Best Practices in Human Resources
By Brenda Neckvatal
Best Practices in Human ResourcesAug 14, 2019
EP 124 In the Winner's Circle with Jessie Lee Ward
Winning means something different to everyone and imagine what it would take and be the #1 in the WORLD at something. Have you ever met the #1 at anything person? Seriously, someone who is the #1 person in the WORLD at something. Buckle up buttercups because today you get to meet...no, wait....experience Jessie Lee Ward, otherwise known as #bosslee.
We talk about being the #1 in the WORLD, Jessie Lee isn't for the faint of heart! She's a young and successful entrepreneur and carving the path with Pruvit as now the #1 overall MLM representative in the WORLD. That's right, in the WORLD.
Being #1 means there's a lot to overcome - mostly in yourself. Jessie Lee drives it home about what it means to win, how to get to #1, and how the world reacts to your victories.
EP 123 The HR Hangover
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EP 122: The Greatest HR Challenge You'll Ever Face
I was inspired to record this topic from a Clubhouse discussion last week.
EP 121: Answering HR Question on Mandating the Vaccine w/ Guest Suzanne Lucas
This week is a look into what recommendations Brenda and Suzanne (the Evil HR Lady) share around questions they get pertaining to mandating the COVID vaccine.
EP 120: Your Story
This week Brenda talks about how to move forward through the power of your story.
EP119 When the Boss is Wrong
How do you cope and collaborate when the boss has made a significant or small mistake? Listen to Brenda's solution and work the problem vs the problem working you.
EP 118: What's Going on with Vaccination Mandates
New news coming our of the Department of Justice and Brenda gives a quick update to help keep you on track.
EP 117: Own It
Most people want to squash your confidence and the amazing things you do because that's what average people who live in their own envy and ego do. So how do you live an extraordinary life in the face of what Ryan Stewman calls "the force of average"? Tune in and listen how you can live the most amazing life while winning in HR.
EP 116: Recovering from a Crash
Burnout is a real thing in HR and when you experience extreme highs and lows with little middle, you will crash.
EP 115: That's a Raging Employee Mess!
This week Brenda talks about the unfolding events at WWJ-TV in Detroit and the actions taken on behalf of April Moss, reporter and Chuck Davis, Chief Engineer.
EP 114: Non Competes Under Fire
This week Brenda talks about the support for eliminating protective covenants
EP 113: Imposter Syndrome
This week Brenda talks about batteling imposter syndrome and how it impacts HR pros.
EP 112: It's No Longer a Matter of If w/ Guest US Navy SEAL Hector Delgado
It's Brenda's annual look at the country's active shooter status in the US and she is joined with Hector Delgado, retired US Navy SEAL, from ASR Alert Systems.
EP 111 He Said What!?! W/ Tomas Keenan
Brenda and Tomas Keenan talk shop and his book how to Unf*ck Your Business.
EP 110 How to Pivot & Slay with Guest Jessica Dennehy
Want to crush & slay the day when the day wants to crush & slay you? Listen to my girl Jessica (get her best-selling book Pivot & Slay) on how you can change the direction of whatever is going on in your world and come out a victor!
EP 109 Doing the Mundane
Doing the mundane is what keeps you successful. Listen in as Brenda talks about how keeping to the basics makes you highly proficient.
EP 108: Make Good Decisions w/ Guest Marc Zalmanoff
Brenda brings on Amazon Best Selling Author Marc Zalmanoff to talk about how making good decisions impacts the quality of your life
EP 107: Are You Ready for the Storm? Because its Coming!
Brenda shares a broadcast from a Clubhouse session she gave which addresses some unique and challenging changes coming that will impact the company culture, how our managers manage, and how CEOs can protect proprietary information.
EP 106: Facing the Boss's Reaction
Giving the boss bad news is never fun. Listen in and see what Brenda recommends and be a successful partner with a seat at the table.
EP 105: Believe Me, You're Worth The Investment
If you're walking into a room of managers and leaders, and believe that you're not in the right place, then you need to listen to this podcast.
EP 104: Premarital Sex and Terminations
A little saucy...but great information Brenda shared last week in Clubhouse. Check it out!
EP 103: Attributes w/ US Navy SEAL Rich Diviney
This week Brenda meets up with a Fellow from the first East Coast graduating class with The Honor Foundation, Rich Diviney. Rich talks about his new book, Attributes, and individual high performance.
EP 102: Crush the Day w/ Drewbie Wilson
Brenda interviews Drewbie Wilson, Amazon Best Selling Author, on crushing the day and building the most for your future.
EP 101: The New Age of Social Change & Leadership Development
Have you run into a situation where people's passion for changing social circumstances has made your employees feel uncomfortable? What do you say? How do you handle it? Listen in as Brenda talks about some of the dos and don'ts.
EP 100: When CEOs and HR Come Together w/ Guest Bedros Keuilian
Bedros Keuilian is founder and CEO of Fit Body Boot Camp, listed three times on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 500 fastest growing franchises in the world. He’s also the author of the Wall Street Journal Best Seller, Man Up, and is known as the hidden genius behind many of the top businesses, entrepreneurs and thought leaders who turn to him when they want to create highly profitable brands and businesses. An immigrant from a communist country turned hugely successful entrepreneur and peak performance coach, Bedros uses the stage, TV, and social media to share his Immigrant Edge and American Dream story to help inspire audiences worldwide reach their fullest potential in business and in life.
