5 Things You Should Do to Get HR Up and Running 150 150 Diane McNally

5 Things You Should Do to Get HR Up and Running

5 Things You Should Do to Get HR Up and Running I know, I know, the last thing you want to think about is HR “stuff”.  It feels like such a hassle; paperwork, administrative tedium, complicated rules and regulations.  Yes, HR may seem like one of the more mundane realities of operating a business, but…

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Harassment Training Doesn’t Work 150 150 Diane McNally

Harassment Training Doesn’t Work

Harassment Training Doesn’t Work This may be HR heresy, but I’m completely convinced that traditional “harassment training” is highly ineffective and may actually act as an obstacle to creating workplace engagement.  Yes, an actual hindrance to a healthy workplace ecosystem.  Let me explain. I wish I had a nickel for every hour of harassment training…

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Introducing HR Fast Packs 150 150 Diane McNally

Introducing HR Fast Packs

Introducing HR Fast Packs Three years ago, I was working with an entrepreneur (Bob), whose business was growing significantly.   He was like a whirling dervish trying to keep up with all aspects of the business.  Bob found himself in what he called a “suicide squeeze”, which he described as running fast for the score, but…

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Leadership — Take it Personally 150 150 Diane McNally

Leadership — Take it Personally

What’s your leadership style? How many times have you been asked that question? It’s hard to answer something so personal; maybe it is something you never have thought about. So many factors add up to your style, or as I like to call it, your “presence”. But, what is “presence”? Some think of it as…

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Leadership. Is It Really that Simple? 150 150 Diane McNally

Leadership. Is It Really that Simple?

I admit it. I’ve adjusted my email filters to tighten down on the numerous solicitations that I receive about “HR stuff”. It took me a long time. I thought I might miss something; whatever the newest thing may be. More recently, I’ve noticed the proliferation of information about “leadership”. Not a day goes by that…

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When Leaders Don’t Get it Right 150 150 Diane McNally

When Leaders Don’t Get it Right

Roger Goodell probably would like a “do-over”. When he said that he “didn’t get it right”, regarding the Ray Rice domestic violence situation, he probably should have said, “I didn’t get it right, at all”. This isn’t about Roger. It’s about how leaders handle their mistakes; when they don’t get it right. First, take a…

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