Webinars and Podcasts

Webinars and Podcasts


We believe in fostering an environment where everyone can learn, grow and develop. We know from experience that development, engagement, inclusion and retention can result in cultures of belonging. Those cultures get results. Join us or listen to one of our previously recorded webinars or podcasts to learn more.


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Diagnosing the Right Problem, Assessments to Drive Change

Join our expert team from Talent Dimensions and OneAZ Credit Union for our Diagnosing the Right Problem Assessments Webinar. We will discuss our philosophy on how to use analytics to get more value from your assessments, how to use assessments to answer a specific key question and how to use these tools to provide organizations with the knowledge they need to drive efficient and sustainable change. Register here.

Understanding Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory has become quite the headline maker in the last year, but misconceptions about what it is (and what it isn’t) are still very common. When headlines make a subject seem divisive, that can make it intimidating to talk about.

We’re engaging a panel of four experts for a safe and open conversation from different perspectives surrounding Critical Race Theory. 

Belonging by Design

At some point in our lives, we have all felt like we did not fit in or belong. It’s a universal experience. It’s important for everyone to have a sense of belonging throughout the many facets of their lives.

Today, organizations spend $8 billion annually on diversity initiatives, but struggle to achieve their desired outcomes.

How Respect Impacts Belonging

In our Choosing Respect Survey, a startling 80% of participants said they have experienced incivility within their own workplace. 100% of participants agree that any form of incivility harms the team. This negative impact spreads through the organization, to the customers, and your ability to achieve inclusion. 

In the workplace respect and civility are paramount—and without it you will struggle to create an inclusive culture where individuals feel they belong.

Love 'Em or Lose 'Em with Lynn Cowart

Though the COVID-19 Omicron variant may be dominating the headlines right now, it’s not the only reason organizations are struggling to retain and engage their employees. In 2022 the world is moving very fast as technology develops, cultural moments take hold and new generations join the workforce — let's use that to our advantage.

Watch the recording of Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em with Lynn Cowart a discussion on vigorously researched and tested strategies to help you retain and engage your organizations talent, and the workshops to facilitate them.

Nobody Wants to Talk About it: Race, Identity and the Difficulties in Forging Meaningful  Conversations Lynn Cowart, Michael Fosberg. We need to talk about it now more than any other time in our history.  Please listen in as we have the unique opportunity to spend time with Michael Fosberg: author, stage actor and identity and dialogue expeditioner to learn more about his recent book, Nobody Wants to Talk About It:  Race, Identity and the Difficulties in Forging Meaningful Conversations.

Choosing Respect in the Workplace – Electing to Focus on it NOW! Lynn Cowart, Bobby Gordon, Pollie Massey, Keith Arachikavitz. Listen in as our panelists begin the conversation, discuss best practices and help you and your organization stay in front of this challenge before it’s too late.

Out of Sight-Out of Mind? No! Your team is still there and they need you! Lynn Cowart Talent Dimensions wants to help to add more regularity to your work week, whether within the work environment or back at home – and in most cases, those two now co-exist!  Join us as we share how to get through this time with a renewed sense of innovation and relationship, ways that are as simple as the days of the week!

The Conversation Counts: Development, Leadership and Purpose. Beverly Kaye and John Izzo Beverly Kaye, author of Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go, and John Izzo, author of The Purpose Revolution, have been friends and colleagues for over 20 years and have always supported and applauded each other’s work. Each author presents a short overview of their latest book and why it is important in today’s economy, and will then dialogue ("improv" style) with one another and with the audience about the connect between purpose and development.

Leverage Inclusion...Drive Engagement thru the Employee Lens with Lynn Cowart and Lindy Williams Inclusion is key to building a high-engagement culture -- one where everyone feels a part of the team and everyone is motivated to do their best work.  Although the leader typically takes on the role of driving the culture, he or she is not solely responsible for developing an environment of engagement and inclusion. Employees play important roles in the engagement and inclusion equation, also known as being an inclusive colleague. Part two of the two-part series.

