From Gen X to Gen Z….7 Pieces of Advice on your Graduation

Graduation is weighing heavily on my mind this week. Like many of you, we are celebrating as my oldest graduates from college on Saturday. It’s one of those moments where… Get the Rest

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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. 

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Are You a “Day 1” Leader?

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. You might have heard of him, or at least you've heard of his company. This year Amazon will do

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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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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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5 Things Your Exclamation Point (!!!) In Email Means to Me

You know who you are.  You love to use the exclamation point in emails and writing! Yes!!! You're a peppy son of a gun.  We're watching your enthusiasm for life

HR CAREER ADVICE: Never Let Your Boss Tell You How Other People Feel About You Without Forcing These 2 Questions…

Dateline: Somewhere in Corporate America. The Scene: A C-Level is telling the HR pro who reports to him what another C-level thinks about her performance (hint: it's not glowing). The

Kick-A$$ Career Advice for 2016

It's that time of year. The traditional time of reflecting and planning for our professional lives is upon us. It's bull. It's actually the worst time to be doing any

CAREER ADVICE: Never Let Your Boss Tell You How Other People Feel About You Without Forcing These 2 Questions…

Dateline: Somewhere in Corporate America. The Scene: A C-Level is telling the HR pro who reports to him what another C-level thinks about her performance (hint---it's not glowing). The Mistake:

4 Useless Things Career Advisers Tell You

Over the weekend I caught this kind of interesting piece debunking much of what the investment advice industry tells its clients (that is you and me), The Four