Bryan Ungard (Episode 9)
What does it mean for a company to flourish? Profits alone aren’t enough according to Bryan Ungard Chief Purpose Officer for Decurion Management Company; the personal development of the human beings that compose a company are of equal importance. Bryan is working to reshape the relationship between employees and their company to the benefit of all. The traditional outlook is transactional, the worker is a means to another’s ends. Bryan’s job is to operate the business so there is no tradeoff between excellent business performance and human flourishing; by investing in an employee or member’s development beyond simply job training is how a business flourishes. Listen as Bryan and Carol explore the concept of an authentic human community and as Bryan lays out the four axioms for crafting a meaningful, sacred space for personal and business growth.
Bryan has more than 30 years of experience in technology, business, and organizational transformation. He started his career as an IT systems developer, designer, and architect. He co-founded and served for more than 15 years as partner and principal consultant of Silenus Group, a systems integration firm that provided systems and services to companies such as IBM, Ford, La-Z-Boy, and Caterpillar, in addition to numerous small and medium-sized businesses. After Silenus Group, he consulted in the healthcare industry and began his practice in organizational transformation. Bryan received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Hiram College and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
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