August 7, 2023
[Newsletter] The Conversations We Should Be Having

3 min read Last week, there was a tragic stabbing incident in South Korea. A man crashed his car onto the sidewalk outside a busy shopping mall and then began slashing at people with a knife, injuring at least 14 individuals. The suspect was detained by police. Some of the victims are in critical condition, and an investigation […]

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August 1, 2023
[Newsletter]Demographics Impact More Than You Think

3 min read For those in Korea, perhaps especially for those in HR-related roles in Korea, there is an obsession with demographics. And if there isn’t an obsession, there should be. That’s because as demographics go, so goes everything else. It is said that a country gets the systems—political, economic, healthcare, labor, etc.—that demographics allows it to have. […]

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July 31, 2023
[Newsletter] South Korea's Total Population Decline

2 min read Greetings, a solid understanding of the direction the company is heading is crucial to making good HR decisions. Rightsizing—hiring and firing—and adjusting the mix of skills and capabilities of the workforce rely on a good understanding of the target market and the general direction that the market is moving. Now, more than any time in […]

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April 5, 2023
How New Technology Can Help, Evolve, and Upgrade Our Future of Work

4 min read New technology is transforming the way we work, bringing with it unprecedented levels of efficiency, productivity, and collaboration. Advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are changing the business landscape. Companies that quickly innovate and adapt will gain a significant competitive advantage. In this article, we'll explore how new technology […]

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November 18, 2022
How Strong Communication Skills Ensure an Organization's Purpose is Successful

5 min read Bryan recently asked me about our company’s purpose statement. Unfortunately, "Peace of Mind" is a tagline, not a purpose statement. The formula for a purpose statement is the values. These values are in the fine print, not necessarily on the marketing brochure. We are expanding our product offering to our clients. Over the past three […]

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September 13, 2022
12 Fresh Networking Tips For a Post-Pandemic World

5 min read Research shows that people's networks shrank by nearly 16% during the recent pandemic. Employers practically all shut down in-person meetings and conferences. So, many organizational leaders replaced those meetings with video conference calls. This change had a dramatic effect on how we communicate and stay connected. Some may think we were more connected, but the […]

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March 25, 2022
Why Do Perfect Leaders Make Imperfect Hiring Decisions?

3 min read There are multiple reasons why perfect leaders make imperfect hiring decisions. I will identify the top three hiring decision mistakes and some professionally proven strategies to improve the process. These strategies implemented correctly are guaranteed to improve your performance. I am not suggesting that I am perfect in recruiting and that you are not. However, I […]

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March 16, 2022
Why Sitting, Standing & Walking Effectively at Work Improves Health

7 min read Recently, much has been written about corporate culture, hybrid workforce, and flexible work hours. Changes in the workplace and how we physically are here to stay. A combination of sitting, standing, and walking effectively improves health. Salary Increases Predicted to Double in 2022 For example, some companies will increase salaries to win the war for […]

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February 22, 2022
Compare Yourself with Who You Were Yesterday

5 min read There are eight to ten dimensions to our lives. Through the aggregation of marginal gains, we can improve the dimensions of our lives.

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February 7, 2022
Listening With the Intent to Understand, Not Reply

3 min read One major mistake most people make is not listening well. Leo Rosten said, “Why did God give me two ears and one mouth? So that I would talk less and hear more.” If we’re honest with ourselves, we all probably talk more than we listen. Also, I believe that Author Stephen R. Covey gets to […]

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