If You Want to be a Strategic-Minded HR Leader, You’ve Got to be Doing This

We all know HR leaders hold a critical role in any organization. They’re the hub for all things people — the most important asset of any business.

Yet despite this, many HR professionals struggle to be seen as the truly strategic partners they are.

One reason is this: they’re not effectively demonstrating the impact of their work — especially as it relates…

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  • February 4, 2019
  • Influence and Political Savvy, Leading Other Managers, Managers as Coaches, Strategic Thinking,

Integrating not Onboarding: Retain the Talent You Worked So Hard to Identify

Year after year, HR leaders often list recruiting and retaining talent as their biggest challenge.

While there are many variables to recruitment and retention that are out of our control, we can make bringing new leaders into an organization less challenging if we’re vigilant in perfecting the parts we can control.

One of those parts is making sure our “onboarding” or…

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  • November 9, 2018
  • CRN Core Beliefs, Influence and Political Savvy, Leading Other Managers, Managers as Coaches, Meaningful Conversations, New Manager Assimilation, Relationship Building, Strategic Thinking,

Why The Middle Is Important

Being a leader in today’s workplace is complex, especially for those who are “in the middle.” Pulled from both above and below, today’s middle managers are dealing with a plethora of challenges, such as leading a team with potentially under-skilled workers, trying to manage through contradictory goals, or using internal systems and processes that no longer support the organization’s…

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  • April 11, 2017
  • Leading a Team, Leading Other Managers, The Middle,
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