A Face for Radio
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I’m not sure who is officially credited with making this joke first, but the first time I heard it, it was from the late Bob Hope. It always made me chuckle until I was telling a friend of mine I was going to be on the HR Today radio show last week and that was the first thing she blurted out. Now, I know she was joking…. or at least I hope so.
For those who are not familiar with this program, it’s local to Philly and showcases a wide range of individuals who work in or around HR with the purpose of sharing what’s working in HR in their organizations. While the segments are only 12 minutes in length, it’s definitely enough time for the moderator to dive in and uncover a nugget or two.
When I was invited to be on the program, I jumped at the chance. I’ve never done anything quite like this before and deep down I have a podcast series brewing in me. What did I have to lose? I was asked to talk a little bit about my journey from leaving corporate life to starting my own consulting firm and I shared my perspective on the difference between human resources and talent strategy & management practitioners. It was fun, but the fastest 12 minutes of my life. I can’t begin to describe the intensity of the experience. As a listener, it sounds so easy, right? All you have to do is take questions and have a conversation. Yeah. Not so much. There was something about being in the studio that made it very hard to stay in the moment, listen and formulate a strong answer. As the questions came at me, all I could think about was I hope I wasn’t too close to the microphone where my breathing made me sound like Darth Vadar.
So without further ado, here’s the clip. Listen if you like and go easy on this first timer. And….if you work in or around HR and would like to have the experience I did, drop me an email.
After airing, all episodes are archived and downloadable as podcasts. Check them out. We have some really talented people here in Philly representing some unique and inspiring organizations.