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July 2024 Luncheon - Workplace Culture Hacks: 5 Science Backed Hacks to Help Your Business Thrive

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)


Check-in & Networking 11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Program 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

While the “Great Resignation” and “Quiet Quitting” have been filling headlines and news feeds, today’s talent challenges represent a bigger problem – a national labor crisis– that is predicted to last for years or even decades. With too few workers to meet demands, employee thriving and retention have become a strategic imperatives for organizational viability and success. An organization’s culture is the incubator for the employee experience!

During this interactive session, Jamie Lewis Smith, PhD will present the research into the drivers of the labor crisis and the evidence that points to workplace culture solutions to this problem. Jamie will share 5 specific science-backed culture hacks organizations can use to significantly improve employee thriving and reduce turnover. During the session, attendees will complete an assessment of their own organization and will leave with 5 actions they can take right away to improve employee thriving and retention in their organizations.

Program Objectives

  • Understand the current state of the talent landscape and post-pandemic shifts that have occurred in employee expectations
  • Discuss the research-backed case for workplace culture factors impacting employee thriving and retention
  • Assess one’s own organization against the best practices to identify strengths and opportunities to improve
  • Leave with 5 specific actions they can take to improve employee thriving in their organizations


Jamie Lewis Smith, PhD
CEO, Pixel Leadership Group

Jamie Lewis Smith, PhD (aka, the NeHRd Lady) is passionate about making people managers suck less by providing simple, science-backed actions to transform them into empowering leaders (aka Servant Leaders)! She is the founder and CEO of Pixel Leadership Group, a team of “nerdy but fun” executive coaches, psychologists, and data analysts who are on a mission to combat toxic cultures and supercharge employee engagement by bridging the gap between the science and practice of leadership.

Jamie is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who applies her behavioral science expertise to guide leaders and organizations through change. Identified as one of 10 Leadership Coaches to Watch in The American Reporter, Jamie is a sought-after organization development consultant and executive coach for many Fortune 100 and 500 organizations and has worked extensively in the technology, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. She is a contributing member of the Forbes Coaches Council, a published author, and international speaker on the topics of leadership, assessment, and change.

Jamie is on the Board of Directors for Milestones Autism Resources and Open Arms Adoption, both nonprofit organizations located in Northeast Ohio. She lives outside Cleveland, OH with her amazing autistic son, Beckett, and his furry sidekick, Bosco.

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$50 for Members // $60 for Non-Members

Carlisle Inn Sarasota Hotel
3727 Bahia Vista St
Sarasota, FL 34232
Event Contact
Janeth Gonzalez
(941) 757-1664
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Wednesday, July 24, 2024 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)

Check-in & Networking 11:30am to 12:00pm Program begins at 12:00pm

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