Out With Comparisons, In With Confidence


I recently attended a Business Chicks Breakfast at which Nasty Gal founder and Executive Chairperson Sophia Amoruso spoke. It’s a timely lesson for us all. Imposter Syndrome, comparison-itis, and many other terms have been coined to describe this phenomenon. When it dents our confidence, and holds us back from maximising our potential we really need to find a way put the comparisons aside and move forward. How many times did you get back up when you fell down?

10 ways to stop falling into the comparison trap.

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In a past life I may have felt a little comparisonitis creeping in but knowing what I know now, I took the opportunity to study and learn. Are we attending the same conferences? But no matter the comparison, remember we’re in a better position than some.

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How to Monitor and Curb Problematic Attendance


As a company that is passionate about making your workforce management efficient, Fingercheck was designed to provide you with the real-time oversight you need to track your employees’ attendance. Monitoring attendance. Addressing poor attendance.

Maintaining Equanimity in a Time of Collective Weltschmerz

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I inherited this particular quirk from my dear Nana, who wasn’t observant in any traditional religious sense but regarded the Sunday Times Crossword Puzzle as a holy scripture of sorts. Humankind is coping with a variety of griefs at the same time. Make time for connection with others.

“How Extremely Busy Executives Make Time To Be Great Parents”, With Dr. Ely Weinschneider & Eric Fontanot

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It is important to spend as much intentional time as possible nurturing, teaching, discipling and most importantly loving my daughter. The time we have as parents to influence and build up our children is so short in comparison to their lives without our direct influence, so the ability to impress the benefit of experiences, life lessons, mistakes, successes and failures as a parent must be taken advantage of with conscious intentionality.

#SHEROproject National Beauty Expert Michelle Phillips Inspiring Story

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Imagine that moment when society no longer requires us to wear a mask, not the dress up kind, but rather the false image we often times feel forced to portray to satisfy and be accepted by others. My Dad left my Mom and every time I went to visit him he would criticize me.

When intelligent tools don’t see what matters


A fourth delivered an analysis of Sam’s personality, qualifications, engagement scores, promotability index and a comparison of compensation for similar jobs at other companies. Studying Sam’s attendance, Carmen noticed an interesting pattern.

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How To Set Better Boundaries For Yourself

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No, what happened was I decided to limit my coaching and consulting time to a few days per week, taking off my availability on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Time is the most valuable thing wo/man can spend” — Theophrastus. Protect yourself and your time.”.

Be Productive During Your Summer Slump

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Additionally, attendance drops by 19 percent and work turnaround time increase by 13 percent. The most obvious is that usually a lot of people are taking vacations during this time of year. While I do read daily, there are times when I don’t get to learn as much as I would like.

Why We’re Going to the IBM HR Summit #PowerUpHR


of HR professionals consider attending conferences highly valuable with respect to staying knowledgeable about Human Resource management – more than webinars, print publications and white papers.” – 2015 fisher VISTA HR Buyers Survey .

College Season Etiquette

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To the young person or their parents, it can make a big difference in their day, leaving them in a cloud of anxiety, previously quiet unhelpful peer comparison reawakened and newfound worry stirred up over the as yet unknown outcome.

Yes, You Can Have It All But Not If You Define ‘All’ The Wrong Way

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I’ve read hundreds of responses to this question, and I’ve also explored it with my coaching clients and course members, and in the media. Caprino: You stopped doing it all and say that you now have a life filled with all you want and coach other women to do the same.

March Madness: Picking Your HCM Bracket


For many, myself included, March Madness, is one of their favorite times of year. College basketball fans across the US take more time than they should completing the infamous “bracket,” while others simply choose their favs or the team with the cooler uniforms.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


A few other notes: This is organic (not total) traffic — We’re using ahref’s measurement of organic traffic because we find it to be the best apples-to-apples comparison of traffic to HR blog pages. Full-Time vs. Part-Time Employees: What You Need to Know.

haircut drama, avoiding video chats with clients, and more

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She talked about how great it was all the time. But as HR, you can coach her manager in how to do it. However, many of the employees of this organization use the video function to communicate, and several have asked me — multiple times — to participate in the video chat to simulate in-person meetings. That’s not always a perfect comparison — women’s work wear shows other body parts that men’s work wear doesn’t expose, like shoulders — but it’s something.

What to Do About Employee Disengagement? 5 Steps to Take Right Away

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On the other end of the scale, workers who show up late and leave early, verbally disparage the organization and its management, and spend most of their time counting the hours until the weekend may be classified as “actively disengaged employees.”.

NCHRA and Waggl Uncover New Insights from the HR Industry toward Innovation


NCHRA and Waggl , an all new and simple way to distill real-time insights from groups of people , recently released new data which reveals insights about the outlook of the human resources industry toward innovation. Here are the top three answers that were crowdsourced in real time: 61.6%

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #220: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

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It’s been a long time since I’ve been in Ireland. space paper for those Windows Server and SMB going into the mid-market space corps HMS payroll application that’s in sort of expanding their their suite for quite some time now acquiring.

Hidden Problems Behind Eliminating Employee Performance Review Ratings

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I also attended a fascinating session hosted by Leslie Apony at SAP’s SAPPHIRE NOW event earlier this year, and came to a few conclusions. They need comparisons in the context of other employees to gain an accurate measure of performance.

Big Ideas: “How to grow corals cheaper, better, faster and stronger”, With Sam Teicher of Coral Vita

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And in that time, our climate has been incredibly stable — and it’s only in this climate out of billions of years of Earth’s existence that our species made our giant leap forward. This time, things were a bit different.

board member keeps bringing her kids to meetings, unofficial salary offers, and more

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” However, I would brace yourself to hear that she can’t attend at all if she can’t bring them and decide ahead of time how you’d want to respond to that. The supervisor for the position just called me to say that she is not yet authorized to make an offer, but she wanted to unofficially float the salary past me to find out if I was still interested before she sunk in time (possibly multiple weeks) pursuing approval to possibly make me an offer.