Leverage Inclusion...Drive Engagement with Lynn Cowart and Lindy Williams Employee engagement is a hot topic, but not necessarily a new one, nor one that stands alone. Years of research suggests that individuals cannot be engaged if they are not included, and that engagement and inclusion is a job for employees and for managers. In this 30-minute webinar, Lynn Cowart and Lindy Williams from Talent Dimensions dive into the benefits of combining inclusion and engagement, and how shared ownership between employee and leader is a ‘must have’ in today’s ever-changing work environment. Part one of the two-part series.

Career Development: Today’s Meta-Priority with Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni
Given the nature of today’s workplace, instantaneous access to information, and pressure to meet the ever-escalating expectations of customers & shareholders, leaders juggle an unprecedented number of priorities.  Productivity and performance. Costs. Employee engagement. Quality. Scarce resources. Retention. Yet, research suggests that if leaders can address one key priority particularly well, the rest follow.  And that ‘meta-priority’ is career development.  Study after study links career development to employee satisfaction, engagement, retention, productivity, and even revenue and profitability.

Career Talk: Demystifying the Career Conversation with Beverly Kaye
Great leaders know that they can’t take the development of talent for granted. Individuals at every level want to report to someone who understands their talents, challenges them, opens channels for their development and links them to useful resources. They want someone to take an interest in their growth. If an individual believes their leader truly cares about their development, their engagement will be high. Individuals need to learn that their leaders are not responsible for managing their career….only their work. And leaders need to learn that their job is to support the development process not fix it or hand over the next move. This is the presentation that Beverly Kaye gave at the LEAD2015 Conference.


Listen at your leisure to these podcasts featuring Beverly Kaye or another thought leader from Career Systems International.

CLO Show Podcast: Up is Not the Only Way
Patrick Hodgdon talks with Beverly Kaye about why career development is so important (and what it really means).

Up is Not the Only Way: Rethinking Career Mobility
Sue Kaiden from ATD talks to Beverly Kaye about career mobility.

Stay Interviews with Dr. Beverly Kaye
Beverly Kaye discusses how to get great employees to stick around with “stay interviews” and more…whether the great employee is you or your direct reports. Podcast on How to Be Awesome At Your Job with Pete Mockaitis.

Stay Interviews on How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Beverly Kaye discusses how to get great employees to stick around with stay interviews.

Stay Interviewing (Part 1)
Brandi Cowen, editor of Retain Canada, talks with Beverly Kaye about stay interviews.

Stay Interviewing (Part 2)
Brandi Cowen, editor of Retain Canada, continues her conversation with Beverly Kaye about stay interviews.

Q&A with Beverly Kaye – How to Use Career Development to Improve Engagement and Retention
Sue Kaiden is the manager for the ATD’s Career Development Community of Practice. She interviews Beverly Kaye about how to use career development to improve engagement and retention.

Strategies that Retain and Engage Talent
Beverly Kaye shares ways a busy manager can keep their employees focused and engaged.  It all comes down to a menu of 26 simple things managers can do (and in some cases not do.) This podcast is presented by Annie Jennings, of the National Publicity Firm, Annie Jennings PR and the creator of JenningsWire online magazine. JenningsWire is capturing the heart of America with its rich community of talented, insightful and relevant bloggers and podcasters!

What’s Different About Engagement and Retention in Asia

Beverly Kaye interviews Don Kraft, Director, HR l Career & Learning, Genentech, Inc., on using “career labs” to help employees explore a variety of development options. Listen here

Beverly Kaye interviews Jamie Graceffa, Director, Human Resources, PCCI and Shared Services, PHILIPS Healthcare, on a comprehensive 90-day career management program that helps employees own and develop a career action plan. Listen here.

Julie Winkle Giulioni interviews Jennifer Davis, Director, Field Management & Territory Development at Colonial Life, on an award winning career and leadership development program that grows their 1099 contractor sales force as leaders and business owners. Listen here

Beverly Kaye interviews Huy Tran, Sr. Manager, Organizational Effectiveness & Training for Asurion, on an award-winning hybrid career development and leadership program that develops nonexempt frontline employees into leaders and supervisors. Listen here.



