The Chord https://www.harmonics.ie/ John Fitzgerald and guests discuss how technology is transforming the workplace and what employees, managers and leaders must do to adapt and prepare for change. The Chord equips you and your organisation to keep a competitive edge over the competition by staying ahead of change. Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:28:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://www.harmonics.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/favicon.gif The Chord https://www.harmonics.ie/ 32 32 yes John Fitzgerald and guests discuss how technology is transforming the workplace and what employees, managers and leaders must do to adapt and prepare for change. The Chord equips you and your organisation to keep a competitive edge over the competition by staying ahead of change. John Fitzgerald clean John Fitzgerald roneill@harmonics.ie roneill@harmonics.ie (John Fitzgerald) A podcast featuring conversations with leading thinkers in the future of work. The Chord https://www.harmonics.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/The-Chord-min.png https://www.harmonics.ie/blog/ Limerick, Ireland Limerick, Ireland Rethinking Performance Management https://www.harmonics.ie/rethinking-performance-management/ Tue, 15 Nov 2022 01:25:18 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=6110 https://www.harmonics.ie/rethinking-performance-management/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/rethinking-performance-management/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Aisling Teillard, Global Chief Customer Officer of Beqom, a cloud based solution provider that unifies compensation and rewards processes. Aisling’s career journey was of particular interest progressing from HR Director with both SAP and O2 to become a technology start up founder. She openly discusses […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Aisling Teillard, Global Chief Customer Officer of Beqom, a cloud based solution provider that unifies compensation and rewards processes.

Aisling’s career journey was of particular interest progressing from HR Director with both SAP and O2 to become a technology start up founder. She openly discusses with John the myriad of challenges and calculated risks taken as she progressed from a start-up to becoming a global business and then successfully being acquired by Beqom.

In this episode, Aisling shares her thoughts and experience on re-imaging performance, shaping and influencing culture and addressing bias,

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Aisling Teillard, Global Chief Customer Officer of Beqom, a cloud based solution provider that unifies compensation and rewards processes. Aisling’s career journey was of particular interest progre... In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Aisling Teillard, Global Chief Customer Officer of Beqom, a cloud based solution provider that unifies compensation and rewards processes. Aisling’s career journey was of particular interest progressing from HR Director with both SAP and O2 to become a technology start up founder. She openly discusses […] John Fitzgerald 34:43
How HR can Shape a Future of Work Strategy https://www.harmonics.ie/how-hr-can-shape-a-future-of-work-strategy/ Tue, 18 Oct 2022 22:14:13 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=6035 https://www.harmonics.ie/how-hr-can-shape-a-future-of-work-strategy/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/how-hr-can-shape-a-future-of-work-strategy/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Nicole Dessain, founder and Chief Employee Experience Designer at Talent Imperative. Nicole helps companies like Apple, Cisco, Comcast, Edelman and McDonald’s create human-centered, inclusive talent programs. In this episode, Nicole discusses how the role of HR is changing and how HR can shape a Future of Work Strategy. […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Nicole Dessain, founder and Chief Employee Experience Designer at Talent Imperative.

Nicole helps companies like Apple, Cisco, Comcast, Edelman and McDonald’s create human-centered, inclusive talent programs.

In this episode, Nicole discusses how the role of HR is changing and how HR can shape a Future of Work Strategy. Nicole also explains her point of view on design thinking at the intersection of strategy, innovation, culture, and talent in 2022.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Nicole Dessain, founder and Chief Employee Experience Designer at Talent Imperative. Nicole helps companies like Apple, Cisco, Comcast, Edelman and McDonald’s create human-centered, In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Nicole Dessain, founder and Chief Employee Experience Designer at Talent Imperative. Nicole helps companies like Apple, Cisco, Comcast, Edelman and McDonald’s create human-centered, inclusive talent programs. In this episode, Nicole discusses how the role of HR is changing and how HR can shape a Future of Work Strategy. […] John Fitzgerald 34:21
Work Without Jobs https://www.harmonics.ie/work-without-jobs/ Mon, 22 Aug 2022 16:47:14 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=6009 https://www.harmonics.ie/work-without-jobs/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/work-without-jobs/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Ravin Jesuthasan, global leader of Mercer’s Transformation Services business. Ravin is a recognized global thought leader, futurist and author on the future of work and workforce transformation. He is a regular participant and presenter at the World Economic Forum’s annual meetings in Davos. In this […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Ravin Jesuthasan, global leader of Mercer’s Transformation Services business.

Ravin is a recognized global thought leader, futurist and author on the future of work and workforce transformation. He is a regular participant and presenter at the World Economic Forum’s annual meetings in Davos.

