Engaging Talent and Elevating Teams - Kate Morgan - Leadership in Action - Episode 77

In this illuminating episode of "Leadership in Action," host Mark Stiles welcomes the dynamic Kate Morgan, Founder and CEO of Boston Human Capital Partners. With over 25 years of expertise in talent acquisition and a profound commitment to nurturing the next generation of tech innovators, Kate delves into the essential elements of building successful teams and fostering entrepreneurial talent. Sponsored by the Boston Chapter of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), this episode is a deep dive into the interplay of emotional intelligence, strategic hiring, and the impactful mentorship that shapes the future of businesses and entrepreneurs alike.
  • The cornerstone of any successful business is its people. The right team can elevate a company to new heights.
  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ) plays a pivotal role in leadership and team dynamics, significantly more so than IQ in many instances.
  • Utilizing assessments like DISC can provide valuable insights into communication styles and team compatibility.
  • The evolving landscape of work is moving towards more socially conscious business models, where success is measured not just in revenue, but in positive societal impact.
  • The significance of mentorship and community support is more pronounced than ever, especially among emerging student entrepreneurs and startups.
  • Adapting to new technologies and methodologies, such as AI, with a discerning approach can enhance, not replace, the human elements critical to business success.
  • Featured Insights:
  • Discover the importance of nurturing a team's emotional intelligence and how it complements technical skills to drive success.
  • Learn about the transformative power of mentorship, both for the mentor and mentees, in EO's Accelerator program.
  • Uncover the balance between embracing new technologies like AI and retaining the invaluable human touch in talent acquisition and management.
  • Explore the evolving concept of work and how future-forward thinking can lead to more fulfilling and impactful business practices.
  • Email: kate@bostonhumancapital.com
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-morgan/
  • Website: http://www.bostonhumancapital.com/

Quote of the Show
  • "Emotional intelligence is not fixed; it's the area of our intelligence that we can grow and improve upon, which in turn, can lead to significant improvements in our professional and personal lives." - Kate Morgan
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Casey Cheshire
Casey Cheshire
Entrepreneur | Fractional CMO | Podcaster | US Marine | Skydiver
Engaging Talent and Elevating Teams - Kate Morgan - Leadership in Action - Episode 77
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