Tag Archive: leadership

Aug 13

Thinking Like a Consultant: New Business Cards Not Required

NINNY

I’ve been floating around as an HR professional for quite some time; I started in the days of snail-mailed resumes, typewriters and 1 PC in the entire HR Department.  We used that PC to process payroll and it was also where I maintained my applicant tracking logs (Lotus 1-2-3!!) so I could complete the annual …

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Aug 05

I’m here for your job…

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I’ve been burning up the interstate these past few weeks spreading the good word (or bad, depending on your HR role), about the hiring process and the fails that are consistently ignored and how the organizations’ frontline managers hold the key to an engaged workforce. Yep, it’s been an education for the audience and for …

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Jul 25

C.U.L.T.U.R.E.

culture

How does your company define it’s leadership culture? C Clueless leaders believing they have a vision for the future, yet are so out of touch with reality that they completely alienate their teams. U Unilateral decision-makers that have no understanding of the impact of their actions on not only the organization, but their personal reputations …

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Jul 08

High Touch Leadership

high touch leadership

In the business of managing people there are so many resources available via the interwebs to help you do just that. To manage your people without getting sued, fired or fined can be defined in some areas as success in of itself. You can find books, webinars and podcasts to tell you how to engage …

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Jun 24

Leadership Lesson Learned at #SHRM13

succession planning

The Importance of Succession Planning  Our state council is very fortunate.  Each time I have an opportunity to interact with other state council leaders I’m again reminded of just how well positioned we are.  That’s not an accident.  It’s the result of diligent planning, effective marketing, judicious spending, historical thought leaders and, perhaps most importantly, …

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