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Every great leader inspires, motivates and rewards their people for performance. Welcome to the People Strategy Forum podcast, a show that guides leaders to elevate the workforce. People are at the heart of successful organizations. Team members’ well-being and career development are essential. This show discusses practical and effective leadership strategies for top executives, senior professionals, and talent managers. Aligning employer and employee objectives is a must. Every team member needs to feel fulfilled and satisfied in order to be fully productive and accountable. This show helps leaders create an engaged workforce that is happily accomplishing daily responsibilities and committed to the organization’s future success. Episodes focus on innovative and integrated talent management tools, including employee recognition, compensation, and development, as well as strategies for building a healthy workplace culture and improving the workforce experience. On a deeper level, the podcast centers around attracting, growing and retaining top talent. It addresses employee motivation, communication, performance, productivity and the genuine human connections that are essential for every successful organization. Each team member brings their own unique strengths, talents, interests, and passions. By touching on these personal areas, leaders create an environment where employees perform at their best. Sam Reeve, Char Miller, and Sumit Singla host the podcast. Sam has 20-years of diverse compensation experience at leading firms. His time at Barclays, BlackRock, and Automatic Data Processing (ADP) allowed him to see companies evolve from the startup phase to rapidly growing to mature organizations Char works closely with C-suite-level executive teams and advises organizations such as Vail Resorts, Banner, and Kaiser Permanente. She helps businesses determine performance goals and organizational objectives while constructing roadmaps for appropriate workplace cultures. Sumit has over 15 years of talent management practice across different sectors. His expertise in organizational framework, design thinking, performance management, and business storytelling is unparalleled. He is a favorite speaker at talent management conferences and events across the country. With these three forward-thinking, passionate people professionals at the helm of the podcast, talent-centric organizations can find relevant and helpful advice. Special guest co-host thought-leaders impart essential tips for making every workplace inspiring and rewarding. Beyond theoretical ideas, these experts share experiences as business leaders that shed light on overcoming challenges and celebrating wins. Even with generous budgets and advanced tools, having the right team in place is crucial to achieving goals and succeeding. By putting effective programs in place, leaders can expect deeper connections that result in healthy working relationships that spell success across the organization. Join Sam Reeve, Char Miller, and Sumit Singla on the People Strategy Forum podcast and learn the keys to elevating the workforce.

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United States

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Every great leader inspires, motivates and rewards their people for performance. Welcome to the People Strategy Forum podcast, a show that guides leaders to elevate the workforce. People are at the heart of successful organizations. Team members’ well-being and career development are essential. This show discusses practical and effective leadership strategies for top executives, senior professionals, and talent managers. Aligning employer and employee objectives is a must. Every team member needs to feel fulfilled and satisfied in order to be fully productive and accountable. This show helps leaders create an engaged workforce that is happily accomplishing daily responsibilities and committed to the organization’s future success. Episodes focus on innovative and integrated talent management tools, including employee recognition, compensation, and development, as well as strategies for building a healthy workplace culture and improving the workforce experience. On a deeper level, the podcast centers around attracting, growing and retaining top talent. It addresses employee motivation, communication, performance, productivity and the genuine human connections that are essential for every successful organization. Each team member brings their own unique strengths, talents, interests, and passions. By touching on these personal areas, leaders create an environment where employees perform at their best. Sam Reeve, Char Miller, and Sumit Singla host the podcast. Sam has 20-years of diverse compensation experience at leading firms. His time at Barclays, BlackRock, and Automatic Data Processing (ADP) allowed him to see companies evolve from the startup phase to rapidly growing to mature organizations Char works closely with C-suite-level executive teams and advises organizations such as Vail Resorts, Banner, and Kaiser Permanente. She helps businesses determine performance goals and organizational objectives while constructing roadmaps for appropriate workplace cultures. Sumit has over 15 years of talent management practice across different sectors. His expertise in organizational framework, design thinking, performance management, and business storytelling is unparalleled. He is a favorite speaker at talent management conferences and events across the country. With these three forward-thinking, passionate people professionals at the helm of the podcast, talent-centric organizations can find relevant and helpful advice. Special guest co-host thought-leaders impart essential tips for making every workplace inspiring and rewarding. Beyond theoretical ideas, these experts share experiences as business leaders that shed light on overcoming challenges and celebrating wins. Even with generous budgets and advanced tools, having the right team in place is crucial to achieving goals and succeeding. By putting effective programs in place, leaders can expect deeper connections that result in healthy working relationships that spell success across the organization. Join Sam Reeve, Char Miller, and Sumit Singla on the People Strategy Forum podcast and learn the keys to elevating the workforce.

