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Why CEO’s Want HR to Transform Itself

Why CEO’s Want HR to Transform Itself

November 28, 2021

Human Resource departments are facing an unprecedented demand to become analytic and data-driven. But few are answering the call. What should HR practitioners and consultants do to respond?

How Data Opens New Doors for Companies

How Data Opens New Doors for Companies

November 15, 2021

 

In the past few years, what opportunities has the shift to online business created for local companies? Your firm may be automating its processes, but is it also converting the data being collected into competitive advantage?

 

Lessons from Virtual Conferences

Lessons from Virtual Conferences

October 31, 2021

If you have been asked to create a multi-day, online event, you may want it to be everything a live event should be. But you could also be wondering: should it try to mimic a face-to-face experience? And what does success even look like in this environment?

Are you a tit-for-tat manager?

Are you a tit-for-tat manager?

October 17, 2021

As a company leader, you are probably interested in employees doing their best work. But most new staff members quickly lose the inspiration they had on their first day. How can you intervene so that precious employee motivation doesn’t get lost so soon?

Triaging new workplace ideas

Triaging new workplace ideas

October 2, 2021

An engaged staff full of bright ideas? This is clearly an aspiration for most leaders. But what happens when employees, armed with a dose of courage, create more noise than anything else? What should organizations do when people pick up the habit of simply speaking what’s on their mind, with little commitment behind their words?

Stop your brainstorming for better innovations

Stop your brainstorming for better innovations

September 18, 2021

Where should good ideas for new products and services come from? Does the customer know best or not? Answer these questions correctly and your company could launch a series of winning offerings.

On fostering powerful admins

On fostering powerful admins

September 4, 2021

As an up-and-coming leader in your company, do you need an administrative assistant? If you are adamant that you don’t, consider that it’s only a matter of time before your mind changes. The question is, do you know why this will take place?

Personal Productivity Scorecard

Personal Productivity Scorecard

August 22, 2021

What can you do in short periods which demand that you get a lot done, sometimes with overlapping deadlines? They are especially bothersome if your calendar is full and you feel as if you are already giving 100%. In those moments, you can’t defy time: you must ramp up your productivity.

The unending new-tech learning curve

The unending new-tech learning curve

August 8, 2021

What can you do in short periods which demand that you get a lot done, sometimes with overlapping deadlines? They are especially bothersome if your calendar is full and you feel as if you are already giving 100%. In those moments, you can’t defy time: you must ramp up your productivity.

As a Jamaican manager, January and September are probably a couple of your busiest months. Why? Both represent traditional returns from days spent away from the office. Projects which have been paused need to be resumed with gusto, energized by your downtime.

The perfect work day

The perfect work day

July 25, 2021

How do you design an inspiring day’s work? Is it a matter of luck, or chance? Or can it be engineered and turned on like a switch?

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