Achieving HR Agility w/ the ‘STREAM’ Framework

Human resources has historically been criticized for being sluggish in terms of its role within the organizational realm. Frustrations abound among disgruntled/dissatisfied employees who see HR as the “enforcer” of the leadership’s mandates, while being unable/incapable/hapless to address or...

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Make Care a Culture (or Count the Cost)

Sarah is an admin assistant at ABC Tech. She’s had a tough year with health challenges and difficult family situations. In spite of having used all her sick days, her doctor suggests she needs more time off. She has...

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Transparency is the Key to a Hyper-Engaged Workforce

Transparency isn’t a new phenomena in any sense: it’s the extent to which knowledge and information are shared between an organization and its employees. When employees are informed, they feel more engaged, but four out of five employees worldwide...

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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 criteria for leadership are changing in the digital age—especially with the presence of a multi-generational...

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HR Mindset Betters Organizational Mental Health (But Who Looks After HR?)

In the face of change, the face of HR has been changing for some time. The recognition by employers that their employees are assets has transformed the HR professional’s role irrevocably and for the better, but with added burden. Given...

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Whole-Life Leadership: Self, Others, All

What does it mean to lead from any level? Through our interaction with people, we help to raise people up. We instill a sense of confidence and create leaders who are confident and ready to inspire others. Whether I am facilitating...

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The Power (and Responsibility) of Leadership Level Listening

Hemingway once said, "When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen." Unfortunately, it is hard to disagree that truly listening to people is a lost art form. Too often, we are moving onto the next meeting, distracted by our...

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The Yogurt Principle in Leadership

By Doug Turner Mahatma Ghandi has often been (inaccurately) quoted as having said, ”Be the change you want to see in this world.” This is actually a paraphrase of what he actually said but the message is accurate. This follows very...

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