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Tackling Toxicity in the Workplace with Kim Baker #94
Episode 9430th June 2023 • The HR L&D Podcast • Nick Day - JGA Payroll Recruitment
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In the episode, Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast by Kim Baker, the Founder/CEO of Vivid Performance Group. In this human performance improvement company, she draws on her corporate background in management, training and human performance to help clients, employees, teams and leaders work better together™.

She achieves this through something Kim calls the “business sandbox”… because “Employees get hired for what they know and do and fired for who they are and how they act”.

Kim Baker is a Certified Reina Trust Building® implementer and 6 Team Conditions Advanced Practitioner. Her vision is to build a world where managers and leaders can create effective teams and coach them to greatness. So through her company, Vivid Performance Group, she utilises proven assessment, training, coaching and facilitation methods that reveal and develop individual and team abilities that can maximise performance.

In this “Tackling Toxicity in the Workplace” episode with Kim Baker on The HR L&D Podcast, we also explore:

  1. What do the words “human resources” mean to you?
  2. How do we go about maximising human performance?
  3. What is "The Business Sandbox"?
  4. What do we do if we have toxicity in the workplace?
  5. What is driving toxicity in the workplace?
  6. What effect did Covid have on workplace toxicity?
  7. What should leaders/managers do to lessen or even prevent it?
  8. How can we make our workplaces less toxic?
  9. Why must “Leaders must become learners”?

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Thanks for listening, folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast soon!