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HR Leaders is a daily show where Chris Rainey has in-depth discussions with senior HR executives and thought leaders who share their journey, experience, insights and lessons learned. Each episode of the podcast explores a new topic and features successful HR leaders from the world's leading global brands. What does the future of work look Like? Why is it changing? What are leading organizations doing about it? Tune into the HR Leaders Podcast to find out!

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HR Leaders is a daily show where Chris Rainey has in-depth discussions with senior HR executives and thought leaders who share their journey, experience, insights and lessons learned. Each episode of the podcast explores a new topic and features successful HR leaders from the world's leading global brands. What does the future of work look Like? Why is it changing? What are leading organizations doing about it? Tune into the HR Leaders Podcast to find out!

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Human resource heroes!

By Katie Joy B. - Oct 10 2019
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Chris and his incredibly knowledgeable guests shine the brightest of lights on the HR industry and the hardworking people in it! Informative, encouraging, and engaging are just a few of the words I'd use to describe the time you'll spend with them. Thanks so much for putting out such a superb show Chris - keep up the great work!

Pay attention if you are a leader to this podcast

By neenjames - Sep 23 2019
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Chris has created a phenomenal community of HR leaders sharing brilliant advice for anyone wanting to enchance their leadership skills. His deep knowledge of HR and valuable connections is a powerful combination for listeners. Listen in. Subscribe. You will be so glad you did. Loved being on the show and sharing how HR leaders can get attention to pay #AttentionPays

iTunes Ratings

35 Ratings
Average Ratings
31
1
1
1
1

Human resource heroes!

By Katie Joy B. - Oct 10 2019
Read more
Chris and his incredibly knowledgeable guests shine the brightest of lights on the HR industry and the hardworking people in it! Informative, encouraging, and engaging are just a few of the words I'd use to describe the time you'll spend with them. Thanks so much for putting out such a superb show Chris - keep up the great work!

Pay attention if you are a leader to this podcast

By neenjames - Sep 23 2019
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Chris has created a phenomenal community of HR leaders sharing brilliant advice for anyone wanting to enchance their leadership skills. His deep knowledge of HR and valuable connections is a powerful combination for listeners. Listen in. Subscribe. You will be so glad you did. Loved being on the show and sharing how HR leaders can get attention to pay #AttentionPays
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HR Leaders

Latest release on Aug 04, 2020

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HR Leaders is a daily show where Chris Rainey has in-depth discussions with senior HR executives and thought leaders who share their journey, experience, insights and lessons learned. Each episode of the podcast explores a new topic and features successful HR leaders from the world's leading global brands. What does the future of work look Like? Why is it changing? What are leading organizations doing about it? Tune into the HR Leaders Podcast to find out!

Rank #1: Strategic Workforce Planning: Developing Optimised Talent Strategies for Future Growth

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Episode #72 - We are joined by Ross Sparksman, Author, Speaker, Head of Strategic Workforce Planning at Facebook. Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

May 21 2018

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Rank #2: Strategic HR Planning

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HRD Leaders LIVE - We are joined by Tim Mulligan, CHRO at Vulcan Inc. Check out Tim's new book Roar: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way

Jun 15 2018

48mins

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Rank #3: How to Motivate Employees Through a Time of Change

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Episode #77 - We are joined by Britt Andreatta, CEO and President, Andreatta Consulting. Watch the video footage from the Podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

Jun 19 2018

53mins

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Rank #4: Jill Katz, Group Vice President HR, Macy's

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Episode #46 - We are joined by Jill Katz, Group Vice President HR, Macy's. Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

Jan 15 2018

51mins

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Rank #5: Jerome Ternynck, Founder & CEO, SmartRecruiters

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Episode #15 - We are joined by Jerome Ternynck, Founder & CEO, SmartRecruiters. Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

Sep 21 2017

39mins

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Rank #6: How to Transform your Annual Performance Review

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Episode #69 - We are joined by Samuel K. Tam, Sr. Director, Global Human Resources at Visa. Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

May 13 2018

54mins

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Rank #7: How to 10x your culture

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In this episode, Darren Chait, Co-Founder and COO at Hugo & Co-Author of 10x Culture, as we discuss how to 10x your culture.