Language:

English


Episodes

Tom Marino and Adam Hurd - Transitioning From A Practitioner To Leader

1/22/2024
The best practitioner is not always a great leader because some simply don't have what it takes. That's what we will dive into this episode today! Tom Marino, a distinguished executive, and Adam Hurd, the Vice Chairman of the New York Advisory Group, share their insights about transitioning from a practitioner to a leader. They discussed the different aspects a great leader should have and the job of a leader to be successful in that position. Adam explains how women's empowerment diversified ideas, which allowed everyone to be innovative. They also introduce their book, The Atomic Game Changer: Unlock the 9 Life-Changing Principles for Unparalleled Success and Fulfillment. Tune in to this game-changing episode and aim for unparalleled success and fulfillment with Tom and Adam. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:43:29

Claire Chandler - Growth On Purpose: How To Expand Your Business Without Losing Your Best Talent

1/13/2024
True growth isn't about expanding numbers; it's nurturing a culture that values and retains its top talent. In this episode, talent expert Claire Chandler talks about real business growth that involves retaining your best talent. She discusses the often-overlooked yet critical link between organizational growth and talent retention. Claire explains the four main pillars necessary for a successful corporate culture: hiring the right people, keeping top performers, building trust, and sharing core values. Tune in now and learn how to foster business growth without sacrificing your most valuable asset—your talented workforce. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:45:23

Why Purpose-Driven Leadership Is Essential In An Uncertain Future With Holly Woods

1/11/2024
As the future of business continues to evolve due to various digital innovations, leaders must know how to cope with such rapid changes to keep their teams efficient and intact. In this episode, the People Strategy Forum welcomes the CEO and Founder of Emergence Institute, Holly Woods, who talks about the power of purpose-driven leadership. She explains how to navigate your team toward an uncertain future by teaching them to appreciate their strengths, embrace their authentic selves, and find out the best way to collaborate for every possible scenario. Holly also discusses how to be a champion for change and speak the truth while artificial intelligence and other technological evolutions dictate the rules of the game. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:44:08

Understanding Answer Intelligence (AQ) With Dr. Brian Glibkowski

12/21/2023
Business meetings are often spent on asking questions but not coming up with the right answers, leading to an endless spiral of problems and wasted time. Dr. Brian Glibkowski aims to address this through a concept he calls Answer Intelligence. Joining the People Strategy Forum hosts, he breaks down how AQ can give you greater influence, start intentional conversations, and improve a team’s brainstorming process. Brian also presents the software they have developed that goes along with the AQ philosophy, combining communication and technology into one efficient tool.

Duration:00:39:44

Philipp Schuch - Job Descriptions, Competencies, And Technical Skills: How Generative AI Is Transforming The Gradar Solution

12/10/2023
Artificial intelligence has the potential to change the way we create job descriptions and manage talent. gradar, an innovative AI platform, takes center stage as it dynamically adapts job responsibilities based on user responses to evaluation questions. The conversation explores the critical link between well-crafted job descriptions and motivating work environments, emphasizing the impact on employee satisfaction, performance, and retention. From navigating the complexities of job evolution to streamlining the integration of competencies with the Team Management Profile, this conversation with founder Philipp Schuch sheds light on how gradar is not just a tool but a catalyst for creating work that people genuinely love. Join in as we discuss the changing landscape of the workforce, the need for transparent and authentic conversations around job expectations, and the evolving role of technology in enhancing the human experience at work. Whether you're an HR professional, a business leader, or someone passionate about the intersection of technology and human resources, this podcast provides valuable insights into leveraging AI to redefine job descriptions and reshape the future of work. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:46:17

