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


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?


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

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

Chart Your Course

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. via Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015. The post Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015 appeared first on Leadership Keynote Speaker and DISC Training.

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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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, 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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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?

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.

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!

Human Capital Measurement

Chartered Management Institute

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.

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.

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.

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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Executive Hiring For a P.E. Portfolio Company – Soft Skills

N2Growth Blog

Your investment is a tangled web of interrelated human wheels and cogs. Human Capital Executive Search executive searchPart Two – Core, Soft Credential Constituents.

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.”

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."

Stefania Mallett, Founder of ezCater Creates a $1B Unicorn

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital Opinion Talent Leadership IconsThe way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. At least, that’s how my grandmother used to describe it. Maybe there’s still something to this adage. Stefania Mallett turned this old idea into a billion-dollar tech unicorn called ezCater.

3 Strategies to Build Inclusive Teams

N2Growth Blog

Corporate Culture Human Capital Leadership Opinion team building Board Diversity diversity in business inclusive leadership

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. Take the time to understand that your coworkers are human.

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.

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~.

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How to Become a Better Mentor

Career Advancement

Be a Great Boss Branding Build Relationships Communication Skills Employee Retention Empower Employees Human Capital Leadership Skills Q&A with Joel Succession planning Talent management Work Promotion“One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.” — John C.

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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.

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

How to Book the Right Motivational Speaker

Career Advancement

Empower Employees Human Capital Leadership Development Real Leaders, Real Stories Succession planning Talent management Training“Experience is a master teacher, even when it’s not our own.” ? Gina Greenlee. Joyce, a manager at a fast-growing IT firm, had been tasked with finding the perfect motivational speaker for her company’s training seminar. She needed someone truly capable of nurturing her high-performing employees’ growth.

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

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.

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.

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Leadership Interview: Ego Versus Eco with Ronald van Weegen

N2Growth Blog

I met with Ronald van Weegen , a seasoned senior executive in both Leadership Development and Human Resources. So it’s a holistic part of you as a human being and not only about working hard and executing all day.

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.

Choosing the Best Motivational Leadership Speakers

Career Advancement

Empower Employees Human Capital Leadership Skills Real Leaders, Real Stories Talent management Training“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born—that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.”. Warren Bennis. Randall, an HR executive, felt that he and many other company managers possessed excellent leadership skills.

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.

Great Leadership Qualities

Career Advancement

Career Development Getting Ahead Human Capital Leadership Leadership Development Leadership Skills Q&A with Joel Talent management Training“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” Vince Lombardi.

Strategic success through people

Lead Change Blog

Change Management human capital planning Management people management strategic planning Posted in Change Management How prepared is your organization to implement your strategic plan and move the necessary change forward? Strategic success requires more than a strategic plan; it requires the right employees with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time. The essence of the Strategic Plan is the set of strategies that will [.]