As your plate fills up for 2019, experts suggest making room for some trending issues. Start by ensuring that company communications and culture are aligned. Take the time to communicate organizational goals, expectations, changes, and innovations to employees. Next, get a champion in the C-suite to support your strategic initiatives and hiring/retention efforts. Elsewhere, learn about state and local legislation to help you address compliance, privacy, and other challenges. Finally, effectively utilize technology and other tools to manage your time and free you to focus on people’s performance; and prioritize initiatives that will have a lasting impact. Read the full article.