As a leader, it’s easy to get wrapped up in your own day-to-day activities that you don’t make yourself available to your team.
Go to this meeting, send that report, answer that email….it can be overwhelming and leave you with little time to hear what your team has to say.
If this story sounds familiar and you’re ready to motivate and engage your peers in an unprecedented way, you are going to love this episode.

Today, we’re excited to have on the show, transformation artist and startup culture expert, Katie McLaughlin.

In this conversation, Laura and Katie talk about how intentionality helps build thriving workplace cultures. They dive deep into how as a leader, staying connected to your team has a direct impact on business outcomes, and how leveraging data from other areas of your company can assist in how you show up for your team.

When you’re a leader, every interaction counts. Building intentional moments by finding ways to stay connected with your team isn’t as hard as you may think. Listen until the end of this episode and start building a prosperous work culture among your peers today!

Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 33 where Laura interviews co-authors of The Parental Leave Playbook, Amy Beacom and Ed.D. and Sue Campbell, then go back and check it out!

In this episode, we cover:
-What theatre has to do with leadership and organizations.
-What the concept of culture means in startup companies.
-Tactics leaders can use to create their cultures intentionally.
-Mistakes leaders make as they build their culture.
-The power of engagement surveys.
-Why prioritizing people is the best way to ensure business success.

Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-Visit Katie’s website at and connect with her LinkedIn profiles as Katie and the McLaughlin Method.
-Grab Katie’s engagement action plan here!
-Find your Free Values Worksheet HERE and take action on what matters most today!

Connect with Laura:
-Follow The Catch Group on LinkedIn.
-Follow the show on Instagram @thecatchgroup.
-Enjoying what you hear? Follow and leave a review HERE.

More about Katie McLaughlin:

Katie provides Leadership & Culture transformation for mature startups — helping leaders create inclusive cultures, build emotional intelligence, work through their assumptions & biases so they can actually connect with, and get the MOST out of their teams. 

She does this all through interactive, experiential,theatre-based exercises. Her bias for action is HIGH, so attendees to her sessions always leave with at least one action item to immediately do to shift something in your behavior, relationships, and company. Working with Katie, you benefit from the powerhouse combo of her theatre background and over 15 years in the heart of business strategy, organizational development, and change management. 

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