Category Archives: General

  1. Your happiness is your responsibility; it’s time to quit your job

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    July 28, 2014 by Neil

    The biggest cause of employee dissatisfaction is regret. The failure of individual employees to take ownership of their choices and to exercise the options that they have, rather than bemoaning the areas that they can’t control. Choice and action are the only ways to happiness, the past is the past and life is too short to sit being unhappy and blaming others.

  2. HR excellence versus HR stupidity

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    July 2, 2014 by Neil

    The HR Excellence Awards were held this week and there was quite a bit of fallout in relation to the compere. Finger pointing and wagging was at a peak. Because as HR practitioners we know that blame is one of the most helpful ingredients in high performance….

  3. The Bog (standard) Squad

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    June 30, 2014 by Neil

    There is a skill to covering a conference or event well. Too many people going to conferences now are there for their own personal gain and exposure. Being a blogger does not make you cool.

  4. A chain of thought

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    June 16, 2014 by Neil

    I don’t know of any other area of business where we would fragment the management of the supply chain and believe that it would result in a better performance. Yet the arguments are ongoing to separate out the functional expertise from the generalist HR function.

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