The Human Capital Advantage

In the CEO Afterlife

Competitive intangibles are the source from which competitive advantage flows or goes, and human capital is the primary source of every competitive intangible. My soapbox rants on leadership, strategy and executional principles and practices are for naught without the right human capital in the right place at the right time, every time. In the pursuit of the best human capital, this is a very good thing because great leaders never stop trying. .

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ReImagine Work

If you are in business, you might hear the term “human capital” and not give it a second thought. It objectifies those who are employed to get work done —also known as human beings. Objectifying employees can be harmful from a human dignity standpoint. It can also blind us to the advantage organizations can realize, based on abilities that are particular to humans alone. Again, “human capital” is a term that is needed.

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The Human Capital Advantage

LDRLB

Competitive intangibles are the source from which competitive advantage flows or goes, and human capital is the primary source of every competitive intangible. My soapbox rants on leadership, strategy and executional principles and practices are for naught without the right human capital in the right place at the right time, every time. In the pursuit of the best human capital, this is a very good thing because great leaders never stop trying.

Wasted Human Capital

Coaching Tip

The extent of wasted human capital,” wrote the report’s authors, Anthony P. Current Affairs Failure Memes Skills admissions advantage children of alumni community colleges human capital SAT scores University of MichiganA Georgetown University study of the class of 2010 at the country’s 193 most selective colleges found that as entering freshmen, only 15 percent of students came from the bottom half of the income distribution.

Are You Managing Human Capital or Leading People?

The Practical Leader

Is your organization staffed by human capital? ” Phrases like “head count,” “human capital,” and “my people,” dehumanize and objectify. We could push this further and make the same argument for “human resources.” This year’s survey by Deloitte (with the badly chosen title of Human Capital Trends) concludes that organizations need to reinvent themselves with a human focus.

Does Human Capital Matter?

LDRLB

For your company to achieve high performance, you need to acquire and nurture the best and brightest human capital available and keep these investments in your company. This is the bottom-line conclusion of a study recently published in the Journal of Applied Psychology entitled “Does Human Capital Matter? A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship Between Human

Register Now for Human Capital Institute (HCI) Webinar on Connection Culture

Michael Lee Stallard

I’m excited to share that I’ll be participating in the Human Capital Institute’s (HCI) #StorytellingTuesday webinar series on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. We’ll be talking about why there really is one “best” type of culture, and how people analytics and workforce planning are instrumental to achieving the human connection that is essential for both individuals and organizations to thrive, no matter what comes their way.

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Does Human Capital Matter?

LDRLB

For your company to achieve high performance, you need to acquire and nurture the best and brightest human capital available and keep these investments in your company. This is the bottom-line conclusion of a study recently published in the Journal of Applied Psychology entitled “Does Human Capital Matter? A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship Between Human Capital and Firm Performance.”. The Stock And Flow Of Human Capital.

Human Capital Institute's Employee Engagement Conference

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Human Capital Institute’s Employee Engagement Conference Published by Michael Lee Stallard on August 26, 2010 06:27 pm under employee engagement On October 6, I’ll be speaking about leadership, employee motivation, productivity and innovation at the Human Capital Institute’s Employee Engagement and Retention Conference in Boston.

Possibility Maximizer: Human Capital Handbook 2011

Sales Wolf Blog

Today I have a great resource from the folks at HubCap Digital with the inaugural volume of its Human Capital Handbook. The Resource: HubCap Digital's Human Capital Handbook 2011 What It Covers: This free download from HubCap Digital is the organization's first installment of what is meant to be a "living document" that continually evolves to adapt to the needs of its audience facing an ever-changing. Happy Friday - I hope you have had a wonderful week!

Possibility Maximizer: The Human Capital League

Sales Wolf Blog

Department of Labor HR.com, your human resources community for knowledge, expertise and resources IQPC Worldwide - Business conferences, events, workshops, seminars & masterclasses IQPC Personal Accountability - a CORE Foundation for Customer Experience Creation Without QBQ Personal Accountability, no organizations culture will flourish, no Customer Experience will be maximized. SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!

