Everybody Matters Podcast 50 w/ Bob Chapman

Imagine going to get coffee for your team and finding your coffee maker had been repossessed.

In the early 1980s, Barry-Wehmiller was in trouble as a business, but we learned to embrace the lessons that arise during times of adversity and uncover the opportunities hidden within periods of crisis.

I tell this story in my book,  Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring For Your People like Family, co-written with my friend, Raj Sisodia. But, to celebrate the 50th episode of the Everybody Matters Podcast, we talk about that challenging time in Barry-Wehmiller’s history in greater detail. Many of the lessons we learned during that time were lessons that informed our journey to Truly Human Leadership more than a decade later.

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Truly Human Leadership is found throughout Barry-Wehmiller Companies, where Bob Chapman is Chairman and CEO. A $2+ billion global capital equipment and engineering consulting firm, Barry-Wehmiller’s 11,000 team members are united around a common belief: we can use the power of business to build a better world. Chapman explores that idea in his Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring For Your People Like Family, available from Penguin Random House.

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