6 Surprising Ways Kindness Can Boost Your Career
Feb14

6 Surprising Ways Kindness Can Boost Your Career

When it comes to career success and professional aspirations, kindness is easily overlooked in favor of qualities like work ethic, tenacity, and perseverance. Many people falsely believe that being nice will hinder your career. While being overly nice or passive can hold you back in certain situations, genuine kindness plays an integral role in the workplace and can be a valuable tool for your success. The concept of “paying it...

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Team Building with the Bard
Feb06

Team Building with the Bard

Michael Kelly never set out to be a corporate trainer. He founded Shakespeare in Action (SIA) with a mandate to help youth connect with Shakespeare in innovative ways, and the organization’s 30-year history is a testament to his success. Through SIA’s workshops and residencies, which include a hip hop performance reminiscent of Hamilton, students approach content in a way that resonates with them. So they can finally understand...

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Want To Be Innovative In HR? Start With People, Not Technology.
Jan26

Want To Be Innovative In HR? Start With People, Not Technology.

It seems every article I read about HR innovation revolves around technology. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve dedicated 15 years of my career to HR technology and think the last decade of technological advancement has changed HR for the better, but I think we’re missing something important: the real innovation happens when we change how we approach employees. Innovation is often viewed as the application of better solutions that meet new...

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Thought Leaders, The New Leadership
Jan25

Thought Leaders, The New Leadership

Business growth can be achieved in various ways, yet corporations still focus on the traditional approaches such as sales, new markets, new brands, mergers and acquisitions and introducing new products. What organizations don’t realize is the power of knowledge sharing. There is a unique opportunity for corporations to tap into knowledge with clients and strategic partners to enable growth and innovation through the power of thought...

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The Importance of Talent Management
Jan18

The Importance of Talent Management

“There is no way to spend too much time on obtaining and developing the best people” – Larry Bossidy Many organizations are coming to the realization that success comes from a strong pool of talent. In “Talent Management: A Critical part of every leader’s job,” the authors explain how leaders today are playing a significant role in making this happen. For at least the next two decades, a company’s ability to attract, develop,...

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Community Building, Thought Leadership and Disrupting The World of Work with Jennifer McClure
Jan17

Community Building, Thought Leadership and Disrupting The World of Work with Jennifer McClure

Discover what it takes to be a successful speaker within the World of Work, what goes into HR community building, and the latest developments with the hugely successful DisruptHR series.

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Performance Management [Infographic]
Jan12

Here’s What You Need To Know About Performance Management [Infographic]

Each one of your employees has a different work style and management preference, so setting up a performance management strategy is challenging. However, finding a successful strategy that works for all of your employees is the key to increasing productivity, motivation, and employee engagement. Keeping conversations open and frequent helps managers determine what is best for each employee. When employees and leaders are on the same...

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The Evolution of HR, Leadership and Talent with John Hollon
Jan10

The Evolution of HR, Leadership and Talent with John Hollon

In this HRchat podcast interview, Bill Banham talks with John Hollon, award-winning journalist and expert on leadership, talent, human resources and workforce practices.

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