That push for stronger company culture is at the core of Lifting People Up: The Power of Recognition, our Indie Groundbreaking Book for the month of August. Written by Susan Smith Kuczmarski and Thomas D. Kuczmarski, both experts on matters of business leadership and innovation, Lifting People Upmakes a compelling argument for people-centered organizations. The term the Kuczmarskis use is “peopleship,” which they define as “a leadership approach focused on cultivating and motivating people.” An organization that implements peopleship can boost morale, energize employees, increase engagement, foster strong employee relationships, solve turnover problems, and more.
An event named The Innovators’ Guide to Chicago will take place next month at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Luke Tanen — president and CEO of Chicago Innovation — joins the Noon Business Hour.