Elizabeth Pieters accepted into Forbes Human Resources Council

N2Growth Blog

Forbes Human Resources Council is an Invitation-Only Community for HR Executives Across All Industries. has been accepted into the Forbes Human Resources Council, an invitation-only community for HR executives across all industries.

GC28: Gamification in Human Resources | with Mario Herger

Engaging Leader

The new book Gamification in Human Resources highlights several dozen examples of how organizations are using gamification throughout the employee life cycle to recruit, develop and evaluate talent – and it gives you the tools necessary to begin or expand your own gamification programs.

Putting the human back in human resources

The Organized Executive's Blog

For most companies, the human resources function is no exception. New and innovative technologies have allowed us to streamline the management of human resources like never before. Develop leadership at all levels. This is a guest article by Sheila Bouman.

Managerial-Leadership Development Belongs to the Manager of the Person Being Developed NOT Human Resources!

Mike Cardus

As a manager, developing staff is your job. It cannot be delegated off to Human Resources, Organization Development or someone else. Too often managers and executive teams delegate or task off any and all training and development to the Human Resources staff.

Turning Observation into Innovation

Leading Blog

E VERYONE WANTS to be an innovator. Every organization wants to be innovative; it doesn’t matter if it’s a church, a for-profit or non-profit business, or a government agency. To not be innovative is to risk being left behind. But how many of us are truly innovative?

Career Development and Innovation – The Missing Link For Success

Rapid BI

Can Career Development and Innovation link together as strategies? What can people actively planning their career learn from the best in the world of innovation? The post Career Development and Innovation – The Missing Link For Success appeared first on RapidBI.

Overcoming the Disempowerment of HR

Leadership Freak

Human Resource Departments that are dedicated to serving upper management and controlling front-line employees are a sad waste of human resources. Author Book Notes Innovation Leading Managing Power Taking others higher Culture disempower hr departments human resource departments Leadership Development Organizational Development team decisions

7 Principles of Leadership Development: Strategy for Leadership Development

Mike Cardus

An earlier post listed the 7 Principles of Leadership Development in no specific order of importance : Necessary Skilled-Knowledge. Strategy for Leadership Development. Strategy for Leadership Development. How is the leadership-development strategy being evaluated?

In Praise of Average Joes

In the CEO Afterlife

Those that thrive, go a step further; they worship innovation and breathe culture. But the resource that continues to be overlooked by CEOs and Boards is the organization’s Average Joe. Ronnie was an organizer – a leader in cultural development.

What Connects Coca-Cola, Lego, In-N-Out, Intuit, and Nike? Focus.

In the CEO Afterlife

With 60% of annual sales coming from innovative new products, it is clear that LEGO has not been idle. Intuit develops financial and tax preparation software for small business, accountants and the general public. Complexity has many definitions; excessive complication is the simplest.

Developing leaders: it’s your job!


Nobody has told you that you need to spend time and effort developing others in your organization. You have too many other things to pay attention to, and besides, isn’t developing leaders the job of human resources? Developing leaders attracts talent, period.

Rookie Talent: Avoiding a Kodak Moment

Leading Blog

The Kodak name became synonymous with a resistance to change, but it’s not just innovation the company lacked. The largest, best-educated generation in history has become an under-utilized resource, vastly unprepared to move into positions of responsibility and leadership. The lack of skill development and leadership development among Generation Y affects every generation. Human Resources

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50 Shades of Decay

In the CEO Afterlife

Innovation is something other companies do. Employee development is on the backburner. Human Resources Leadership Strategy Uncategorized Business CEO Crisis Management Culture In the CEO Afterlife Innovation John Richard Bell Life Vision

How the Workplace Is Changing in 2018

Chart Your Course

And technology continues to affect the workplace too, with remote work, global locations, and interconnectedness driving much of our development. Because of the tight labor market, employers are becoming more innovative in recruiting and retaining employees , especially millennial employees.

Want to Cut Complexity? Kill Your Darlings.

In the CEO Afterlife

Seemingly, continually adding features throughout the development chain is the Samsung culture. The essence of sacrifice in her mind was giving up something of value for another consideration; when people are together they are more collaborative and innovative.

Preview Thursday: Developing a Positive Culture Where People and Performance Thrive

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of Developing a Positive Culture Where People and Performance Thrive . It “broadens people’s thought-action repertoires and builds their enduring personal resources” (Frederickson, 2003).

