#TChat Preview: Authenticity Is An Inside Job That Starts With Self

The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. #TChat Radio starts at 6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT) and the convo continues on #TChat Twitter chat from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT).

Last week we talked about the power of workforce culture and continuous talent mobility, and this week we’re going to talk about authenticity.

The fact that it’s more than a buzzword shows it has truly powerful significance to both employee and employer. Authenticity is hard work and usually involves some risk, but the payoff potential is huge.

And the fact that authenticity is an inside job — you have to start with yourself.

Unfortunately according to this week’s guests (and the hosts as well), authenticity is not that simple, it’s not neat and orderly, it’s not always safe, and it’s certainly not as common as we’d like to see, especially in the workplace.

Join #TChat co-creators and hosts Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman as we learn more about true authenticity with this week’s guests: Jason Lauritsen and Joe Gerstandt.

Sneak Peek: Authenticity Is An Inside Job That Starts With Self

We spoke briefly with Jason Lauritsen and Joe Gerstandt in our video preview to learn a little about authenticity. Check out our YouTube Channel for the full video!


Related Reading:

Joe Gerstandt: Authenticity YouTube Video

Nancy Rubin: Leaders With Authenticity Spark Company Electricity 

David Hassell: Employees Quit Leaders, Not Companies

Nina Burrowes: Think Authenticity Is About Being Honest And Open? Think Again

Rex Huppke: Conformity vs. Authenticity In The Office 

We hope you’ll join the #TChat conversation this week and share your questions, opinions and ideas with our guests and the TalentCulture Community.

#TChat Events: Authenticity Is An Inside Job That Starts With Self

TChatRadio_logo_020813 #TChat Radio — Wed, June 18 — 6:30pmET / 3:30pmPT Tune-in to the #TChat Radio show Our hosts, Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman talk with our guests Jason Lauritsen and Joe Gerstandt.

Tune-in LIVE online this Wednesday!

#TChat Twitter Chat — Wed, June 18 — 7pmET / 4pmPT Immediately following the radio show, Meghan, Kevin and our guests will move to the #TChat Twitter stream, where we’ll continue the discussion with the entire TalentCulture community. Everyone with a Twitter account is invited to participate, as we gather for a dynamic live chat, focused on these related questions:

Q1: What does workplace authenticity mean to you and why? #TChat (Tweet this Question)

Q2: How can individual contributors facilitate authentic workplace culture? #TChat (Tweet this Question)

Q3: Besides possible legal issues, why are business leaders so adverse to everyday authenticity? #TChat (Tweet this Question)

Q4: How can authenticity drive positive and productive business outcomes? #TChat (Tweet this Question)

Q5: How do we maintain authenticity in a dispersed, virtual workforce? #TChat (Tweet this Question)

Throughout the week, we’ll keep the discussion going on the #TChat Twitter feed, and in our new TalentCulture G+ community. So feel free to drop by anytime and share your questions, ideas and opinions. See you there!!

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