Storytelling as a leadership and HR competency

I am reading the book Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin. It is a biographical comparison of Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson. She feels that these four men had many traits in common that made them leaders during trying times. One of the commonalities that she saw as being …

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HR and the Wizard of Oz: An Analogy

I was flipping channels last night when I happened upon the Wizard of Oz. Not the one of the newer versions, the Judy Garland version. I happened to catch it just as she meets the Scarecrow and soon after the Tin Man. I had to end my viewing at that time but I thought that …

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Future Friday: The skill sets needed for the HR professional of the future

I came across an article directed at the Chief Information Officers, in other words the IT leader, which talked about the skill sets the CIO of the future will need to have to be most effective. Not too surprisingly this skill set works well for the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) as well. In fact …

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