January 2012: What’s Happened/Happening?

Future of Work

We were very grateful that our long-time friend and client Diane Coles , Director of Workplace Solutions at SCAN Health, hosted the event at SCAN’s award-winning Long Beach headquarters facility. Facilities Forum 2012. Jim Ware recently became an active member of the National Speakers Association , the leading professional group for speakers and the speaking/coaching/facilitator profession. Facilities Fusion 2012. Recent Activity. Work on the Move discussion group.

A Knowledge Management Strategy for Non-Profits Working in Developing Countries

Conversation Matters

For convenience, in this article I will refer to the local workers who deliver the service to recipients as “care givers” regardless of the type of aid provided, and refer to those who support the care givers through training, technical assistance, coaching, and mentoring as “aid workers.”.

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

Tuesday, 24 April 2012. And it’s no wonder that, if organisations are giving up on career development, that in their 2012 Management Agenda , Roffey find that 30% of employees (35% in the public sector) feel their careers are on hold. ▼ 2012.

1963 (Revisited): Vendors and #SHRM12

True Faith HR

With the SHRM Annual Conference less than 2 weeks away, and sparked by this tweet from Ben Eubanks, I thought the timing was perfect to revisit this post from last year about the requests of vendors to meet. There are only slight modifications to reflect that its 2012.

How to Develop Your Charisma

45 Things

Before going to an event, think about which meetings or activities you will be attending. During this time, try to avoid difficult conversations and focus on pleasant or fun interactions.

Symposium Events: Wellbeing and Stress Summit

Strategic HCM

Keeping with my recent employee engagement theme, yesterday morning I attended Symposium’s Wellbeing & Stress Summit. Now I loved Gill’s attempt to create love – which I’ve posted on a few times, and will coming back to again soon.

3 Reasons Good Ideas Aren’t Good Enough

Inpower Coaching

They want to win every time. Once they make it over the coals a few times, they’ve earned the right to keep shepherding good ideas, many of which aren’t even their own. For people to allocate resources (their support, their dollars or their time), they have to believe in it. How many brilliant ideas have you had that end up coming to market about the time you dream them up? (Me? The post 3 Reasons Good Ideas Aren’t Good Enough appeared first on InPower Coaching.

Employee Engagement Dialogue on Change Resistance with Rick Maurer and David Zinger

David Zinger

Here are two snippet from there dialogue, followed by a recording with slides and a transcript that offers you time stamps to find specific sections that may interest you. We don’t have to use a lot of time getting up to speed.

Breaking Away From The Male Stereotype?

Inpower Coaching

In our cultures’ strongest stories and cultural myths, men can succeed by vanquishing evil or acquiring gold, but a single goal isn’t enough for a woman, she has the double burden of protecting the village and acquiring a man (the latter being perfectly acceptable in an of itself most of the time). James wrote the right story at the right time and Anne Rice wrote the right story at the wrong time (though she’s trying to cash in on it again now!).

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Voice, Value, Feedback – The “Must Try” Communication Tool Driving Employee Engagement


Leaders don’t enjoy preparing them and employees dread attending them. Currently, I am coaching several leaders who have incorporated the Voice, Value, Feedback communication tool into their culture, and the benefits are real.

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The Pitfalls of Telecommuting

Workplace Psychology

The reality, however, is that it requires a great deal of structure, time management and commitment, as well as an understanding of telecommuting’s disadvantages on the part of the person telecommuting so that s/he can get work done. 2012, March). 2012, June). 2012, August).

How Can HR Combat Workplace Bullying?

HR Daily Advisor

For tactical strategies to reduce the risk of security breaches, workplace violence, and legal liabilities, attend Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2017 , the nation’s leading workplace violence prevention conference.

The 14 Silicon Valley HR Execs You Should Follow on Social Media


Thought-provoking, actionable insights await when you set aside time to read anything the 14 Silicon Valley CHROs below write. He built and led the HR division of Google for 10 years, during which time Google was named the best companies to work for more than 30 times and was recognized as an employer of choice more than 100 times. If you feel that women are better at childcare, spend some time with a stay-at-home dad to see how great they can be.