Strategy for Non-Strategic Leaders

In the CEO Afterlife

Instead of reacting to the future, develop a strategy that defines the future based on your actions. Human Resources Leadership Strategy Business CEO in the ceoaftelife Innovation John Richard Bell visioin Vision

Triple Crown Leadership

Leading Blog

Leaders must engage all in developing the colors through a collaborative process, thereby increasing ownership and buy-in. It requires some finesse to get people on the same page while protecting the innovative mavericks and creating the conditions for operating in a state of flow. Human Resources

Emotional Intelligence Training to Position Yourself for Personal & Organizational Success

Chart Your Course

Developing Emotional Intelligence to Position Yourself for Personal, Team, and Organizational Success. Today we use EI as an integrated set of skills that underpin highly effective, fast-reacting and innovative organizations. Resources.

Leadership Development is Shortsighted

Coaching Tip

Frontline leaders aren’t meeting new job challenges and their organizations aren’t preparing them to succeed according to a new global survey of nearly 300 human resource executives. . Development is Shortsighted.

Malcolm Gladwell: Settle – Be a 1st Class Candidate in a 3rd Class Company

ReThink HR

Human Resources Innovation Organizational Development Talent Management Google Malcolm Gladwell Talent Zeitgeist You may also like the following: Company DNA: Your Company Brand versus Culture. What should HR focus on?

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How We Can All Contemplate The Future Of The Workplace

Chart Your Course

Throughout my 30 years in the human behavioral assessment industry, I’ve spent countless hours researching soft skills and behavioral styles, motivators, and emotional intelligence—some of the things that makes individuals unique. We are going to see developing countries follow the U.S.

Training: The Change Agent


Effective trainings have become absolutely critical in knowledge oriented world to maintain the competitiveness and innovation. Improvement & Development Leading Change Leading People Quality Improvement change agent change management human resources organization development TrainingOrganizations that embark on process journey initiate rigorous training programs to ensure that everyone is trained to perform activities associated with specific roles.

Why I cringe when people say “hire for fit”

Surviving Leadership

Listen, I’m a big fan of being intentional about the culture you’re allowing to develop in your workplace. It breeds innovation. culture Decision Making General Rant about Leading human resources interviewing leadership management recruiting success work

Employee Turnover – The Hidden Cost

Chart Your Course

You have to watch your competitors and seek to always adapt to changes in the market, and innovate for solutions. According to The Society for Human Resource Management, only 33 percent of businesses track employee turnover, which means 67 percent of businesses are missing out on a huge source of savings and growth. What is employee turnover costing you? There are many tasks involved in running a successful business.

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Reinvent Opportunity, Restore Satisfaction

Women on Business

Guest post by LaMae Allen deJongh, managing director for US Human Capital and Diversity for Accenture (learn more about LaMae at the end of this post). LaMae Allen deJongh, Managing Director for US Human Capital and Diversity for Accenture. 2. Develop meaningful programs.

You Are What You Say You Are….

Women on Business

We are only human and even the best of us make mistakes, acknowledging mistakes helps your staff recognize that you value their help and recommendations; valuing their recommendations is an important part of building an empowered workforce and one of the most important parts of building an innovative and capable workforce.

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The Benefit in and Argument for Cross-Function in Teams

ReThink HR

An understanding that our own development and success could be enhanced by our ideas and opinions colliding with those of others. Regardless, the collision of ideas is needed in order for innovation to occur. We all have our own distinct opinions. We often argue for these opinions.

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Management Coaching and Development. Situation, Objectives and First Meeting Plans

Mike Cardus

Coaching and development for 5 high potential managers. Their direct manager and the human resources director believe these managers have the cognition, complexity and skilled-knowledge to be successful in his current role and would benefit from 1 on 1 coaching and development.

Can a CEO be brutally honest?

Women on Business

The memo begs the question, can honesty propel innovation? More often than not, innovation springs from neccessity. He referenced when the first Iphone arrived, how Android has come on the scene, market share gains and how Nokia hasn’t been able to keep up with the innovation. The memo talks candidly about the complexity involved in attracting and retaining developer talent. Can a CEO be brutally honest?

