Claude Silver is the Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies, founded in 2009. Claude’s passion is facilitating growth and change in people, teams and companies. She is dedicated to helping people find meaning in what they are doing; and guiding colleagues in identifying and remove roadblocks. Claude cultivates the heart of the agency’s success, its people. Kyle O’Connor joined Claude at VaynerMedia’s New York office to discuss how they have built and maintained a ‘people first’ culture.
Denise Yosafat is a Consultant and Executive/Leadership Coach for AJO, specializing in strategic planning, organizational development and change management.
Most recently Denise has added author to her biography by writing "The Power of CHOICE: Six Steps to Get What You Want out of Life." Her new book and the subject of making choices and decisions is the topic for this episode.
What do you find disruptive in HR? What does HR need to do to reinvent itself to minimize the disruption, to navigate the changing landscape and to rebrand itself to its business partners - to ensure a seat at the table? Nancy Harris joins Kyle O’Connor to discuss these thought-provoking topics.
Chris Nickerson discusses career planning, an overlooked and yet critical professional development activity. A career map and annual inquiry ensures purposeful career choices are made, as well as helping to protect against the winds of change and inevitable career journey bumps.
Chris Nickerson shares his career framework and strategies that will help you manage your career and outperform your peers.
Dr. Paula Caligiuri, author of Cultural Agility: Building a Pipeline of Successful Global Professionals, discusses three competencies that predict success in other cultures. She also discusses a unique program for high-potential employees to gain cultural agility and leadership skills necessary to grow, innovate and create competitive advantage in our global economy.
Linda Hlavac hosts a discussion on the importance and impact of learning agility with Dr. Linda Gravett, co-author of Learning Agility: The Impact on Recruitment and Retention. Linda makes the business case for how and why HR professionals need to understand and develop learning agility for personal and organizational success.
In this episode, Linda Hlavac interviews Dr. John P. Kotter, an authority on leadership and change. We learn John’s perspective on how change has evolved over the past 20 years; what leaders and their teams struggle most with when it comes to change or transformation initiatives; his latest book (That’s Not How We Do It Here!); and advice for aspiring HR leaders.
In this episode, Guy Pedelini, VP of HR at Dialogic shares his career journey, lessons learned and critical skills and competencies acquired. He offers advice on how HR can contribute to organizational strategy. Guy has been described by his colleagues as having the strength to focus HR efforts to truly support a business and its strategic plan.
The Importance of Networking and Connecting. Matthew West of Advice Personnel talks to Linda Hlavac about his (unplanned) career path and how he leveraged his natural propensity for networking and connecting with people, as well as a tenacity and curiosity to become a Chief Talent Officer of his previous company. He shares thoughts on critical skills needed by HR professionals and offers advice on how to successfully network for personal and professional growth.
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Amir Ghannad discusses becoming a transformative leader – to boldly declare, courageously pursue and abundantly achieve the extraordinary. He offers advice for HR leaders on preparing for and excelling in a leadership role. Amir’s coaching and training has empowered hundreds of leaders to deliver extraordinary results and achieve personal satisfaction and fulfillment.
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Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is the number one executive coach and thought leader on leadership coaching. This episode will be of interest to all listeners who coach others in leadership roles; through internal/external coaching roles; or informally coaching colleagues. Learn the pitfalls and superstitions to which smart leaders become susceptible and what it takes to improve leadership skills and become a better coach.
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Dr. Steven Lindner shares important insights on talent acquisition and leadership development. From his work in the field of talent acquisition and assessment, Dr. Lindner reveals what research has uncovered on how candidates are selected for interviews, the impact of employment gaps in a resume, and how to mitigate them. He will also share key success factors in hiring and discuss the benefits of instituting leadership development programs.
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Career Advice for Aspiring Leaders: Hustle & the Perils of “Busy”
Misti Burmeister explains why and how to hustle to get to know yourself; find your passion; and advance your career. She shares a model for personal development and advises aspiring leaders to develop people the same way you mine for gold. She draws from those who have inspired her. Her energy and advice will leave you ready to hustle to advance your career.
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Michael Lee Stallard – Helping Leaders Create Cultures That Connect
Michael Lee Stallard defines the meaning of culture within the organizational context. He describes three distinct types of sub-cultures and illustrates with two noteworthy examples of highly connected cultures – The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the band U2. He concludes with ideas on how leaders can build a culture of connection in their organizations.
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What makes up a top 10% Change Management Practitioner?
Daryl Conner discusses Change Management Practitioners and what makes a High Impact Change Practitioner. The perspective Daryl brings to his work is informed by the patterns of success and failure he’s documented during his four decades of advising senior executives as they orchestrate fundamental change.
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Author, speaker, trend-watcher and HR thought-leader Ian Ziskin gives listeners a preview of tomorrow’s Human Resources function and skill sets.
Ian’s global leadership experience includes serving as CHRO in Northrop Grumman, Qwest Communications and TRW. He has written two books: THREE: The Human Resources Emerging Executive and Willbe: 13 Reasons WillBe’s are Luckier than WannaBe’s. He’s a contributing author to The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders.
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Doug Kirkpatrick discusses the implementation and structure of a self-managed organization. He is the author of Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization; an organizational change consultant; TEDx and keynote speaker; executive coach; writer; and educator. He holds degrees in economics and law and is a Senior Professional in Human Resources with the Society for Human Resource Management. He currently serves as Director for the Association for Talent Development.
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Katherin Nukk-Freeman discusses how recognizing our Unconscious Biases can make us better leaders and why she decided to start her new venture, SHIFT HR Compliance Training. Katherin has established herself as a dynamic employment law training instructor and industry thought leader, presenting frequently on employment law matters and more recently on Unconscious Bias in the workplace.
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Marie Armenio shares her career journey to the top of HR. She shares insights on what it takes to be a successful HR Leader today, along with advice for those aspiring to a leadership role in HR. Her passions; top picks for staying up to date; and more are explored in this week's podcast. Marie has held senior HR roles within Realogy, Novartis and Becton Dickinson and now consults to organizations on strategic organizational and leadership.
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Tracey Wilen shares insights on the future of work and careers, based her personal experience and extensive research. What her findings mean for the personal development of current and future HR leaders as well as the development of the next generation of leaders. Dr. Tracey Wilen is a global speaker, author and frequent media contributor on future workforce trends, focusing on career, gender, leadership, technology, and education.
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Dr. William A. Schiemann is an HR thought-leader, author and global keynote speaker. He offers powerful advice to current and future HR leaders on why and how to adopt analytics in HR; critical skills for future HR leaders; and the challenges and opportunities for future generations. Bill has authored several books, including collaborating with Dave Ulirch and others on the Rise of HR.
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Internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics, Seth Mattison advises many of the world’s leading organizations on key shifts in talent management, change and innovation, leadership and the future of work. As a millennial himself, Seth offers some fascinating insights into the unwritten rules that his generation faces as they navigate hierarchical organizations today.
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To launch our HR Studio Podcast series, meet our hosts, Kyle O'Connor and Linda Hlavac. Kyle and Linda share information on the series; what listeners can expect; important advice for all HR professionals; and the first question for listeners to respond to via the HR Studio LinkedIn Group. We hope you enjoy.
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