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The BuffaLowdown | CultureShoc’s February 2023 Newsletter

By February 21, 2023insights

CultureShoc’s February BuffaLowdown Newsletter is full of exciting updates and important insights for leaders looking to improve their organizations. From learning opportunities and new certifications to personal milestones and thought-provoking blogs, there’s something for everyone in this edition.

In Joe Jurec’s latest blog, “How A Well-Intentioned Leader’s Lack of Self-Awareness Holds Back Their People,” he shares his experience facilitating the Tree Care Industry Association’s Winter Management Conference alongside renowned author and thought leader, Liz Wiseman. Joe’s workshops and group discussions drew out the collective wisdom of the group and ensured the practical application of learning from the conference.

The blog raises important points about the impact of a leader’s self-awareness on their team. Joe highlights the importance of creating a safe space for team members to be open and honest without fear of repercussion. Blind spots can hold back an entire team and hinder growth and progress. The blog is a must-read for anyone looking to improve their leadership skills and create a more productive and positive work environment.

In other news, Jim Tennant, Professional EOS Implementer®, was recently featured on The Savvy Marketer Podcast. The episode, “Is Your Company Hitting a Growth Ceiling? Get Traction with EOS,” is available for free on YouTube. Jim shares his insights on how EOS can help companies break through growth ceilings and reach their full potential.

CultureShoc’s ITS Leaders Community Forum is also a hot topic in this edition. Enrollment is open for this 5-day open-enrollment development program, which kicks off on March 8th & 9th. The program is designed to help executive teams retain and develop their high-potential individual contributors and next-gen executives. If you’re interested, reach out to to schedule a charge meeting and discuss whether this or one of our other development solutions is the best fit for you and your team.

Kimberly Dyer, a Certified EOS Implementer® & Kolbe Certified™ Consultant, recently earned her ‘Six Types of Working Genius Certified’ certification. This new certification will allow her to help teams discover their gifts and transform their work using Patrick Lencioni’s Working Genius. If you’re curious about this process and how it can help your team, reach out to Kimberly for more information.

On a more personal note, CultureShoc’s Senior ITS Coach, Pete Honsberger, and his wife Jenna, welcomed their second little girl, Summer Monroe Honsberger, into the world on February 4th. It’s always exciting to hear about personal milestones and new additions to the CultureShoc family.

As always, Joe Jurec provides a thought-provoking parting thought in this newsletter. He challenges readers to reflect on what behaviors they were rewarded for earlier in their career that may be hurting their people now. Blind spots can be detrimental to progress, and it’s important for leaders to seek out criticism and improve self-awareness to avoid these pitfalls.

Overall, CultureShoc’s February BuffaLowdown Newsletter is a valuable resource for anyone looking to improve their leadership skills and create a more positive work environment. From learning opportunities to personal milestones, there’s something for everyone in this edition.