The Key Stages in Training

The Key Stages in Training

If you follow my blog regularly, you’ll know the last several entries have to do with training. We talked about why training fails and then we covered mastermind-style training that really gets results. Today, I’m talking about some of the nuts-and-bolts behind those...
Why Training Fails

Why Training Fails

I often get calls from CEOs who will ask me, “Ed, can you come in and do a training for us?” I say, “Sure I can, but let’s talk about why you believe you need training.” That’s where the discussion gets interesting because I typically hear things that are very...
Perfecting Your Leadership Skills

Perfecting Your Leadership Skills

Are you a boss or a leader? In this presentation, you’ll learn what the difference is and why it matters. You’ll also discover the 4 uncompromising qualities of a leader, how to make yourself indispensable, how to use a SWOT analysis for leadership, and what people...
Strategic Succession Planning

Strategic Succession Planning

Planning for both the foreseen and unexpected absences of people who hold key roles in an organization is a task which employers often avoid or engage in only in an informal manner. Worse yet, we sometimes limit the planning to the “C-Suite.” Without concentrated...
HR Strategic Planning

HR Strategic Planning

As you interact with your organization, it’s important to be able to share the strategic goals of your Human Resources department. Otherwise, how will your organization’s leaders understand what value your department adds? They’re definitely asking...
HR Audits: A Strategic Look

HR Audits: A Strategic Look

Human resource audits are a vital means of avoiding legal and/or regulatory liability that may arise from a company’s HR policies and practices. In addition to identifying areas of legal risk, audits often are designed to provide a company with information about the...
Building Employee Alignment

Building Employee Alignment

Do you want to leverage the talent you already have for bottom-line results? In this video, you’ll learn how to: • Identify key behaviors of all levels of employees and the link between those behaviors and the company’s bottom line • Build alignment in employees that...
The #1 Salary Mistake Not-For-Profits Make

The #1 Salary Mistake Not-For-Profits Make

Not-For-Profits: have you decided to make everyone salaried to avoid paying overtime? The fact is, it’s not that easy! In this video, I walk you through the items you must consider to determine whether an employee should be salaried or not.