Nobody Wants Those Crummy Trump Jobs

I’m unabashedly libertarian in my politics. I don’t think government can solve anything that you can’t fix yourself. There are exceptions, of course. You can’t fight systemic problems like racism… Get the Rest

Safe HR Topics for Troubled Times

Unless you're living in a cave, you are up-to-speed on all the latest problems in the world. From the bombings in Baghdad to gun violence in America, there

Back Into The Frying Pan

For the last handful of years, I've been a free-range chicken, roaming from roost to roost spreading good cheer and occasional wisdom. The life of a consultant is

I’m Good Enough, I’m Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like Me!

"Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley" is one of the reasons I continued to watch SNL in the 90's.  Al Franken invented and acted out Stuart in a way

Showing Up: The Most Important Piece Of The Puzzle

No one at that dinner had been sleeping properly for weeks, and it wasn’t just the impossible heat of an impossibly long Auckland summer. My phone was ringing

3 Ways To Create Your Own Warrior Team

On April 13th, the Golden State Warriors made history with their 73rd win for the season.  In just a bit over 5 years they've gone from trash to

Managing Your Recruiting Career, Is It Time For a Year of Yes?

Seems like everyone is due for a year of yes.  Shonda Rimes had one and she's ridiculously creative and successful.  Bethenny Frankel decided to come from A Place of

Addicted to Queso and Other Leadership Predicaments

I broke my left arm two weeks ago.  First broken bone, first ambulance ride, first ER visit.  All in tiny Columbus, Texas....which means I was terribly lucky they

Employee Engagement and 6-Second Abs

We (my family - not sure if I was part of the discussion) have been trying to get back (back?) in shape. So we started making the changes necessary

Kick-Start Your HR Creativity – Two Lessons From Jared Leto

The Thin Red Line. Fight Club.  American Psyco.  These are films that solidified Jared Leto's success as an Oscar-winning actor. Then, as his star was rising, he basically stopped