Episode Highlights

  • [01:22] - What is Hugo?
  • [01:44] - What was your inspiration behind the book?
  • [03:10] - Can you share some insights from the book starting with the 4 hour meeting week
  • [06:02] - Decision making
  • [08:31] - Importance of having a culture where failure goes unpunished
  • [09:10] - How language shapes reality
  • [11:37] - What’s the benefit of re-framing managers as coaches and cultural guardians?
  • [13:50] - Why give people objectives and not plans?
  • [14:46] - Talent, the people that make up a 10x team
  • [17:02] - How do you test for culture fit?
  • [19:36] - How does Hugo handle follow ups?
  • [20:43] - How does remote work fit into your culture?
  • [25:06] - How being remote changes time and space
  • [27:00] - Parting advice on building a 10x culture


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaderswww.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Nov 28 2019

29mins

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Rank #8: Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer, VaynerMedia

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Episode #22 - We are joined by Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer, VaynerMedia. Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

Oct 16 2017

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Rank #9: The Future Leader: 9 Skills and Mindsets to Succeed in the Next Decade

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my guest Jacob Morgan, Keynote & TED Speaker, 4x Best-Selling Author, & Futurist.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - www.csod.co.uk


Episode highlights

[01:15] - The inspiration behind Jacob's new book

[08:06] - How and Why Leadership is changing

[09:42] - The mindsets leaders need to thrive

[11:16] - What does it mean to think like a futurist?

[14:01] - Why the pace of change is a challenge for CEO's

[14:49] - How leaders can prepare themselves to be future-ready

[19:12] - Why it's important to be human, now more than ever

[21:01] - Why Positive Employee Recognition Is So Important

[29:06] - Leadership hacks from the world's top CEO's

[32:23] - How prepared are leaders for this new world of leadership?

[35:00] - Parting advice for you


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaders: www.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Apr 20 2020

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Rank #10: Agile Leadership in a Changing World

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Click here to download a free copy of benify’s Employee Happiness Index : Get benchmark insights from the world’s most engaged workplaces


Episode #127 - We are joined by Donovan Mattole, Vice-President Human Resources North America at Brenntag.


Resources Mentioned

Finding Ultra - Rich Roll

The RobCast - Rob Bell

Amazon Audible

Visit Donovan’s LinkedIn profile

Brenntag Group website

Watch the Youtube video


Visit www.hrdleaders.com/podcast to watch the video from the podcast and subscribe to our newsletter.

Feb 04 2019

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Rank #11: Developing the Next Generation of Chief People Officers

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Episode #109 - We are joined by Joy Sybesma, Chief People & Culture Officer at Kargo, Barry Marshall, Co-Founder and Principle Consultant & Nancy Gill, Co-Founder and Principle Consultant at P5 Collabrorative Consulting to discuss developing the next generation of chief People Officers and much more.


www.hrdleaders.com/podcast


Recommended Resources

The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self - Julia Cameron

Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't - Verne Harnish

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups - Daniel Coyle

Radical Candor: How to Get What You Want by Saying What You Mean - Kim Scott

Fierce Conversations: Achieving success in work and in life, one conversation at a time - Susan Scott

New York Times, Harvard Business Review, FT.com, McKinsey Quarterly

LinkedIn, Slack


Thank you to our friends at Safeguard Global for supporting the show

Expanding and managing workforces in new international locations creates a time and resource drain for already stretched HR leaders. Safeguard Global can hire employees on your behalf - while providing full management of local tax, labour laws and payment of your workers and contractors.

