’ts of building and maintaining a thriving workplace culture.