Posts Tagged Leadership
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When was the last time you took a vacation from work? If you did, chances are it wasn’t very long and you didn’t completely unplug from work. You are not alone.
If you’ve ever had to manage a difficult employee, you know that these workers can weaken your organization by destroying morale, increasing anxiety and negatively impacting the performance of others.
In between games of the NBA playoffs this weekend and as I was digging through a couple of weeks of 'saved' items in my Feed reader, (anyone still using feed readers?), I came across a link to a Quora thread aiming to address the question 'What made Xerox PARC, (the legendary reseearch shop in Palo Alto), so special?'
I like to read and re-read blogs on leadership. They are helpful reminders on what I need to keep doing (or not doing) and where there are opportunities for personal growth. Although expressed from different perspectives, the articles often cover the same attributes or competencies that we rightfully expect from good leaders.
Whether you are preparing someone to transition to a supervisor position or coaching a seasoned executive who wants to keep up with his or her field, helping managers learn when and how to take on duties they once might have delegated is a much-needed skill these days.
Many companies are starting to take education and employee training into their own hands to ensure their employees are equipped for a rapidly evolving future.
If there’s one thing I learned in my time in the Navy and during my last 10 plus years in the Human Resources field, is that the one ingredient you can never go wrong with in a recipe for success is: Grit.
Mahatma Ghandi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” As our worlds and the people in it adjust, organizations must, too. HR professionals are in a great position to be a catalyst for change in our workplaces.
Not too long ago, a business professor friend invited me to address a luncheon of university students enrolled in his class on entrepreneurship. I was honored to have been asked, but not sure I was the right person for the task.
“Your students would be better served by a high-tech entrepreneur half my age,” I told him.
Research shows that when a company embraces diversity, it can become more innovative and competitive. These traits are especially important for companies who continue to experience exponential growth, expand their applicant pool and hire more talent.
On February 15, @shrmnextchat chatted with Kristen Harcourt,
The HR profession is known for its catchphrases, and the expression “war for talent” is a phrase that is certain to produce a lively debate.
Whether you think the war is over or is only getting more intense, one thing is clear: It’s critical that talent managers are informed about the latest trends to remain competitive.