Is It Really A Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Thing?

Just finished reading Ben Eubanks’ blog on men in HR for his “National Geographic Exclusive” and it struck me enough to stop what I was doing and start writing.  Not that I don’t LIKE writing a session description for a total rewards seminar, but… Good question to explore – why is it that men have traditionally… [read more]

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Going Out on a Limb, Here

Didn’t get to go to the SHRM annual conference in San Diego this year (or any year for that matter), so I took it upon myself to try to read as much as I could about all the conference doings and such.  After my bazillionth blog, it hit me.  A LOT of these fine folks… [read more]

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Volkswagen and the Leap to Recognition

Read a great article in the February 2010 edition of FAST COMPANY magazine about Volkswagen’s “drive to succeed in America.”  Author Ellen McGirt asserts that if Volkswagen wants to be the world’s number one auto maker, it must first win over America.  Tough stuff.  America that is.  By the way, how many beans do you… [read more]

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64 Ways to Show Employee Love

I was listening to the radio the other day on my way home from the ever-present swim team car pool drive (an hour and a half round trip, ugh) and heard the radio jockeys talking about Valentine’s Day and an article on they found on the Internet related to “64  Ways to Say I Love… [read more]

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Social Intelligence and the Biology of the Pack Leader

You know, as the HR Whisperer, I’m really enamored with the whole idea of creating top performing organizations through positive behavior change. One of my favorite mentors, Cesar Millan, says, “A dog that doesn’t trust its human to be a good pack leader becomes unbalanced and often exhibits unwanted or antisocial behaviors.” It struck me… [read more]

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