Talent Talk
Steve McKee and Brian Breth - 2/4/2020

Steve McKee and Brian Breth - 2/4/2020

February 10, 2020

Chris' guests on this episode are Steve McKee, Co-founder of McKee Wallwork + Co (a marketing advisory firm) and Author of 'Power Branding' & 'When Growth Stalls'. And Brian Breth, Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Fair.com. 

One tidbit from Chris' conversation with Steve is, "A lack of alignment or consensus can be incredibly destructive to an internal structure of a company. We've got to stop the eye rolling." And Brian was equally engaging with quotes like, "Your team is only going to be as good as you empower them to be". Listen to the whole conversation with Chris and his guests... Great insights!

 

Garry Turner - 1/28/2020

Garry Turner - 1/28/2020

February 10, 2020

In this week's edition of TalentTalk Radio, Chris Dyer interviews British guest, Garry Turner. Garry is a man of many trades, including:  International sales & product management professional, Keynote & DisruptHR speaker, and Interpersonal Catalyst. 

One gem of a quote that we heard on this episode was, "Being able to have courage and ask for help is terrifying for some people". Listen to the full episode to hear the conversation Chris and Garry had, including the part about courage and asking for help. It's a great listen!

Aldeen Simmonds and Beck Power - 1/21/2020

Aldeen Simmonds and Beck Power - 1/21/2020

February 10, 2020

On this edition of TalentTalk radio, Chris has some engaging conversations with 2 incredible guests. Aldeen Simmonds who is a Human Resources and Operations Transformation Strategist, Speaker and Coach (Business + Career) helping people and organizations (SMEs) optimize and do more with less. And Beck Power is a nomadic entrepreneur hailing from Auckland, New Zealand. With a background in stand up comedy, travel and business, she is best known for her mindset hacks and bootstrapped companies.

These 2 women were really great to listen to... lots of interesting takes on how to do business in 2020. Listen in to hear Chris chat with them and learn about how they are approaching their unique jobs.

Derrick Waters and Ted Malley - 1/14/2020

Derrick Waters and Ted Malley - 1/14/2020

February 10, 2020

On this episode of TalentTalk radio... Chris Dyer interviews Derrick Waters, who is an experienced Vice President Of Operations and Engineering at UPS with a demonstrated history of working in the transportation/trucking/railroad industry. And Ted Malley, Chief Customer Officer at Ceridian who focus' on building trusting relationships with our employees and our customers.

"Each generation has a new set of qualities that they bring to the table, it's important to learn from everyone"... just one great quote from guest Derrick Waters. And Ted shared, "Leadership in an organization is almost parallel to parenting a child... Give that responsibility one bit at a time AND allow them to fail and learn from it."

Have a listen to hear all the great quotes from Derrick and Ted! And as always, great insights from Keynote Speaker, Author, and CEO of PeopleG2, Chris Dyer.

Brandon Moreno and John DiJulius - 1/7/2020

Brandon Moreno and John DiJulius - 1/7/2020

February 10, 2020

In our first episode of 2020, Chris interviews Brandon Moreno, President of Everhive, a company that provides effective contingent workforce solutions management. And also, John DiJulius, who is the President of the DiJulius group and is a keynote speaker, consultant, best-selling author, and entrepreneur.

Our guests Brandon and John brought some really great insights to the show... and had a wonderfully engaging conversation with Chris Dyer.

Carolina Caro and Tom Baine - 12/17/2019

Carolina Caro and Tom Baine - 12/17/2019

February 10, 2020

The last TalentTalk show of 2019... Our guests are Carolina Caro who is a Keynote Speaker, a Certified Leadership Coach and a Professional Facilitator who who specializes in mindfulness-based practices rooted in neuroscience. And Tom Baine who is the division president of Southern California for Landsea Homes where he is responsible for overseeing the planning, development and implementation of the company’s communities in the region.

Chris had great conversations with both Caroline and Tom... their areas of expertise are vastly different so the show really has something for everyone. Please dig in to this podcast and let us know your thoughts on the subjects that were covered. 

