Ken Bombace and his company Global Threat Solutions work in an industry of extremes. Extreme deadlines. Extreme challenges. And sometimes extreme danger. So I knew he’d be a great interview for our Troublemakers podcast.

For years, the phrase “Employee Engagement,” was thrown about in HR departments as though the responsibility for work success was all on the employees. Then Work Institute’s Thomas Mahan, Ph.D. and Danny Nelm came along and turned that on its head.