HRchat Podcast

What Separates Top HR Leaders From the Rest with Adam Weber

October 27, 2023 The HR Gazette Season 1 Episode 641
HRchat Podcast
What Separates Top HR Leaders From the Rest with Adam Weber
Show Notes

Our guest this time is Adam Weber, host of the popular HR Superstars Podcast and Chief Evangelist at 15Five. Adam supports and leads thousands of HR professionals through the HR Superstars Community, elevating them to become more strategic leaders.

Questions for Adam include:

  • You often mention that HR leaders are under immense pressure, what do you think are some of the causes? 
  • What are the expectations of someone initially getting into HR verus what the reality is when they are in the job?
  • You've talked to thousands of HR leaders and have noticed some traits that separate the top 5-10% from everyone else, can you explain what those are? 

More About Adam

Previously, Adam was the Co-founder and Chief People Officer of Emplify (which sold to 15Five in 2021), a company that helps leaders measure and diagnose. He also co-founded Bluebridge Digital, where he grew and sold the company in 2016.

He is the author of the Amazon bestseller, Lead Like A Human. In 2020, Adam was named to Business Insider’s list of Rising Stars in HR.

Zionsville, Indiana-based Adam holds a bachelor's degree in sociology and a master's degree in organizational communication from Ball State University, is a former musician, retired pastor, and avid pickleball player.


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