Talent Talk
Jenn Graham and Jason Lauritsen 08/17/2021

Jenn Graham and Jason Lauritsen 08/17/2021

August 20, 2021

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Today our first guest is Jenn Graham, Founder and CEO of Inclusivv. Jenn is here to talk about workplace culture and how to structure conversations to show more empathy, be democratic, and connect with everyone involved. Inclusivv is a platform of sharing and learning how to discuss topics in new ways that downplays debate and dominant voices, allowing everyone involved to be heard and understood with their different perspectives and experiences.

Jason Lauritsen dropped in for the second half of the show. Jason is a keynote speaker, Management Trainer, author of Unlocking High Performance, Employee Engagement Expert, and novice blues harmonica player. Today we discuss how management has a lot of baggage that's been carried over from past eras and may no longer work today. Connecting with employees and changing the entrenched systems of a company might be the only way to improve on the company culture to make life better for everyone.

Pamela Hackett and Bryan Hinckley 08/10/2021

Pamela Hackett and Bryan Hinckley 08/10/2021

August 15, 2021

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Today we're joined by Pamela Hackett and Bryan Hinckley. Pamela is the CEO of Proudfoot Global Consulting, Author of Manage To Engage, Keynote Speaker, Transformation Results Advisory Counsel, #HeadsUp Movement activist, and opinion columnist. She comes to us with some great thoughts about how to stay engaged with the workforce and make the most of being in a leadership position, even when you might not know all the steps. Her book "Manage to Engage" covers some of the easier solutions for up-and-coming leaders to get their colleagues engaged and interested in the work they're doing. Nothing quite matches a challenged, invested employee who's being treated well! 

Following Pamela's part of the show is Bryan Hinckley. He's with Electrosonic, as Global Vice President of Immersive Experiences. He discusses communication and how it's been changing with the COVID pandemic. He has some great insights into how technology is changing the way we, as people and companies, connect in the workforce and make experiences that are valuable to us. As Bryan put it: “Updated automation and processes have allowed people more time to work together, work with the customers, and get more stuff done.”

David G. Fivecoat 08/03/2021

David G. Fivecoat 08/03/2021

August 8, 2021

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Joining us today is David G. Fivecoat, Managing Partner of The Fivecoat Consulting Group, veteran, and author of "Grow Your Grit: Overcoming Obstacles, Thrive, and Accomplish Your Goals." We discuss how to be a 'gritty' leader. David has some great thoughts on how people have a want/need to be a part of something bigger than themselves, and how to find an identity in corporate or work culture. He also shares some great insights from his time in the military and how to use similar small-step goals in order to remember to reach for the bigger ones.

 

Mark A. Hershberg and Steve Orrin 07/27/2021

Mark A. Hershberg and Steve Orrin 07/27/2021

July 31, 2021

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First up on this lovely summer day is a talk with Mark A. Hershberg, MIT instructor, CTO, and author of The Career Toolkit: Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You. He joins us to talk about self improvement and leadership. Sometimes, being a good leader is stepping back and letting people with more diverse backgrounds and skills shine when the situation calls for it. Yet we should always be striving to improve ourselves and our skills so that the bottom line is always rising.

Following him is Steve Orrin, Federal CTO at Intel. He dropped by to chat about innovation and how to form a team to drive company systems into the future. Steve covers making sure to have a diverse team (backgrounds and experiences) to throwing hard-to-solve issues at a team and just letting them go nuts instead of micromanaging. As he points out, sometimes failure is good and can lead to learning a great deal!

DJ Eidson 07/20/2021

DJ Eidson 07/20/2021

July 31, 2021

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Today’s episode of TalentTalk Radio with host, Chris Dyer, is an extended segment with returning TALENTED guest, DJ Eidson, Co-Founder & COO of Limitless Minds who teaches organizations like Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, the same mindset concepts and training that NFL quarterback, Russell Wilson, uses. We talk about expansion, business solutions that translate to home life management, how to show empathy but still drive results, and more. We touch on #NeutralThinking rooted in truth and facts and accepting a new environment for what it is. This discussion touches on practical ways to build trust with your team. Check out this talent talk for details on the books DJ is reading and recommending and how to tap into his "leading up" practice. 

