VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce

If you don’t like the answer, you can always change the question. Especially if you have money. Lots of money. There’s a lot of companies across America that struggle with… Get the Rest


5 Truths About Detail Orientation In the People You Hire

My company gets the opportunity to be involved in thousands of hires ever year.  It's an interesting test tube, especially since we help other companies hire.  So, it's


Business Travel Is Like Mexican Food (Everyone’s Got A Favorite)

My wife and I, like many of you, have traditions. One of those traditions was that we ate at the same Mexican restaurant repeatedly.  So often, if fact,


5 Ways Managers of People Can Make It All About Their Employees

Got a good session coming up on Wednesday at 1pm ET (October 11) at the Meridian Learning and Development Hangout Series called "How Leaning Can Reframe Managers As


FACE IT: We Build Cool Space Because We Don’t Know How to Build Great Managers…

That's right, I said it. Whether we can afford to build it or not at our company, we focus on thinking about the office layout and how tricked up

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5 Things Your Exclamation Point (!!!) In Email Means to Me

You know who you are.  You love to use the exclamation point in emails and writing! Yes!!! You're a peppy son of a gun.  We're watching your enthusiasm for life


5 Truths You Can’t Change About Learning in the Workplace

Let's be honest - a lot of organizations (most, in fact) play lip service to the concept of learning and development.  We say it's important, but our spend


Employee vs. Associate: What Should You Call Your People?

Capitalist Note - had someone lecture me about the need to call people "associates" last week. I like that tag fine, but I told them the story outlined


Employees Who Take Stands: Colin Kaepernick Is The New Dixie Chicks

Have you heard about Colin Kaepernick?  Of course, you have.  Kaepernick is the San Francisco 49er quarterback who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest what he

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The FOT Primer On How Candidates Can Win In Interviews

That's right. Mostly HR people and recruiting pros read this, but I'm still doing a post on how to make sure your responses in interviews as a candidate