Visit safeguardglobal.com/hrleaders for your complimentary guide to strategic considerations for HR in the age of global workforce expansion. Start your global growth engine today.”

Dec 11 2018

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Rank #12: The Role of HR in Successful Business Transformation

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Belinda Hyde, Chief Human Resources Officer at SPX FLOW, Inc. joined me on the podcast to discuss The Role of HR in Successful Business Transformation.


Episode Highlights

[04:16] - What made you take the hot seat at a CHRO?

[05:19]- What is HR's role in business transformation?

[06:06] - Where do you start when embarking on this type of transformation?

[06:49] - What's often holding companies back during these initiatives?

[08:07] - What impact did this have on you personally?

[12:03] - How did you communicate this change to the organization?

[15:06] - How did data influence your decisions?

[16:38] - The do's and don'ts

[22:19] - What has been the impact of this change?

[23:10] - Memorable moments during the change

[31:59] - Advice from an HR Leader


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaderswww.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Nov 06 2019

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Rank #13: How Impactful Teams Build Trust From the Inside out

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In this episode, Robb Holman, Inspirational Keynote Speaker & Best-Selling Author joined us on the podcast to share his new book all about how impactful teams build trust from the inside out.

Episode Highlights

[06:37] - What was the inspiration behind your new book?

[08:50] - Biggest learning moment during your research?

[13:23] - How to build trust that lasts?

[14:54] - Why you should embrace silence when interacting with your team?

[16:44] - Unity and diversity: Why we should avoid surrounding ourselves with people who look like us?

[21:36] - Practical way to avoid unconscious bias

[26:11] - How to turn conflict into a superpower

[30:32] - How do you ignite team empowerment?

{34:43] - "Reach the masses by reaching the one"

[35:40] - Parting advice for you


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaderswww.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Jan 06 2020

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Rank #14: Digital transformation demands a new approach to change management

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Episode #66 - We are joined by Zakaa Farhat, Senior HR Director - Emerging Markets at Johnson & Johnson. Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

May 04 2018

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Rank #15: How Siemens Empower their Employees to Take Ownership of their Careers

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Episode #164 I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Robert Neuhauser, EVP and Global Head of Siemens People and Leadership to discuss how Siemens empower their employees to take ownership of their careers.


Enjoying the show? Subscribe to HR Leaders: www.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Jul 11 2019

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Rank #16: Dave Ulrich - HR's Role in Crisis

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my friend Dave Ulrich, Speaker, Author, Professor, Thought Partner on HR, Leadership, and Organization.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - www.csod.co.uk


Episode highlights

[03:46] - HR needs to put their own well-being first

[05:30] - Navigating the paradox of work

[09:42] - How the current climate is showing vulnerabilities in organizations

[11:47] - Have company's values shifted during this crisis?

[13:46] - 4 phases of a Crisis

[16:50] - A reminder to look after yourself and others around you


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaders: www.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Mar 31 2020

21mins

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Rank #17: How To Prevent Harassment in the Workplace

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Episode #63 - We are joined by Tracee Comstock, HR Director at Nature's Sunshine Products. Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

Apr 26 2018

38mins

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Rank #18: Rita Gunther McGrath, Strategy Professor, Columbia Business School and Globally recognised expert on innovation and growth strategies, Thinkers50

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Episode #55 - We are joined by Rita Gunther McGrath, Strategy Professor, Columbia Business School and Globally recognised expert on innovation and growth strategies, Thinkers50. Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

Mar 13 2018

42mins

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Rank #19: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve

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Episode #62 - We are joined by Liz Ryan , Founder and CEO, Human Workplace; Author, "Reinvention Roadmap". Watch the video footage from the podcast here: http://bit.ly/HRDLeadersPodcast.

Apr 21 2018

55mins

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Rank #20: Why HR Needs to Think More Like a Business

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Episode #102 -We are joined by Pablo Vercelli, Vice President of HR at O-I to discuss his journey into HR, the difficult decision to move his family to start a new job, why he classifies him self as a “Business Leader” who represents HR and much more.

