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To a Guy Who Made Chicago Work

August 31, 2014
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Whether they punched a time clock or punched out an opponent in the boxing ring, scrub or stud, hero or goat, nuclear physicist or gravedigger, millions of Chicagoans make their city work.


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Deploying Network Talent to Drive Innovation

August 29, 2014
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For companies to continuously innovate, they must first redesign how jobs are structured to discover and communicate new ideas.
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Why Culture Trumps Compliance

August 5, 2014
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To instill ethical behavior, organizations must provide incentives and encourage everyone to not only act properly but also to report violations.
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Adding Up the Asian Equation at Google

August 5, 2014
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The tech giant recently released its workforce diversity numbers, with the results causing some to say it is struggling from a diversity perspective.


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SHRM's Game of Chance

August 3, 2014
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The Society for Human Resource Management roared headlong into the certification competition late this spring, leaving the distinct impression that the organization intends to spin HRCI and its cadre of certification letters into irrelevance. 


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A Rock 'N' Roll Employment Lesson via the Old 97’s

June 11, 2014
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Employers, here’s your homework assignment: create some magic for your employees.
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The GM Nod and Salute: Legal Poisons at Work, Part 2

June 10, 2014
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My guess is that GM’s silent communication system started with senior leaders becoming so pervasive that people understood these gestures as clearly as if they had heard them out loud.


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PEP Buoys

June 3, 2014
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How channeling PEP (personal, energy and professional vision) can help you achieve your work-life balance goals.
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The Office Space Race

May 28, 2014
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Progressive companies have been rapidly redesigning the workplace, rooting out the cubicle farm and replacing them with open tables and shared work “pods.”
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Legal Poisons at Work

May 27, 2014
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The subtle way intent is communicated through behaviors like tone of voice, eye contact, facial expressions and body language, can diminish the productivity of others.


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