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#TChat Preview: How To Become Workplace Fascinating

The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT). The #TChat radio portion runs the first 30 minutes from 7-7:30 pm ET, followed by the #TChat Twitter chat from 7:30-8 … Read more

Our Storied Lives: One Little Melodic Career Tale at a Time

“Begin the day with a friendly voice
A companion unobtrusive
Plays that song that’s so elusive
And the magic music makes your morning mood.”

—Neil Peart (Rush, “Spirit of Radio”)

The Viennese composer from London had vanished. For the nearly … Read more

#TChat Preview: Should HR Be Split Into Two Branches?

The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT). The #TChat radio portion runs the first 30 minutes from 7-7:30 pm ET, followed by the #TChat Twitter chat from 7:30-8 … Read more

The Body Language Business And The Now of You

“You’re sharpening stones, walking on coals
To improve your business acumen…”
— R.E.M. (“Exhuming McCarthy”)

Look at me. Eyes right here. Watch my face, my arms and my hands as I talk. In fact, watch my entire physical demeanor. What … Read more

This Workplace Merry-Go-Round Never Slows

“Midway hawkers calling
‘Try your luck with me’
Merry-go-round wheezing
The same old melody…”

—Neil Peart (Lakeside Park)

We became carnies for a day – midway hawkers calling out from our very own front yard. The main reason … Read more

The Year Of Living Inspirationally

I checked my latest Instagram/Facebook picture post and one of the comments read: “You really should have your own reality show, Kevin.”

I smiled. KevTV, I thought. Nice ring to it. But no – the movies The Truman Show (1998) … Read more

A Wave-Making Christmas Miracle

I still couldn’t believe our car wasn’t back yet. The local auto shop owner shrugged and shook his head.

“Sorry Kevin, but I’m going to have to lock up. I don’t want you to have to wait in the rain … Read more

The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture Guest Posts for 2014

For a holiday treat, we’ve compiled a series of “top 10” TalentCulture posts from 2014 for you to catch up on between now and the first #TChat Show of the New Year.

So pour yourself an egg nog with that … Read more

The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture #TChat Shows for 2014

For a holiday treat, we’ve compiled a series of “top 10” TalentCulture posts from 2014 for you to catch up on between now and the first #TChat Show of the New Year.

So pour yourself an egg nog with that … Read more

The Top 10 KWG TalentCulture Posts for 2014

For a holiday treat, we’ve compiled a series of “top 10” TalentCulture posts from 2014 for you to catch up on between now and the first #TChat Show of the New Year.

So pour yourself an egg nog with that … Read more

The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening

“The vacant laugh
Of true insanity
Dressed up in the mask of tragedy
Programmed for the guts and glands
Of idle minds and idle hands…”

—Neil Peart (musician and writer)

That’s when I saw the photo — a full view … Read more

Happy Work Folk Are Huggers, Not Walkers

June 30, 2009

“They call them Walkers.”

Rick the recruiter whispered the words like a desperate prayer while he stood at the 10th floor window looking down on the street. Nishi, Rick’s new boss, was puzzled.

“Walkers?”

“Yes, Walkers,” Rick … Read more