Head over to www.hrdleaders.com/podcast to access the resources mentioned.

Nov 16 2018

31mins

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Dare to Disrupt or Get Disrupted

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my guest Gustavo Canton, VP of People Analytics at Schneider Electric.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[03:36] - Where did the mantra "dare to disrupt" originate

[06:11] - Why business continuity should be a top priority for 2020 and beyond

[07:19] - How humanity is rising to the challenge during this crisis

[09:01] - Why we need technology to empower front line workers

[10:34] - People Analytics is currently limited to reporting and descriptive analytics

[11:22] - Using A.I to #Freeupyourenergy

[13:52] - What next? What are your priorities

[17:05] - Showing leaders the gap between what they are seeing and what's actually happening 

[20:56] - What are the common challenges that leaders come to you with?

[23:15] - Giving employees freedom leads to better results

[36:00] - Examples of business challenges Gustavo is hoping to solve with A.I.

[37:55] - Parting advice for you

Aug 04 2020

44mins

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Reimagining HR in a Changing World

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my guest Elaine Mason, Vice President, People and Communities at Cisco.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[02:28] - What are Horizontal Communities?

[05:35] - What were the trends that motivated this change?

[09:00] - This is a big undertaking, how did you go about shifting the mindset?

[11:43] - How have current events accelerated this change?

[17:52] - Shifting Business partner roles to become the compass of HR

[20:32] - How not having to "firefight" allowed leaders to see current trends

[22:21] - What does the training and upskilling look like for these leaders?

[24:07] - "If you are not a fan of grey space, then you do not belong here"

[25:52] - What does success look like for your team?

[29:01] - How are you leveraging the venture capital model

[32:41] - What's next for you and your team?

[37:38] - Parting advice for you


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaders: www.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Aug 03 2020

38mins

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Repositioning HR to Support the Business Strategy

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my guest Curt White, SVP and CHRO at Array Information Technology, Inc.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.


Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[02:39] - Why did you make the decision to return to the corporate world?

[06:14] - Curt shares why he thinks everyone should take time outside of the HR function

[09:22] - How has your past experience helped you build successful HR Strategies?

[12:46] - What was the challenge your company was facing and how did you help?

[15:54] - What did your first few months in the role look like?

[17:49] - The importance of having a culture of constant communication

[20:07] - How the company employs an ageing demographic

[24:20] - Has talent acquisition been a challenge with this demographic?

[30:26] - Curt's thoughts on remote work and how it's been adopted

[33:22] - HR Leaders Quick Fire Round


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaders: www.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Jul 10 2020

40mins

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VisuaLeadership: Leveraging the Power of Visual Thinking in Leadership and in Life

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my guest Todd Cherches, CEO, Leadership Consultant, TEDx Speaker & Executive Coach at BigBlueGumball.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[01:24] - How Todd benefited from a wider global reach as a result of social distancing

[03:00] - Todd's journey to today and his love for poetry and literature that ultimately aided his career

[04:42] - How drawings helped Todd overcome a language barrier to complete a project in china

[09:21] - What is visualeadership? 

[10:32] - How a public speaking exercise became Todd's inspiration for writing visualeadership

[13:19] - 4 strategies you can use to harness visualeadership

[19:09] - Why are visuals so effective?

[21:10] - Why communication is often the bearer of the communicator 

[22:18] - Todd shares what he call's "Yellow ball leadership"

[26:07] - What is your leadership weather report?

[29:32] - Using visual references to reinforce past experience and learning


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaders: www.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Jul 07 2020

39mins

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The Benefits Of Talent Analytics And How To Use It

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by my guest Michael Walsh, Director, Global Talent Management & Organisational Effectiveness at Eaton.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.


Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[01:45] - How Michael was focusing on analytics before it was sexy

[03:34] - What attracted you to the world of people analytics?

