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Post date: December 13, 2016
Our recent presidential election in the United States has stirred many emotions and raised eyebrows across our great country. It is hard to be reminded that we are not perfect and harder still to face that we are not able to fully control our personal circumstances. In a moment that was remarkable...
Post date: July 13, 2016
Whether you want to rid New York City of ghosts or a profession of one of its nagging stereotypes, you have to be disruptive. Proton-pack energy streams worked well for Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd to clear New York’s infestation in Ghostbusters, but demystifying a profession can be a bit more...
Post date: January 12, 2016
A discussion with an intrapreneur got the author to think about the pros and cons of embedding innovation teams in tech hubs or similar innovation districts. ------ Eric (not his real name) is an intrapreneur at a large Canadian company operating in the service sector. Innovation is high on the...
Post date: January 28, 2016
Can you imagine arriving for your first day of work, full of excitement and eager to dive into your new responsibilities, only to discover everyone has apparently forgotten you were coming?   Sounds like the premise of a TV sitcom, but sadly, that's exactly what happened to me several years ago....
Post date: June 26, 2015
Have you followed the drama in the media lately stirred by some big name companies scrapping the old performance appraisal process to make room for more agile, employee friendly and manager–centric versions of managing employee performance—the so called "check-ins"  The Trouble with Grading...
Post date: December 22, 2015
Work life has changed drastically over the past two decades. We have gone from working with single information objects such as typewriters to working with constant digital distractions like emails, text messages, social media updates, and so forth. In this 24/7 distracted environment our attention...
Post date: July 28, 2016
A while ago, I saw this piece about a better offer letter by Henry Ward of eShares. I thought it was a smart solution to something that may not be immediately perceived as being a communication challenge. And while it seems eShares’ impetus was to help candidates better understand equity, I think...
Post date: January 19, 2016
Research cited by Forbes estimates that more than half of companies sampled (over 60 percent) are investing in big data and predictive analytic tools for use in guiding human resources decisions.i Problem is, not all analytics are created equal. Not all technologies can measure the specific ROI of...