5 Business Lessons Learned from Adult Dot to Dot Books

HR Bartender

You remember dot to dot books, right? I’ve started seeing articles about the emergence of adult dot to dot books , both as an alternative to adult coloring and in addition to. Whether that’s deep breathing, guided sessions on your smartphone, or dot to dot books.

7 Books Every Manager Should Read in 2017

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Here's a resolution that's both personally and professionally fulfilling: Read more books. As we enter 2017, many of us are pushing ourselves to think more creatively and proactively in both life and work. Well, you're in luck. We compiled a list of our top books for reinvigorating your workplace and inspiring others, thinking back on our own favorites reads and interviewing entrepreneurs, leaders and talent experts across industries for their go-to recommendations.

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The Top 7 Things on HR’s To-do List for 2017

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They offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. Here’s a list of activities they recommend for HR professionals to put on their to-do list for 2017. Stay well-informed.

How to Develop Healthy Habits When You’re Busy All the Time

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Walter was very graciously to send me a copy of his book, “ The 4 Healthy Habits of the Highly Effective Busy Professional ”. I loved this book. First of all, the book is 85 pages. There is absolutely no excuse not to read this book. Lastly, the book addresses metrics.

all of my 2017 book recommendations

Ask a Manager

All year long, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. These aren’t work-related books; they’re just books I love and think everyone else should read. Sometimes they’re books that I’m in the middle of reading, and other times they’re just long-standing favorites. This book will wreck you, and it will be one of the best things you’ve ever read. I loved this book. Emma Straub does family dysfunction well.

Winning Well Leadership Symposium

The People Equation

In that spirit, blogger Karin Hurt of the Let’s Grow Leaders blog has devised a clever way to “keep the home fires burning” on her blog while she travels with her writing partner David Dye to southeast Asia on their Winning Well tour. Blog Carnival Leadership Karin Hurt Winning Well

The Business Benefits of Mindful Leadership

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Pandit has spoken in several Fortune 500 companies and is the founder of Conscious Living ; a consultancy focused on bringing mindfulness and wellness to the workplace. He’s also the author of the book, “ Urban Monk ”.

How to Reduce Individual Stress Levels at Work

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During this year’s BetterWorks Goal Summit , closing keynote speaker Srikumar Rao , author of the book, “ Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful – No Matter What ”, shared with us his views on stress and goals. Well, that’s the interesting part.

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Being a Nice Person Could Be the Source of Your Stress

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However, if every time someone asked, we said “yes”, we could be placing ourselves in a position where we’re sacrificing our own well-being and goals for others. Career Development Leadership and Management Well-Being and Wellness stress well-being

How to Create the Perfect Morning Routine

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Jeff Finley, the class instructor and author of the book “ Wake Up: The Morning Routine that Will Change Your Life ”, encourages viewers to take the time to clearly establish the reason you’re doing it. Ultimately, your self-care is better for them as well.

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2017 Resolutions – Top 10 “Won’t Post” Topics for 2017

What is Paul Thinking

Well, I used to force myself to write a minimum of 4 posts on this blog every week. Then it went to 3 – then well – it’s been a while since I posted at all. But for 2017 I’m hopeful that I can put more effort into my blogging. Really, really, really, really fricking well.

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25 Books I Liked Reading in 2019

Thrive Global

As the year nears completion I wanted to share some of the books I enjoyed reading this year. I would say this year has been one of the best in terms of terrific books. Please check out my favorite books of 2019 below. However, I found this to be quiet well researched.

Book Review @iReadBookTours: 21 Days To Happiness & Guest Post by Author Ingrid Kelada @ikelada

Take It Personel-ly

books Lifestyle Amazon Book Book Review Business business outcomes business tips Career choice excellence Growth Happiness Humanbiz Improvement Inspiration Mental Health Personal Growth Success well-being wellness work life work-life balanceNow is the perfect time of year to reflect on your own happiness, productivity and energy levels from the past year.

7 HRM Books that Every HR Professional Should Read

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we will list 7 must-read HRM books that will help you do your job better – whether you’re an experienced HR professional or just getting started in the HR field. We decided to include both study books and more popular books. That’s what this book is all about.

E-book: Our Best Blog Posts of 2017

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We hand-curated these posts for you and made sure to include thought leadership posts from our very own industry leader about industry trends, as well as practical advice for a better benefits program

Event Activities at ACE 2017 in New Orleans, September 12-13, 2017


If your organization is suffering in business-critical areas such as those described above, please join us at our biggest event of the year, Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) 2017. Leave ACE 2017 feeling inspired and motivated by our amazing lineup of keynote speakers. . . . . . .

