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Call Me! The Lost Art of Picking Up The Phone.

Gen X version: “Call me (call me) on the line Call me, call me any, anytime“ Millennial version: “Hey, I just met you, And this is crazy, But here’s my… Get the Rest

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The Cavaliers Fired The Best Coach In Their History, And What That Reminds Us About Talent

About two weeks or so ago, the NBA’s Cleveland LeBrons Cavaliers unceremoniously fired their head coach David Blatt. This was despite the team holding the Eastern Conference’s best

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Leadership Lessons From Limp Bizkit

I'm Generation X.  If there was ever any doubt about that, this post should put that doubt to rest. One day last year found me rolling through airports in

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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

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I’m Trying To Talk My Brother Into Working In HR

I'm trying to talk my little brother into working in HR. I know, I know. It's a horrible idea for a million reasons. Wait, it's not a terrible idea. He

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What To Do When Struggling With a Jerk at Work

Unfortunately, many of us will eventually have to work with someone we don’t get along with. Most of us will believe this other person is incompetent (or rude

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The HR Technology Nightmare That’s Keeping You Up At Night…

I saw a post on FB the other week for the venerable Gerry Crispin that gave me the shivers because it hit way too close to home. He shared the experience

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Screw The Gym. 3 Healthier Ways To Keep Your 2016 HR Resolutions

January 1st.  My gym is packed.  Brand new workout gear is on display.  There's a line for the adduction lever machine. Fitness resolutions are certainly worthy, but, like most

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“I’m Not Your HR Person” and Other Things You Want To Say To Your Parents

It's inevitable. Every holiday or family gathering means that at some point, usually within 45 minutes of your arrival, a parent will pull you aside and say, "Can

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5 Things Naming Your Conference Rooms Says About Your Leadership Style…

My boy Tim Sackett and I recently had the pleasure of being on the Meridian Knowledge L&D Hangout series, where we waxed poetic a bit on all things