HR’s New Motto: “Memento te Esse Iniuriam”

 “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Ferris Bueller 1986 That infamous line is now 32 years old…. Get the Rest

HR and FOT’s Law

Huh, you say. FOT’s Law. What is that? Hold on for a minute and I’ll clue you in. I don’t work in HR. I’ve never played one on TV

New Generations Are Spawning! Birth of the Nano-Generation

Just when we thought the hype about millennials might die down to a dull roar so we could get back to treating people like, well, people, some consultant

Is Your Investment in Social Recognition Solving a Problem or Creating One?

All the world’s agog over “social recognition.” For those of you in Washington, DC “social recognition” is the act of surfacing recognition in a company through the use of

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Employees Won’t Notice If You Have Recognition – But Will Leave If You Don’t

Let’s start with a riddle… The poor have it. The rich need it. If you eat it you will die. What is it? I’ll answer it at the end of the post… trust

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Are You Earning Your HR Badges?

A friend of mine, and a true friend of HR, recently posted on Facebook that he received a mentorship badge. That friend was Steve Browne (AKA - @sbrowneHR –

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Why Innovation Requires Rules

When you hear the word innovation most people think, new, groundbreaking, disruptive, interesting, free-form. The word doesn’t evoke images of strict processes and rules. Yet my experience working

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Ask Your Team Why You Suck – The Next Great HR Technique

Sometimes the universe has a way of conspiring to bring you what you need when you need it. I know some of you are thinking the universe did exactly

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Hey HR – Slow Your Roll! These are people’s lives.

Are you feelin’ groovy? Are you feeling like the hep cat who ate the canary? Are you one of the first movers who stopped doing annual performance reviews and

The Killer HR App – Your Face

Almost 20 years ago I read a book that made me want to see around corners and over the horizon. That book was called “Unleashing the Killer App.”