Upgrading Your Skills: A Discussion On Workplace Readiness With Dr. Andrew Temte

TTL 861 | Workplace Readiness

Upgrading Your Skills: A Discussion On Workplace Readiness With Dr. Andrew Temte

Ensuring workplace readiness doesn’t just mean having your office spic and span or your technology ready. It also means equipping your employees with the right set of skills to tackle their jobs, and having the right workplace culture to ensure no one becomes disengaged. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down for a lovely conversation with Dr. Andrew Temte, President and Global Head of Corporate Learning at Kaplan Professional. Dr. Temte talks about the need to upskill and reskill billions, and talks about success with balance. Don’t miss this provocative discussion that is sure to make you ask questions about workplace readiness.

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TTL 847 | Developing Entrepreneurship Skills

Entrepreneurship Skills For Women With Dr. Charlene Walters And Hiring The Right People With Andrew Lee

More and more women are starting their own businesses, and more women are Developing Entrepreneurship Skills to compete in today’s world. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down for a conversation with author, speaker, and corporate trainer Dr. Charlene Walters about entrepreneurship. She then talks about what skills women need to develop today and how to develop them. Get ready to explore the business path the right way. This episode is a great starting point to empower women entrepreneurs.

Next, we talk all about hiring the right person and what it takes to find the perfect new hire. It’s time to learn how to interview a rock star! Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to Talent Management Leader and TEDx Speaker Andrew Lee as he discusses his thoughts on the interview process. Andrew shares his insights on the things you need to look for during the interview and what tough questions you need to ask during an interview. If you’re a talent acquisition specialist or a business owner getting ready to interview people, this is for you.

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TTL 843 | Creating Space

Creating Your Own Space With Steven Kuhn

Life isn’t easy, especially for our brave men and women who have left the service. But many of them still find a way to be successful, creating their own space. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down to talk with decorated combat veteran, author and consultant Steven Kuhn. Steven and Diane talk about his experiences serving in Iraq, the challenges he faced after his military service had ended, and how he set about to create his own space. Steven also talks about emotional intelligence and what he learned about empathy during his service and how he applies it today.

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TTL 787 | Community Of SEVEN

The Community Of SEVEN: Creating A Tribe Of Purpose-Driven Leaders Who Want To Change The World With Lan Phan

Nobody would look at getting fired from a dream job at Fortune Magazine as a good thing, but for Lan Phan, it opened up an opportunity to do something that makes a much bigger impact on the world. An award-winning marketing leader with over 20 years of experience, Lan was recruited into Fortune’s executive team in late 2019 but was let loose six months later in the middle of the pandemic.

Rather than hunker down after what seemed to be a devastating blow on her career, Lan used it as an opportunity to launch the Community of SEVEN, an invite-only community for purpose-driven leaders who want to change the world. Joining Dr. Diane Hamilton on the show, Lan shares how her upbringing in a Vietnamese refugee family trained her to be nimble and resilient amidst adversity – a quality that served her well during this pivotal moment in her journey.

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TTL 777 | Modern Learning Strategy

Towards A Modern Learning Strategy With Matt Donovan And Learning Influence Skills With Alex D. Tremble

The Chief Learning Officer role is one of the leadership roles that are most closely-linked to curiosity. With 25 years of experience in leading teams to create innovative solutions in corporate learning through modern learning strategy, Matt Donovan is indubitably the best person for that role at GP Strategies. Matt spoke at the Novartis’ Curiosity Month about the intersection between the shift in the role of the learner and how technology plays a role in it. Joining Dr. Diane Hamilton in this conversation, he shares some of his insights and ongoing efforts in the creation of this disruptive force in corporate education. Corporate education is constantly on the move. Matt’s work is perhaps one of the best efforts out there to keep education relevant in the constantly-changing learning environment.

Many public sector employees are very passionate about their mission of serving the American people, but very hesitant when it comes to developing leadership and influence skills. Understandably, many of these unsung heroes prefer not to get political in the fear that it might divert their focus from the mission. However, it is a fact that with better leadership skills, these public servants can set themselves up to better serve the American people. Known as the Federal Career Coach, Alex D. Tremble has spent the past seven years coaching and advising some of the nation’s most senior-level government leaders. Listen in as he shares some interesting details about this line of work with Dr. Diane Hamilton.

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TTL 322 | Unlocking Creativity

Unlocking Creativity with Michael Roberto and Workplace Challenges Women Face with Bonnie Marcus

When asked about what’s blocking creativity, people usually say things like hierarchy, bureaucracy, short-term financial pressures, or Wall Street pressures. Michael Roberto, however, found that it’s not a people problem but rather a lack of out-of-the-box thinkers. Michael is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University and the author of Unlocking Creativity. He talks about his book and dives more about what’s blocking creativity.

 

Women face special challenges in the workplace. They have different issues, both internal barriers they set up as well as some of the unconscious bias in the workplace that they have to deal with. Bonnie Marcus primarily focuses on women, mostly because a lot of women are hesitant to position themselves for success. Bonnie is a keynote speaker and the author of The Politics of Promotion and the co-author of Lost Leaders in the Pipeline. She tackles the different obstacles women are facing, the perception of women in leadership and different cultures, and more.