HR Mavericks

Eddy’s HR Mavericks Podcast

Making the HR Difference Wherever You Are

In episode 43, we sat down with Lotus Buckner to talk about the pros and cons of corporate environments and startups and how you can leverage both to build an HR program that supports your mission.
Episode 43
In this episode, we sat down with Lotus Buckner, Founder & CEO at LB Talent Solutions; VP of People & Culture at Chowbus to talk about how HR differs in startups versus corporate environments and how to get the best of both worlds without sacrificing goals and values. During our discussion, we talked about:
  • The different HR approaches of small businesses or startups and corporate environments
  • Why these distinctions matter for HR practitioners in their career development and success in any particular role
  • What small businesses get right in the realm of HR and what they can borrow from corporate to improve the employee/employer experience
  • How to start or restart with a people and culture approach that builds on the mission of small businesses
Lotus Buckner
Lotus Buckner
Recognized by Crain's Chicago Business as a Notable HR Leader and winner of several leadership awards by the American Hospital Association (AHA), Lotus is an experienced People & Culture (HR) Executive, leading teams in healthcare, higher education, and startups. She is also a career and executive coach, supporting individuals in their professional and leadership development. She brings her passion for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to her work and is dedicated to being a life-long learner and advocate in this space.
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