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The Vermeer Podcast

Building a business requires more than just ambition — you need a dedicated support team along the way. The Vermeer Podcast provides listeners from all industries with support on a variety of business-related topics. Listen for communication tips, retention and recruitment practices, leadership skills, crisis management strategies and much more.

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Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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Scaling for Change Across Generations Teaser

Jason Dorsey, president of the Center for Generational Kinetics, partners with Vermeer to bring you a new podcast series that separates myth from truth when it comes to leading multiple generations during the time of COVID-19 and the period after. Join us for the upcoming Vermeer Podcast series: Scaling for Change Across Generations.

6 May 2020

Rank #1

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Defining a "Generation"

Do you think you have a firm grasp on generational differences and why they are important? In this episode of The Vermeer Podcast, Jason Dorsey, president of the Center for Generational Kinetics, takes us through the basics of understanding how to define a generation and how this effects business communications. Copyright © 2020 The Center for Generational Kinetics, LLC, all rights reserved.

13mins

11 May 2020

Rank #2

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Gen Z in Charge — Are You Ready?

Gen Z, who is that? This generation currently comprises of people born in 1996 to today. While this group might sound too young to affect our business culture now, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In this second episode of The Vermeer Podcast, Jason Dorsey, president of the Center for Generational Kinetics, takes us through the defining moments that are shaping Gen Z and how their past, present and future will influence how we serve, connect and build trust with this generation. Copyright © 2020 The Center for Generational Kinetics, LLC, all rights reserved.

13mins

18 May 2020

Rank #3

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Connecting with Gen Z

Slack, Zoom, Snapchat — Gen Z (people born in 1996 to today) has a communication style that is much different than other generations. In the third episode of The Vermeer Podcast, Jason Dorsey, president of the Center for Generational Kinetics, explains the generational context that has affected Gen Z’s communication style and how you should adapt. Copyright © 2020 The Center for Generational Kinetics, LLC, all rights reserved. © 2020 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

15mins

25 May 2020

Rank #4

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Lead and Engage

When business is down, it’s hard not to panic. In the fourth episode of The Vermeer Podcast, Jason Dorsey, president of the Center for Generational Kinetics, shares five go-to strategies to jump start internal and external business engagement. Copyright © 2020 The Center for Generational Kinetics, LLC, all rights reserved. © 2020 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

12mins

1 Jun 2020

Rank #5

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Looking Ahead

What does the future bring? It’s the million-dollar question that is on everyone’s minds. In the fifth episode of The Vermeer Podcast, Jason Dorsey, president of the Center for Generational Kinetics, shares his three techniques to looking ahead with a positive attitude. Copyright © 2020 The Center for Generational Kinetics, LLC, all rights reserved. Copyright © 2020 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

9mins

8 Jun 2020

Rank #6

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Leading Through a Crisis with Harry Smith, Mary Andringa and Jason Andringa

Over the past 20 years, Vermeer Corporation has survived and grown through market downturns, natural disasters and now the current COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode of The Vermeer Podcast, legendary news broadcaster Harry Smith chats with Vermeer President and CEO Jason Andringa and Vermeer Chair of the Board Mary Andringa about what they've learned leading through several crises.  Vermeer and the Vermeer logo are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. ©2020 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

33mins

20 Jul 2020

Rank #7

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Leading Through a Crisis with Doug Hundt, President, Industrial Solutions

The worst thing you can do in a crisis? Stay silent. Listen in as President, Industrial Solutions Doug Hundt shares three crucial ways to keep confidence up in the marketplace while communicating and caring for your key stakeholders. Vermeer and the Vermeer logo are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. ©2020 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

3mins

23 Jul 2020

Rank #8

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Leading Through a Crisis with Kate Guess, Vice President of Human Resources

If you’re leading your organization through a crisis, burnout can feel unavoidable. Vermeer Vice President of Human Resources Kate Guess shares her strategy for fighting burnout and leading through the long days of COVID-19 and beyond. Vermeer and the Vermeer logo are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. ©2020 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

4mins

27 Jul 2020

Rank #9

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Leading Through a Crisis with Mark Core, Executive Vice President, Forage and Lifecycle and CMO

The importance of setting a clear goal for your organization in a crisis became clear to Executive Vice President, Forage and Lifecycle and CMO Mark Core in the days immediately following the 2018 tornado. Listen in as he shares how it’s not only motivating to your team, but to those depending on your brand in the marketplace. Vermeer and the Vermeer logo are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. ©2020 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

3mins

28 Jul 2020

Rank #10