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87: The Unique Power of Intentional Relationships

Zvi Band explains why it’s important to be more deliberate in the approach to relationship-building today. He explains his “Capital Strategy” and how it can be used to maintain and develop strong connections with others. He offers thoughts on how HR can foster critical, internal relationships and what to look for when building a culture and hiring for this soft skill. 

42: The Magic: How to Marry Personal Fulfillment with Organizational Success

Dr. William A. Schiemann is back to discuss his latest research on life fulfillment (personal and career) and its relationship to organizational success. He shares important findings and key steps you can take personally to achieve fulfillment. Bill also offers advice to HR leaders on how to leverage people’s passions to create high engagement.

41: How to Strengthen Your Resilience and Optimism for Personal & Professional Growth

How do optimists see the world differently than pessimists? What are the benefits of being an optimist? Can optimism be learned? What are the connections and differences between resilience and optimism? Patrick Sweeney answers these questions and discusses his work as a transition coach and author. 

29: The HR ‘Watch Out’ – Be A Business Leader First, An HR Professional Second

Chief Business and Talent Officer, Girl Scouts of the USA and Founder of Who’s Got Next in HR, Joanne Rencher, advises HR professionals why and how to be a business leader first and an HR professional second. She shares valuable career advice designed to ensure your personal professional needle is moving. We learn more about Who’s Got Next in HR which listeners are invited to join (free).  

23: The Power of CHOICE

Denise Yosafat is a Consultant and Executive/Leadership Coach for AJO, specializing in strategic planning, organizational development and change management. Most recently Denise has added author to her biography by writing "The Power of CHOICE: Six Steps to Get What You Want out of Life." Her new book and the subject of making choices and decisions is the topic for this episode.

21: Mapping Your Professional Destiny

Chris Nickerson discusses career planning, an overlooked and yet critical professional development activity. A career map and annual inquiry ensures purposeful career choices are made, as well as helping to protect against the winds of change and inevitable career journey bumps. Chris Nickerson shares his career framework and strategies that will help you manage your career and outperform your peers.

16: ‘Meet at least one new person a day.’

The Importance of Networking and Connecting. Matthew West of Advice Personnel talks to Linda Hlavac about his (unplanned) career path and how he leveraged his natural propensity for networking and connecting with people, as well as a tenacity and curiosity to become a Chief Talent Officer of his previous company. He shares thoughts on critical skills needed by HR professionals and offers advice on how to successfully network for personal and professional growth.

12: Hustling to Find Your Passion

Career Advice for Aspiring Leaders: Hustle & the Perils of “Busy”
Misti Burmeister explains why and how to hustle to get to know yourself; find your passion; and advance your career. She shares a model for personal development and advises aspiring leaders to develop people the same way you mine for gold. She draws from those who have inspired her. Her energy and advice will leave you ready to hustle to advance your career.

03: Why You Need to Take a Career Selfie

Tracey Wilen shares insights on the future of work and careers, based her personal experience and extensive research. What her findings mean for the personal development of current and future HR leaders as well as the development of the next generation of leaders. Dr. Tracey Wilen is a global speaker, author and frequent media contributor on future workforce trends, focusing on career, gender, leadership, technology, and education.

06: Zig Zag Your Way to the Top

Marie Armenio shares her career journey to the top of HR. She shares insights on what it takes to be a successful HR Leader today, along with advice for those aspiring to a leadership role in HR. Her passions; top picks for staying up to date; and more are explored in this week's podcast. Marie has held senior HR roles within Realogy, Novartis and Becton Dickinson and now consults to organizations on strategic organizational and leadership.