Last month I wrote about my plan to read at least one book a month this year. I’m happy to report that I finished my January book... in February. The January selection was The Big Sort, which has been sitting on my book shelf for four years, along with a lot of other books I … [Read more...] about January Reading & Writing Update
Can you gain insight into the past and future of HR in a book that takes a 1/2 hour to read? The answer is yes. The book is "I Am HR" by Laurie Ruettimann." In it she gives us a brief (thankfully) overview of HR's negative reputation and quickly moves into the future of … [Read more...] about I AM HR – Book Review
This week I read a book that should be on a banned book list. It is a book that is subversive and dangerous to our highly held beliefs about how organizations should work. If this book was required reading in college classrooms the legions eager to burn themselves out working … [Read more...] about A Dangerous Book
Do you feel like stretching the brain muscle a bit today? Ever wonder how to get around the conventional HR thinking? Or maybe you just want to spend a few minutes a day challenging your thinking? I have the book for you: What thinks you?: A Fool's Eye View of Human … [Read more...] about What Thinks You?
Have you ever looked around and wondered how you got where you are? Reflecting on your life are you satisfied? Or maybe you wish you were in a different place or had made different decisions? Using business research, Clayton Christensen’s new book “How Will You Measure Your … [Read more...] about How Did You Get Here?