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Managing Performance with Effective Conversations

This blog will be easier to understand if you read it a couple of times, and then I trust you’ll find the information is very helpful. When you are communicating with another person, the most important aspect is safety – yours and theirs. One way to...

Managing Performance through Training and Development

Managing Performance through Training and Development This is one of my favourite book titles. It speaks to me about the employer’s responsibilities to their employees. One of my few philosophies about human resource management is that as managers and representatives of the employer, we “owe” four...

How to Develop Your Corporate Culture

Begin with five monkeys in a cage. Hang a banana from a string and put a ladder or stairs beneath it. When the first monkey puts a foot on the first step, spray the other monkeys with cold water. Repeat as the same or another...

Croc Person

What the heck is this? This is a lovely, large, blue (my favourite color) Croc person that is sitting on a filing cabinet in the middle of an office at Zappos just outside of Las Vegas. I took this picture during a visit to their...