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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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Is HR an Art or a Science?

Do we use our left brain or right brain more in HR? Is HR more about squishy, feel good moments or the cold, hard metrics behind the madness? It’s a little bit of both, according to HR influencer and WorkHuman speaker John Baldino. You may … Read full posting »

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Smiling, and Other Simple Ways to Show You Care

In some ways, it’s amazing that we even need to talk about being civil in the workplace. The three fundamentals of civility that WorkHuman speaker Christine Porath shares with us below were taught to us in kindergarten. But we could all use a refresher on … Read full posting »

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The Toxic Impact of Incivility

Just because civility seems to have disappeared from politics, that doesn’t mean it should be forgotten in the workplace. What does it mean to be civil? How does a lack of civility impact your people and your bottom line? And what role do managers and … Read full posting »

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Joy at Work: Q&A with Improv Asylum’s Chet Harding

Be present. Listen. Don’t take yourself too seriously. These are just a few fun tips from Chet Harding, co-founder of Improv Asylum, on building a more human workplace through the power of improvisation. In our Q&A below, Harding gives a sneak preview of what to … Read full posting »

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You Can’t Ignore Business Ethics & Social Responsibility in 2017

  During a recent visit home, my family and I got into a heated discussion about politics – that is, until my brother told us to “please stop.” He’s tired of politics seeping into everything – TV, radio, work conversations, and even sports. He’s right. … Read full posting »

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