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The "Transform Your Workplace" podcast, renowned as a top-rated HR and leadership podcast, covers into all aspects necessary for creating an outstanding workplace. It features a diverse lineup of industry experts, authors, speakers, HR professionals, and entrepreneurs worldwide who share their insights and big ideas for organizational transformation. Every week, the podcast explores a fresh topic, encompassing various subjects such as human resources, effective communication, cultural development, personal and business growth, leadership, and the latest workplace trends, such as A.I.

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    • 4.9 • 136 Ratings

The "Transform Your Workplace" podcast, renowned as a top-rated HR and leadership podcast, covers into all aspects necessary for creating an outstanding workplace. It features a diverse lineup of industry experts, authors, speakers, HR professionals, and entrepreneurs worldwide who share their insights and big ideas for organizational transformation. Every week, the podcast explores a fresh topic, encompassing various subjects such as human resources, effective communication, cultural development, personal and business growth, leadership, and the latest workplace trends, such as A.I.

    The Power of Purpose-Driven Leadership with Josh Durham

    The Power of Purpose-Driven Leadership with Josh Durham

    Sit down with industry expert Josh Durham, founder of Gamut Project Solutions, as he delves into the critical aspects of leadership in his Foundational Five program. This timely discussion focuses specifically on the aspect of personal leadership. Through insightful anecdotes and practical advice, Durham emphasizes the power of making thoughtful decisions, delegating effectively, and fostering trust, collaboration, and transparency among those you lead.
     
    TAKEAWAYS
    Effective leadership starts with leading oneself before leading others and focuses on self-awareness and personal development.
    Purpose-driven leadership stands in contrast with detrimental masked leadership, which prioritizes power and title over transparency and collaboration.
    Purpose-driven leadership fosters honest communication, knowledge sharing, and collaboration among team members, ultimately leading to higher performance and efficiency.
    Effective leaders should consider the ripple effects of decisions before jumping into initiatives.
    Delegation not only fosters personal growth but also empowers team members to grow and contribute.
    Leaders must prioritize tasks to make efficient use of their time.
     
    A QUICK GLIMPSE INTO OUR PODCAST 🔊 Podcast: Transform Your Workplace, sponsored by Xenium HR 🎙️ Host: Brandon Laws 📋 In his own words: “The Transform Your Workplace podcast is your go-to source for the latest workplace trends, big ideas, and time-tested methods straight from the mouths of industry experts and respected thought-leaders.

    • 48 min
    Skills Every Leader Should Have with Nicole Blevins

    Skills Every Leader Should Have with Nicole Blevins

    The modern workforce needs modern leaders, but what soft skills are key when it comes to effectively leading a team? In this episode of the Transform Your Workplace podcast, Nicole Blevins, the Senior HR Services Manager at Xenium HR, shares insights on the 5 key attributes that leaders must have to meet the evolving demands of today's dynamic workforce.
     
    A QUICK GLIMPSE INTO OUR PODCAST 🔊 Podcast: Transform Your Workplace, sponsored by Xenium HR 🎙️ Host: Brandon Laws 📋 In his own words: “The Transform Your Workplace podcast is your go-to source for the latest workplace trends, big ideas, and time-tested methods straight from the mouths of industry experts and respected thought-leaders.

    • 16 min
    The Roadmap to Lasting DEI Change with Dr. Sandra Upton

    The Roadmap to Lasting DEI Change with Dr. Sandra Upton

    It’s time to settle the debate: is DEI dead? Listen in as Dr. Sandra Upton, Founder and Chief DEI Strategist of Upton Consulting Group, unpacks key insights from her newly released book, Make it Last: A Roadmap and Practical Strategies for How to Do DEI Work. The discussion stresses the importance of data-driven strategies and prioritizing mental health in navigating the complexities of DEI work. With practical advice and actionable steps, Dr. Upton offers a comprehensive guide for organizations seeking to create lasting and meaningful change.
     
    TAKEAWAYS
    Collective DEI success is achievable when approached with integrity and diligence.
    Misinformation and political influences contribute to the backlash against DEI efforts, so DEI leaders must dispel myths and educate individuals on the true objectives of these initiatives.
    Organizations should adopt data-driven approaches to DEI work, focusing on outcomes and measurable progress rather than mere activity. 
    Organizational complacency is a major roadblock to DEI progress.
    Formal strategies to protect mental health, including establishing boundaries and clear expectations, are a critical part of any effective DEI initiative.
    Dr. Upton stresses the critical role of communication in DEI initiatives, highlighting the need for clear, consistent messaging from leadership. 
     
    A QUICK GLIMPSE INTO OUR PODCAST 🔊 Podcast: Transform Your Workplace, sponsored by Xenium HR 🎙️ Host: Brandon Laws 📋 In his own words: “The Transform Your Workplace podcast is your go-to source for the latest workplace trends, big ideas, and time-tested methods straight from the mouths of industry experts and respected thought-leaders.

