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The Great Workplace 2.0
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2012.09.25

The purpose of The Great Workplace 2.0™ is simple: while it is happening, show core changes in great workplaces, so that start-ups, small and mid-size companies, can extract the principles that other companies are discovering. By example, grow in a healthy and sustainable fashion; return to our economy great dividends of revenue, value and innovation.

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2010.05.18

In a Colorado Business Magazine Article entitled: ”Top Four HR Challenges for 2010” http://www.cobizmag.com/articles/top-four-hr-challenges-for-2010/ written by Susan Zimmerman, SPHR, MBA, Senior VP – Human Resources for Lincoln Trust Company (her background is primarily Financial Institution HR), Susan concludes that: Legislation, Talent Acquisition, Organizational “Dieting” and “Healing the Corporate Mind, Body and Soul”, are the four top priorities for HR in 2010. In essence her article comes down to this: HR needs to find cheaper ways of doing everything. Vendors need to pay the price. Talent is difficult to find. Legislation needs to be looked at, and in the greater perspective, HR needs to lead the way to healing employee’s fears, leading executives and businesses into the future and preparing the business strategies for years beyond. The real issue is this: HR is supposed to be good at so many things, but can only really INFLUENCE a few. The attraction to many HR ...
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2010.05.18

If one truly wants to “knock it out of the park” in their chosen field, then find the “Babe Ruth” of the game and do everything he tells you to do.

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2010.05.14

In an effort to accept and grieve the loss of my beloved honeybee colony, I will become HER (the ladies of the hives) voice. If humanity won’t listen to HER maybe if we as consumers become responsible we can implement change by our own actions.

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2010.05.13

The following is a conversation between Jimmy and Tommy, who are working security at an Indians baseball game. This dialogue takes place via their walkie-talkies, which are provided to them at every game, obviously for mobile communication. Jimmy: Another home run…go Tribe! We are having one heck of a great season! Tommy: You got that right! I love this job…we’ve got the best seats in the house, AND we’re getting paid…summers in Cleveland are the absolute best, no question. Plus, we get WALKIE-TALKIES! THAT just takes the cake man…over. Jimmy: Copy that! I remember when my sisters and I use to run around the neighborhoods speaking in codes with our walkie-talkies. It was an all-the-time-thing for whatever purpose we could find. There is no doubt that walkie-talkies are one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. Copy? Tommy: Copy. The inventor of the walkie-talkie, Al Gross, was THE pioneer ...
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2010.05.13

When times are lean having creating a budget for your business is imperative. Start small but set that “bottom line” profit first mentality for your future.

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2010.05.12

Better Business Bureau’s complaint on a recruiter from a rather less than stable individual!

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