Erica Keswin: How to Trust the Force and Invest in Being Human

In this episode, I sit down with Erica Keswin – author, speaker, and Founder of The Spaghetti Project. Listen in as Erica shares what it means to “Bring Your Human to Work” as well as her thoughts on the relationship-building and connecting processes.

Topics include:

  • Erica’s background as a connector and her discovery behind how technology started to affect the world of work
  • Why it’s so important to invest your time with people (and how Erica in one coffee meeting created a research partnership with a New York Times bestselling author)
  • What to do when you yourself have an ask and what it means to “trust the force”
  • How Erica got a column in The Huffington Post and how she leveraged it to build even more relationships
  • Erica’s goals when writing her book (and the larger changes she sought to create)
  • A surprising discovery about company values that Erica made in her research
  • What the Spaghetti Project is (and what it can teach you about community)
  • And much more!

Erica Keswin is an expert in the business of working human. She helps top-of-the-class businesses, organizations, and individuals improve their performance by honoring relationships in every context, always with an eye toward high-tech for human touch. Her book, Bring Your Human to Work: 10 Sure-Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That’s Good for People, Great for Business and Just Might Change the World (2018 McGraw-Hill), was an immediate Wall Street Journal bestseller.

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