18th

On a phone call with an insurance marketing industry veteran this morning, he said this:

“The Market is demanding more access and transparency. Regulators are demanding more information security and compliance. Insurance companies are struggling with adapting product and process to generational preferences and digital requirements. People will tolerate some level of off-line completion in the process, via email or phone, as long as it’s efficient and streamlined and non-repetitive providing a good user experience. The ones that solved it are winning. Some have spent millions on processes that didn’t have buy-in from internal teams and therefore didn’t yield the necessary ROI. That learning process has been costly.”

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8th

For the last year, while working as a full-time HCM Consultant with CPI-HR, I’ve been testing Linkedin Pulse. By the way, a Linkedin B2B associate, Natha Green, shared with me that Linkedin Pulse has been the single most used piece of functionality in the history of Linkedin.

Lunch with my Daughter - Home from Cambodia

Lunch with my Daughter – Home from Cambodia

Here’s a list of the articles I’ve published on the network:

  1. #Recruiting the Next Generation in #Manufacturing
  2. Executive Coaching Requires a Village
  3. The “Human” Side of Human Capital Management #HCM #Culture
  4. Surviving a Surprise DOL Audit on Christmas
  5. Social Business & HR – Changing Points-of-View
  6. Reader Comments: HR Readiness – The Future is Now!
  7. Video: Secrets to Growth by #Crains52 Winners

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7th

First, a great big “AWESOMENESS!!!” to Cleveland SHRM. Nailed it last night! See the video. Wish I had more time on the vid, but I know a terrific one will be coming out soon. See all the content on the hashtag site #DisruptHRCLE.


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30th
Adapt or Die!

Billy Beane, Moneyball

A thoughtful response to Augie Ray’s Pulse Article about Linkedin Spam:

(Btw, I had to use my own blog for the response because Linkedin Pulse has a character limit for Pulse Comments. WHY???)

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5th

The story broke this week about how a 26-year-old IBM employee (Max Black, instant legend), in 24 hours, reversed an expense reporting policy which prohibited the use of Uber.

Yep! 400,000 employees worldwide, a relative newbie, 24 hours, corporate policy reversed!

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