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.

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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Bret Stephens, Formerly WSJournal, Now NYTimes

The first duty of a revolutionist is to get away with it.  Abbie Hoffman Consistently, Bret Stephens has knocked out some intriguing and illuminating opinion commentaries. Saturday’s post on The Trump Presidency: ‘No Guardrails,” is another of those not to miss. He ticks off today’s analogy to the lack of “guardrails,” quoting an article from […]

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Everyday Employee Engagement: The Big Ask

Employee and work engagement ask that we become fully absorbed in our work. How willing are you to become fully absorbed? Do you recognize what that requires?   David Zinger is a Canadian employee engagement speaker and expert focused on the power of everyday employee engagement.

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

One of the most difficult problems with collaborative conversation is staying on track. Smart people inevitably get waylaid by tangential ideas that are suggested by their meeting interactions. That’s precisely why many think that team meetings are such a waste. Yet solutions and decisions in today’s business world inevitably require conversations to gain the buy-in […]

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The Employee Engagement Network Site – Over 7400 Members!

What started as a small labor of love for work and engagement has now exceeded over 7400 members. The Employee Engagement Network is a boutique media network focused on all things related to employee engagement. We have a fresh cartoon each week. A selection of work and engagement videos. New blog posts daily. And a […]

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Thinking:It’s Not As Easy As You Think (Part 1)

               Nothing is as frightening as ignorance in action.  –Goethe Nearly a year ago, after reading our blog, Habitual Striking vs. Mindful “Stucking,” one of our regular blog readers asked a formidable question: “So how did you learn to think?” Business people spend a great deal of their time thinking about how to solve […]

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Fearful You’ll Lose Your Job to Artificial Intelligence?

Two of MIT’s most knowledgeable guys on artificial intelligence, Andrew McAFee and Erik Brynjolfsson, will tell you to cool it. In fact, they argue that asking how many jobs will be killed by AI is the wrong question. Sure, Frey and Osborne’s 2015 analysis found that nearly 50% of current jobs are susceptible to AI. […]

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The Riskiest Piece of Eloquence for This Century

                             Although I have long admired Barrack Obama’s speech on race in Philadelphia, easily the riskiest, brilliant and one of the most eloquent speeches of this century was delivered by a born-and-bred Southerner and the mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu. As four confederate statues were finally pulled down from their place of honor, the […]

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