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TalentCulture | September 16, 2014

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Leadership

Hey Kid, Want An Opportunity To Excel?

August 6, 2014 |

In my first job out of college, a senior VP – a man I admired – would occasionally come by my desk at the end of the day and say, “Hey kid, you want an opportunity to excel?” In fact, … Read More

Looking Forward In Workforce Planning

August 5, 2014 |

Looking forward, not back

Workforce planning is becoming more and more sophisticated. Tools such as big data let us better identify and act upon patterns in our workforce, whether it’s in retirements, expansions, or the need to improve skills.

Many … Read More

The Complicated Nuance Of Workplace Bullying

August 1, 2014 | 1

I just didn’t want to go anymore. She made it nearly unbearable.

It didn’t start off that way, though. When we first started working together as colleagues in the same department, our relationship was amicable and tolerant. We because fast … Read More

Don’t: Apologize For Success Or Make Excuses For Failure

July 30, 2014 | 1

Success requires no apologies. Failure permits no alibis.”  Napoleon Hill

When I think of Napoleon Hill, I consider the profound impact he had on my life with his book, Think and Grow Rich.  I always believed that because he was … Read More

Is the Engagement Spark Gone in Your Workforce?

July 30, 2014 | 4

Have you noticed that the passion you once saw in your workers is fading, or completely burned out? The blame game isn’t fun, but let’s just say that most of the time, it isn’t their fault. Organizations will go to … Read More

How to Build a Solid Foundation for Better Work Relationships

July 28, 2014 | 1

Search any of the top business, leadership, or HR blogs and you’ll find that one of the key drivers to employee engagement is clearly communicated expectations. You know this old song and dance; if employees know what’s expected … Read More

Find Your Meaning, Find Your Motive

July 23, 2014 | 1

It can be hard sometimes to find meaning in our work. Filling in forms, typing code, stacking shelves, sitting through the thirteenth meeting of the same committee, these activities throw so many trees into view that we really do lose … Read More

Under What Circumstances Would You Let Your LeBron Come Back?

July 22, 2014 |

“We could not be happier to welcome LeBron James home. Yesterday LeBron, though his essay, told us he wasn’t going anywhere except Cleveland and that ‘Cleveland is where he always believed he would finish his career.’ These words and commitment … Read More

The Craft VS. The Art Of Leadership

July 22, 2014 | 4

I think it’s fair to say that I am an expert, or at least, very exper-ienced, in the realm of arts education. Since leadership is an art form of sorts, I thought I would weigh in with an artistic perspective … Read More

The Halves And Wholes Of Leadership

July 18, 2014 | 2

“Love is born with solar flares From two magnetic poles It moves towards a higher plane Where two halves make two wholes…” –Neil Peart

We simply made it up. Neither of us had really had any … Read More