James daSilva

James daSilva is a senior editor in charge of SmartBrief's leadership and management content, as well as newsletters for HR executives, wholesale-distributors and manufacturers. Before joining SmartBrief, he was copy desk chief at a daily newspaper in New York. You can find him on Twitter sharing leadership and management insights @SBLeaders and @james_dasilva.

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How a culture-first CEO sees HR, diversity and inclusion
How a culture-first CEO sees HR, diversity and inclusion

Culture Amp's CEO says, when it comes to D&I, "There’s no right, there’s no ‘best practice and if you just do that you’ll be fine.’ There’s just better than where you are now."

(Almost) everything changes. How will you react?
(Almost) everything changes. How will you react?

Much as we'd like things to stay the same, they rarely do. A mindset open to exploration can help you navigate inevitable change.

Will your cultural values survive the test?
Will your cultural values survive the test?

A strong economy makes it easier to support culture, training and L&D. But will that support survive a downturn?

Walmart
Walmart

Walmart's first executive vice president shares her journey as an "Only" and how companies can improve on executive diversity.

SHRM
SHRM

HR can show that culture drives business results, and it starts with hiring from a wider pool of abilities.

SHRM
SHRM

SHRM is urging employers to hire people with criminal records. Here's a story of one advocate who is trying to make up for his past failings.

Symantec's culture transformation weathered M&A and executive turnover to get the most out of data and people.

Domino's
Domino's

Training people for the next step in a business is an imperfect process, as Domino's discovered.

Trust
Trust

Trust isn't just a human good -- it's a business necessity. And yet in so many ways we're failing right now.

Measurement
Measurement

Talent leaders, regardless of industry, share common goals in building up their organizations in step with business goals.