Change Management

The Biggest Issue Facing HR May Be Managing Change

PIHRA’s California conference, which concluded yesterday, is, in many ways, similar to other large HR conferences anywhere in the U.S. One of the two or three largest HR conferences, the PIHRA conference offers the usual assortment of workshops, certifications, networking…

When Getting Angry Is a Positive

What if getting angry at work is a good thing? Heresy! Blasphemy! Sin! you say? Not to Susan Bernstein, a PhD executive coach and leadership consultant. Now don’t go thinking she’s suggesting you need a rage room, or that everyone…

What It Takes to Become An Agile Organization

To survive, organizations must anticipate, prepare and respond to the challenges of a changing world and evolving workplace. To thrive, organizations must seek to become agile, functioning effectively and efficiently even as they adapt to new, rapid and ongoing forces…

Stop Managing By the Book and Start Innovating

Right now, your company likely has 21st century Internet-enabled business processes, mid-20th century management processes, all built atop 19th century management principles. While no company would put up with a 1940’s-era phone system, or forgo the efficiency enhancing benefits of…

3 Steps to Making Feedback A Habit

The strongest way to make a new culture stick is by transforming new behaviors into regular habits. To really make feedback a part of your culture, follow these steps: 1. Training First, really make sure the behaviors your employees are…

How To Implement Agile Project Management

The word ‘agile’ has been a buzz word for some time now. Agile – by definition – is the ability to move quickly and easily. Agile from a project management perspective is typically used within technology projects; however, other types…