Category: Human Resources

Week of April 1, 2019

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“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” Helen Keller 1880-1968 The Useless Class  The introduction of machinery into agriculture in the 1800s freed millions from the farm to flock to the cities where, fortunately, an industrial revolution was also occurring

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‘Knowledge’ Workers and ‘Wisdom’ Workers

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The frustration of Baby Boomers and Millennials is well publicized but maybe we should be looking for inter-generational opportunities instead of problems.  Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s joint philanthropic activities are a great example of two generations working together, as are Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s recent collaboration. To that

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Six Scary Numbers

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The Gallup Organization recently surveyed a number of organizations and shared the results of six questions it asked the employees about conditions at their companies.  Here are the questions. Ask yourself what the results should be for your organization and then check that against what Gallup found in its survey. What

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