5 Key Pieces of Advice in HR and Leadership

These five pieces of advice in HR and Leadership come not from me this week but from my fellow blog writers. Their collective wisdom provides us with information we should all heed. Up first is HR pro extraordinaire Kris Dunn. His advice in A Test to See If Anyone Actually Reads Your Employee Handbook… was …

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Five Great Reads In HR and Management

Here are five great blog posts in Human Resources and Management to read to end your week. They are five that I feel we can all learn from. First up is on from Wally Bock. I read Wally’s posts because Tom Peters reads Wally’s posts. His post on Drive Out Fear gives a lesson that …

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Monday Inspiration: Posts to JAZZ You for the Week Ahead

I have a confession to make. I am not one of those people who jump up on a Monday morning raring to go, at least not all the time. So sometimes I need some inspiration to get my day going. Today was just such a day. (Too much baseball too late) So I headed to …

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Five for Friday: Great Blog Posts to End The Week

Not everyone has time to read blog posts. I probably do more than most given that I am a consultant and a blogger myself. It is my research. So to help you along I am posting links to five I think are great to read as a way to end the workweek. First up is …

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Performance Evaluations, Proper Metrics and Fairness

In my “home town” of Atlanta there is a big controversy regarding potential cheating on standardized tests in the Atlanta School System. The cheating does not involve the students. It involves teachers and administrators. Late last year a principal, and several others were convicted of erasing answers and “correcting” the tests in order to inflate …

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When It Comes to Leadership Companies Are In a World of Hurt

Talent Management Magazine reported the results of a leadership survey that presented eye-popping numbers on the lack of leadership many companies are facing in their future. The article, Many Companies Do Not Have Enough Future Leaders Onboard, reported the results of a survey done by OI Partners. They survey 212 large and midsized companies and found: …

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From The CEO: It Is All About Talent

WorkForce Management online published an article last week entitled What the CEO Wants From HR. The article starts with the statement “At successful large companies, interaction between the CEO and the chief HR executive revolves around building and maintaining the very top layer of corporate leaders—and little below that.” The article goes on to say …

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Leadership Carnival for June 7th

Dan McCarthy over at the blog Great Leadership has posted this month’s issue of the Leadership Carnival. This is a great collection of blog posts dealing with leadership issues. They cover talent managment, defending against unions by having a happy workforce, leadership development, inspiration and more. My favorite is Wally Bock’s analysis of Warren Bennis’ …

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Life Lessons From Mom You Can Use At Work

Wally Bock at Three Star Leadership has a great post today on Mom’s Supervision Lessons. I thought it was a great post with super lessons stated in a way everyone can understand them. He talks about behavior, feedback, and consequences in terms of “Mom.” Give it a read. I am sure you will enjoy it, …

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