Could the Law of Polarity Make Us More Compassionate?

By Ann Tardy – HR West 2018 Keynote* The Law of Polarity states that everything has a polar opposite. In physics, polarity is a basic feature of the universe. Positive and negative forces are foundational to the structure of every atom. If everything has a polar opposite, then perhaps… a problem cannot exist without a […]

Built to Last: Top 5 reasons your HR initiatives fail

Contributed by Amii Barnard-Bahn, JD, CHIC – presenter for the NCHRA Small Company Conference. We have all heard the phrase “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” (Attributed to business guru Peter Drucker and made famous by Mark Fields, CEO and President of Ford Motor Company.) But what does that mean for us as human resources professionals? It […]

Workplace stress endangers employee health, but your seasoned staff may be the answer

By Gloria Dunn-Violin Workplace stress causes untold physical and psychological harm to employees of all ages. And, the cost of this debilitating health issue is staggering. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines job stress as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not […]