The Open Honest and Direct Podcast

The Open Honest and Direct Podcast


Latest Episodes

The secrets of leading a successful team: Doug Kofoid | CEO, EDITED
December 08, 2022

Doug Kofoid, the CEO of EDITED, a global leader in retail intelligence, has had a myriad of experiences leading and scaling successful teams. Before Edited, Doug ran DialogTech and led them through a

Examining the stages of psychological safety: Dr. Timothy R. Clark | Founder & CEO; Author, LeaderFactor
November 08, 2022

In this episode, Dr. Timothy R. Clark, Founder and CEO of LeaderFactor, and international authority in the fields of psychological safety and innovation, large-scale change & transformation, and senio

Creating career portfolios not paths: Caroline Werner | Chief People Officer, LogicGate
October 26, 2022

In this episode, Caroline Werner, the Chief People Officer at LogicGate, a fast scaling organization that provides a modern risk management platform for enterprise businesses, discusses the concept of

Removing the barriers to change: Loran Nordgren | Author; Professor at Kellogg School of Management
September 26, 2022

In this episode, Loran Nordgren, Professor at the Kellogg School of Management and author of the bestselling book The Human Element: Overcoming the Resistance that Awaits New Ideas, explores why chang

Why People Operations matter: Celia Balson | Founder & CEO, Work Friendly
August 30, 2022

In this episode, Celia Balson, the Founder & CEO of WorkFriendly, a people-first consulting agency that provides HR, recruiting and training support for companies as small as two people all the way up

Building great teams: Ann Wauters | Keynote Speaker, Pro Athlete, Assistant Coach, WNBA Chicago Sky
July 24, 2022

In this episode, basketball champion Ann Wauters shares her lessons and experiences on what makes a great team - and she should know, as shes played on many successful teams in her 20 year playing ca

Recognizing Women in Sustainability {a Panel Discussion}
April 06, 2022

Women have made great strides in driving corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability; in fact, more female corporate leaders are found in sustainability governance than other corp

Why setting context matters: Peter Geiregat | Chief People Officer, TVH
March 03, 2022

In this episode, Peter Geiregat, the Chief People Officer at TVH, a global leader in parts and accessories with over 5,000 employees worldwide, shares his lessons with us and goes a layer deeper in sh

Why being an authentic leader matters: Winnie Park | CEO, Forever 21
February 14, 2022

In this episode Winnie Park, the new CEO of Forever 21, shares both her vulnerability and her humanity in the journey to become the leader she is today. Winnie, who has had an impressive career as a b

Banishing burnout by creating a culture of well-being: Kaitlyn Lyons | Executive Well-Being & Burnout Coach
January 13, 2022

When you are burnt out, the simplest task can seem like a mountain to scale. Executive Well-Being and Burnout Coach Kaitlyn Lyons experienced it firsthand; always a top performer in her career in the