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. 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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Human Capital Institute's Employee Engagement Conference

Michael Lee Stallard

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.

Possibility Maximizer: The Human Capital League

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!   If you are passionate about HR and talent management I am confident you will find the Human Capital League to be a great resource for professional development.

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 Capital and Firm Performance.”. The Stock And Flow Of Human Capital.

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!

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.

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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Benefits of Hiring a Professional Keynote Speaker

Career Advancement

Career Development Empower Employees Human Capital Q&A with Joel Talent management Training“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”. Ray Kroc. Easton Asks: I want to hire a great professional keynote speaker for an event I’m helping to plan.

Human Capital Measurement

Chartered Management Institute

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.

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!

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?

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. Wasting Valuable Resources of Human Capital.

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

Corporate Training for Your Company | 3 Step Plan

Career Advancement

As the Chief Human Resources Officer at a multi-billion dollar company, she had hundreds of aspiring leaders not prepared for the next level. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”. Benjamin Franklin.

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.

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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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."

High Performing Employees

Career Advancement

Thorough onboarding greatly improves retention , according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Be a Great Boss Employee Retention Empower Employees Human Capital Real Leaders, Real Stories Succession planning Talent management Training

Six Team-Building Phrases Used by Great Leaders

Career Advancement

Be a Great Boss Build Relationships Communication Skills Empower Employees Human Capital Provide Feedback Q&A with Joel Teamwork“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives.

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?

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.

Leadership – It’s Not About You

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital Leadership Management LinkedInIf you think leadership is about you, your ego has led you astray. Leadership has little to do with you and everything to do with those you lead. If you think leadership is about the bottom line, think again; it’s about the people. Without the people there is no bottom line.

How to Get Ahead: Self-Directed Learning

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital Innovation Productivity Inc Self-directed learners, or autodidacts, possess the capability to chart their futures in ways that can give them an advantage over their less ambitious contemporaries. I should know, I am one!

5 Ways to Become Indispensable

N2Growth Blog

Communication Human Capital Productivity Strategy Inc The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “indispensable” as being absolutely necessary and not subject to being set aside or neglected. Wouldn’t you like to become indispensable to your customers? Sure, you would!

Freedom to Shine: Empowerment through Free Will

N2Growth Blog

Corporate Culture Human Capital Leadership Strategy Inc There is recent research that points to the notion that the belief in free will is a significant predictor to personal achievement.

Work Performance and the Perils of Comparison

N2Growth Blog

Corporate Culture Human Capital Management ProductivityLet me take you back in time. You’re in 8th grade. You’ve signed up for your first guitar lesson and the teacher plays Led Zeppelin’s “ Stairway to Heaven.”

The 4 Most Powerful Leadership Words You Can Use

Career Advancement

Be a Great Boss Build Relationships Communication Skills Empower Employees Human Capital Leadership Skills Q&A with Joel Teamwork“Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” Misty Copeland~.

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Talent Wins

Coaching Tip

Most executives today recognize the competitive advantage of human capital, and yet the talent practices their organizations use are stuck in the twentieth century. With this playbook, the authors aim to help executives deploy human capital as effectively as they deploy financial capital. Books Business Coaching Career Ethics Leadership Memes Personal Life Skills Tips What is Work life competitive advantage Design Dominic Barton human capital Ram Charan

People Analytics: Using Big Data to Gauge the BIG + BETTER Picture

Women on Business

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The Importance of Corporate Training Quantified [Infographic]

Women on Business

Infographics corporate training employee training human capital infographic We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

Welcome to Strategic Planning 2.0

N2Growth Blog

Human Capital Strategy Inc As a strategy consultant, I have had the opportunity to review a lot of strategic plans over the years. It’s been truly amazing to discover just how many major organizations develop strategic plans that contain little more than a whole lot of budget estimates and revenue projections.

How Women Leaders Adapt

Leadership Freak

Susan Thomas Susan Thomas, Managing Consultant with IBM Business Consulting Services, Human [.]. Communication Influence Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher business consulting services Culture human capital solutions Leadership Leadership Development organizational success womenGlobal organizations do business in countries where men are given more status than women. Wise business leaders, for the sake of effectiveness, adapt to cultures.

Managing a Successful Career

Coaching Tip

Professor Wayne Baker in his book, "Achieving Success through Social Capital: Tapping Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks" says, "There is deeply rooted myth in North American culture that shapes our behavior. Let's not waste another minute.if

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10 Practices That Drive Innovation


They examined some of the best people management practices at organizations known for innovation and found several ways that those companies develop and manage their human capital. Innovation burkus creativity human capital innovation organizational culture

Entrepreneurs: Do you have a People Strategist?


Siddharth is the author of How Many: A Human Number , an free ebook on designing customer centric HR interventions. Enter, the Human Capital Strategist! A Human Capital Strategist can provide just that. It refers to the underlying human processes at work.