Teambuilding

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…

What Every New Manager Should Know

Note: This is the second in a series of interviews conducted by Rob Cahill, CEO of the management-training and education firm Jhana, with industry leading scholars, CEOs, founders and consultants on the topic of management. This week, he interviews Simon Cooper,…