Category Leadership/Management

Video: The Life-Changing Act of Saying Hello

It would be easiest to embrace the anonymity of a job that incentivizes it, but that’s not what William Cromartie chooses to do.

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5 Reads: Stop Watching the News, Worker Retraining, Work Family and More

Why you should stop calling your work team family, why people quit, the power of nature and more.

#HRBookClub: Braving the Wilderness

The fear of the unknown and the discomfort it might produce is always greater than the reality.

Texas SHRM: College Relations: Reach, Range, Responsiveness.

How might we reach more students? How might we increase the types of services we provide? How might we be more responsive to our stakeholders?

Mentors Need to Build Immunity In Their Mentees First

Mentors need to help their mentees build an immunity to the peculiarities of the organization.

Talk To Your People

Managers, supervisors, leaders at all levels, TALK TO YOUR employees. Employees, TALK TO YOUR managers, supervisors, leaders at all levels.

Make it Personal, HR

When you make it personal, you make it worth the effort.

Back To My Roots: College Relations and Texas SHRM

Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders. That’s why the work of advancing the HR profession through the success of its students is so important.

5 Reads: Mediocrity, Collaboration, Time, Happiness and More.

Collaboration = Mediocrity, Choose Time over Money, The Shalane Flanagan Effect and more.

5 Reads: Harassment, Politics in the Office, Saying No Gracefully and More

Harassment, politics at work, training, employee engagement and saying no gracefully.

LinkedIn: Vacation as an Innovation (and Conversation) Starter

Ideas need the opportunity to bump into other ideas. They need to be coupled with similar and dissenting approaches to be improved and completed.

Workology: End of Year Planning in 3 Easy, Obvious and Doable Steps

In my latest on Workology, I write about how to approach the work to be done between now and December 31.

Our People Are Our Greatest Missed Opportunity

We consistently miss the opportunity to empower our people. We consistently miss the opportunity to build more HUMAN organizations.

5 Reads: Buying Happiness, Growing Your Network, Kicking Bad Habits and More

Bad habits, growing your network, onboarding, buying happiness and leadership development.

5 Reads: Underperformers, Solitude, Finding Inner Purpose and More

Here are five articles that have me thinking..