Putting the HUMAN back in Human Resources

Lead Change Blog

This is the third post in our series: What does HR Really Stand For: Human Resources or Human Remains? Her personal experiences of leading system-wide changes from the middle and the edge of organizations just add exclamation points to her passion.

Human Resources in the Post Deming Era

Deming Institute

There are many ways in which the management of our organizations needs to improve ( understanding how to use data effectively , systems thinking…) and one of those important areas is in managing people. Guest post by John Hunter , founder of curiouscat.com (in 1996).

Top 16 Books for Human Resource and Talent Management Executives

Chart Your Course

It is hands-down the most popular leadership book of all time. He demonstrates that the ability to build trust is THE key leadership competency of the new global economy. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable (2002). Human Resource Champions (1996).

Why Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Work

Lead Change Blog

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a billion dollar business for good reason. An ERP management information system integrates areas such as planning, purchasing, inventory, sales, marketing, finance and human resource.

Will Artificial Intelligence Take Your Job?

Leading Blog

A PEW RESEARCH CENTER study found that Americans are roughly twice as likely to express worry (72%) than enthusiasm about a future in which robots and computers are capable of doing many jobs that are currently done by humans. Human Resources

Time Management Systems

Survive Your Promotion

I was planning to put together a post reviewing a few of the major trends in time management systems. Instead I did a quick search and found a great article which describes in detail some of the major systems out there. Survive Your Promotion!

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Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

L ET’S FACE IT: emotions are an inescapable element of the human experience. Keep in mind, the great majority of people who struggle with poor mental health can be productive and valued employees when the proper support system is in place. Human Resources

8 Principles for Building a High-Performance Culture

Leading Blog

When McCord began her career in Human Resources at Netflix, she began working with Reed Hastings to identify the behaviors that they wanted to see become consistent practices and worked to instill the discipline of actually doing them. Human Resources

Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

Chart Your Course

It’s human nature to resist new responsibilities or rules. Your business is adding a new time-management system, which requires employees to log their hours on specific projects. This past February Yahoo!’s s fledgling CEO Marissa Mayer made her first misstep.

T.O.I.L.E.T. Training™ -- a breakthrough system to improve workplace learning

Great Leadership By Dan

Training System™ -- a new platform that promises to reshape how training is delivered in modern organizations. Training System™ takes the concept to a new level. Training System™, RLI conducted extensive on-site research at some of America’s leading companies.

Mastering Civility

Leading Blog

It depletes our “immune system, causing cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and ulcers.” It also robs us of our “cognitive resources, hijacks our performance and creativity, and sidelines us from our work. Human Resources

Lessons in Leadership to Last a Lifetime

Leading Blog

A FTER 18 YEARS on the MIT faculty, I thought I knew a thing or two about leadership. But in 1999, at the height of the Internet boom, I took a two-year leave of absence to serve as director of system architecture at Akamai Technologies, an MIT start-up located here in Cambridge.

Five Strategies for Hiring Success

Chart Your Course

The room for error in such a system is vast. The post Five Strategies for Hiring Success appeared first on Leadership Speaker and Motivational Speaker for Businesses | Employee Engagement | Gregory Smith - Chart Your Course International.

#Leadership: Humanizing Our Approaches


All extra-ordinary human accomplishments have their roots in some of these virtues. We need to address precisely those things that inspire human beings. We need to humanize our leadership approaches and communication to build a system where intrinsic motivation is more likely to happen.

Employee Retention Survey 2018

Chart Your Course

Horrible leadership main reason! teachers are making more money with the public school system, we are a non profit organization that don’t reward our teachers for obtaining degrees. Comments (Other). Answer. Most employees remain in my organisation till the age of retirement.

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A Lean Look at Value

Leading Blog

Customer value that is based on substance as opposed to perceptions is widely pursued by organizations that aspire to greatness, and is also a fundamental building block of the Lean management system. 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. Human Resourcesby Jacob Stoller. Price is what you pay.

20 Reasons Why Companies Should Do Less Better

In the CEO Afterlife

Farsightedness is essential to effective leadership. The glue that binds leadership, strategy, and execution is people—at every level of the organization. Human capital is the source from which competitive advantage flows or falls. Do Less Better is the name of my book.

Why Great Brands Lose Their Way

In the CEO Afterlife

I am not suggesting restructuring the entire brand management system. Never in the history of marketing has there been so much talk about branding. The conversation in the world of branding is well beyond product and service brand discussion by marketers and ad agencies.

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The Best Things in Business are Free

In the CEO Afterlife

Forget about throwing heaps of cash at such initiatives as computer systems, advertising, equipment, recruiting – even training. Leadership. This is a corollary to leadership and strategy but it is also a core value that must permeate the entire organization.

Possibility Maximizer: Maxim Health Systems' Flu and Wellness Podcast

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional! I highly recommend you download this short but highly informative flu and wellness podcast from the good folks at Maxim Health Systems.

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The 5 Best Bargains in Business

In the CEO Afterlife

For a moment, I’d like you to forget about throwing heaps of cash at such initiatives as computer systems, advertising, equipment, recruiting – even training. Here are the 5 best bargains in the world of business: Leadership heads the list.

What Makes P&G Great?

