Elizabeth Pieters accepted into Forbes Human Resources Council

N2Growth Blog

Forbes Human Resources Council is an Invitation-Only Community for HR Executives Across All Industries. has been accepted into the Forbes Human Resources Council, an invitation-only community for HR executives across all industries.

Human Resources in the Post Deming Era

Deming Institute

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 provides a comprehensive (yet very easy to read) summary of four decades of scientific research on human motivation, exposing a startling mismatch between what science knows and what business does. Human Resource Champions (1996).

Carnival of Human Resources at HR Observations!

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional! Podcasts With John Miller » May 13, 2010 Carnival of Human Resources at HR Observations!

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. For this strategy to be effective, leaders must start by taking a top-down approach to dealing with mental health in the workplace. Human Resources

Carnival of Human Resources at the Talent Junction Blog!

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!

Someone to Know: Q&A with Rockwell Automation Senior Vice President of Human Resources Susan Schmitt


What do strategy, saddles and sequins all have in common? Susan is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Rockwell Automation. When not leading HR strategy for this global organization, she’s pursuing her other passions – horses and ballroom dancing. Susan Schmitt! She is leading the company’s efforts to build leadership capability and make Rockwell a place where employees are energized to do their best work and attract the very best talent.

Stubbornness and Strategy: Birds of a Feather

In the CEO Afterlife

From as far back as my days in brand management, I have held a deep affection for strategy. Because without strategic stubbornness, the hard barrier lines that contain the strategy will blur. Tight Strategies Don’t Limit Opportunity. Strategy is critical to clarity.

How to Take Your Retention Strategy to the Next Level

Let's Grow Leaders

The post How to Take Your Retention Strategy to the Next Level appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Human Resources Winning Well retaining top talent retention strategy

How to Create a Personal Brand Strategy Statement

In the CEO Afterlife

To do that, you’ll need a brand strategy. The strategy and the positioning for a personal brand isn’t that different from a product or service brand; your intent is to position yourself in the best way possible to achieve the desired objective.

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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

Strategy for Non-Strategic Leaders

In the CEO Afterlife

These are the folks who don’t know the difference between strategy and tactics – those who view strategy as a needless constraint. Ironically, sticking to a well-conceived strategy makes decisions easy. Many have never lived through strategy’s positive effects.

Five Strategies for Hiring Success

Chart Your Course

The key to finding the right people for the right job is to approach hiring empirically with a sound strategy. Here are five strategies to help you improve the way you hire new employees. It’s never been easier to find warm bodies to fill job slots.

The Essence of Strategy (Part 2) | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

The Essence of Strategy (Part 2). by John • October 30, 2011 • Human Resources , Leadership , Marketing , Strategy • 4 Comments. And yet, specificity and focus is the key to great strategy. Competitive advantage is strategy’s ultimate purpose.

Minimalism: Doing More, with Less

In the CEO Afterlife

As human beings in a society obsessed with consumerism, our options for nearly everything in life are limited. I recently read this editorial by Jacob Carey in The Concordian. As a proponent of ‘do less, better’ the piece struck a chord.

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Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First

Leading Blog

I F PEOPLE NOT COMPANIES, generate value, why isn’t talent at the center of every company’s strategy? In fact, talent must lead strategy. This is a group that consists of the CEO, the CFO, and the CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer). Human Resources

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Building Teamwork: 6 Proven Strategies

Chart Your Course

The post Building Teamwork: 6 Proven Strategies appeared first on Business Motivational Speaker|Team Building |DISC Training. Employee Engagement Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction Leadership Development Team Building

The Chronically Unhappy Employee

Lead Change Blog

Workplace Issues Communication depression giftedness happiness HR Human Resources Management mental health people management relocation team

How Do You Diagnose an Organization?

Nathan Magnuson

Culture Human Resources Influence Leadership Organizational Effectiveness Questions Strategic Thinking consulting culture diagnosis influence mission needs organizational diagnosis strategy

10 Questions to Ask Your Employees Every Quarter

Leading Blog

Then compare it to your current team and ask yourself, as the leader, would it be possible to adopt some of those successful strategies? Human Resources

8 Critical Stages for Anyone Creating Change

Nathan Magnuson

Communication Culture Human Resources Leadership Organizational Effectiveness Strategic Thinking change change management communication culture empowerment strategy vision

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Why Complexity Sucks

In the CEO Afterlife

This strategy requires sacrifice. To enact the ‘do less better’ strategy, you have to buy into the notion that 20% of your effort delivers 80% of the rewards. Unlike PepsiCo , Coca-Cola’s corporate strategy is to resist diversification and focus on non-alcoholic beverages.

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Leading Without Direct Reports

In the CEO Afterlife

Branding Human Resources Leadership Life Marketing Strategy Business CEO Crisis Management Culture In the CEO Afterlife John Richard Bell Mentoring Purchasing Purpose Supply Chain Management Vision

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Talent Magnet: How to Get and Keep Top Talent

Leading Blog

More than vision, strategy, creativity, marketing, finance, or even technology, it is ultimately people who determine our success.”. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. Human ResourcesI S YOUR ORGANIZATION a Talent Magnet ?

