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June 8th, 2014

For decades HR professionals and functions have been affectionately known as the “people people”. I’m even guilty of using that phrase when among “my people”. We jokingly have a laugh or two at our own expense as we continue to strategize about how best to get a seat and a voice at the executive table. What’s become increasingly obvious to me over the years is that we’re still too nice. Dictionary.com defines nice as “pleasing, agreeable and satisfactory”. And while those…

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July 23rd, 2013

There is much going on right now regarding the topic of racial justice and diversity in our country. As a corporate HR professional, this issue is something that I’ve dealt with in the corporate context as part of training initiatives. I’m posting this free resource as one of my contributions to the conversations on diversity, not just in the workplace but also in our society. Feel free to share it and use it in your personal and professional conversations. We all have a role to play…

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March 14th, 2013

Trellis Usher, CEO of T. R. Ellis Group LLC, will spend an entire day with three (3) U.S. companies in Q1 2014 at NO COST!!* Is your organization struggling to meet it’s business objectives? Do you need help identifying your core talent management priorities and how to align them to your business objectives? Do you need to refine the capability strategy for your HR, Talent Management or Learning organization in order to meet shifting organizational demands? Do you need help…

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March 10th, 2013

Well, I’m just off of two days with some of the most forward thinking human capital and Learning innovators of our time. We spent two days together in Miami, FL at the KnowledgeAdvisors 2013 Symposium. Some names you may recognize are Jack Fitz-enz, Dave Vance, Patti Pulliam Phillips, Jim Kirkpatrick, Josh Bersin, Kevin Wilde (General Mills CLO), Kevin Oakes and Kent Barnett, KnowledgeAdvisors CEO, and the list went on and on and on…. If you are in HR or Learning and haven’t…

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November 25th, 2012

Intention – that thing, idea or belief that you create inside of yourself. Intentionality, to me, is one of the principle characteristics of a great leader. Intention isn’t based on the level of leadership you hold, the company you lead or work for or how long you’ve been in a leadership position. Leading with intention means that you have clarity about who you are as a person, as a leader and how that intention will find expression in the organizations and people that you lead and…

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