Geeks Geezers Googlization

Geeks Geezers Googlization

The Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization Show helps make sense out of the new wacky world of work where reality and science fiction converge. We’re on a mission to discover how technology is disrupting the future of work, jobs, and employment. We bring you recruiting and hiring solutions you can implement right away. You’ll hear from fascinating people discussing interesting and provocative topics and learn actionable insights. Geeks, Geezers and Googlization is the podcast you don’t want to miss. Geeks Geezers Googlization Radio Show is broadcast live at Wednesday's at 1PM ET on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).... Show More

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May 7, 2020 49 min
Competition for employee attention is intense. Chances are a lot of your messages aren’t reaching your employees these days, according to GuideSpark CEO Keith Kitani. That’s a gigantic problem because getting employee buy-in is more important then ever. Successful change and implementation requires effective communication. How can business leaders ensure that employees receive, read, and act on the messages you send? Kitani shares ...
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April 21, 2020 51 min
Remember Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz? You might be wishing you were her right now. With a click of your heels, you could return to your pre-COVID19 life. Going back is impossible. No matter how much you hope and want it, you can’t go back. So as business resumes, everyone wonders what the new normal will be and when we’ll get there? That’s the topic of this episode of the G3 Show. Ira Wolfe and co-host Keith Campagna talk about job...
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Good news! Your business will be able to reopen soon. Bad news.The road back will be anything but usual. There is no post-pandemic recovery playbook. Most of us will be just faking it as we make it. Fortunately, there are great resources available to us and there’s no better source for the kind of advice that matters than Gallup. (Yep, that Gallup, the highly respected global analytics and advisory firm.) We’re grateful that Gallup...
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We are weeks away from the apex of the Covid-19 crisis. Fortunately the pandemic will pass. To the disappointment of many, we won’t go back to the way it was. Many employees will return to work disoriented, stressed, and fearful. A few may be grieving and traumatized. Every company will need to re-board workers and re-glue the culture. There is no playbook for this. Emergency preparedness expert Bo Mitchell and educational/cognitiv...
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April 1, 2020 50 min
life get back to normal?” Overnight the lines between science fiction and reality blurred. Standing between each of us and the future are both unknowns and opportunities. What must leaders and individuals do to adapt to this new normal? How can you bring clarity toy what’s next? That is topic of this week’s Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization podcast, The New Normal Survival Kit, Shift Your Mindset. We were fortunate enough to have Mi...
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There’s nothing like a pandemic to abruptly change the way companies hire workers. With millions of people forced to shelter place and many business on lock-down, the traditional job interview is impractical and nearly impossible. Video interviews have suddenly become the new normal? What are best practices? Should you just use Are Zoom, Skype, and Google Hangouts? To answer these questions, Phil Strazzulla from Select Software Rev...
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Let’s start with the obvious. It’s understandable why people are frightened and even panicked. Covid-19 is scary. The uncertainty is scary. For many, fear is spiraling out of control. That’s why we’re so fortunate that Joe Burton, CEO of Whil, joined us for this episode. (Whil was founded to fight the global stress epidemic.) As author of Creating Mindful Leaders and mindfulness advocate, Joe’s practical and timely advice is exactl...
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How do you take a crisis like the Covid-19 and shape and protect your company reputation going forward? What do employees expect from employers and what are you doing to meet their needs and expectations? Our guest today, crisis communication expert Bill Coletti, says “Plan now like your company’s reputation depends on it because it does.” What you say and do (or don’t do ) to calm employee fears and ease customer concerns will hav...
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February 26, 2020 50 min
A job candidate should walk away from the recruitment experience feeling good, even if rejected. Unfortunately for many companies, the results are horrifying. Candidate resentment has increased 40% since 2016. Candidates exit the process not just disappointed but resentful. That's not just bad for HR but bad for the brand, the business, and the bottom line. To understand how some companies are responding, we spoke with two lead...
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February 21, 2020 45 min
