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What Does Knowing Your Organizational DNA* Mean?

*Organizational DNA is a metaphor for the underlying factors that together define an organization’s“personality” and help explain its performance.

In a few weeks Anne and I fly to St. 799 more words


Hosting a Brand Trivia Night at work

This will be a fun event if your company is in the tech / social space. You could always edit the questions to fit your industry. 230 more words

How to prank your work BFF

When I’m feeling mischievous, nothing will stand in my way of a good prank. Here are 6 ways to mess with your coworkers.

1. The Rogue Mouse… 821 more words

millennials just wanna have fun

I’d like to think I’m near the forefront of the millennial movement in the workplace, it’s not happening fast enough for me! A huge shift in employee experience is coming. 396 more words

Escape from New York: Upstate's Problem with Fleeing Talent

Earlier this morning I read this piece in Rochester, New York’s Democrat and Chronicle about upstate’s desperate plea to keep college grads from leaving.  As someone who graduated from an upstate university in 2008, looked for suitable employment for four years (while employed for three) and then left, I have first-hand experience from the other side – wanting to leave. 1,713 more words

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The War for Talent Isn’t Over or Lost, Fast Company Article Notwithstanding

“The War For Talent Is Over And Everyone Lost.”

That’s the headline of Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic’s and Adam Yearsley’s recent Fast Company article, and here’s the callout that follows it: “Instead of winning a war for talent, organizations appear to be waging a war… 1,199 more words