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Every business is in some way a “people business” with success or failure often coming down to how leaders manage the people dynamics of their organization. People Business is a weekly podcast focused on what it takes to build and lead a successful, profitable business by navigating the human element.

People Business w/ O'Brien McMahon O'Brien McMahon

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 54 Ratings

Every business is in some way a “people business” with success or failure often coming down to how leaders manage the people dynamics of their organization. People Business is a weekly podcast focused on what it takes to build and lead a successful, profitable business by navigating the human element.

    The Art of Facilitation w/ Myriam Hadnes

    The Art of Facilitation w/ Myriam Hadnes

    With a PhD in Behavioral Economics and a Master's in Sociology, Myriam Hadnes combines academic knowledge with practical experience in group collaboration and facilitation. She is the host of the "workshops work" podcast, where she engages in weekly conversations with global facilitation experts. She has also built NeverDoneBefore (NDB), a global online community of facilitators who share a common goal: to spark fresh trends in group collaboration. With her business workshops.work, Myriam fol...

    • 59 min
    Difficult Workplace Conversations Made Easy w/ Paul Falcone

    Difficult Workplace Conversations Made Easy w/ Paul Falcone

    Paul Falcone is a bestselling author and top-rated presenter and storyteller specializing in workplace leadership development, communication, and talent management, including effective hiring, performance achievement, employee accountability, and workplace ethics. Drawing from his years of experience as head of HR for Nickelodeon, head of international HR for Paramount Pictures, and head of HR operations for NBCU’s prime time and late-night lineups, Paul knows how to entertain and train meani...

    • 52 min
    Disabilities at Work w/ Lori Becker

    Disabilities at Work w/ Lori Becker

    Lori Becker is the Chief Executive Officer of the Starkloff Disability Institute (SDI). In her role, Lori oversees the organization’s efforts to advance inclusion, access, and equity for people with disabilities in all aspects of society, and especially the workforce. As a leader with a disability herself, Lori is passionate about diversity and inclusion and was named a Diverse Business Leader in 2019 by the St. Louis Business Journal.Mentioned on the Show:Starkloff Disability Institute: http...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Brad Karsh Returns! How to Build a Learning & Development Curriculum

    Brad Karsh Returns! How to Build a Learning & Development Curriculum

    Brad Karsh, founder of JB Training Solutions, returns for a short bonus discussion about developing training programs for companies. Mentioned on the Show:Brad's First Episode: https://peoplebusinesspodcast.com/bradkarsh/JB Training Solutions: https://jbtrainingsolutions.com/Connect with Brad on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bradkarsh/Manager 3.0 by Brad Karsh (book): https://a.co/d/3QO4E48________________________Connect with O’Brien McMahon on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/...

    • 9 min
    Building Community & Personal Brands That Connect w/ Dr. Anna Stumpf

    Building Community & Personal Brands That Connect w/ Dr. Anna Stumpf

    With a career spanning leadership roles in the world's largest company, influential positions in education teaching personal branding and marketing, and a deep understanding of the professional services industry and HR, Dr. Anna Stumpf brings a unique perspective to coaching professionals and organizations through transformative growth. She joins the show to talk about how successful leaders and companies are building community and brands that connect. Mentioned on the Show:Collect...

    • 1 hr
    The Human Side of Finance: What Makes a Great CFO w/ Pinky Raina

    The Human Side of Finance: What Makes a Great CFO w/ Pinky Raina

    Pinky is the Chief Financial Officer of Ideal Industries, a ~$400M manufacturing company with a global footprint. She leads several enterprise-wise transformation initiatives, enabling the company’s business model to adapt to changing market conditions and disruptive market forces. In her prior role as the CFO & COO at U.S. Soccer, Pinky led the organization through its challenges in a highly-visible media environment, including the Women's National Team Equal Pay Litigation. She was cent...

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

kwebs14 ,

Great Listen

Not a single episode where anyone in the business of people won’t pick up a nugget or three.

Well worth the listen!

Ryan Hyman ,

Great listen

OBrien does a great job of consistently having interesting guests and thought provoking conversations. Always a good use of time to tune in!

Refah Ali ,

O’Brien McMahon Is A Must Listen!

O’Brien McMahon absolutely delivers on robust conversation, educational topics, and inspirational takeaways! I love how O’Brien’s brain works - a must listen!

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