HCI Growth Catalyst

Welcome to ”HCI Growth Catalyst,” the podcast dedicated to exploring the transformative power of Learning and Development (L&D) within organizations. In each episode, we dive deep into the world of L&D, uncovering innovative strategies, best practices, and real-life success stories that propel businesses forward. From cultivating a culture of continuous learning to leveraging cutting-edge technologies, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to fostering growth and development. Join me as we engage in thought-provoking conversations with industry experts, renowned thought leaders, and seasoned practitioners who have witnessed firsthand the profound impact of L&D on organizational success. We explore topics such as leadership development, employee training, talent management, and organizational change, offering practical insights and actionable strategies that you can implement immediately. Whether you’re an HR professional, a learning enthusiast, or a business leader passionate about driving growth, ”HCI Growth Catalyst” is your go-to resource for staying ahead of the curve and fueling your organization’s success through L&D initiatives. Together, we will unravel the secrets behind building a thriving, agile, and future-ready workforce. So, if you’re ready to unlock the potential within your organization and become a catalyst for growth, tune in to ”HCI Growth Catalyst.” Get ready for engaging discussions, thought-provoking ideas, and inspiration to transform your organization’s learning and development landscape. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together.

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14 - Learnings from the 4-Day-Work Week, with C...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Cinzia Campanini about learnings from the 4-day-work week.Cinzia Campanini (https://www.linkedin.com/in/cinzia-campanini/) is the Vice President of People and Culture at Awin, a global affiliate ma...
25 min
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13 - Gamification in Corporate Learning, with R...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Rob Porter about gamification in corporate learning.Rob Porter (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-porter-b02b46/) is responsible for developing and executing corporate communications, market programs...
27 min
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12 - Overcoming Failures, Learning from Setback...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Vikas Singal about overcoming failures, learning from setbacks, and leveraging technology to add value to the market.Vikas Singal (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thevikassingal/) is an experienced Pro...
18 min
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11 - Utilizing Social Learning in Your Enterpri...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Nellie Wartoft about utilizing social learning in your enterprise learning and development strategy. Nellie Wartoft started as a young entrepreneur in her early teen years in Sweden. After winning ...
25 min
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10 - HR Tech and Upskilling, Learning, and Deve...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Jessica Baker about HR tech and upskilling, learning, and development prioritization in the workplace. Jessica Baker (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica-aryn-baker/), VP of Digital Technologies fo...
24 min
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9 - The Impacts of Covid-19 on the Learning & D...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Ben Richardson about the impacts of Covid-19 on the learning and development industry. Ben Richardson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-richardson-2596338/) joined Go1 in January as their Chief Cont...
29 min
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8 - Learning to Listen in a World of Talkers, w...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Michael MacDonald about learning to listen in a world of talkers. Michael MacDonald retired from Medifast in 2020 and has served as non-Executive Chairman of the Board since January 2018. Mr. MacDo...
34 min
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7 - Learning to ”Fall and Fail Forward,” with E...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Erin Marcus about learning to "Fall and Fail Forward."Erin Marcus, Founder and CEO of Conquer Your Business is a former corporate executive turned entrepreneur, as well as powerlifter, animal activ...
28 min
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6 - The Future of Learning for the Next Generat...
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanhwestover/) talks with Kushal Bose about the future of learning for the next generation. Kushal Bose (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kushal-bose-bsme-mah-0a110/) is the CEO o...
30 min
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5 - People and Leadership Development, with Ant...
In this episode, Dr. Westover talks with Anthony J. Placek about people and leadership development.Anthony J. Placek (www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-placek) is an expert in the fields of leadership development, culture transformation, and operational co...
25 min
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4 - Learning from People Management Mistakes an...
In this episode, Dr. Westover talks with Mike Vannelli about learning from people management mistakes and making sure employee's ideas are heard.Mike Vannelli (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikevannelli/) is the Head Video Producer with Envy Creative. ...
27 min
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3 - People Development and Inspiration as a Ski...
In this episode, Dr. Westover talks with Barry Rellaford about his work with learning and development companies and inspiration as a skill. Barry Rellaford (https://www.linkedin.com/in/barry-rellaford-99b2951/) has a gift of engaging leaders and team...
35 min
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2 - Leadership Development, Modeling, Coach, an...
In this episode, Dr. Westover talks with Peter R. Montoya about power, influence, and leadership - the ability to achieve intended results with others. We focus on leadership development, modeling, coaching, and mentoring within organizations. Most ...
31 min
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1 - Going Beyond The Buzzword To Continuously D...
24 min