Herding Cats or Managing People?
The expression “Herding Cats” seems to resonate with most people – so much so that December 15th has been designated as Cat Herders Day. This day has been assigned to recognize those of us who are well experienced with managing the impossible, the unmanageable and driving success through disparate groups of individuals. On rare occasions, herding cats […] The post Herding Cats or Managing People? ...
It’s Time for a Few Thoughts on Stress
Stress – Awareness & Management It’s that time of year! The stress of the end of the year. The upcoming holidays. And what surprises will the next year bring? Stress has become such as inherent part of life and it is important to recognize it. Acknowledge it. Acknowledge what it does to us and how we […] The post It’s Time for a Few Thoughts on Stress appeared first on JKS Talent Network.
Kindness is Always Possible
Sunday, November 13th is World Kindness Day. It couldn’t come at a better time. With the protests, tensions and fall out from this week’s American election, we may all benefit from taking a few minutes to think about something good and enduring. Are you with me so far? Want to take a few minutes and […] The post Kindness is Always Possible appeared first on JKS Talent Network.
Celebrate – Beginning October 30th
Celebrate – Beginning October 30th The end of October begins a flurry excitement and celebration. Will you take in all three festivities? Or pick and choose which event appeals to you the most? Whatever you choose, its bound to be fun and you are sure to learn something new. Sunday, October 30 is the beginning […] The post Celebrate – Beginning October 30th appeared first on JKS Talent Network.
Hiring Wisdom – Want. Need. Must Have.
Is it time to think about hiring talent? Will making an investment in people help fuel the growth of your business? Has your team had too much to do lately? Are people increasingly overworked and stressed, because of the volume of tasks they must complete? How do you know when to consider creating a new role […] The post Hiring Wisdom – Want. Need. Must Have. appeared first on JKS Talent Network.
Program Management vs. Project Management
Program Management vs. Project Management – Is there any difference? Is there any real difference between PROGRAM Management and PROJECT Management? This is a question I hear time after time. Although there are several unique differences in these two roles, one might say the short answer is ‘it depends’. In smaller sized businesses the distinction between program management and […] The post Progra...
The Rooster Crows this Lunar New Year
2017 is The Year of the Fire Rooster The Chinese New Year 2017 begins on Saturday, 28th January 2017 and celebrations will continue through until February 15th, 2017. This will be the year to embrace opportunities and navigate challenges. Referred to as the Chinese New Year, Lunar New Year or the “Spring Festival”, this is the […] The post The Rooster Crows this Lunar New Year appeared first on JK...
Who’s Afraid of Friday the 13th, really?
Friday the 13th. It is something you can’t avoid. You can count on it to happen at least once every year. In 2017 we will have two. Today and Friday, October 13th. This inauspicious date has plenty of rumors and superstition surrounding it. You have to ask the question – Is there actually any truth […] The post Who’s Afraid of Friday the 13th, really? appeared first on JKS Talent Network.
National Mentoring Month – Plans & Strategies
January is National Mentoring Month. Originally created in 2002 by the Harvard Business School, January is dedicated to promoting a culture where mentoring is the focus. A New Era of Mentoring Traditionally, mentoring meant matching senior leaders with promising entry-level associates. Today’s workplace is made up of at least 3 defined age groups. Millenials being […] The post National Mentoring M...
A Look Forward to 2017 Employee Market Trends
Trends for 2017? It seems that at the end of every year the term “trend” pops up. What can be anticipated to continue, evolve and change? What will be brand spanking new? What’s in the cards that will cause the next disruption in the workplace? Job openings hit an all-time high in 2016. Is this […] The post A Look Forward to 2017 Employee Market Trends appeared first on JKS Talent Network.