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.

Question Your Unquestionable Truths

On February 27, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, Organizational Effectiveness, by Dr. Todd Dewett
You can’t achieve excellence or stay ahead of the competition without occasionally reexamining your organization’s foundational beliefs and practices. Dr. Todd Dewett shares three examples of fundamentally flawed – yet common – organizational practices.

Could we have made the first trip to the moon in 2020?

On February 10, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Tech, HRExaminer, Leadership, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
“The question is, could we do it all today starting from scratch? Assuming the technical solutions are all in place, why might a trip to the moon not be possible today?” It’s more than an interesting question from Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D.

Employer Brand: Member of the Tribe

“An employer brand is nothing without culture. And culture is the delivery of the promise. That’s where the tribe comes in. When asked what culture is, I use the word tribe. A functioning tribe has rules to join, rules to leave, and rules that keep the tribe running smoothly.” - Susan Strayer LaMotte