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So far Monique Honaman has created 9 blog entries.

Saying No to Say Yes!

October 10th, 2016|blog, Uncategorized|

“A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.” I read a piece by Marshall Goldsmith this week and it really resonated with me. He wrote about how he sometimes has a hard time saying “no.” He wrote, “This is practically impossible as [...]

CONVERSATIONAL Curiosity as a Core Value

August 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

“You don’t have to know everything in the world. We aren’t supposed to. It makes you boring in mixed company if you can’t be interested and ask questions of other people.” ~ Angela Johnson I know enough about myself to know that I get really frustrated by people who don’t ask any questions of others. [...]

The Business Case for Staying Connected

July 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Laurie loved working. She loved her job. She envisioned working full-time until the day she was forced to retire. She always thought she would continue to work full-time even after she had children. She didn’t entertain the idea of leaving and becoming a stay-at-home mom. She had her first baby, and returned to work as [...]

It’s All About ME!

May 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

For some of you, the title of this article may fly in the face of what you have read about successful leaders – that they need to have specific attributes and style to be successful, or that they create such high-performing teams that they become unnecessary. Although there are certainly common attributes of successful leaders, [...]

PRAISE or RAISE?

April 6th, 2016|blog|

"I praise loudly. I blame softly."  ~ Catherine the Great   I was working with a senior leadership team recently when the conversation turned to the importance of communication within their organization. We began talking about their culture of communication and what was considered “the norm.” As I asked how communication was used to give [...]

Part 3: HR Development Best Practices

March 21st, 2016|blog|

Stacy Sollenberger, Partner with ISHR Group, recently completed a Benchmarking Study focused on HR Talent Development. Over the course 3 weeks, we will share the results of this study. The first week, March 7, focused on what Stacy uncovered in terms of the current environment affecting HR. Last week, March 14, explored the differentiators for [...]

Part 2: Differentiators for HR Talent

March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Stacy Sollenberger, Partner with ISHR Group, recently completed a Benchmarking Study focused on HR Talent Development. Over the course of 3 weeks, we will share the results of this study. Last week, March 7, we shared what Stacy uncovered in terms of the current environment affecting HR. This week, March 14, we will talk about [...]

Part 1: The Landscape: 4 Trends Affecting HR

March 7th, 2016|blog|

Stacy Sollenberger, Partner with ISHR Group, recently completed a benchmarking study focused on HR Talent Development. Over the course of the next 3 weeks, we will share the results of this study. This week, March 7, will focus on what Stacy uncovered in terms of the current environment affecting HR. Next week, March 14, will [...]

Purposeful Work; Providing Purpose

March 2nd, 2016|blog|

“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. I spent the first 90 minutes of my work-day at the “Breakfast with Champions” event hosted by the Bobby Dodd Institute (BDI). It’s only in the last six months that I have become familiar [...]