If George Washington had wooden teeth, little harm comes from people who believe this myth. People and any performance myth that a department or organization has around human capital, however, creates real impact on motivation and return on involvement.
An Agile focus is on people and interactions to produce
frequent, tangible results. A portfolio perspective is very similar
to 401(k) plans: collect a basket of options to mix and match for
targeted results. Both are current challenges that can deliver
The mergers and acquisitions world sprinkles potential deals with a bit of pixie dust called synergy. Synergy is neither rational, functional, nor logical.
If HR used the word synergy in an accounting meeting? Laughed out of the room. If HR or human capital used the word synergy in a corporate finance discussion? The time value of money, that is rational. What will it cost? What return will it realize? When will it realize that return? All rational.
Synergy? Synergy is more a pagan fairy than rational way to make a deal.
Human capital management is motivation management. No matter the IQ of an individual or the collected experience of the team without …
The ability to change comes from the desire to change. The key to positive change is a person’s intrinsic motivation to change. Appreciative Inquiry works around a premise that we move and change in the direction we inquire.
Inquiries into problems will find problems.
Inquiries into what is working or what is best shines a light onto what works and possibilities of how it could work. Almost anyone can appreciate a switch that turns on a highlight of possibilities.
Industry myopia culls innovation. People who grow in one industry or cycle, through only one industry may seem safe to hire. …
5 things I’ve seen, read, or thought might seed results: 1. They’re Human Capital, Not Cattle — Talent Management Magazine This article …
5 things I’ve seen, read, or thought might seed results: 1. The tussle for talent — The Economist Successful companies integrate talent …
Organizations don’t simply run from a strategic plan prescription. Projected cash flows don’t deliver themselves. Business units don’t run in a …
5 things I’ve seen, read, or thought might seed results: 1. Speed to Market: Increasing Knowledge Velocity — Chief Learning Officer …
A stakeholder is anyone, or group, who can positively or negatively affect the outcome of the project. This posts introduces two Excel template worksheets for stakeholder identification and management.
Prior to a project’s go-ahead this template identifies groups and individuals with a stake in the success, and failure.
The effort makes sure we understand the key concerns and motivations of these audiences in order to mitigate risk to over-look or under-appreciate stakeholder position.
I transitioned into a human capital focus gradually over my career. My collected experiences just overwhelmingly led me to realize without …
Your small business does not have the culture to succeed as a big business.
Initial ad hoc procedures may prove to drive those early revenues and perhaps the same procedures can manage a firm’s expansion to 30 employees, 75 employees, or 100 employees.
As the growth of a firm increases the amount of interactions and the dynamics of each interaction become more important. Repeatability, scalability, and human capital strategies are vital to have in place before growth.
With a Competing Values Framework your current culture and future culture present present your roadmap for intentional growth.
Many private equity and venture capital firms claim to rely on the quality of entrepreneur to determine funding. But rarely is this human …
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