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Talking Talent

Sep 11, 2020

In today's episode we look at adaptability and resilience through the story of three individuals and also an organization. Although the stories are different in many ways, we find similarities in the skills used that led to adaptability and strengthened resilience. Those skills and capabilities are relevant today as we...

Aug 27, 2020

When & How To Do A Career Pivot or Change


Herminia Ibarra, Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School.


Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career by Herminia Ibarra

Strong and Weak Ties: Why Weak Ties Matter

Why Every Employee Should Be Building Weak...

Aug 14, 2020

Beth Bengtson, Founder/CEO

Beth Bengtson is the Founder/CEO of the nonprofit Working for Women (W4W). She has more than 20 years of experience working with both marketing agencies and client side for Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and not-for-profits. Her focus has been to help organizations evolve through...

Aug 7, 2020

How do we determine who is the most valuable contributor to our team when we all do different jobs? Who gets the bonus at the end of the year? How do we make sure that everyone valuable on the team feels that their value is honored? We explore these questions through the story of the Trojan War and the Ajax Dilemma.


Aug 7, 2020

Untapped Talent: Individuals With A Criminal Record

Show Notes

Links & Resources From The Episode:


Cornell Justice and Employment Initiative 


The Cornell Prison Education Program


Article on the benefits to companies and government budgets from employing the formerly incarcerated: (