[05:11] - How would you describe people analytics?

[06:55] - Advice for those looking to get started?

[09:52] - Why storytelling is a valuable skill to have when presenting data

[12:00] - What are some of the challenges companies want to solve with analytics?

[14:12] - What questions should we be asking when partnering with a solution provider?

[18:21] - Why it's important that the business taps into the analytics function

[20:50] - How are you balancing models that get used and don't (is there a process?)

[21:39] - Michael shares his personal project "Nanny Navigator"


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaders: www.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Jul 02 2020

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How to Lead Through a Crisis

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by my guest Milly Christmann, Vice President, HR at Vistar, A PFG Company.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.


Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[03:41] - How Vistar became heavily disrupted but managed to pivot

[08:52] - Milly shares the immediate changes to their HR function and the importance of communication

[12:07] - How Vistar are continuing to keep their people safe

[12:54] - How our jobs have shifted to tactical jobs and why there's no time for strategic planning?

[14:52] - "if somebody doesn't know clearly who's job it is... it's HR's job"

[16:29] - The toll this crisis has taken on Milly and the difficult choices she has had to make

[21:02] - How we can 'refuel' each other by taking time out to recognise those around us

[26:11] - What are some of the changes that you've made during COVID that you would like to keep?

[28:58] - How this crisis has helped us see the talents of our people in a new light

[32:13] - How Milly is shifting to a culture of formalised check ins

[34:20] - How can we best maintain a connection with our people on the ground?

[37:22] - Why we need to get better at goal setting but most importantly checking up on those goals

[39:33] - HR Leaders Quick Fire Round


Enjoying our content? Access the shows resources and get access to future episodes first by Subscribing to HR Leaders: www.hrdleaders.com/podcast

Jun 29 2020

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Why Your Startup Needs A Chief People Officer

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my guest Paul Knight, Former Chief People Officer at Perform.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[03:45] - What was your experience moving from a large multinational to start up environment?

[05:32] - You joined when the company was relatively small, what attracted you?

[07:24] - How the business grew exponentially when DAZN come up with the "Netflix of Sport"

[11:30] - What are some of the challenges working at a start up?

[14:57] - The challenge of having high attrition

[21:09] - How it was refreshing to have buy in from senior leaders

[22:27] - Would you take on a role like this again?

[23:59] - Advice for others on how to best work with co-founders?

[26:39] - How quickly did you scale as a business?

[27:35] - Was attracting new talent a challenge? How we're you competing?

[30:12] - How COVID-19 has forced companies to act quicker

[37:35] - Paul's parting advice for you

Jun 26 2020

38mins

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How Inspira Took a Bold Step Towards Innovation in Their HR

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my guests Steve Winkel VP, People and Culture at Inspira Marketing and Amy Leschke-Kahle of The Marcus Buckingham Company, an ADP Company to discuss what it takes to get your company on board with a strategy centered on the power of data, strengths, and attention.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode Highlights

[03:24] - What challenge was Inspira facing?

[05:17] - We're you considering other solutions, what attracted you to TMBC?

[06:27] - How does TMBC differentiate themselves to offer Solutions?

[08:08] - Steve shares how focusing on things other than performance leads to an increase in it

[09:27] - What did the conversation with the leadership team look like when seeking buy-in?

[12:09] - A look at the StandOut assessment

[14:59] - Three questions you can ask to build engagement

[16:13] - What's been the feedback from the managers?

[18:51] - Why success is not always what you can do now, it's what you can stop doing

[21:41] - How Steve avoided the time, cost and headache of implementing a traditional HR system

[23:05] - What's been the impact on your people in regards to engagement especially remote workers?

