Values in Dynamic Tension

Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds:Have you prioritized your values so you know which ones are more important than the others? Or are all of your personal values “tied for first?”Here’s a way to test this idea. Note down your top four personal values, the desired principles that guide your day-to-day plans, decisions, and actions.If you’ve…

Read on...

From wonky to wonkier, why your arbitration agreement may not be worth the paper on which it is printed?

Image Credit: Pixabay.com (https://pixabay.com/en/printer-fire-flames-broken-38027/) Yesterday, I successfully alienated every reader that doesn’t work in the restaurant industry or otherwise nerd out on Fair Labor Standards Act minutiae. Today, I double down with idiosyncratic arbitration agreements, specifically those possibly used by New Jersey employers. I promise to get back to something more universal tomorrow. Perhaps, Nova Scotian…

Read on...

Fair Labor Standards Act Obituaries: The 80/20 Rule

Image Credit: Photofunia.com (http://photofunia.com/results/5beb885c846d785f4e8b456d) The 80/20 rule passed away peacefully on November 8, 2018, when the U.S. Department of Labor issued this Opinion Letter. Rachel Taylor, writing for FoodNewsFeed.com has a nice summary of the 80/20 rule: Since it began on March 2, 2009, the confusing “80/20” rule has been causing headaches and lawsuits for…

Read on...

Creating a Winning Corporate Culture Through People Power

Guest post from Eric Tetuan:Creating a winning company culture starts with an investment in people. Not just investing in staff, but in relationships with clients as well as the people you serve. It requires having a deep understanding of human connections, of bonds, and of ways to break down barriers. Adopting a policy focused on…

Read on...

10 Financial Skills That Every Manager Needs

I ran across an article on the Association for Talent Development site titled “Financial Skills Every Manager Should Be Able to Navigate”. It’s a good read. Got me thinking…if I had to come up with a list of financial skills that every manager should know, what would they be? These are financial skills that managers…

Read on...