Complimentary Resource – Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth

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Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth. Click here for more information on Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth. You just finished reading Complimentary Resource - Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth !

Fueling Business Process Management with the Automation Engine that Can!

Strategy Driven

Organizations deploy automation technologies as the primary resource in their Business Process Management. You just finished reading Fueling Business Process Management with the Automation Engine that Can! !

10 Online Resources To Help You Write Like A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Check out the following online resources that will help you work on different aspects of the writing process. The first thing you should be concerned about is getting the right resources for the content you write.

Thanks to Jobjet for featuring my TEDx talk among 21 other essential HR resources

ReImagine Work

21 Brilliant Training Resources to Turbo Charge Your HR Career – Justin Dennis, Jobjet. Thanks to Justin Dennis for including my TEDx talk (Putting the Human Back into Human Resources ) among resources like Daniel Pink’s books, in his article over at Jobjet.

Featured on Blog Talk Radio with Maia Aziz: Putting the Human Back Into Human Resources

ReImagine Work

What inspired my particular interest in Human (accent on the human) Resources? Maia Aziz, host of Morning Moments at Blog Talk Radio was good enough to invite me to her show. We talked about what it means to be human at work and create a pro-human workplace.

Mindful Mondays – Two Resources from Google’s Jolly Good Fellow

Next Level Blog

In this installment of Mindful Mondays, I’m sharing two resources brought to us by Google’s Jolly Good Fellow, Chade –Meng Tan. Even though he started out as an engineer at Google, Jolly Good Fellow is Meng-Tan’s job title today. He earned it by coming up with the most popular internal training course at Google, a program on mindfulness and meditation called Search Inside Yourself. Click headline to continue.

Featured on Workplace Wellness Radio on putting the human back into human resources

ReImagine Work

So fun being interviewed by Kathryn Kemp-Guylay, host of the Workplace Wellness Hour for KDPI FM on putting the human back into human resources.

Complimentary Resource – 7 Steps to Building Your Keyword List

Strategy Driven

Search engine optimization, or SEO, begins with creating a keyword list of phrase terms that people are actually using to search for your product or service. You just finished reading Complimentary Resource - 7 Steps to Building Your Keyword List ! 7 Steps to Building Your Keyword List.

The Strategy Driven Guide to Boosting Your Website’s Performance

Strategy Driven

It is how you can become a true resource to your customers, and how you can attract new, organic traffic streams. If you don’t have the resources or skill needed to do this, hire a company who can make these improvements for you.

100% Of Companies Have This Problem

N2Growth Blog

You; yes you, are allowing the expenditure of precious time and resources on silly processes that add no value whatsoever – they should be eliminated immediately. Process by default will never provide the benefits of good process engineering by design.

Here’s Why Your SEO Strategy Isn’t Working

Strategy Driven

For this reason, it is very important to keep on track of Google’s and other search engines guidelines. If you’re confused about analytics, there are plenty of resources to help you become a Google Analytics expert.

Off-Site SEO: Maximising Your Search Potential

Strategy Driven

Over the years, search engines like Google have had to make their algorithms more and more complicated. As a part of this, search engines like to make sure that your website is trustworthy before they display it to their users. Otherwise, search engines will stop favoring your website.

Online Resources for Exploring the Ideas of W. Edwards Deming

Deming Institute

There are many online resources for those looking to improve the practice of management in their organization in a way consistent with Dr. Deming’s management system. The Deming sub-Reddit is a social site with links to online Deming blog posts, articles and resources.

The Teen Brain - Advice and Resources

Building Personal Strength

These relationships determine whether a teenager will grow up equipped to pursue being a doctor, a lawyer, an executive, an engineer, a scientist, or other professional careers. In another post I described the phases of child brain growth. At each phase, different areas of the brain are developed. Two important things happen during each phase - forestation and pruning.

Why Entrepreneurship Programs for Engineers Fail

Harvard Business Review

Entrepreneurs are known for their creativity and risk tolerance; engineers, mathematicians, and health care workers typically aren’t. Consider, for example, the ideal attributes of a civil engineer building an interstate bridge near your home. Do you picture a risk-tolerant engineer who is highly comfortable with uncertainty, or one who tends to prefer mathematical certainly? Jeffrey Coolidge/Getty Images.