In this episode, Ravin lays out the core principles of work operating systems, and his views about the future of work and jobs that are rapidly evolving through the emergence of alternative work arrangements, diversity, accelerating automation, and the underlying challenges and opportunities that leaders and organizations are battling to overcome.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Ravin Jesuthasan, global leader of Mercer’s Transformation Services business. Ravin is a recognized global thought leader, futurist and author on the future of work and workforce transformation. In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Ravin Jesuthasan, global leader of Mercer’s Transformation Services business. Ravin is a recognized global thought leader, futurist and author on the future of work and workforce transformation. He is a regular participant and presenter at the World Economic Forum’s annual meetings in Davos. In this […] John Fitzgerald 34:26
Becoming a Talent Builder https://www.harmonics.ie/becoming-a-talent-builder/ Thu, 02 Jun 2022 15:24:14 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=5918 https://www.harmonics.ie/becoming-a-talent-builder/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/becoming-a-talent-builder/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Joan Hodgins, Global Talent Director at Diageo. Joan is a Business Leader, HR Professional and Chartered Occupational Psychologist with over 20 years commercial experience, both consulting and in-house in a range of HR roles. In the interview we talk about Joan’s career journey to date, […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Joan Hodgins, Global Talent Director at Diageo.

Joan is a Business Leader, HR Professional and Chartered Occupational Psychologist with over 20 years commercial experience, both consulting and in-house in a range of HR roles.

In the interview we talk about Joan’s career journey to date, the fierce competition for talent that’s changing the way companies are hiring and how Diageo are growing talent from within.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Joan Hodgins, Global Talent Director at Diageo. Joan is a Business Leader, HR Professional and Chartered Occupational Psychologist with over 20 years commercial experience, In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Joan Hodgins, Global Talent Director at Diageo. Joan is a Business Leader, HR Professional and Chartered Occupational Psychologist with over 20 years commercial experience, both consulting and in-house in a range of HR roles. In the interview we talk about Joan’s career journey to date, […] John Fitzgerald 37:27
Early Careers – Onboarding and Retaining New Graduates https://www.harmonics.ie/early-careers-onboarding-and-retaining-new-graduates/ Wed, 18 May 2022 20:53:06 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=5899 https://www.harmonics.ie/early-careers-onboarding-and-retaining-new-graduates/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/early-careers-onboarding-and-retaining-new-graduates/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Siobháin Scanlon, Early Careers Manager at Musgrave. Siobháin provides opportunities to talented graduates in their early careers – by helping them discover exciting careers in the food retail industry and preparing for the future of work. In the interview we talk about what it’s like […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Siobháin Scanlon, Early Careers Manager at Musgrave.

Siobháin provides opportunities to talented graduates in their early careers – by helping them discover exciting careers in the food retail industry and preparing for the future of work.

In the interview we talk about what it’s like to oversee and manage an award-winning graduate programme and some of the initiatives that Musgrave partake in to stay ahead and set their graduate employees up for success.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Siobháin Scanlon, Early Careers Manager at Musgrave. Siobháin provides opportunities to talented graduates in their early careers – by helping them discover exciting careers in the food retail indu... In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Siobháin Scanlon, Early Careers Manager at Musgrave. Siobháin provides opportunities to talented graduates in their early careers – by helping them discover exciting careers in the food retail industry and preparing for the future of work. In the interview we talk about what it’s like […] John Fitzgerald 34:38
The World’s First Human Digital Bank https://www.harmonics.ie/the-worlds-first-human-digital-bank/ Tue, 26 Apr 2022 12:46:39 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=5834 https://www.harmonics.ie/the-worlds-first-human-digital-bank/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/the-worlds-first-human-digital-bank/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Nick Fahy, Chief Executive Officer of Cynergy Bank. Cynergy Bank is a ‘human digital bank’ serving the needs of ‘scale up’ or medium sized and fast growing SMEs and professionals. In the interview we talk about Nick’s journey in leading the bank through a period […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Nick Fahy, Chief Executive Officer of Cynergy Bank.

Cynergy Bank is a ‘human digital bank’ serving the needs of ‘scale up’ or medium sized and fast growing SMEs and professionals.

In the interview we talk about Nick’s journey in leading the bank through a period of rapid growth, the importance of developing winning corporate partnerships and some of the challenges and opportunities one encounters when scaling a digital challenger bank.

Nick is a highly experienced financial professional having worked within the banking sector for over 20 years across the UK, Ireland and Australia in a variety of senior executive roles.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Nick Fahy, Chief Executive Officer of Cynergy Bank. Cynergy Bank is a ‘human digital bank’ serving the needs of ‘scale up’ or medium sized and fast growing SMEs and professionals. In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Nick Fahy, Chief Executive Officer of Cynergy Bank. Cynergy Bank is a ‘human digital bank’ serving the needs of ‘scale up’ or medium sized and fast growing SMEs and professionals. In the interview we talk about Nick’s journey in leading the bank through a period […] John Fitzgerald 31:43
How Boards are changing for Future of Work https://www.harmonics.ie/why-boards-need-change-for-the-future/ Tue, 05 Apr 2022 12:22:11 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=5787 https://www.harmonics.ie/why-boards-need-change-for-the-future/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/why-boards-need-change-for-the-future/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Kieran Moynihan, Managing Partner of Board Excellence. Kieran helps boards of directors and individual directors excel in the areas of effectiveness and performance. He is an internationally-recognised thought leader in the area of board dynamics, effectiveness, performance and corporate governance. In this podcast episode we […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Kieran Moynihan, Managing Partner of Board Excellence.

