Tag: Decisions

Another day making decisions no one wants to make!

On the phone this week with a few HR Pros from the hospitality industry (think hotels and restaurants) some of the folks hit the worst by the pandemic. We start the call like most calls – “how are you doing”. At some point during the pandemic, when this question is asked, I kind of just started laughing. How am I doing? How are you…

Five Steps for Making Smarter HR Tech Decisions

  If you read only a single article this year about how to lead an HR function, make this the one, it’ll make you smarter.   It’s an open secret amongst sales people that making someone feel smart is a great way to propel a deal forward, while showing someone how to be smart is often a deal-killer. Why? Because feeling smart feels good…

Organizational Agility: Making Informed Decisions with Speed

This post was originally published on this site In a rapidly changing world, there is no place for slow, inflexible decision-making. To compete, today’s workers and business leaders must be empowered to make informed decisions at speed. For enterprises, having access to the right data, and ensuring that employees at all levels use it to make the best decisions, is critical to long-term success…

Know Your Why–Gut Decisions and Your Career

I feel like I should dedicate this post to PFP, a local gym my youngest daughter attends. My youngest has scoliosis, and in addition to being braced for a number of years by a phenomenal Orthotist, she’s been working out with a trainer to have an amazingly strong core. The best news–the workouts at PFP have been pivotal in reducing her curves so she’ll…

Leaders Say ‘Purpose’ Is Important, But It Doesn’t Often Guide Decisions

I’m seeing a trend in the human capital management space wherein vendors/consulting firms are creating mini-whitepapers rather than big research reports. The continuation of “Snack Nation,” I guess. But I like it. For those among us who just don’t have the time to sit down and focus on a lengthy research report, these snackable bits of relevant research and content are helpful. And PwC…

What If Managers Didn’t Make Comp Decisions?

A common objective in redesigning performance management methods is to improve the quality of coaching between managers and employees. This objective is a reaction to traditional performance appraisal processes that focused more on evaluation with relatively little attention given to ongoing continuous performance management conversations.

How to Make Your Organization Better at Decisions

Why is it so easy to criticize the decisions of others but so difficult to make the tough calls ourselves? What is it that makes high-stakes decisions so difficult? I used to think it was because it was hard to decide the right solution. But as I’ve coached executives struggling with such decisions, I’ve noticed that often it’s fairly clear for them which decision…

Should You Consider Social Media in Recruiting Decisions?

You know the story—girl meets boy, girl likes boy, girl wants to hire boy, girl decides to check boy’s Facebook/Snapchat/Twitter/Instagram, girl sees stuff she doesn’t like about boy, girl doesn’t hire boy. Is this OK? What do you think? Let’s exclude LinkedIn from the debate since that’s a generally accepted business and recruiting tool. What about all the others? Yes—it’s not only OK but…

Kris Dunn talks MANAGERIAL DECISIONS: That’s What They Money Is For… #royals

It would be funny if it weren’t so awful. Earlier this week, the world series in professional baseball was lost in part due to a manager bending to the desires and whims of an employee.  Let’s get the rundown from Business Insider: “The New York Mets lost the World Series in heartbreaking fashion on Sunday night after yet another late-inning collapse. Fighting to push…

Kris Dunn lists 5 Ways To Make Yourself a Target Via Your Hiring Decisions…

In every organization, there’s an ebb and flow.  How things get done, what the norms are and what’s acceptable related to the way you communicate to the rest of the organization. I’ve always been interested in how hiring decisions send messages to the rest of the organization.  There’s  a hundred positive ways to use hiring decisions to send great messages to the rest of…