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Human Resources, or People Ops, is fast becoming one of the most vital roles in business, because modern leaders realize that their people are the key to their success. HR Superstars is a new podcast from 15Five honoring you, the brave, 21st century HR leader, by highlighting stories from the frontlines of People Ops.
We’ll delve deeply into all of the many aspects of what it takes to help companies win by becoming a strategic business partner to the rest of the leadership team. Each episode will showcase conversations with HR leaders from some of the world’s largest, successful, and innovative organizations. We’ll get real with topics like empowering managers to adopt a growth mindset and practice strengths-based leadership, how to have difficult conversations that balance the business performance needs with a high degree of care for people, and how to actually make diversity, equity, and inclusion a part of your cultural DNA instead of just lip service and a PR play.
When your culture gets toxic, management is failing, and performance suffers, it falls to you in HR to address these issues. We’re here to help you to do what matters most—develop your workforce, create a strong employer brand, and become the respected strategic business partner you already are. Let’s do this superstar!

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Human Resources, or People Ops, is fast becoming one of the most vital roles in business, because modern leaders realize that their people are the key to their success. HR Superstars is a new podcast from 15Five honoring you, the brave, 21st century HR leader, by highlighting stories from the frontlines of People Ops.
We’ll delve deeply into all of the many aspects of what it takes to help companies win by becoming a strategic business partner to the rest of the leadership team. Each episode will showcase conversations with HR leaders from some of the world’s largest, successful, and innovative organizations. We’ll get real with topics like empowering managers to adopt a growth mindset and practice strengths-based leadership, how to have difficult conversations that balance the business performance needs with a high degree of care for people, and how to actually make diversity, equity, and inclusion a part of your cultural DNA instead of just lip service and a PR play.
When your culture gets toxic, management is failing, and performance suffers, it falls to you in HR to address these issues. We’re here to help you to do what matters most—develop your workforce, create a strong employer brand, and become the respected strategic business partner you already are. Let’s do this superstar!

    The HR Industry’s Evolution from an Administrative Function to a Strategic Function w/ Josh Bersin

    The HR Industry’s Evolution from an Administrative Function to a Strategic Function w/ Josh Bersin

    In today’s cultural climate, leaders need to consider the enormous complexity we’re all facing in the middle of a pandemic and how they can care for their employees as human beings.
    A lot of companies tend to move to one end of the empathy/results spectrum. But if focusing about both results and empathy in equal parts is critical to organizational health, what does a good balance look like?
    To find the answer, we talked with Josh Bersin, founder of the Josh Bersin Academy, the world's professional development academy for HR, about corporate citizenship.
    What we talked about:
    -Josh’s background in HR and business leadership and how he became THE Josh Bersin.
    -The HR industry’s move from an administrative compliance function to a strategic function.
    -How leaders can participate in creating more economic opportunity.
    -What leaders can do to create security within their own companies.
    For the entire interview, subscribe to HR Superstars on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Or, tune in on our website.

    • 16 min
    From Awareness to Action: How to Develop Diversity and Inclusion Strategies at Your Company w/ Amber Cabral

    From Awareness to Action: How to Develop Diversity and Inclusion Strategies at Your Company w/ Amber Cabral

    A critical responsibility of CEOs is creating the space for people to be their greatest selves.
    If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that companies and the people who make decisions in them have a long way to go in understanding and growing diversity and inclusion.
    How can CEOs create an environment where everybody has equal opportunity to become their best selves if they don’t really understand the underlying dynamics that different types of people face?
    To find the answer, we talked with Amber Cabral, Inclusion and Diversity Strategist, Executive Coach, and Author of “Allies and Advocates” about how to identify privilege in our own personal lives and how leaders can develop diversity and inclusion strategies at their companies.
    What we talked about:
    -What led Amber to become a D&I strategist and author.
    -The difference between an ally and an advocate, and how to be both.
    -How to become aware of privilege and extend privilege to others.
    -Tangible steps for moving from awareness to action.
    -Tips for intelligently and compassionately engaging in conversations on diversity.
    For the entire interview, subscribe to HR Superstars on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Or, tune in on our website.

    • 47 min
    The Evolution of Company Culture and HR’s Role in Catalyzing Transformational Change w/ Mike Bokina

    The Evolution of Company Culture and HR’s Role in Catalyzing Transformational Change w/ Mike Bokina

    HR people are advocating for themselves more and more.
    They want to have a seat at the table. But what’s the point of that seat at the table? Why do they want it in the first place? And how can they bring their skills to the table to create transformation inside their companies?
    To learn more about how HR professionals can act as catalysts for transformational change, drive strategy forward, and help teams flourish, we talked with Mike Bokina, Vice President and Head of Human Resources at Siemens USA.
    What we talked about:

    -Maslow’s hierarchy of needs for HR leaders.
    -The role managers play in helping employees own their growth.
    -A unique philosophy around rewards and recognition.
    -Continuous growth management vs. annual performance reviews.
    -How to facilitate more open and transparent dialogue around difficult topics.
    For the entire interview, subscribe to HR Superstars on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Or, tune in on our website.

    • 40 min
    HR Superstars: An Introduction to 15Five’s People Ops Podcast

    HR Superstars: An Introduction to 15Five’s People Ops Podcast

    HR is not just about processes and checking boxes.
    It’s about building relationships and helping individuals on their own personal hero’s journey.
    15Five wants to help HR leaders be able to do what matters most by developing their workforce and facilitating those heroes’ journeys.
    To aid this goal, they started a podcast.
    In this inaugural episode of HR Superstars, Rita Richa, a producer at Sweet Fish Media, talks with Shane Metcalf and David Hassell, CCO and CEO of 15Five, a leading continuous performance management and engagement solution, about what led them to start this podcast.
    They also discussed:
    -Shane and David’s professional backgrounds (everything from tech to kite surfing!)
    -The heart and vision behind HR Superstars.
    -How 15Five drives employee performance and engagement.
    -What you can expect in future episodes (we’ll cover everything from meeting business performance needs to the science behind interpersonal relating!)
    For the entire interview, subscribe to HR Superstars on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Or, tune in on our website.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Dvirassammy ,

Fantastic

The 15 Five team always brings it! The insights you get here are always actionable.

Bill Reed ,

Great Podcast!

Can’t wait to hear more!!

Npatmor ,

Great info and excellent hosts

Super smart commentary and advice. I admire the company and it’s owner (and use their software in with my virtual staff). Love they’re offering this and glad to listen as episodes drop!

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