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Embrace Pain to Avoid Suffering w/ Brian Bogert

Brian Bogert is a human behavior and performance coach, professional speaker, business strategist, and philanthropic leader. He teaches individuals how to leverage their authenticity and awareness to create the intentional life of their dreams. In this conversation, we discuss Brian’s philosophy of embracing pain to avoid suffering. He shares his personal journal (which includes having hisContinue reading “Embrace Pain to Avoid Suffering w/ Brian Bogert”

Building a High-Performance Culture w/ Brett Walsh

Brett Walsh is the Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Organizational Development for Graycor, a privately held family of companies employing more than 1,200 construction specialists. Brett is a member of the Graycor executive leadership team and is responsible for delivering people programs in the areas of recruitment and selection, talent development, succession planning,Continue reading “Building a High-Performance Culture w/ Brett Walsh”

Me, Inc. w/ Dr. Ray Sylvester

Dr. Ray Sylvester is an Associate Professor of Marketing & Personal Branding at Anderson University. He was a senior lecturer and leader of two music business programs at Buckinghamshire New University in Wycombe, England outside London and co-wrote the first music business program in Europe in 1996. Ray has presented across both Europe and the US onContinue reading “Me, Inc. w/ Dr. Ray Sylvester”

Paying Your People w/ Mary Mosqueda

Mary Mosqueda is the Practice Leader for Lockton‘s Total Rewards & Compensation Practice. With over two decades of experience in compensation, human resources, and work/life programs, she is an expert at designing and implementing compensation, executive compensation, and total rewards programs for both public and private businesses. She is also a national speaker on these subjects and hasContinue reading “Paying Your People w/ Mary Mosqueda”

From Trauma to Triumph w/ Dr. Sunitha Chandy

Dr. Sunitha Chandy is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with Artesian Collaborative, LLC. She has been working with diverse people and communities since 2000 to help them tap into their resources during painful and tense situations.  Dr. Chandy specializes in developmental psychology, cross-cultural engagement, and high-risk populations. She guides teams – even those with intense conflict – toContinue reading “From Trauma to Triumph w/ Dr. Sunitha Chandy”

Case Study: Tech in the Midwest w/ Nathan Peirson & Bill Neese

Paycor is a technology company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio providing Human Capital Management (HCM) software to small and mid-size employers. With over 2,000 employees, they help companies manage their people processes, including everything from recruiting to time & attendance to payroll to reporting. Nathan Pierson, VP of HR, and Bill Neese, SVP of Talent Acquisition, joinContinue reading “Case Study: Tech in the Midwest w/ Nathan Peirson & Bill Neese”

Reputation Design w/ Amy Cheronis

Amy Cheronis co-founded The Scratch Collective in 2020 to bring big brand and ad agency thinking and expertise to the world of startups and innovators. This fast-growing boutique works across industries to deliver specialized, on-call talent focused on helping good people win. Prior to scratching that itch (pun intended), Amy was US Chief Integration Officer at PR firm MSL,Continue reading “Reputation Design w/ Amy Cheronis”

Overcoming Bias w/ Greg Tall

Greg Tall is the Director of Learning & Development with JB Training Solutions, a training firm helping employees through the entirety of their career, from their first day on the job to leading high functioning teams.  Greg is a high-energy facilitator and trainer with over 15 years of experience in Talent Acquisition and Development, including stints withContinue reading “Overcoming Bias w/ Greg Tall”

Connecting the World’s Professionals w/ Sankar Venkatraman

Sankar Venkatraman is Chief Evangelist at LinkedIn Talent Solutions. As part of this role, he is responsible for bringing the voice of the customer to the product development team and drive product development that helps connect talent with opportunity for LinkedIn’s members. In this conversation, Sankar outlines LinkedIn’s many services and how individuals and businesses can get the mostContinue reading “Connecting the World’s Professionals w/ Sankar Venkatraman”

Case Study: A Virtual Workforce w/ Miranda Nicholson, SVP of HR at Formstack

Miranda Nicholson is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Formstack, a workplace productivity solution that empowers anyone to digitize what matters, automate workflows, and fix processes—all without code. With a decade of experience managing corporate HR activities, Miranda currently leads the acquisition, onboarding, and retention of current and future Formstack employees. Even prior to theContinue reading “Case Study: A Virtual Workforce w/ Miranda Nicholson, SVP of HR at Formstack”

Befriending Your Inner Critic w/ Carolyn Sellers

Carolyn Sellers is a practicing psychotherapist with her own private practice where she works with individuals to heal and grow, resolve fears and doubts, and address old patterns and behaviors. Her specialties include, among other things, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, issues with self-esteem as well as leadership development, workplace stress, and career transitions.  Carolyn is uniqueContinue reading “Befriending Your Inner Critic w/ Carolyn Sellers”

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom w/ Mike Sarraille

Mike Sarraille is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, a graduate of the University of Texas McCombs Business School, and now a leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor for Echelon Front as well as the CEO of Echelon Front Overwatch. EF Overwatch specializes in the recruiting, training, and placement of U.S special operations forces veterans with companies seeking leadersContinue reading “From the Battlefield to the Boardroom w/ Mike Sarraille”

Jennifer J. Fondrevay on Humanizing Mergers & Acquisitions

Jennifer Fondrevay is the Founder of Day1 Ready, a consulting firm that advises forward-thinking business leaders, owners, and executives on how to prepare for the human capital challenges of M&A transactions. As a Fortune 500 C-Suite “survivor”of three multi-billion-dollar acquisitions, Jennifer has been on all sides of the deal equation. She saw countless growth strategies fail dueContinue reading “Jennifer J. Fondrevay on Humanizing Mergers & Acquisitions”

Chrisanne Christ on Innovative Community Banking

Chrisanne Christ currently serves as a Senior Partner at Centier Bank, a 125-year-old, private, family-owned bank headquartered in Merrillville, IN. She has worked at Centier for the past 24 years overseeing HR, Talent Development, Risk, Audit, Financial Intelligence, and Information Security. Chrisanne’s position allows her to work closely with Centier’s CEO and Senior Management team to helpContinue reading “Chrisanne Christ on Innovative Community Banking”

Dr. Victoria Mattingly on Diversity, Inclusion, & Allyship

Dr. Victoria Mattingly is an organizational psychologist passionate about improving the human experience at work. She is CEO and Founder of Mattingly Solutions, an HR/management consulting firm that measures workplace inclusion and trains majority group members to create a better workplace culture where everyone can thrive. Dr. Mattingly is offering People Business listeners 25% off her new virtualContinue reading “Dr. Victoria Mattingly on Diversity, Inclusion, & Allyship”

Jim Sharpe on Leading a New Team

Jim Sharpe joined Aventri as CEO in January 2020 and is focused on leading the global Aventri team as it executes on its vision to help the world Connect Better. Throughout his career, Jim has led high-performing teams in private equity-backed tech-enabled businesses. Prior to Aventri, Jim was Managing Director and GM of Gerson Lehrman Group’s (GLG) largest andContinue reading “Jim Sharpe on Leading a New Team”

Cindi Carlson on Layoffs & Job Seekers

This episode covers both sides of downsizing, including tips for employers needing to lower their headcount and individuals who find themselves in need of a new position. Cindi Carlson is a Senior Vice President for Challenger, Gray & Christmas where she is responsible for developing, delivering, and implementing outplacement consulting, job training, and executive coaching. She has successfully managedContinue reading “Cindi Carlson on Layoffs & Job Seekers”