The People Strategy Podcast

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

There are times when we, as leaders and as employees, get frustrated with being asked to complete a specific task and then being asked to complete another for an individual inside of the organization at the exact same time. During these moments it can be difficult to decide what is the top priority and what...

Marcia Barnes has a knack for rallying people together. Widely recognized for her enthusiasm and strategic mindset, she champions growth not merely as a goal but as an essential ingredient to nurturing talent and ensuring her team members have a vibrant pathway to flourish within Valve and Meter. Her story is one of passion intertwined...

Matthew Schneider is a visionary entrepreneur deeply rooted in his middle-class upbringing. Fueled by a passion for financial inclusivity, Matthew has risen as a champion of change, setting out to bridge the chasm that separates the middle class from the powerful currents of capital growth. Traci and Matthew dive deep into the alignment between organizational...

With Thanksgiving soon approaching, today’s episode is designed to share the importance of appreciation. Traci Austin explores the power of gratitude and its impact on employee engagement, health, and the bottom line. This episode shares the Five Languages of Appreciation, including Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Acts of Service, Gifts, and even Physical Touch (with...

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...

On this episode, Traci Austin, Chief Talent Officer at Elevated Talent Consulting joins Nikki to discuss the importance of fulfilling work and the ripple effect it has on individuals and communities. Together, they break down the concept of “holding space” as a coaching skill and how it empowers individuals to problem-solve on their own. Traci...

The People Strategy Podcast provides an ongoing coaching experience that the C-suite can leverage to align its people to more effectively execute the business strategy.  The show challenges leaders to create a talent strategy roadmap that will increase profits and boost employee engagement. Host, Traci Austin, invites purpose-driven leaders to join her for deep-dive conversations...

EP 112: How to make pay feel fair, relevant, and right with Laura Morgan

Get ready to continue our conversation on how policies impact our culture! Our guest today is Laura Morgan, founder of MorganHR and Simply merit. She specializes in engagement and compensation strategies that not only benefit the organization but the relationships within. Listen in as she shares her thoughts on compensation policies, and, in particular, how...

EP 111: How Compensation Policies can benefit Employee Growth with Dan Kopp

Interested in how proper compensation systems can benefit your organization? Our guest today is Dan Kopp, Author, Veteran and cofounder of Dinamico Systems. He is an expert on creating algorithms to assist clients in aligning compensation with employee values. Listen in as he shares his thoughts on compensation, and, in particular, how pay and pay...