“Can peer learning help your team become better leaders and champions for culture?” with Mark Herschberg, Author & CTO

E40: “Can peer learning help your team become better leaders and champions for culture?” with Mark Herschberg, Author & CTO

As an accomplished software developer, Mark Hershberg is no stranger to the tech world. Like many of us have experienced, the people he was hiring had the technical skills for the job, but lacked the leadership and people skills. In this Powerful at Work Radio episode, Rosa and Mark talk about how you can use peer learning as a cost efficient way to give your people the training they need and desire.

Mark also tells us why titles are important, and how regardless of our job titles, we can bring our different perspectives to work together to make a better solution. Tune in to hear how you can strengthen your team while getting them to work more efficiently…

Episode Outline:

  • [02:34] HR often gets this completely wrong…

  • [05:29] Not only are you training everyone in your organization to be better at communication or leadership, you are building a common language.

  • [7:38] Expanding your network to expand your learning…

  • [10:58] If you start to understand this larger environment, you can deliver more value to your company and your customers.

  • [17:12] The hardest part of business is managing people. Why we need to put more time into conscientiously defining the roles and attributes…

  • [19:09] The future of our workforce…

About Mark Herschberg:

Mark is the author of The Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You. Educated at MIT, Mark has spent his career launching and fixing new ventures at startups, Fortune 500s, and academia. He’s developed new software languages, online marketplaces, new authentication systems, and tracked criminals and terrorists on the dark web. Mark helped create the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program, MIT’s “Career Success Accelerator”, where he’s taught for twenty years. Mark also serves on the boards of nonprofits Techie Youth and Plant a Million Corals.

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