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What is your human capital strategy?

What is your human capital strategy?

As we bask in the last long days of August, I am reminded of how my friends and I would end each summer during middle school: Lounging in my backyard (unconcerned about the damaging effects [...]

Don’t believe distractions cost? Think again!

Don’t believe distractions cost? Think again!

Did you know it takes, on average, 23 minutes to refocus your mental effort and energy on a task after being interrupted? Have you ever considered how many times you’re interrupted in a day? [...]

Performance standards – Rule or tool?

Performance standards – Rule or tool?

I’m often asked, in my role as a performance strategist, “Should our organization have performance standards in place?”  I usually I respond with a question of my own, “Why do you ask?”  What follows [...]

Are your humans connecting the dots?

Are your humans connecting the dots?

Earlier this month, Geezeo announced the sale of their company to Jack Henry and Associates. Financial executives across the industry took notice. Something big had happened: The continuing consolidation of technology providers is an industry-changing [...]