In today’s world of work, it’s too easy to forget that Human Resource are actually Human People. This podcast gives you fresh perspectives on leadership, teams, change, diversity and values, as well as actionable ideas to make working with other humans better for everyone, because I believe that well-being at work is a basic human right.
Fostering Meaningful Human Connections
We’re all susceptible to a certain amount of influence that can negatively shift our self-perspective and our perspectives of others. How can we peel away the resulting false assumptions and beliefs to build or rebuild meaningful human connections? Shari Foos, celebrated therapist and Founder of The Narrative Method, talks about the practice of using relational awareness in business, education, and everyday life to develop radical empathy, compassion, and understanding for those around us.
Recruiting, Interviewing and Building Corporate Culture (Rebroadcast)
Michael talks with Paul Herrick, a Madrid-based former HR executive who is now a Managing Partner at Arco IrisH Human Solutions, for a wide-ranging conversation about how job seekers can differentiate themselves from the competition. Paul also shares his insights about taking advantage of job interviews as a chance to assess cultural fit, and leaders’ roles in building culture in start-up and scale-up companies.
Personal Branding During the Pandemic and Beyond (Rebroadcast)
Why should you care more about personal branding now than before the pandemic began? Are you missing everyday opportunities to build your personal band? What strategies can you use to create a more meaningful and interesting life? Dorie Clark shares her answers to these questions, and we also talk about her perspective on a range of topics including how we can improve wellbeing in the workplace. Dorie has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was recognized as the #1 Communication Coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards. She teaches executive education at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School, and she is the author of Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine. Her latest book, The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World, was published in September 2021.
Leaders and Storytelling (Bonus Clip)
This is bonus material from Episode 41: Helping Startups and their Leaders Grow. In this clip, Barry Collodi, a veteran consultant who's coached billion-dollar startup CEOs, shares his thoughts on the link between leadership and storytelling.
Helping Startups and Their Leaders Grow
Personal growth and business growth are intertwined for many professionals, especially for startup founders. How do leaders balance taking care of themselves, their teams, and their business all at once? Pick up concrete ideas for improving listening skills, managing your ego, creating organizational culture, and sidestepping assumptions that can inhibit your sense of achievement from Barry Collodi, a veteran consultant who's coached billion-dollar startup CEOs.
Aligning Personal Finances with Personal Values
When it comes to money, how much is enough? Barry Horner, CEO of the leading UK financial planning firm Paradigm Norton, helps clients and their families discover their own answers to this question. We also talk about how Paradigm Norton’s business philosophy led it to become a certified B Corp and the importance of including financial education in school curriculum to help raise the financial wellbeing for future generations.