Possibility Maximizer: Human Capital Institute's Top Talent Blogs

Sales Wolf Blog

Today I would like to feature a great blogging resource from the Human Capital Institute that I was recently honored with inclusion in. The Resource: Human Capital Institute's Top 50 Talent Blogs What it is: Each year the analysts at the Human Capital Institute (HCI) evaluate hundreds of blogs in an effort to identify the top talent blogs to follow over the coming year.

Virtually Attend HCI’s National Human Capital Summit

Michael Lee Stallard

This afternoon I’ll be speaking at the National Human Capital Summit in Atlanta. Tomorrow night I will attend the awards ceremony for the Management Innovation Exchange’s HCI Human Capital M-Prize. You can attend the event online by registering at this link.

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The Three Human Capital Management Concerns Keeping U.S. CEOs Up At Night

Great Leadership By Dan

Three concerns crucial to human capital management leadership over the next few years are: 1. By Bhushan Sethi , PwC managing director in the firm’s Advisory practice, focused on human capital issues. Guest post from Bhushan Sethi: Most US CEOs say technological advances will transform their businesses within the next five years. But almost three quarters say they’re worried about the skills gap in their organizations.

Human Capital Measurement

Chartered Management Institute

Possibility Maximizer: I4CP's Critical Human Capital Issues of 2011 Report

Sales Wolf Blog

Today I have a great resource from my friends at the Institute for Corporate Productivity (I4CP) that will clue you in to the top issues facing human capital management in 2011. The Resource: The Institute for Corporate Productivity's Report on Critical Human Capital Issues of 2011 What it Covers: Eric Davis, the author of this report provides a great description of the information it contains: This Happy Friday - I hope you have had a wonderful week!

Complimentary Resource – 21st Century Human Capital Management.

Strategy Driven

Click here for more information on 21st Century Human Capital Management : Adapting to the Demands of Change. StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P.

Counter Offers, Human Capital & Retention

Rapid BI

Human capital retention is the key strategy to talent management. Human Resources & Talent Management counter offer human capital human resources retention talent managementWhen an employee hands in the resignation should we make a counter offer to retain them?

2020 Top CHRO List – The People Leaders To Watch

N2Growth Blog

These Human Resource leaders represent the top 25 human resources leaders shaping careers, culture, and talent at the world’s most innovative people driven companies. The 2020 Top Chief Human Resource Officers. Buckingham is also is walking Human Resources omnichannel brand.

12 Global Human Capital Trends, 2014 (from Deloitte) – Lead & Develop; Attract & Engage; Transform & Reinvent

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here’s your heavy lifting reading for the day/week… As most of us do these days, I get multiple daily e-mails, with reading suggestions for the day. This morning, my LinkedIn Pulse e-mail started off with a link to this Forbes article, Successful Organizations Need Leaders At All Levels by Roger Trapp. It was prompted by the […]. Randy''s blog entries

5 Ways to Make the Best of Human Capital

Ron Edmondson

Are you taking the advantages of human capital? Here are 5 ways to capitalize on the people value of your team: Brainstorm – Have assigned times periodically where everyone on the team gets to give input into the organization’s future. How are you currently taking advantage of human capital? Related posts: Are You Taking Advantage of Human Capital? Wasting Valuable Resources of Human Capital.

Great Leadership Trains

Career Advancement

Demonstrate your integrity by keeping your word and showing that the human element of what you do matters more than anything else. Career Advancement Career Development Empower Employees Human Capital Leadership Leadership Development Leadership Skills Real Leaders, Real Stories Talent management“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”

HCI M-Prize - Enter Your Best Idea! @hackmanagement @human_capital

Management Craft

The contest is put on my Gary Hamel's Management Innovation Exchange (the MiX) and the Human Capital Institute (HCI). Last year I had the pleasure of participating in, and winning , the HCI M-Prize competition for management innovation. It is time for the 2011/12 competition and here is why I think you should enter. The prizes? Yes, that is fun, but not the most compelling reason. Contributing to the collective intelligence of managerial sciences? Yes, that is a great thing.

