Leadership Deficits of Harvey Weinstein

Privacy is a concept very well confused in our culture today.  In an era where almost all of our electronic devices track our everyday move, our psychographics and socio-economic decisions give life to Big Data and Artificial Intelligence to sell the next big thing, without our permission, and social media networks know where we go and Read More


Hurricane Management and Leadership that Works

Hurricane Management and Leadership that Works Strong Leadership and Hurricanes are very similar in that they are both transformational, purposeful, and engaging. However, one way they are very different is that leadership cannot be a force that cannot be reasoned with, otherwise, it will have consequences one of which is follower attrition or turn-over.   Read More


Escaping the Realms of La La Land

     Besides their good looks and the assortment of talents, what do Ryan Gosling, Woody Harrelson, Adam Levin, and Jim Caviezel have in common? Well, although La La Land, the 2016 motion picture starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone delighted many audiences and brought home Oscar Awards in six categories, in our trivia quiz, Read More


The Miss Bum Bum Bomb

Who doesn’t like movies like Grease, Terms of Endearement, Tootsie, Clueless, or Men in Black? In fact these movies were the highest grossing movies in their category and are still the most highly rated clips in the media. However, the truth is that all these movies have one fact in common. They all make sexual Read More


X Men Style Leadership & Strategic Planning

Life is full of surprises and unexpected challenges. Business is also full of unpredictable circumstances. However, the negative impact of unforeseeable situations is greatly minimized when a plan is in place to deal with the problem. A great example of a strategic planner is Professor Xavier from X Men (loved character of the X Men Read More


Leadership Effectiveness: Strategic Planning

Why is strategic planning important to organization leadership? In this month’s Center for Work Life vlog, Dr. Farnaz Namin explains the main components of strategic planning in correlation to leadership effectiveness.     Organizations without an evolving strategic plan stand about the same chance of success as a butterfly aiming to defeat Godzilla. Below are Read More


Hiring with Emotional Intelligence

Though the unemployment rate is holding near a five year low of 6.7%, Reuters reported job growth averaged about 195,000 per month in February and March (NBC). This is great news for organizations in need of more human capital and for job seekers. Or it’s bad news if companies aren’t strategic in their hiring procedures. Read More


The True Detective of Candidate Rejection

Management Monday: Managing Rejection Most Human Resources professionals know that no matter how poorly written a resume or how badly spoken a candidate, it is never appropriate during the employee selection process to treat a candidate with anything less than respect. Unfortunately, employers don’t always stick to that sensible rule when rejecting candidates. In fact, Read More


Can I Get a Big Mac With a Side of Succession Planning?

Management Monday: Managing Succession Planning McDonalds may not be the business to ask about healthy eating habits, but they do know something about succession planning. They have come to understand the costs and mayhem that are repercussions of losing key roles in the organization. It is thanks to their succession development process that the sudden Read More


The Circus Act

Management Monday: Managing With Work Life Balance Emphasis Circus jugglers and tight wire walkers aren’t the only people balancing on a daily basis. In 2012, Americans ages 25 to 54 with children dedicated 8.8 hours a day to work, leaving 15.2 hours to eat, sleep, exercise, clean the house, spend time with family and deal Read More