In the Taking the Lead podcast episode “Building a culture of open communication and transparency with Marina Golemis,” host Christina Brady discusses with Marina Golemis, the Senior Director of Sales at ShipBob, the importance of open communication and transparency in building a company culture. Golemis, who transitioned from various roles to her current position, shares her insights on information sharing, feedback, and work-life satisfaction.
She emphasizes the importance of sharing information with the team to get them more engaged in their roles. Golemis also discusses the importance of being real people at work, sharing personal experiences, and maintaining a balance between work and personal life. She shares her experience of receiving feedback about her use of humor to downplay tough situations and how it led to significant change in her approach.
The episode offers valuable insights into the importance of open communication and transparency in building a company culture, the role of feedback in initiating significant change, and the importance of work-life satisfaction. It also highlights the significance of information sharing in getting team members more engaged in their roles and the value of being real people at work.