Give & Get: Standing Out in Your Industry "and not" Who to make an employer stand out with Bryan

11/27/2023
.Creating a distinctive workplace where everyone can thrive professionally and discover their purpose is what every employer brand must strive to achieve. The roadmap on doing such a noble goal is presented by the Founder and CEO of PH.Creative, Bryan Adams. Speaking to the People Strategy Forum, he talks about his Give and Get Approach, which could help employer brands go beyond traditional methods and bring out the best in everyone. He explains the three aspects of building a healthy workplace culture and the three layers of an effective employer brand strategy. Bryan also reveals why environmental responsibility is essential in building an authentic brand and how artificial intelligence impacts the employer brand space Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:41:57

Resilient At Every Age: Beating Ageism And Promoting Resilience In A Multigenerational Workforce With Mary Jane Roy

11/17/2023
One of the most uncomfortable realities in today’s world of work is that ageism and age discrimination in the workplace still exist. We are deep into the 21 century and companies are still hesitant to hire older individuals and quick to lay them off in disproportionate rates. Today’s guest argues that these companies are missing out on the research-backed benefits of having a multigenerational workforce. Mary Jane Roy is an expert on personal resilience and an advocate for workplace inclusion. In this episode, she debunks the popular image of older individuals in the workplace that portrays them as slower and less resilient. Mary Jane shares some of the science behind resilience that shows it can be built at whatever age and life stage. Tune in and learn how companies stand to gain by leveraging the unique contributions of older individuals in a multigenerational workplace paradigm. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:42:20

Transitioning From Wellness Programs To A Full-Blown Well-being Culture With Andreea Pap

11/4/2023
When you can show up as your best self to work, everything else becomes so much better. You become happier, more engaged, and more productive. But this is only the case if you have the work environment that allows you this in the first place. In this episode, we say goodbye to those mere wellness programs and transition to a full-blown culture of well-being with our amazing guest. Andreea Pap is a positive psychology practitioner and Founder of the Happiness Digger, where she empowers teams to create and spread happiness at work and at home. Today, she shows us how we can start planning on the wellness side and let it seep into our culture. From fostering engagement and that sense of belonging to navigating the remote set-up and today’s technology that adds an extra layer of challenge to building a culture, Andreea dives deep into them all. Plus, she shares some great tools and workshops you can take advantage of. Tune in to this conversation and discover the real game-changer for your organization’s culture. Let Andreea guide you toward a well-being culture where your teams are happy and at their best. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:47:24

The Future Of Employee Listening Strategies With Crystal Robertson And Lee Stroud Of Newmeasures

11/3/2023
Employee listening used to be your annual, maybe every other year, satisfaction survey. It was a check-the-box initiative. Are people happy? Do they like their compenben? It was an antiquated process that took a lot of effort and time, and that went mostly unused. But a lot of that is starting to change. In this episode, we are joined by Crystal Robertson and Lee Stroud of Newmeasures, who are knee-deep in developing a new framework for employee listening that may shape the way we do it moving forward. Tune in and get to know what’s in store for employees as employers start to see the benefits of genuine employee listening! Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:47:40

What's The Point (WTP): Strategies For Delivering Maximum Value To Your Team With Katie Burkhart

11/2/2023
If a business team knows the point of everything they do, they are securing huge wins along the way. This is why leaders must focus on delivering value to their people and align it to their set purpose. In this episode, the People Strategy Forum welcomes Katie Burkhart, Founder and CEO of MatterLogic™, who discusses the importance of understanding the target audience you are serving and the best way to deliver the right level of value at all times. She presents the steps on drawing alignment between value and purpose, as well as the power of helping people experience individualized value. Katie also talks about getting flexible with the rise of hybrid workplace setups and the three layers of asking the right questions to reach actual applicable solutions. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:44:25

