The Movie “Clerks” Proves The Innovators Are The Ones With Great Careers

We’ve said it in this space before. Follow along from home or the office: –Great performers/talent see the world differently than others… –Exceeds performance should be reserved for the game… Get the Rest

Looking Back at What May Just Be the “Ballsiest” Cover Letter of All Time

Remember the old military concept of "shock and awe"? It got a lot of attention during the Iraq War, and is defined as rapidly dominating an opponent "by the

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It’s College Graduation Season

Plastics The infamous one word line from the movie “The Graduate” with Dustin Hoffman. This year is the 40th anniversary of one of the most iconic movies of the

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The Chicago Cubs and Cultural Fit

Major League Baseball regular season games start this weekend. As a lifelong and passionate Cardinals fan, the idea of writing a post about the Chicago Cubs and their

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Turn Your Chairs With These 4 Blind Recruitment Tools

Don't you love "The Voice"?  Blake and Adam's banter over why a contestant should pick one over the other.  The jokes, the art and the contestant's ultimate joy over

What I Learned From AC/DC

If you read my bio,  you know I'm a music fan.  In particular, I get excited by loud, vibrant and heart-stopping tunes.  So when a former colleague messaged

The Muppets Know Talent

The new Muppets Show premieres next week. Who’s a huge nerdtastic Muppets Show fan? Yours truly. I’m probably gonna host an FOT viewing party for the premiere. KD loves

Straight Outta Your Employees: The Power of User-Generated Content

Straight Outta Compton, the musical biopic about hip-hop group N.W.A,  opened two weeks ago to the tune of $60.2M in box office sales, steamrolling their initial $40M projections.

Intimacy In The Workplace: It’s a “Do”

The Breakfast Club (TBC) is 30 years old this year, which means I first saw it when I was 3. Okay... maybe I was 5. It's a classic movie that

Your FOT Mad Men Wrap-up

How is it that almost an entire week has passed since the series finale of Mad Men---perhaps the most important workplace-related pop culture phenomenon in the last decade---and