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Back in 2014, I conducted training entitled: Our Three Audiences.

The goal was to workshop the avenues in which human resources is the one true conduit to all organizational functions: employees, managers & executives.

As #SHRM18 grows near the focus on bridging workforce gaps remains an ever-pressing HR-related topic.

March 15, 2018

 

 

When it comes to human resource management there are several factors that affect day-to-day operations. Adapting in this field is important because at a moments notice new legislation can be passed with an immediate effective date or corporate polices are changed where human resources feels the brunt. A well-developed strategy for your human resources department takes into consider external factors that might affect your department.

September 4, 2017
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Everyone has a boss. Many of us have several. Often we would like to have better ones, but if you can’t trade in the boss you can attempt to make the ones you have better. How do you do that? Peter Drucker has some guidance for that process.

The boss list

May 1, 2017
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The days of 9 to 5 cubicle jobs are over. 
 
The new generation of workers places a high value on flexibility in a job. But, that doesn’t mean they don’t work hard, or expect not to have to show up at the office. 
 
It means most younger workers expect to have meaningful lives both in and outside of work, and want to harness the flexibility that technology provides.
 
January 18, 2017

On January 4, @shrmnextchat chatted with Joyce Maroney (@wf_institute) and Evren Esen (@shrm_research) about The $687 Billion Question.

In case you missed this informative chat, you can read the tweets here:

 

January 4, 2017

                                                             

 

“There is a point of complexity beyond which a business is no longer manageable.”

— Peter Drucker

 

January 3, 2017

HR expert Steven A. Danley was glancing at a medical book one day when inspiration struck. Why not write a book about the maladies that affect organizational health?

October 31, 2016

What’s the difference between great companies and merely good companies, between people with stellar careers and those who struggle to meet minimum expectations, and between effective teams and lackluster teams? The answer, according to HR expert Paul Falcone, is the leadership edge. Building great teams and guiding them to success requires attentive and dynamic leaders.         

October 27, 2016
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As federal human capital leaders confront a myriad of challenges and problems, one area of opportunity might also, surprisingly, help address these same challenges and problems. Knowledge sharing provides opportunities for improved agency performance and a better chance to fulfill an agency’s mission, but also can provide relief to the aging federal workforce, the challenge of hiring and retaining millennials, employee engagement problems and leadership development challenges.

March 15, 2016

         

 

I was reminded again how important follow-up is to our success as professionals.  Taking a moment to finish the job and let folks know the outcome.  A former colleague’s favored the line was “DONE – NEXT” and this simplicity always made me smile.   It is a small practice, but one that will get you noticed.  It has been said that the fortune in in the follow-up.

February 11, 2016

New Research Spotlights HR Management Policies, Practices in U.S.

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September 14, 2015

No one has time to think anymore under the daily deluge of information and deadlines. With this relentless focus on getting stuff done, many people have lost the skills of critical and creative thinking. Like a muscle, thinking skills need to be built and maintained. You can help your team members through these strategies:

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June 17, 2014

The next time one of your employees admires your business suit, it’s OK to wonder if she’s sucking up.

More than one in five U.S. employees admit to complimenting managers to get on their good side—even if the flattery is a bunch of hooey.

Just be glad you aren’t a supervisor in India: Almost half of workers there (46 percent) say they sweet-talk their bosses even if they don’t mean it.

October 23, 2013
 
Welcome to leadership. You’re now a manager, with direct reports. Congratulations!
 
I moved into my first formal leadership role in my late 20s. I was a top sales performer, and I saw my promotion to sales management as the natural next step in my career. I was energized, armed with big ideas, and ready to change everything — immediately!
 
You already know what’s coming next.
 
August 28, 2013
In Reality-Based Leadership, expert Fast Company blogger Cy Wakeman reveals how to be the kind of leader who changes the way people think about and perceive their circumstances - one who deals with the facts, clarifies roles, gives clear and direct feedback, and insists that everyone do the same - without drama or defensiveness.
August 22, 2013
Dangle a carrot in front of a horse and he’ll pull the cart faster. Set down a bag of oats and a team of horses will come running. It doesn’t take more than a month in an HR office to figure out that incentives work pretty well on humans, too.
 
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August 22, 2013
At a time when professional development is mandatory at many companies and 360-degree feedback is the rage, nearly two in three CEOs in North America fail to seek outside leadership training, according to a recent survey led by Stanford University.
 
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August 20, 2013
Dear Mr/Ms Manager –
 
I hope you’re having a super week.  I realize it’s a busy time of year for you, but I trust you’ll indulge me and read this quick note that I’ve jotted down and sent to you about managing people.
 
No doubt you’ve attended some training courses/classes on how to effectively manage people.  And even if you never have, it’s pretty easy to find tips and resources ANYWHERE.  Go ahead – google “tips for managers” or something similar and you’ll find more info than you can possibly devour in a few sittings.
August 13, 2013
It is no secret that strategic leadership is critically important for today’s executives, and even more so for HR professionals charged with delivering HR services effectively and developing adaptive leaders who drive the business forward. 
 
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August 8, 2013