    • 38 min
    The Future of Hiring and Recruiting - Leveraging AI in the Modern Workplace

    The Future of Hiring and Recruiting - Leveraging AI in the Modern Workplace

    Sit down with host Brandon Laws and guest Jon Krohn, Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist of Nebula.io, to delve into the intersection of AI and HR technology. This episode’s discussion revolves around the recent surge in AI and its effectiveness in job searching, recruiting, and hiring the right fit. Been holding off on integrating AI tools into your HR strategy? It might just be the key to streamlining your HR operations and enhancing productivity. 
     
    TAKEAWAYS
    Deep learning, inspired by the human brain structure, is being applied in HR contexts to mitigate biases in decision-making.
    The recent surge in the effectiveness of artificial intelligence tools, including deep learning, is attributed to the availability of vast training data and increased computing power.
    Nebula.io offers a dynamic compensation benchmarking service, providing granular insights into salary trends and empowering HR professionals with actionable data.
    HR should be embracing AI tools as they have the potential to enhance productivity, save time and money, and alleviate administrative burdens.
     
    A QUICK GLIMPSE INTO OUR PODCAST 🔊 Podcast: Transform Your Workplace, sponsored by Xenium HR 🎙️ Host: Brandon Laws 📋 In his own words: “The Transform Your Workplace podcast is your go-to source for the latest workplace trends, big ideas, and time-tested methods straight from the mouths of industry experts and respected thought-leaders.

    • 36 min
    Investing in HR: The Key to Workplace Transformation with Lacey Partipilo

    Investing in HR: The Key to Workplace Transformation with Lacey Partipilo

    This ask-me-anything episode of Transform Your Workplace podcast features return guest Lacey Partpilo, Director of HR and Client Success at Xenium HR. She and host Brandon Laws discuss the invaluable and evolving role of HR in today’s business landscape. Lacey also dispels common misconceptions about HR and offers insights into fostering positive employee experiences and successful client interactions. Not sure if investing in HR is worth the price tag? Listen in and find out.
     
    TAKEAWAYS
    As businesses recognize the strategic importance of HR, professionals in this field are now commonly seen as key decision-makers.
    The rise of hybrid remote work has added complexity to HR roles, expanding responsibilities to include aspects like compliance, inclusion, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). 
    Modern HR professionals must be "smarter, savvier, and true generalists" to navigate the multifaceted nature of their evolving roles.
    Meeting the diverse expectations of a multi-generational workforce is a challenge for HR.
    Today’s HR professionals are often advisors who present options and risks.
    Business owners should invest in HR for positive employee experiences, successful client interactions, and improved overall performance.
     
    A QUICK GLIMPSE INTO OUR PODCAST 🔊 Podcast: Transform Your Workplace, sponsored by Xenium HR 🎙️ Host: Brandon Laws 📋 In his own words: “The Transform Your Workplace podcast is your go-to source for the latest workplace trends, big ideas, and time-tested methods straight from the mouths of industry experts and respected thought-leaders.

    • 38 min
    Navigating the Changing Modern Workplace with Adam Weber

    Navigating the Changing Modern Workplace with Adam Weber

    In the latest episode of the Transform Your Workplace podcast, guest Adam Weber offers insights into the evolving role of HR in response to changing workforce dynamics. The discussion covers how HR leaders can navigate evolving expectations, leverage data to substantiate initiatives, increase engagement, and foster psychological safety in the workplace. Tune in for fresh takes on navigating contemporary HR challenges and leading with authenticity.
     
    TAKEAWAYS
    The COVID pandemic, social unrest, and generational values have dramatically reshaped HR.
    Today’s workplace places a growing emphasis on authentic leadership and company purpose.
    HR leaders face escalating challenges, with expectations outpacing budgets and resources, prompting the need for a reimagination of HR's role within organizations.
    Metrics for collective employee performance, quantifiable engagement aligned with company goals, and vigilance against regrettable turnover are essential components of HR's wheelhouse.
    In navigating HR challenges, our guest advocates for backing initiatives with data and fostering psychological safety to create an atmosphere where real and challenging conversations can thrive.
     
    A QUICK GLIMPSE INTO OUR PODCAST 🔊 Podcast: Transform Your Workplace, sponsored by Xenium HR 🎙️ Host: Brandon Laws 📋 In his own words: “The Transform Your Workplace podcast is your go-to source for the latest workplace trends, big ideas, and time-tested methods straight from the mouths of industry experts and respected thought-leaders.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
136 Ratings

136 Ratings

Mridu Parikh ,

Invaluable Resource!

Brandon and his guests provide practical advice that is so valuable in helping you to create a happy and productive workplace.They cover so many topics from management to mentorship to burnout. He is thought provoking and insightful. Don’t think about it - subscribe now.

kahpyt ,

Actionable recommendations!

While I love interesting and deep discussions, they always fall flat for me without actionable steps or tools to take forward. Luckily this podcast provides both thought-provoking insights and recommendations that can be implemented in our workplaces.

KatieMambaje ,

Super underrated!

This podcast needs more views for HR and Business professionals for any point in their career. Lots of great conversations to draw knowledge from.

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