From the Archive: Do you have the habit that makes people successful?

As I wander through bookstores in New York City, I thought I would bring this blog post back that deals with the habit of reading. In his article 10 Habits of Ultra Successful People: The Secret Sauce to Success, Charley Mendoza divulges to us what has made Bill Gates, Elon Much, Oprah Winfrey, Mark Cuban …

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Lessons from the genius of Leonardo da Vinci

Fair warning. This post has nothing to do with HR. It is all about personal improvement. I  just finished reading Walter Isaacson’s biography, Leonardo Da Vinci. This is a well-written book about a fascinating man. I knew he was a master and was considered a genius both in his time and especially in the present …

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Five Tips for Self-Improvement on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is seen by many as a time for renewal, a time for establishing new goals, a time for laying the groundwork for new habits. Here are some suggestions for how you might make yourself a bit smarter in the New Year that starts tomorrow. Ways to get smarter Thomas Oppong, the founder …

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The Importance of Continuing Education for a Successful Career in Human Resources

As many of you know, in addition to being an HR consultant, I am also an instructor in Continuing Education for two Georgia Universities (Kennesaw State University and the University of Georgia) where I teach HR related subjects. In a meeting of instructors and staff we had a discussion about the importance of continual learning …

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Charisma and Success In HR: Is There a Connection?

I read in a Brian Tracy newsletter the following “There is a close association between personal charisma and success in life. Probably 85 percent of your success and happiness will come from your relationships and interactions with others. The more positively others respond to you, the easier it will be for you to get the …

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