A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated - I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go there? No Did I work on my slides … [Read more...] about Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
In our last two posts we talked about how organizations play a big role in helping people focus on the important work; the work that moves organizations forward. However, you, as a leader or individual contributor also play a huge role in your ability to do the important work, … [Read more...] about How Do We Get the Important Work Done?
Yowza! It is blazing hot here in Ohio this summer! We are on week two without rain…and when you live near Lake Erie that is definitely something to celebrate! Some take a look at the heat wave and complain but I embrace the heat. I soak it up with the hope that during the winter … [Read more...] about Carnival of HR – Your Break From The Summer Heat
This is the second in a three-part series about the time management problem, which I see as a problem finding time to do important work - work that moves the organization and its people forward. I’m not interested in the same recycled advice, instead I want to focus on … [Read more...] about How Do We Build Organizations That Support Important Work?
Over time, I’ve come to realize that the "time management" problem is actually much more complex than we let on. Its very simple to blame the individual but as leaders in organizations we need to recognize that "time management" is more than just an individual problem. The … [Read more...] about Not Another Time Management Post