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Join Ron Lovett (who is obsessed with culture) as he speaks with thought leaders who share their experiences with building incredible high performing cultures.

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Join Ron Lovett (who is obsessed with culture) as he speaks with thought leaders who share their experiences with building incredible high performing cultures.

    L&D Innovations + Design Thinking Mindset - Episode 46

    L&D Innovations + Design Thinking Mindset - Episode 46

    Our guest is Laura Dannels - Head of Talent and Chief Learning Officer at Wellstar Health System and Associate Faculty for Columbia University’s Human Capital program. Laura’s background is connected to well-recognized establishments:
    At Kaiser Permanente her leadership efforts were globally recognized in Training Magazine where she was selected as a “Top 5 Global Emerging Leader” for the creation of KP Leadership University.
    At Pacific Gas and Electric Company she led transformational leadership development which resulted in the organization ranking #14 in Training Magazine’s premier list of “Top Global Training Organizations." Her endeavor received praise as a model program for growing leaders from The White House and the Obama Administration.
    Also, Laura has a passion for helping communities thrive and currently serves as a board member of JDC, a leading global humanitarian organization working in over 70 countries.In this episode of Scaling Culture, Ron and Laura discuss:
    How to apply a design thinking mindset to strengthen the organizational culture  
    How VR and other L&D innovations can enhance the employees' experience
    Her company Wellstar Health’s pandemic experience and what the future of HR looks like there?
    For more information about Laura Dannels, please connect with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauradannels/For more information about the Scaling Culture Podcast or our upcoming book or Masterclass “Scaling Culture”, go to connollyowens.com 

    • 36 min
    The Core Value Equation - Episode 45

    The Core Value Equation - Episode 45

    This episode's guest is Darius Mirshahzadeh, Core Value Evangelist, a Best Selling Author of “The Core Value Equation”.Darius was ranked #9 in Glassdoor’s Top Ranked CEOs in America as CEO of TMS and is an Inc 5000 CEO, ranking #40 in the entire country.  He is also the host of the Top 100 Podcast, The Greatness Machine, where he interviews some of the most interesting and accomplished people who are living their passions to create greatness in the world 
    In this episode, Ron and Darius discuss:
    Why every company should care about discovering and designing their core values?
    How to bring core values to life and what are the most typical roadblocks on that journey?
    How to measure if your organization is living the core values and how they influence the overall business results?
    For more information about Darius, please connect with him on LinkedIn or go to therealdarius.comFor more information about the Scaling Culture Podcast or our upcoming book or Masterclass “Scaling Culture”, go to connollyowens.com 

    • 43 min
    Leading the Next Generation - Episode 44

    Leading the Next Generation - Episode 44

    The guest of this episode is Amy Hanlon-Rodemich, Chief People Officer at GlobalLogic.Amy is a deeply experienced HR executive who has helped some of Silicon Valley’s top brands scale and grow, from Yahoo to VMware.Prior to joining GlobalLogic, Amy was VP of Human Resources at Synopsys and EVP of People at Milestone Technologies  
    In this podcast, Ron and Amy discuss:
    How to deal with the younger generation workforce and how they think differently 
    How does org design around Gen Z look like, the digital experience and access to information?
    What is a “success path” and how does it differ from the traditional “career paths”?
    For more information about Amy, please connect with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amymhanlon/For more information about the Scaling Culture Podcast or our upcoming book or Masterclass “Scaling Culture”, go to connollyowens.com

    • 37 min
    Redefining HR - Episode 43

    Redefining HR - Episode 43

    Lars Schmidt is the Founder of the Redefining HR Accelerator and Amplify (an HR executive search and consulting firm). Lars has spent over 20 years in the industry building a range of leading global companies. He’s a writer for Fast Company, author of the bestselling book Redefining HR, co-author of Employer Branding for Dummies, and Host of the Redefining HR podcast.  
    In this episode, Ron and Lars discuss:
    What “Modern HR” looks like and how it operates
    How to make a change from command-and-control to decentralized-empowering structures
    How to drive accountability and reporting

    • 40 min
    The Culture of Passionate Believers & Agile Innovators - Episode 42

    The Culture of Passionate Believers & Agile Innovators - Episode 42

    Caroline Stockdale is Chief People and Communications Officer at First Solar and a member of the Forbes Human Resources Council.
    Prior to joining First Solar, Caroline served as the Chief Executive Officer for First Perform, Chief People Officer for Medtronic, EVP of Global Human Resources and Business Operations for Warner Music Group, The senior HR leader in global divisions of American Express and General Electric.  In this episode, Ron and Caroline discuss:
    The power of a strong mission
    How to build an agile and innovative culture
    Corporatitis vs the mindset of being an entrepreneur

    • 37 min
    How To Embed Learning & Innovation Into Organizational Culture - Episode 41

    How To Embed Learning & Innovation Into Organizational Culture - Episode 41

    Kelly Rider is Chief Learning and Talent Officer at PTC, a leading digital transformation solutions company.She is responsible for establishing the central learning organization and driving PTC’s learning digital transformation.Prior to PTC, Kelly held leadership positions in corporate L&D at SAP, SuccessFactors, Hewlett-Packard, and ACS/Intellinex.In this episode, Kelly and Ron discuss:
    How to create a culture of continuous learning and improvement?
    How to shift from a traditional learning mindset to that of a constant learner?
    What is innovation and what are some ways we can embed creativity and innovation into organizational culture? 

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

Erinleigh70 ,

Great podcast

You don’t have to be an HR professional or entrepreneur to benefit from this podcast! I always get a nugget of valuable information from each episode. It’s enjoyable to listen to because it’s a real and easy going conversation.

Brittany Rafuse ,

Such an easy listen and full of great nuggets of wisdom

After ready Outrageous Empowerment, I was delighted to find out that Ron also has a podcast. It’s a refreshing and out of the box look at team dynamics.
Fingers crossed for a second book!

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