Category: Insights

Top 8 New Year’s Resolutions for HR Managers

If you work as an HR manager, you have many ideas about what you’d like to see in your workforce. You want your company to be a welcoming place, with employees who respect each other and call out bad behavior. You probably see the potential to get there and spend

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I’m the APP

I had dinner recently with my friend, a visionary, dynamic, and nationally-known leader in the area of diversity and inclusion. We’d worked closely together in the past but hadn’t seen each other for a couple of years.  We sat looking at the New York skyline and caught up on the

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Banish Soft Skills At Work

We need to banish soft skills at work. I’m not talking about the concept but the term. It’s misleading and counterproductive, making the underlying skills sound as if they are pointless, wasteful frills. Yet, any respected leader will tell you it’s the “soft skills” that distinguish effective leaders from outstanding

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Las Vegas Leads with Values

Our deepest sympathies are with all of those who lost loved ones or suffered injury as a result of the horrific event in Las Vegas this week.  We have the greatest respect for Las Vegas’s courageous, talented and committed public servants. They saved lives, intervened and brought comfort and help

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10 signs you’re using check-the box-training

Check-the-box training is a short-sighted approach to corporate compliance, and a poor way to develop talent. All too often, organizations experience the drawbacks of “checking the box” rather than achieving true cultural change. Here are ten signs that you might be using check-the-box training: 1. A Defensive Mindset Do you

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