Sandra Sucher and Ram Charan 07/13/2021

Sandra Sucher and Ram Charan 07/13/2021

July 22, 2021

Today's episode of TalentTalk is brought to you with the company of Sandra Sucher and Ram Charan. Sandra is a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School and author of "The Power of Trust: How Companies Build It, Lose It, Regain It". We talk about the economic, legal, and ethical promises that stakeholders expect businesses to keep, steps that companies can take to ensure they are delivering the impact they want to have, and how companies can build systems to motivate employees so they can deliver on their desired impact.

Our second guest, Ram Charan, is a #1 NYT Bestseller ("Rethinking Competitive Advantage") Harvard Business School professor, and world-wide expert on business strategy, execution, corporate boards and building a high-performance organization. We discuss how worried the world's top CEOs are about competing with digital giants and what their best hope is to keep up with changing tech and consumer needs.

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Scott Miller and Rick Girard 06/15/2021

Scott Miller and Rick Girard 06/15/2021

June 19, 2021

Today we're joined by Scott Miller and Rick Girard. Scott is a former Chief Marketing Officer of FranklinCovey, author of Marketing Mess to Brand Success. We discuss various things with him, such as marketing's place in a company, how different departments should work together, how to build #companyculture, and the amazing feeling of being invested in your work/projects.

Following him, Rick Girard is the author of Healing Career Wounds, CXO of Stride Search & Host of the Hire Power Radio Show. Rick talks with us about hiring. Specifically, how to hire people who share a company's core values. He has some great ideas about how to remove bias from the hiring process in order to connect with people that will be interested and invested in their position.

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Ben Whitter and Dele Ola 06/08/2021

Ben Whitter and Dele Ola 06/08/2021

June 12, 2021

Working culture is a part of adult life for most people. Whether bad or good, business practices can have a profound effect on how employees are engaged with their company. We chatted about this idea today with Ben Whitter, Founder and Chief Experience Officer of the World Employee Experience Institute and the author of "Employee Experience" and "Human Experience at Work". He is also a guest lecturer and global mentor at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China and the Chair of the UK Employee Experience Awards and Global Ambassador for Engage for Success

What followed that interesting topic was a delightful chat with Dele Ola, Director of the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing at Red River College, Author of "Be A Change Agent". We covered some big picture topics, such as: What is the difference between a leader and a manager? How does a leader function? What's necessary to keep atop changes in the world and workforce? Dr. Ola offered insight and impressive resources from his book to improve leadership skills. 

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Michele Bailey and Jon Stross 06/01/2021

Michele Bailey and Jon Stross 06/01/2021

June 12, 2021

This week's episode brings two authors and business leaders to discuss business growth in different ways. Starting in the first half is Michele Bailey, President and CEO of The Blazing Group & My Big Idea, ForbesBooks author of "My Big Idea", and 2020 WBE Leader of the Year. Michele joins us to talk about the 'Currency of Gratitude', and its link to business growth and positive company culture. 

Finishing up our show is Jon Stross, President and Co-Founder of Greenhouse, co-author of "Talent Makers". We discuss the struggle to attract and retain the right people for the right positions, and how hiring can be tweaked and adjusted to help attract great hires to meet goals in diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

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Clint Padgett and Robert Mixon 05/25/2021

Clint Padgett and Robert Mixon 05/25/2021

June 2, 2021

Joining us in today is Clint Padgett, CEO/President at Project Success, Inc. | ForbesBooks Author Host of The Conversation with Clinton M. Padgett Podcast, Board Member - GT Atlanta Intown Alumni Network. He's here to discuss conversations. As he says: “People are the glue that holds projects together.” Software may help businesses keep in contact and employees work from home, but conversations and solid communication skills are what drives business forward.

Robert Mixon, Founder of Level Five Associates, discusses leadership. How do you choose to be a leader? Do you listen in order to reply to someone and have an answer, or to understand them and their problem, whatever it may be? He shares some of his tips from his book "Who Saw This Coming, Now What to Do?"

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Stephen Gerard and Tim Cosby 05/18/2021

Stephen Gerard and Tim Cosby 05/18/2021

June 2, 2021

How do you pick which idea you want to turn into a business? First, we spoke with Stephen Gerard, Entrepreneur & ForbesBooks Author of "Stuck in the Middle Seat" about just that, along with some oddities of the pandemic, where to go mid-career, and how to decide what you really enjoy doing for work. Sometimes change can be a great thing!

