Links for May 9 2010

kindfully + mindfully by Leo Babuata on Zen Habits Quote: The Golden Rule goes something along the lines of, “Treat others as you’d want to be treated (in their place)”, but in another conception, how you treat others is how your treat yourself. It’s Not Idea Overload. It’s Filter Failure by Hutch Carpenter on Spigit … Read more

Employee Engagement – how it affects you

Some interesting research results being reported over on Fistful of Talent by Lizz Pellet who is the Chief Culture Officer at EMERGE International in a post titled “The Economic Recovery F-You Factor“. And yes…for those keeping score, this is the 2nd day in a row that I’ve linked to Fistful of Talent…they’ve got some great … Read more

The Dangers of Hidden Talent – New CIO Series

The New CIO is a weekly article about the challenges facing today’s CIO as well as what can be done to prepare for future challenges. Do you know the full capabilities of your team? Sure…you know what their resume’s said.  You think you know their backgrounds and their experience…but do you really know your team? … Read more

If they could choose, would they stay?

In these troubled times, it’s hard for organizations to focus on employee moral and happiness. I’ve heard many ‘leaders’ say things like “they should be happy they have a job” when confronted with low moral and employee unhappiness. My response to those ‘leaders’ is this: Think about what will happen when the economy rebounds and … Read more

Are you looking after your employees?

wanted to follow up my post titled “In a downturn, people are vital” with a few more thoughts on the subject. In that post, I said that “employees are your most important asset in any economy”…which is absolutely true.  I started thinking about that comment and realized that although many people might agree, you might … Read more

In a downturn, people are vital

Management Issues had an article on Sept 25 titled “Looking after talent is vital in a downturn” that gave me hope when I saw the title. The article discusses results of a survey Personnel Decisions International that shows that organizations are starting to realize that people are key…especially during hard times. The article says: Despite … Read more