Make Work Better, With Betterworks’ CEO Doug Dennerline and VP of HR Transformation Jamie Aitken

Podcast: Politely Pushy with Eric Chemi

March 15, 2023 | Hosted by Eric Chemi

What motivates people to do good work? That’s the question on Jamie Aitken and Doug Dennerline’s mind as they tackle some of the American workforce’s most challenging problems. The answer, they discovered, is quickly changing due in large part to the pandemic. Luckily for us, they compiled their research in their new book “Make Work Better,” chronicling among other things: how great bosses lead, give feedback, and empower employees. At Betterworks, a performance management solutions company, Jamie and Doug are aiming to eliminate the traditional performance management review process by helping people set goals, get better progress updates and stop relying on “memory bias” for regular performance reviews. Because who doesn’t hate the annual performance review? And for more on this topic, listen to this week’s episode to hear it straight from Jamie and Doug. P.S. you can order the book here (for you, or your boss):