Last week Daxko was really quiet. Really quiet. A good chunk of our top performing team members were attending our annual Achievers Club….in St. Thomas. Others were attending out-of-town conferences. As you can imagine the energy in a growing software company is really kinetic so last week the stark silence was really noticeable.
And I got more work done last week than I have since I started here. It was wonderful.
Read the whole post over at Dawn Burke’s The HR Insomniac (an FOT contributor blog)
Dawn Burke, VP of Talent Consulting at Kinetix and founder/advisor for Dawn Burke HR, is an HR leader, speaker, and writer specializing in new HR practices, engagement and workplace culture. Her HR/recruiting/leadership career has spanned the last 20 years, with past gigs including a foundational role as VP of People for Birmingham, AL’s award-winning technology company, Daxko (And yes, Kris Dunn and Dawn are making Bham the HR capital of the world! Who knew?). You can also check her out at DawnHBurke.com and a variety of other interesting places. Google her, it’ll keep you posted on what she is up to.
Most importantly: She is addicted to TV, knows most of the lyrics to Hamilton and West Side Story, loves to cry at movies (check out Cinema Paradiso for a cry fest!), thinks wine, a wheel of Brie and Milk Duds make a well-balanced dinner, and sings in her car daily. Her husband and cat are the Yin to her Yang.