There’s a quote that I love attributed to Mary Kay Ash, founder of the Mary Kay Cosmetics empire: “A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” In some form, this statement has been made many times and in many different ways. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, Inc., has a perspective that also rings true. “A company is a group organized to create a product or service, and it is only as good as its people and how excited they are about creating.”Read More
You’ve developed a robust succession planning process including picking the right people to participate and train, deciding on the right tool to use, and identifying high potential employees.
Unfortunately, that is where many succession planning programs begin and end. There is not much value to identifying high potentials if you are not going to develop them.Read More
The U.S. is a complex and diverse blend of races, ethnicities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, and generations. When your corporate culture embraces diversity, your company is in sync with your market and more likely to succeed.Read More
Companies may have great products, outstanding service, or phenomenal, disruptive technology, but it is people who make all those things happen. Culture and talent are the only true differentiators, and there is no doubt that HR has a huge impact on both.Read More