Are you (or someone you know) having ongoing career challenges that to go beyond, “It’s a tough business environment these days and everybody feels stressed”?
Do you feel as if you have so much work you can never get even … Read more
If you want to make it rain inside and out, you’ve got to be able to control your talent weather.
More precisely, you must be able to understand the molecular makeup of your talent clouds, and how rapidly the combining … Read more
HR is such an open, unique field that finds itself bound by the past. Organizations continue to churn and churn on HR programs and ideas that haven’t been current in years (or even decades). The difficulty facing folks is how … Read more
Planting words on my MacBook Pro stimulates me emotionally and intellectually as I sow client career stories from bud to blossom. This focused, brain-powered activity, though invigorating, is physically sedentary and potentially unsustainable if not combined with the appropriate amount … Read more
“Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.” -James Matthew Barrie
Somehow I missed that memo the first time around. The one about making sure to underestimate your marketplace and overestimate your sales cycle when you’re … Read more
Everybody likes to be liked. Most colleagues and bosses that I’ve worked with do. To a fault, which makes it very difficult when dealing with those who need dealing with.
Those who need to be written up and eventually fired.… Read more
My husband, the love of my life, had brain surgery a few weeks ago.
The anticipation, wondering if it was benign or cancerous (it was benign), praying that the neurosurgeon would not suddenly get the shakes, being in a hospital … Read more
Most victims of violence feel powerless and alone. I’d argue most bystanders and witnesses feel the same.
Most of us want to believe that folks are basically decent, not monsters that erupt at work or at home or anywhere and … Read more
The majority of organizations today have employee support programs to help with workplace absenteeism.
Examples include sick days, short term disability, long term disability, return-to-work, workplace accommodation, vacation, emergency family care, and the list goes on. The goals of these … Read more
The term, ‘leader,’ can be such a broad word. According to Dictionary.com, the definition of ‘lead’ follows (I’ve bolded my preferred wording):
– To go before or with to show the way; conduct or escort.
– To conduct by holding … Read more
I bet when someone asks you to name great leaders you think of Churchill, Sun Tzu, Jack Welch, Lincoln or others. Well listen up people because you’re missing someone. His name is…Tyler Durdin. Yes, Tyler Durdin. He is the main
“You boys are the gutter slugs; the front line leaders fighting in the trenches with all the guts and no glory. Be proud of that. Hold your heads high; love the game and each other. Each one of you is … Read more