At Work with The Ready

Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin have helped teams around the world adopt more modern ways of working and on At Work with The Ready they’re sharing the inside scoop with you, too. Whether you’re struggling with a carousel of ineffective meetings, annual strategy sessions that go nowhere, or decision-making churn that never ceases, they’ve seen it all and are here to help. In each episode, they'll break down common workplace challenges and show you the moves—both big and small—to start making real, lasting change. (Formerly “Brave New Work” with Aaron Dignan and Rodney Evans)

Management
Entrepreneurship
Business
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7. Sync or Swim: Riding the Waves of Async Work
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin explore why companies default to face time and how async practices that align with the job to be done are the future.
47 min
2
6. If You're Faking It, You Won't Make It
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin explore why we struggle to talk about our feelings around change and how it’s holding us back from true transformation.
47 min
3
5. Silos Are For Corn, Not For People
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin investigate why we continue to work in silos even when we know all their problems, and how to start breaking the walls down.
45 min
4
4. Return to Office: Real Issue or Handy Distra...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin explore all the important questions we’re not answering when we’re fighting about “return to office” mandates.
40 min
5
3. How 1:1 Meetings Are Messing Up Your Culture
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin explore why certain organizations rely heavily on 1:1 meetings to get things done and how they’re actually damaging their teams and culture.
39 min
6
2. Your PowerPoint Deck Is Not a Strategy
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin explore why strategy as we know it, shape it, and do it so often fails and what to do instead.
40 min
7
163/1. A Brave New Chapter
Aaron Dignan, Rodney Evans, and Sam Spurlin talk about the show’s past, present, and future in this special trio episode.
35 min
8
The Future of HR: The End Is Just the Beginning
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin reflect on our Future of HR miniseries and what they learned along the way.
39 min
9
The Future of HR: Creating Irresistible Workpla...
Rodney Evans talks with guest Josh Bersin about HR’s role at the crossroads of the future of work.
45 min
10
The Future of HR: AUA Confidential Edition
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin dig into our anonymous question box and share their thoughts on HR problems facing listeners.
47 min
11
The Future of HR: Slaying Your Company’s Org De...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin explore how to free HR from the clutches of organizational debt and free up capacity.
44 min
12
The Future of HR: HR’s Data Dilemma and Breakin...
Rodney Evans and guest Brian Elliott explore how to find and use data to make big changes in HR.
50 min
13
The Future of HR: Finding a Third Way with AI T...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin continue their conversation about meaningfully exploring how AI will impact HR.
23 min
14
The Future of HR: Finding a Third Way with AI T...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin set all the fear and hype aside to meaningfully explore how AI could impact HR.
36 min
15
The Future of HR: Putting the “Change” Back in ...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin talk about the future of change agents within HR departments and how they can help unlock the dynamic Talent Marketplace that fuels Mission-Based Teams.
42 min
16
The Future of HR: Why Being CPO Is Just the Har...
Rodney Evans talks with guest Hebba Youssef about why the CPO role is the hardest job at any company.
48 min
17
The Future of HR: Giving HRBPs the Future-of-Wo...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin talk about where the HRBP role went wrong and how it needs to change to embrace the future.
36 min
18
The Future of HR: Building Your Capabilities Pt...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin finish their talk about the six key capabilities every HR department needs to learn, strengthen, and evolve to succeed in the future of work.
28 min
19
The Future of HR: Building Your Capabilities, P...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin talk about the six key capabilities every HR department needs to learn, strengthen, and evolve to succeed in the future of work.
40 min
20
The Future of HR: Convincing Your Coworkers and...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin discuss why getting buy-in is so difficult in HR and how to win over the most resistant parts of your organization.
37 min
21
The Future of HR: Your Mission, Should You Choo...
Rodney Evans and Sam Spurlin launch our new mini series all about The Future of HR.
39 min
22
We’re Taking a Brave New Break [Bonus]
Aaron Dignan and Rodney Evans share some news about the future of the show.
5 min
23
Our Hosts in the Wild - The Anxious Achiever: W...
Aaron joins Morra Aarons-Mele on The Anxious Achiever to talk about mental health in the workplace.
41 min
24
162. Live from SXSW: Busting Workplace Myths wi...
Aaron Dignan, Rodney Evans and Brian Elliott tackle 5 sticky workplace myths in front of a live audience.
49 min
25
Can Hybrid Work....Work? [Rebroadcast]
In this episode, we unpack why floppy hybrid models are doomed to fail, different flavors of creativity (that don’t rely on glass-walled conference rooms), and what the most adaptive path forward could look like.
37 min