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How the annual Christmas Holiday Party can be ruined by thoughtlessness

Direct download: 26_How_to_Ruin_the_Christmas_Holiday_Party.mp3
Category:Human Resources -- posted at: 7:00pm MDT

A story about when I had to actually fire Santa!

Direct download: 25_I_Fired_Santa.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30pm MDT

Sharing my DiSC Personality Profile - The good and the bad

Direct download: 24_My_DiSC_Profile_Inspirational.mp3
Category:DiSC -- posted at: 8:30pm MDT

Discussing three keys to being a good boss as originally introduced by Derek Irvine

Direct download: Three_Keys_to_Being_a_Good_Boss.mp3
Category:leadership -- posted at: 12:54pm MDT

Discussing the harassement and bullying events that occured at my old High School


Dicussing the simple yet powerful act of greeting your direct reports in the morning

Direct download: Greeting.mp3
Category:leadership -- posted at: 8:00pm MDT

Introduction to the DiSC Personality Profile

Direct download: 20_Understanding_Your_Personality_Profile_With_DiSC.mp3
Category:DiSC -- posted at: 8:30pm MDT

Increase your effectiveness and productivity by clearing your desk every day before you leave work

Direct download: 19_Clear_the_Decks.mp3
Category:time management -- posted at: 7:30pm MDT

Co Working Spaces are becoming more popular


How to motivate star performers.

Direct download: 17_A_Story_About_Motivating_Star_Performers_and_How_I_Goofed.mp3
Category:leadership -- posted at: 9:30pm MDT

An Open Door Policy is hard work but worth it. 


How HR, as change champions, must embrace the changes that are occuring in the HR Certification space.  

Direct download: 15_Change_Champions_and_the_HR_Certification_Battle.mp3
Category:certification -- posted at: 9:00pm MDT

Reasons why you must take control and manage your career.  

Direct download: 14_You_Must_Take_Control_of_Your_Career.mp3
Category:career -- posted at: 6:30pm MDT

Discussion of a manager's responsibility to hire the best people they can.

Direct download: 13_A_Managers_Most_Important_Responsibility.mp3
Category:hiring -- posted at: 1:30pm MDT

Why competition is good between HRCI and SHRM certifications.


I share a couple funny recruiting experiences from my recent campaign. 

Direct download: 11_Funny_Recruiting_Experiences.mp3
Category:recruiting -- posted at: 1:28pm MDT

Teaching employees to understand the company’s financials and including them in decision making is important to the long term success of any company.

Direct download: 10_Open_the_Books_and_Encourage_Ownership_Thinking.mp3
Category:Human Resources -- posted at: 1:27pm MDT

Learning how to network from observing my five year old son.

Direct download: 09_What_my_Five_Year_Old_Son_Taught_me_About_Networking.mp3
Category:networking -- posted at: 1:26pm MDT

Discussion of the HBR article Creating the Best Workplace on Earth.

Direct download: 08_What_it_Takes_to_Have_a_Dream_Company.mp3
Category:culture -- posted at: 1:26pm MDT

The Miami Dolphins make a significant leadersnip mistake.

Direct download: 07_Another_Bad_Leadership_Decision_by_the_Miami_Dolphins.mp3
Category:leadership -- posted at: 1:25pm MDT

HR needs to act like we belong because we do.  

Direct download: 06_Respect_for_HR.mp3
Category:Human Resources -- posted at: 9:24pm MDT

Some simple and effective advice to help you manage your inbox.  

Direct download: 05_Effective_Email_Management.mp3
Category:time management -- posted at: 9:22pm MDT

Why our workforce regularly needs simple recognition and acknowledgement.  

Direct download: 04_Feeling_Good_About_Your_Work.mp3
Category:recognition -- posted at: 9:18pm MDT

Why HR Leaders must maintain and updated and current resume for themselves.  

Direct download: 03_Maintain_an_Updated_and_Current_Rsum.mp3
Category:career -- posted at: 9:14pm MDT

Most discipline problems in the workplace are about an employee's bad behavior rather than their performance.  So it's important to hold employee's accountable.  

Direct download: 02_Holding_Employees_Accountable_for_their_Poor_Behavior.mp3
Category:performance -- posted at: 9:10pm MDT

This is the introductory episode of the Hard Hat HR Audioblog Podcast.  

Direct download: 01_Intro_to_the_HHHR_Audioblog_Podcast.mp3
Category:Human Resources -- posted at: 8:56pm MDT

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