[27:33] - How TMBC enabled insights that otherwise wouldn't have been available during this crisis

[30:40] - How the access to these insights has changed how Inspira make business decisions

[36:24] - Steve and Amy's paring advice for you

Jun 24 2020

40mins

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Breaking into HR: Your Journey to Becoming a CHRO

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by my guest Karoline Raets, Chief People Officer at Itiviti.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[01:10] - What does the return to work look like at Itiviti?

[05:28] - How are you staying up to date with COVID rules in each location?

[07:19] - How are you aiding the return to work and what changes can employees expect?

[09:27] - Karoline's unconventional journey into HR

[13:10] - Converting back-office HR to a front-facing function

[15:59] - How did the HR team react to your new role?

[17:26] - How Karoline's vulnerability and supportive team led to her success

[19:10] - Advice for others looking to start a role in HR

[20:18] - Qualifications or experience: what's more important?

[22:05] - How Karoline's focus changed with the acquisition

[24:39] - Karoline's hopes for new and better systems from the acquisition

[26:35] - How Karoline built the system she needed but not without challenges

[30:28] - What was the personal impact of laying off employees early in your career?

[36:06] - How did your previous experience in business help you in your role as a CHRO?

[38:57] - HR Leaders Quick Fire Round

[45:10] - Karoline's parting advice for you


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Jun 22 2020

46mins

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Why Does Culture Integration Matter and How to do it Successfully

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by my guest Emma Woodthorpe, SVP & CHRO at Mercury Systems.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[02:27] - How change & transformation is at the heart of Mercury Systems DNA

[05:45] - How are you managing culture integration?

[09:09] - HR is often not included in due diligence

[10:45] - No playbook for your people...

[12:34] - The difference between formal and informal culture?

[13:32] - What are some of the challenges in the early days of an acquisition?

[14:41] - The importance of integration leaders

[16:14] - Are surveys anonymous?

[17:51] - How do you effectively measure change?

[20:33] - A brief look at Mercury Systems leadership programs

[22:43] - How are your leaders caring for their people

[27:35] - How the return to office will not be work as we know it


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Jun 18 2020

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Supporting Employee Well-Being During Lockdown

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by my guest Gabrielle Botelho, HR Director, South America at CGG.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[02:22] - Can you share the inspiration behind your well-being articles?

[04;49] - How to implement a well being guide

[14:09] - How to communicate and effectively engage employees remotely

[17:09] - Why we must take care of ourselves and realise that we are vulnerable

[19:09] - How to build culture remotely

[22:36] - Why health & fitness initiatives won't work without the right mindset

[23:53] - Connection is stronger now than it's ever been

[26:02] - Why we may never return to the workplace fully

[29:48] - Gabrielle's parting advice for you


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Jun 17 2020

31mins

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Transforming HR to Drive Organizational Change

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by my guest Mike Rude, SVP & CHRO at Option Care Health.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[03:10] - Mike's passion for culture and transformation

[05:15] - How do you define culture?

[07:11] - Examples of cultural pain points

[08:50] - Why you should try and align doing good with your companies purpose

[13:08] - How to instil culture when remote on boarding

[18:03] - How mental wellness will be a challenge for companies going forward

[20:32] - What is the "5% Jerk Rule"?

[34:50] - What skills had you picked up from other transformations that are helping during this crisis

[39:51] - Mike's advice for other leaders going through this crisis


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Jun 15 2020

47mins

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5 Imperatives for HR Leaders to Tackle the Future of Work

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by, my guest Barbie Winterbottom, Former Chief HR Officer and CEO at Talent Tribe.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[05:37] - 5 Imperatives for HR Leaders to Tackle the Future of Work

[06:46] - 1. Be a business leader first and a HR leader second

[07:44] - 2. Agile and adaptive

[08:13] - 3. Inform and influence

[08:47] - 4. Find practical solutions: How HR tends to over complicate issues

[09:27] - 5. Doing the above is not easy and it requires you to be courageous

[10:33] - How do imperatives 4 & 5 link back to current events?

[16:09] - Why companies need to ask their people “what can I do to support you?”