Bedros has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Inc.com Fox, a contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine, and his business is ranked on Inc’s 5,000.
He’s my guest on the 100th episode and very gracious gentleman, leader , and guest at that. You can find the Best Practices in Human Resources podcast on Apple, Stitcher, and now iHeart Radio Podcasts. Don’t miss this episode!
EP 99: HR Is Not A Put The Pickle Here Function
Join Brenda as she talks about some of the great points of HR and how to stay on task, not get overwhelmed with complexity, and how to find the root cause in any situation.
EP 98: Just a Little HR Chat w/ Guest Corey Davis
Two HR Pros meet in Clubhouse and all sorts of great things happen!
EP 97: What the Data Tells Us w/ Guest Jeff Wald
This week Brenda invites Jeff Wald on to talk about what the HR data is really telling us about the COVID work environment.
EP: 96 My Story
Everyone has a story, and they are all filled with great moments, defeats, victories, and failures. In this episode, hear Brenda's story as she sits for an interview with Peter Lorton and the Fire in the Belly podcast.
EP 95: Questions About Mandating COVID Vaccines at Work
This week Brenda shares with you insights into many aspects of mandating COVID vaccinations.
EP 94: A Biden-Harris Administration - What to Expect in 2021
This week Brenda discusses changes to watch as the shift occurs in the Oval Office.
EP 93: Lead the Change w/ Kelly Cooper
This week Brenda speaks to Kelly Cooper about change, diversity & inclusion, and 2021.
EP 92: People Matter w/ Guest Laurie Ruettimann
Brenda and Laurie kick off a much needed topic for 2021!
EP 91: Improve the Quality of Your Questions
This week Brenda talks about how you can increase your effectiveness through access to information and minimize miscommunication.
EP 90: Don't Rely on Fast Answers
This week Brenda talks about the hazards of making decisions quickly without really digging into the details.
EP 89: Five Key Things to Being an HR Pro
EP 88: Know What to Do and Why
This week Brenda talks about how to upskill your skills on understanding why we do what we do in HR.
EP 87: Battling Limiting Self Beliefs w/ Guest US Navy SEAL John MacLaren
Special guest John MacLaren, US Navy SEAL, speaks with Brenda about how to fight the battle as a veteran and civilian against limiting self beliefs.
EP 86: How to Hire an Elite Warrior w/ Guest Janie Livesay
This week Brenda and Janie Livesay talk about how companies can hire an eliete warrior, capitalize on their strengths, and how to support their integration into the company.
EP 85: Kris "Tanto" Paronto & I Talk - Honoring Our Veterans
This week Brenda speaks with the ONE AND ONLY Kris "Tanto" Paranto - Veteran US Ranger, CIA Security Contractor, Author, and the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack hero as depicted in the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi - on how employers can support the Veteran workforce and community.
EP 84: Gaining Buy-in with Your CEO w/ Guest US Navy SEAL TK Eppley
TK Eppley joins Brenda this week in the studio and they talk about what CEOs need to be successful, how they look at business needs, and it will spark ideas on how you can connect and communicate with your CEO to gain that necessary buy-in.
EP 83: Assessing the Assessments w/ Guest Dr. Richard Shuster
Did you know that assessments, although helpful, could get you into hot water? Brenda and Dr. Richard talk about how assessments can benefit companies and hurt them. Get in the know!
EP 82: Building a Great Internship Program in 2021 w/ Miri Rodriguez at Microsoft
In this week's episode, Brenda speaks to Miri Rodriguez about the various internship programs Microsoft builds, their best practices, and how they integrate their social awareness values into their efforts.
EP 81: What Questions Are Your Employees Researching II
Do you wonder what employees are looking for on the net? Are you curious about their curiosity as it pertains to their employment? Brenda goes into detail on several questions employees ask on open source Q&A boards, and provides her views and actions you can take.
EP 80: Resiliency w/ Guest Adam Markel
In this week's episode, Brenda talks with Adam Markel about building resiliency as HR pros during the COVID pandemic.
EP 79: Executing Your Life & Career Strategy with Grit as an HR Pro w/ Guest Jodi Harris
In this episode, Brenda and Jodi talk about getting ahead in HR. Jodi shares some of the exceptional wisdom she passes down to her team. Another epic episode.
EP78: Sedentary Work, Stress, and the Need to Take Care of You as an HR Pro W/ Guest US Navy SEAL William Branum
This week Brenda speaks with US Navy SEAL Will Branum and they talk about the damage of leading a sedentary worklife, the benefits of using CBD, what you need to know about CBD, and reducing your stress from trauma and the burden of "mileage" accumulated in your career.
EP77: How We Got To Where We Are & Being In A State Of Action w/ Guest Lisa Perez
This week Brenda and her guest Lisa share their experiences as they come up through their careers, what challenges they had to overcome, and what they are looking forward to in the future.
EP 76: Ask w/ Mark Victor Hansen & Crystal Dwyer Hansen
He's back and with his wife, full of laughter and sage advice. Join us as we talk about HR, business, and their new book "Ask".
EP75: What Does The World Really Look Like w/ Guest Charanya Kannan from PayPal
It's on everyone's mind...what is really going on in the world? In this week's episode, we talk to a global strategist who looks at the current world condition under the COVID-19 pandemic and shares insights that can help us plot our course forward.