The People Strategy Podcast

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

EP 137: Inspiring Managers to Perform with Michael Kester

Inspiring managers to perform? How is it achieved? Why is it significant to an organization? What are some of those key items that you’ve seen that really has an individual go from being a bad manager into stepping in their true authentic leadership? Michael Kester presented his response in an analogy. “It’s a little bit...

EP 133: Coaching for Performance

How do we inspire and coach people to perform? And how do we also inspire ourselves as we align with the mission, vision and values of our organization, and really use that as a litmus test? If we’re going to inspire people to perform, we need to be on the same page as to what...

EP 132: Pre-boarding: Creating a Team Before Day 1

Pre-boarding is what happens between when the offer is made and when the individual starts. We want to ensure that the applicant journey into the employee journey is something that they imagined and hoped for…that’s when Preboarding becomes impactful. We want to connect during this Preboarding process, that the individual feels ‘belong’ and brought in...

EP 129: Seasons of Life with Shari Simpson

Do you feel like your organization suffers when you or your staff are going through a season of life? Ensuring your organization is supported during these seasons of life is crucial for developing a culture that is built on trust. I am joined today by the fantastic Shari Simpson, who is host of HR Mixtape...

EP 128: Two-way process to determine a great fit!

Having a process and training our team on that process make it better for the applicant journey, employee journey, and you as the HR leader. If you have a system where the interviews are scheduled, and you can automate some of the follow up, do so. Yet, ensure you have the personal touch. If you meet...

EP 124: Creating Sanity in HR

Good processes allow us to get things done, as long as they don’t take more time!  In HR, there are two types of HR, in our opinion, Foundational HR and Transformational HR. A good audit and process allows us to have a strong foundation so that we can focus on the transformation of HR that...

EP 123: HR Self-Care with Nicole Greer

Self-care. Yup, we all say we do it. Yet, as HR professionals and business leaders how often do you walk the talk when it comes to taking care of yourself? When HR professionals are dealing with the stress of everyday life it can be easy to overlook self-care and today, I want to address that....

EP 122: HR, Take Good Care!

HR leaders have the highest turnover per position according to a recent LinkedIn Global Survey. Today, we chat about keyways to care for yourself in HR. AND, no it is not sleep, exercise and healthy food.  Although those are great!   What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode Top 3 ways to care for yourself in HR....

EP 121: Solve Turnover in the First 90 Days with Sam Kloppmann

Turnover Problems in the first 90 days? On today’s show we talk about the importance of slowing down to speed up in hiring and retaining the right staff in the first 90 days of employment. There is an impact on supervisors and staff when turnover in the first 90 days is extremely high. When this...