Should HR Take a Knee or Sit on the Sidelines?

Taking a knee during the national anthem at National Football games is today’s discussion. If you work in HR can you take a knee or do you need to sit,… Get the Rest

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The Chicago Cubs and Cultural Fit

Major League Baseball regular season games start this weekend. As a lifelong and passionate Cardinals fan, the idea of writing a post about the Chicago Cubs and their

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Writer’s Block. Six-Year-Olds. And Truth.

Be forewarned.  I am experiencing writer's block.  It's so bad, I just poured myself a glass of bubbly and then proceeded to leave it in the kitchen. Which meant

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Nike is Running an Epic HR Experiment

When I was a kid, I desperately wanted to work at Nike. It had to be the coolest workplace in the world. In my head, I imagined that

Leadership. It’s Always the Answer

How many of you are in the throes of strategy planning and budgeting for 2017?  It's also talent review, total rewards and expense management season.  Oh, and for

Hiring Former Athletes as a Recruiting Strategy – Genius or a Cop-Out?

Was with an SVP of a pretty cool company a couple of months back and he lamented what he considers to be a broken recruiting strategy---hiring former jocks

5 HR and Talent Management Lessons from NBA Free Agency 2016

Because you never, ever get tired of the ‘sports and HR/talent’ connection, strap in while I offer up the HR and talent management in the real world spin

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

From All Star To Unemployed: How High Performance Can Be Fleeting

Lost in the shuffle of the recent NBA All Star Game and weekend and the trade deadline that passed last week, was a small bit of NBA news

The Cavaliers Fired The Best Coach In Their History, And What That Reminds Us About Talent

About two weeks or so ago, the NBA’s Cleveland LeBrons Cavaliers unceremoniously fired their head coach David Blatt. This was despite the team holding the Eastern Conference’s best