motivation

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HR can be serious business. It can also be a source of comedic material. The funny and the not-so-funny.

The reality is...

People can be really difficult. Communication is hard. Change is hard.

Work can suck.  

But people are really funny. And the situations we find ourselves in - at work, at home, in public - can be hilarious.

Ever heard that laughter is the best medicine? 

December 5, 2018

 

 

You may or may not have noticed that I have taken some time off from writing lately.  I have done a few pieces for a new concept at SHRM #NotionsByNicole found here.

December 5, 2018

 

 

 

This weekend, I witnessed my world through the eyes of an almost four year old girl.  These lessons know no age limits and can work within your HR Teams.  Please read on…

Who knew a park around the corner, a swimming pool, sidewalk chalk, markers and coloring books could create such joy, giggles and stories?

September 5, 2018

On February 14, @shrmnextchat chatted with Ben Eubanks @BenEubanks about the Building Blocks of a Great HR Function.

In case you missed this amazing chat filled with great advice from HR professionals, you can read all the tweets here.

 

February 14, 2018

 


 

Great HR doesn’t happen by accident. It is a journey, a work in progress, and is always evolving. At the base of every successful HR function are the philosophical building blocks that support its work and that make up the bedrock of a great organization. A healthy HR function is an essential component of a healthy and thriving workplace.

February 12, 2018

 


 

#1. If you want to change people, change what they believe about themselves.

If people believe in you, encourage them to believe in themselves.

January 27, 2018

 

 

As someone who’s built, managed, and now advises hundreds of global talent acquisition teams, one question that repeatedly comes up is: How can we hire for “grit” - that quality of tenacity that ensures your next hire will stick it out through the good and bad times. 

January 10, 2018

 

As another year comes to an end, I’ve seen sentiments ranging from “good riddance” to “thank goodness that’s over.” We have been surrounded by news of violence, turmoil, political upheaval, personal failure, on-going war and massive natural disasters. That isn’t the only news about what is going on, but it’s all that fills the airwaves and social media.

January 1, 2018

 


 

After a storm, there is an opportunity to bring people together and create a stronger team.

Here are some tips about ways to do that while building camaraderie and teamwork.

September 18, 2017

 

      

 

Despite a century of speculation by managers and scholars, we know very little about whether certain cues or signs exhibited by employees can predict whether they're about to quit.

June 19, 2017

During my time at Ohio University, I fell hard for a new band (at the time) called U2. After I heard their music, I couldn’t get enough of them. We had two record (yes, record) stores in Athens at the time, and I made sure to make regular trips to both of them to pick up anything U2 had put out.

February 14, 2017
 
 
As 2016 winds down, it’s a great time to reflect on what has transpired over the last twelve months. It’s easy to step back and take sides to argue your point. What I was aiming at was broader and more holistic. I’m sure people had a mix of successes and setbacks. All of those experiences made up where you are today ready to jump into 2017.
 
December 29, 2016

The Pokémon Go craze is in the news practically every day. It is almost impossible to go anywhere without spying someone walking around trying to catch Mewtoo, Dragonite, Psyduck or one of the other creatures in the game. As I observe this behavior and how quickly it caught on it made me wonder if there is a lesson in this for motivating employees.

Gamification is the trend

August 5, 2016

On July 6 @shrmnextchat chatted with Director of Employee Happiness Catalina Andrade (@Catalina718) about A Foundation for Happiness at Work

July 6, 2016

 

Organizaitonal psychologist Michael Woodward ("Dr. Woody") chats with Fox and Friends' Clayton Morris about ways for beating low productivity at work due to the summer slump and takes a look at a new, high-tech office chair called the AltWork Work Station.

 

June 28, 2016

     

By Catalina Andrade

Is employee happiness an issue at your organization? Have you heard grumbling around the water cooler? Here are some go-to ways to boost morale and improve employee happiness used by Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention programs:

June 28, 2016

  

by Ross Smith and Darla Barrett      
                                                                             

"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." ~ Theodore Roosevelt

June 27, 2016

      
 

June 14, 2016