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What work and social environments, personal attributes and characteristics are conducive to developing creative performance and innovation? If creativity and motivation to be innovative can be assessed and measured, how does that affect talent management practices? What does it take to create an innovative culture and the related talent management practices that make continuous improvement part of your every day way of doing business.

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Developing Emotionally Effective Leaders

When it comes to emotional intelligence, the gap between knowing and doing is holding many leaders back. While it has become widely accepted that emotional intelligence is a key ingredient of leadership success, leaders struggle to translate ... Read more
Blog

Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude Beyond the Scheduled Holidays

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: 3 days ago

Thanksgiving is a holiday dedicated to being grateful. But what about the remaining 364 days of the year? My family, like a lot of families, is spread far across the country, so planning the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday was a complicated process. We had the good fortune of deploying ambitious planners and gracious hosts, coupled with the modern conveniences of group text messages to determine when and how to host the holiday to accommodate the schedules of nearly 30 family members.

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Podcast

HCIPodcast: Agile Incentives to Drive Engagement

Podcast | Published: November 14, 2014
Beginning with looking at how rewards and recognition strategies have changed over the past decade, Melissa Van Dyke of the Incentive Research Foundation takes an in depth look at rewards and recognition specifically the key factors that when ... Read more
Blog

The Working Mother of the Future: How Demographics Will Force Change for Women at Work

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: November 14, 2014

Human capital professionals play a decisive role in successfully Recruiting, Developing, and Keeping 21st Century Female Leaders, but they must take a critical look at their company’s generational and gender biases, recruitment tactics and talent management practices. The demand for family and women friendly workplace practices and cultures will gather steam due to changing generational and societal shifts. What will you do to ensure your company’s standing for the future?

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Four Ways to Maximize Engagement of Your Millennial Workforce

Blog | Author: Lior Arussy, Founder and President, Strativity Group | Source: HCI | Published: November 14, 2014

We live in a world where meeting expectations is no longer sufficient. Customers expect exceptional experiences and have plenty of other choices should you not rise to the occasion. As millennials become the majority of workplace staffers in 2015. Is your company ready to embrace their culture?

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Are You a Balanced Leader?

Blog | Author: Amanda Young Hickman, Founding Partner, Insight Experience | Source: HCI | Published: November 13, 2014

Leadership is a great balancing act: short term and long term; investment and return; innovation and efficiency; head and heart.  Leaders relentlessly live F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous quote: "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."

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