Restoring Hope in HR

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Restoring Hope in HR

Restoring Hope in HR

Restoring Hope in HR Last week I had the opportunity to speak at the Talent Management Alliance (@TheTMAlliance) HRBP University Conference.  I spoke at the end of day 1, right before happy hour, which was a bit tough.  Don’t ever keep HR folks from their cocktails! I was in front of ~150 HR practitioners who were awesome.  They gave me their undivided attention. They wanted to learn and it definitely felt like they were engaged in what I was saying. I spoke about culture and change.  I shared information about merging cultures during acquisitions and when bringing in new executives. The entire conference, the speakers were amazing.

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Goals, Schmoals!

Goals, Schmoals!

I am a goal setter.  I like to sit for a couple hours sometime in December (okay, it usually ends up being January) and plan what I am going to work on for the year.  It is a great way to reflect on what I have done in the past year and focus on what’s ahead. A few years ago, I stumbled upon a copy of the book, Best Year Yet and started using it to set my goals and intentions for the year.  I love the question format that Jinny Ditzler has set up and now they have a website to

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