Category Archives: books and articles

A New Series: Practical Advice for 2017: One – Thinking, Listening, Showing Respect and Reading (plus recommended books).

A New Series: Practical Advice for 2017 With the exception of Immigration enforcement, I doubt that we will see as vigorous an increase in new employment law requirements and enforcement under the Trump Administration as under President Obama’s tenure. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Should We Expect Happy Employees?

I do not often think in terms of looking for “happiness” at work.  My self-made World War II Vet dad raised me to focus on responsibility and to not expect easy roads.  Nevertheless, is it unrealistic to talk about “happiness” … Continue reading

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What Can the Encyclopedia Teach us About safety and HR?

 The New York Times and other publications are running articles pondering the end of the written version of the Encyclopedia Britannica and what that says about society.  We were a “World Book” family, but I have waxed nostalgic about growing … Continue reading

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Icons and Idiots

I’d love to hear some comments about Bob Lutz book, Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk On Leadership.  Those in the auto industry must have especially interesting observations.   Read from the Economist review below: Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk on Leadership. By … Continue reading

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