data

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 or selling… Get the Rest

numbers

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.

warriors

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

Falcon

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

HR

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

science

Say My Name…

Before the magic of Vince Gilligan forever bastardized the name "Heisenberg," the actual man was one of the more recognized and respected names in the field of physics, and

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.

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