CollabTalk Podcast | Episode 26


For Episode 26, I shared some personal stories from different points in time in my career on my experiences impacting change within the enterprise, and the lessons learned in finding and supporting “Digital Workplace Champions” to help make change “stick.”. You can listen to the podcast above and follow me using your favorite app, such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, or the iHeartRadio app. Be sure to subscribe!

A bit more detail on the topics covered in this episode:

  • Story #1 (The Long Walk Home) is about how I embarrassed my son as a way to change his behavior [2:45]
  • Story #2 (The Overly Eager Manager) is about a painful lesson learned about not burning bridges to achieve your goals [10:31]
  • Story #3 (The Morning Stand Up Meeting) is about a very successful experience in building trust and making lasting change [19:34]
  • Understanding your organizational culture is the key to making lasting change [28:42]

Enjoy this week’s episode, and be sure to subscribe for more content like this every Friday, as well as interviews with Microsoft MVPs and Regional Directors every Monday. Thanks for listening!

Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (, leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.