Out Now: Episode 415: Registered Apprenticeship Programs in the Clean Energy Sector With Dr. Janell Hills

Elements of an Effective Training

elements of an effective training

Around this time last month, the stress of balancing my personal, work and family commitments was making me miserable. Enter Maura Nevel Thomas’ Personal Productivity Secrets: Do what you never thought possible with your time and attention, and regain control of your life! That’s quite a title, but it delivered what it promised. It’s rare to […]

No Talent Left Behind

There is this sentiment in the world of business and HR that people who are intrinsically-driven and high-performing are the only people we need to power our companies. In fact, I have observed on several occasions the disdain of a hiring manager and business partner who were less than enthused to consider an internal employee […]

What a 9 Year Old Can Teach Us About L&D

What a 9 Year Old Can Teach Us About L&D “SWEET! I wiped out! They should make pads for your butt!” Five minutes into his first ride on his first skateboard and my son was bouncing up off the ground, getting his board out of the shrubbery, and jumping right back on. There were no […]

How to Engage a Meaningful Mentorship

Today’s post is from guest blogger Heather Kinzie. Heather has been a Human Resources professional for nearly 20 years.  She likes to make things better so she develops/presents training courses and facilitates team/process/strategy improvement events.  Her clients benefit from her expertise and her insight but moreover, they appreciate her pragmatic and often brutally honest thoughts, […]

How to Get Your Organization Diamond Plate & Team to Sparkle

Building a Winning Team: Lessons from Baseball for Companies

In the world of baseball it is Spring Training season! The free agents have been signed, the rookies have been called up from the triple A teams, the fields are manicured, and the Mascots’ outfits have been dry cleaned. Now it’s time to dust off the cleats and get to separating the all stars from […]