Secrets of Optimizing Talent in the Workplace

April 1, 2014
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Today’s buzz: Secrets! Is your HR team working hard to streamline and strengthen your talent management, but too often seeing disappointing results? Stop and learn the secrets for getting the most from today’s talent. The experts speak. Deepti Singh, American Savings Bank: “Fairness and equality are not the same. HR needs to have the courage to invest differently to reflect the contributions of talent fairly. Let’s stop with the peanut butter approach“ (Paraphrased from “Transformative HR” by John Boudreau and Ravin Jesuthasan). Gilda Stahl, Economist Intelligence Unit: “Culture eats strategy over breakfast” (Peter Drucker). Tracey Arnish, SAP: “This week, go and re-hire your best people. Namely, tell them what you see in them that is so valuable, and tell them that the team is relying on them to bring these strengths to work every day. Recognize them, and then turn this recognition into an expectation” (Markus Buckingham). Join us for Secrets of Optimizing Talent in the Workplace

HR Trends with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Monday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Game-changing technologies and strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our special series on today’s top HR trends, on HR Trends with Game Changers. Learn how you can become the savvy HR innovator who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next breakthrough human resources strategy.

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham produced and hosted her first live talk radio show in 1998 on AM1240–WGBB, Long Island, NY’s oldest terrestrial radio station. A few years later, she moved from terrestrial to Internet radio with her author interview show, “Up Close and Personal.” In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she developed the concept for a weekly live global business thought leadership roundtable series on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel – and launched “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” on October 5, 2011. Over the next nine years, Bonnie D. created, produced and hosted 46 additional SAP series on the Business Channel, attracting millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has developed and hosted live radio and podcast series on the Business Channel for eight additional organizations, as well as her own weekly series, “Read My Lips: Cool Conversations with Creatives with akaRadioRed,” on the Empowerment Channel. In 2023, her live-streaming “Technology Revolution: The Future of Now” series was ranked No. 6 on FeedSpot’s Top 70 Technology Podcasts to Listen to in 2023. What powers Bonnie D.’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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