Over my three-decade career, I have had the opportunity to work with many HR teams. Overall, if I had to grade HR’s effectiveness in bringing in the talent necessary for long-term success, I’d give them
Most cultures I know strive to get things right, and this is an admirable goal on which to mould employee behaviour. But most organizations don’t always get it right the first time; unintended mistakes sometimes
In every organization there is a degree of conflict between marketing and sales. Marketing complains that sales don't move products or services effectively; sales claims they don't get the support from marketing they need to
Innovative cultures seem to be all about creating something new but that is only half the story. The untold story — and probably less sexy — is exactly the opposite of new idea creation. #MakingRoom
Organizations that standout from their competitors have leaders who are disciplined and consistent when it comes to demonstrating behaviors that mirror the journey their organization is on and taking action that matters to employees. Also
Standout cultures have an abundance of smart people, but not in the usual way. They understand the little things that make organizations consistently perform at an amazingly high level. These traits describe the truly gifted;
Astonishing cultures are based on a simple premise; not on a complicated formula, but on an insight into a special human element. Sustainable cultures have basic human axioms that people commit to. Zappos is an
Why is employee engagement critical to an organization? Many think "getting more employees involved" is the end game. That's true, but for what purpose? To make every person feel like they are making a contribution?
The human resource plan is the expression of how the organization intends to acquire and retain the skills and competencies it needs to execute its strategic game plan. The plan should also address how to
Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by ("common to") nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.