165 episodes

The People Strategy Podcast provides an ongoing coaching experience that the C-suite can leverage to align their people to more effectively execute the business strategy. The show challenges leaders to create a talent strategy roadmap that will increase profits and boost employee engagement. Host, Traci Austin, invites purpose-driven leaders to join her for deep-dive conversations on present challenges across the employee lifecycle. Listeners walk away with insights and strategic action steps to move them and their people forward. Episodes are ideal for Human Resource and Executive Level Managers to better understand how to create a strategy to serve their organization best.

The People Strategy Podcast Traci Austin

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

The People Strategy Podcast provides an ongoing coaching experience that the C-suite can leverage to align their people to more effectively execute the business strategy. The show challenges leaders to create a talent strategy roadmap that will increase profits and boost employee engagement. Host, Traci Austin, invites purpose-driven leaders to join her for deep-dive conversations on present challenges across the employee lifecycle. Listeners walk away with insights and strategic action steps to move them and their people forward. Episodes are ideal for Human Resource and Executive Level Managers to better understand how to create a strategy to serve their organization best.

    Ep 159: Turning Complaints into Requests with Traci Austin

    Ep 159: Turning Complaints into Requests with Traci Austin

    Traci Austin has seen the power of listening to employee complaints and turning them into opportunities for growth and transformation first hand. In this epsiode, she discusses strategies and techniques to empower employees to come up with solutions rather than just expressing frustrations. She highlights the significance of creating an environment where employees feel heard and valued, leading to a more engaged and fulfilled workforce.

    Additional Resources:
    Connect with Traci on LinkedIn
    Strategy Roadmap Webinar
    Learn about Elevated Talent Consulting
    Follow PeopleForward Network on LinkedIn
    Learn more about PeopleForward Network

    • 22 min
    Ep 158: Nurturing Individual Potential with Jonathan Reynolds

    Ep 158: Nurturing Individual Potential with Jonathan Reynolds

    Navigating the intricacies of leadership and the vitality of people strategy, Jonathan Reynolds, CEO of Titus Talent Strategies, brings his compelling philosophy to the People Strategy Podcast. In a rich discussion with host Traci Austin, Jonathan illuminates the path to discovering and nurturing individual potential within an organizational framework. He underscores the essential practice of slowing down to genuinely support and elevate employees' aspirations, going as far as integrating their life goals into the company culture. Emphasizing a no-nonsense approach to organizational values, Jonathan explains his uncompromising stance on integrity and honesty.

    Additional Resources:
     
    Connect with Traci on LinkedIn
    Learn about Elevated Talent Consulting
    Connect with Jonathan on LinkedIn
    Learn about Titus Talent Strategies
    Follow PeopleForward Network on LinkedIn
    Learn more about PeopleForward Network

    • 29 min
    Ep 157: Second Chances in the Workplace with Michelle Cirocco

    Ep 157: Second Chances in the Workplace with Michelle Cirocco

    Transitioning from incarceration to corporate leadership, Michelle Cirocco has forged a unique and impactful career trajectory, demonstrating the transformative power of meaningful employment. As the CEO of Televerde Foundation, Michelle actively champions the cause of providing employment, training, and educational opportunities to incarcerated women as a gateway to successful reentry into society. In her conversation with host Traci Austin, Michelle sheds light on the importance of offering individuals with criminal records the prospect of a second chance, mirrored through her personal journey and the significant work of Televerde.
    Additional Resources:
    Connect with Traci on LinkedIn
    Learn about Elevated Talent Consulting
    Connect with Michelle on LinkedIn
    Learn about Televerde Foundation 
    Follow PeopleForward Network on LinkedIn 
    Learn more about PeopleForward Network

    • 34 min
    Ep 156: People-First HR with Tina-Marie Wohlfield

    Ep 156: People-First HR with Tina-Marie Wohlfield

    Tina-Marie Wohlfield believes nobody should ever feel isolated in their missteps; instead, she advocates for a culture where individuals are encouraged to share their journey, including the pitfalls. In this episode, Tina-Marie and Traci discuss her insights as a rehabilitation strategist, emphasizing the critical need for a culture that leverages individuals' strengths and values people as the core of every business decision.
    We'll learn how a people-first approach can align with corporate goals, transforming traditional HR from an administrative function into one that’s value-driven and deeply integrated into the decision-making processes.
    Additional Resources:
    Connect with Traci on LinkedIn
    Learn about Elevated Talent Consulting
    Connect with Tina-Marie Wohlfield on LinkedIn
    TIMAWO Website 
    Follow PeopleForward Network on LinkedIn 
    Learn more about PeopleForward Network

    • 33 min
    Ep 155: Communication Clarity as a People Strategy with Coye Harrett

    Ep 155: Communication Clarity as a People Strategy with Coye Harrett

    In this episode of the People Strategy Podcast, Coye Harrett, president and owner of Prairie Rivet, shares his insights on expanding a business and putting customers first with Traci. Coye talks about his strategies to allow key people to have decision-making authority and creativity to get the job done in the best way possible. By letting go of the vine and trusting his team to reach the desired outcomes, Coye is creating a transparent environment that embraces both successes and mistakes as learning opportunities.
    Additional Resources:
    Connect with Traci on LinkedIn
    Learn about Elevated Talent Consulting
    Connect with Coye Harrett on LinkedIn
    Prairie Rivet Website
    Follow PeopleForward Network on LinkedIn
    Learn more about PeopleForward Network

    • 23 min
    Ep 154: Identifying Your People Strategy with Traci Austin

    Ep 154: Identifying Your People Strategy with Traci Austin

    In this episode of the People Strategy Podcast host, Traci Austin, shares a real-life example of working with a rapidly growing renewable energy company, highlighting the importance of aligning business goals with a clear people strategy roadmap. She emphasizes the significance of believing in the attainability of goals, defining what "winning" looks like at all levels of the organization, and ensuring that the right people are in the right roles. Traci provides insights into leveraging tools such as predictive index and addressing potential areas of misperception and disengagement within a growing organization.

    Additional Resources:
    Connect with Traci on LinkedIn
    Strategy Roadmap Webinar
    Learn about Elevated Talent Consulting
    Follow PeopleForward Network on LinkedIn
    Learn more about PeopleForward Network

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Sabrina Runbeck, MPH, MHS, PA ,

A Must-Listen for HR and C-Suite Leaders!

The People Strategy Podcast, hosted by Traci Austin, is a must-listen for HR and C-suite leaders. It offers an ongoing coaching experience that aligns people with business strategy, boosting profits and employee engagement. Traci's deep-dive conversations with purpose-driven leaders provide actionable insights. You'll walk away with strategies to move your organization forward. Highly recommended!

smeanser ,

Excellent podcast for business owners

Just found this podcast and the first episode knocked it out of the park . It was an episode on how recruiting is essentially marketing and it was a real “aha” moment for me to bring to the firms I help with . Can’t wait to listen to more episodes

jennhfl ,

Engaging Talent Optimization Resources for Organizations

Are you looking to elevate your organization and your staff? Then The Talent Optimization podcast with Traci is not to be missed. She offers a warm and fun resource for CEOs and HR practitioners to utilize every day.

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