Five Signs You Are Not Ready to Be A Manager

Today’s post comes to us from Helen Sabell. She works for the College for Adult Learning, and is passionate about lifelong learning. She has designed, developed and authored many workplace leadership and training programs, both in Australia and overseas. You can connect with her on LinkedIn. Thanks for the post today Helen!   Management roles […]

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A Decade in #HR : If You Don’t Have This Quality You Are Useless

  I was updating my LI profile the other night and realized that I have been in HR for over TEN years.  A decade in a profession that can be incredibly rewarding, frustrating and sometimes soul-crushing all in the same day.   Over the last decade, I’ve learned some important lessons from observation and personal […]

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Get The Wrong People Off The Bus

Last week I read an article about a startup called Code42, based in Minneapolis.   After raising additional funds and seeing 100% year over year growth employees might have felt pretty good about their future.  Or maybe not…   The company recently laid off 30 employees.     Of course in today’s business environment it isn’t […]

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The Bad Manager Hangover

  Moving into any new leadership role can be difficult.  It is even more difficult if you are inheriting a team that has been badly managed or neglected. In these teams you’ve inherited a situation that is a challenge for the most-experienced leaders. The people on these teams could probably illustrate the “how NOT to […]

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Your CEO Wants To Hire Donald Trump. What Now?

Donald Trump is by far the most entertaining “politician” we’ve seen in a while. He’s brash, opinionated, insulting and has awful hair. But he continues to climb  in the Republican presidential primary polls. Tonight he will be bringing the circus to Cleveland when he participates in the first Republican presidential debate.   In general I […]

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