Cecilia Gorman and Kelly Irons - 11/19/2019

Cecilia Gorman and Kelly Irons - 11/19/2019

February 10, 2020

Chris Dyer's guests this week are Cecilia Gorman, Owner at Creative Talent Partners: Employee Training & Development Consultancy - Specializing in maximizing employee potential, especially in new or struggling managers and teams. And Kelly Irons, CEO of developUS which was founded to increase the performance of teams by providing customized interventions, followed by individual coaching, to maximize learning and transformation.

These 2 powerhouse CEO guests really raise the bar for our listeners in terms of their experience, creativity, and ingenuity in their related fields. This is not a podcast that you will want to skip.

Steven Sisler and Paul Gibbons - 11/5/2019

Steven Sisler and Paul Gibbons - 11/5/2019

February 10, 2020

TalentTalk guests this week include Steven Sisler, President at Behavioral Resource Group and Author of the two groundbreaking behavior books, "The Four People Types and What Drives Them" and "What Moves Us: an integrated look at human motivation." And Paul Gibbons: Author, Professor, Keynote Speaker, and Consultant who specializes in leading change, strategy, and helping businesses navigate ethical challenges (AI, automation, discrimination, harassment, digital privacy, international competition, and fraud).

This episode is loaded with great conversations about human behavior, AI, and leading change in the workplace. Have a listen and let us know your thoughts!

 

Tristan Kromer and Kraig Kistinger - 10/29/2019

Tristan Kromer and Kraig Kistinger - 10/29/2019

February 10, 2020

On this episode of TalentTalk Radio, Chris welcomes Tristan Kromer: Innovation Coach and Founder of Kromatic as well as Kraig Kistinger the Director of HR for National Tube Supply. 

Chris and Tristan gave our listeners a lot to consider... "You really need to have #innovation as a core concept of your company". This episode has lots of takeaways and you can find out more at https://www.kromatic.com/ .

Director of HR, Kraig Kistinger, and Chris delve into the nuances of the HR world. Have a listen for some inspiration and engaging dialogue! 

Patricia Jones and Jen Spencer - 10/22/2019

Patricia Jones and Jen Spencer - 10/22/2019

October 30, 2019

Patricia Jones, the CEO of Connected Arrows International and Jen Spencer, the President and CEO of The Creative Executive join Chris to talk about their thoughts on change management, culture and employee performance.

Patricia opened the show by talking about managing change, how strategic is to organizational success, and how leaders might be a roadblock at times to organizations being successful with change. She identifies pragmatic ways to solving for creating a marriage among new talent, and legacy talent, to enable organizations to move faster and think differently.

Jen talks about some of the things that help leaders grow and develop in their understanding of themselves as leaders in an organization. She also talks about some of the barriers of retention and the importance of companies providing opportunities to autonomy and self awareness as a key to sustainable career development within a company. 

Brian Covey and Andi Plantenberg - 10/15/2019

Brian Covey and Andi Plantenberg - 10/15/2019

October 18, 2019

Brian Covey, the VP of Regional Production for Loan Depot, joined Chris on TalentTalk to talk about some of the challenges that come about when working with remote teams as well as ensuring you are hiring the right people. He understands the difficulty in having tough conversations, but knows the value in having them and making them beneficial for both parties.

Andi Plantenberg, the Principal and Founder of FutureTight shares how employees need to have an entrepreneurial mindset within an organization which can only help the company as well as the employee find success. It's important for organizations to have fast and nimble foresight in order for them to stay ahead of the competition. 

Dr. Deena Brown and Kathy Hammond - 10/01/2019

Dr. Deena Brown and Kathy Hammond - 10/01/2019

October 4, 2019

Dr. Deena Brown, Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team and speaker on leadership shares her thoughts on what a culturally inclusive workplace looks like in the midst of a multi-generational workforce. She also let's listeners in on her "secret sauce" for hiring top talent in a highly competitive market. 

Kathy Hammond, the CEO of SalesFit Staffing Solutions makes her second appearance on TalentTalk. She talks about some of the key metrics that employers should consider in their talent acquisition plans. Her company is also developing an online platform that will help expedite job placements by matching employers to recruiting agencies. Listen to how this will be possible!

