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Work. Shouldnt. Suck.

Tim Cynova

Work. Shouldnt. Suck.

 1 person rated this podcast
Work. Shouldnt. Suck.

Tim Cynova

Work. Shouldnt. Suck.

Work. Shouldnt. Suck.

Tim Cynova

Work. Shouldnt. Suck.

 1 person rated this podcast

Welcome to Work Shouldn’t Suck, where co-hosts Tim Cynova and Lauren Ruffin guide you on an illuminating journey to reimagine the modern workplace through the lens of equity, inclusion, and justice. In this thought-provoking podcast, Tim and Lauren engage in candid conversations with a diverse array of guests, tackling the complex intersection of workplace policies, practices, and language that can perpetuate harm, racism, and oppression. By asking the essential question, "How might we co-create workplaces that center equity, inclusion, and justice?", they uncover practical approaches to foster transformative change in organizations of all types. From discussing grief in the workplace to shared leadership, power dynamics, and building hybrid or fully distributed workplaces that respect work-life balance, Tim and Lauren connect these timely topics to strategies for recruitment, hiring, engagement, and creating psychologically safe environments. They also delve into fostering healthy conflict, promoting transparency, and ensuring accountability across teams and organizations.

ABOUT THE CO-HOSTS: Tim Cynova, Principal of Work. Shouldn’t. Suck., is a management consultant, certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and trained mediator. With a breadth of experience in shared leadership model, equitable hiring processes, and inclusive people-centered org design, Tim is dedicated to helping companies co-create environments where everyone can thrive.

Lauren Ruffin is an innovative thinker, designer, and leader, passionate about building strong, sustainable, and anti-racist systems and organizations. She is a Professor of Worldbuilding and Visualizing Futures at Arizona State University where she explores the unprecedented and rapid political and social changes taking place in every facet of our lives, largely due to advances in technology.

Join Tim and Lauren on Work Shouldn’t Suck, where they challenge conventional wisdom and empower you to create more equitable, inclusive, and just workplaces. Subscribe now to continue your journey towards transforming the way you work and thrive.

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