The Talent Development Hot Seat

The Talent Development Hot Seat

The Talent Development Hot Seat features interviews and insights from leading talent development professionals and company executives who are passionate about developing their people. The host, Andy Storch, will ask each of them to share some of their successes, failures, challenges and advice for others as well as what trends they are seeing in the industry. The main goal of the podcast is to help listeners become more successful in their own jobs and accelerate their careers as Talent Development professionals.

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    Becoming a Multiplier and How to Deal with a Diminisher (Bad) Manager (Solo)

    This week I'm talking about Multipliers. Specifically the best-selling book by Liz Wiseman and the program that she co-created that I have been facilitating for my clients. I walk through the aspects of being a Multiplier, how to avoid diminisher tendencies and answer a question from a participant about how to deal with a diminisher boss. s

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    77: How to Improve Team Effectiveness and Avoid Burnout w/ Dominick Quartuccio

    Dominick Quartuccio is an international speaker, author, mentor, and veteran of the healthcare, insurance, and financial services industries. He is also a corporate trainer.

    After 15 years rising the ranks in the corporate world, Dominick left to start his own coaching and speaking business.

    Today, Dominick works with clients to raise individual and team performance while short circuiting burnout. He likes to challenge conventional thinking, unlock previously hidden potential and develop talented people at all stages of their career journey.

    He is also the author of the bestselling book “Design Your Future: 3 Simple Steps to Stop Drifting and Start Living” which hit #1 on Amazon in Business Skills and Organizational Change.

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    76: How to Define and Create Culture with Dream Teams author Shane Snow

    In today's episode of Talent Development Hot Seat, Andy interviews Shane Snow, a journalist, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of the books Smartcuts, The Storytelling Edge, and Dream Teams. In this interview, we discuss how he became a unique storyteller, diversity, cross-culture merging, and many more. Tune in now and enjoy the show!

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    How to Sell and Influence (Solo)

    Do you ever wonder how you could or should go about selling or influencing others, especially with no sales experience? Today I'm answering a question from one of my listeners about how to sell when you have no sales experience.

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    75: Defining and Aligning Employees to Company Culture with Larry McAlister from NetApp

    Larry is a strategic senior leader in global HR management, with proven success with multibillion dollar businesses such as Equinix, Citibank and Philips Electronics, as well as dynamic software companies like TIBCO Software and Glu Mobile, to deliver highly effective talent management and organizational development strategies.

    Over his career, Larry has developed some comprehensive development programs to instill strong corporate values and foster higher-level competencies. He is known for his exceptional ability to work with cross-functional leaders to guide HR and business integration for global mergers and acquisitions

    Currently Larry is the Vice President of Global Talent at NetApp, an IT Services company that provides a full range of hybrid cloud data services with $6B in revenue and over 10k employees.

    In this newly created global talent role, Larry is focused on ensuring the people strategy closely aligns with the business strategy.

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    Ep 74: Leveraging Data Analytics to Drive Value in HR with Joe Hudson from CBRE

    In today’s episode, Andy interviewed Joe Hudson. Joe is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. He is responsible for supporting the global advisory services line of business at CBRE, a Fortune 500 company and the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm with more than 80,000 employees. He joined CBRE in 2006 and has served in management positions with increasing responsibility, including directing HR operations, serving as Vice President of Human Resources for the company, for the employees in CBRE’s brokerage, capital markets, valuation/appraisal and shared services divisions. Before becoming SPP for CBRE's global operations, Joe is an executive member of the HR Global Leadership team which is made up of the most senior HR leaders in the organisation, responsible for setting and driving HR strategy across the enterprise. Joe is based in Dallas, Texas.

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    Ep 73: Creating a Learning Strategy that is less Reactive with Teri Hart from Discover Financial

    In today’s episode, Andy interviewed Teri Hart. Teri is an experienced learning leader with proven ability to leverage deep learning expertise and strategic thought leadership to develop people and transform organizations. She is known for her ability to formulate organization-wide training and development strategy, collaborate to gain buy-in, and thoughtfully align people and processes to deliver on the strategy—with the aim of helping organizations extract competitive advantage through the capabilities of their people.

    Currently, Teri is the Chief Learning Strategist and People Development Leader at Discover Financial Services.

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    Special Report: The Top Five Books recommended on this podcast

    In today's epsiode, I break list out the top five books mentioned on this podcast as well as mention a few others I have in a new special report I put together of the top five books. You can download the whole report at

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