Following on his points, Tim Cosby, Real Retention President/CEO, joined us to chat about how the next generation of leaders and skilled employees have power in the hiring relationship. He had some great thoughts about how talent is global, the gig economy has changed the hiring landscape, and how companies need to grow in order to keep up with changing technology and outlooks on social dynamics in the workplace.

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Lars Schmidt and Shannon Russo 05/04/2021

Lars Schmidt and Shannon Russo 05/04/2021

June 2, 2021

No two businesses are exactly alike. Owners and CEOs should be tailoring their practices to both existing employees, and potential hires. On this episode of TalentTalk with PeopleG2 CEO and host, Chris Dyer, and guests, Lars Schmidt and Shannon Russo, we articulate various ideas about company culture. This includes doing away with the dreaded meeting overload, selling a job to all the potential hires, how to improve workflow, and more.

Joining us in the first half is Lars Schmidt, Founder of Redefining HR, Author of the Bestselling Book: "Redefining HR"Podcast Host, Modern HR Advocate, Founder, Amplify (HR Executive Search/Consulting), Fast Company Contributor. We discussed how not all company practices can fit every person, and that there are huge shifts going on in how companies can tailor their workflow and resources to their employees to make life easier, more productive, and faster due to increased communication outside of meetings. 

Shannon Russo, CEO, Kinetix and Talent Scout, also joins us to talk to the process of finding candidates that fit for a particular company or industry. There are challenges in finding the right candidate compared to a year ago (2020 vs 2021) and selling a job position to the right candidate through active recruiting can certainly be a challenge.

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Heather R. Younger and Minter Dial 04/27/2021

Heather R. Younger and Minter Dial 04/27/2021

June 1, 2021

Today's episode brings Keynote Speaker, Podcast Host, CEO & Founder of Employee Fanatix, and Author of "The Art of Caring Leadership", Heather R. Younger. We discuss what it means to be a compassionate leader and 9 ways leaders can ensure that all of their employees are heard in order to provide said employees with a sense of belonging, through trust and understanding.

In the second half, we speak with Minter Dial: Keynote speaker, emcee, podcaster, elevator, and author of “You Lead, How Being Yourself Makes You A Better Leader” to discuss what it takes to be a leader of tomorrow, empathy as a superpower, and the inside-out model.

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Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton 04/20/2021

Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton 04/20/2021

May 31, 2021

This episode is a little different! Instead of each speaker in either half of the show, we have two guests sharing a slot. We welcome Cofounders of The Culture Works, Both Members of Marshall Goldsmith's Top 100 Executive Coaches, Keynote Speakers, and Bestselling Authors, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton

Covered in this episode are topics such as anxiety in the workplace, facing issues and adversity, and how to overcome those problems with teamwork and communication. These topics are covered in their published book: "Anxiety at Work", but they gave us a basic rundown of their ideas and some strategies that any manager or owner can do to help their employees.

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Margie Meacham and Charlie Judy 04/13/2021

Margie Meacham and Charlie Judy 04/13/2021

May 30, 2021

Today's episode is brought to you in the wonderful company of Margie Meacham, Author of "AI in Talent Development: Capitalize on the AI Revolution to Transform the Way You Work, Learn, Live” to discuss the benefits of embracing/adopting AI in talent development. It's a fascinating topic that's becoming more and more relevant over time, whether in sifting through resumes or automating the tedious tasks that plague the working world.

Also joining us later in the show is Charlie Judy, Chief People & Culture Officer (CHRO) at Intelligent Medical Objects for a discussion about managing culture and employee experience, and how to use data to manage/optimize our workforce. This data can take many forms, from evaluating employee performance to simply sitting down and talking to someone about issues they're having in the workplace.

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Jamey Rootes and Jeanne Achille 04/06/2021

Jamey Rootes and Jeanne Achille 04/06/2021

May 29, 2021

Are you ready for a journey into talent management? On this episode of TalentTalk with PeopleG2 CEO and host, Chris Dyer, we have invited Jamey Roots and Jeanne Achille to discuss employee retention, how to be a good leader, and what part AI development seems to be taking in the business world.

