team culture

Don’t Hide Your Crazy

“Go and fix your makeup, well, it’s just a break up, Run and hide your crazy and start actin’ like a lady…” Miranda Lambert sings about it, there are t-shirts… Get the Rest

safety

“Provided By Management For Your Safety”

I was in an airport restroom last week and the seat cover holder made me laugh.  I'd never noticed it before, but this particular one actually said, "Provided

love

Calling It Like It Is

My conversation with my daughter this morning: Daughter:  "Mommy, you are just a little beautiful today." Me:  "Well, I think you are completely beautiful.  Why am I just a little?" Daughter:

professionalism

3 Ways To A Championship Interview

Interview blunders.  We all have the stories.  One of my recent favorites: Guy candidate who couldn't hold it any longer went #2 in the urinal vs. waiting for a

running

Running Wild: 3 Reasons I Keep Hitting The Pavement

I hate running.  Honestly.  When it gets down to it, running hurts.  I have plantar fasciitis, a bad hip and my knees are going to flip me off

unlikely

Don’t Count Out The Unlikely

Dirk Nowitzki made history last week.  He scored enough points to pass my guy, the incredible Hakeem Olajuwon and move into 9th place on the NBA's career scoring

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The 3 “Fs” of Universal Hiring

I've worked for global Fortune 500 organizations.  I've worked for a private holding company.  I've also "done" three startups. I bring some street cred to this blog as

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He Said What??! Microsoft’s CEO Better Hope Karma Is Really a Guy.

What's the phrase... "Karma is a bitch?"  Talk about poetic given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comments about how women should ask for a raise---said no less in front

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5 Ways to Botch a Hiring Decision

The tide has turned.  It's officially a candidate's market, which means you need to be even more on your game when it comes to hiring decisions.  Think you're

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Why Leaders Can Take Vacations, Even Us Americans

It's August. Europe is on holiday. I'm just back from a week+ vacation myself. While away, I came across this article explaining why Europeans are better at taking