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Culture Wins: The Advantage of a Talent-based Organization
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Culture Wins: The Advantage of a Talent-based Organization

Podcast recorded live, January 3, 2020, Lincoln, Nebraska Season 2 premiere episode! The Advisors Network provides visitors unprecedented access to masters of their industry who can help transform any organization. For this podcast, we had the joy of hosting a panel of a few advisors with us during our semi-annual meeting. With their expertise on...

Shifting the Paradigm: Strengths-based Management with Mark Epp
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Shifting the Paradigm: Strengths-based Management with Mark Epp

Mark Epp has spent the last 15 years at Talent Plus providing coaching and management strategies to leaders in several industries and large organizations. A true subject-matter expert in strengths-based management, he explores how focusing and developing strengths in employees can yield far better results in all key metrics than the traditional management strategies focusing...

Combating Discrimination in Leadership, with Dr. Scott Whiteford
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Combating Discrimination in Leadership, with Dr. Scott Whiteford

In previous episodes, we’ve talked about the importance of creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. It has been proven to create a competitive advantage by increasing organizations’ financial performance, innovation and workplace culture. This episode, we’ll talk about diversity — specifically in leadership positions — and how C-suites are not often representative of their respective...

The Power of Empowerment, with Larry Sternberg
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The Power of Empowerment, with Larry Sternberg

Workplaces are continuously evolving, and one of the most important aspects of a workplace is its culture. As it turns out, culture has many definitions and influences. The Human Capital Industry has proven that empowering employees gives your organization’s culture a lift in performance, efficiency and satisfaction. Larry Sternberg is a Talent Plus Fellow and...

Transforming HR with Technology, with Don Tomlinson
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Transforming HR with Technology, with Don Tomlinson

The modern workplace is continuously evolving, and technology has a large influence on that evolution. Whatever barriers workplaces used to face, like communication, management or efficiency barriers, have been overcome by the invention of technology. Internet and various software and applications have made it possible for businesses to remain focused on their goals with much...

Is an “Experience” Changing the Industry? with Kesha Harris
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Is an “Experience” Changing the Industry? with Kesha Harris

With the changing nature of many industries shifting from transaction to interaction, the ability to create a world-class experience for customers and employees is the new competitive advantage. In this episode, we talk about building relationships with clients and employees which ultimately create an experience that has them consistently coming back for more. Kesha Harris...

Beyond the Quota: The Art of Diversity and Inclusion with Somya Kouma
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Beyond the Quota: The Art of Diversity and Inclusion with Somya Kouma

Diversity and inclusion are topics at the forefront in the human capital industry. There’s been growing recognition of how critical it is to business performance. While companies may think that having a diverse culture means simply not adversely impacting minority groups, there is much that goes into what a diverse and inclusive culture actually means....

Generation Z, with Corey Archer
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Generation Z, with Corey Archer

The millennial generation has been negatively stereotyped as lazy, entitled and without aspirations. There is countless research that describes the alleged differences of millennials in the workplace compared to the elder generation. Despite evidence showing none of these generational differences are true, the debate continues. The next debate is centered around the up-and-coming Generation Z....

The “Plus” in Talent Plus: Relationships with Kent Woodhead
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The “Plus” in Talent Plus: Relationships with Kent Woodhead

In this episode, we talk about what the “Plus” means in Talent Plus®. While many people know of Talent Plus as a selection company that helps organizations select top talent, what they don’t know is that the “Plus” actually stands for relationships — a crucial part of our culture. We take a pretty unconventional approach...