Tag: leadership

4 Ways to Motivate and Lead Teams with Passion

We’ve all been around leaders who inspire and motivate us. They consistently demonstrate a positive and optimistic sense of energy and enthusiasm for others to follow and are usually the first ones in the office every day. They are constantly encouraging and supporting their employees and teams and believe in the mission and purpose of […]

Managing, Mentoring, and Career Pathing in the Emerging Hybrid Workplace: What You Need to Know

HR departments took the lead in restructuring the workplace during the height of the pandemic. Now that employees are slowly returning to the office, this evolution will only continue. COVID has served as a forcing function for reshaping the way employees conduct their day-to-day work and how they approach career development, not to mention the […]

How HR Leaders are Collaborating to Shape the Future of the Industry

Would you share information with your competitors? Would you discuss strategies with them? The concept can be so alien that a great source of mutual enrichment is often lost. I am not, of course, talking about corporate espionage. I am talking about HR professionals getting together with their peers within their industry to solve problems […]

HR Pros Can Improve Their Influence

Note: Kerry was recently a guest on HR Works 5-Minute Friday. You can listen to that here. In my latest “Faces of HR” interview, I discussed how HR professionals can improve their influence within their organizations and within their career with Kerry Unflat, Chief People Officer at Zipari. In this interview, I was also joined […]

The Pandemic Has Taken a Toll on Manager Wellbeing

Managers have often seen themselves as dispassionate observers of their employees, implementers of systems and protocols, and enforcers of time management—all in the name of productivity and efficiency. This past year proved a major challenge to all those systems, ongoing work assignments, ways of working, and job roles as the pandemic brought dramatic change at […]

Steve Pemberton on the Value of Workplace Diversity to the Larger Society

Steve Pemberton has come a long way since he entered the foster care system as a toddler. The chief HR officer at workplace recognition company, Workhuman, chronicled his life story in a book released in 2012 that was subsequently made into a movie. The book, A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious […]

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How to Give Good Feedback on Goals

Do your employees make quarterly or yearly goals? If so, you probably have a system in place whereby you or another employee meets with them to go over their goals. However, these meetings are probably pretty quick—after all, how can you really tell people the goals they set for themselves aren’t a good idea? It’s […]

What Has the Pandemic Taught Us About Crisis Management?

The pandemic has changed the business landscape as we know it. Perhaps one of the biggest lessons it has taught us is how to manage during a crisis. During these past 12 to 14 months, we have seen some organizations succeed, as they were able to pivot their business models and mitigate internal risk, while […]