For all show notes, please visit https://www.ajoconnor.com/HRstudio/podcasts/Melanie-Katzman. Melanie Katzman discusses the importance of connecting with others to personally build a foundation of trust and what organizations can do to build that trust in their culture. Katzman has found that connecting with others as humans is the solution to almost any workplace conflict, a topic she touches on in this podcast. HR leaders will pick up actionable advice on how to connect with others, as well as an important message for HR leaders about how to bring about change, starting with you. Dr. Melanie Katzman is a business psychologist, advisor, and consultant to the world’s top public and private companies, government agencies and nonprofits. She is the founder of Katzman Consulting and a founding partner of the social enterprise Leaders’ Quest. Katzman was a Senior Fellow at The Wharton School’s Center for Leadership and Change Management and cocreated/hosted the show “Women@Work” on SiriusXM Satellite Radio. She has been featured in the Financial Times, New York Times, O Magazine, South China Morning Post, Vanity Fair, and on ABC-TV, CBS-TV, and Lifetime. She lives in New York City.
Business storyteller, author, and leadership speaker Paul Smith explains the 'art and the science' behind leadership storytelling, a skill all HR Leaders can and should develop to successfully influence others. In this episode, Paul shares ten important stories that all leaders need to be able to tell, followed by two that HR leaders, in particular, need to have at their disposal. Paul explains the key elements of a successful story and eight questions each story should answer. He concludes with examples. Learn how to tell stories and serve your organization by coaching your leaders to uncover stories for internal stakeholders and external customers.
Paul Smith is one of the world’s leading experts on organizational storytelling and one of Inc Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018 He’s the bestselling author of several books, including Lead with a Story, Sell with a Story and Parenting with a Story and a 20-year former executive at Procter Gamble His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal Time Forbes and Fast Company among others.