Time to Put the Ki-bosh on Being Overwhelmed – Embrace Being 2nd Best

Dawn Burke Dawn Hrdlica, Driving Productivity, Engagement and Satisfaction, HR (& Life!) Advice, Leadership

I’ve been in a funk.  Yep.  The spark is gone and I know why.  First about that spark:  it is what gives me superhuman HR strength.   That spark is the jolt of adrenaline I need to rock things Dawn style.  Anytime I start a new thing (job or project)… my spark ignites.  I love it! But the spark is gone …

Just Throw Strikes. Worst. Management. Practice. Evah.

Paul Hebert Communication, Employee Communications, HR (& Life!) Advice, Leadership, Paul Hebert, Performance

My son plays high school baseball.  He earned a varsity letter his sophomore year and gets a lot of playing time.  I’m assuming that the coach wouldn’t put him in the game if he wasn’t adding value to the team.  He plays shortstop mostly.  Some 3rd base and he pitches pretty regularly.  I’ve been told he’s pretty good. Now, if …

Family Friendly Workplace? When the Sh!t Hits The Fan.

Tanya Barham Candidate Pool, Career Paths, Compensation/Cash Money, Culture, HR (& Life!) Advice, wellness

Unless you were conceived in a test tube and raised by wolves, you probably have parents.  Chances are also good that after bringing you into this world, someone out there was kind enough to hold your wobbly head, wipe your rear and feed you every two hours all through the day and night for months at a time –  at …

Delivering Disappointment: Want Some Cold Fries With That?

Steve Boese Engagement and Satisfaction, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Tech, Steve Boese

You know what job sounds pretty cool? Professional advertising photographer. No, not a high fashion photographer who spends his days in exotic locations taking ‘action’ shots of the world’s top models garbed in the latest ‘you can’t really tell, but it is quite likely that swimsuit is see-through’ outfits. That would rise to the level of ‘incredibly awesome job’, a …