GA 421 | What Employees Want with Dan Johnston

This week’s guest is Dan Johnston.  Dan explained how his company WorkStep approaches hiring and retaining employees and what employees truly want, with clear parallels to lean, PDCA, and Respect for People. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote Dan likes (3:18)
  • Dan’s background (4:22)
  • Hiring vs. retaining employees (5:49)
  • What employees want (10:24)
  • How leaders respond to feedback (12:14)
  • A success story (15:59)
  • Dan’s advice on leading and motivating people (20:59)

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