A Culture of Caring & Active Listening – Episode 52

Our guest is Bob Selle – Chief People Officer at Ocean State Job Lot.

Bob is recognized as an HR Icon, Futurist, and Culture Transformation Influencer. Together with his team is leading a transformation that has named Ocean State Job Lot a Forbes Best Midsize Employer three of the past four years and has received DEI recognition and multi state safety and associate wellbeing awards.

Also, as a believer in collaboration and giving back, Bob is committed to pay it forward by consulting and advising several startups. His volunteer work includes the Rhode Island Free Clinic and mentoring at the Non violence Institute.

In this episode of Scaling Culture, Ron and Bob discuss:

  • How critical it is to practice active and deep listening to create a culture of trust and belonging
  • Ocean State Job Lot systems and processes to stay focused on the wellness of their associates and making sure people love coming to work
  • Some great questions every company should be asking themselves when trying to redesign a workplace in the post-pandemic world

For more information about Bob and to follow his work go to bobsellethehrguy.com or just connect with him on LinkedIn.

For more information about the Scaling Culture Podcast or our upcoming book and Masterclass “Scaling Culture”, go to connollyowens.com

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