10 Key Lessons from Leadership Books

Apr. 27, 2016 by

Read the first 7 key lessons from leadership books as per Blinkist and here are my three additional recommendations: 8. Turn talent into performance and build a great company, one employee and one workgroup at a time. “First, Break All the Rules”

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Words Behind the Words

Apr. 26, 2016 by

Over the past week, I’ve had several conversations about how to create the best story to attract the right people to the right companies.  One major project is to literally draft all of the job profiles and descriptions needed to


IoT and HR

Apr. 11, 2016 by

Internet of Things and future companies who adapt to the digitalization of HR, at least in products and a mindset shift to enjoy a competitive advantage

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Nonverbal Biases When Interviewing

Mar. 31, 2016 by

Sitting for lunch today at the ever-so-hip Soho House in Berlin, I was having a conversation today with a client about interview training.  Tomorrow is going to be the company’s first ever interview session (they planned 20 minutes) and when I

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Opportunity to Learn & Grow + More Pay = Women Stay Strong in Workforce

Mar. 23, 2016 by

If women had exciting work, opportunities to learn and grow coupled with equal pay as men, would they not exist the workforce?  Companies need to take action. Look at these survey results:  


HROS – HR Practitioner Survey

Mar. 22, 2016 by

Let’s find out what we need to move the needle.  Take this 5 minute survey today (it is really only 5 minutes) – deadline April 8:


Takeaways from HR Tech Spring 2016

Mar. 21, 2016 by

10 key takeaways from HR Tech Spring Good trends, but lacking the “what exactly” and “how” that leaders need to know to implement.



Mar. 16, 2016 by DO YOU DO WHAT YOU DO BEST EVERY DAY? Most likely, you don’t. Society and our bosses are consumed with fixing weaknesses, but imagine if we know what we are really great at – think about what is fun and


Design Thinking & Hiring

Mar. 16, 2016 by Applying Design Thinking to your Hiring Process – Interview with Suzanne Hamill, VP Design Thinking @ Fidelity Investments Is there room to apply design thinking and experimentation into the process of recruiting new employees? We try to apply it


CEO Challenge 2016: Talent & Next-Gen Leadership

Mar. 16, 2016 by

According to the The Conference Board CEO Challenge 2016 survey, CEOs say their two “hot button” issues are: Attracting and retaining top talent Developing next-generation leaders My two questions of the day: Do you agree? What are you doing about