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Some Thoughts on 2017 and the Evolving World of Work

April 14, 2017 | TalentWave

As 2017 unfolds there is no question we are in the midst of a dramatic transformation of the workforce and the workplace. Driven by megatrends that are permanently altering the way work gets done, and by whom, there are a number of issues ...

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CHRO Insights: Keys to Leading Transformational Change

March 23, 2017 | AlignOrg Solutions

At the HR Policy Association CHRO Summit, I had a chance to have lunch with the former CHRO of Procter & Gamble, Dick Antoine. Dick is also the former National Academy of Human Resources President. As a fellow professional charged with ...

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Crack the Code for Tech Hiring at a Glance

March 22, 2017

The war for tech talent has become increasingly harder to win as the supply of qualifed candidates doesn’t meet the demand of technical positions currently open or being developed. 

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Effective Change Leadership Requires Action

March 9, 2017 | AlignOrg Solutions

Today, top level executives have more pressure than ever to deliver differentiated products and winning strategies to the marketplace. Much of the overall design vision and ability to give clients what they need before they themselves know it, ...

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10 Benefits of an Aligned Organization

March 2, 2017 | AlignOrg Solutions

Unfortunately, it is difficult to achieve perfect organization alignment; however, the better aligned the organization the more you can realize the benefits above. Sure, alignment is an investment of time and money, but in today’s ...

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The Role of Leadership in Change Management

January 21, 2017

Leaders aren’t immune to the pressure of people’s expectations. After all, employees look to their leaders for a lot—clarity, connection, and accountability—particularly in the midst of change.

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3 Don'ts for Leaders Who Want to Grow

November 25, 2016 | Fierce

Your job as a leader is to build people up. To give others credit and not worry about the people who are wishing you ill. If you want to grow, here are three things to stay away from.

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3 Easy Steps as a Leader to Challenge the Status Quo

November 21, 2016 | Fierce

When you hear the word, status quo, what do you think? In this environment, many leaders know that status quo will not get their organizations where they need to go. Innovation needs to happen, and it needs to happen fast.

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3 Tips to Help You Confront Your Boss

November 10, 2016 | Fierce

Confronting someone is scary. It can be even scarier to confront your boss. Often times, the anxiety you feel is strong enough to make you want to bury your head in the sand, no matter what the issue. However, avoiding confronting ...

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3 Tips for a Happier Team

October 28, 2016 | Fierce

Are you happy? Is your team happy? Happy can sometimes feel like a soft word. Or something that feels pretty abstract.

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Advice to Young Women

October 17, 2016 | Fierce

Navigate your life one conversation at a time. You already are, whether you realize it or not. Your time in school, your eventual career, your relationships and your life will succeed or fail, gradually then suddenly, one conversation at a time.

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The 4 Big Bets Every HR Organization Should Be Making

October 13, 2016 | Oracle Human Capital Management

Two months into 2016 is a good time to step back and assess whether HR leaders are making the right bets. Enough of the year is behind us to get an early feel for what to expect, yet there’s still time to course-correct.

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Nature vs. Nurture: Are Leaders Born or Developed?

September 30, 2016 | Fierce

The question of whether leaders are born or developed is a hot button issue that often draws a line in the sand forming two camps: Nature vs. Nurture. I see it fitting right up there with politics and religion as a topic to avoid at a party if ...

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Five Do's And Don'ts For Deploying HR Cloud Applications

September 20, 2016 | Oracle Human Capital Management

Companies must ask some important questions—of themselves, of their human capital management (HCM) cloud vendors, and of implementation partners. Consider the following five do’s and don’ts as you plot your move to HCM cloud.

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Practicing the Art of Courage

September 15, 2016 | Fierce

A martial arts sensei said, “You are always practicing something. The question is - What are you practicing?”
In Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, written during his year in a one-room cabin, is this evocative quote: “The ...

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