5 Questions Top HR Leaders Should Be Asking

Questions.  As HR pros, our daily lives are surrounded by questions.  Interview questions.  Investigation questions.  Comp questions.  Why-would- an-employee-pee-on-the-bathroom-wall questions. Have you ever taken time to think about more impactful… Get the Rest


Game of Thrones and Lincoln: Moderates Make the Best Leaders. (Spoiler Alert)

Here's one reality that bears remembering as we walk our path in today's workplace: Being a bit disruptive is interesting.  Being extreme, especially most/all the time, is a


March Madness For Learning & Development

I look forward to the NCAA Tournament and March Madness every year. Who doesn’t?  The close games, upsets, excitement, Cinderella stories and just good basketball.  Okay, with the


10 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your HR Person

I spent Spring Break outside of Austin, Texas. It was chill. Everyone was recovering from SXSW or from the crowd of non-Texans who invaded the city. Austin

Talent Swag

Talent Swag: Transparency in Identifying Leadership Potential

Okay, let me start by saying I’m a pretty young guy and I feel as though I’m "hip to the jive." I can also admit that some nights

How our first job shaped us

What Does Your First Job Say About You?

For whatever reason, I was eager to start working.  My friends gave me a hard time as they were hanging out and sleeping in while I was up

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Challenge the HR You Know

If you caught a few ads during the Super Bowl on Sunday, you probably noticed Lawrence Fishburne reprising his role as Morpheus from "The Matrix" for a Kia


The Seattle Seahawks and Building a Champion

Last week, I sent an email to my FOT colleagues asking for a post swap.  I wanted the opportunity to post the day after my Seahawks played in

the most least credible person

The Least Credible HR Person I Know

The least credible HR Pro I know got that way because he hired bad leaders. Period. He recruited, screened, sold and pushed misfits. It’s a surefire way to


Satisficing and Regularity

"Satisficing"... familiar with the term? I wasn't, but then there's Google. The term came up this week while discussing human behavior with a colleague. It's a funny word