Browsing All posts tagged under »Authenticity«

Seths Blog: The cost of neutral

January 12, 2013

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Every employee knows when they are “engaged” in their work and workplace. Every manager and HR leader knows when the employees in their department or their company is engaged. They even know when the actively disengaged employee is voicing their “disengagement”. In this post from Seth Godin, he makes that point about the cost of […]

Take time to contemplate golfballs and beer…

December 27, 2012

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This is a story I’ve heard many times and it is worth the time to read it…and share it! A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with […]

Good enough!

December 26, 2012

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As a successfully recovering over-preparer…I’d like to share what my daughter shared with me…what she gleaned from my becoming more of a “being” than a “doer” — Hard isn’t always better (you don’t get extra points for choosing the hard way) and spontaneity offers great often unrecognized benefits. I didn’t know that was the (new) message I […]

The Autism Advantage – NYTimes.com

December 3, 2012

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Inclusion is good for business. This very special company Denmark, Specialisterne is proving it one consultant at a time. Espousing on  on the fact that every individual has their own unique strengths this company places adults with autism in work assignments and are having great success.  They believe in the “Dandelion model”: …when dandelions pop […]

B Corp – Certification for Socially Responsible Companies

November 9, 2012

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Triple Bottom Line  —  Socially Responsible   —   Conscious Consumerism  —  Corporate Responsibility Is your company talking about these things in your strategy meetings?  If so, please do not stop GO directly to B Corp.  www.bcorporation.net and check out the great things they are doing to certify companies embracing the above business commitments. Here is a […]

Does your website “speak” your culture language?

November 4, 2012

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A company’s culture and branding are sometimes two different things. A company’s customer and employment brands are sometimes two different things. I recently talked to a recruiter at a financial services company that said he has a unique challenge because the work environment he recruits for is entrepreneurial, they are looking for employees who can […]

Extreme “Death” Benefits

November 2, 2012

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More interesting retention programs are being created and uncovered every day — why?  The war for talent is alive and well and culture is a competitive advantage. This Inc article covers benefit available if a Google employee dies during their employment at Google. Extreme Benefits: Google Edition | Inc.com. So Inc asks — What do […]