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We continue using neuroscience and other principles to create and support custom performance management systems that help organizations meet their goals as well develop individual and team competencies.
Paula has been facilitating public meetings and analyzing survey data for a school district considering facility utilization.
We are supporting a large consortium planning a major change with an organizational assessment and support including two workshops for staff and leadership on Living with Change and Leading Change.
In addition to our work in compensation, we are helping several clients by providing focused data, analysis and recommendations to ensure market-based, fair and equitable pay for C-Suite members with our Executive Compensation studies in the for-profit, non-profit and public sector studies.
To help their compensation program stay current, following completion and implementation of a full compensation study of all staff and executive positions, we review 1/3 of positionseach year of a major quasi-public agency.
Paula was reappointed to the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management as an Associate.
Other recent projects include Executive Compensation for a manufacturer, competencies for a division of a pharmaceutical company undergoing a reorg, and an updated compensation plan for a County government.
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Think about the last time you filled out a standard form. Maybe it was at work, at a medical office, or an organization you support. There it is, the almost ubiquitous question: check the box for male or female. Checking that box might be so automatic you don’t think about it; however, for your transgender coworkers, friends, family or neighbors that question can be complex and frightening. Even those who are accepting and inclusive may have difficulty understanding the daily dilemmas encountered by someone whose gender identity is not easily articulated. Continue reading
At the end of life, few people regret spending too much time with family and friends. On the other hand, workaholics lament missed opportunities to enjoy time with loved ones. Bill Gates recently revealed his own difficulties in making time for life outside of work during an interview with the BBC, reported in the Leadership section of Forbes. Gates admitted to his own early, self-professed ‘fanaticism’ about work, noting that he never took vacations, often worked throughout nights, and stayed at the office on most weekends. After meeting his wife, Gates slowed down considerably; yet by that time, his company had tripled in growth and was already generating unprecedented revenues and record productivity. Continue reading
In early May The Singer Group enjoyed leading and engaging a team of facilitators in support of the American Library Association’s Future of Libraries Summit held at the Library of Congress. Continue reading
Today, many organizations are not only at risk financially, but are at risk of losing their relevance, of becoming the dinosaurs of our modern world.
We can talk all we want about needed change, but unless we have progressive leaders who are willing to think in new ways and venture into new territory, our organizations are likely to stay stuck in the status quo. Continue reading
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Last Night I Caught My Husband Apologizing to a Librarian – The Library’s Position as the Information Resource in a Google World
Last night I caught my husband apologizing to a librarian.
That’s right, he did it (twice, actually), and I caught him red-handed.
He was updating his resume and – being a chef and not the kind of person who keeps track of old newspaper clippings – he was missing an important review from a local magazine. We looked online but this particular magazine didn’t have old issues archived on their website. Continue reading