HRD Advisory Group Podcasts

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009: Battling Selfish Thoughts | Terry Holloway

Terry Holloway is the Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer at Strada Education Network

Strada applies a unique combination of philanthropy, research, and creative solutions to improve the college to career connection. Terry is a critical part of their strategy, and he knows what great leadership looks like. 

We can easily get caught up in selfish thoughts such as, “Why isn’t this happening for me?” or “I’m not getting what I deserve right now!” 

How can you address this in the moment? Listen in to Being [at Work] as Terry explains the importance of humility. 

008: Modeling Risk-Taking | Donna Wilkinson

Donna Wilkinson is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Pacers Sports & Entertainment

In this episode of Being [at Work], you’ll hear how her calming spirit coupled with her integrity for doing things the right way, has helped create a culture of safety and encouragement at Pacers Sports and Entertainment. 

How can you model risk-taking by supporting new ideas and allowing people (even the most reluctant ones) to share? Listen in.

007: The Challenge of Change | Seth Morales

Seth Morales is the President and COO of Morales Group, a mission-driven recruitment and staffing agency.

Cultural health is key to Seth’s leadership, and he is intentional about creating an environment in which his employees and those they serve can be their best selves. He not only reminds his employees that each of them has an opportunity to be a light, but he also models that for them.

Listen in to Being [at Work] as Seth tells us about a time when the company desperately needed a change. You’ll hear how Seth and his leadership team worked through a challenging two-year process to operationalize the company’s shared values, vision, and mission – ultimately increasing both employee engagement and revenue. 

006: Persevering After Being Told “No” | Rebecca Ellis

Rebecca Ellis, Ph.D., chooses to live life out loud and is an outstanding communicator and risk-taker. In this episode of Being [at Work], Rebecca tells us about a situation in which she was told ‘no’…but did it anyway. 

Her driving force told her to keep going – to push the envelope – when it came to a specific business problem she was trying to solve. [Spoiler alert: it ultimately paid off].

Listen in to hear how Rebecca navigated what could have been a tough decision to fight for the vision she believed in. 

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