Before I get into the meat of this post, I should start with a disclaimer: I’ve never worked in HR. My mom has been in HR for 25+ years, so I understand her perspective of it, but I’ve never worked there myself (except for that one time I pretended to work in HR to scare an intern…)… Read more
Human Resources gets a bad rap. Among the Sales, Marketing, and IT departments, HR is sometimes seen as the “anti-fun police,” cracking down on anything that makes the workplace more lively. But not all HR groups are squelchers of fun. I’ve had the pleasure of working with a number HR people who knew the tremendous… Read more
Dallas, TX – I traveled to the Lone Star state this past week to teach the field HR team of Santander Consumer USA about the importance of Strategic Disengagement. We focused on the benefits of strategically disengaging, including how taking breaks can improve productivity, reduce stress and enhance problem-solving skills. We also took some time… Read more
If you’ve been following the series on Inclusive Organizations, you probably have one remaining question. We’ve answered the what and why of inclusive organizations and even talked about their traits, but we haven’t talked about the how. How do you create an inclusive organization? Building an inclusive organization requires a dedicated focus and effort on… Read more
Every office should have a complaint department for office morale.