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Talent Champions with Diana Thomas

Engaging discussion about issues facing the world of HR and talent development

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Diana Thomas, Executive Coach, Advisor, and Author, is the former VP for U.S. Training, Learning and Development at McDonald’s Corporation. Throughout the course of her career, Diana was privileged to interact with powerful leaders across learning, HR, and talent, and she continues to be active in the industry as a coach and thought leader. She started Talent Champions to as a platform for talent leaders to share their expertise and help others continue to learn and grow.


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In Episode 10, Diana talks with executive image consultant Anna Wildermuth about how to create an executive presence that reflects your leadership capabilities. Anna works with many clients who’ve received feedback that they lack polish and aren’t sure what to do next. In order to help her client uncover the root of the problem, she asks four questions. Read more…


10 ways to build a culture that attracts and retains talent

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In Episode 8, Diana talks with Vi Senior Living’s SVP of HR, Learning, and Organization Development about building a culture that brings people in and makes them want to stay. Read more…


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