Leadership

Will They Contribute to Your Gift?

“No one wanted to contribute to her holiday gift.” The assistant manager told me that during the holidays, it is customary for all employees of her retail store to chip in to buy the store manager as well as the…

6 Steps to Great Talent Reviews

It’s great news that talent reviews have become almost universal in larger organizations, avoiding the fads that have overtaken HR processes like performance management. The fact that most companies do them, however, doesn’t mean that they’re done well. We often…

We Should All Celebrate a Touchdown

At one time in the NFL, excessive touchdown celebrations on the field were frowned upon by the league and penalized as unsportsmanlike conduct. Nonetheless several players and teams routinely defied this practice, creating their own celebration rituals like the Ickey Shuffle,…