The People Strategy Podcast

Bridging the gap between CEO's and HR Professionals of talent optimization for your business

Adam joins host Traci Austin, as he shares his transformative journey in implementing an Employee Value Proposition (EVP) strategy that significantly attracts high-quality candidates and enhances job satisfaction. From IT director to strategic innovator, Adam Gruszcynski the IT Director at Potawatomi Casino Hotel, has masterfully reinvented the onboarding process and organizational culture within his team....

From the classroom to the superintendent’s office, Dr. Tom Mahoney has charted a transformative journey through the educational landscape, team coaching, drawing on deep personal and professional experiences. Currently steering the Oregon School District towards innovative educational practices, Tom joins host Traci Austin on the People Strategy Podcast to explore pivotal strategies in education and...

Brad Zimmerman and Tom Willis have carved impactful paths in transforming organizational culture, especially within school districts, from personal development workshops to influential education leaders. On the People Strategy Podcast with host Traci Austin, they share vital insights into the art of coaching, emphasizing the significance of listening and asking meaningful questions. As seasoned professionals...

From investing to innovating in employee engagement, Bryan Wolff has mastered the art of cultivating inclusive workplaces where every voice is heard. As the President of AllVoices, an employee relations platform, Bryan joins Traci Austin on The People Strategy Podcast to reveal the significance of fostering inclusive environments where employees feel safe and empowered to...

In this electrifying episode, Ben and host Traci Austin explore the dynamic fusion of technology and human potential in the workplace. Ben captivates us with his profound insights, revealing how strategic use of technology can amplify professional effectiveness and boost profitability. Uncover the hidden psychological hurdles obstructing your path to achievement and learn why fostering...

Jessica Bensch is currently building a not-for-profit global movement (Vanguard Voices) on the topic of psychological safety and is a renowned advocate for workplace culture transformation. In this episode, Jessica and host Traci Austin discuss psychological safety and open dialogue. Jessica artfully underscores the necessity for a holistic approach to creating a workplace where every voice...

In this episode, host Traci Austin discusses the importance of clarity in defining roles and expectations for new employees. She shares valuable insights on aligning goals, behaviors, and core values when hiring and managing talent. Her compelling story about the challenges and successes of hiring a marketing coordinator shed light on the significance of defining...

In this episode, Chris and host Traci Austin delve into the refined tactics for assembling the ideal team, and using AI as a powerful ally—enhancing data analysis and predictive analytics without losing sight of the human touch. Chris Allaire, CEO of staffing firm Averity, is passionate about recruiting people for the right role. With extensive...

Alongside host Traci Austin, Jeff Mould delves into the perks of a “think week,” aimed at personal and professional rejuvenation. Jeff Mould, once a reluctant leader has gracefully embraced the mantle of leadership as president and CEO of Stoney Creek. In this episode, Jeff unravels the efficacy of positive tension at the strategic table, the...