Topic: Hr

    What is Unconscious Competency?
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 23, 2020 | 1 min read time

    Driving a car is complicated. Pedals and blinkers and mirrors and merging and blind spots. But when we drive to the grocery store, we hardly think...

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    How to Really Check In
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 16, 2020 | 0 min read time

    People who are good at maintaining relationships regularly check in. An email. A text. Holiday cards. Maybe some years we get a phone call on our...

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    Thinking for Ourselves
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 9, 2020 | 0 min read time

    “Only dead fish go with the flow.” -Andy Hunt, American software developer, and co-author of The Pragmatic Programmer

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    We Are Not Our Jobs
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 2, 2020 | 0 min read time

    “You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet.” - Fight Club  (1999)

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    Idea Doubt vs. Self Doubt
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 19, 2020 | 1 min read time

    The creative process, as defined by Wharton professor and organizational psychologist Adam Grant, has six steps. His 2016 TED Tal can be found at 

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    The Process of Hiring
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 12, 2020 | 2 min read time

    “Hiring is the most important people function you have, and most of us aren't as good at it as we think.” - Laszlo Bock, CEO & Co-founder at...

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    The Importance of Listening to Understand
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 9, 2020 | 1 min read time

    We too often begin formulating a response while another person is still talking. Especially when we disagree with what they’re saying.

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    How to Find Work-Life Harmony
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 6, 2020 | 1 min read time

    "This work-life harmony thing is what I try to teach young employees and actually senior executives at Amazon too […] I get asked about work-life...

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    Health, Wealth, and Time
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 5, 2020 | 1 min read time

      Here are three measures of wealth: health, money, and time.

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    When Being an Amateur is a Good Thing
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 4, 2020 | 0 min read time

      When we call someone amateur, we’re usually calling them incompetent. Inept.

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