Tag Archives: HR

How to avoid being Sisyphus at work

“We don’t have a skills gap, we have a thinking gap.” Lou Adler, author of The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired Lou Adler is an Influencer on LinkedIn. As of this writing, he has 274,009 followers. He writes … Continue reading

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Three Great #HR Twitter Tips

by Michelle Baker A friend of mine had encouraged me to hop on the Twitter bandwagon a few years back, and I just didn’t see the point. “I’m happy with Facebook,” I told her. At the time, however, I worked … Continue reading

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Why is HR Hated?

This was a question posed on LinkedIn that immediately grabbed our attention! Human Resources, by its very name conjures up thoughts of talent, possibility, abundance and valued resources. Yet, often HR gets no respect (to coin a Rodney Dangerfield line). … Continue reading

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Stephen Covey Video on Change Management

Stephen Covey, author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” which became the bible of personal and professional effectiveness, died this week.  While his book sold nearly 25 million copies, Covey also continued to teach and help organizations train … Continue reading

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The Leadership Test, Will You Pass?

Listen to the audio of the first chapter. Dr. Timothy Clark’s new book,“The Leadership Test: Will You Pass?” is being used throughout corporate America as a guide for understanding the foundation principles of leadership. This book is the “Who Moved … Continue reading

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How Are You Managing Video Viewing at Work?

Research firm Harris Interactive asked over 200 workers at different companies what kinds of videos they watched at work. The employees said they spent about 18 minutes a week watching video. About a third of that time was spent watching … Continue reading

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5 Leadership Traits CEOs Admire

You may or may not want to make it to the corner office, but no doubt you do want to succeed. If you’re a manager, you might want to take a look at the NYT’s article on “Distilling the Wisdom of CEO’s.”  … Continue reading

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Bumping a High Performer into Management

You know the scenario. Very competent high performer is bumped up into management. This new manager, Sue, has knocked it out of the ballpark with her sales performance. Now, the boss wants her to lead a team, hoping she will be able … Continue reading

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Effectively Manage Change and Stop Inertia

There was a boss who complained that everyone around him was a “potted plant.” He couldn’t understand why his managers wouldn’t take charge of an idea or come up with solutions. In his management meetings, if a manager suggested how … Continue reading

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Managers and The Potted Plant Syndrome

There was a boss who complained that everyone around him was a “potted plant.”  He couldn’t understand why his managers wouldn’t take charge of an idea or come up with solutions. In his management meetings, if a manager suggested how to handle … Continue reading

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