Prioritizing Joy at Work with David Reed

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Many companies strive to build a strong culture of happy, fulfilled employees. But how often are those culture-building efforts put into genuine practices that elevate the whole system? In today’s episode we are joined by David Reed who shares his leadership journey on how to really consider each individual employee’s needs and path to joy, in order to build a win-win culture.

David is the President of Equilibar, a privately held, people focused company that provides innovative fluid control technology. Equilibar places high priority on building a cohesive team that recognizes and mentors talent. David makes it a priority to not just talk a good game around culture and mentorship but actually operationalize that vision into daily life. 

Laura and David discuss how to create joy at work among your employees, building a transparent, autonomous, and supportive culture, and how putting employees first ultimately contributes to profit and success.

In today’s episode:

3:30- How to lead through trust

12:25- Leadership skills that put relationships and win-win first

21:00- The relationship between investing in a trusting culture while also providing autonomy

26:45- Designing roles around joy

36:00- David’s biggest takeaways on leading a people focused company

About the 10X Impact Conversations Podcast

We believe you matter, your work matters, and your business matters. The 10X Impact Conversations podcast is designed to help you thrive in life and work using science, coaching, and conscious practices you can integrate today. In each episode, our host Laura Jaurez discusses or interviews leaders and experts to uncover how people and organizations are making the world better through their own evolution, relationships, and work.

This podcast is a production of 10X Leadership Lab – a conscious executive coaching and consulting practice committed to making the world better by making business better. To learn more about how we can support you and your business, visit us at

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