Why Qualtrics – Austin Nilsson – Senior Manager, EX Technology Consulting – Provo, UT

Qualtrics HR

This will sound funny, but I was working part-time during my last year of school making $8.15 In 2012 when we got our first round of investment, listening to Sequoia and Accel, that was when I really started to believe we were onto something truly special. At that time I knew I had to ride this rocket ship for a while to see where it would go. He decided to retire shortly after marrying and starting a family with a woman who attended his classes.

How Digital HR Solves Business Challenges

HRO Today

Schneider Electric is transforming its human capital management approaches one tech solution at a time. It’s a daily occurrence that employees attend video conferences, use workplace productivity apps, and receive smartphone notifications. Perfection comes over time.

SHRM Memories

Laurie Ruettimann

I have attended SHRM’s annual conference since 2008, but I’m sitting this year out. I applied for a press pass and was accepted as one of the first bloggers to attend SHRM. Those were weird times. I hung out with all the old school HR bloggers for the first time.

Let’s Get #ERE16 Tattoos on Bourbon Street!

Robin Schooling

in Austin (circa 2012 ish?) and then, once upon a time, snuck into SourceCon in Atlanta when I was there for a #tru event. I’ve even been known to cozy up to a payroll lady or two having attended and spoken at a few payroll and accounting conferences.

Heart and Edge: The Secret Ingredients of a High Performing Leader


Were they strong, fearless, driven, smart or were they a good listener, coach, understanding, warm, funny? You might have already read several leadership books, watched numerous TED talks, and attended countless training programs. Expect things to finish on time and within budget.

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion On Employee Engagement


The next time you are talking to your peers, your professional network, or your co-workers about the impact diversity and inclusion have on employee engagement, think about what I just shared. He also coaches his kids’ sports teams and is an avid hockey player and snowboarder.

The Six Steps To Build A Remarkable Workplace


By prioritizing people-centric initiatives, their companies achieve on average at least four times the profit growth (Aon Hewitt People Practices Inventory 2011) and three times the share market returns (Russell Investment Group 2011) compared to average companies.

59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas)


Provide consistent coaching and training. Kevin Sheridan , New York Times best-selling Author of Building a Magnetic Culture , has helped some of the world’s largest corporations improve their culture and foster productive engagement. Provide ongoing coaching and training.

The Woman Who Built Netflix’s Culture Did It With These 5 Things In Mind

Linkedin Talent Blog

What Sheryl Sandberg calls "the most important document ever to come out of the Valley" is a 124-page presentation about company culture that’s been shared over 15 million times on Slideshare.

Grow Your Own or Buy Talent?


The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) reported that for fiscal year 2012 through 2013, the average retirement age for all CalPERS members was 60. About 38 percent of International Public Management Association for Human Resources members reported in a survey earlier this year that their eligible employees were postponing retirements, down from 46 percent in 2012. Attendance at and observation of regular, recurring meetings is planned and calendared.

Discussion Post: Do Millennial Women Have a Better Handle On Work-Life Balance? [2013 Trends & Predictions]

Inpower Coaching

In our annual faith and religion study, 43 percent of respondents indicated that they worship alone, whereas 50 percent still attend some sort of worship experience. At times, their personal technology might be more advanced than what they have at work or school. About this report: Buzz Marketing Group’s Top 10 Trends of 2013 are based on qualitative and quantitative research conducted with more than 9,000 buzzSpotters throughout 2012.

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Tameika L. Pope: From the Fortune 500 to the Federal Government


Prior to her appointment to the Federal Reserve Official Staff in 2012, Tameika held a variety of executive human resources positions to include Vice President of Global Learning and Development for Morgan Stanley, and Vice President of Global Organization Development and Learning for Legg Mason Global Asset Management. Having mentors, sponsors, and coaches—I call it having a “personal board of directors”—can help with all of these and is a key component to success. Tameika L.