Cultivating Evergreen Talent With Roberta Matuson And Critical Workplace Communication With Steve Herz

TTL 717 | Talent Development

Cultivating Evergreen Talent With Roberta Matuson And Critical Workplace Communication With Steve Herz

How do you cultivate a sustainable workforce that stays on and builds the organization as they build themselves? Roberta Matuson answers this question with her latest book on talent development, which she talks about in this interview with Dr. Diane Hamilton. Known as The Talent Maximizer, Roberta is the President of Matuson Consulting, a bestselling author, and a leading authority on leadership. Listen as she shares valuable insights on employee engagement and talent development. With the right leadership style, you can be on your way to cultivating evergreen talent.

Why shouldn’t we take “yes” as an answer? In the context of workplace communication and talent development, always saying “yes” can do more harm than good. Steve Herz, the President of the Montag Group, calls this an “echo chamber of yes” where otherwise valuable feedback is drowned out by the constant urge to buy into the status quo. Steve joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to talk about how he approached this question in his new book. In an engaging conversation, Steve takes a shot at the “participation trophy” culture that gets in the way of talent development and organizational growth. Join in and listen to his incredible insights.

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Women Taking The Lead with Kim Gravel and Leading With Questions with Bob Tiede

A lot of times, women were taught to be seen and not be heard. The strength and leadership in women were not always celebrated. Kim Gravel, a veteran television host, entrepreneur, public speaker, and leader, talks about the message she’s trying to convey through her clothing line and being a leader. Kim believes the message of women taking the lead comes in many forms because we have a sphere of influence anywhere. She shares why QVC is the most amazing place to connect and to launch a business especially if you have a message.

 

Many people think a leader’s job is to simply tell the staff what to do and to express appreciation for work well done. However, the way to be an effective leader is to lead with questions, taking advantage of the opportunity to listen to what your people say. Bob Tiede, a blogger and part of the Development Leadership Team at Cru, shares his passion for helping leaders lead with a question. Bob explains why it is vital for leaders to engage, ask, and listen to what people think and feel.

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TTL 291 | Employee Engagement

Engage And Grow with Rich Maloney and Cold Emailing with Ryan Peck

Engagement comes down to how good your leadership is. Employee engagement is a reflection of the leadership in the organization. When your leaders are people-focused and people first, profit second, you’ve got a high level of buying. Rich Maloney, author of the video book, Engage & Grow, shares how improving engagement can get people to become highly-engaged in the workplace.
Cold emailing is basically sending out an email to a recipient who knows nothing about you whatsoever. It’s a brand new message and there’s no prior relationship. Ryan Peck, the Cold Emailing King, started cold emailing on behalf of his company. Once he started finding some success, he built upon it. Ryan is now a leads generator, a business consultant, and the founder of The Leads System and Care Ultima. Ryan talks about cold emailing and how he was able to partner with Amazon through a cold email.

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TTL 249 | The Carrot Principle

The Carrot Principle with Adrian Gostick and Freeing Up Your Time For Business with Richie Norton

It’s really important that people feel like their ideas lead somewhere. Sometimes we have to give people credit or a little “attaboy” to lead them to the next level. Bestselling author Adrian Gostick talks about the idea behind his book, The Carrot Principle. He shares that the best leaders use recognition to bring about employee engagement and positive corporate culture, thus accelerating performance and retaining talent.

 

One of the biggest questions with entrepreneurship is how could you start a business and actually free up your time? Award-winning author and serial entrepreneur Richie Norton delves into his book called The Power of Starting Something Stupid when dealing with issues concerning creating products, building businesses, or business models. Richie says sometimes we’re afraid of starting something because we think they’re stupid. Richie says you have to set things up in a way that it’s not a time suck for you by focusing only on the good things that you want to do.

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TTL 247 | Personality Assessments

Personality Assessments with Merrick Rosenberg and Learning Never Ends with Julie Ann Sullivan

People have historically used personality assessments to increase self-awareness. Clearly, the most self-aware people are the most successful. Personality styles enthusiast and author Merrick Rosenberg says it’s powerful for that, but we’ve got to take it to a different place. It has to go beyond just taking a profile, reading it, and learning about your style. It should be about how we create a common language throughout the organization. That is the key to growth and learning.
We all want a workplace environment where we can be productive, engaged, and appreciated. Communication specialist and change steward Julie Ann Sullivan talks about her book, Blueprint For Employee Engagement, and what her company, Learning Never Ends, is doing to create a more positive workplace culture one person at a time.

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TTL 146 | Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement, Being Happy And Productive with Kevin Kruse and Attracting The Market With Educational Content with Michael Brenner

Every employee wants to feel appreciated with the work they do for their company. This is one way that Kevin Kruse defines employee engagement. But more than being happy in work, you need to be productive as well. More than feeling satisfied, you need grow competitive and go the extra mile. When you create content that people want, it educates them about the product or the service. Michael Brenner attracts people in this way because instead of making it sound like selling, it sounds like you are already serving.

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