The transformation of the workplace—relinquishing many of the entrenched work and leadership structures that many companies and HR leaders hold dear, such as org charts and hierarchical management roles, in favor of promoting more fluid ways of people … [Read more...] about The Reengineering of the Workforce
What are the traits of great leadership for the future of work? It’s a question I am often asked by audience members during my varied speaking engagements. It’s a great question, since leadership—like everything else in today’s blistering pace of change—must … [Read more...] about What is the Best Way to Lead?
I learned a lot about data during this year’s Ultimate Software Connections conference. Which is totally cool with me; I’m not afraid of numbers. One specific term was “big data.” Now, I admit that I had heard the term but didn’t really have my arms around … [Read more...] about Big Data and Predicting Turnover
I've always been a numbers person. I think there's much we can learn from looking at data and statistics. And it's never too late to embrace the numbers. In fact, Thomas Otter, vice president of research at Gartner Research coined the phrase "statistically … [Read more...] about Live from #UltiConnect 2012: Statistically Aware Human Resources
Today I want to talk about something that is very important to all of us: choosing the right benefits. I relate to this because as someone with a wife and two small sons at home, it’s absolutely critical that I choose the right benefits for my family. Given … [Read more...] about Buying a House, Saving for Retirement and Choosing Benefits
Ever since my kids were old enough to understand the concept of sharing, my wife and I have been encouraging them to do it often. With three kids that are very close in age, that is easier said than done, but I am always proud of them when they manage to pull … [Read more...] about Sharing At Its Best