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Feedback Is a Funny Thing with Gerard Coops Ph.D.

N2Growth Blog

As a human, I can become aware of my behavior, but I can’t change the way I am unless I am aware of it. Human Capital Leadership Communication executive coaching

Enter Your #Management Ideas for @human_capital M-Prize @hackmanagement

Management Craft

A couple of weeks ago I suggested that you share your best ideas and enter the HCI M-Prize (hosted by HCI and the Management Innovation eXchange) for management innovation. And while it is nice to win, the greatest outcome is getting engaged and getting feedback on your idea and sharing it with others. See more here. There are 30 days remaining and so far 33 ideas have been submitted. Check them all out! For example, here is an interesting one called, " Culture Eats Strategy."

3 Strategies to Build Inclusive Teams

N2Growth Blog

Corporate Culture Human Capital Leadership Opinion team building Board Diversity diversity in business inclusive leadershipIf you’ve ever played a team sport like soccer or basketball, you quickly learn that while it is helpful to have an “all-star” player, the best teams leverage the talents of all their players on the field and elevate everyone’s game in order to consistently win.

Digital Hiring: What Are You Worried About, Exactly?

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital Executive Search executive hiring interviews job interviews Digital Hiring Digital HiresIn my last article, I spoke about the importance of managing candidate relationships while searches are on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we figure out how to navigate from here, I’d like to think outside the box a bit about digital hires.

Leadership Interview: Connecting With People is The Key Competency

N2Growth Blog

With this dynamic, we need to understand that human connection will be more important than ever to lead effectively. DH: Another characteristic critical to human connection is the ability to respond to situations. There is a real need for humans to be able to take in information and respond with the right amount of EQ and IQ along with your personal experiences brining to a conclusion that makes the best sense for a given situation.

Instill Confidence in Employees

Career Advancement

Be a Great Boss Build Relationships Communication Skills Empower Employees Human Capital Leadership Leadership Skills Provide Feedback Q&A with Joel Talent management“Trust is a core currency of any relationship. Sometimes our need to control and micromanage everything erodes our confidence in ourselves and others. The truth: People are much more capable than we think. A hearty dose of trust is often what’s needed to unlock the magic. Go ahead, have faith.”. Kris Carr~.

10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

N2Growth Blog

Human nature makes it very difficult to walk away from areas of passion. If you fail to care about people at a human level, at an emotional level, they’ll eventually leave you regardless of how much you pay them. Human Capital Attracting the best talent Attracting the best workers Keeping the Best Employees Keeping Top Talent Retaining Top Talent Talent Management Talent Retention Top Talent

The Impact of a Great Leader

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital Leadership Executive Search executive search impactful leadership leading impactfully CEO LeadershipI am always surprised by the impact that just one person can have on a team or an organization. In particular, the speed which that effect takes place. I have seen examples in multinational enterprises, where the appointment of a new CEO resulted in a change of atmosphere within a few weeks.

More Than a Buzzword: Let’s Be Honest About Diversity and Inclusion

N2Growth Blog

Human resource departments are instilling D&I training for hiring managers and discussing their role in hiring diverse employees and creating a culture of inclusion. Human Capital Executive Search OpinionDiversity and inclusion is a buzzword in the business world, countless company websites tout their commitment to building diverse teams and inclusive cultures.

Leading with Gratitude

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital Leadership leadership leadership and gratitudeAt N2Growth, we aspire to practice what we preach when it comes to taking care of each other and caring for our clients in a way that is unparalleled. As we look ahead to the upcoming holiday season and ringing in the New Year, we reflect over the past year’s opportunities for growth, learning, and overcoming.

