Category Archives: Productivity

Process Management or Time Management that is the question

I was talking with a friend the other day who, was lamenting that she had too much work and not enough time to get it all done. Her manager contended the reason was that she and her teammate did not … Continue reading

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Mommy, the teacher told me I have a show and tell project due!!!!

  Do you remember those days from your elementary school days? Or better yet do you remember that from your kid’s elementary school days? (Sorry, I do not mean to put the getting older trap on you)? Well we have … Continue reading

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How did we lose our way?

On April 14 the Wall Street Journal ran an article about companies eliminating their HR departments. If you poll large enough population of corporate executives about the role of HR, a majority will tell you that HR is an obstacle … Continue reading

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What is the ROI of your decisions?

Turn to almost any organization in the country and a familiar thread is going to be heard – What is the ROI (Return on Investment) for this project? Human Resources is no different. Through the works of Bersin & Associates, who … Continue reading

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Is it really what we think it is?

Over the past week I have been going through some family issues which began with a medical emergency last Friday. Everyone we talked to from our family practitioner to the ER medical team believed that the signs pointed towards one … Continue reading

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14 steps to HR Excellence

Based on a presentation by the staff of Danbury Hospital in Connecticut, here are 14 steps to successfully introduce a process improvement effort into your HR department: 1. Do not expect a quick fix, seek a long term picture on … Continue reading

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It is choice not chance that defines our destiny

Awhile back we posted a blog entry in this space based on the marque of a local church. When I drove by it the other day the announcement of this Sunday’s sermon was on the marque and is the title … Continue reading

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