Book Review: The Leadership Challenge, 6th Edition

Workplace Psychology

This paragraph succinctly sums up the book: “The Leadership Challenge is about how leaders mobilize others to want to get extraordinary things done in organizations. The fifth edition (2012) marked the 25th anniversary of the book and the sixth edition (2017) marks the 30th anniversary.

weekend free-for-all – December 30-31, 2017

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Book recommendation of the week: Mortified: Love Is a Battlefield , by David Nadelberg. I’ve recommended their first book in the past as well, and their entire empire is delightful.

Our 2017 reading list: 9 books to help you lead with intention


Take the lead by checking out this list of thoughtful leadership books. These books will offer simple strategies to help you manage more effectively. The post Our 2017 reading list: 9 books to help you lead with intention appeared first on Limeade.

INTERVIEW: Dr. Jac Fitz-enz on Human Capital Metrics

HR Bartender

I learned how to turn stories into numbers by reading a book – “ How to Measure Human Resource Management ” by Dr. Jac Fitz-enz. In 1977, you founded the Saratoga Institute (SI), which is well-known for its work in human capital metrics. I’m a self-professed math geek.

Employee Engagement Will Remain a Top Concern in 2018

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If your company is looking for a way to create some momentum around engagement, check out Lori Michele Leavitt’s book, “ The Pivot ”. It outlines the four stages of a well-orchestrated change along with six key indicators to start tracking.

4 Digital Trends That Are Transforming Today’s Workplace

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We’ve been talking for well over a decade about the rise in the knowledge economy. It’s from Robert Pressman’s book “Software Engineering: A Practitioners Approach”. If you would like a copy of their book “ Employee Engagement and Action Planning ”, just use promo code HRB2017.

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#WorkHuman 2017 Day 1: Bring Your Whole Self to Work

The People Equation

It’s Day 1 of Globoforce’s WorkHuman 2017 conference. And all was well, as we checked in and started to peruse the many activities available to us. As I mentioned in this post , I’m covering several tracks as a “live blogger” for the Globforce team.

Women in Leadership: Creating an Inclusive Community of Interest

HR Bartender

These events include everything from guest speakers, lunch and learns, book clubs, wellness retreats, and group exercise classes to arts and crafts outings, film screenings, networking events, workshops for building professional skills, volunteering at nonprofits, and organizing charity drives.

4 Ways to Measure the Success of Your HR Programs

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But the measurement and evaluation portion of any program needs to be well thought out. The Association for Talent Development (ATD) shared with me a new book on the model, “ Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Training Evaluation.”.

Creating a Culture of Original Thinkers

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He’s also the author of three best-selling books including “ Give and Take ”. There’s a well-worn saying, “Don’t bring me problems. As business professionals, we often talk about company culture, employee engagement, and diversity.

Leadership Power: The 7 Types and How To Use Them

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People who are well-liked and respected can have referent power. Tim Sanders, former Yahoo executive, has written a book on the subject called “The Likeability Factor”. Before you say, Who me? I don’t have any leadership power, hear me out.

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Book Review: The Power of Positive Leadership

Workplace Psychology

NOTE: For this book review, I intentionally and excessively quoted the author throughout the post. I never thought I would be reading and reviewing a book by Jon Gordon. The simple reason is that I’m not a fan of books written in a fable format. 2017).

SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

HR Bartender

Well, I’m referring to the number of recertification credits required to maintain credentials with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). It also includes programs held at local SHRM chapter meetings and reading HR books that have been pre-approved for credit.

Tin’s List of Best Books 2019

Thrive Global

2019 is almost over and it is time for my annual list of the best books that I’ve read this year. Previous articles: Best books 2018 , Best Books 2017. In this article, I listed the five books that I would recommend out of my year’s selection (and one bonus).

Top 7 HR trends in 2017 to watch out for


2017 is officially up and running, and analysts and business management globally are determining priorities for the coming 12 months and beyond. We’ve looked at some of the top discussions taking place to compile our own list of top HR trends in 2017.

Employee Engagement Surveys: 4 Planning and Execution Must-Haves

HR Bartender

When it comes to execution, I’m reminded of the book “Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done” by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan. If organizations want to get really good at execution, they should try to find what works well and include some sort of regularity to their efforts.

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Want to Retain Women Leaders? Look Beyond Maternity Leave

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Women are becoming mothers later in life, often after they are well-established in their careers and in positions of management and leadership. Organizations that build communities of support are good for employee well-being, which in turn positively impacts productivity.

3 Ways to Stay On Top of #HR Compliance – Friday Distraction

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Our friends over at Kronos offer us one way to manage compliance in today’s Time Well Spent. They write books and blog posts, speak at local association meetings and national conferences, …and they help us with reader questions here on HR Bartender.

How to Find Bottlenecks In Your Talent Acquisition Process

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In the book “ The Goal ”, Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt outlines The Theory of Constraints as well as how to identify and manage them successfully. Being able to deal with constraints is an important part of business.