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Suddenly Channeling Britney Spears? Tips to Control Burnout

Lately I’ve been channeling my inner Britney spears.  Not the Britney who danced with a snake.  My Britney’s been, you know, the Britney spears who shaved her head.  The one… Get the Rest

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How Much Did They Pay You to Give Up on Your Dreams?

"How much did they pay you to give up on your dreams?" - a memorable line by Ryan Bingham (played by George Clooney) in Up in the Air, the classic

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Productive People Punch List

We all know them.  The types who can exercise 2 hours a day, get their kids to school (dressed) and to every activity on time (with snacks) as

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Your HR Career Toolkit

I've never met an HR pro who isn't looking for a toolkit to facilitate personal or professional change. Whether it's a seven-part coaching curriculum or a facilitated day of

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Why Innovation Requires Rules

When you hear the word innovation most people think, new, groundbreaking, disruptive, interesting, free-form. The word doesn’t evoke images of strict processes and rules. Yet my experience working

10 HR Recommendations for 2017

RJ set me up nice last week with his post on questions to ask before looking for a new HR gig.  And he'll be pleased to know at

HR, Want Proof You Should Connect? It’s Better Than Sex!

HR do you still need convincing your role should focus on people connection over compliance officer? Check this out: Emotional connection is better than sex. And I think most

WEBINAR – Instagramming HR: 5 Filters HR Pros Can Use To Transform Into Better Recruiters

You know it's true---you're a great HR Pro, but you don't really like to recruit. That's okay, because you're good at a million other things your company values. But

Develop Your HR Philosophy

I'm a natural cynic, which means that I don't buy the hype around anything from pony rides to human resources conferences. If people are having fun, I'm skeptical. There's

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