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Put Your Mind to It!

10/24/2014

I have a four-year-old son that was very much a surprise to our family. He came along well after our third child was born. It is always interesting to be the oldest parents in the pre-school class activities. Of course, I wont tell you how much older--that is a story ... Continue reading Put Your Mind to It! »

Playing Games to Improve Employee Retention?

10/17/2014

Video games have been around since the popularization of the personal computer. Not to date myself, but I remember my Tandy computer that included a floppy disk of “Pong.” Of course, the Tandy games were soon replaced by an Atari game system. It makes sense that using games would have ... Continue reading Playing Games to Improve Employee Retention? »

Learning analytics for business impact

10/09/2014

Recently Kenneth Fung, senior director, strategy, delivered an Infor HCM webinar on how a smarter approach to data can give LD the edge. Click to access the webinar recording. In the past, the training department was required only to report on its activity levels. How many people had it trained, ... Continue reading Learning analytics for business impact »

Inforum 2014 – the key takeaways

10/03/2014

Did you miss Inforum this year? If so, you missed something special. It wasn’t just the buzz, although you’re bound to have plenty when 7,000 customers get together (3,000 new since last year). It wasn’t the fantastic music, food and fun, although I’m pretty sure being in New Orleans helped ... Continue reading Inforum 2014 – the key takeaways »

Data Talent Management

10/02/2014

Big Data is getting big traction in companies across the globe. Leveraging Big Data to drive talent management is a stated objective of many organizations. I came across this article at www.Wired.com discussing the impact of Big Data in improving organizations. Leveraging data to make wise business decisions makes good ... Continue reading Data Talent Management »

Leaders: Born or Made? Take Your Pick...

09/18/2014

Are great leaders born or made? Well, there are many ways to teach and develop greater effectiveness in leadership. There are volumes of books, short courses, degrees, and, of course, jobs that develop great leaders. On the other hand, there are some who believe great leaders are born with special ... Continue reading Leaders: Born or Made? Take Your Pick... »

Disruptive by Design

09/11/2014

The word disruptive typically has a negative connotation. It takes me back to my school days and all the trouble that somehow seemed to follow me around. Have you ever considered disruption as an effective tool for generating new ideas and innovations? I first came across Daniel Pink, the author ... Continue reading Disruptive by Design »

What NOT to Do!

09/04/2014

Many leadership and management guides focus on what to do” as a leader instead of what NOT to do.” Obviously, both are very important, but I came across an article in CBS Money Watch that focuses on five things great bosses never do. (I think there are more than five!) ... Continue reading What NOT to Do! »

"Leader Follower" Loop as a Leadership Strategy

08/28/2014

The concept of the feedback loop has been used by many disciplines for decades. Have you ever considered the leader follower feedback loop? Recently I came across an article describing the natural feedback loop that exists between a leader and a follower. Each and every day there are subtle and ... Continue reading "Leader Follower" Loop as a Leadership Strategy »

Wisdom From the Street

08/21/2014

At the end of a busy day on a recent trip to San Francisco, I decided to relieve some stress by going for a jog around Union Square. It was a gorgeous day in a beautiful city with conditions that were perfect for some outdoor exercise. At the end of ... Continue reading Wisdom From the Street »



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