Category Archives: Leadership

Leadership vs. Management

Are these two notions distinct, synonymous or complementary? Many views prevail in the literature. I find the views of John Kotter and Peter Northouse particularly compelling, based on my own experience with leaders and managers at all levels of organizations, … Continue reading

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Value Proposition for an Early Investment in Human Capital Analytics Capability

A few weeks ago I was visiting with an HR executive at a small but growing technology company who asked me about the value proposition for investing in a human capital analytics capability. The company uses analytics in its core … Continue reading

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Compensation Professionals Have a Competitive Advantage in Human Capital Analytics

Last week I made a presentation to technology industry compensation and benefits leaders in the Boston area on “Getting Started in Human Capital Analytics.” I had been invited to speak by Joe Duggan, one of the co-founders of Comptryx, a … Continue reading

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Trafalgar Day 2010

I could not let Trafalgar Day pass by without a Nelsonian post. I discovered a brilliant essay on the Nelson Touch by Eric Beaudan, Leadership Practice Leader at Odgers, Ray and Berndtson in Toronto, Canada.  The essay begins with the … Continue reading

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