together alone

We Need More Meetings at Work

I know – lock me up. While everyone else is finding ways to dodge meetings I’m raising the flag that says in order to do better business we need to… Get the Rest

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

leadership

Everyone Needs Their Mr. Spock

Whatever... I know it's late.  But my turn wasn't up yet. Still, despite the late timing, I can't let my opportunity pass without paying homage to the one

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

gossip

Gossip Girls and Boys – HR’s New Productivity Weapon?

For all my career I’ve heard that loose lips sink ships. I was told don’t talk about your coworkers, don’t spread gossip. And if you are in HR,

DailyShow

HR Lessons From The Daily Show

Jon Stewart recently announced that he is retiring from The Daily Show. I learned this news on Facebook from my cousin Katie, who also gave me the flu

employees

Five Common Employees… As Shown by the Oscars

Another year of entertainment has come and gone.  The awards season is officially over with the completion of the 87th Annual Academy Awards. If you are anything like me---as

faces

Five Faces of Good Management

Those of us interested in improving our organizations; our ability to find, attract, recruit, develop, and retain talent; and to simply get "better" as HR/Talent pros have no

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:

benefits

Win the War for Talent: Double Down on Benefits

If you haven't heard, we are in a war for talent. I spend my time with recruiters and HR professionals who don't know how to compete with big