thank you

Never Underestimate the Power of “Thank You!”

I was having a little jibber jabber this evening with a close friend.  We were discussing work.  This is great, that sucks, this is new, can’t believe this is still… Get the Rest

FSU

In Defense Of My Alma Mater (Sub: A Quick Rant About FSU)

I’m a proud alumna of The Florida State University and have taken a lot of heat lately about it. I have taken heat in the grocery store, at

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

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

antirecognition

Anti-Recognition? Is That A Thing?

We’ve all seen the studies---heck we’ve been beat over the head by them in the last few years. Recognition will cure whatever ails your company! Over the past 10

MB

Is Mary Barra Loyal, Crazy, Naive or Just Too Late?

I was thirteen years old when Oliver North got busted in the Iran-Contra Affair in 1986. The young kids in the audience probably only know Ollie as a

work

Are You Experienced? 3 People You Need to Meet

Funny how it works, but as I get older, I realize that yes, Virginia, experience does count. But not, necessarily, in the traditional definition of experience, i.e. "tenure." Let's

The heat is on

When the Heat’s On, How Do You Deal with Adversity?

"The heat is on, the heat is on The heat is on, it's on the street The heat is on." I'm guessing Glenn Frey's song and Nelly's "Hot in Herre" were

FOT Mothers Day

Employee Engagement Day

Sunday is Mother’s Day. The one day a year many of us recognize the 20+ years of service and effort Mom (or Mum as they say on the other

Sit the bench

Ever Wish You Could Bench an Employee?

Baseball season is deep into its first month, which means leadership lessons from America’s favorite pastime are everywhere. Watch highlights from 2,430 MLB games, and you will see