[18:24] - Has COVID accelerated the future of work?

[24:10] - Why it’s important to lead with trust during the crisis

[32:54] - HR Leaders Quick Fire Round

[40:53] - Barbie’s parting advice for you


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Jun 12 2020

42mins

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The Secret Sauce to Keeping any Team Engaged

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by, my guest Amy Leschke-Kahle, VP Performance Acceleration at The Marcus Buckingham Company, an ADP Company.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[01:34] - How did you get started in talent acquisition?

[02:35] - What inspired you to join TMBC?

[04:58] - Why is engagement more important now than ever?

[06:35] - What are you hearing from and how are you supporting Leaders through this crisis?

[09:54] - What is the secret sauce to keeping teams engaged?

[12:42] - Why it’s important to look at our people through a strengths lens

[14:19] - A brief look at how the solution works

[16:34] - How are you quantifying the work that you do with data?

[21:15] - Why attention is the accelerant to engagement

[24:29] - Examples of companies that have shifted their cultures

[28:56] - How CHRO’s are raising the same challenges just faster

[31:05] - Why we need to re-evaluate performance management

[34:19] - How to align employee aspirations with company vision?

[35:39] - Amy’ parting advice and thoughts for the future


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Jun 10 2020

40mins

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People Power: A New Work Order

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by, Maya A. Bordeaux Senior Advisor at OrgShakers & Former CHRO and David Fairhurst, Founder of OrgShakers & Former Global Chief People Officer.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[02:57] - 4 Pillars for employees returning to work

[08:56] - What is the workforce cliff?

[11:40] - Why organisations must look through the D&I lens when re-engaging the workforce

[13:28] - David's thoughts on the potential of the ageing workforce

[15:28] - The rise of job crafting

[18:37] - Why David's reluctant to view this crisis as the new normal

[23:14] - How the crisis has allowed the workforce to reassess their careers

[26:02] - Advice for other leaders during these times

[26:33] - 1. Leaders need to be prepared for constant transformation

[27:06] - 2. Focus on "middle earth" when driving culture change

[28:01] - 3. We need leaders that can lead today "and" the future

[29:17] - To take care of your people and to continually transform; you need to care for yourself

[30:32] - Why emotional intelligence is the key to better employee well-being

[32:14] - How your performance system directly affects employee engagement

[39:21] - Parting advice for you


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Jun 08 2020

41mins

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Leadership Intelligence: The 5Qs for Thriving as a Leader

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by, Andrew Kakabadse, Best selling author and Professor of Governance and Leadership at Henley Business School.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[01:15] - Andrews research on leadership paralysis

[04:01] - Only 18% of companies have a strategy

[05:02] - Whats HR's role in all this? How can they help?

[07:46] - If we know the issue's why isn't enough being done to fix it

[09:51] - 100% of leaders know the solution, only 37% speak up

[11:52] - It's during times of discomfort when leaders need to step up

[13:12] - What are the 5Q's?

[14:11] - 1. IQ (cognitive intelligence): a leader's ability to acquire deductive abilities and draw together contrasting strands of information;

[15:58] - 2. EQ (emotional intelligence): a leader's ability to understand and manage both their own emotions and those of others

[16:27] - 3. PQ (political intelligence): a leader's ability to navigate a way forward through diverse stakeholder agendas while ensuring continued engagement with critical players

[17:13] - 4. RQ (resilience quotient): the capacity of a leader to emotionally sustain high performance under continued pressure and adversity

[19:17] - 5. MQ (moral intelligence): a leader's ability to understand their own value system and draw on this to determine the moral boundaries of individuals, teams and the organisation

[23:35] - Parting advice for you


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Jun 05 2020

26mins

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The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by, Michael Bungay Stanier, #1 thought leader on coaching, Author & Top-rated Leadership Keynote Speaker.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[03:17] - Michael’s journey to this day

[07:07] - How do we remain curious?

