John Hoefer and Janelle Mitchell are two great leaders who draw out the best in the organizations they work with. John is the President at Milestone Risk Management & Insurance Services who believes that the best way to handle difficult situations is to collaborate with his team, or partners, and develop solutions. He also strongly believes in the power of listening and using feedback as an advantage. Janelle, an Executive Consultant in HR with HR Squared is known for building human resource capacity within an organization. She believes in a strategy focused around people initiatives as a way of building a strong culture.
Regina Romeo, the Director of HR for CPS HR Consulting has spent her entire career devoted to human resources. She is driven by continuing to meet the challenges presented as a strategic partner through HR. Vinay Johar, the CEO at RChilli shares his insights on the HR Tech Industry, the challenges of this unique side of HR, and what the future looks like for the recruiting industry with this new technology.
Purpose matters in business because people want to be a part of something bigger and make a difference, according to Consultant and Author Dov Baron. Passion for your work is the vehicle that transports purpose. Milton Green, HR Director for Charter Communications, talks about the importance of data analytics in HR, and how to win the war for talent when unemployment is low.
Building an award winning company culture can be a challenge under regular circumstances, but when the company is virtual it makes it that much more difficult. John Bernatovicz, Founder of Willory, shares what it takes to create an effective culture in a virtual environment, as well as sharing his secrets about making employees thrive in this type of environment. Charles Wilson, CEO of the Southern CA Water Coalition talks about motivating volunteers and how he identifies the most effective leaders.
Finding the right talent is a key for a startup, and identifying people who bring opposite strengths of the entrepreneur help to ensure that the company will reach its revenue goals, says Kiffany Hoover, an HR and Human Capital Strategist. Our second guest, Dawn Myers, Director of People & Culture for Montage International talks about the importance of leaders building relationships and how these relationships strengthens the culture and brings about results.
Coaching life coaches is what drives Tim Brownson, the owner of Coach the Life Coach. It's important for him to see people start making changes in their lives, and ensuring that those that are helping them are getting the help they need as well. Cici Perrier, the CEO of Snowfox knows what it means to align leadership and employees and why this is a vital formula for success. Employees need to be motivated to help the company succeed.
Organizational culture is a passion for David Kirsch, Business Consultant, Trainer at Simplitude. Having adopted and implemented the Coaching Kata, he utilizes this to help organizations stimulate a culture towards continuous improvement. For Joyoti Banerji, helping organizations design and implement their workplace culture to create the desired business outcomes is what drives her in her work as a consultant. She wants to help companies find what they are doing wrong with their cultures so that they can correct them and move forward with successful results.
Connecting to self, other and to the planet are the authentic connections one can make, according to Rachel McGehee. She also talks about the need for strong connections within remote teams to strengthen the bonds between team members. Gus Van Dender concludes the show by talking about his passion and obsession with culture and community within an organization. He points out that companies should not take a cookie cutter approach to their culture, but rather find what fits to make it successful.
Melissa Smith, Founder of The PVA and Tom Janz, the Founder and CEO of The Talent Analytics Group join the show to share their insights on all things talent. Melissa talks about her passion for virtual business and recruiting Virtual Assistants, which includes matchmaking clients and VA's to ensure a cultural fit. Tom shares about The Talent Analytics Group, or TAG, and how these analytics can help today's workforce identify the right candidates. He also talks about his work on tracking positive and negative motivational forces which can help drive performance.
Ralph Weickel, the President of the Corporation for Positive Change, and Bob Larkin, a Leadership Development Instructor and Executive Coach at Academy Leadership join Chris to share their insights. Ralph Weickel talks about his work on positive change, and how positive change can benefit the culture and overall performance of the organization. Bob Larkin talks about Academy Leadership and how organizations can benefit from leadership development.