HR Superstars
HR Superstars
Aug 9, 2022
Teaming Up with Your C-Suite with Playfly Sports’ Kate McKinnon
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Becoming a teammate with the rest of the leadership team is critical to building a successful HR function.

Kate McKinnon, Head of HR at Playfly Sports, knows this firsthand and has developed strategies that allow her to serve her form a partnership with the C-Suite from day one at an organization.

In this episode, Kate and Shane discuss what it looks like to partner with your people, find creativity in HR, and unify around a shared mission.

Join us as we discuss: [02:00] Forming a partnership with your C-Suite [03:50] Making room for gray areas and creativity in HR [07:15] Balancing boundaries with servant leadership [12:30] Finding your dream job [20:00] Rallying around a shared mission [25:00] Uncovering organizational needs [29:00] The importance of C-level buy-in [31:30] Bringing connectivity to HR [34:00] The future of work culture

For the entire interview, follow HR Superstars on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Or tune in on our website. Original podcast track produced by Entheo.

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