Cathy Brown, the Operations Director for the Employee Ownership Association talks with Chris about how important it is to transform a company culture, but the challenge of ensuring that change in the organization is managed effectively. Ben Whitter, the Founder and CEO of the World Employee Experience Institute talks about the experience of work, and why it is important for employees to have that good experience in their jobs and in their roles. He also shares about the importance of an engaged workforce and that better productivity comes from those that are engaged.
Danny Star, the CEO of Websites Depot, talks about what it takes to be a leader in a highly competitive market, and how he successfully stays on top of his industry. He also shares his insights on how a solid marketing strategy helps to recruit top talent. Doug Harris, the CEO of the Kaleidoscope Group talks about what organizations need to do and be thinking of in order to obtain the best talent. He also talks about the importance of diversity and how diversity can have both a qualitative and quantitative impact on the company.
Kimberly Lanier, the Co-Founder of Xpedition, talks about the importance of effective employee engagement practices. She also shares her thoughts on some of the analytics that have been useful in helping companies figure out whether they are being effective or not in their engagement. Renee Fraser, the CEO of Fraser Communications, talks about the qualities of strong leaders, and how learning from our mistakes as leaders can only lead to a better understanding of leadership.
Francesca Gino, the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School offered her insights on some of the fears of next generation leaders as it pertains to the future of business, as well as what she feels will define the next generation of business leaders. She also shares about her book, "Rebel Talent:Why it Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life," and why it's important to have rule breakers in the work place. Shawn Andrews, the Founder and CEO of Andrews Research International talks about the latest trends in leadership development, and offers her take on the gender divide and how unconscious bias tends to foster this divide. She also offers some solutions on how organizations can close the gender divide.
Mike Gellman, The Career Catapult Coach talks about his book, Pipeline Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success, and also shares how managers and leaders need to do a better job at engaging their employees. Engaged employees can become high potential employees if equipped properly. John Jackson, the President of William Jessup University talks about the challenge of ineffective leadership and how this can adversely impact a company's culture and results.
Bruce Bolger, Co-Founder of the International Center for Enterprise Engagement talks about how enterprise engagement is used within an organization to bring about much needed change, and how this can impact the company from both a human capital standpoint and a financial standpoint. Brittany Barden is the CEO of Apex Generation Leadership (AGL) and talks about the need for accessible coaching for millennial's and what they can offer to the workforce.
Kenny Berger, the President and CEO of WorkSearch.com talks about his belief that leadership development is a core component to any successful company, and then shares about the "broken" talent acquisition process and how WorkSearch.com can help both job posters and job seekers feel better about the entire process. Charless Lee, the Founder and CEO of Ideation Consultancy discusses how innovation needs to happen for organizations to stay relevant and the importance of a strong company culture as an influence on innovation.
David D'Souza, teh Membership Director for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) talks about the importance of being a champion for a better work environment. He also speaks to the need for a strong employment engagement strategy that helps to strengthen the brand of an organization by changing the outlook of the employees. Ryan McGrory, the Employee Engagement Team Manager at Youi Insurance talks about his visiion for the future of employee engagement, and addresses the importance of health and well being programs.
Keri Ohlrich, the CEO and Co-Founder of the Abbracci Group, talks about the need to challenge a company's status quo by equipping HR to break the model of being a personnel driven body and move them in to being a strategic force that can help push a company forward. Emma Bridger, the Director at People Lab talks about the role that internal communication and positive engagement can have on a workforce, and how positive psychology can help companies achieve the best results.
Glenn Elliott, Keynote Speaker and author of the Rebel Playbook for Employee Engagement joins Chris to share his thoughts on how companies can create better employee-employer relationships by rebelling against the standard HR models, as well as the importance of a rebellious CEO that wants to see change happen within the organization. He also talks about the role Millennials play in changing the expectations of organizational thought leaders and how this will impact business for years to come!