[08:31] - Three reasons why your advice doesn't work

[11:11] - Practical steps you can take to become a better leader

[13:59] - Don't try to be coach-like with everyone, start small

[15:48] - This isn't a rant against advice, still give advice but...

[17:04] - Questions you can ask to give better advice

[24:30] - What was the inspiration behind your latest book?

[31:19] - Michael’s thoughts on how leaders are responding to this crisis

[34:12] - Advice for managing remote meetings

[38:20] - Parting advice for you


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Jun 03 2020

42mins

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The HR (R)Evolution: Change the Workplace, Change the World

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by, Alan Watkins, Founder and CEO at Complete.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[08:29] - Practical steps to regulate emotions

[11:43] - How EQ is not being taught to children

[13:06] - What is Post Dramatic Growth?

[16:05] - Why this crisis is is been seen as an opportunity for change

[21:25] - How we are inhibiting curiosity

[30:39] - What's the biggest thing a company can do to be successful?

[38:56] - A look at the three Big E's

[52:46] - Parting advice for you


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Jun 01 2020

54mins

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The Role of Inclusion & Diversity in Times of Crisis

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by, Umran Beba, SVP, Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer at PepsiCo


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[02:24] - Tell us more about your transition from marketing into HR

[04:19] - Principles to follow when leading through crisis situations

[11:45] - Can we sustain this level of authenticity after this crisis

[13:59] - Is this crisis helping the D&I agenda?

[16:02] - What's are the implications for companies that don't take D&I seriously

[18:41] - Why we need our people now more than ever

[22:10] - How are you supporting your employees through this crisis

[23:45] - What impact is the lock down having on minorities?

[29:12] - What do you foresee as the biggest challenge for you and your peers coming out of COVID

[28:49] - HR Leaders Quickfire Round

[36:51] - Parting advice for you


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May 20 2020

38mins

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Cracking the Leadership Code: Three Secrets to Building Strong Leaders

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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast I'm joined by, Alain Hunkins, Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Leadership Expert.


Special thanks to our friends at Cornerstone for supporting the show!

To comprehensively understand the impact of HR digital transformation, Cornerstone recently commissioned industry analysts Forrester to conduct an independent report into the cost savings and business benefits of Cornerstone’s solutions.

This report is a must-read for business-aligned HR professionals who want to make data-driven decisions.

Download for FREE - https://bit.ly/Forrester-Economic-Impact-Report


Episode highlights

[04:22] - What was the inspiration behind the book?

[06:34] - We’re up surprised by your findings?

[09:50] - Why we need to avoid small oven thinking

[13:07] - Secret 1 - Connection

[14:20] - Key themes that inhibit leaders ability to be empathic

[16:20] - How “listening with purpose” can help us be more empathic

[17:59] - What is the superhero myth?

[19:24] - A great example of using empathy to unlock the true story

[25:01] - Secret 2 - Communication 

[26:03] - Achieve effective communication with the 3 rings method

[27:17] - Ask for a receipt to help clarify communication

[33:48] - Secret 3 - Collaboration

[36:00] - Why having equal airtime leads to high performing teams  


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May 19 2020

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Human resource heroes!

By Katie Joy B. - Oct 10 2019
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Chris and his incredibly knowledgeable guests shine the brightest of lights on the HR industry and the hardworking people in it! Informative, encouraging, and engaging are just a few of the words I'd use to describe the time you'll spend with them. Thanks so much for putting out such a superb show Chris - keep up the great work!

Pay attention if you are a leader to this podcast

By neenjames - Sep 23 2019
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Chris has created a phenomenal community of HR leaders sharing brilliant advice for anyone wanting to enchance their leadership skills. His deep knowledge of HR and valuable connections is a powerful combination for listeners. Listen in. Subscribe. You will be so glad you did. Loved being on the show and sharing how HR leaders can get attention to pay #AttentionPays