In the CEO Afterlife

It takes individuals with a lot of confidence in their intelligence and spirit to work happily in this kind of system. Branding Human Resources Leadership Strategy Business Consumer Packaged Goods Integrity Marketing Owen Butler P&G Procter & Gamble Vision

Start Your New Hires Off Successfully | Onboarding

Chart Your Course

According to research done by Human Capital Institute, 70% of new hires decide to stay or leave a company within the first six months. Create a new hire onboarding system that is congruent with the overall company mission, values, and culture.

How to Get a Safe, Smart BYOD Policy off the Ground

Chart Your Course

Don’t rely on employees to devise their own systems to prevent this. Another solution enables employees to create separate workspaces for their personal and corporate information through a cloud-based system. Communication Articles Human Resource Management

What Not to Do When Business Sours

In the CEO Afterlife

A delay (not cancellation) in capital expenditures of such initiatives as office upgrades or computer systems are examples of a good place to start. Most of you have heard the saying, “Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater,” or something to that effect.

Get Creative with Office Rewards and Recognition

Chart Your Course

If your company enforces a points system for tardiness or missed days, this is the perfect chance to erase those points for high performance. In today’s small business world, employee recognition revolves around monetary bonuses.

Where (and When) the Magic Happens

In the CEO Afterlife

Innovation starts with leadership. Leaders must encourage creativity and teamwork, as well as processes and systems that nurture the concepts and execute the results. A picture is worth a thousand words; clichéd but true.

These Are the People You Need on Your Startup Team

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Business leadership researchers tell us that the best traits for your CFO are emotional stability and global ethics. They need to be tech experts, navigating your cloud contact center , social media and customer management systems. Culture Growing a Business Human Resource Management

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Building Teamwork: 6 Proven Strategies

Chart Your Course

There is a direct relationship between leadership and project success. Transformational leadership will drive the achievements of your project, but it is team building that makes it happen.

Change is Bad

In the CEO Afterlife

At Zappos, CEO Tony Hsieh has set his cultural sights on a holacracy management system a radical change from conventional structures. For more on transformational leadership and change management, check out my new book, Do Less Better: The Power of Strategic Sacrifice in a Complex World.

Online Behavior Assessments and the Science Supporting Them

Chart Your Course

Learn More The post Online Behavior Assessments and the Science Supporting Them appeared first on Motivational Business Speaker|Leadership Training |DISC Training.

Human Feedback is the Greatest Path to Efficiency

Strategy Driven

An airplane’s navigation system, the thermostat in your home’s heating unit, and a flashing electronic sign that displays your car’s speed are all examples of feedback that drives improvement. This is so not the way information flows between human beings in the workplace.

Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance

Chart Your Course

They abuse the system. The post Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance appeared first on Leadership Speaker and Motivational Speaker for Businesses | Employee Engagement | Gregory Smith - Chart Your Course International. Underperforming employees are not hard to find.

When tech and HR combine: What I saw at #UltiConnect

Surviving Leadership

They were managing everything through disparate systems, or through no systems at all. Having a system that relieves the administrative burden for something so simple and so basic was a game-changer for these organizations.

Why I cringe when people say “hire for fit”

Surviving Leadership

It’s your systems, your processes, your location, your parking habits, the industry, your policies, your leadership practices, the behaviors of managers, communication… get the point. Companies are constantly looking for differentiators.

Do Vulture Cultures still prevail in Business? | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

Leadership. by John • May 2, 2011 • Human Resources , Leadership • 1 Comment. Organizations can accept that sociopaths are part of the diversity of the workforce and systems developed to identify them. Human Resources. Leadership.

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Leadership in Cybersecurity

N2Growth Blog

Network systems security. Human resource leadership. Meaning, the bad hackers don’t care if you are required to comply with a policy or law, nor do they care about your budget or resources. Digital Transformation cyber leadership security

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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.

Interstate Battery Company: God, Car Batteries, Race Cars and the Family

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At the Interstate Battery System of America, Inc. The post Interstate Battery Company: God, Car Batteries, Race Cars and the Family appeared first on Leadership Speaker | Motivational Leadership Speaker | Greg Smith: Chart Your Course International. Case Studies/White Papers Communication Articles Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction LeadershipInterstate Battery Company. God, Car Batteries, Race Cars and the Family.

What is Great Leadership?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Ted Bagley: All organizations worry about leadership, from the mom and pop community businesses to the giant global entities both domestic and international. Managers tend to govern over process, data, projects and products while leaders tend to utilize human capital to navigate these same areas and participate as part of the process. Good leadership is defined as proper training, rewarding, assisting, coaching and respecting those who “carry the load”.

Chief Leadership Officer: Disrupting the CEO Status Quo

Lead Change Blog

Chris and Bill are at two ends of the same CEO-led management system. The CEO user base is diverse, yet it can be compared to an almost 100% installed “operating” system matched with immeasurably supportive “hardware.”. The CEO System Exposed. Enter the Chief Leadership Officer.

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Hiring (not Firing) for Soft Skills – TTI Success Insights

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Let’s say a candidate you’re considering has been using your CRM system for most of her career. In the short term, you may be confident that she understands the functionality of the system. Perhaps even she’s developed mastery of the system. The post Hiring (not Firing) for Soft Skills – TTI Success Insights appeared first on Leadership Speaker and Motivational Speaker for Businesses | Employee Engagement | Gregory Smith - Chart Your Course International.

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The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional! Tom Foster, Management Skills Blog : Put Out Fires, or Work on the System? - Tom Foster, Management Skills Blog : Put Out Fires, or Work on the System? -

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