The Talent Angle with Scott Engler

The Talent Angle with Scott Engler

The Talent Angle explores new approaches to talent. Every month, we talk with people on the forefront of talent innovation – innovators, academics, HR professionals, economists, coaches – to gain insight into the most interesting and cutting edge ideas in the world of talent and people development.

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June 15, 2021 19 min

*This excerpt was taken from our 2020 interview. In his book Experimentation Works: The Surprising Power of Business Experiments, Stefan Thomke shares that bright ideas and decisive actions alone do not create innovation. Instead, innovation depends on a culture of experimentation which values the science of testing. By stripping big ideas into hypotheses to test what does and doesn't work, organizations are better positioned t...

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Hear Jeff Kavanaugh, author of The Live Enterprise, discuss how to transform your organization into an ever-evolving, continuously learning industry leader. He provides a clear path to transform large and complex businesses into agile ecosystems that evolve with changing market needs. 

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*This episode is an excerpt taken from our 2020 interview. The power of preventative thinking is one that is underutilized by organizations and individuals alike; a shortcoming which perpetuates reactive, rather than proactive, solutions. This according to Dan Heath, author of Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen. In his book, Heath makes the case for an upstream mindset — arguing that this approach can effectiv...

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Eliza VanCort, organizational consultant and author, argues that more women should unapologetically exercise power in their communication and leadership styles. In her book, "A Woman's Guide to Claiming Space: Stand Tall. Raise Your Voice. Be Heard.," she offers relevant research, concrete strategies and actionable tools for women to claim space with courage, empathy and conviction. VanCort urges women to push through t...

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*This episode is an excerpt taken from our 2020 interview.

In this episode of The Talent Angle podcast, Alden Mills, author of Unstoppable Teams: The 4 Essential Actions of High-Performance Leadership, discusses his C.A.R.E.-based leadership framework. Mills shares how HR and business leaders can overcome personal barriers and build teams that are motivated by factors greater than themselves.

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Ram Charan, business advisor and author, introduces a new leadership thinking approach to help executives exploit shifts in their business landscapes. In the book “The Phoenix Encounter Method,” he and his co-authors — Ian Woodward, V. “Paddy” Padmanabhan and Sameer Hasija — offer a methodology to use change as a catalyst for transformation. According to Charan, leaders can adopt this new mental frame by: developing a nuanced under...

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*This episode is an excerpt taken from our 2019 interview. Conflict resolution can seem like a daunting task, especially when previous attempts? have failed. In this episode of the Talent Angle, Dr. Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, author of?Optimal Outcomes: Free Yourself from Conflict at Work, at Home and in Life?discusses practical approaches to both resolve and free yourself from conflict. By applying these practices, you will not onl...

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On this episode of the Gartner Talent Angle podcast, trust expert Rachel Botsman defines trust as the currency of interaction. She argues that trust has implications for how organizations can relate to their employees and customers, especially in a virtual world. Botsman joined the podcast to discuss the changing landscape of trust and to share how leaders can put trust into action to drive better outcomes.

Rachel Botsman is a lect...

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*This spotlight contains an excerpt from our 2019 interview. Marc Effron, author of 8 Steps to High Performance: Focus on What You Can Change (Ignore the Rest), joins the Talent Angle to discuss how to cut through the noise and boost workplace performance. He shares what behavioral changes and practical steps employees can take to improve performance and deliver outstanding results.

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Marissa King, professor at the Yale School of Management, makes the case for the power of professional and personal networks. In her book “Social Chemistry: Decoding Patterns of Human Connection,” she explores the different dimensions along which human connections are made, introducing three styles of network connection — expansionist, broker and convener. She offers practical tips and guidance for organizations looking to help the...

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*This episode is a shortened excerpt of a previous interview.

To prepare for the future, organizations should focus on the prospective workforce currently in or entering college. Bob Moesta joins the Talent Angle to discuss how students “hire” colleges to prepare and qualify them for future jobs, with the majority of graduates, however, leaving unprepared to join the workforce. Tune in to this week’s episode to hear how your organi...

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In this episode of the Talent Angle, Janet Stovall, senior client strategist at the NeuroLeadership Institute, discusses the strategies organizations can apply to elevate inclusion as a key business priority. She shares how to better define diversity, articulate its value, and hold individual leaders accountable for inclusion outcomes.

Janet Stovall is a senior client strategist at the NeuroLeadership Institute, where she helps com...

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*This episode is a shortened excerpt of a previous interview. Expressing employee appreciation has been linked to increases in job satisfaction, engagement and retention, however, gratitude remains vastly underutilized by managers and executives. On this episode of the Talent Angle, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton offer tips and guidance from their forthcoming book—Leading with Gratitude: Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordina...

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In this episode, Horst Schulze, founder and former COO of The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, discusses how a strong vision for the entire stakeholder ecosystem, not just shareholders, leads to excellence. He shares his views on talent management, strategy execution, leadership, customer service and employee engagement. 

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*This spotlight is an excerpt from our 2019 interview. Today’s rapidly-changing market conditions are challenging our legacy ways of working and upending organizations that were designed for stability. Dave Ulrich, author of Reinventing the Organization, joins the Talent Angle to discuss how progressive companies are looking outward--to their networks, partners, and marketplace--to radically reinvent themselves.

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Productivity expert Bob Pozen joins the podcast to discuss his latest book, “Remote, Inc.”. He argues that employees should see themselves as owners of their own business of one and see their managers as clients. He also gives advice for how to make meetings and day-to-day work more effective.

Bob Pozen is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is a ...

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*This episode is an excerpt of the original interview. The best leaders don’t just cope with stress, they repurpose it into happiness. Sean Webb, author of Mind Hacking Happiness, tells us how. On this episode of the Talent Angle, Sean Webb shares how to identify and avoid personal stress triggers to boost happiness and lead through high-stress situations.

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Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO of Coursera, discusses the importance of reskilling amidst disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic. He shares the skilling trends Coursera has observed as a growing number of employees have moved to virtual environments and explains why learning can be a powerful driver of employee engagement.

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Zvi Band, author of Success Is in Your Sphere, believes nothing is more powerful than relationships in your professional life. Listen to learn how to establish meaningful personal connections and deepen your relationship with people who will make a difference in your career.

Zvi Band is the co-founder of Contactually, a relationship-centric business that powers millions of relationships, and author of Success Is in Your Sphere: Lev...

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February 2, 2021 54 min

Erin Meyer, professor at INSEAD business school, argues that long-held beliefs about culture are failing its corporate adherents. In the book, “No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention,” she and her co-author —  Netflix co-founder Reed Hastings — detail the Netflix way, exploring lessons gleaned from the company’s successes and failures. For organizations looking to follow the Netflix playbook, she counsels focusing o...

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