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How We Helped a Company Turn a Major Challenge into an Exciting Opportunity

How We Helped a Company Turn a Major Challenge into an Exciting Opportunity

Recently, a national company found themselves facing a potentially overwhelming challenge, albeit a challenge that’s familiar to many companies: their ...
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Please Don’t Text Your Employees at 9 p.m

Kelly & Nandini's Thoughts on Please Don’t Text Your Employees at 9 p.m. While this article is from 2016, it ...
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How We Helped Reduce Turnover by Investing in Leadership

How We Helped a Manufacturing Company Reduce Turnover by Investing in Leadership

In March 2018, we were contacted by a Midwest manufacturing company that was struggling with a very serious problem—turnover rates ...
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Why You Are Your Most Important Investment

Why You Are Your Most Important Investment

If you want to succeed in business – and in life – you’ve got to make a serious investment in ...
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How to Tell If You’re Delegating Too Much — and What to Do About It

Everyone knows leaders should delegate to ensure that they are working on the right projects and deliverables.  But if you ...
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Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here’s the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book, EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence. A few years ago, ...
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Want Your Employees More Engaged? 700 HR Professionals Say Strengthen This 1 Leadership Trait

Despite the efforts of many a well-intended leader, the crisis of disengaged employees still rages on in so many companies. Understanding how to ...
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Crisis Management: Be Proactive

In part 1 of this article we began to explore why meeting a crisis head-on is the best approach. Today we’ll look ...
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Sarcasm is NOT a Leadership Competency

No, your sarcasm is not funny. It’s destructive. I’m not sure why some people in positions of power seem to ...
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Let’s Create Great Partnerships Between HR and Business Leaders

When HR professionals and business leaders have great relationships, the work they can accomplish is amazing. They can create an ...
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HR Warriors – How To Operate With High Accuracy Business Leaders

We were fortunate to have Dr. Keri Olhrich as a guest on HR Studio Podcast earlier this month (See Episode 74: What ...
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Podcast: The HR Leader’s Potential (The HR Risk Podcast – March 20, 2019)

The HR Leader’s Potential w/ Keri Ohlrich & Kelly Guenther ...
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What Can You Expect from our HR Warrior Workshop?

What Can You Expect from our HR Warrior Workshop?

What makes a workshop great? For some, it’s the free donuts... before you laugh, there’s something to be said for ...
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Webinar Recap: The Need for HR Warriors

Webinar Recap: The Need for HR Warriors

We started our HR Warriors and Business Leaders Insights webinar series for two reasons. First, we’ve learned the most from ...
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Podcast: What it Takes to Be a Successful HR Warrior (HR Studio Podcast – March 5, 2019)

https://www.ajoconnor.com/HRstudio/podcasts/Keri-Ohlrich/ ...
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Debunking Five Harmful HR Myths

Debunking Five Harmful HR Myths

Human Resources has many connotations, and several of them are, unfortunately, negative. Ask five people to explain the job to you, and ...
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7 Ways that Workshops Can Make you a Better HR Professional

7 Ways Workshops Make you a Better HR Professional

Now, we know not all workshops are made equal. We’ve attended our fair share, so we know first-hand what makes ...
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3 Tips to Achieve Real Personal Development

3 Tips to Achieve Real Personal Development

Personal development is a bit of a buzzword these days. The term has become a lot like “self-care.” Somehow, the ...
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Old vs. New HR Professionals

Old vs. New HR Professionals

“Oh no, HR is in the room. We better be on our best behavior.” This sentiment is one of many ...
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The CHARGE™ Model

We developed the CHARGE™ model to create HR Warriors®!   HR Warriors CHARGE™ into issues, areas, and problems that most people are afraid ...
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HR Warrior vs HR Weenie

HR Warriors® vs. HR Weenies™

Boring, administrative, easy, stiff, nerdy, police, buzzkill, overhead, party planners, tour guides. Have you ever heard these descriptors used to ...
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