Tag: Talent Management

Changing the Conversation: Why Leadership Work Isn’t HR Work

Jul 16, 2014 Posted by

I was sitting in a hotel lobby last evening waiting to meet folks for dinner. My mind was focused on the presentation I had to make this morning to the Greater Orlando SHRM chapter on “Changing the Way We Think in HR.” A chatty lady sitting next to me asked if I was on business […]

How to Empower Your Employees to Transform Results

Jul 15, 2014 Posted by

We are in a thinking economy — a service economy; our employees’ roles require them to think their way through the day to determine how to best connect with customers and inspire their loyalty. Actively thinking employees have the power to transform any organization. There is power in ideas created from a thinking workplace. Though […]

Talent Leaders: Improve Your Team’s Performance with Agile Sprint Planning

Jul 10, 2014 Posted by

It seems like everyone is talking about agile methods, which makes it easy to find tons of articles and more than a few books on how learning professionals can and should use agile methodologies to improve the productivity and the quality of their work. In fact, a Google search of “agile learning design” produces four million results. The trouble […]

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What’s Your Employee’s Stand Out?

Jul 1, 2014 Posted by

I find that most managers today focus more on the job than the people who actually do the job. We still look for people who have skills and experience to show up to the workplace and do great things, but we know that in our workplace, experience is only part of what is needed to […]

To Race with the Machines, We Need Human Capital

Jun 26, 2014 Posted by

Hold on to your jobs while you can, because pretty soon the robots will replace all of us temperamental, non-programmable human workers. At least that’s what you’d gather from these recent headlines: “What Will The Economy Look Like When The Robots Take Your Job?,” “Robots Ate My Job,” and “Welcome, Robot Overlords. Please Don’t Fire […]