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2nd Apr 2020

#2 - Jerry Gratton from Trailblaze Partners

Nikki’s guest is Jerry Gratton, Founder and CPO of Vancouver-based Trailblaze Partners. His areas of expertise include HR, learning & development, communications and software services. He has held key leadership roles at some of the most successful companies in Vancouver, including O2E Brands, Crystal Decisions, 1-800-GOT-JUNK, and Aritzia. On this podcast, Jerry explains that in the decades that he has been leading remote teams, he has learned they can be even more productive than onsite teams. Some key tips for leaders include, leading your teams with empathy and allowing team members more flexibility in how they work. 

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About the Podcast

The WFH Show
How the world's leading companies keep their teams connected and engaged while working remotely.
On The WFH Show, hosted by Nikki Weisgarber, you'll hear from some of the world's leading companies on how they're keeping their teams connected, engaged, and effective while working remotely. Join us as we figure it out together.

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Nikki Weisgarber

Nikki is the Director of Client Success at Kudos where she leads the amazing team of humans that are responsible for helping businesses build a culture of appreciation. Prior to joining Kudos, Nikki has held roles at Nasdaq, Marketwired, and Greystone Managed Investments. She is an avid photographer and enjoys Crossfit training, olympic lifting, powerlifting, basketball, football and being a mom to 2 active girls. In her free time, she’s been binging Tiger King on Netflix, listing to Brene Brown’s podcast “Unlocking Us” and reading “Drive” by Daniel Pink.

About Kudos: Kudos is a private social network that allows you to connect your team to your company and one another through peer-to-peer recognition and enhanced communication. The Kudos system can also help you communicate your brand, connect your team to your culture and reinforce your values. These are the essential elements for creating a foundation for employee engagement.”