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Predictive Analytics Tools Can Create a Better Workforce

Strategy Driven

Predictive analytics (PA) is well known in many business arenas but has never entered Human Resources until recently. It is most frequently used to predict very specific individual behaviors in Human Resources. Understanding What Predictive Analytics Is.

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What Connects Coca-Cola, Lego, In-N-Out, Intuit, and Nike? Focus.

In the CEO Afterlife

Companies that appreciate the power of sacrifice also appreciate that ‘do less better’ is a winning strategy at both the corporate and functional level. Coca-Cola’s focus begins at 30,000 feet, where corporate strategy is crafted.

20 Reasons Why Companies Should Do Less Better

In the CEO Afterlife

Do Less Better is also a culture and a strategy of organizations and their leaders. Strategy tells you what not to do. The glue that binds leadership, strategy, and execution is people—at every level of the organization. Do Less Better is the name of my book.

Futren’s Strategies for Employee Retention

Chart Your Course

They ride the ups and downs of the economy more closely than the healthcare, government, or high-tech sectors, and average two to three times the rate of employee turnover, according to 2012 numbers from the Society for Human Resource Management.

Charismatic Leadership: Style or Substance?

In the CEO Afterlife

This means skillfully executing strategies that propel companies to superb fiscal performance over the long term. Branding Human Resources Leadership Marketing Strategy Have you ever watched a charismatic person “work” a room?

Knowledge Is Power. Data Isn’t.

In the CEO Afterlife

Branding Human Resources Leadership Marketing Strategy Apple Business CEO Culture Entrepreneurship In the CEO Afterlife information Innovation IT Mentoring technology VisionHow many times have you heard that “knowledge is power?”

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Why Great Brands Lose Their Way

In the CEO Afterlife

Kaz Hirai , Sony’s new CEO, thinks his strategy to rebuild the electronics business is clear – concentrate on gaming, digital imaging and mobile devices. Never in the history of marketing has there been so much talk about branding.

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The Moral of Workplace Morale

In the CEO Afterlife

In other words, the pundits inherently assume that their morale-lifting tactics and strategies apply to any organization, no matter the product or service in which they are engaged. Ditto the strategy for enhancing morale.

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Boldness Should Never Stand Alone

In the CEO Afterlife

Weak, wishy-washy strategies have no place in 21 st century business. Human Resources Leadership Marketing Strategy BP Culture Donald Trump Entrepreneurship Howard Schultz Life Mentoring Starbucks Vision

Why Boards Should Give a Damn About Culture

In the CEO Afterlife

I am advocating that culture should be as important to a company’s Board of Directors as the business strategy. For all intents and purposes, culture is the strategy. strategy. Superb strategy and execution comes from the people within the enterprise.

Who Makes Resolutions Come True? YOU

In the CEO Afterlife

Branding Human Resources Leadership Life Marketing Strategy Uncategorized Do Less Better In the CEO Afterlife Vision The approaching New Year invites the contemplation of resolutions.

The Best Things in Business are Free

In the CEO Afterlife

This is a corollary to leadership and strategy but it is also a core value that must permeate the entire organization. Human Resources Leadership Life Strategy Apple Business Chanel Coco Chanel Culture Google In-N-Out Burger Innovation Patagonia Red Bull Steve Jobs Zappos

Why Uncontrollable Factors are Norm to Great CEOs

In the CEO Afterlife

But in the context of taking charge and leading human beings during major or minor crises, every chief executive is blessed with the luxuries of time, subordinate counsel, years of related experience, and knowhow imparted by pundits in thousands of books, journals and case studies.

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Want to Cut Complexity? Kill Your Darlings.

In the CEO Afterlife

The strategy I’ve grown to love and count on over a 45-year career is do less, better. Strategic sacrifice begins at 30,000 feet with corporate strategy. There are plenty of generic strategic choices to drive a business forward.

How to Thrive Against Giants

In the CEO Afterlife

The same argument can be made for strategies. The very best strategies aren’t generated by outside strategic planning consultants who bill thousands of dollars a day. Rule number one: don’t try to copy the giant’s strategy or its culture.

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Why Leaders Believe that Tomorrow is a Better Place

In the CEO Afterlife

Or could it be something more, something about the human spirit that has us looking ahead to a better future for ourselves, our families, and every living thing on the planet. To every one of us, the future is important.

In Praise of Average Joes

In the CEO Afterlife

Companies, large and small, cannot survive without great leadership, sound strategy and flawless execution. But the resource that continues to be overlooked by CEOs and Boards is the organization’s Average Joe.

Marissa Mayer’s Big Play for Good Reason

In the CEO Afterlife

The strategy worked like a charm. Reversing several years of declining revenue is never easy, and turnaround strategies based on doing more of the same, but trying to do it much better, seldom work.

Why Directors Should Give a Damn About Culture

In the CEO Afterlife

I am simply advocating that culture should be as important to a company’s Board of Directors as the business strategy. After all, culture is the strategy. Provide perspective and input to the long-term business strategy.

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