6 Defining Values of a Leadership Culture

N2Growth Blog

Another human resource colleague of mine cares deeply about changing their culture, but she isn’t the CEO, and without the CEO caring, it will never get the attention it needs. Corporate Culture Human Capital Leadership Management Opinion best leadership practices CEO CEO Coach CEO Coaching Culture of Leadership culture strategy David Olson leadership leadership development

Leadership Interview: Mehdi Tazi, CEO at Beassur Marsh Shares His Perspective on Talent Gaps

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital Executive Search thriving during a recession Talent ManagementI recently had the privilege of speaking with Mehdi Tazi Chief Executive Officer at Beassur Marsh , a Morrocan based insurance brokerage during our global leadership tour. We discussed the global issue of talent gaps within organizations and what he believed was the cause and possible solutions to the problem. Interview Summary.

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How Employee Engagement Drives Customer Satisfaction

N2Growth Blog

Case Studies Corporate Culture Human Capital Opinion chief human resource officer culture by design Culture of Leadership employee engagement Employee Engagement Drives Customer Satisfaction human resources N2growth N2Growth Africa Sandra BurmeisterResearch shows there is a direct correlation between engaged employees and the satisfaction of your customer and ultimately achieving your business outcomes. In other words, employee engagement drives customer satisfaction.

Employee Engagement And Empowerment

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital employee engagement empowering employees leadership development Sandra BurmeisterEmployee engagement is defined as an active state related to productivity and innovation. Engaged employees can be described as being fully immersed in and enthusiastic about their work. This emotional attachment means that employees will go above and beyond the call of duty. Employee Engagement differs from employee satisfaction. Satisfaction can be described as being happy at work.

How to Build a Resilient Company Culture That Will Help Every Employee Thrive

N2Growth Blog

Johnson & Johnson, for example, exploits the concept with their Human Performance Institute’s Corporate Athlete Resilience Program. Corporate Culture Human Capital Leadership Opinion business transformation C-suite csuite Culture culture by design culture strategy james kerr Jim Kerr leadership Leadership and Resilience leadership development resilience

10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

N2Growth Blog

Human nature makes it very difficult to walk away from areas of passion. If you fail to care about people at a human level, at an emotional level, they’ll eventually leave you regardless of how much you pay them. Human Capital Talent Management Attracting the best talent Attracting the best workers Keeping the Best Employees Keeping Top Talent Retaining Top Talent Top Talent Talent Retention

Human Capital Management - automating the abuse of your most valuable asset

Chartered Management Institute

A while back I started collecting examples of business-speak that I found alarming. Some simply seemed to set out to confuse. Others were intended to make the speaker seem clever - usually for their own benefit. But the worst examples were ones where the term indicated an absence of care and concern for the people in an organisation. Worse still would be ones that not only threatened an absence of care but potentially the abuse of people.

Executive Presence Training

Career Advancement

Career Advancement Career Development Empower Employees Executive Coaching Executive Presence Human Capital Leadership Development Q&A with Joel Succession planning Talent management Training“Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” Peter Drucker.

Candidate Management During a Crisis

N2Growth Blog

While in the second year of my profession the great recession hit and had a significant impact on my area of expertise including venture capital, and private equity-backed technology companies. Consider the following recommendations for effective candidate management during a crisis: Empathize: In a situation like this, it is human nature to think about one’s own health, safety, career, and expenses first. I am no stranger to the challenges of candidate management during a crisis.

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3 Tips To Get Discovered By Executive Search Firms

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital executive search executive hiring Career TipsI liken the executive search process to a grown-up version of the game “hide and seek” Brands across every sector are the seekers. Executives tend to hide. If you want to learn how to get discovered by an executive search firm— keep reading. The “playground” is big and complex. It spans geographies, industries, and functions. To most, it is unfamiliar. It is also competitive.