The Vermeer Podcast

Leading Through a Crisis

Over the past 20 years, Vermeer Corporation has survived and grown through market downturns, natural disasters and now the current COVID-19 pandemic. We’re excited to continue The Vermeer Podcast with a new series of content focused on lessons learned leading through a crisis. These episodes tap into the experience of Vermeer leaders from different areas of the business and share their top tips for managing an organization during uncertain times.

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Leading Through a Crisis with Steve Van Dusseldorp, Vice President and CFO

Leading through a crisis starts with preparation. In this episode of The Vermeer Podcast, Vermeer Vice President and CFO Steve Van Dusseldorp shares the important relationships to build and maintain so you can financially navigate the unexpected with long-term success in mind.

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Leading Through a Crisis with Bill Blackorby, Vice President of Operations

When a crisis disrupts your organization's operations, how do you keep your business moving forward? Vermeer Vice President of Operations Bill Blackorby shares four key ideas for leaders to keep in mind. Get out your notes and tune in for this quick-hit episode on leading through a crisis.

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Leading Through a Crisis with Brianne Schulte, Senior Director of Strategy, Risk and Financial Planning

There are two sides to every crisis – what you can do in the moment from a tactical perspective and how you can use the crisis as an opportunity to rethink your strategy. Senior Director of Strategy, Risk and Financial Planning Brianne Schulte shares her tips for both in this episode of The Vermeer Podcast.

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Episode 4: 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.

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Episode 3: 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.

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Episode 2: 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.

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Episode 1: Leading Through a Crisis with Harry Smith, Mary Andringa and Jason Andringa

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.

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Scaling for Change Across Generations

 

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, uplifting strategies and much more.

Episode 5: Looking Ahead - Scaling for Change Across Generations

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.

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Episode 4: Lead and Engage - Scaling for Change Across Generations

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.

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Episode 3: Connecting with Gen Z - Scaling for Change Across Generations

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.

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Episode 2: Gen Z in Charge — Are You Ready? - Scaling for Change Across Generations

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.

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Episode 1: Defining a "Generation" - Scaling for Change Across Generations

Do you think you have a firm grasp on generational differences and why they are important? In this inaugural 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. Listen now.

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