The pros and cons of personality assessments.

A colleague of mine emailed me after reading a New York Times article about a black woman who had shared that she was an introvert, troubled by the way her leadership team had taken the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)…

The Secret to Keeping Smart Teams from Failing

Many teams, and especially teams loaded with smart and highly educated people, fail because management and team members do not understand the fundamental differences in communication styles among employees. I learned this lesson up close and personal, working with research…

Six exciting seminars for H R leaders this summer

I am leading six exciting Seminars this summer with the Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA). Learn more about SHRM Professional Development credits and HCRI Recertification credits--and sign up!--at http://www.nchra.org/events/event_list.asp. Strategic Thinking--Conquering the Traditional H R Paradigms. NCHRA H R Business Leader Series. July 7.…