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Amy (Smith) Riccardi
Potomac Falls, VA
Entrepreneur, Strategic Human Capital Executive, Start Up Strategist
Interests: creativity, knowledge management, scuba diving, social media, the ocean, kanji, authentic people, Virginia wine, meaningful conversations, tea houses, unplugging completely
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We are really pleased to announce the re-launch of HCM2020, LLC. In the coming weeks you will see the re-formation of the organization, a fresh, new focus on helping clients transform and break through new plateaus, and a fantastic team... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at Human Capital Management 20/20
Workforce Magazine's April 2011 edition has a great section in the back (p. 33) entitled, "HR Armed with data", which is a response to the march 2011 cover story entitled, "Numbers Game". What a PERFECT title. It again affirms the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2011 at Human Capital Management 20/20
2011 has turned out, thus far, to be quite an interesting time for me personally, and obviously for our country as well. I've decided to write a few posts (and perhaps more than a few) on my philosophy of leadership.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2011 at Human Capital Management 20/20
The debate continues across the HR world about the difference between HR and HC and who should really be sitting in the C suite. Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2010 at Human Capital Management 20/20
SHRM 2010 Conference just ended. I had the great fortune of getting ROCK'd at the conference, which is Random Occurrences of Conference Kindness. SHRM paid my hotel and taxes for the week! I tweeted about it and SHRM picked it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Human Capital Management 20/20
Going to work on a blog post that compares the emergence of the human capital world to the eLearning emergence back in the late 1990's. There are huge similarities. I remember going to the Learning 2001-2003 conferences in Orlando talking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Human Capital Management 20/20
In preparation for a course at the SHRM10 conference, and in typical QuickStart style, I am perusing the "pre-readings" on the flight to San Diego this morning. One of the concepts has struck an interesting cord, and I'm quite interested... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2010 at Human Capital Management 20/20
Recently I have been spending some time exploring the issue of organizational culture and looking at it from a range of perspectives. It still astounds me that some C-level executives feel that it is their sole responsibility to "set the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at Human Capital Management 20/20
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Mar 15, 2010
After a very hectic and fun 2009, I'm finally finding some time to get back to my blog, and the associated research involved in writing. This is something I'm quite passionate about. In cleaning up this blog I found five... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2010 at Human Capital Management 20/20
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Feb 11, 2010
I have been spending a lot of time lately researching and thinking about what human capital metrics are really important for organizations. There is no shortage of opinions (and books) on this matter, and many of these opinions are completely... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at Human Capital Management 20/20
When happens when leaders set aside time for innovation and creativity? Do they embrace it or ignore it for more day-to-day job realities? Who jumps right in or simply waits to see what happens? Do people's innate ways of wanting to work play a role in their approach to innovation? Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2010 at Human Capital Management 20/20