Category Archives: Communication

Death by Survey

I don't know about you guys, but this whole survey thing is getting out of control. These days, it's hard to go to the bathroom without getting asked to fill one out. I can't complete an on-line transaction without being enticed with the long-odds of ...

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Get a Mouthpiece that Matters

You spend a lot of time tweaking your HR processes and programs. Much of this time, I'm sure, is spent on enveloping your stuff in the appropriate communications - getting people to use and appreciate what you've worked so hard to provide. Email, WebEx, ...

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That burger looks tasty…I think.

I love how fast food commercials - Taco Bell, McDonald's, Burger King...pick your favorite - blatantly misrepresent their fare. Never has a burger looked so damn good - cheese perfectly melted, lettuce and tomato crisp and sparkling with dew drops, and ...

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Try picking up the pen…

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The other day I received a hand-written note on a simple card from some one I met just briefly at a recent conference. Wow! I hadn't seen one of those since my Grandmother wrote me a thank you note for my Christmas present to her last year. Here's this person I've spent all of 15 ...

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The Care and Feeding of Your CFO

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If there's one position in the organizational construct that most HR leaders have trouble connecting with, I'm betting it's the CFO. Judging by the packed house at Karl Ahlrichs' presentation at the SHRM 2010 Annual Conference, my bet would have paid off. Entitled "Thinking Inside the Box - The Care and Feeding of ...

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