Great Digital Companies Build Great Recommendation Engines

Harvard Business Review

Perhaps the single most important algorithmic distinction between “born digital” enterprises and legacy companies is not their people, data sets, or computational resources, but a clear real-time commitment to delivering accurate, actionable customer recommendations. Recommendation engines (or recommenders ) force organizations to fundamentally rethink how to get greater value from their data while creating greater value for their customers. Laura Schneider for HBR.

Servant Leadership at the Speed of Trust

Lead Change Blog

Resources Art Barter Concordia University Irvine HR Certification Institute Servant Leadership Institute SHRM Stephen M.R. TRUST. MOTIVATION. COLLABORATION. Are these the types of words that come to mind when you think about your experience of leading (or being led)?

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Tech Comm Writers, Ensure Google Notices You: Capitalize on Organic SEO

Strategy Driven

How can technical communicators optimize their technical documentation search engine rankings and get noticed by Google? If there are webpages that describe who are considered to be beginner users, intermediate users, and advanced users, inserting hyperlinks to the keywords to and from the documents would effectively increase the number of internal links within your site and enhance Google’s indexing for search engine ranking.

The New HR Analytics: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The New HR Analytics: Predicting the Economic Value of Your Company’s Human Capital Investments Jac Fitz-enz AMACOM (2010) A brilliant explanation of “the first holistic, predictive management model and operating system for the HR function” Those who have read one or more of Jac Fitz-enz’s previously published books know that he possesses superior reasoning and [.].

Don’t Leave Workplace Civility to Chance

Leading Blog

Chris is the author of the Amazon best seller The Culture Engine , the best seller Leading At A Higher Level with Ken Blanchard, and five other books. Human ResourcesW E'RE FACING a respect crisis. Civility and respect are not the norm in daily workplace interactions.

Are Countries Prepared for the Increasing Threat of Engineered Bioweapons?

Harvard Business Review

Their feat heightens concerns that rogue regimes and terrorists could similarly modify or engineer pathogens and use them as weapons. After an engineered agent is released, we would likely have a window of only several weeks to prevent it from causing a global catastrophe. These platforms aim to detect any pathogen, including engineered microbes, with accuracy from small samples of blood and urine that do not require skilled technicians to collect or process.

Two thought-provoking perspectives on the “crisis of capitalism”

First Friday Book Synopsis

I presume to suggest, further, that you register to receive email updates on other resources that are also available at [.]. transformational innovation in product and process technologies to minimize resource use the “short-termism” of so much modern business lies at the heart of many of today’s problems The challenge for business is to meet global needs in a sustainable fashion The remedies for capitalism Two thought-provoking perspectives on "the crisis of capitalism" Unilever

Featured Leading Voice: Mary Schaefer

Lead Change Blog

She specializes in manager/employee interactions with organizations employing engineers, scientists and IT professionals, helping managers/owners successfully coach employees to tap into their own initiative and resourcefulness to deliver results.

The Twin Engines of All Great Companies

Harvard Business Review

Within most executive teams, this turbulence is playing out as a different debate: What levels of resources should we continue to devote to the United States and Western Europe, and how fast should we shift resources to the growing markets of Asia, Latin America and Africa? Tomorrow's always a day away: The business in the developed world promises more resources to its counterparts in faster growing markets, but doesn't deliver.

Credit comes later

Lead on Purpose

Innovative engineers are recognized for their inventions.

They seemed so normal in the interview…

Survive Your Promotion

The final straw was when he called in sick to work on a day he was assigned as a key resource to a major project by emailing a picture (I swear I’m not making this up) of two chopsticks taped to his arm with duct tape, claiming his carpal tunnel was acting up and he couldn’t type!

Fighting the Fears that Block Creativity

First Friday Book Synopsis

To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * What does it take [.]. Whittier Professor in Mechanical Engineering Doug Dietz GE Healthcare's magnetic resonance-imaging (MRI) equipment IDEO Stanford's Hasso Plassner Institute of Design ("d.school") The Ten Faces of Innovation the University of Tokyo Tom Kelley David Kelley HBR Blog NetworkHBR email alerts

The Talent Crisis in U.S. Engineering

Harvard Business Review

I joined Memorex Corporation in the early 1980s as a mechanical design engineer. For example, if engineers don't possess the know-how needed to limit the material and energy cost of setting up and operating cloud services, IT can't scale as it needs to. Layers of software distance consumers, designers, and engineers from the underlying physical infrastructure. Such over-provisioning adds to the cost of service and, in a resource-constrained world, is not sustainable.

Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

First Friday Book Synopsis

To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network.

The Missing Market for Failure

First Friday Book Synopsis

To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * We are told that some large fraction (possibly 80 percent) of [.]. Bob's blog entries admittingfailure.com Airbnb Engineers without Borders (Canada) Fred Wilson Harvard Business Review blog HBR email alerts Joshua Gans Melbourne Business School Microsoft Research (New England) please click here.

A Lean Look at Value

Leading Blog

Desperate to make the most of scarce resources, they began a relentless campaign to eradicate any expenses or activities that didn’t contribute directly to the value that customers would willingly to pay for. By the Lean definition, non-production activity, including IT, engineering, HR, accounting, and yes, senior management, can only provide value indirectly through their support of production. Human Resourcesby Jacob Stoller. Price is what you pay.

Want to Cut Complexity? Kill Your Darlings.

In the CEO Afterlife

Each engineer has a pet feature they’d like included in Samsung phones. To do that, Samsung’s leaders must sacrifice the egos of their engineers. There are plenty of generic strategic choices to drive a business forward.

Featured on Paula Vail’s radio show, Why Am I So Happy? Topic: Pro-human workplace

ReImagine Work

Topic: Pro-human workplace appeared first on Mary Schaefer, empowerment authority, speaker, coach & trainer for those in engineering, scientific & IT-related positions. [link]. First 24 minutes). “No one wants to feel dispensable or replaceable at work.

America's Next Top Engineer: She Needs Your Models

Harvard Business Review

Imagine the world in 2030, more resource-constrained than ever—but then suddenly benefitting from a breakthrough approach to harnessing wind energy. If we could only put the same level of resources into inspiring girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) that we do into discovering America's Next Top Model , the chance wouldn't seem so remote. They help dispel stereotypes about engineering and who can be a computer scientist.

Free Business Plans for Small Business Owners and Start-ups

Strategy Driven

The Refining the Plan resource that comes with it is helpful, especially if this is your first crack at writing a business plan. Small Business Administration Business Plan Engine. Entrepreneurship Recommended Resources Strategic Planning

Lessons in Leadership to Last a Lifetime

Leading Blog

Back then, the vast majority of Akamai’s 100 engineering staff had been recruited directly from MIT and other top universities. He is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at MIT. A FTER 18 YEARS on the MIT faculty, I thought I knew a thing or two about leadership.

Hire a Great Chinese Engineer by Impressing His Girlfriend's Mom

Harvard Business Review

I thought hiring good engineers would be easy when I launched my startup, Julu Mobile , in Shanghai in early 2011. After all, China produces 600,000 engineering graduates each year, and as a former Google product manager I thought knew how to attract them.

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Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015

Chart Your Course

Leadership is the engine that drives successful organizations. According to a recent Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report: GLOBAL organizations today must navigate a “new world of work”—one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership, talent, and human resources.

10 Ways to Get More Video Views | StrategyDriven

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Everspark Interactive (ESI) is a full-service, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Agency specialized in getting their clients’ websites to rank in the top position on Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Everspark Interactive was founded in June 2009 by internationally-known Search Engine Optimization (SEO) expert, Jason Hennessey and 20-year marketing veteran, Chris Watson.

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The very good reason you need to deal with the underperformer

ReImagine Work

The post The very good reason you need to deal with the underperformer appeared first on Mary Schaefer, empowerment expert, speaker, coach & trainer for those in engineering, scientific & IT-related positions.

Employee Retention Ideas

Chart Your Course

Cisco CEO John Chambers said, “A world-class engineer with five peers can out produce 200 regular engineers.” Employee Retention Employee Satisfaction Surveys Good Places to Work Human Resource Management employee retention ideas

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Top Leadership Experts to Follow in 2015

Modern Servant Leader

I write, teach and consult across the world on human resource strategy. Author of The Culture Engine & six other books. Resources leadership and management expert Leadership Development Leadership Speakers Servant Leadership Top Leadership Experts

3 Ways LinkedIn Benefits Businesses Beyond Being a Job Board

Chart Your Course

Your profile page includes an SEO-oriented description field that displays up to 156 characters on search engine previews, with room for more characters that can be viewed by human readers. Communication Articles Hiring hiring tips Human Resource Management Job interviewing MillennialsFacebook and YouTube may be more popular with consumers, but for businesses, LinkedIn is the favored social media platform.

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