Welcome to BlogNotions' HR Blog

BlogNotions HR Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by human resources and employment thought leaders. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like best practices for motivating employees, legal developments that affect how to do business, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Employee Engagement: How to Make Someone’s Day

A personal experience with a small nudge for you to replicate this where you work. I presented on employee engagement at the Employer Branding Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria last month. I had a wonderful day engaging with the participants and other speakers. I was thrilled today to receive the following feedback from Nicole Georgieva of […]

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3 Keys to Personal Motivation

Eventually, all managers learn that if they want a person to make some changes, whether stopping a frustrating behavior or gaining new skills, motivation is going to be at the center of the behavioral change. Motivation, that prompting to behave in a certain way, is just very, very important.** But, a recent global survey by […]

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How to Keep Your Enemies Closer Than Your Friends

In April 2015, I wrote a blog questioning, “Why Should You Keep Your Friends Close and Your Enemies Closer?” With an excess of 28,000 reads of that post, it obviously identified a real need of a great many people.  The post provided a rationale for the issue, not least that you can learn a lot […]

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David Zinger: 4 Courses in the New Employee Engagement

ENGAGE! Employee engagement is good work done well with others every day. There is no way to engagement, to engage is the way. I am celebrating a new year of work and focus on employee engagement today, November 1st, 2017. Here are the 4 major topics, keynotes, speeches, workshops, courses and master classes I will […]

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Is Job Security Really All About “Who You Know”?

A little exercise in critical thinking. Recently, I received an email from LinkedIn with the familiar heading regarding job security, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Let’s suppose you have no history with this kind of statement. How would you assess its truthfulness? For that matter, how do you test the truthfulness […]

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Why You Need to Think and Talk on Two Tracks (Part Two)

In complex business conversations, metacomm can profoundly impact conversations and make them far more constructive and efficient—even timesaving. To a significant degree, metacomm functions to facilitate conversation and is highly useful for training participants in sequencing 101. In our studies and experience with metacomm, we have found a number of these forms especially useful. Monitoring […]

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Best No BS on Hugh Hefner in Print

A lot of the stuff I’ve read on Hefner since his demise is profoundly lacking in moral, political and social insight. Some jounalists make Hefner out as a great contributor to society. I was in college in the ’50s when his stuff first started showing up in Playboy. And I remember a critical article in […]

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Tomorrow is My Personal E-Day

After 9 months of wandering in the disengagement wilderness, tomorrow will mark a rebirth in my work on engagement. It was a very unsatisfying and challenging “pregnant pause.” Yet, it is encouraging and energizing to feel that I moved through this thick and gooey wilderness and at T.S. Eliot would declare, “arrive where I started […]

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