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Patina Talks

Patina Talks is a series of podcasts that showcases some of the great executives who comprise Patina Nation.  They are experts in their field and we trust you will find their insights and knowledge both meaningful and valuable. 

Please let us know if there is a particular topic you would like to hear about – and we always want to hear any other feedback you want to share with us.

Thanks for listening.

Mike Harris – CEO of Patina Solutions and host of Patina Talks


Patina Talks - Episode 11

Building a High-Performance Team

with Kerri Balliet

Transformation coach Kerri Balliet joins Patina Talks to discuss how to build a high-performance team. She addresses the difficulties of managing teams whose participants may have different goals and how to use the “Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team” as the key to successful results. Listen to Kerri’s 20-minute episode to gain advice on how to overcome the challenges of building a high-performing team. 

Running time: approximately 20 minutes; 12 seconds

Patina Talks - Episode 10

When to Consider On-Demand Talent

with Rich Postler

Former Procter & Gamble Executive Rich Postler discusses how he brought in and utilized on-demand talent as an innovation strategy while at P&G. He explains the “build, buy and borrow” method to determine when to bring in on-demand talent or build it within.Wonder if you should utilize on-demand talent? Listen to Rich’s insights in this episode of Patina Talks.

Running time: approximately 19 minutes; 6 seconds

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