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!!
Tom Darrow, the Founder and Principal at Talent Connections and Career Spa talks about mis-employed persons, and how his company helps to get them back into the talent stream. He also talked about having the right person in place in HR for those companies that want to achieve growth. Greg Till, the Senior VP, CHRO Field HR and Talent for Providence St. Joseph shares about the unique culture of Providence St. Joseph, and how this impacts his talent acquisition strategies. He also talks about some of the initiatives that he has created that foster employee engagement.
Perry Timms, the Founder and Chief Energy Officer at People & Transformational HR talks with Chris about "changing the world of work, one conversation at a time" and the importance of Transformational HR. He shares out tranformational HR can help employees, managers and executives become better in their work and leadership, and discusses the 3 or 4 things that organizations need to understand in order to achieve a transformational HR outlook.
The first half of this show is features an interview with the host, Chris Dyer, talking about his book, "The Power of Company Culture" as well as his recent experience in Guatamala as a speaker for a conference on remote work environments. In the second half, Breckon Jones, the Group Reward Change Consultant for LendLease joined to talk about well being at work, and how wellbeing programs can help companies become a Thriving Workplace. He also talks about the importance of how companies can drive optimal engagement and productivity.
Sesil Pir, the Founder of WhirlingChief shares what trends are happening in the workplace, as well as what companies and business leaders need to be thinking about as they look to the future. Kevin Grossman, the President of Global Programs at Talent Board HR talks about some of the trends he is seeing in the workplace. He also talks about the importance of companies improving the candidate experience and how this can impact the employer brand.
Steve Patscot, Consultant at Spencer Stuart and former VP of HR for GE Healthcare talks about what it takes to run a world class HR organization, as well as sharing what he feels are the biggest risks for HR today. Karin Volo, the Director and Co-Founder of Evolushen, a recognized global expert in employee engagement talks about some of the biggest challenges companies face right now and the importance of trust as it relates to creating a quality engagement experience.
Lucy Adams, the CEO of Disruptive HR talks about why she started Disruptive HR and how she helps companies deliver HR in different and innovative ways. Nicole Dessain, the CEO of Talent Imperative and President of DisruptHR, Chicago talks about design thinking, and how this model will become a game changer for HR and talent leaders. She also shares about her work with the HR Hackathon and DisruptHR, Chicago.
Charlie Judy, the Founder and CEO of WorkXO joined Chris to talk about his work analyzing the cultures of organizations, and what company's with a culture that is in need of improvement need to do to make it better. He also discusses what it takes for companies to out perform their competition and how culture plays a role in this.
Jeanette Maister, Americas Managing Director for WCN, and Chrissy Eblin, the COO for Golden Spoon join Chris to talk about their experiences in leadership and talent management. Jeanette shares about what it takes for a company to drive growth and transform their recruiting efforts, as well as what she is seeing within the area of campus recruiting and finding talent early. Chrissy talks about how her leadership impacts the organization in a positive way, and how her decisions regarding leadership and operations have helped shape the culture of the company in a positive way.
Ian Ziskin, the President of Exec Excel Group LLC shares his insights on how the world of HR needs to be reshaped and reimagined. As the CEO and President, he also talks about how he maintains the enthusiams and vision of the organization through his innovative leadership.
Jay Mattern, the CEO of Peoplelink Group talks about what it takes to continue to challenge yourself as a leader and what to do to continue to develop personal leadership. He also addresses the questions of "Who are you when no one is looking," a challenge to all leaders to consider the impact of you are personally and how it can impact and affect your leadership.
Darren Simons, President, CDI Corporation and Nicole Mack, the National Director of Recruiting for MMC Workforce Services join Chris Dyer on this episode. Darren talks about how the talent within an organization can have an effect on the organizations overall value. Nicole shares about the importance of finding that perfect talent fit for a company.
Sean Ebner, the President of PeopleReady and Josie Batres, Vice President and DIrect of HR Program Design and Management at East West Bank join Chris to share their thoughts on talent and leadership. Sean talks about PeopleReady's program, JobStack and how this innovative tool is changing the landscape of blue collar hiring. Josie shares her thoughts on how to bring about positive organizational change, as well as how to keep a company like East West Bank innovative from a talent perspective.