Bold Conversations on Career Development with Lynn Cowart (2016)
Critical career conversations between employees and their leaders on what it takes to ‘grow and develop’ are many times a ‘check the box’ activity. The Individual Development Plan (IDP) and Performance Management (PM) aspect of a leader’s role is becoming dated and some suggest ‘tired’.

Why? These conversations have often evolved into a routine, one-sided process where everyone is focused on simply getting it done. What’s left out of the equation is how to tailor these critical career conversations to the individual’s specific needs combined with the leader’s unique strengths and skills.

In this webinar we will introduce how to have an energizing dialogue that results in powerful development outcomes for not only the individual, but also the manager and the organization. This webinar will also introduce how to leverage various coaching styles in conversations; the different type of development conversations and when to use each; and a methodology for implementing a successful coaching plan.

Conversations During Times of Change and Transformation with Beverly Crowell (08/2015)
Research suggests that during times of uncertainty and change, the risk of losing top talent are especially high. If you are in the midst of, or just emerged from big changes, you’re at risk. How can you help mitigate this risk? Conversations. Yes, conversations.

Conversations that engage, retain, develop and challenge your employees during times of transformation and change are critical to keeping your top talent now. This webinar provides strategies leaders must focus on during times of change and the critical questions everyone should be asking to help minimize their risk.

Conversations to Develop and Engage with Beverly Crowell (09/2015)
Impactful conversations between employees and their managers have a direct impact on employee engagement which, in turn, has a direct impact on an organization’s performance and bottom line. And while the issues appear complex and the outcomes powerful, the key to unlocking these conversations, especially career development conversations, is not.In this webinar, you will learn a framework for mastering these conversations without leaving your office and discover ways to strengthen those conversations just in time to maximize the outcomes of your end-of-year discussions. Build your curiosity quotient; discover how to ask questions to help employees’ discover more about what they bring to their career, what career options to expect, and how to take action; and plan for a real-time, real-world career conversation with a key employee.

Help them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want with Beverly Kaye (2014)
In this HRDQ sponsored webinar, Dr. Beverly Kaye shares her expertise, offers proven methods, and provides practical techniques your managers can employ to support their employees’ careers. You’ll leave with specific action steps to make an immediate difference—even in today’s time-starved, priority-rich work environment.

Help them Grow or Watch Them Go with Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni (2014)
How do you retain your best employees? Simple. Your best employees — the ones you need most — want one thing from you, plain and simple: to support their growth and development. In this webinar sponsored by Training Magazine, Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni  show you how to help your best employees grow or lose them to your competitor.

What’s the Bottom Line? The 5 Key ‘So What’s’ for Engaging and Retaining Talent with Beverly Crowell (08/2014)
Beverly Crowell, MBA., Executive Vice President, Career Systems International and contributing author of  The Talent Management Handbook and Coaching for Engagement reveals findings from the What Keeps You? study, including the key ingredients for a successful HCM implementation. She will answer the question of “so what” and share strategies any individual or organization can take to engage their talent and keep them on their team.

Career Matters: It’s About Time for Development with Rosalind Sago (08/2013)
Career development is one of the most powerful levers to drive engagement, retention and results. Now more than ever, organizations are discovering the need to focus on talent development to help achieve their business objectives. But where do you start? How do you create a development culture?

Keeping the Keepers: The Leader’s Role in Engaging and Retaining Talent with Beverly Crowell (08/2013)
Every leader’s contribution to the quality of their organization’s products and services is highly correlated to their ability to engage, develop and retain critical talent. Gaining and sustaining a competitive edge especially in the face of today’s struggling global economy will demand commitment from all. Companies that don’t nurture their talent will not survive. This session lays out a menu of practical “how-to” strategies that managers can apply to drive the higher levels of engagement and retention.