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WEBINAR – RAISING DRAGONS: What Game of Thrones Teaches Us About Performance Coaching and Building Teams

“Winter is Coming.” “You Win or You Die.” “You Know Nothing, Jon Snow.” If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you know these quotes as parts of iconic conversations from your favorite… Get the Rest

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3 Ways To Create Your Own Warrior Team

On April 13th, the Golden State Warriors made history with their 73rd win for the season.  In just a bit over 5 years they've gone from trash to

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Do You Build Anything Different With Your Legos? Engagement Commodities Are Ruining Your Company

I read an article a while back with the headline: “Information is a Commodity. Your Story is Not.” The content of that post has nothing to do with this

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You’re Boring Me

My freshman year of college, I lived in a high-rise dorm in the middle of the hood. I loved every minute of it. My favorite part, however, was

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HR CAREER ADVICE: Never Let Your Boss Tell You How Other People Feel About You Without Forcing These 2 Questions…

Dateline: Somewhere in Corporate America. The Scene: A C-Level is telling the HR pro who reports to him what another C-level thinks about her performance (hint: it's not glowing). The

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You’ll Know You Have True Employee Engagement When Your Employee Says This…

Yeah---clickbait headline. But it worked right? But I do finish the sentence… You will know you have employee engagement when an employee at some level in the company says

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What I Learned From AC/DC

If you read my bio,  you know I'm a music fan.  In particular, I get excited by loud, vibrant and heart-stopping tunes.  So when a former colleague messaged

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Are You Brave Enough To Teach Leaders To Not Treat Everyone Equally?

Leadership slang time, people. Let's give you a term you can text your fellow HR/Talent pros in response to hearing that they're stuck in a time-suck they shouldn't be in. The term/acronym?

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Are There Unintended Consequences from Too Much “Social Recognition?”

Many see business as a zero-sum game. I win. You lose. Only one top slot on the org chart. Only one “employee of the month” award. Today’s business is pretty

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Performance Management Economics: Regression to the Mean of Top Performers…

I've got a theory I've written about before: EVERY MANAGER and INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR HAS A SHELF LIFE AT A COMPANY. What's a shelf life? Shelf life means that you