#AlignedValue: How to put #HumanCapital squarely on the #CEO’s Agenda // Is it time to blow up #HR? @adiman

In the July/August edition of Harvard Business Review, Adi Ignatius and the HBR editorial team challenged HR leaders to “blow up” HR and build something new. That’s a bold assertion.  And it’s raising the eyebrows of even the most progressive HR thought leaders.  HBR’s Rethinking Human Resources SPOTLIGHT prompts forward-looking CEOs, CFOs, and CHROs to ask: Is our workforce consistently realizing its economic potential? Have we fully accounted for the importance of people in our strategy? Is HR playing a lead role on our executive leadership team? Are our HR programs achieving higher levels of corporate performance? Opportunities borne from Overlooked Problems … Continue reading #AlignedValue: How to put #HumanCapital squarely on the #CEO’s Agenda // Is it time to blow up #HR? @adiman

#EnduringProsperity Professional Business Services Lead Job Creation +671K Y-o-Y #UE #BLS

NASDAQ U.S. Economic Calendar. Released On 6/5/2015 8:30:00 AM For May, 2015 Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual Nonfarm Payrolls – M/M change 223,000 220,000 190,000  to 289,000 280,000  Unemployment Rate – Level 5.4 % 5.4 % 5.3 % to 5.4 % 5.5 % Private Payrolls – M/M change 213,000 215,000 185,000  to 280,000 262,000  Participation Rate – level 62.8 % 62.7 % 62.7 % to 62.7 % 62.9 % Average Hourly Earnings – M/M change 0.1 % 0.2 % 0.2 % to 0.3 % 0.3 % Av Workweek – All Employees 34.5 hrs 34.5 hrs 34.5 hrs to 34.6 hrs 34.5 hrs Continue reading #EnduringProsperity Professional Business Services Lead Job Creation +671K Y-o-Y #UE #BLS

#CEO Larry Fink @Blackrock on Short-Termism’s Relationship with #EnduringProsperity

Larry Fink, CEO of Blackrock, recently shared his perspective on “short-termism” as a key threat to prosperity; and suggested solutions to turn-the-tide.  Below, I expand upon Larry’s remarks posted April 2015 on McKinsey’s Insight blog. Long-Term Goals for Prosperity The basis of Larry’s argument is the United States has not realized, or has under-realized, certain long-term economic goals that are beneficial for enduring prosperity.  Essentially, the United States is leaving bigger opportunities on the table while myopically focused on a short-term outcomes.  In Larry’s perspective, key long-term goals for enduring prosperity include: 1. Educational opportunities 2. A reasonable level of healthcare 3. Secure retirement 4. … Continue reading #CEO Larry Fink @Blackrock on Short-Termism’s Relationship with #EnduringProsperity