The Beauty Of Leadership Coaching With Adrian Koehler

10/21/2023
With the right motivation, guidance, and skill set, anyone can become an effective leader in the entrepreneurship scene. In this episode, we hear from Adrian Koehler who shares how he discovered and started on his leadership coaching journey. He talks about his time in prison outreach programs, the best way to deal with the destructive victim mindset, and how to create workplace cultures where everyone can freely embrace failures without fear. Adrian also discusses how to keep a team strong and connected, as well as maintaining alignment between your personal and professional interests. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:45:47

How To Retain Your Key Employees With Eddie Diaz

10/13/2023
When you only have a few employees, losing your top talent can be devastating and can set you back for years. In this episode, the People Strategy Forum welcomes Eddie Diaz, who breaks down the art of retaining key employees. He explores the biggest factors that impact an employee’s decision to stay or leave, and why it is not always about the compensation. Eddie shares different bespoke strategies that could help increase people retention, from deferred compensation plans to retirement plans. He also discusses the right way to provide company bonuses and create an effective contingency plan. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:44:14

Caitlin Donovan On Embracing Burnout Recovery And Understanding Resentment

10/6/2023
Most companies ignore their employees who experience burnout, and it only leads to further disconnect and resentment among the team. Caitlin Donovan joins the People Strategy Forum to discuss what it takes to achieve burnout recovery. She talks about how it starts by facilitating safety and stopping resentment from getting out of control. Caitlin explains why burnout cannot be addressed in a linear fashion, how traumatic childhood experiences can affect a person’s current situation, and the right way to review emotions. They also underline the dangers of not setting the proper boundaries within the workplace, assigning extreme workload to every employee, and rampant corporate paternalism. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:51:58

How Reverse Mentoring Helps Shape Better Leaders With Julie Noonan

10/1/2023
Leadership approaches must constantly be changed and innovated to achieve better results and stay relevant to the ever-evolving landscape. Julie Noonan is here to introduce the concept of reverse mentoring, which promises better leadership development. She shares how this method can help different generations do value assessment, find common ground, and come together in effective collaboration. She discusses how this approach is important now more than ever after COVID-19 accelerated the conversation about generational gap, work-life balance, and hybrid workplaces. Julie also explains why reverse mentoring is not all about the number of meetings and why it is not advisable to be applied on a manager-employee level. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:38:53

Empowered Leadership: Navigating Success Through Self-Discovery With Marta Spirk

9/24/2023
Personal development, empowerment, and work-life balance are three things we all long for, but how can they be realistically achieved? Our guest, Marta Spirk, a seasoned entrepreneur, podcaster and author, shares her incredible journey and insights into empowered leadership. Marta reveals her personal transformation from feeling overwhelmed and questioning her own path to discovering her unique strengths and purpose. Through her experiences, she developed a powerful framework for helping others tap into their hidden potential and regain control over their lives. Discover the significance of self-awareness and the profound impact it can have on our lives, both personally and professionally. Marta emphasizes the importance of forgiveness, not only for others but also for ourselves, as a key step toward personal growth. We delve into the concept of working smarter, not harder, and how technology, like AI, can reshape the way we approach our careers. Our conversation takes an inspiring turn as we discuss inclusion, embracing diversity, and the power of leaders who aren't afraid to show vulnerability. Join us for an enriching and engaging conversation that will leave you with valuable takeaways for your personal and professional life! Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:41:25

The Six Strategies Top Companies Are Using To Develop Their Leaders With Elizabeth Weingarten

9/23/2023
Behavioral scientists believe in the power of our environments to shape our behaviors. The systems and structures in place influence us in one way or another; this is especially true in the workplace. As such, the kind of workplace environment we have determines the kind of leaders and success we produce. The Head of Behavioral Science Insights for Torch, Elizabeth Weingarten, joins us in this episode to dive deep into the science of workplace behavior, revealing along the way the six strategies that top companies are using to develop leaders. Leadership development is evolving, and we can learn from organizations that are achieving the best results from their leadership development programs. Let Elizabeth guide you to transform your organization through key structural changes that bring out the best in your people. Take advantage of this golden information by tuning in to this conversation! Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:40:59

