Make Your Organization’s Last Impression a Good One

4 reasons exiting employees should have a good departure

When an employee announces their resignation, a lengthy “to do” list ensues – that’s just a fact. There are exit interviews to be conducted, responsibilities to shift, paperwork to be completed, and security credentials to manage. Frankly, it can be a hassle when an employee moves on; a natural reaction of those “left behind” can […]

Starting Your Own Business with Todd Pfister

Business ownership is the road less traveled: it’s winding and exhilarating, but it’s not for everyone.

Should you start your own business? And if so, what kind of business should you run? Todd Pfister is the Managing Partner of FranNet MidAmerica and a Partner of TP4 Advisors. On this episode of the Talent Magnet Institute Podcast, we’re talking about entrepreneurship: how to know if it’s right for you and how to […]

Leaning into Organizational Performance with Priya Klocek

No two people are exactly alike and one size does not fit all, so how do we lead a diverse team?

How can we understand people better and lean into organizational performance? Priya Klocek is the President and CEO of Consulting On The Go and is a board member of Women Helping Women. Today we’re talking about building relationships and recognizing yourself as an individual, so you can show up and lead authentically. Manage conflict instead […]

Inclusive Capitalism: This Effort Can Make Your Success Sustainable

Getting and keeping talent is one of every business leader’s top initiatives. It is also the breeding ground for many headaches as the struggle is real and constant.  There never seems to be enough workers, available and interested, to get the necessary work done.  Between the lack of people needing a job and the rate […]

Herding Tigers: Leading Creative Teams with Todd Henry

If you want brilliant, creative, and innovative work, you need clear and consistent boundaries.

Are you the type of leader that creative people need? Todd Henry is a keynote speaker and the author of Louder Than Words, Die Empty, The Accidental Creative, and — the book we’re diving into today — Herding Tigers. Doing the work and leading the work are very different things. How can you, as a […]

Securing the Future with Jenny Berg

You can be humble in your work and still take pride in it.

Today we welcome Jenny Berg, executive director of the Leadership Council for Nonprofits. Jenny has served on many boards, including Impact 100, Women Helping Women, and Catalyst. We’re talking about an upcoming annual conference called Securing the Future. It’s happening on March 6, 2019, so if you’re listening before then, now is a great chance […]

Creating a Marriage Strategy with Jackie Bledsoe

Winning at work is great. Winning at home is fulfilling.

You have a business strategy, but do you have a marriage strategy? Jackie Bledsoe is the CEO of JBSB, a speaker, and the bestselling author of “The 7 Rings of Marriage.” Today on the show, we’re talking about relationships (even if you’re single!), peace, and living life — both in your personal life and in […]

Childcare and The Cliff Effect with Vanessa Freytag

Childcare isn't just the employees' problem. It's yours, too.

What does childcare have to do with your business? A lot more than many realize. Vanessa Freytag is the President and CEO at 4C for Children and the Board Chair of the Human Services Chamber, and today we’re talking about the Cliff Effect. What is it, and why should you care as an employer — […]

The Power of Relationships in Your Personal and Professional Life

Resolve to Work on Relationships in 2019

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Life’s fast pace and ever-evolving technology makes it easier and easier to avoid human interaction.  You can get a lot done without the messiness of relationships and close personal connections.  You can be efficient, calculated, and super-productive…just like a robot.  And that is where the problem lies; we’re not robots. We were created to be […]