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Nowhere To Go But Up


Sep 23, 2020

In this episode I have an awesome conversation with Shelley Smith about her books, podcasts, and work place culture. We also dive into what the work place landscape is lining up to be with remote or telecommuting.

You can find Shelley here:

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Twitter: @premierrapport

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LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelleydsmithpremierrapport/

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Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/ShelleySmith.PremierRapport/ 

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Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/premier_rapport/

Website:

http://www.premierrapport.com/

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Shelley host's these podcasts:

The Culture Hour and Your Morning Commute

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Expert Corporate Culture Curator & Adviser Leader of Leaders
Shelley D. Smith
Shelley D. Smith is a best-selling author, senior consultant and analyst with Predictive Index,
and Founder & CEO of Premier Rapport consulting firm. Her experience over the past 35+ years
has earned her a reputation as the Creator of the Culture Inquiry in businesses all along the east
coast, and beyond. Her success stems from the strength of her personal approach, asking tough
questions to hone in on pain points and areas of growth opportunity. Her focus is around
people, talent and culture optimization. She is a certified senior Predictive Index Analyst,
Certified Professional Culture Curator, Social Science Officer for M60 and Certified Talent
Optimizer.
A highly-sought after speaker and business culture inquiry consultant, Shelley asks tough
questions to hone in on pain points and areas of opportunity for companies to grow. The most
recent of her five published books, titled How to Avoid Culture Big Fat Failures (BFF), has rattled
and disrupted corporate America in a highly effective manner. Her culture approach includes
four phases: inquiry, analysis, creation, and curation. Numerous C-suite executives have tapped
Shelley for her sharp insight and professional recommendations to shape the culture they’ve
envisioned, increase profitability, decrease employee turnover, and retain top talent.
Companies of all sizes are taking note of Shelley’s ability to put out fires as well as cultivate a
company culture which is more fire-resistant moving forward. The Premier Rapport consulting
firm delivers authentic, focused, actionable, and measurable results in a timely fashion, with an
emphasis on long-term solutions and total Talent and Culture Optimization.
Find Shelley’s advice and wisdom in various publications (Forbes, Entrepreneur, Money Inc.,
Business Insider, HR C-Suite, Startup Growth, and more) podcasts, DisruptHR events, SHRM
events, and culture conferences, as well as her blog.
Born into a family of entrepreneurs, Shelley has been working since the age of 11 at the family
restaurant, auction, and flea market. The family motto is “never work for anyone else,” a lesson
that Shelley took to heart. After 25 years of working for others, Shelley had experience in every
aspect of a company, yielding a deep understanding of the inner workings of the corporate and
small business worlds.
Shelley also holds certifications through Predictive Index, Marriott International in Leadership
Development, Strategic Thinking, Revenue Management, Teams & Collaboration, Managing
Profit, Sales & Marketing, Supervisor Development, CDP Development, Task Force
Management, Opening Strategies, and Feasibility Studies. Shelley trains leaders internationally
as Certified Professional Culture Curators. 2019 Entrepreneurial Excellence Award Recipient.

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Shelley continually gives back to the community through her service on a variety of boards.
Peninsula SHRM, Boys and Girls Club, Peninsula Womens' Network, Real Woman Collective
Action, Catholic Charities, Network Peninsula, The Honor Foundation and more.

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Here is where you can find me:

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Linktree:

https://linktr.ee/Nowheretogobutup

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