Talking with a warrior of Courage – Interview with Ryan Berman

by Dec 12, 2019

I’m really excited about this enewsletter because I get the opportunity to share my conversation with Ryan Berman. Ryan is author of the book, Return on Courage: A Business Playbook for Courageous Change, and the founder of consulting firm, Courageous, who helps clients build courageous brands.

Of course, one thing we talked about was core values. Ryan shared that one way he and his team stay on track with their core values – sacrifice, speed, magic, and relevance – is to ask clients to rate them every quarter in these four areas. Then they use the feedback to continually improve.

This got me to thinking, how would you do if your employees rated themselves, their managers, and the organization on your core values? Would the results show everyone is staying on track?

Anyway, learn more about this and other courageous things you can do to build a courageous brand by clicking here to watch this 31 minute video. (Head’s up: It’s just our talking heads, so you can listen without watching if you like.)

Stick around until the end and get a 15% off promo code to purchase socks from Ryan’s own courageous brand, Sock Problems, which socks problems in the face by donating to charity. Stick socks in your stockings this holiday season. The charity gets some funding. Your loved ones get some cool socks.

Enjoy!

-Catherine & the Civility Partners

About Catherine Mattice

Catherine Mattice, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is President of consulting and training firm, Civility Partners, and has been successfully providing programs in workplace bullying and building positive workplaces since 2007. Her clients include Fortune 500’s, the military, several universities and hospitals, government agencies, small businesses and nonprofits. She has published in a variety of trade magazines and has appeared several times on NPR, FOX, NBC, and ABC as an expert, as well as in USA Today, Inc Magazine, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, and more. Catherine is Past-President of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), San Diego Chapter and teaches at National University. In his book foreword, Ken Blanchard called her book, BACK OFF! Your Kick-Ass Guide to Ending Bullying at Work, “the most comprehensive and valuable handbook on the topic.” She recently released a second book entitled, SEEKING CIVILITY: How Leaders, Managers and HR Can Create a Workplace Free of Bullying.

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