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Ep 99: How To Become The Leader Your Team Is Waiting For

Jonathan Raymond shares his personal career journey and how it has shaped his philosophy and work today. He discusses trust and how to build it, the importance of authenticity, and how to listen while paying attention to the context. He outlines two tools that help provide feedback – The Accountability Dial™ and ‘four corners of impact,’ concluding with advice to HR leaders.

80: What Leaders Can Learn From NASA’s Successes And Failures

In this episode, Dick Richardson returns to HR Studio Podcast to discuss leadership lessons from the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, the subject of his new book. What HR leaders can learn from NASA about implementing a vision, including acquiring the necessary leadership skills, and overcoming human biases that can interfere with success. Dick explains ‘perceptual fraction’ and how it can be used in leadership development or change initiatives. A key takeaway is the importance of routinely assessing successes and failures to achieve more balanced learning. 

72: Choose Your Leadership Type for Best In The Moment Results

Author and speaker Lolly Daskal explores the seven distinct leadership types that make up the acronym RETHINK - her recommended system for leaders wishing to improve their results. She provides insights to several of the types and advises HR Leaders to learn all seven and then choose the type you needed to get the best results in the moment.

64: How Can You Develop Executive Presence?

Do you have executive presence? How do you find out? How do you develop it? If you need help answering these questions, this episode is for you. Executive Coach and author, Jeff Hatchell offers practical tips and takeaways you can implement today, including his Executive Presence Assessment. 

63: Learning To Lead in Times of Disruption & Crisis

Dick Richardson discusses the role that experiential leadership development plays in preparing leaders for disruption. He shares insights gained through a method of experiential learning that uses parallels between modern day and historic military leaders as the guide. He discusses leading in times of stress and chaos; the link between many crises and HR’s areas of responsibility, and a key takeaway from his experiential programs that you won’t want to miss. Dick also shares advice to HR leaders on their personal and professional development.

58: Can Changing Your Body Language Take You From Good to Great?

Non-verbal communication expert Mark Bowden shares insights on how to use body language to purposefully stand out, win trust and gain credibility. He explains how the primitive brain interprets body language and what movements and gestures will positively frame your message. Learn about the SCAN technique for suspending judgments you make about others and understand the difference between symmetrical and asymmetrical movements and how they impact your message. 

48: Lessons learned: How to identify and develop leaders

In this episode, leadership expert Sara Canaday shares her insights on identifying and developing leaders. She offers advice on selecting high potentials and setting them up for development success, as well as advice for leaders who are transitioning from doing work to doing work through others.

39: Define Your Leadership By Navigating the 17% Moments

What drives high-performance leadership and emotional intelligence for exceptional leadership? In this episode, Steve Gutzler discusses his work and research, sharing insights on the difference between being a good and great leader. Steve discusses his recently released book, Splash: The Ten Remarkable Traits to Build Momentum in Life and Leadership and shares his top two traits.

31: Giving Feedback – A Two-Way Conversation

Sylvana Rochet discusses creative and impactful ways of approaching feedback, which she proposes should be a two-way conversation. Instead of viewing feedback as a one way flow of information (where one person provides feedback on what went well and what did not go well), she invites us to think of feedback as a two-way conversation where both people walk away with value.

13: Research-Based Talent Acquisition

Dr. Steven Lindner shares important insights on talent acquisition and leadership development. From his work in the field of talent acquisition and assessment, Dr. Lindner reveals what research has uncovered on how candidates are selected for interviews, the impact of employment gaps in a resume, and how to mitigate them. He will also share key success factors in hiring and discuss the benefits of instituting leadership development programs.