What is Culture? Season 3 – Episode #2: Mind & Body

What is Culture? Podcast - Season Three

Aarti Sharma, Service Delivery Manager at TangoeThis week, we travel to Bangalore, India, which is roughly 8,000 miles (or about 13,000 kilometers) from New York City, for an honest and inspiring conversation with Aarti Sharma, a Service Delivery Manager, who works from Tangoe’s Bangalore office. She’s been with the company just over one year.

In this episode, we cover many topics. We learn that Aarti is a certified Zumba instructor who believes that staying physically fit is one of if not the most important things we can do. (Zumba is an exercise program created by Colombian dancer and choreographer Beto Pérez during the 1990s.)

Aarti also highlights and reminds us that as a Service Delivery Manager, part of her role—or actually part of her purpose—is to help protect Tangoe’s identity.  A profound and courageous statement.

Aarti works the night shift in Bangalore, which is 5PM to 2AM local time. We talk about some of the struggles that come with working those hours and why it’s critical to have an office environment that’s inviting, friendly, collaborative and especially motivational.

This is the first time we’ve featured a Tangoeroo from India on the podcast, and I’m anxious to share. Here is my conversation with the amazing Aarti Sharma. Let’s all learn from her.

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About the Podcast

How does Tangoe—a global organization with over 2,000 employees in 11 countries, who has acquired several organizations throughout its nearly 20-year history—maintain, nurture, or alter its collective company culture? Can it be done? Before answering that, an organization must first discover its culture as it currently exists—without judgement. And that’s precisely what this podcast aims to do. Join us as we rediscover Tangoe’s culture through a series of candid interviews with employees, industry analysts, clients, and more. Learn more about the podcast What is Culture?

If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, please send me an email at Rocco.Lungariello@tangoe.com. And remember: This podcast is available for download on both Apple & Android devices. Look for it today on your favorite podcast app!

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