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Five Things HR Execs Should Know About Speakers for 2014

Human Resources and Training executives torn between getting top-notch speakers, facilitators, and trainers and spending top dollar can find a happy medium in the year ahead. There are several ways you can find great presentations with your budget. Here are five simple ways to cut costs without cutting corners. 1. PLAN FAR ENOUGH AHEAD. The … Continue reading

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Florida Parking Association Annual Conference

The Keynote Address at the 2013 Florida Parking Association Annual Conference will be delivered by Douglas Arnold, APR/CTACC on December 5th in Fort Lauderdale. Arnold will be delivering his signature keynote program LEADERSHIP IN THE AGE OF DISRUPTION.  This program offers insights on why strategic perception is more critical than organizational vision. Excerpts will be … Continue reading

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Five Must-Dos to Improve Employee Engagement – Transform the Zombies into Humans

How can employees be motivated and inspired to be more productive, more creative and engaged.  It takes a more concerted effort by managers and organizations working from a strategic plan. See on Scoop.it – Mid-Week Mentor See on blogbysuchitra.wordpress.com Continue reading

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BrightWorks Initiative for #HR Professionals

BrightWorks Management & Teambuilding Training Initiative Organizations must advance and prosper with an ever-evolving cast of directors, managers and thought-workers.  Challenged and blessed with a myraid of diversity issues — ethnic, gender, lifestyle and generational — attracting and nurturing the best qualities is truly a strategic opportunity if properly and professionally developed. Today’s leadership in … Continue reading

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#Robots and More #Smart #Machines = More #Leisure?

I have my doubts. #Engineers, #economists and “futurists” jump in. This article is pretty good, but there are a lot of “if” in the contention that a more leisurely world is ahead of us. “In 2011, Chinese companies spent ¥8 billion ($1.3 billion) on industrial robots. Foxconn, which build iPads for Apple, hopes to have … Continue reading

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#FastCompany Focus on #Coworking in #America

Coworking is more than desk space and meeting rooms. Fast Company (March Issue) shows how a number innovative companies — Zappos, AT&T, Plantronics — are encouraging select employees to broaden their engagement with others by working in shared space. About 1,800 coworking sites are now operating coast to coast serving about 45,000 US workers. Good … Continue reading