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How to Make Your Organization Better at Decisions

Why is it so easy to criticize the decisions of others but so difficult to make the tough calls ourselves? What is it that makes high-stakes decisions so difficult? I… Get the Rest

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So You Want Innovation From the Peeps? The Way You Set Goals Will Have to Change.

Senior level course on performance and goal setting today, people. It's not often that I hear people tell me they wish they could get more innovation from their direct

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Development Plans For HiPos: Complicated

Let's face it, most of you have high potentials at your company. Whether they work for you directly or are part of your extended team, they're there.  Also,

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The Customer Boundary Is Where EVERY Employee Should Start

A big part of employee engagement is connecting the “why” of the company to the “why” of the individual. The better a company does that, the better the

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Innovation Requires Touch

Fancy yourself a recruiting innovator? Probably so if you're stopping by a site like FOT, where the lunatic fringe is in full bloom. So many evolutionary thinkers here

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Have You Heard of Unit Testing in HR?

I have a friend named Shane Gray. He's awesome. I'm not a technical person, but he introduced me to the concept of unit testing. Do you know anything about

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Using Talent Data For The First Time… It’s Complicated.

Um, yeah. Talent Analytics, Data analysis, Big Data, Small Data. Heard about them? Of course you have. Lots of folks are on the HR circuit talking about data

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Analytics Gone Wild – Increase In Talent

One cool thing about going to a bunch of HR and Talent conferences in the spring is you get to hear what everyone is doing around the world.

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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