What is a People Strategy? with Traci Austin

In this episode, Traci Austin discusses the importance of getting to know your people incredibly well to create an environment that allows them to thrive in your people strategy. We’ll explore how implementing systems & processes can sometimes hinder productivity instead of enhancing it, and why building strong relationships & trust within your organization is crucial in your people strategy.

Join us as we uncover key strategies shared by organizational leaders from around the world, who will shed light on reducing turnover, increasing staff productivity, & fostering high levels of alignment & teamwork. We’ll also delve into the significance of core values, feedback mechanisms, & effective use of people data in shaping a successful people strategy.

Additional Resources:

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Things to listen for:

1:33 Understanding people leads to organizational success.

04:12 Feedback is valuable for self-improvement and growth.

09:49 Authenticity, honesty, and data crucial for success.

12:52 Implementing effective people strategy for business success.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Proximity breeds understanding: It’s crucial to know your people inside and out. Discover their strengths, preferences, and desires.
  2. Feedback fuels growth: Feedback is a powerful tool to identify areas of improvement, enhance engagement, and build trust.
  3. Leveraging people data: By aligning your core values with people data, you set the stage for effective decision-making and better outcomes.


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