Best Blogs 17 Avril 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work. The latest ideas on organization life, collaboration and our personal power in worklife from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you too may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career. Every week our theme emerges organically and this week our … Continue reading Best Blogs 17 Avril 2015

Best Blogs 20 Mars 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work. The latest ideas on organization life, collaboration and our personal power in worklife from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you too may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career. Every week our theme emerges organically and this week our … Continue reading Best Blogs 20 Mars 2015

Expecting

Do you know what you're doing? Not long ago I mentioned that research done by Ferndinand Fournies years ago revealed that the number one reason employees don't do what we want them to do - what they're supposed to do as Fournies said - was that they didn't know what that was. Let that sink … Continue reading Expecting

The Right Thing

There is no pillow as soft as a clear conscience. French proverb Few things perplex the HR professional as much as the manager unwilling to do their work. If you don't want to manage get out of the way and let someone else do it. Every HR practitioner in the US (and maybe beyond for … Continue reading The Right Thing

Denigration

Let's rethink 2015. Like you perhaps I'm an avid reader of blogs, post, articles, links etc related to the art and science of organization behavior, or, how work gets done. And perhaps also like you I've noted a trend that started certainly before the current year, yet has reached new heights (depths) in 2014. The … Continue reading Denigration

Best Blogs 12 Dec 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work. The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the power of work in life from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career. Every week our theme emerges organically and the holiday … Continue reading Best Blogs 12 Dec 2014

The Specialist

Are you comfy? In the U.S. we have Employee Relations Specialists. We might call them managers or reps, and frequently just ER, but get to a certain size and you will employ these people too. Not to be confused with Industrial Relations people from the 1950s discipline, these people do a very different - and … Continue reading The Specialist

Best Blogs 5 December 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the power of work in life from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.Every week our theme emerges organically and the holiday season brings … Continue reading Best Blogs 5 December 2014

Best Blogs 21 November 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the power of work in life from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.Every week our theme emerges organically and this week we examine … Continue reading Best Blogs 21 November 2014

Plan B

Sometimes you need a Plan B.Not long ago I helped a friend with some work around the house. The truth is I'm pretty handy with home repair and renovation projects and as my ex would tell you, I never met a tool I didn't like.As far as jobs go my friend's request wasn't very difficult … Continue reading Plan B