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People Development Network

Some attributes of digital technologies (open, shareable, adaptive, modular, scalable) exercise every day our natural human skills: sociality, empathy, creativity, altruism, adaptation. In the analysis of a company's balance these words are not normally used but yet those companies who have organized themselves by opening borders to sharing knowledge and experience with others show excellent conditions not only of their spirits, but also of their economics.

Want to build your team? Create a constitution

A friend of a friend asked me recently about doing some team building for his small department. "They've outperformed themselves this year," he said. "They mostly work independently. I want to help them gel as a team. Would a bowling night do that?" I'm not a big fan of team building sessions.

Leadership Lessons from Frank Reagan - Leadership

In October 2015, Jeff joined Bluelock as Executive Vice President of Product and Service Development. He is responsible for driving the company's product strategy and service vision and strategy. Jeff focuses on the evolving IT landscape and the changing needs of our customers, together with the Bluelock team, ensures our products and services meet our client's needs and drives value in their organizations now and in the future.

How Strategic Onboarding Helps Employees Thrive

For those of us involved with new hire onboarding programs, maintaining the status quo is all too easy. Going beyond initial orientation to offer deeper learning opportunities may seem obvious and simple, yet many onboarding programs remain minimalistic. There is growing evidence that this is a huge missed opportunity to retain and engage new hires.

The Office Politics of Business: It's Only Human

I founded Coyote Insight in 2000 to help start-ups as well as established companies and brands plan for profitable growth. I have worked with dozens of organizations throughout North America and Asia. In 1986, I founded what was to become the largest independent market research/database marketing company in the consumer electronics and high tech fields.

Leadership Motivation and Inspiration for Business Owners

Way back when you started your business it was new, fresh, and exciting. Somehow you have continued to thrive despite some roadblocks and failures. But at some point you might feel the unpleasant tug of ennui bringing you to a place of pure complacency.

Disrupting Mums Word On Family Friendly Policies

With the recent revelation that 61% of millennial mums are in the work force, embracing family friendly policies is now seen as good business sense, and not just another piece of legislation that a company has to follow.

How New Leaders Use the Power of Words for Disruption

Words are the code that programs our thoughts and ultimately cultivate our internal and external environment that directs our behavior. To transform culture, we must reprogram the language, firstly of the leaders, and then the whole organization.

Tips For Eliminating Fear and Improving Self Confidence

Have you ever asked yourself the question "What is the worst that could happen?" Well, research has showed that we place a lot of importance on potential problems rather than outcome.

Schools in Session - Practical Lessons in Diversity

Since Lord Davies review of boardroom diversity, the 'D word' has been the unavoidable buzzword on everyone's lips. And with the recent reports of the governments proposed gender pay gap reports, many businesses are feeling flustered at the thought of having to shift the balance and finally comply with equal pay.

3 Traits of Toxic Leaders

Not all leaders are created equal. What's more, just because a person is in a position of leadership does not automatically mean they are a leader. The term " toxic leadership " is somewhat of an oxymoron, because true leaders aren't toxic-nevertheless, many companies struggle with managers, department heads, and even CEOs that are downright poisonous to their organizations.

Busyness isn't a hero badge - People Development Network

I know it's an unavoidable part of modern day society but we've also made being busy into some kind of strange accolade. The other day I asked a client how she was and she replied with a sense of glee that she'd been so busy.

Your Life Reflects Your Input

Ken Keis, Ph.D, President of CRG, is considered a global authority on the way assessment strategies increase and multiply your success rate. In 28 years, he has conducted over 3,000 presentations and invested 10,000+ hours in consulting and coaching. His latest book, The Quest for Purpose: A Self-Discovery Process To Find It and Live It!

Home Sweet Home - People Development Network

Perhaps you've been drawn to care for a homeless adult, teen or family who lives in your community? I've had the fortunate experience of befriending three homeless adults - one of which I'll feature here. When I launched a free senior program called, Club 60+, I met Morton.

6 Daily Habits that Will Boost Your Self Confidence

Think for a minute about those things that you do with self confidence - just the little things. You are probably pretty confident that you can read this post; you are probably pretty confident that you can drive your car and cook a meal.

Tips To Help You Stay Motivated and Productive

For a lot of people who begin start-ups, things start off with a bang and it's all pretty exciting. However, what happens when the honey moon period is over? A start up can take months and in some cases even years to turn a profit after Reward yourself.

A Small Act of Goodwill Impacts Generations

In October 2015, Jeff joined Bluelock as Executive Vice President of Product and Service Development. He is responsible for driving the company's product strategy and service vision and strategy. Jeff focuses on the evolving IT landscape and the changing needs of our customers, together with the Bluelock team, ensures our products and services meet our client's needs and drives value in their organizations now and in the future.

The Greatest Gift I Ever Received

When I heard about the month of Goodwill stories the one that came straight to mind is the greatest gift I received nearly 15 years ago. I had moved down to the south of Spain on a shoestring and had decided that I wanted to become a coach.

Awakening the Spirit of Christmas - People Development

The year was 1978. In the USA, we were battered by high unemployment, extraordinarily high inflation and an out of control cost of living. As Christmas fast approached, I was working in my first professional job. The pay was low and although most people liked working with each other, the business owner was the sort of leader who represented the worst side of capitalism.

Q & A with Alan Price of Peninsula Business Services

Alan Price is Senior Director for one of the leading employment law consultancies in the UK, he is also an Elected Director and Trustee for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). With such a broad overview of HR and Employment matters, I am delighted to feature our Q & A with Alan to bring you the latest thinking on people issues.

Experiencing Trading Currencies to Benefit Your Business Strategy

Your business strategy can be enhanced by spread betting and forex trading as well as providing high risks, high rewards, adrenaline rushes, and excitement

Q & A With Terence Mauri - People Development

I'm really pleased to share my latest Q& A with Terence Mauri. Terence Mauri is an Inc. Magazine Top 100 leadership expert, speaker, and mentor to leaders

5 Essential Behaviours to Maintain Your Integrity as a Leader

This research the ILM shows that while 83% of managers say organizations have value statements, so how do you maintain your integrity as a leader?

6 Common Interview Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Are you guilty of these interview mistakes? Interviews can be scary. Whether you’re being interviewed for a possible role or even if you’re interviewing