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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 MST

A story about when I had to actually fire Santa!

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

Sharing my DiSC Personality Profile - The good and the bad

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

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 MST

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 MST

Introduction to the DiSC Personality Profile

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

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

HR needs to act like we belong because we do.  

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

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 MST

Why our workforce regularly needs simple recognition and acknowledgement.  

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

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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