According to Jim Harris in his book The Learning Paradox, a number of issues would begin to appear, if company employees did not receive on-going training. In a down economy – like the one we are currently experiencing – one of the areas that is subject to cutback is training and development. This means, I […]
Companies should not be afraid to embrace social networking sites. Despite the current recession, buisness is still global. Social networking offers cost effective toolds to help keep employees and teams connected to each other and to management. When we recover from this recession the knowledge of how to integrate social networking will provide a competiive […]
Sales is remaining a reasonably well-paid job, probably because smart firms see sales as even more important when times are hard… and compensate their professionals accordingly. The amount of sales jobs increased by 11% since 2007 to roughly 16 million sales jobs in the United States in 2008, (the most recent data from the Bureau […]
This snippet from Steve Tobak caught my eye: “If you think you’re working for a crappy company with bad managers, they don’t have a problem; you have a problem. So solve it. Quit and go somewhere else. Better still, try the DIY Management method. If you have a fire in your belly to fix management […]
Bloomberg (01/26/10) Hewlett, Sylvia Ann “Taking advantage of the pool of highly qualified women in emerging markets such as the Middle East could be the key to the future growth of multinational corporations. A new study on Women in Emerging Markets by the Center for Work-Life Policy reveals that woman earn more than half of […]
A survey by CareerBuilder.com of about 2,700 executives in America last year found that 45% of them looked at job candidates’ social-network pages as part of their research, and more than a third of those had unearthed information there that put them off hiring someone. Time to turn up those privacy settings? In recessionary times […]
We rely on emotions to make good decisions and prioritize information. Non-verbal communication transmits emotion. If we ignore the emotion, we also ignore more than 90% of human communication. If you can identify an emotion as it is displayed, the intensity of negative emotion decreases. When you fail to acknowledge emotion or prevent its revelation, […]
At the end of the day, the pinnacle of competency is self management, managing one’s own emotion… “To see what isn’t shown. To hear what isn’t said.” I’m working on the final preparations for a client team building event. We will spend a good deal of time on “emotional intelligence.” It’s not an oxymoron. Fundamental […]
Just posted the prior blog when a colleague at an important NGO sent me this link. It’s a great flashback through the past half century, with music and pictures. Sit back and enjoy a review of 50 years of history in less than 3 minutes! Thanks to Billy Joel and some guy from the University […]
Today I received a welcome e-mail from a former colleague at Mayflower International. Mayflower is where I got my start in the Relocation – Expatriate Management business. If I say so myself, we were way ahead of our times. The only relocation company that insiders knew about in those days was PHH HomeEquity – they […]
Published two books, available on Amazon.com: "Driving Straight on Crooked Lines: How an Irishman found his heart and nearly lost his mind." "La historia de un Legionario de Cristo irlandés: De cómo encontró su corazón y casi perdió la razón”
Publicó dos libros, disponibles en Amazon.com: "Driving Straight on Crooked Lines: How an Irishman found his heart and nearly lost his mind." "La historia de un Legionario de Cristo irlandés: De cómo encontró su corazón y casi perdió la razón”
Corralling the ‘Horses’ to Staff the Global Organization of 21st Century Just saw the following note on the Employee Relocation Council’s...
Left and Right Brain: Creativity and Logical thinking One of the things I have learned during my career...
A muchas pymes, les falta “músculo en formación”, para enfrentarse a la competitividad global Esa cultura del “mejor pocos que mal acompañados” eliminará del...
Nosotros somos los únicos que podemos cambiar nuestra vida Un día, cuando los empleados llegaron a trabajar, encontraron en...
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