Teambuilding

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,…

4 Diverse Work Styles and 3 Ways to Manage Them

Are you satisfied with the performance of your team? Are they producing the right results individually and collectively? Every day, I interact with senior executives struggling to tackle a variety of business challenges, dissatisfied with their own answers to these…

To Be a Real HR Pro, Stop Caring So Much

Today’s lesson in disruptive HR is: “How To Be A Crappy HR Pro.” Our leader is Brad Lutz. president of Acuity HR Solutions. His 5 minute instructional video was filmed before a live DisruptHR audience in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the…

Is Cultural Alignment Even Possible?

“Culture is everything people do.”  — Unknown There are over 58,000 results when you Google “cultural alignment.” I will save you the reading time and share the common thread: “cultural alignment” — “organizational alignment” — is an HR poster child. If your organization is not…

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…

Being a ‘Selfless Giver’ Can Be Bad for You

Recognize This! – Givers find energy when they give in self-protective and personally meaningful ways, and when they are recognized and reminded of how their contributions matter. It’s not just about giving and taking anymore. Recent research by Adam Grant…

4 Habits of Highly Dysfunctional Teams

The following is adapted from the authors’ new book,  Accelerating Performance: How Organizations Can Mobilize, Execute, and Transform with Agility Savvy HR leaders know that high-functioning teams are the engines of performance in organizations. Yet teams that are able to…