Peak Development Radio
Great conversations and practical advice for making your organization stronger
#1704 – When embarking on an HR transformation, organizations tend to place most of their focus on their product (usually the HR technology) and process, but consider their HR people with a backwards glance versus a focused investment. For this second episode in our series on Accelerating HR’s Business Impact, Lisa Calicchio, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Wyndham Worldwide, joins the program to talk about the people element of HR transformations and how HR practitioners get equipped to operate in these new models of HR.
#1703 – We talk with Lisa Uthgenannt, CHRO for LabCorp, about effective strategies for developing HR teams, the role senior HR leaders should play in development, and the skills HR practitioners most need to develop for the future. The first episode in our series on Accelerating HR’s Business Impact.
#1702 – As a leader, it’s important that you’re always learning and growing; and one of the best, most accessible ways to continue your learning over time is to grow your leadership library. To help you find your next book, we’ve asked our recent podcast guests, “What 1-2 books would you recommend every leader have in their leadership library?” Barbara Cave Henricks, Rusty Shelton, Scott Mautz, and Glenn Hartman share their favorites.
#1701 – In most organizations nearly everyone is doing a second job…trying to look their best and manage others’ impressions of them. What if, instead, organizations encouraged people to overcome their internal barriers to change, and use their errors and vulnerabilities as prime opportunities for both personal and company growth? What would it look like if we organized our companies around the simple but radical conviction that organizations will prosper when they are more deeply aligned with people’s strongest motive, which is to grow? Dr. Robert Kegan, co-author of the book “An Everyone Culture,” discusses Deliberately Developmental Organizations (DDOs), and how you can begin to create this kind of “Everyone Culture” in your own company.
#1605 – What kind of legacy do you want to leave? Guest Scott Mautz, author of Make it Matter: How Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning, discusses what he calls “The 5 Footprints of Legacy,” and how you can begin building your legacy today.
#1604 – Host Dr. Mindy Hall asks eight respected leaders one simple question: “As you think back on your career over the past 20 years, what one thing has had the biggest impact on you as a leader?”
#1603 – Glenn Hartman, Senior Vice President for Customer Business Development at Starbucks, shares his experience on what it takes to create a culture that excites people and inspires them to their best performance.
#1602 – Whether you’re a senior executive in large organization, an entrepreneur with a new startup, or a thought leader seeking to build a successful platform, communication is a key part of your job. But in recent years, huge shifts in the media landscape have made communicating with an audience more complex. Authors and PR professionals Barbara Cave Henricks and Rusty Shelton talk with Dr. Mindy Hall about how leaders can use new media platforms to build their audience and create momentum around their messages.
#1601 – For the past eight months, I’ve been asking a single question of our guests: “What 1-2 books would you recommend every leader have in their leadership library?” Recommendations from Pepper de Callier, Founder and Executive Director of the Prague Leadership Institute; Bill Carmody, author, speaker, and CEO of Trepoint; Bill Humphries, President and CEO of Merz North America; and Kevin Cashman, bestselling author and Senior Partner for CEO and Executive Development at Korn Ferry.
#1507 – The most successful leaders and entrepreneurs know that failure isn’t the opposite of success, it’s a part of it. What is it about adverse events that helps fuel our growth, and why do some leaders seem to weather adversity better than others? Dr. Mindy Hall talks with Pepper de Callier, Founder and Executive Director of the Prague Leadership Institute, who’ll be speaking on this topic at The Economist’s 2016 international conference on human resources in London.