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Ep 97: Listening Myths & How To Become A Better Listener

Oscar Trimboli is on a quest to create 100 million Deep Listeners in the world. Listen in to find out how to become one of them. Oscar takes us through the five levels of listening and highlights the one most people struggle with. Plus, three things HR leaders can do to explore what’s left unsaid.

90: The Discipline of Pause to Combat Stress in the Workplace

Charles Fred explains how stress impacts organizational performance, where stress originates, and what leaders can do to reign it in. Learn how to ‘pause’ to avoid amplifying stress and what HR leaders can do to address stress within their organizations.

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. 

86: Have You Activated Your Leadership Courage?

Bill Treasurer believes the world needs more courageous leaders. In this episode, he shares how he found his courage and offers advice on how you can find yours. Bill explains what courage is, the different types of courage, and the role that gender and career progression plays in the type of courage that a person will manifest. He offers advice on how to develop your courage and to inspire a climate of courage around you.

81: How the Language of Leadership Can Make You a Better Leader

Krister Ungerböck draws a parallel between speaking in a foreign language and effective communication in one’s native language. He highlights how generational differences impact leadership, offering advice for HR leaders on being more effective by listening more and offering solutions less. Tune in to hear Krister discuss emotional intelligence, soft skills, and his personal journey to becoming a better leader.

74: What it Takes to Be a Successful HR Warrior

Are you passionate about a Human Resources career but concerned about the perception of HR? Does making an impact on the human experience in the workplace bring you satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment but cautiousness about choosing HR as a career for the long haul? Do you have what it takes to be a successful HR warrior? Keri Ohlrich discusses the function’s reputation and challenges. She explores what it takes to be successful and introduces listeners to the HR CHARGE framework that ambitious HR professionals can leverage to reach their potential. 

71: HR - How to Become Pioneers in Fresh Thinking and Innovation

Former HR Director, author, and HR consultant Lucy Adams explores how HR can become more innovative. What has held the function back from pioneering new approaches? With ideas and practical examples, Lucy shares her perspectives on why HR transformations fail and how HR can become more agile.

69: What Is Iteration and How Can HR Benefit?

Ed Muzio is an expert in the scientific study of measuring and modifying human behavior. He explains “Iteration” - the way effective organizations solve problems and achieve complex goals. He describes the iteration process and how HR can leverage it to drive its own agenda and strategic initiatives.

66: Why and How To Become An Effective Strategic HR Leader

Ash Seddeek shares the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Strategic Leaders based on his coaching and book research. He discusses how HR leaders can adopt these habits to position themselves as strategic business partners and internal consultants within their organizations. 

59: How To Advance Your HR Career And Your HR Function

Ian Ziskin makes a return appearance on HR Studio Podcast to discuss the 2018 EXcelerating HR™ Conference, an edgy forum designed to facilitate shared HR learning. He also discusses the CHREATE Project, which has been exploring the forces of change having a profound impact on the nature of work and HR. Key takeaways from our conversation are important issues that HR is, or needs to be advancing and what HR professionals need to be doing to advance the function and their careers.

25: Becoming an Inspirational HR Leader

Gordon Tredgold offers advice for new HR leaders, sharing insights on how to inspire your team through focus, accountability, simplicity and transparency. You’ll love his great anecdotes, sports analogies and real life examples. Gordon led teams of 1000+ staff for Fortune 100 companies and is now an international speaker, critically acclaimed author, executive and business coach.

22: Disruption in HR

What do you find disruptive in HR? What does HR need to do to reinvent itself to minimize the disruption, to navigate the changing landscape and to rebrand itself to its business partners - to ensure a seat at the table? Nancy Harris joins Kyle O’Connor to discuss these thought-provoking topics.

17: HR at the Table – The Valued Business Partner

In this episode, Guy Pedelini, VP of HR at Dialogic shares his career journey, lessons learned and critical skills and competencies acquired. He offers advice on how HR can contribute to organizational strategy. Guy has been described by his colleagues as having the strength to focus HR efforts to truly support a business and its strategic plan.

09: The Future of HR

Author, speaker, trend-watcher and HR thought-leader Ian Ziskin gives listeners a preview of tomorrow’s Human Resources function and skill sets. Ian’s global leadership experience includes serving as CHRO in Northrop Grumman, Qwest Communications and TRW. He has written two books: THREE: The Human Resources Emerging Executive and Willbe: 13 Reasons WillBe’s are Luckier than WannaBe’s. He’s a contributing author to The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders.

02: Future HR leaders - How Are You Adding Value?

Dr. William A. Schiemann is an HR thought-leader, author and global keynote speaker. He offers powerful advice to current and future HR leaders on why and how to adopt analytics in HR; critical skills for future HR leaders; and the challenges and opportunities for future generations. Bill has authored several books, including collaborating with Dave Ulirch and others on the Rise of HR.