Training Insights Podcasts

Training magazine partners with Andy Storch and Advantage Performance to bring you their popular Talent Development Hot Seat podcast, which provides weekly interviews and insights from leading talent development professionals and company executives who are passionate about developing their people.

Click on any of the podcasts below to listen for free. Check back often as new podcasts will be added regularly.


 

Competency models out, suitability models in

Competency models are at the core of HR practice from the talent development standpoint. However, companies are increasingly finding them irrelevant or even confusing as succession planning puts more emphasis on specific things that make a person suitable or unsuitable for a position.

Developing talent and leaders in the workplace

HERE Technologies is a company that provides mapping and location data and related services to individuals and companies.

Using stories to create a great employee experience

Ben Baker, the mind behind Your Brand Marketing, insists on creating a great experience for employees, which is crucial to the success of a company. Ben is a storyteller who helps brands tell engaging stories that compel their customers to take action.

Improving employee experience

A company will only be as good as the people in it. As such, if you want growth, you should also have an environment that allows your employees to grow as well.

How to avoid the advice trap

How do you know if your advice is good or not? Who should you listen to when you need solutions to your problems? Here with Andy Storch is  Michael Bungay Stanier, the founder of Box of Crayons, a company known for providing 10-minute coaching to busy leaders and managers. He is also the author of Wall Street Journal bestsellers The Coaching Habit  and The Advice Trap.

Thriving in the age of networked knowledge

Creating culture change is never the easiest thing, but it's also of paramount importance when you're building a culture that can thrive through any circumstance. The mechanics of culture change are grounded in certain principles that can, in turn, help guide you towards the new culture you're creating.

Training Insights Episode 29: From Kiosk to VP

Episode 29 of this podcast series, produced by Ottawa-based writer/audio producer Kevin McGowan in partnership with Training magazine, features a chat with Joel Rackham about his amazing story that took him from working at a mall kiosk to the corporate boardroom (as VP of sales) in less than a year.

Training Insights Episode 27: Design Thinking

Episode 27 of this podcast series, produced by Ottawa-based writer/audio producer Kevin McGowan in partnership with Training magazine, features a chat with Karen Chovan, principal, Enviro Integrations Strategies, about Design Thinking and how it can not only make better products and projects, but better teams, as well.

Training Insights Episode 28: Talking About Interactive Video

Episode 28 of this podcast series, produced by Ottawa-based writer/audio producer Kevin McGowan in partnership with Training magazine, features a chat with Kyle Morton, founder of Hapyak, about how video is evolving the way we learn and communicate.

Click below to listen to Episode 28: Talking About Interactive Video

Training Insights Episode 26: Working and Learning Remotely

Episode 26 of this podcast series, produced by Ottawa-based writer/audio producer Kevin McGowan in partnership with Training magazine, features a chat with Ryan Malone of SmartBug Media (

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