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Extreme Words of Wisdom for the Newly-Promoted Supervisor - with Keppel Bharath

Extreme Words of Wisdom for the Newly-Promoted Supervisor - with Keppel Bharath

May 16, 2022

More often than not, people are promoted to roles in management with very little training and few expectations set.  That of course is a recipe for disaster (although it keeps us busy at Boss Builders!) but one you can prevent.  Our guest today is one of the most knowledgable people I know.  Keppel Bharath is a retired Senior Fellow from Pratt & Whitney Canada.  I had the pleasure of meeting Keppel many years ago and was amazed at his knowledge.  He was on my original podcast a couple of years ago and I want you to hear this powerful interview.  Lots of tips so be sure to take good notes!

 

How to Create a Workplace Where Everyone Belongs - with DDS Dobson-Smith

How to Create a Workplace Where Everyone Belongs - with DDS Dobson-Smith

May 3, 2022

Many of my listeners are busy working on developing cultures of diversity, equity, and inclusion. My guest on this episode, DDS Dobson-Smith tells us to also include BELONGING in this effort.  DDS is the Founder of Soul Trained.  He is an author, coach, speaker, and consultant who helps organizations create the type of culture where people are accepted for WHO they are, leading to a more cohesive, successful, and effective organization.  DDS is the author of You Can Be Yourself Here:  Your Pocket Guide to Creating Inclusive Workplaces by Using the Psychology of Belonging.  

How to Create the Workplace You Crave - with Anne Jacoby

How to Create the Workplace You Crave - with Anne Jacoby

April 19, 2022

Is it possible to create a workplace culture that exudes creativity?  According to our guest Anne Jacoby, it is. Anne is an accomplished public speaker, author, entrepreneur and CEO of Spring Street Solutions, dedicated to cultivating creativity at work. She offers practical tools for business leaders to build the culture they crave. By blending her background in the arts and business know-how, Anne addresses how cultivating creativity is essential in the new world of work. 

Promotions are so Yesterday - with Julie Winkle Giulioni

Promotions are so Yesterday - with Julie Winkle Giulioni

April 12, 2022

You know that careers don't operate like they used to. And yet, career development continues to keep going along as it has for decades. Something's got to change. It's time to discover a new framework and tools that will allow you to reimagine and update career development so you can help employees tap the endless possibilities for growth and satisfaction beyond promotions.  Our guest today, Julie Winkle Giulioni is a champion for workplace growth and development and helps executives and leaders optimize talent and potential within their organizations.  Julie and I discuss this as well as training strategies to use in today's hybrid environment.

The Power of Winning Relationships - with Morag Barrett

The Power of Winning Relationships - with Morag Barrett

April 5, 2022

Why are workplace relationships important, and why should we work on them?  Our guest today, Morag Barrett explains why. Morag is a highly accomplished keynote speaker, leadership development expert, and bestselling author of Cultivate: The Power of Winning Relationships and The Future-Proof Workplace. Morag is the founder and CEO of SkyeTeam, a boutique leadership development firm, and has supported more than 15,000 leaders from 20 countries and on 4 continents achieve outstanding results by improving the effectiveness of their leadership and teams.

How Men Can Become Effective Allies in the Workplace - with Ray Arata

How Men Can Become Effective Allies in the Workplace - with Ray Arata

March 28, 2022

Ray Arata is the author of  Showing Up: How Men Can Become Effective Allies in the Workplace.

As an expert in leadership, inclusion, allyship, and emotional literacy, professionals connect with Ray because he leads from his heart and practices what he teaches in his own businesses and personal life. He brings an extensive business background and more than 15,000 hours in leading men to develop emotional literacy.

In this episode, Ray and I discuss the role men can play in building an inclusive workplace culture while increasing their self-awareness. We also looked at how organizations can meet their men where they are and include them in DEI initiatives.

The Future of Work - with Ira S. Wolfe

The Future of Work - with Ira S. Wolfe

March 22, 2022

Described as a “Millennial trapped in a Baby Boomer body, the World’s 1st Chief Googlization Officer, a “hire authority,” and “certified prophet” of workforce trends, Ira S. Wolfe has emerged as one of HR’s most visionary thinkers.  Ira is an author, a TEDx speaker, and In this episode, we spend time talking about future trends and how to prepare for them.  

The Big Book of HR - with Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem

The Big Book of HR - with Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem

March 15, 2022

Barbara Mitchell & Cornelia Gamlem began their writing partnership in 2012 and are still collaborating on writing projects.  They are celebrating 10 years of writing together with The Big Book of HR, 10th Anniversary Edition. I had them on the show to share the 10th anniversary edition of their first book.  These are two of the most fun people I've interviewed and we discussed the book as well as relevant topics in HR in this age of resignations, COVID, and other chaotic issues.

How to Build a Better Organization - with Robert Kohlhepp

How to Build a Better Organization - with Robert Kohlhepp

March 8, 2022

The Great Recession has many organizations thinking of new and innovative ways to hire and build a winning culture.  But what if "new school" can't solve the problems that "old school" already has?  Our guest today is Robert Kohlhepp.  He is the author of How to Build a Better Organization and the retired CEO of Cintas Corporation.  Bob shares the story of how he was hand-picked to lead Cintas and how, through his leadership, the company grew and prospered.  Bob gives us tips on how to hire, even in this new era of speed and need.

How to Transform Your Hiring Practices to Maximize Business Results - with Tatiyana Cure

How to Transform Your Hiring Practices to Maximize Business Results - with Tatiyana Cure

March 1, 2022

The Great Resignation has made many organizations revamp and retool their hiring processes.  You have to move fast to get the best available candidates.  But what if there's more to it than that?  Our guest today, Tatiyana Cure is an experienced talent acquisition professional and the author of Hire to Win.  Tatiyana gives some great tips, techniques, and suggestions to be more effective and efficient in your talent acquisition strategy.

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