As special opportunity for readers of my blog – we are giving away 9 free copies of Gary Vaynerchuk’s new book, Twelve and a Half.  This new book is an essential read for CEO’s and human resource professionals.  In the book, Gary explains why “soft skills,” often referred to as emotional intelligence, are critical

I’m tired of HR getting push to the corner of the executive suite meetings.  I get to see firsthand on a daily basis about how effective HR departments (or even CEOs, CFOs, or other company leaders) who recognize the importance of personally connecting with employees and helping employees develop, are more profitable organizations with reduced