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Discussing the future of Learning & Development, Training and HR.

Discussing the future of Learning & Development, Training and HR.


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Discussing the future of Learning & Development, Training and HR.






Sustain Your Game: High-Performance Secrets with Alan Stein Jr #72

Alan Stein, Jr., former basketball performance coach to NBA stars including Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant, motivational speaker, trainer to major companies like Pepsi and Amex, and author of the bestselling books "Raise Your Game: High-Performance Secrets from the Best of the Best" and "Sustain Your Game: High-Performance Keys to Manage Stress, Avoid Stagnation, and Beat Burnout" joins Nick Day on the HR Podcast!


Coaching for a Better Tomorrow with Trayton Vance #71

In the episode, Nick Day is joined by Trayton Vance, Coaching Consultant, Strategic Advisor, CEO and Founder of the “Coaching Focus Group” discusses why businesses and HR leaders should embed high-performance coaching cultures if they wish to unleash the maximum potential of their human capital. Trayton calls his process “The Coaching Focus Way”.


“Remote Work is the future. The office is dead” with Liam Martin #70

“Remote Work is the future. The office is dead!". in this episode of the HR L&D Podcast, Nick Day is joined by Liam Martin, the founder of Time Doctor and — one of the most popular time tracking and productivity software platforms used by top brands today. Liam also runs Running Remote, the World's Largest Remote Work Conference. In this episode, Liam explains how HR leaders can implement a robust Remote Working Methodology that delivers exceptional business performance.


Mastering HR in High-Growth Companies with Andrew Bartlow #69

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Andrew Bartlow, who possesses over 25 years of Human Resources and Talent Management experience at organizations across a wide spectrum of sizes, maturity stages, and industries to discuss "Mastering HR in High-Growth Companies".


Retention in the time of the Great Resignation with Lauren Dai #68

In the episode, Nick Day is joined by COO and Co-founder at Cocoon, Lauren Dai. Cocoon is a business founded by three powerhouse women and is entirely focused on reimagining employee leave management. In this episode, we discuss employee retention in the wake of the Great Resignation.


The Science behind a High Performing Workplace with Kevin Campbell #66

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Kevin Campbell, who is an Employee Experience Scientist at Qualtrics, and the founder of Lifted Leadership, LLC to talk about the science behind a high-performing workplace.


Immersive Learning and the role of VR in L&D with Rose Robertson #65

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Rose Robertson, Director of Learning Solutions at Roundtable Learning a company which delivers Immersive Learning Solutions that drive measurable business results through technology-enhanced, blended learning solutions ranging from, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, eLearning, Virtual Instructor-Led Training, Instructor-Led Training, and Video Learning.


Achieving Authentically Inclusive Workplace Cultures with Dr Jen O’Ryan #67

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Dr Jen O’Ryan who is an Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity strategist focused on helping people build authentically inclusive and welcoming companies. We also discuss Dr. Jen O'Ryan's book “Inclusive AF: A Field Guide for ‘Accidental’ Diversity Experts”.


Rescripting Employee Experiences with Lindsey Caplan #64

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast by screenwriter turned Organizational Psychologist, Lindsey Caplan, an organizational psychologist and communication strategist who helps HR, Marketing, and Business Leaders script employee experiences that help boost engagement and retention for the long-term, via her consultancy, The Gathering Effect. Did you know organisational change fails 70% of the time? In this episode we discover how rescripting employee experiences and effective gatherings...


LinkedIn Profile Optimization for Professionals with Donna Serdula #63

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Linkedin influencer. Donna Serdula, who has been pivotal in pioneering the concept of LinkedIn Profile Optimisation for Professionals and she now helps business leaders across the globe to maximise the potential of their Linkedin profiles. Today. she shares some of her best Linkedin profile secrets to help you unlock your Linkedin profile potential!


How HR Leaders can End the Email Overwhelm with Yaro Starak #62

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Yaro Starak who is the co-founder of, an email management company that enables HR leaders to achieve more in less time!


HRIS Implementation Best Practices with Louise Bhatia & Charlotte Yardley #61

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Louise Bhatia, Head of Delivery at Silver Cloud HR and Charlotte Yardley, Head of Partner Success at Sage People and we will be today we will be talking all about “HRIS Implementation Best Practices"


Building Modern Day Resilience with Andy Nicol #60

Nick Day is joined on the 60th episode of The HR L&D Podcast sofa by former British Lion and Scotland International Rugby Captain, member of the BBC Sport team and CEO of ABSTRACT, Andy Nicol. ABSTRACT is an award-winning learning and development company specialising in leadership, equality, diversity, inclusion and decision making. Andy joins me on the HR podcast to discuss the importance of building modern-day resilience.


Mastering English intelligibility in Business with Eisha Karol #59

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Eisha Karol, who is the founder of PronounceMe, an award-winning business which provides highly tailored levels of pronunciation training to address every aspect of language learning. Eisha explains why HR Leaders must consider English intelligibility when attracting and developing talent. With inclusivity and diversity at the heart of most HR agendas, it is surprising how often language is overlooked. However, Language is an expression of a...


Hiring for Diversity & Decoding Bias with Arthur Woods #58

Arthur Woods, a social entrepreneur and LGBTQIA+ advocate working at the intersection of equity, inclusion, and technology joins Nick Day on the HR L&D Podcast to discuss his Amazon Bestselling book, Hiring for Diversity and Mathison, his technology platform that equips employers with everything they need to manage their diversity hiring efforts. Arthur is also the creator of the first Equal Hiring Index, which we discuss in detail on the show!


How Leaders Can Trust & Inspire with Stephen M. R. Covey #57

Trust & Inspire to unleash great future leaders! Nick Day speaks to Stephen M. R. Covey, the New York Times bestselling author of the book "The Speed of Trust", which successfully sold over 2 million copies worldwide and was rated by 100 Top CEOs on Glassdoor as the #1 book everyone should read, to discuss his latest book Trust & Inspire, How Truly Great Leaders unleash Greatness In Others". This newest book builds on Speed of Trust principles to focus on the leadership skills required to...


Leadership that Overcomes Betrayal, Theft and Deceit with Brandon Wilson #56

Brandon Wilson, a self-professed SURVIVOR OF LEADERSHIP SABOTAGE and one of the world’s most sought-after executive consultants who has appeared on multiple news shows including CNN, TODAY and FOX to share his story on the HR L&D Podcast. Discover how Brandon has used the impact of his sabotage experience which includes betrayal, theft and deceit (costing him more than $600,000 in the process) to help HR leaders like you, develop the ability to survive leadership sabotage so that no one can...


How a Cancel Culture is Silencing Us at Work with Simon Fanshawe #55

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Simon Fanshawe, OBE, who is a former Perrier Award-winning stand-up comedian and co-founder of Stonewall to discuss the silencing of views and the impact of cancel culture in the workplace


Dealing with Imposter Syndrome in Leadership with Michele Molitor #54

Michele Molitor is an internationally recognized speaker, certified executive confidence coach, Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT) practitioner, and Founder of Nectar Consulting Incorporation. She is also co-author of the best-selling book “Breakthrough Healing” and she is renowned for her work which involves enhancing the capacity of leaders, to build high-performing teams and exponentially increase bottom-line results. In this episode, Michelle tells us about her unique approach to...


Celebrating International Women’s Day with Rachel Gilfrin #53

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Rachel Gilfrin who is a Confidence & Career Coach who works with ambitious women to grow their confidence and propel their careers. We celebrate International Women's day with this special episode to discuss how women who aspire to become future leaders in business can unlock their potential!