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Chris Dyer is a recognized performance expert, speaker, and consultant. He has channeled what he has learned in his business research and as Founder and CEO of PeopleG2, a leading background check company, into his best-selling book, The Power of Company Culture (Kogan Page, 2018). 247402

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Chris Dyer is a recognized performance expert, speaker, and consultant. He has channeled what he has learned in his business research and as Founder and CEO of PeopleG2, a leading background check company, into his best-selling book, The Power of Company Culture (Kogan Page, 2018). 247402

    Mary G. Russell and Mari Ryan 08/11/2020

    Mary G. Russell and Mari Ryan 08/11/2020

    Download this workforce well being focused podcast as host, Chris Dyer, leads a discussion on the role of Human Resources and how organizations can create culture that supports the their workforce. Join guests Mary Russell, President/Founder of The Grady Group, a Human Resources Company, and Mari Ryan, CEO/Founder of Advancing Wellness and they share leadership tips, tricks, and tools for success. 
    "In your people lies your own strength and weaknesses." Mary G. Russell of The Grady Group reminds us of the importance of emotional intelligence and respect for all workers, including the bottom line essential individual. She reminds executives that it is more costly to do nothing than to take immediate action to correct the problem. And in many cases, issues came to surface because no one took action. 
    Advancing Wellness CEO & Founder, Mari Ryan, later shares with listeners about strategies on how companies can create cultures that support the well-being of their workplace. She encourages us look at how policies, benefits, physical space, and more that contribute to employee well-being because when we see that people feel good and connected to the purpose of an organization, they are more productive, engaged, and likely to stay with that organization for a long time. “When creating culture, we are thinking about creating a people centrist organization that demonstrates caring.”
    Have a listen for some inspiration on living with distraction and still seeing the connections that contribute to well being and successful company cultures.

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    Nancy Michieli and Pattie Grimm 08/04/2020

    Nancy Michieli and Pattie Grimm 08/04/2020

    Download or stream this workplace equality focused episode of TalentTalk with host, Chris Dyer. Join our first guest, Nancy Michieli, Rapid Transformational Therapy Practitioner and Coach, as she shares about the importance of feminine energy and how it can be used to improve team performance. Nancy answers questions like, "Why is alignment more important than procedures and task-driven activities?" And, "How can a leader use Mindset and Language to improve the success of a team and themselves?"
    Stick around for our next guest, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Coach and Women's Advocate, Pattie Grimm. She shares with us the shocking statistics about women in the workplace and why it's so important for companies to take women’s equality and pay parity seriously. Pattie and Chris answer questions like, "Does creating a more inclusive workplace really benefit the company’s bottom-line?" And, "What can men do?"
    Pattie shares, "We still need to kick, not kiss, that glass ceiling.” Tune in to this podcast download to see if you agree.

    • 52 min
    Dr. Heather Myers and Ben Brooks 07/28/2020

    Dr. Heather Myers and Ben Brooks 07/28/2020

    On this episode of TalentTalk, Chris Dyer is first joined by Dr. Heather Myers, Chief Psychology Officer at Traitify. Listen in as they discuss the role psychology plays in the workplace, specifically during the hiring or on-boarding process. And answer questions like, "With much of the hourly and essential workforce impacted by COVID-19, how do companies need to do to prepare for the increase of applications." Or, "How can companies still provide a personalized candidate experience even with limited resources?"
    Joined next by Pilot Founder & CEO, Ben Brooks, Chris asks questions about COVID employee development and work/life integration changes. Discover what good leadership looks like in a virtual context and how career development will evolve as our workforce becomes more remote. They don't shy aware from the important talk of diversity and inclusion  culture without a shared office. Ben answers questions like, "How will HR's role shift in the years ahead?"
    Join the conversation and learn more about how leaders and what leaders and employees can do to prepare for the future.

    • 50 min
    Rob Stephenson and Toni Giffin 07/14/2020

    Rob Stephenson and Toni Giffin 07/14/2020

    Joined first by guest Rob Stephenson, Chris Dyer interviews the founder of InsideOut to discuss the importance of prioritizing mental health and the well being of employees; and how to effectively communicate. He shares creative and effective solutions with FormScore and his view on the future of the office.
    President & CEO of Goodwill Industries San Diego County, Toni Giffin, joins us next to discuss employee development, leadership values, and pivoting in a pandemic. With a mission to help others with a path to a new beginning, Toni shares about their 3 core values... credibility, creativity, and collaboration.
    Listen now and get inspired to be inspiring, break stigma, and serve others in your community.

    • 48 min
    Josh Levine and Dr. Deena Brown 06/30/2020

    Josh Levine and Dr. Deena Brown 06/30/2020

    On this episode of TalentTalk, we first welcom Josh Levine, CEO of Rebel Industries and Host of Rebel Radio Podcast. Josh Levine & Chris Dyer share a love for interviewing artists and entrepreneurs so it was a dynamic interview. Starting out as a music journalist, Josh knew he needed to share his skills elsewhere. Somewhere he could use the channels of art and culture to inspire passion in others. He reminds us that "artists with long careers have a great internal compass." hear more about his journey of honesty and integrity, after learning the hard way. Josh now invests in his teams by providing opportunities for them to be entrepreneurs themselves... by believing in them and their success.
    Chris next spoke with return guest, Dr. Deena Brown, Senior Associate Director EMBA Career Services at University of California, Irvine and Founder of The Leadhershift. On this podcast, learn about Dr. Deena's superpower, helping leaders implement new strategies. She reminds us that leaders need to think of their people first, including their safety and mental health... all of it. And that it's ok to say, "I don't have all the answers right now." Tune in while Chris and Dr. Deena discuss how to not let your ego get in the way of excellence. Look for your blind spots and create a healthy system within your organization.
    Many thanks to our very talented guests for their wisdom and support. 

    • 53 min
    Alex Schlinsky and Scott Miller 6/23/2020

    Alex Schlinsky and Scott Miller 6/23/2020

    On this episode of TalentTalk, Chris engages with Alex Schlinsky, Founder of Prospecting On Demand and Scott Miller, Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership at Franklin Covey.
    Alex and Chris spent some time chatting about the importance of team members creating personal goals, Radical Transparency, and that building an online community builds laughter and creativity. One key quote from Alex was "The one non-renewable resource we have is time"... the discussion about that concept was engaging.
    Chris and Scott had great dialogue about being active/busy vs. efficient/effective. They also dug deep into the idea that people are not your greatest asset... your relationship WITH your people is of the greatest importance.
    Thank you to Alex & Scott for being on the show... Tune in to glean from the whole conversation!

    • 54 min

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