5 Traits Every Leader Should Have to Achieve Hero Leadership

Guest post from Jeffrey Hayzlett:What’s leadership? What makes for an effective leader? The answers to both these questions are relative to every organization — big or small. There is no one set of rules that makes for an effective leader, but leadership encompasses a slew of characteristics and different people embody different sets of traits. The fact…

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How can HR convince the C-Suite to purchase anti-harassment training in 2019?

Image Credit: Pixabay.com (https://pixabay.com/en/share-price-stock-exchange-business-1013626/) It’s easier than you think. But, you need to speak the right language. And that language is money. In 2016, The EEOC Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace concluded that there is a compelling business case for stopping and preventing harassment. The report cited several supporting…

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Employee Perks: Should Companies Offer Free Food [POLL]

I ran across this article the other day on LinkedIn about “A Once-Rare Office Perk Takes Hold”. It’s about a growing number of companies offering free or discounted food to employees. Interesting read. But I must admit that when I see these articles, I don’t have the same reaction of “Wow! Companies offering free food!” because…

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New $15 minimum wage bill will be introduced in the Senate today.

Copyright Free – Stock Free images. Public Domain image dedication. CC0 1.0 Universal Licence – http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ For nearly ten years, from September 1, 1997 through July 23, 2007, the federal minimum wage was $5.15 per hour. Three times in the following two years, the minimum wage rose, settling in at $7.25 per hour on July 24, 2009….

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One Way To Turn an Unexpected Resignation into a PR Win…

If there's one cool thing about my career, it's that I'm surrounded by masters.  People doing great things. Leaders.. wait for it.. leading.  Innovation everywhere. And when required, the best people I'm surrounded by aren't afraid to play a little hardball.  The kind of hardball that's not afraid (when you're out of line and the…

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