Emotional Intelligence in future generations

In a recent class, we covered the subject of emotional intelligence as an HR competency. It has become an oft talked about subject in HR. Emotional Intelligence has been around a long time. People who had it were good at “reading people.” But we went through a long period in HR when we were told …

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Future Friday Replay: Is empathy a key skill of the future?

I am out of the office today on a brief vacation. I wanted to replay this post because empathy is so needed in today’s world. I am reading the book Hit Refresh by Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft. He covers quite a bit in the book, ending with a discussion of artificial intelligence, which …

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Good Leadership is not easy

One of the things that comes in my inbox on a daily basis is a management tip from the Harvard Business Review. I received one the other day entitled Lead Your B-Level Players to A-Level Success that was adapted from “How to Manage a Team of B Players,” by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. In this tip he …

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HR Carnival: It is all about staying current

I have written numerous times about the need to stay current in your field. I have talked about some tools. Today you can carry a world of knowledge with you in your smart phone or tablet computer. There is no excuse. Jon Ingham, who writes the blog HR Space, published this month’s HR Carnival: Feeding …

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The HR Carnival

As I was reading through the posts that are in this issue of the HR Carnival they seemed to fall into two different catagories. I don’t know if it is the time of year that swayed my thinking (you know those resolutions that we name in January) or if they just fit. These posts seemed …

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