Preparing for the Future: The Value of Learning Agility 

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While a skilled workforce has always held value, how we work is shifting so quickly that the ability to learn new things stands apart as a way to prepare for the future. This adaptability, or learning agility, allows people to use what they have learned from past experiences to succeed in new situations.

Adapting and Innovating: The Critical Role of People Leaders in Startups

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Kristy McCann Flynn and Natalie Ledbetter share their extensive experiences in HR within startups, emphasizing the importance of adaptability and strategic alignment in such dynamic environments. They discuss the necessity of customizing HR approaches to fit the unique challenges of startups, including rapid scaling and evolving company cultures.

AI at Work: The Importance of Soft Skills in the Workplace

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AI has been a specter on the horizon for some time, especially for those who feel any type of automation represents a risk to how humans work — or if they work at all. While AI isn’t actually coming for anyone’s jobs, it has put a spotlight on the importance of soft skills in the workplace.

Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation in the Workplace

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Imagine your team showing up to work ready to dig in, make a difference, and deliver on your company goals. Most leaders dream of the potential that could come from fostering intrinsic motivation in the workplace, but inspiring employees to this level doesn’t happen overnight.

How to Accept Negative Feedback for Better Work Performance

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Experiencing setbacks or not meeting expectations at work can be tough. However, employees across all levels must master how to accept negative feedback and learn how to detach from work. This skill ensures that neither failures nor critical evaluations impair their future performance.

HR as change agents

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Discover how “HR as Change Agents” transform organizations by leveraging talent development and strategic alignment with business goals. This episode of HR Confessions explores the dynamic role of HR in driving change, emphasizing adaptability, strategic HR management, and the importance of building relationships for organizational success. Join host Kristy McCann Flynn and guest Ruby Roscioli for insightful discussions on HR’s pivotal role in shaping the future of work.

Why Human Skills Are More Important Than Hard Skills at Work

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As technological advances continue to influence our workplaces, the skills required to master those technologies are going to change rapidly. Companies will need to prioritize human skills such as communication, leadership, adaptability, collaboration, coaching, empathy, and emotional intelligence.

Career mobility is about the mind, body, and spirit

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Kristy McCann Flynn is joined by Geoffrey Roche, Director of Workforce Development at Siemens Healthineers, discuss everything HR and what it means to find purpose, mentors, and the roles the mind, body, and spirit play in career mobility.