Human Capital Strategies - September 29
Happy Monday! Over the weekend, I got to enjoy beautiful weather on the first couple days of fall. I also had a chance to catch up on reading some of my favorite blogger's recent posts. Here are my top five favorites to share with you.
John Hope Bryant Blog: Love & Leadership Go Hand in Hand - Lately, many leaders have been blaming their downfalls on the economic crisis. Pointing fingers at the economic crisis will not solve the problem because we need to know what causes the economic crisis. John points out in his blog that it is the lack of love for others and loss of values and morals that is causing this economic crisis.
William Powell, The Leadership Advisor: Why Homogeneous Training Is Killing Your Leadership Development - Does your team use the same(homogenous) training at all levels of the company? If so, you may want to rethink your training and development programs. Each level of the company is unique, as well as each individual, which means they all need different approaches to improve their performance.
Michael Kerr, Humor Blog: Zapped By Zappos: Lessons in How to Build a Workplace Culture that WOWS! - The culture of an organization is very vital to the success of that organization. Michael lays out ten insights he gained from Zappos for a better workplace, and all the insights stem from the culture of the organization.
Wally Bock, Three Star Leadership Blog: Muddle-Headed Thinking about Engagement - This post from Wally is a response to Tony Schwartz' work about what leaders can do to improve the workplace. I checked out both articles and encourage you to do the same. Let me point out that I am more agreeable to Wally's view on promoting a better workplace. What do you think?
Meghan M. Biro, The 12 Most Blog: The 12 Most Essential Leadership Traits - Meghan points out that 80 percent of employees would leave their job if they could. Why such a high percentage? People are not liking their jobs, and Meghan blames it on leadership. She shares 12 traits that leaders should all encompass to make a better workplace for employees.