BRYAN BRENNER: WELCOME TO THE NEW HR

HR professionals are proactive, strategic partners in running a business—always cultivating a balance between organizational goals and the needs of the people. HR myth may suggest, however, that these professionals alone carry the culture, order birthday cakes, plan bridal showers, and “enforce” the rules. Truthfully, the important work of Human Resources takes the commitment of ...
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Relationships Matter

Bob Wilson, Founder and Chairman of ADVISA, writes a quarterly Chairman’s Letter. Bob’s letters skillfully incorporate his years of consulting experience into real-life stories. He writes from the heart. We hope you’ll enjoy.   A client CEO recently told me, “I’m concerned about our culture.” I asked him why; and he couldn’t really put a finger ...
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Navigating the World of Assessments

Assessment tools allow leaders and managers to move away from “hunch-based” hiring and “gut-feel” employee development toward data-based decision making. But not every assessment is right for every environment and circumstance. One of our fundamental beliefs is that data is a brain tool, not a substitute for smart thinking. In this flyer, we provide 10 key questions to consider when selecting an assessment ...
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Change Your Culture to Outperform Competitors

This nifty infographic makes the case for enabling your organization’s leaders to act as agents of cultural change.  Why is this important?  Research shows that: adaptive cultures outperform competitors by as much as 200% 70% of all major organizational change efforts fail. So, how do enlightened leaders make achieving effective, sustainable culture change job one?  One of the ...
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