Carol

Like Carol From The Walking Dead, Even Great Leaders Mess Up Sometimes

First of all, if you haven’t watched the season premier of The Walking Dead, come back to read this after. This is a talent blog, not a spoiler site. Now…… Get the Rest

employee tv

Must-See TV! Is It Better For Employees to Watch The Walking Dead or Gotham?

It's that time of year, again.  The time when you can't figure out what the heck you want to watch because there are so many new things on

unschool

Unschooling? Does That Simply Mean UnJobbing?

Yesterday was a big day for me. It was my son’s very first day of school. First day of kindergarten, in fact. This isn’t little league, anymore. I’m

HR weed

Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘em! An Elected Official’s Run-In With HR.

There's a story kicking around my hood that I thought FOT readers might enjoy. You may have heard, during the 2012 election, the educated/enlightened/hipster voters of the great state

Monetize assets

Weird Al Writes the World’s Greatest Mission Statement

You may have seen the plethora of Weird Al videos invading your Facebook feed lately. You see, he currently has the #1 album in the country.  The video

Thought Leader

Thought Leader = What, Exactly?

I have a new pet peeve. I occasionally get messages from HR people looking to network or looking for opportunities.  That's cool.  We all do that.  No big whoop. 

job market - intns

Interns and Why They’re Awesome

It's summertime!  That means it's time for college students around the country to decide if they are going to take that class trip to Mazatlán or head out

Pat yourself on the back

What Do Successful People Do On Friday Afternoon?

Happy Monday, Fistful of Talent clan! As you are starting your work week... grabbing that first weekly cup of coffee; looking back on a fun, sunny and event-filled weekend;

Working Parents

Working Parents—Be Glad You Don’t Have It As Bad As Gwyneth Paltrow

Sad news in the world of pop culture. The greatest actress since Jenna Elfman has decided to take a break from acting. That's right! Gwyneth

seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks and Building a Champion

Last week, I sent an email to my FOT colleagues asking for a post swap.  I wanted the opportunity to post the day after my Seahawks played in