People and Performance Podcast

Improving Performance Through Transformational Change

December 14, 2022 Fidello Inc. Season 6 Episode 5
People and Performance Podcast
Improving Performance Through Transformational Change
Show Notes

In this episode of the People and Performance Podcast, we focus on leading transformational change.

Bill Banham is joined by Ian Ziskin, President of EXec EXcel Group LLC and Co-Founder at Consortium for Change. Ian has 40 years of experience as a business and human resources leader, board advisor and member, coach, consultant, entrepreneur, teacher, speaker, and author. 

His client base and corporate work span the aerospace and defense, automotive, chemical, consumer products, education, electronic components, energy, entertainment, financial services, health care, technology, information technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, professional services, retail, and telecommunications industries, among others. 

Ian has written or co-edited four books including The Secret Sauce for LeadingTransformational Change (2022) and we'll be talking about that today. 

Questions For Ian Include: 

  • You are the Co-Founder and Leader of the Consortium for Change (C4C), a community of coaches and consultants. Tell us about the group. 
  • "Leaders who are clear about goals, expectations, and the path forward are better able to get team buy-in, hold their teams accountable, and improve chances for success." What are some of the common barriers leaders put up to avoid change?  
  • How important is listening as a skill in HR leadership? 
  • How can we better understand the mindset of colleagues? 
  • Let's now focus on your book, The Secret Sauce for Leading Transformational Change: What are the most important questions the book explores and addresses?
  • There are 25 essays from transformational change experts and 8 interviews with CEOs and other senior leaders in the book – what are some common themes that emerged from all these perspectives?

 More About Ian

Ian is the Co-Founder and Partner of Business inSITE Group (BiG), a strategic partnership focused on coaching, leadership development, and HR transformation; Co-Founder and Leader of the Consortium for Change (C4C), a community of coaches and consultants; and Co-Founder of the CHREATE Project, designed to address the future of work and HR.

Ian’s global business leadership experience includes 28 years in Chief Human Resources Officer and/or other senior lead


Talking About Ways To Improve Company Culture and People Performance

The People and Performance Podcast is a show that dives into all things related to raising performance in the working world around us. We investigate how technology and HR processes are inextricably linked to the employee experience and the bottom line.

Chris Bjorling, Co-host

Christopher Bjorling is President at Fidello Inc., a consulting and services firm specializing in improving human performance.

For over 30 years Chris has led Fidello in creating unique talent management solutions. Through the products and services he and his team have created over the years, his organization has helped clients design, develop, implement and integrate talent management processes and systems.

Bill Banham, Co-host

Bill Banham, Publisher at The HR Gazette, Host of the popular HRchat Podcast and Organizer of events such as DisruptHR London.

Bill has worked with lots of business tech and HR-focused brands in the UK and North America including HRreview, TalentCulture, HRmarketer, Sprigg HR, and Team Fitness Tool.

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