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Human Resources: How do we still call it ‘human?’

Human Resources

Please explain to me how Human Resources operates in a ‘human’ way. I see the process ways, the protocol ways, the compliance ways, and the cover-your-ass ways. Where are the human ways? Continue Reading

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Employee engagement ideas: Cut the BS

Employee engagement ideas

Saying that your company has a “purpose-driven mission alignment around core values and employee experience” is BS and fluff. It means nothing to a rank-and-file worker, and it hurts employee engagement. So let’s cut the crap. Continue Reading

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End the deification of the workaholic

Workaholic

The workaholic culture will never end, and especially among males — but we can at least reduce the ways we deify it and treat it as vain-glorious, no? Continue Reading

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The death of middle management

Middle management

Middle management has been a punchline for decades now, and is often thought of the place with enough process to choke a farm of horses. Is the Knowledge Economy finally going to kill it? Continue Reading

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The vital necessity of flexible work schedules

Flexible Work Schedules

Flexible work schedules are so logical as a concept. But — most organizations totally whiff on how to do this properly. Why? And how could it get better? Let’s talk about this openly. Continue Reading

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Micromanaging: Can it be prevented?

Micromanaging

We’ve all had the micro-manager boss. But where does he/she come from, and how can he/she be prevented? Continue Reading

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Organizational Change: Avoid ‘The Spreadsheet Mentality’

Organizational Change and The Spreadsheet Mentality

The Spreadsheet Mentality is a business concept born from “what’s measured is what matters.” And it absolutely murders productivity and efforts at organizational change, even though executives tend to deify it. Continue Reading

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Onboarding: Revolve it around stories

Onboarding

If people are truly job-hopping more than ever, then onboarding is tremendously important. But most companies still do it horribly. What if we shifted the focus ever so slightly, though? Continue Reading