Consider These Three Things Before You Engage In A Difficult Conversation

“At work, at home, and in life, people fall short of our expectations and do things that irritate and disappoint us. The behaviors and actions of others can trigger feelings of anger, irritation, and anxiety.” - Jamie Resker
 

The Problem with Corporate Values

Corporate values are not always what they seem. Insincere proclamations and ignored platitudes in values statements can become a powerful negative influence when they are practiced and defended with conviction. Dr. Todd Dewett explains.
 

Rethinking the Golden Rule

On November 25, 2019, 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
 

3 Ways to Retain Employees and Stop the Bleeding

Great news! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 3.6 million people quit their jobs in July 2019 in the U.S. “Wait. Turnover is bad for me. Why is this good news?” “Great question,” writes Maren Hogan.
 

When Best Practices Don’t Work

If you want to do what other people were doing last year, spend a lot of time navel-gazing, and define success according to conventional standards.
 

Ducking Risk and Shifting Blame in Hiring

“Hiring is the single riskiest responsibility for most managers. Like the Kobayashi Maru, hiring appears to be a no-win scenario – the perfect storm of problematic job responsibilities.” - Bob Corlett
 

Learn to Trust Your Gut

On May 20, 2019, in Data, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, Victorio Milian, by Victorio Milian
“For those looking to figure out solutions to the problems facing their respective organizations or careers, learn to develop, refine, and trust your gut. ” - Victorio Milian
 

Office Press Conference

On May 17, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“The office press conference is not dedicated to only one issue, it’s run by the employees, and it’s always productive.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment – How to Make Smarter Decisions (And Avoid Looking Dumb)

On May 16, 2019, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, Learning, Talent Management, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“In the real world, there is rarely enough time or information to make a reasoned decision, and even if there were, there is no pre-defined formulae to solve the problems we have.” – Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
 

When is Termination 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