Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing?

“Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.” - Heather Bussing
 

Get Real, Show Your Ink

On July 23, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Only when they see you as human and real will they be open to you as a genuine leader, and not merely a person occupying a position above them. Show your ink.” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque (an excerpt from Dr. Dewett’s forthcoming book, Live Hard)

On May 26, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“To achieve a dream and find real success almost always requires some form of innovation. Innovation, in turn, almost always requires you to deal with a sacred cow or two – whether making personal change or leading an organization. What are you waiting for?” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

Employer Brand and The Rules of Your Tribe

“When you live your cultural values and you can clearly define the rules of the tribe, the employer brand isn’t just a promise or a proposition. It’s a clear definition, and introduction, and a gateway to the tribe.” - Susan Strayer LaMotte
 

Small Scenarios 2: The benefit that is rarely used is about to get used a lot

You need to develop an image of what happens the day that all of the critical people are busy grieving or at funerals. The 2-page paper on bereavement leave gives you a point of departure for addressing the issue in your organization. There are no answers here, just really good questions.
 

Do We Need a Different Type of Leader During a Crisis?

On April 21, 2020, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Will leaders with certain qualities rise to the occasion of the Coronavirus pandemic while others stumble or even fall? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, author of 10 books and 150+ scientific papers on the psychology of talent, leadership, innovation, and AI.
 

Rethinking the Golden Rule at Work

On April 2, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Let’s begin with a new and improved rule. For leaders, the rule is to treat others kindly with appropriate fairness.” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

What’s the Right Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak?

On April 1, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Jason Lauritsen, Leadership, by Jason Lauritsen
“For a moment, I wondered if I was wrong in feeling the way I did. How should I be feeling? There seemed to be a wide array of options based on the responses I’d received.” - Jason Lauritsen
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Building a Better Life and Helping Your People Do the Same

“We have been solely focused on improving the experience that people have at work…But, we have overlooked something really important. As humans, we need help living better lives and having better relationships.” - Jason Lauritsen
 

Before You Engage In A Difficult Conversation

Putting off difficult conversations can have consequences. But, sometimes the best course of action is doing nothing. Jamie Resker explains how to evaluate whether you should have a discussion with an employee, and if so, the best way to handle it.