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Brian Martin

Brian Martin

Director of Human Resources with Luxa Enterprises, Brian enjoys coaching his girls soccer team and spending time with his family. He is a member of the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association and serves on the Board of Directors with the American Red Cross in Tulsa.

Recent Posts by Brian Martin:

White Men must be engaged as Allies

One of the key components of D&I initiatives should include engaging white men as allies. There are many white men in the workforce who are great supporters of diversity, inclusion, and equality for women.

Engaging these men to be allies and champions is just one key ingredient to ensuring D&I initiatives, as well as equality programs, gain the necessary traction to be sustainable inside organizations.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

Successful Characteristics The Best Business Leaders Must Possess

In terms of the best business leaders, one might think the answer is clear. We would just look to the most successful business and whoever made that happen is obviously on this list, right?

Topics: Leadership

Business Leadership Styles – Which one is right for you?

There are many business leadership styles that have been developed over the last 75 years. Some of the most popular include the work of Lewin (Authoritarian, Participative, Delegative), Bass (Extended Transformational Style), and Hershey and Blanchard (Situational). Still other leadership philosophies exist as well including Servant leadership by Greenleaf. Let’s focus on Transformational leadership and Servant leadership for the purposes of this article.

Topics: Training Seminars Supervisor Training Leadership

Why right now is a great time to consider outsource solutions

Every year I go through the same list of activities at the beginning of the year: cleaning up files, conducting audits, policy and procedure review, retention and destruction activities, etc. These are the activities HR Pro’s think about when the New Year begins.

So how do you get it all done? Perhaps you are an HR Department of one or you are a business leader or owner who does HR or Accounting activities on the side. Regardless of what your situation is, time is the one thing we never seem to have enough of.

Fortunately there are some great resources out there that will allow you to continue to focus on your key responsibilities and give you peace of mind that the “To-Do” list is being taken care of.

Topics: Outsourcing