TalentUP: Elevating Leaders

Welcome to Our Podcast Series

TalentUp: Elevating Leaders is an audio series where we share insights and expertise to improve the onboarding experience for executives and their companies. We will be adding more recordings soon, so keep checking back here.

 

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Our Managing Partner, Dr. Linda Reese, talks with Mark Markram -- the Group HR Director for the Food Equipment segment at ITW. As a seasoned HR leader with international experience, Mark is a strong advocate for onboarding. During their conversation he provides solid advice on how companies can best support executives moving into new roles. Mark also details how he gained buy in from leaders at ITW to expand their onboarding program, and the success that followed.

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New Leaders start their jobs eager to make a difference. But sometimes their well-meaning actions pull them into what we call the Credibility Paradox. How can these executives avoid missteps that damage their reputation? Our Assessment Practice Leader and Senior Coach, Stephanie Henderson, answers that question, and shares best practices New Leaders can use to start their role the right way.

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A New Leader's rival usually hides in plain sight, and can cause significant damage. In this podcast, we share the case study of a savvy leader who engaged a would-be rival with honesty and respect. Whether you're a New Leader or an onboarding specialist who supports executive transitions, this recording will help you identify patterns of rivalry, and engage rivals in a way that brings them into the fold.

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Leader OnBoarding’s Managing Partner, Dr. Linda Reese, describes what The Myth of “Fit” is, and shares how it relates to new leaders moving into roles.

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The value of New Leader feedback is undeniable - helping executives survive and thrive as they transition into their roles. Stephanie Henderson, Assessment Practice Leader and Senior Coach, underscores the need for a structured feedback process, and describes how one New Leader's proactive response restored relationships with his team.

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Onboarding can be a confusing process that is full of paradoxes. New Leaders often encounter conflicting expectations in their transitions, and it can be overwhelming. Dr. Linda Reese explains how to identify and overcome problematic onboarding paradoxes.

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