Open source hr:

As a nod to the philosophy of open source code, soon this page will also include tools and templates that should be helpful to many new managers. If you have a specific request, please let me know and I will make it a priority.

Four out of five times, leaders can rely on the following things when faced with a tricky hr headache:

1. Personal intuition and experience

2. The experience of their team

3. The internet

4. A library card


 Recommended Reading

Recruiting and Retention

 The Ultimate Question 2.0

 by Fred Reichheld

Career Development

 Adventures of Johnny Bunko

 Written by Daniel Pink, Art by Rob Ten Pas


 Crucial Conversations

 by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler

Presentation Skills

 The Naked Presenter

 by Garr Reynolds


 by Nancy Duarte

Group Problem Solving

 Game Storming

 Compiled and written by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, and James Macanufo


 The Art of the Start

 by Guy Kawasaki