Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Power of Parables in Public Speaking

The Power of Parables in Public Speaking

One of the many things that public speakers can learn from religious leaders is the power of a good parable. Lately, I like to start my management talks with a story about my personal hero, Hungarian-born obstetrician, Ignaz Semmelweis. Semmelweis discovered a powerful weapon against childbed fever – washing your hands with chlorine lime solution – but failed to popularize…

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What Do Millenials Want?

What Do Millenials Want?

What do the Millennials want? What retention strategies work? How to recruit best talent? These were some of the talent management questions addressed in Budapest during the 11th #EESSOW. T he event itself was really wonderful (congrats, Hannah Reeve, Georgina Hunter), with a lot of experts and top managers sharing their experiences and ideas, but what I really appreciate, as a scientist…

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3 Things You Need To Know About Evidence-Based HR

3 Things You Need To Know About Evidence-Based HR

What is Evidence-Based Human Resource Management? EBHRM is, above all, a habit of thought and action in day to day personnel management, based on three fundamental principles: Critital thinking. Our intuition is always ready to provide us with solutions that proved to be optimal in similar situtations or are just plain “obvious.” In business, it’s even more dangerous, as managers tend to base…

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