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Suburban Jungle: Alison Bernstein on steering the mothership and employing working moms

Alison Bernstein is President and Founder of  The Suburban Jungle, a real estate firm exclusively focused on buyers leaving the city for the suburbs. Recognizing how different neighboring towns can be from one another and how little families learn about a community during the home search, Alison launched Suburban Jungle while at Columbia Business School helping buyers to navigate suburbia and understand the ins and outs of towns before making their decision. The company’s innovat...

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Developing Leaders: Somya Kouma on unleashing the true power of individual differences

Our guest today is Somya Kouma, Senior Consultant, Talent Plus, Inc. In this role, Somya helps organisations to develop leaders by understanding their key talents, finding strategies to put the right people in the right role in their organization, and unleashing the true power of assessments. She holds M.Sc., Organizational Psychology, London School of Economics & Political Science, UK Talent Plus is an internationally recognized global human resources consulting firm with over 400 client...

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Implicit Bias: Frank Green on tackling unconscious bias in the hiring process

Frank Green is the Principal Managing Partner at  ExecuSource. His passion for developing high-performance teams turned ExecuSource into a recognized leader in the Atlanta staffing and recruiting market due to its personable, hands-on culture and the ability to tackle any business objective. For more than 7 years, ExecuSource has merged talent with opportunity, serving as trusted finance, accounting, IT and HR recruitment partner to the Atlanta business community and qualified professi...

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Understanding Diverse Cultures: Stacey Kehoe on how entrepreneurs can compete with big brands

Stacey Kehoe is the Founder & Director of Communications, Brandlective. She's a podcast host and editor of the SME marketing magazine The Vault, which has gained her media recognition and award nominations. Since establishing her first business, digital agency Brandlective Communications Ltd, in 2012, Stacey has built over 500 websites, brands, and marketing campaigns. Stacey is the author of 'Get Online: 6 simple steps to launching a digital marketing strategy for the non-tech...

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Balanced Teams: Why Atlassian got rid of the concept of cultural fit

 Aubrey Blanche is the Global Head of Diversity & Belonging at Atlassian. There, she works with teams across the business to enhance access to technical education, recruiting, retention and career mobility for underrepresented minorities. She believes that leading with empathy is the key to creating highly effective teams. Aubrey also serves as an advisor to the SheStarts accelerator. Aubrey, Atlassian has developed a remarkable strategy around talent acquisition, employer branding,...