Category Archives: Human Resource Management

Who’s Managing ‘Your’ Time?

Hundreds of books have been written and careers have be spent writing and advising on how to manage your time.  This won’t be one of those.  However, as one who is not that great at time management, I feel justifiably qualified … Continue reading

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How to Find the Right Balance in Your Employee Compensation Programs

Anytime the topic of compensation is raised, folks scatter to establish their positions on the proverbial compensation battlefield.  Finding the proper balance between wage and non-wage compensation has been topic for a number of years at my current firm, as we try to control … Continue reading

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Are you a good boss? The value of effective middle management.

Are you a good boss?  The value of effective middle management. This is a good snippet on the power of leading/teaching/mentoring. A colleague recently shared with me a study conducted by Kathryn Shaw and Edward Lazear of Stanford’s Graduate School … Continue reading

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Why Alexander Graham Bell Never Used E-mail

Watson Come Here! “Mr. Watson come here!…”  That famous phrase ushered in the beginning of remote two-way communication.  (Some may argue that is the smoke signal, the drum, or the swiss alphorn but that is a different discussion. Just try to … Continue reading

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Improving Your Success Ratio in New Sales Hires

The Challenge in Hiring New Sales People Over the last 20 years, I have hired a lot of salespeople and unfortunately, too few reached their sales goals or made it to their second anniversary of employment.  I take only small … Continue reading

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