We continue to explore the different skills that make us stronger as coaches. Today’s show is specific to the topic of organizational development. We’re discussing the way leaders can use coaching as a leadership style to leverage people, talent, and resources within an organization.

Dr. Edie Goldberg is president of E.L. Goldberg & Associates, and she’s a nationally recognized expert in human resources, talent management strategies, and organizational effectiveness. She’s the co-author of the brand new book, The Inside Gig: How Sharing Untapped Talent Across Boundaries Unleashes Organizational Capacity. Edie earned her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Albany, and she’s the recipient of HR People + Strategy’s Lifetime Achievement Award and a Fellow of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology.

Show Highlights:

● How Edie’s book serves many different audiences regarding many aspects of the coaching profession

● How Edie came into the field of talent management

● How Edie serves both companies and individuals

● Edie’s talent operating model to raise skill levels and help HR see the future

● The key for leaders to consider in bringing new talent to their companies is the need for agile learners

● The statistics: 67% of employees think learning and growth is important to their careers, and 97% say they will stay with a company that invests in their career

● How to determine someone’s learning agility

● The problem: companies don’t know the talent they have under their roof already

● How managers become territorial about their people

● Why companies are resistant to cross-company collaboration

● The benefits of working together to achieve optimal outcomes

● The principles in Edie’s book for building confidence and flexibility

● The foundation of Edie’s system is that projects can be done faster when people’s skills are matched with projects


The Inside Gig: How Sharing Untapped Talent Across Boundaries Unleashes Organizational Capacity by Edie Goldberg