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Michelle M. Smith

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Achieving Mindful Leadership

Posted by Michelle M. Smith on May 3, 2017 4:23:05 PM

Mindfulness is defined as “the intentional, accepting, and non-judgmental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts, and sensations occurring in the present moment.”

When we practice mindfulness, our thoughts tune into what we’re sensing in the immediate moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future. Being mindful simply means being fully connected to the reality of what is, and accepting this reality even if we don’t like it.

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Topics: Leadership

Building The Business Case for Talent Management

Posted by Michelle M. Smith on Mar 30, 2017 7:47:00 AM

Corporate value is increasingly dependent on employees, and talent optimization is becoming a serious business issue.

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Topics: Performance, Workforce, Human Resources Insights

Don't Be an Exclusionary Leader

Posted by Michelle M. Smith on Mar 13, 2017 7:49:00 AM

Leaders are busy people who need to set and manage priorities, often dismissing or delegating tasks that don't provide a strong return on their investment of time.

Nonetheless, there's one area of responsibility that leaders should never ignore...their employees.

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Human Resources

Preparing Millennials & Gen Zs for the New Overtime Rule

Posted by Michelle M. Smith on Oct 6, 2016 12:12:10 PM


Under new overtime regulations set to become law on December 1st, approximately 4.2 million salaried employees will be reclassified as nonexempt employees with set work hours.

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Blogs, Overtime

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