This is not original, my friend gave me this tagline from her Ozzie office. I was telling her about my dashboard (yawn!), the topic I never get tired of, and she asked me how I presented my insights. I usually add insights & action items on my slide decks, not on my dashboards. She then … Continue reading Insight, Ideas, Influence
So, your direct comes to you and asks if they could be part of an exciting new cross-functional project. Terrible answer- Maybe, or radio silence. Bad answer- No. With or without reason provided. Average answer- Sure, go ahead. You've done it, made your direct happy. Best answer- let's talk about it. What does it involve? … Continue reading When your direct wants to do a cross functional project, treat them as the adults they are.
Have you ever shared your work, only to later realize it wasn't being used like you intended it? This happened to me recently. I know many of my posts have been around my dashboards- I love having the ability to create something new, of value, with the existing data. Every one of the dashboards I … Continue reading A dashboard user guide story
I admire Google for its "people operations"- they were among the first companies to try practical applications of data to HR. They were pioneers in this area. Google was also the first Silicon Valley biggies to publish its diversity data. Of course, the cool benefits that Google started have become de rigeur in the IT … Continue reading Lead the way, Google!
There is only one thing that almost all companies, HR practitioners, and employees agree on - the world of work is changing, and fast. Technology has transformed entire industries, disrupted all major organizations, and the only constant is change. Between the pace of technological change, market demands, and geo-political pressures, companies are changing fast, and … Continue reading Skills for the future
I have been working on an Excel dashboard for turnover, and recently completed it. As with my other side projects, this one rose out of a need to have complete, accurate, and up-to-date turnover data at my fingertips. The rest of the team also needs the same data, so it will be useful for everyone. … Continue reading A new Excel dashboard
I recently read about a retiring employee, who was rather candid in his exit interview form, and sent his opinions to everybody in his workplace. Social media jumped in with both feet, taking sides - some saying he should have sent his comments only to HR, others saying it was better that everyone in the … Continue reading Feedback is a gift