Presenting…with the Brain

I happened to get my hands on a copy of the January 2012 issue of Convene, a trade mag for the conference planning profession and was leafing through it when I came across an article about the 2011 NeuroLeadership Summit, which was held in late November in San Francisco.  The conference brought together neuroscientists and… [read more]

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It’s Back to School Week for the Carnival of HR!

Now that summer is officially over, we need to get our brains back into high gear to tackle a new work year. This edition of the Carnival of HR does just that by passing along a wonderful grade book full of content that all HR pros and employees need to be effective in the work… [read more]

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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

Can dogs lie?  No, I don’t mean hanging around on the sofa but actually communicate a falsehood?  Curiosity was killing the cat, so to speak, so I put the question to the Dali Lama of the Internet to see what I could find out. I didn’t find much.  Not even my fav Cesar Millan really… [read more]

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Leadership Commandments…Personal or Otherwise

I received this gem of a poem from one of my clients.  We’ve been working together on an intervention to help his department and collective organization get employees more engaged.  Tough thing to do, given folks don’t get recognition or even raises, really and job satisfaction is very high.  Just the fact that he sent this to… [read more]

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HR and Duct Tape

I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Daytona 500 NASCAR race on Sunday courtesy of OrlandoJobs.com. It truly was a lifetime, bucket list experience that I’ll never forget. OMG, it was fun – and LOUD. Being ever the Whisperer though, I couldn’t help but watch everything that was happening around me and how people behaved.… [read more]

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