2 Leadership Topics That Keep Me Awake at Night

What keeps you awake at night?



I thought about this question <lying awake one night> and two topics, drawn from my dog-eared pages of HR From the Outside In, were clearly top of mind for me: trust and delivering results.

First, there can be no leadership or professional impact without trust. Second, the quality of a relationship alone is not enough to develop and susatin credibility. Credibility is based on business contribution.

I value my sleep so I was thrilled to be able to get out of my head and into the airwaves on Drive Thru HR with hosts Bryan Wempen and William Tincup. What's so great about these lunch time conversations is that Bryan and William take me in new directions and leave me thinking after my 30 minutes are over.  We covered ground on:

  • Delivering results v. being busy
  • Being reactive v. proactive
  • Time management and meeting
  • Aligning results with goals
  • What it would take for HR to be disruptive
  • Building trust and organizational values

Listen and learn why my new leadership mantra is "don't coddle me."

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Can you relate or am I the only one that gets hit between the eyes with these things? Don't stop there, click over to check out the archives of Drive Thru HR past guests. I value every minute of my time with these guys and I know you will too.

Drive Thru HR, the HR Blogger Network, and #HR Blogs You Should be Reading

Hey there readers, writers, friends, #trenchHR pros and social media-ites. Let me give you a quick glimpse of what's going in my world and recommend some HR blogs for you to follow.

 I'll be having lunch with Bryan & William at 12:00pm to 12:30pm Central Standard Time today on Drive Thru HR. We'll be tending to leadership, credibility, voice and more. The link to the show link is here at DriveThruHR, the show's Twitter hashtag is #dthr and the Facebook group is DriveThruHR.

Did you know that there is an ad network for HR Blogger? You can read about it at TechCrunch. My blog is a big deal to me and I am very particular about what goes on these pages. I regularly delete the requests I receive for advertising, back links, and sponsored posts. I said yes this time because I know the person who asked me and both she and her organization exude credibility. Let's go Team HRBN!

The latest edition of the FOT v.8.0 Talent Management Power Rankings is out after a short hiatus. Check it out and if you are not already reading the blogs on the list - add them to your reader right now! Don't stop there because greatness extends beyond the Top 25!

So, what's happening in your world?