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Training is like PPE – A lack of budget does not mean no training

Rapid BI

Its innovation time! Attending courses are not the only way to train and develop people. […]. Business Human Resources & Talent Management 70:20:10 Learning pdp TNA Training training budget Training CoursesWe have all been there at one time or another. Budgets are tighter than expected. Often external spend is reduced to a minimum. A lack of budget should not mean training stops. It means we need to start thinking differently.

The Capable Employee

Women on Business

benefit from this atmosphere is the ability to create a culture of learning and innovation within your organization. As a modern business owner, I’ve caught the fever to rely on gadgets and depend on electronic communication in lieu of actually picking up. the phone; but I wonder, have I done my company a disservice? As I visit client sites and assess the challenges they face, it becomes clear that sometimes the culprit is not the employee, it’s the technology.

The USPS Lesson

Women on Business

You create an environment for innovative solutions, employee growth and increased morale. business development Businesswomen Bloggers Career Development Communications decision-making Female Entrepreneurs Female Executives female executives Human Resources Issues Leadership Management Online Business Strategy TechnologyThe post office is nearly bankrupt, the cost cutting is not working.

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Dave Ulrich on The Four Waves of HR


HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources is Ulrich’s latest work (co-authored with Jon Younger, Wayne Brockbank and Mike Ulrich). HR Practices – Innovation in specialized areas of HR (i.e., HR Innovator and Integrator – HR Professionals must ensure the organization has the right talent and leadership for the current and future success of the organization.It Leadership book review hr human resources ulrich vanderpyl

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HP Headed to Hotel California?

Women on Business

that focuses on customers and innovation. business development Businesswomen Bloggers Businesswomen Profiles decision-making Female Entrepreneurs Female Executives female executives Finance Global Perspectives Human Resources Issues International Business Leadership Management public relations Strategy Technology Uncategorized Women On Business Women On Business News Women On Business Roundtable

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Dave Ulrich on The Five Waves of HR


HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources is Ulrich’s latest work (co-authored with Jon Younger, Wayne Brockbank and Mike Ulrich). HR Practices – Innovation in specialized areas of HR (i.e., HR Innovator and Integrator – HR Professionals must ensure the organization has the right talent and leadership for the current and future success of the organization.It Leadership book review hr human resources ulrich vanderpyl

Leadership in Changing Times

Chart Your Course

Workers need leaders, not managers, who can communicate the shared mission of the company, and inspire loyalty and a collective spirit to innovate and perform in difficult times. In my book “The New Leader” I describe innovative leaders as those who span a narrow gap between two key areas: passion for action and passion for people. Here are nine traits that innovative leaders share. “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” ” – Publilius Syrus.

7 Ways to Improve Employee Development Programs

Harvard Business Review

Making the right investments in learning and development programs has never been more important – or more of a challenge – for business leaders. billion dollars on learning and development programs, many executives still grapple with how to improve and enhance their effectiveness.

ASTD International Conference: Must Attend Sessions!

ReThink HR

Track: Personal Skills Development. Career Maps to Career Apps: Developing Tomorrow’s Careerists. Developing the Framework and Architecture for an Effective Learning Organization. Track: Personal Skills Development. Leadership Development Takes Flight: The American Airlines Story. Track: Developing Effective Leaders. Track: Developing Effective Leaders. Remodeling Leadership Development in Las Vegas–Without the Glitz.

Build on Strengths for Dramatically Better Results

The Practical Leader

Most of my last few decades in the leadership development field I’ve fallen headlong into the trap ensnaring a vast majority of us in this business ; focusing on closing organizational or managerial gaps or weaknesses.

Build on Strengths for Dramatically Better Results

The Practical Leader

Most of my last few decades in the leadership development field I’ve fallen headlong into the trap ensnaring a vast majority of us in this business ; focusing on closing organizational or managerial gaps or weaknesses.

What If HR Wasn’t HR?

The Leadership Advisor

At one point in the not-to-distant past, Human Resources was affectionately known as Personnel. Because there was a desire to change the focus from an asset to a more human approach. Making the word human a part of the focus, changed how HR was managed.

Review of “How to Be Exceptional: Drive Leadership Success by Magnifying Your Strengths”

The Practical Leader

But a torrent of studies show most leadership development approaches aren’t working. But there’s been a huge vacuum around how to apply these findings to leadership development. Click on Strengths-Based Leadership Development System for details and to register.