Kieran helps boards of directors and individual directors excel in the areas of effectiveness and performance. He is an internationally-recognised thought leader in the area of board dynamics, effectiveness, performance and corporate governance.

In this podcast episode we talk about the challenges boards face, the partnership between executive and non-executive board members and what board members need to do so they excel and work as a high-performing team in the future.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Kieran Moynihan, Managing Partner of Board Excellence. Kieran helps boards of directors and individual directors excel in the areas of effectiveness and performance. In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Kieran Moynihan, Managing Partner of Board Excellence. Kieran helps boards of directors and individual directors excel in the areas of effectiveness and performance. He is an internationally-recognised thought leader in the area of board dynamics, effectiveness, performance and corporate governance. In this podcast episode we […] John Fitzgerald 43:39
Digital Transformation and the Future of Virtual Work https://www.harmonics.ie/digital-transformation-and-the-future-of-virtual-work/ Tue, 22 Mar 2022 11:15:20 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=5766 https://www.harmonics.ie/digital-transformation-and-the-future-of-virtual-work/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/digital-transformation-and-the-future-of-virtual-work/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Dr. Sarah Kieran, Researcher and Lecturer at the Kemmy Business School in the University of Limerick. Sarah is a Lecturer in the Department of Work and Employment Studies. She is founder of the KBS WorkFutures Lab and the recipient of a Horizon 2020 Rise award […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Dr. Sarah Kieran, Researcher and Lecturer at the Kemmy Business School in the University of Limerick.

Sarah is a Lecturer in the Department of Work and Employment Studies. She is founder of the KBS WorkFutures Lab and the recipient of a Horizon 2020 Rise award for research into the Digital Transformation of Work.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Dr. Sarah Kieran, Researcher and Lecturer at the Kemmy Business School in the University of Limerick. Sarah is a Lecturer in the Department of Work and Employment Studies. In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Dr. Sarah Kieran, Researcher and Lecturer at the Kemmy Business School in the University of Limerick. Sarah is a Lecturer in the Department of Work and Employment Studies. She is founder of the KBS WorkFutures Lab and the recipient of a Horizon 2020 Rise award […] John Fitzgerald 56:25
The Societal Purpose of a Business Brand https://www.harmonics.ie/the-societal-purpose-of-a-business-brand/ Fri, 25 Feb 2022 00:07:22 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=5747 https://www.harmonics.ie/the-societal-purpose-of-a-business-brand/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/the-societal-purpose-of-a-business-brand/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Stephen Barry, Managing Partner at Stepworks about how leaders can ensure their organisation thrives in the future by working on society focused brand activities. Stepworks is an independent branding agency based in Hong Kong. They work with some of Asia’s most respected and ambitious organisations […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Stephen Barry, Managing Partner at Stepworks about how leaders can ensure their organisation thrives in the future by working on society focused brand activities.

Stepworks is an independent branding agency based in Hong Kong. They work with some of Asia’s most respected and ambitious organisations to create valuable competitive advantages through design-driven brand building services.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Stephen Barry, Managing Partner at Stepworks about how leaders can ensure their organisation thrives in the future by working on society focused brand activities. In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Stephen Barry, Managing Partner at Stepworks about how leaders can ensure their organisation thrives in the future by working on society focused brand activities. Stepworks is an independent branding agency based in Hong Kong. They work with some of Asia’s most respected and ambitious organisations […] John Fitzgerald 31:12
How Customer Experience Drives Organisation Growth https://www.harmonics.ie/how-customer-experience-drives-organisation-growth/ Sun, 06 Feb 2022 19:59:36 +0000 https://www.harmonics.ie/?p=5720 https://www.harmonics.ie/how-customer-experience-drives-organisation-growth/#respond https://www.harmonics.ie/how-customer-experience-drives-organisation-growth/feed/ 0 In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Caroline Cooney-Hurell, Customer Experience Strategist at Explora Journeys about how her leadership skills and ability to motivate and empower those around her helped fast-track her career. Caroline is a senior executive with a proven track record in leading customer service operations for multinational companies. Hope […] In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Caroline Cooney-Hurell, Customer Experience Strategist at Explora Journeys about how her leadership skills and ability to motivate and empower those around her helped fast-track her career.

Caroline is a senior executive with a proven track record in leading customer service operations for multinational companies.

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In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Caroline Cooney-Hurell, Customer Experience Strategist at Explora Journeys about how her leadership skills and ability to motivate and empower those around her helped fast-track her career. In this episode of The Chord, John Fitzgerald talks to Caroline Cooney-Hurell, Customer Experience Strategist at Explora Journeys about how her leadership skills and ability to motivate and empower those around her helped fast-track her career. Caroline is a senior executive with a proven track record in leading customer service operations for multinational companies. Hope […] John Fitzgerald 36:35