Matthew Peters and Daniel Mendieta - 09/24/2019

Matthew Peters and Daniel Mendieta - 09/24/2019

October 3, 2019

As a strategic asset to a company, HR can impact change and manage change effectively, Matthew Peters, the HR Director for the Fairfax County Park Authority shares in his interview with Chris Dyer. Having an effective employee relation strategy is a must, and great things can happen for an organization when they have this in place.

As the CEO and Founder of Global People Strategist, Daniel Mendieta knows about the challenges that come with engaging talent internationally, and acknowledged that many employers make mistakes when employing abroad. The biggest challenge for his company is staying up to date with labor laws in more than 100 companies, but they do it and this makes them successful in assisting organizations understand how to effectively manage a global workforce.

Darien George and Stephanie Navasu - 09/04/2019

Darien George and Stephanie Navasu - 09/04/2019

September 24, 2019

Darien George, a Managing Partner at Mackenzie, Eason and Associates talks about the importance of maintaining culture in the midst of M&A's, and how the culture can often times affect the success or failure of an M&A. He also shares how succession planning has become increasingly difficult with so much movement in the job market. Stephanie Navasu, the Talent Acquisition Manager for Bay Cities talks about how she has aligned talent strategy with the strategic plan of the company, which has helped to keep talent and allow talent to grow with the company. 

Annette Franz and Lisa DiVirgilio Arnold - 08/20/2019

Annette Franz and Lisa DiVirgilio Arnold - 08/20/2019

September 4, 2019

Annette Franz, the Founder/CEO of CX Journey talks about the importance of the employee experience and how any successful organization makes this a priority. Leaders need to listen to their employees, and involve them in decisions and changes. Lisa DiVirgilio Arnold, the COO of We Are Mammoth and Kin HR talks about the importance of keeping engagement high in her organizations, as well as the success companies find when they utilize a team dynamic.

Ken Meeks and Nathan Hirsch - 08/13/2019

Ken Meeks and Nathan Hirsch - 08/13/2019

August 16, 2019

Ken Meeks, the President and CEO of ResourceOne International talks about the challenges of finding good candidates when unemployment is so low, and also shares how ResourceOne differentiates itself in a competitive industry and keeps it's partners happy and moving forward with top talent. Nathan Hirsch, the owner of FreeeUp shares how his company helps business owners by providing top freelance talent which provides many advantages over regular employees. 

Mary Fox and Troy Hoffman - 08/06/2019

Mary Fox and Troy Hoffman - 08/06/2019

August 16, 2019

Mary Fox, the CEO of Marlow talks about the importance of personalized development for employees, encouraging them to create their own development plan. She also expresses the importance of the role of HR and managers in ensuring that positive growth happens among employees. Troy Hoffman, the CEO and Founder of Simpluris, shares about his desire to encourage others to be better at what they do and to create a new story for themselves. He also talks about the need for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses to provide a higher level of freedom. 

Mohamed Latib and Tami Andres - 07/30/2019

Mohamed Latib and Tami Andres - 07/30/2019

August 13, 2019

CX University helps organizations focus on the Customer Experience and become more aligned with the company goals, according to Mohamed Latib, the CEO of CX University. Being competent in customer experience is a strategic imperative for organizations. Tami Andres, the VP of HR for Goodwin and Company shares her thoughts on the most important aspects of leadership, and how important it is for HR to embrace their strategic role in the company. 

Jeff Bain and Allison Maslan - 07/23/2019

Jeff Bain and Allison Maslan - 07/23/2019

August 13, 2019

Jeff Bain, the CEO of TeamTraction talks about how the Traction System can help improve business performance and achieve growth goals. It's important that companies continue to strive for goals to eliminate the possibility of backsliding. Allison Maslan, the CEO at Pinnacle Global Network shares her experience in building businesses, but also talks about how organizations can become stuck for years at the same level. Her book, Scale or Fail helps business owners to lay out a plan to scale their company.

Kathleen Delano and Chris Chancey - 07/16/2019

Kathleen Delano and Chris Chancey - 07/16/2019

August 7, 2019

Kathleen Delano, the CEO of PMIC, Inc. shares about the challenges of managing geographically diverse teams. She also talks about the importance of ensuring everyone is engaged in their work. Chris Chancey, the Founder and CEO of Amplio Recruiting talks about his company's emphasis on hiring refugees, and the benefits of hiring refugees who are eager to work for their employers. 

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