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Hybrid Workplace Leadership

with Debbie Goodman-Bhyat



Debbie Goodman-Bhyat is a highly accomplished executive coach, author, and entrepreneur based in South Africa. She is the founder and CEO of Jack Hammer, an executive search and leadership advisory firm that operates throughout Africa.

 In 2003, she founded Jack Hammer, which quickly grew into one of the most respected firms in the industry. Under her leadership, the firm has worked with some of the largest corporations and organizations in Africa, including Standard Bank, Eskom, and the World Bank.

Goodman-Bhyat is also an author and speaker. Her first book, “IntheFlow: Taking Mindfulness to Work,” was published in 2016 and has been widely praised for its practical insights into how mindfulness can improve performance and productivity in the workplace. She is also a regular contributor to business and leadership publications such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Business Insider.

Throughout her career, Goodman-Bhyat has been recognized for her contributions to the business community. In 2018, she was named a finalist for the Business Woman of the Year award by the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She has also been featured in numerous media outlets, including CNBC Africa, Business Day, and The Sunday Times.

“leaders are human too”

-Debbie Goodman-Bhyat

Are you a leader struggling to navigate the challenges of a hybrid work environment? If so, you need to listen to the “Hybrid Workplace Leadership” episode of the EO Wonder podcast by Debbie Goodman-Bhyat. In this episode, Debbie shares her expert insights on how to lead in a hybrid workplace and create an environment where employees can thrive, regardless of their work location.

One of the key takeaways from the episode is the importance of communication in a hybrid workplace. Debbie stresses the need for leaders to establish clear communication protocols and ensure that all employees have access to communication channels, regardless of where they work. By doing so, leaders can build a cohesive team that works together towards common goals, despite physical distance.

Debbie also highlights the importance of inclusion in a hybrid workplace. She suggests that leaders should create opportunities for virtual social events, training and development programs, and cross-functional collaboration to ensure that everyone feels engaged and valued.

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