CULTUR(ED) PODCASTS

EPISODE 13:

Embracing the power of childhood curiosity in the television industry with Paul Siefken

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Embracing the power of childhood curiosity in the television industry with Paul Siefken
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Won’t you be my neighbor? We know the beloved Mister Rogers’ quote well, and in this episode, Melissa chats with Paul Siefken, President and CEO of Fred Rogers Productions about how we can keep asking those big questions of ourselves—whether we’re in tv production or accounting—to encourage childhood wonder and enthusiasm every day.

EPISODE 12:

Marching to a winning beat with legendary band director Dave McKee

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Marching to a winning beat with legendary band director Dave McKee
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How did Dave McKee build a winning culture over his 32 years as Marching Band Director at Virginia Tech? He shares how to hit the right notes for building strong relationships and leaders.

EPISODE 11:

Hugh Schulze on his keys to empowering people—on a movie set and at a creative agency

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Hugh Schulze on his keys to empowering people—on a movie set and at a creative agency
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Melissa sits down with Hugh Schulze, author, movie director, and owner of c|change, to discuss how he gets the most from his movie crews and creative professionals to produce award-winning results.

EPISODE 10:

Inclusivity in the restaurant industry with Rebecca Reed

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Inclusivity in the restaurant industry with Rebecca Reed
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In this episode, Chef Rebecca Reed speaks about inclusivity, being a woman in the food industry, how a culture of service and family banding together during tough times can ultimately strengthen the business.

EPISODE 9:

Charlie Foster on the power of purpose driven culture

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Charlie Foster on the power of purpose driven culture
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Melissa sits down with esteemed Executive Chef and owner Charlie Foster to discuss how strong culture at his restaurants drives low employee turnover. Melissa: Welcome to the cultur(ED) podcast. I’m Melissa Jezior, your host, on this podcast, I talk to top culture makers in the world today, to unpack the visible and not so visible forces […]

EPISODE 8:

Baking inclusion into your culture with Kelly Fields

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Baking inclusion into your culture with Kelly Fields
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Why are energy and empowerment key ingredients for building a more inclusive restaurant industry? Kelly Fields, author and chef/owner of New Orleans’ Willa Jean, shares. Melissa: Welcome to the Cultur(Ed) podcast. I’m Melissa Jezior, your host. On this podcast, I talk to top culture makers in the world today to unpack the visible and not so […]

EPISODE 7:

Virginia Ali on why community is a core value at Ben’s Chili Bowl

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Virginia Ali on why community is a core value at Ben’s Chili Bowl
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More than a beloved eatery, Ben’s Chili Bowl in Washington, D.C. is a cultural landmark. Owner Virginia Ali shares how culture—and, of course, delicious chili dogs—has helped her family’s restaurant become a pillar of the community on our latest episode. Melissa: Welcome to the cultur(ED) Podcast. I’m Melissa Jezior, your host. On this podcast, I talked […]

EPISODE 6:

Culture: the recipe to pivot and profit with Amy Brandwein

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Culture: the recipe to pivot and profit with Amy Brandwein
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Melissa kicks off season 2 with James Beard-nominated chef Amy Brandwein, who shares how culture has helped her business adjust to—and innovate in—the restaurant industry’s new normal. Melissa Jezior: Welcome to the Cultur(ED) podcast. I’m Melissa Jezior your host. On this podcast, I talk to top culture makers in the world today to unpack the […]

EPISODE 5:

Victoria Blake on winning with a culture of change

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Victoria Blake on winning with a culture of change
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Former Division 1 volleyball player and Eagle Hill Associate Victoria Blake tells Melissa how creating a culture of change led her college team to unprecedented success. Melissa Jezior: Hi, everyone. Welcome to the Cultured Podcast. I’m Melissa Jezior, your host. On this podcast I talk to top culture makers in the world today from different […]

EPISODE 4:

Playing for your teammates: a winning approach with Lindsay Henson

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Playing for your teammates: a winning approach with Lindsay Henson
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How do you find your role on a team, and adapt your strengths to what the team needs for success? Melissa talks teamwork with Lindsay Henson, Director at Eagle Hill and former professional soccer player. Melissa Jezior: Welcome to the cultur(ED) podcast. I’m Melissa Jezior, your host. On this podcast, we have conversations with top […]