The urge to “follow your gut” is one that we develop at a very young age. But as our guest Arupa Tesolin explains, there is a sharp distinction between intuition what many of us describe as our gut instinct, and Arupa has the neuroscience research to back her up. For anyone on a journey of self-improvement or struggling to fit in to our new world of work, Arupa shares tips for improving your surprising power of intuition and its ab...
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February 13, 2020 49 min
The business world invests millions in developing better leaders and growing employees. And yet employee disengagement, dissatisfaction, and work-related stress persists. In this Valentine’s Week episode, we literally get to the heart of the struggle: how our heart shapes our character. Heartstyles co-founders & authors of Above The Line Mara and Stephen Klemich reveal 4 universal principles that drive effective and ineffective...
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February 7, 2020 50 min
You wouldn’t expect that lessons learned on the battlefield of Gettysburg would have anything to do with cybersecurity. But ensuring confidential information doesn’t fall into enemy hands was as much a concern 160 years ago as it is today. That’s why we reached out to cyber-security specialist and Civil War enthusiast Clinton Eppleman, from Morefield Communications, to explain how employee practices and even the job description can...
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January 30, 2020 50 min
Disruption. Innovation. Opportunity. Clayton Christensen set a pretty high bar. Unfortunately he passed away last week. Christensen was known as the father of “disruptive innovation” and author of what The Economist calls one of the most important business books of all time, The Innovator’s Dilemma. To better understand the man and the impact he had, we interviewed two people whose lives were massively impacted by “Clay”: Carlos Ca...
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January 23, 2020 50 min
Pronouncements that proclaim “people are our most important asset” has become a punchline. It's time to walk the talk. Human capital IS an asset and people and their intellectual capital do ADD significant value to a business. It’s mind-boggling then why management typically doesn’t have a clue how to value this human capital ...up until now. Our guest today is valuation expert Dave Bookbinder, author of The New ROI, who is lea...
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January 16, 2020 50 min
When you hear the word disruption, what comes to mind? Are you motivated or do you get the chills? Are you prepared to take the “Big Gulp” or are baby steps your cup of tea? Do you have The Disruption Mindset or is your comfort zone, a Worried Skeptic? It’s 2020 and our guest, Charlene Li, author of 5 best selling books including The Disruption Mindset, believes innovation is the snooze button for strategy and that you can’t grow w...
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January 10, 2020 51 min
Does it take a rocket scientist to unlock human potential? To kick off 2020, we asked Aeronautical Engineer turned Innovation Mind Coach, Milos Kovac, to answer that question. In 2015, while leading an international team of literal rocket scientists and engineers, Milos experienced a breakthrough. He uncovered the truth behind human potential. He has been applying his mindful leadership approach to breakthrough complex unproductive...
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December 19, 2019 51 min
Politics, impeachment, and elections aside, will the economy grow or contract? Will job creation continue or will unemployment rates swell? For answers to these questions, we turned to ITR Economics President Alan Beaulieu, whose firm boasts 95% accuracy on economic forecasts! How will the economy and employment fare against the background of politics, tariffs, and the 2020 election, listen now. And not to be missed, Keith and I ma...
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December 16, 2019 50 min
There’s a long-overdue mindset shift taking place right now. Many companies are living in “talent poverty.” To grow, they must transform how they recruit, hire, and retain workers. Craig Fisher, Head of Recruiting Innovation at Allegis Global Solutions (just as his title suggests), is leading this transformation into he calls “total talent” mindset.” In a fascinating conversation, we talked about how recruiters will work and how co...
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December 5, 2019 50 min
A typical resume contains 400 to 800 words. The average interview lasts 45 minutes. Unfortunately, the reliability of both is about as good as flipping a coin. With hiring being one of the most rewarding or costly activities a business does, It’s no surprise so many companies are turning to HR technology to hire smarter and faster. Listen to MyInterview founder Benjy Gillman discuss how AI-assisted video interviewing is rocking the...
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November 29, 2019 50 min
Long gone are the days when company culture was what the C-Suite said it was. Create a mission statement, list a few values, hang a few posters...and the work was done. Today the link between organizational culture and profitability is strong and growing stronger. In this episode Summery founder/CEO Erin Michelson shares how behavioral science and AI have converged to help organizational leadership use data to understand employees,...
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