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#SHRM17: A New Perspective on ‘All In’

At SHRM’s annual conference in New Orleans this week, the theme was “all in” – what it means to be all invested in your career, in the business, and in your people. What happens when you’re not all in? What if you don’t treat your … Read full posting »

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How to Kill Happiness at Work – Part 2

One of our most popular blog posts last year was titled, “How to Kill Happiness at Work.” Either HR people are really cruel or they’re genuinely concerned about the happiness of their employees (we’re guessing it’s the latter). In that post, I shared some interesting … Read full posting »

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Researcher and Storyteller Brené Brown Joins WorkHuman 2018

  Emotions are an innate part of the human experience. Just because you step foot into an office or a meeting doesn’t mean you automatically let go of the emotions you carry with you outside of work. Our workplaces wouldn’t be very human if that … Read full posting »

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6 Lessons Learned at WorkHuman 2017

Last week we held our third annual WorkHuman conference – an event that has grown five times in size since its inception in 2015. This year, 1,600 HR leaders gathered at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge to learn how social recognition, connection, and appreciation … Read full posting »

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Employees for Life

(Listen to our interview with Lee Burbage in the episode of WorkHuman Radio embedded at the top of this post.) Heading up the people team at The Motley Fool, one of my favorite self-appointed duties is to greet Fools (that’s what we call each other … Read full posting »

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5 Ways to Create a Work Experience that Mirrors Your Best Customer Experience

(Listen to our interview with Jeanne Meister in the episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post.) Job candidates and employees expect their workplace experience to resemble their experience with Amazon, Apple, or Netflix. And they have the power to provide instant … Read full posting »

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Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the WorkHuman regional forum at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass. I particularly enjoyed the session delivered by Great Place to Work®’s Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president certification production. She presented some fascinating data behind the Fortune … Read full posting »

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4 Myths About Rebooting Performance Management

(Don’t forget to listen to our interview with Tamra Chandler in the WorkHuman Radio podcast embedded at the top of this post.) One busy Friday, I met with a West Coast client in the morning and returned to my office to take a call from one of … Read full posting »

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Building a Culture of Excellence in Healthcare: Q&A with AtlantiCare’s Roseann Kobialka

Few people have such a diverse and rich background in healthcare as Roseann Kobialka, assistant vice president of organizational development at AtlantiCare, a nationally recognized healthcare organization in New Jersey. Kobialka recently celebrated her 40th work anniversary at AtlantiCare, where she started as a staff … Read full posting »

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My Job Could Have Been Great

It’s easy to remember the bad boss. The person who didn’t give you feedback or coaching. The leader who wouldn’t engage in ongoing conversations or feedback because she was too busy with her own job to stop and spend time recognizing good performance in the … Read full posting »

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