A CEO just asked me how to get his people under control. He believes he’s doing everything right so it must be his people who are all wrong. He reminds me of the teacher who prepares all summer and then
Are Employees Twittering Away Productivity?
As the enterprise microsharing market (aka “Twitter inside Business”) grows, I hear from skeptical leaders befuddled by this trend, wanting to be reassured their people aren’t simply wasting time. Here are specific questions I’ve received and how I respond to
HR Tech Conference Recap: Evolution of a Social Industry
“I was expecting people to be dragging large sacks of rocks behind them,” said Ben Brooks, VP and Practice Leader of Human Capital Management (HCM) at a giant risk-management firm. “But it wasn’t like that at all. Speakers were forward
Shoot An Arrow, Then Draw A Target Around It
The mere mention of a test makes hearts race and palms sweat. Err, umm, I have someplace else to be… More than any other, the word test draws gut-level memories of difficult times in school-like settings when we felt unprepared
Social Media Counts
While I’m by no means a gadget freak, I deeply appreciate tools that give us perspective in powerful ways. I keep this handy widget nearby to remind me why learning in real time is often not fast enough.