Emotional Intelligence: The Key To A Thriving And Inclusive Business With Rachelle Carrié

7/16/2023
Often, the skills that matter are what many consider soft. But if there is anything more pronounced in this podcast, it is that nothing is soft about making your organization people-centric. One of those skills is emotional intelligence. In today’s conversation, we dive deep into its role in building a thriving and inclusive business. Joining us is the Founder of SEQ Consulting, Rachelle Carrié, who shares her experiences and strategies for helping build human-centric businesses through the power of emotional intelligence. She also talks about how to build this muscle and what actions leaders should take to create psychological safety within the team. Going further, Rachelle discusses the impact of emotional intelligence on DEI, then gives us a peek into her books on emotional intelligence and leadership. Push the needle forward by building a people-centric business. Follow this episode to learn more! Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:36:42

The Power Of Empathy In Building A People-First Culture With Donald Knight

7/16/2023
The people are at the heart of every successful organization. Leaders know that just as crucial as its systems and operations is cultivating a people-first culture. And empathy holds a transformative power to that. In this episode, we are joined by a trailblazer in HR, Donald Knight, the Chief People Officer of Greenhouse Software. His people-centric strategies lie at the center of his impressive track record of driving organizations to growth and increased value. He tells us in this conversation the crucial role of empathy in building a people-first culture. From his background and influences that shaped his empathetic leadership style, Donald talks about the power of proximity and emotional awareness in understanding employees’ needs. He also discusses the importance of valuing your people as humans as well as finding alignment between values and behaviors within the organization. What is more, Donald breaks down the three key factors for creating change and how Greenhouse can help you through it. Tune in and learn the great benefits of prioritizing your people and how empathy can drive that transformation. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:44:19

From Stress To Success: Preventing Burnout And Elevating Wellbeing In High-Performing Leaders With Jessica Lueck

6/2/2023
Preventing burnout and achieving success as a high-performing leader requires the conscious integration of self-care, boundary-setting, and sustainable practices. It's time to unlock the secrets to resilience, balance, and long-term fulfillment in both your personal and professional life. In this episode, Jessica Lueck, PhD, partner of Lueck Group, discusses how to prevent burnout, especially among high-performing leaders. She discusses the impact of psychological consulting and the innovative practice of tapping (EFT). She shares how these help clients and companies uncover the root causes of burnout, effectively manage stress, and cultivate a healthier approach to life. Jessica emphasizes the significance of work-life integration and the importance of establishing harmony between personal and professional pursuits. By prioritizing self-care, setting boundaries, and implementing sustainable practices, leaders can foster overall well-being and long-term success. Join us as we unlock the secrets to preventing burnout, enhancing resilience, and living a fulfilling life in today's fast-paced world. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:53:35

How To Unlock High Performance In Your Team Without Causing Burnout With Vanessa Bennett

6/1/2023
We all want to ourselves and our teams to be at their most productive. A lot of times, that pursuit of high performance takes a toll on individuals in the form of burnout. There must be a fine balance between getting the best performance from everyone and making sure that they’re thriving while they’re at it. This is what high-performance coach Vanessa Bennett has been studying her whole career. Vanessa is the CEO of Next Evolution Performance, a company that uses neuroscience to help driven leaders and teams optimize their profitability, productivity and energy, and decrease their effort to eliminate burnout. In this episode of People Strategy Forum, she shares neuroscientifically-informed strategies in managing people’s time in the workplace so they can be their best, most productive selves. Whether you’re a leader who’s looking to unlock high performance in your team, or an individual who’s looking for a way to increase productivity without sacrificing your wellbeing, this conversation is a must-follow. Tune in! Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!

Duration:00:40:56