79 – HR Leaders: You got this

Today we reflected on our biggest learnings from the last few months of The Modern People Leader.


  • Understanding what a human-centered organization is (14:10)
  • The language and words we use to describe work (18:30)
  • Employees don’t want to work for a paternalistic organization (22:09)
  • What type of support will organizations provide their people in the future (26:50)
  • Merary’s advice to first-time HR leaders (29:20) HR teams playing to win versus to not lose (36:50)
  • Four pillars of DEI (39:20) Gen Z is the most entrepreneurial generation yet (41:38)
  • Gen Z want a diversity of experiences in their jobs (47:20)
  • More talent will go independent than ever before (48:40)