Secrets of Human-Capital Management: Avoiding the Compassion Trap

I read a curious article about retiring PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi. The article’s author lamented the fact that, to do the job well, Nooyi...

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Side Effects: Preparing Your Workplace for Marijuana Legalization

We are days away from marijuana legalization in Canada, as cannabis will be decriminalized under federal legislation on October 17, 2018. Many employers already...

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The Cannabis Talk Kit—A Toolkit of Conversation

As you know, in a very short time Canada will be facing an unprecedented societal change with the legalization of recreational cannabis. Many Canadian...

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Nine Best HR Hacks That Every Business Needs to Know

Efficient, lean HR teams and innovative hiring ideas can provide for the staffing of efficient employees in the most affordable ways. The methods—or innovative...

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Leadership Excellence for the Digital Age: 10 Tips For Turning Possibility Into Reality (Part Two)

This is the second article of a two-part series. Read Part One now. Tip #6: Ensure Succession Planning and Management is Impartial and Transparent Demands and...

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Leadership Excellence for the Digital Age: Ten Tips for Converting Possibility into Reality (Part One)

Leadership at the helm of progressive organizations is becoming increasingly difficult—due in part to the lure of efficiency-driven technology powered by artificial intelligence (AI),...

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An Alternative to SMART Goals

Specific, measurable, achievable, time-bound goals (SMART goals) are an effective way to align and improve performance. However, we have probably all noticed situations where...

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The Six Steps for Holding a (Less Painful) Termination Meeting

You've made the decision to terminate an employee. You've researched the facts, put together a fair severance package, and you're ready to meet with...

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