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MARCH MADNESS TALENT LESSONS: Slapping Players is Just Part of My Leadership Charm!

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limp bizkit lessons

Lessons in Leadership from Limp Bizkit

It's all about the he says she says bulls**t I think you better quit Lettin' sh*t slip Or you'll be leaving with a fat lip -Fred Durst I'm Generation X.  If there was

confidence

Confidence Gets You a Leadership Gig, but Humility Lets You Keep It

I've been spending a lot of time lately working on leadership evaluation and selection.  Specifically, we spent a bunch of time talking about how to make better talent

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The One Thing It Takes to Be a Real Manager

Although it pains me to say it, I'm somewhat of an expert on passive-aggressive behavior. The good people at Wikipedia describe passive-aggressive behavior as follows: The indirect expression of hostility, such

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When a High Potential Employee Fails

No matter what company, high potential employees (high pots) get that fancy designation because in their world, they rock. They succeed and turn in solid results. In whatever discipline

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You Know You’re a Manager When….

I can count many blessings. Among those is the fact that not only do I have a great boss, I have two fantastic managers reporting to me. When

truth

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

changing mind

The Unbelievable Freedom In Changing Your Mind

"I traded fame for love without a second thought It all became a silly a game some things cannot be bought; I got exactly what I asked for, wanted it

“He’s a Good Guy, Except For The Jihad”… (The Burden of Action in HR)

If you can't see the tweet above this line, enable images.  It's worth it. I was chilling out reading the Wall Street Journal (#humblebrag) during the the South's latest

Secret Recipe For Great Hiring: Make Leaders Finger Lickin’ Good, Y’all

“Just give him some wood and he’ll build you a cabinet.” --Beastie Boys, Finger Lickin’ Good. Talent Acquisition Specialists, time to look in the mirror for 2017. How do you