Social Media

Be Kind to the Person Right in Front of You – #RTOK

March 6, 2017

Kindness is free, but sometimes we act as if it’s a rare treasure to hoard. Or, we think small actions won’t make a difference. We’re wrong on both counts. The act of kindness costs nothing but a few moments of time and it reaps huge dividends. The size of the gesture is less important than […]

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100 Top Leadership Blogs – According to Social Media

February 16, 2016

Every year the Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness (CMOE) analyzes the social sharing patterns of leadership blogs. They publish the results each January. For the third year in a row, The People Equation has made the list. See the full list here: The Top 100 Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs of 2015. I’m grateful to CMOE […]

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How Will the Continuing Evolution of Social Media Impact the Workplace?

December 14, 2015

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s Emerging Workforce® Study.  All opinions are mine. Social media touches every element of the workplace. Whether it’s a customer service employee who tracks his company’s Facebook feed for disgruntled customers, or job seekers […]

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Leadership Blogs – Who’s Getting the Top Social Shares?

February 3, 2014

The Center for Management and Organizational Effectiveness* took the time to measure the most socially shared leadership blogs in 2013. I found out through this tweet: It’s interesting that The People Equation made the list at #45 (cracked the top 50!) But what does it really mean? The compilation doesn’t make any claim that these […]

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Honoring the Unsung #HR Professional

January 23, 2013

In the social media space, there are a lot of lists out there attempting to quantify influential voices in a given professional domain. You know, “Top 100 Influencers in Cat Herding” or “Most Influential Digital CPAs”. Depending on whom you ask the lists are revelatory or a total waste of time. There does seem to […]

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People Equation Top Posts – Jen’s Picks for 2012

December 27, 2012

Earlier this week, I posted a recap of 2012’s most-read blog posts on The People Equation, based on the number of pages views for each blog post. Numbers tell a story, but not the whole story. Here are five blog posts that were important to me, even if they didn’t make the Top 10 list. How […]

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Merry Christmas from the Mitten

December 25, 2012
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Top 10 Posts on The People Equation – 2012

December 24, 2012

  It’s always interesting to look back on a year of blogging and see what captured readers’ attention. Here is a list of the Top 10 posts published in 2012 on The People Equation, as gauged by the number of page views.     Leadership Development Carnival – Hot Cocoa Edition 15 Ways to Be […]

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Making Magic Happen with Social Media

December 1, 2012

  For the past couple of months, I’ve been participating in social media training with Becky Robinson of Weaving Influence. Becky said something the other day that really hit home with me: When it comes to social media, the magic really happens when you show up. I’ve been at this social media thing for several […]

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4 Tips for Being an All-Star Blog Carnival Contributor

October 17, 2012

When I hosted the Carnival of HR – Fall Colors Edition, professional writer Wally Bock told me I did a nice job as a host. So nice, in fact, that he wrote a blog post about it called How to Host a Blog Carnival on his Zero Draft writer’s blog. Hey, thanks, Wally! If you’re […]

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