hierarchy

Hierarchy Isn’t the Problem, Oppression Is!

Hierarchy is falling out of favor like jean shorts and intelligent political discord. I think it’s a scapegoat. Hierarchy doesn’t necessarily stifle innovation and engagement in the Knowledge Economy. What… Get the Rest

creative

Kick-Start Your HR Creativity – Two Lessons From Jared Leto

The Thin Red Line. Fight Club.  American Psyco.  These are films that solidified Jared Leto's success as an Oscar-winning actor. Then, as his star was rising, he basically stopped

formula

A Simple Formula For Becoming An Enviable Place To Work

Eventually, all leadership teams come to a realization that if they "win" in attracting higher caliber people than their competitors to their company then they will also "win"

hr

Screw The Gym. 3 Healthier Ways To Keep Your 2016 HR Resolutions

January 1st.  My gym is packed.  Brand new workout gear is on display.  There's a line for the adduction lever machine. Fitness resolutions are certainly worthy, but, like most

uber

The Gig Economy – Where Uber Drivers All Drive Teslas

In 2013, a Tesla burst into flames when it ran over a metal object. Then it happened again a few weeks later.  A federal investigation was launched and

give up

If Playboy Can Give Up Nudity, You Can Toss An Outdated Vacation Policy

"I only read it for the articles" may soon be true for Playboy fans! Playboy has officially announced it will be PG-13 as of 2016 and no longer print

innovation

Be Deliberately Innovative

Here's a tip for you, prospective job-seeker... grab a scratch pad and start describing your talents in terms of "innovation." Look at your list. Now ask yourself this

freud

Corporate Freudian Psychoanalysis: Is That A Cigar or Are You Just Engaged?

We're going to a weird place today. And I know this is a simplistic analysis but go with it… it’ll be fun! Freud (Sigmund, the psychiatry guy, not the

I-never-made-mistake

To Hell With Murphy and His “Law”

Ouch, babe. You just dropped the ball big time---screwed the pooch, took the gas, spit the bit... basically made the kind of mistake you absolutely cannot afford to

hyped

Riding The HR Hype Train

Our pals over at research and advisory company, Gartner, just released their famous technology "Hype Cycle," a graphical representation of many modern technologies and how they stack up on