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I had the heady experience of attending #SHRM17, the annual conference and exposition of the Society for Human Resource Management last week and left energized about the potential for making a difference through my work. One message that came through over and over was that now is the time for HR to disrupt and innovate. Heard at conference sessions: From Shane Yount: We are meeting ourselves to death; should be able to run our businesses in six or fewer hours of meetings per week. From Laszlo Bock: Give people freedom to do more. Freedom is free. Also, ensure employees understand the meaning in their work. Managers must connect the dots. This week I conducted a cultural competency workshop and at the beginning became flustered because of technology snafus. Without thinking, I said something using the language "we don't want to … [Read More...]