Posts Categorized: Leadership

Do We Really Need Women of HR?

Women of HR. Really? When did we get to a point in our society when the majority thought it was a good idea to start a specialty group and brand themselves as a minority?

Leadership and the Gators

Leaders have different skill sets and they have different ways of working toward the same outcome. Learn what your new leaders bring to the table and utilize those skills.

We Are All Bullies, Sometimes

We’re all stressed these days, trying to do everything perfectly, or reach too many goals in too few hours. In showing self-control, empathy, and courage, you show how truly powerful you really are.

When Faith and Gut Collide

When we trust ourselves, and our experiences, we have a higher probability of being spot on most of the time.

Red Suits, Geeks and Connecting With Peers

Connecting with others can be an art form, and it is a very important success building skill. I have found that if I first look for what I have in common with someone, instead of what makes us different, it is much easier to connect.

Gender At Work

As HR pros, we are supposed to help ensure that there is a clear line of sight between an employee’s effectiveness and his or her ability to do well at our organizations. Let’s work together to help company managers disentangle their own gender conformity preferences from the requirements of the job, and the companies we help lead.

Don’t Give In To Stereotypes

W.C. Fields once said, “It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.” It may be bad form to quote this misanthrope for a posting on the Women of HR but there are lessons to be learned from everybody.

Mars and Venus on Risk

Being successful in business often requires one to take risk. Without risk, decisions are not made, deals don’t get done, and business comes to a grinding halt. Are women risk averse and does that impact their ability to succeed in business?

I Enjoy Being a Girl. I Think.

If you still call yourself a girl and you’re over the age of 14, I’ve got news for you. Based on the average age of first menstruation in the US, you are technically no longer a girl. Why, in some work settings, does it continue to be acceptable and common to refer to groups of women as girls?