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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. Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes.

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. In fact, 73 percent of organizations who reported having very high quality frontline development programs were developing these leaders for future roles. The research also found that leadership development should not be a one-time event. .

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. This is a key reason leadership and organization development efforts have a 70% failure rate. To paraphrase a popular love song, we’ve been looking for leadership development in all the wrong places.

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. This is a key reason leadership and organization development efforts have a 70% failure rate. To paraphrase a popular love song, we’ve been looking for leadership development in all the wrong places.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!  Today I would like to shift gears and take a look ahead at what the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogging community sees in store for us in 2011.

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Possibility Maximizer: Fast Company's 30 Second MBA

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!  This week I've got a unique and excellent resource from Fast Company that I would like to point you to. The frequency of lessons is also a great feature of this resource.

The Problem with Good Ideas | Thoughts for the Everyday Leader

Nathan Magnuson

At a time when creativity and innovation are at a premium, good ideas are actually more threatening than ever. Special consideration is given to the opportunity cost of good ideas, since each one requires time and resources that cannot be easily reallocated to another better idea. Try these 16 tips. Human Resources (4). Home About Coaching Contact Guest Posts Archives. Thoughts for the Everyday Leader. by Nathan Magnuson.

12 HR Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Away

HR Digest

They help to develop HR skills and teach interesting information about recruitment and talent management. Honest HR has also developed a mini-series so that listeners can now get professional development credits (PDCs) for encouragement.

Brand 60

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional! Gautam Ghosh on Organizations 2.0 : Innovation and HR's Quest to be Strategic -  There is a seemingly endless drumbeat of calls for the human resources function to be more strategic.

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Top Leadership Bloggers’ Recent Best Posts

Michael Lee Stallard

Welcome to the November 7, 2010, early bird edition of leadership development carnival! Alice Snell follows up with More Human Than Capital posted at Taleo Blog – Talent Management Solutions. Moving Forward In An Uncertain World posted at Epic Living – Leadership Development Career Management Training Executive Life Coaching Author. Anna Farmery , the Leadership Development Carnival founder, presents Are you too professional!

We Need to Move Beyond the Employee vs. Contractor Debate

Harvard Business Review

Shouldn’t we be developing more options outside of traditional employment that do just that? ” Yet, a study of 33,000 employees in 26 countries showed that independent workers were more satisfied, innovative, and engaged with their clients than regular employees, even those regular employees designated as high potentials. Organizations must generate more options for workers, and framing the debate around “good work” encourages that innovation.

Possibility Maximizer: The Conference Board

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!

Building a Business Culture That Works for Everyone: An Interview with Diane K. Adams

QAspire

She has spent her career leading teams in Fortune 500 Human Resources organizations. More than a ‘Human Resources’ executive, Adams is a ‘Culture and Talent’ expert. Tanmay Vora] The book has a chapter on building culture of innovation. What advice would you share with a CEO who is struggling to build a culture of innovation? Adams] First, kudos for recognizing the importance of innovation. Diane K.

How to Ignite and Sustain Organizational Growth

Skip Prichard

With the ever-changing dynamics of the workforce, the stewardship of organizational culture is just as important as strategy, talent, product development, or customer service. He helps companies build strong sustained revenue growth through by developing energizing office cultures. You develop a first-class organization by winning hearts and minds. Culture is Created on its Own: You already have a culture, even if you haven’t consciously developed it. Culture Spark.

Possibility Maximizer: SmartBrief on Leadership

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!  Today I would like to highlight an exciting daily leadership resource that will keep you abreast of the latest news and happenings you need to know to be the best leader possible.

Change Your Company with Better HR Analytics

Harvard Business Review

While you would expect online giants like Amazon and companies like Netflix to be early innovators in the use of data to recommend products or movies, you only care about the answer to one question: what does big data mean for the everyday employee and how can regular businesses extract real value from it? The good news is that Big Data is making a difference in places and ways you might not expect, particularly in human resources. Human resources

Possibility Maximizer: Tom Peters Little Big Things Video Series

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!

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Navigator Newsletter #180

Chart Your Course

According to their human resource department, it is harder to get a job at Zappos than to be accepted at Harvard Business School. There needs to be a system for decision-making and development of leaders and managers as well as the reinforcement of values, directions and performance expectations. Leaders in the organization serve as role models through their ethical behavior and personal involvement in planning, communicating and developing others.

Fire the Slugs! And Other Great, No-Nonsense Ways to Retain Your Best People

Strategy Driven

Kortes’ andecdotes, common sense tips and ‘no nonsense notes’ make the book easy to follow and remember. If you are going to maximize your organization’s performance you have to make a conscious, binding top-down management decision and commitment to develop a no nonsense approach to retention. The following are several must-do actions items for retaining the high-value human assets you’ve worked so hard to acquire: Start at the top!

The Global Rise of Female Entrepreneurs

Harvard Business Review

Women''s entrepreneurship has hit a media tipping point. Consider three aspects: Reinvestment: In emerging markets, women reinvest a staggering 90 cents of every additional dollar of income in "human resources" — their families'' education, health, nutrition (compared, by the way, to 30-40% for men. Innovation : When defining innovation as "offering products that are new to some or all customers" in some regions — including the U.S.

Flextime Is Declining, But “Flex Around the Edges” Is Up

Harvard Business Review

New research from the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management finds an “on the one hand, on the other hand” contradiction. At the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI), we call this “flex around the edges.” We’re at a tipping point. Earlier this year, San Francisco and Vermont passed legislation that allows workers to ask for flexible work schedules without fear of reprisal.

Corporate Sustainability Efforts: Feast or Famine?

Harvard Business Review

But in the report " Sustainability Nears a Tipping Point ," MIT and BCG prove their point with a fast-rising graph of companies that recently put sustainability "on the management agenda.". For them, sustainability is a thing to tackle, a functional area; it's a what , like marketing or product development. But sustainability needs to be viewed as much more of a how concept, like quality or innovation.

Five Reasons Social Media Won't Consolidate

Harvard Business Review

These tools are developed in a very fragmented way; I wish there were some integration. For companies that have gradually consolidated their purchases of other kinds of enterprise software needs like enterprise resource planning (ERP) and database systems it may feel intuitive to expect a similar consolidation in social media purchasing. "I wish there was just this one-stop tool for all things social.". "It It would be great if we had one tool that would do everything.".

How to Revive a Tired Network

Harvard Business Review

Make you more innovative. By managing the three key properties of networks that either propel you forward or hold you back—breadth, connectivity, and dynamism—you can develop a stronger network and use it as an essential leadership tool. Creative and sci­entific work has migrated to teams and, more recently, to large, distributed teams like the hundreds of scientists that worked on the human genome project. The result was that their ideas were not developed.