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The Art of Following Through

The Bamboo Project Blog

Right now, I have at least 10 projects on my desk, all in various stages of "progress," but all unfinished. I have ideas floating around in my brain for about 20 more. Right now I have 12 (!)

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The Powerful Question

Conversation Matters

There is a Powerful Question you can ask that will turn almost any conversation you’re having into a knowledge producing exchange. Surprisingly, the Powerful Question is not the one you ask at the start of a conversation. Rather, the Powerful Question is always asked in response to a conclusion or opinion that a colleague provides. The Powerful Question is, “Help me understand your thinking, how did you reach that conclusion?”

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Conversation as the Pathway to Learning

Future of Work

July 1, 2013. We work with senior executives who want to take charge of the future. by creating compelling work experiences. This is the first instance of my new commitment to share ideas about the future of work on a more frequent basis.

Why the @huffpostbiz Top 100 Social #HR Experts on Twitter Should Be a Wake-Up Call to #SHRM

True Faith HR

Congrats to the 100 individuals who made the Huffington Post Top 100 Most Social HR Experts on Twitter this week. Lots of worthy individuals on the list, including 14-15 people I had never heard of before, so it provides the opportunity for new connections.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

How To Fast Track Your Career


It is the goal of every young professional starting his or her career to climb the corporate ladder as quickly as possible.However, only a few of them manage to make advancements in their career fast. In the 1970s and 1980s, a person would join a company, put in hard work, pay their dues and climb […]. Career Tips Self-Improvement Setting Goals Success Success Strategies Tips For Employees career Career Growth Fast Track Career How to Grow in Career

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The Three Key Driving Forces behind the Evolution of Workplace Learning


Monday, July 1, 2013 :00am. The Three Key Driving Forces behind the Evolution of Workplace Learning By Jim Bowley. Workplace learning and development (L&D) is shaped by a variety of forces. But for enterprise organizations three forces, in particular, hold special significance.

Recruiting When Money is NOT the Object - The Case of Dwight Howard

True Faith HR

Time for an #8ManRotation Post For the most part, firms compete for talent on the basis of salary - if you pay more than the next guy, you usually win out. When recruiting ace pitcher C.C. Sabathia, the New York Yankees made a major splash by offering $40 million more than other teams.

How to retain staff and increase profits

Business Management Daily

A revolving door of staff can be very costly, so it's important to spend time focusing on what's really motivating employees. Workplace expert and trainer Bonnie Low-Kramen provides her top eight tips for retaining staff.

I'm Hiring! - Employee Relations Consultant


Do you wish you had a human resources job in an organization that was constantly trying new things? Do you wish social media was integrated in to how your HR team did their work? Do you have employee relations experience? Are you tired of your lame job? If you answered yes to these questions you need to apply for the vacant Employee Relations Consultant position at All Children''s Hospital. This role will report to our Director of Employment and Employee Relations, Joe Conrod.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Social Goes Boom. In A Good Way.


Wednesday, July 3, 2013 :00am. Social Goes Boom. In A Good Way. By Kevin Grossman. The first boom came at around 9 pm. I saw the flash first outside our side window, then the explosion. Our neighbors shouted out back whoever set them off and we called the police. Read More » read more

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Carnival of HR - July 3rd Edition

True Faith HR

Given it is the eve of the U.S. Independence Day, nothing is more fitting than a this case a celebration of great HR content. So what makes a great July 4th celebration? Travel - Whether to visit family or friends, many will take the July 4th break to head out on the open road. So, it is fitting that Naomi Bloom shares the great HRM she experienced in her recent travels from Istanbul to Vienna ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 ).

L'Oreal Encourages Employees to Embrace Entrepreneurial Spirit

45 Things

I consider myself really lucky because if I have a good idea, I run with it. Sometimes that idea doesn''t always work out, but I think the excitement that comes from being creative and exploring new options can''t be beat.

3 Hottest Trends In Healthcare Hiring


This post originally appeared on Check out all of the great material on their blog! The American Healthcare Machine The world of healthcare is virtually recession proof. Let’s face it, people do not avoid getting sick because the economy is floundering. Oh, and you may have noticed that babies keep being born even if private sector jobs are being cut.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

7 Ways to Ignite Innovation with Employees Independence


Do the policies at your company create a culture of independence or a culture of powerlessness? Take this section from one company’s housekeeping policy: Each employee is allowed to have only one personal 8×10 photo frame at his or her workstation, as long as it contains appropriate pictures and does not get in the way of work. You may put as many pictures in the frame as you like. No plants or any other non-company décor is allowed at workstations.

I Owe My Soul To The Company Store

True Faith HR

Those were the days: Today, the lyric is now "St Peter don''t you call me, cause I ain''t free, they sold my soul for a kickback on the fee :" A growing number of American workers are confronting a frustrating predicament on payday: to get their wages, they must first pay a fee. For these largely hourly workers, paper paychecks and even direct deposit have been replaced by prepaid cards issued by their employers. Employees can use these cards, which work like debit cards, at an A.T.M.

Conversation as the Pathway to Learning

Future of Work

This is the first instance of my new commitment to share ideas about the future of work on a more frequent basis. I can’t promise I will be “on the air” every week, but my modest goal for the near future is to offer many more – but much briefer – comments about both the future of work and the “today” of work. At the moment I’m enjoying the fact that so many of you took the time to write to me directly or to comment online in response to my “rant” in last week’s newsletter.

How Introverts Can Harness Social Collaboration

45 Things

If you’re someone who considers yourself an introvert , workplaces today are probably a big pain in the behind. Open concept floor plans, collaboration areas and even a coffee shop smack dab in the middle of the office generates lots of noise, commotion, interactions and all the other stuff that wears down an introvert and plays havoc with concentration.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Why Managers are Catalysts in Managing and Developing Talent?


Most businesses today are talent driven businesses – skills and competence of people developing products and providing services is at the core of an organization’s differentiation strategy.

Discover the 5 Most Critical Skills for Leaders


Do your mid-level leaders have what it takes? This blog identifies the critical skills they need to be successful today and in the future


[Infographic] Women At Work – The Global Gender Gap At Work

Inpower Coaching

Women are “significantly less likely than men to be employed at capacity” in one-fourth of countries according to a recent poll by Gallup. The new numbers are significant because they only consider those who are looking for work, unlike other employment rates that do not account for individuals who prefer to stay at home. Aside from actual employment statistics, women also perceive their job opportunities less favourably than men.

Discover the 5 Most Critical Skills for Leaders


Do your mid-level leaders have what it takes? This blog identifies the critical skills they need to be successful today and in the future


Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.