There are few things more ridiculed in corporate culture then the middle manager. Executives usually get their fair share of hate but they also get some glorification as “kings of industry” or job creators. We rarely see the middle manager treated in such glorious … [Read more...] about Who knew? Middle Managers Have Value
In Tuesday's post I talked about why you need marketing. Go check that post out if you didn't already. Back? OK great. Let’s talk about how you can use marketing concepts in HR. Regardless if your company has a large marketing department or no department, that doesn't mean you … [Read more...] about Marketing Tips for HR
Today's post is courtesy of Tim Baker from Markham Ontario, I "met" him on the Twitters and found that he always has something interesting and challenging to add to the conversations. Make sure you connect with him. Thanks for the post Tim! Recently, during a Twitter … [Read more...] about Don’t Get Lost in Transition
I think all of us agree that living in a bubble is a bad thing. It is good to get out there and challenge yourself and your firmly held beliefs. It is good to realize, acknowledge and accept that people live different lives then us. That is pretty much conventional wisdom. Every … [Read more...] about Beware the bubble
A while back I was in a meeting and I thought I might have overstepped a boundary. Not a cringe worthy “way too personal” kind of boundary but more of a “should I have interrupted and spoken my mind?” kind of boundary. This happens a lot to me and I wasn't sure if I had in fact … [Read more...] about Who teaches us?