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How Boards Can Get Human Capital Management Right in Five (Not So) Easy Steps
April 13 | Paul Washington, Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Rebecca L. Ray, PhD, Executive Vice President, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
At the outset of the pandemic, employees were the top priority of boards, second only to continued liquidity. That focus intensified during the social unrest following the death of George Floyd. Now, the SEC’s new disclosure rules on human capital management (HCM) could further reinforce the focus on workers — at least temporarily.
Former Hewlett Packard CEO, Carly Fiorina, on her new book, Find Your Way
July 17 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett Packard, as she discusses her new book which draws on her own remarkable journey, and empirical evidence accumulated over four decades in the workplace, to help her readers unleash their career potential.
How Organizations Build Highly Engaged Teams: A Closer Look at Quicken Loans
April 18 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Join this lively podcast where Robin Erickson, PhD, Principal Researcher, interviews KimArie Yowell, Vice President of Talent Development at Quicken Loans about how they engage their teams. Quicken Loans has a unique approach to engagement that is clearly successful as they’ve been named to FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the last 16 years. Learn how the Quicken Loans “isms” provide the foundation for a diverse and dynamic culture.
Kathryn Sollmann on Building an Alternative Career Development Plan for Women
March 22 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join Kathryn Sollmann as she discusses her latest book, Ambition Redefined, which provides readers with an alternative career development strategy for women who want a fulfilling, lucrative career but do not want to climb the traditional corporate ladder.
What Mentors Wish Their Mentees Knew
December 22 | Vineet Chopra | Sanjay Saint | Comments (0)
The mentor-mentee relationship is a tango between a more senior person and a junior one. Just as in dance, coordination and orchestration between parties is necessary for grace and success. And while we and others have written about what makes the ideal mentor, comparatively less attention has been given to the other partner.
What I Learned About Coaching After Losing the Ability to Speak
September 28 | Mark Rosen | Comments (0)
I was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 2001. By 2003 I could no longer speak intelligibly or walk, and any muscle control became more difficult as the disease progressed. I knew I couldn’t keep facilitating team meetings and giving strategy presentations — staples of the consulting services I had provided for many years.
The Benefits of Virtual Mentors
September 21 | Bala Iyer | Comments (0)
Having a mentor has always helped with professional development and career advancement, but in today’s complex workplace, one mentor alone often won’t do. To spark innovation and ideation, employees often require information from a number of areas in real time. That’s why there is a need for us to have multiple mentors with expertise in various domains.