The Blue Collar Scholar
In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Tony interviews a special guest Jim Bohn, Principal at ProAxios. Jim has been in the corporate world for over 40 years in different capacities and different leadership roles. Jim is a “blue collar scholar” who loves working with people and teams and specializes in energizing teams to build strong performances.
In this episode, Jim talks about how to bring people to the forefront of the organization and give them the recognition they need to motivate them. He believes that an organization must always keep their employees in mind to make sure that they don’t feel that they are on the outskirts of the organization.
Jim also talks about mergers and acquisitions and how to ease through the transition to make it successful. He also stresses that in a corporate culture, you must utilize every tool at your disposal to achieve the desired result. He also says that if someone is not working with you to achieve that goal, you kindly but firmly say that they have to find another role. He explains how to tackle a chronic problem in an organization to achieve the goal of the organization.
Jim believes in the power of recognition and how it drives an individual to become motivated to produce the results that an organization requires from them. Listen to this week’s episode to learn more about the “Blue Collar Scholar” and how to empower employees to produce outstanding work for your team or organization.
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