The Great Unknown … Life with a Baby

The Great Unknown … Life with a Baby

Article by Kate Gerber and Mary Ann Downey. Remember a time when you and your husband could go to a movie whenever you wanted to, eat a romantic...
Teeming with Productivity Potential

Teeming with Productivity Potential

You're not in this alone; your teammates stand ready to help. As the economic malaise continues to take its toll on organizations, teamwork may be one...
The Battle of the Carnivals

The Battle of the Carnivals

It's the battle of two carnivals, which isn't nearly as violent as one would imagine. With both the Leadership Development Carnival and Carnival of HR...
2009 Workplace Forecasts Podcast

2009 Workplace Forecasts Podcast

Happy New Year! Well, maybe, sort of. At least, we hope it'll be happy. But, a lot of people seem to have skipped right over that intoxicating, sweet...
HR: An Executive Training Ground?

HR: An Executive Training Ground?

The electorate has spoken. Obama's lack of experience? Irrelevant. If the recent political race in the U.S. brought nothing else to light, it...
The agony, the irony, and the challenges of leading through  the current dark tunnel

The agony, the irony, and the challenges of leading through the current dark tunnel

Banks going belly up. Automakers readying themselves to declare bankruptcy. Stocks tanking. Layoffs, layoffs and more layoffs. The news is so...
More Companies Shifting Healthcare Costs to Employees

More Companies Shifting Healthcare Costs to Employees

Costs have been shifted and cutbacks have come, but the health-care expense crisis continues for employers – and a new administration in the...
7 Tips to Improve Knowledge Retention

7 Tips to Improve Knowledge Retention

(and why it's important in a downsliding economy) When you're thinking about surviving in the current economy, you are probably not thinking about...
Attend i4cp’s Forecasts for the 2009 Workplace Webinar

Attend i4cp’s Forecasts for the 2009 Workplace Webinar

There is no question that 2009 is going to be a challenging year for employees and companies alike. Leaders, managers and HR professionals are going...
Leadership, Crisis and Culture: A Real-Life Simulation

Leadership, Crisis and Culture: A Real-Life Simulation

In my last blog, I made the statement, "If what is being written about Cisco is accurate, it appears to stack up very well against the eight...