Jamey Roots, Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author of "The Winning Game Plan: A Proven Leadership Playbook for Continuous Business Success”, goes on a dive into 4-D Leadership and the key talents which leaders must possess, and how to go about intentionally building #companyculture. 

Following that is a great conversation with Jeanne Achille, CEO of The Devon Group and Chair, Women in HR Tech Summit at the Annual HR Tech Conference. We talked about how training and development are important forms of recognition, and why payroll is the ultimate employee experience. 

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Dr. Ellen Reed and Dr. Jason Selk 03/30/2021

Dr. Ellen Reed and Dr. Jason Selk 03/30/2021

May 28, 2021

Dr. Ellen Reed, Mental Toughness Expert & Co-Author of Relentless Solution Focus, joined us once again after last year's successful talk to continue a discussion about how people deal with stress and problems in their lives and in the workplace. She offered insightful teachings about how to solve issues and shed stress by doing so.

Mental Toughness Expert, Keynote Speaker, Co-Author of RSF, and Performance Coach, Dr. Jason Selk of Enhanced Performance, Inc. joined us alongside her to discuss working through problems, dealing with frustration, and how to surpass challenges for anyone, not just those at the very top of their game.

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Jill Christensen 03/23/2021

Jill Christensen 03/23/2021

May 25, 2021

Are you ready for a journey into talent management? On this episode of TalentTalk with PeopleG2 CEO and host, Chris Dyer, and guest, Jill Christensen. This week's episode only brings us a single guest, but her insights into keeping employees attracted to and engaged in the success of a business are fascinating!

Jill is the Best-Selling Author of "If Not You, Who? Cracking the Code of Employee Disengagement", Keynote Speaker, and Top 200 Global Thought Leader to Watch in 2021. We have an animated conversation about employee engagement including: why so many organizations are still not getting it right, what they can do differently to keep employees interested and invested with a business, the impact the pandemic had on employee engagement, and what the future will hold for it.

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Michelle Weise and Chuck Cooper 03/16/2021

Michelle Weise and Chuck Cooper 03/16/2021

May 24, 2021

We know that our guests are eager learners and hungry for education. On this episode of TalentTalk with PeopleG2 CEO and host, Chris Dyer, and guests, Michelle Weise, Author of, “Long Life Learning”; and Chuck Cooper, Managing Member at WhiteWater Consulting. We discussed navigating better economic opportunities, HR AI opportunities, how to attract & retain high performing employees, and more. 

First up, Education & Workforce Strategist, Thinkers50 Radar List 2021, and Author of Long Life Learning, Michelle Weise. We discuss how today's workforce is different from years past and how educators and employers can adjust to this. We’re covering how to improve the skills gap and a “new ecosystem for education.” 

Stay tuned for Chuck Cooper, Managing Member at WhiteWater Consulting, who is passionate about helping business owners navigate the world of HR through consulting, education, analysis and solutions, to eliminate the fear, uncertainty and doubt business owners have when it comes to solving their people problems. We discuss what the future of work look like for small and midsize companies, how COVID has impacted employee engagement and mental health, what leaders can do to help their employees deal with mental health challenges, and how employee benefit strategies are impacting talent retention and employee engagement.

You’ll want to tune in to this discussion for more on how the pandemic changed leadership and talent management needs and how the economy and education systems need to play catch up.

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Larry Olsen and Maurice Fuller 03/09/21

Larry Olsen and Maurice Fuller 03/09/21

March 16, 2021

We're getting extra geeky on this episode of Talent Talk with PeopleG2 CEO and host, Chris Dyer, and astute guests, Larry OlsenAperneo CEO; and Maurice FullerStaffingTec Founder. We went deep diving into corporate geekery with a discussion on performance-driven neurology, company culture, staffing technology, and other leadership considerations. 

First up, Corporate Culture Expert, Keynote Speaker, Author and CEO of Aperneo, Larry R. Olsen joins us to discuss creating "Cultures That Ignite Profitability by Awakening an Engaged Workforce." We dive into performance-driven neurology and it's part in real business growth and sustainability. But stay tuned for Maurice Fuller, Staffing Technology expert and Founder of StaffingTec, to share about rapidly evolving technology and what it means for recruiting and staffing. We discuss top technology trends and how Robotic Process Automation and AI are impacting this space. Join us for a talk about the future of staffing and talent management. 

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