Training & development learning well July blog post round up

Voila – here’s the Rock.Paper.Scissors’ monthly training & development round up. You’ll find all the blog posts for the month of July below. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small sip. Shower yourself in training & development or just get your big toe […]

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Training & development learning well June blog post round up

Voila – here’s the Rock.Paper.Scissors’ monthly training & development round up. You’ll find all the blog posts for the month of June below. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small sip. Shower yourself in training & development or just get your big toe […]

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More rock star stories of women & HR, ten more top tips

Recently I facilitated a panel discussion of senior Human Resources women for BCHRMA in order to tease out and build upon their stories.  What a night!  The panelists hummed and the audience responded.  Here are the mistresses of HR stories: Janice Antaya-Finlayson (VP, HR for Best Buy Canada) Joan Burgess (Director of HR for the […]

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Shedding light on the stories of women & HR, ten top tips

Have you entered the cultural training & development contest yet and grabbed a chance of winning a free Life Lenses assessment?  No?  What are you waiting for – deadline is June 15th. ******************* Recently I facilitated a panel discussion of senior Human Resources women for BCHRMA in order to tease out and build upon their […]

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Storytelling as a culture builder – 3 funny resources to help you get storytelling

Storytelling is an underused strategic tool for building and maintaining great organizations.  In my last two posts I covered 9 tips to help you get storytelling and three resources to help you get going. Now for three funny resources to tickle your storytelling funny bone: 1.  Listen to how this feisty grandma, a former nurse, […]

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Storytelling as a culture builder – 3 resources to help you get storytelling

Storytelling is a strategic tool for building organizational culture, managing change, teambuilding and more.  In my last post I covered 9 tips to help you get storytelling. Here are three resources to assist you in your storytelling journey: Check out Springboard, the classic book by Stephen Denning, considered the grand-daddy of using storytelling as an […]

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Storytelling as a culture builder – how feather dusters & snow globes can help

‘Tell me a story’ are words to make most people’s blood pressure increase.  Just as North American corporate audiences don’t tend to sing or draw in public, we don’t tend to tell stories either. Or do we? The background story We all tell stories and we tell them all the time.  We just may not […]

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He ain’t heavy, he’s my (misinformed) brother – how a little information can go a wrong way

Warning: this post is a little graphic.  I decided to run it because I originally received the joke from my mum-in-law. I figured if she found it funny you may too. Two young boys walked into a pharmacy one day, picked out a box of tampons and preceded to the checkout counter. The man at […]

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The psychology of email vrs twitter (or pigeons vrs eagles)

We’re really just trussed up pigeons you and I.  Yep, add a few feathers to our daily costumes and you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between you and my fine feathered friends. Pigeons you see (pun intended) have terrible eyesight. Pigeons bob their heads to and fro, to create movement so they can […]

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Need a laugh? Check out five funny recruiting resources in this month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter

Whether you’re under the magnifying glass being sussed out for a new position or the one holding the magnifying glass, recruitment is a big issue these days.  Recruiting is expensive and mistakes more so. Need a chuckle as you sort out your recruiting headaches?  Here are five resources guaranteed to give you a giggle (including […]

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