Does that feel right to you?
I speak on the subject of personal branding all of the time. You are more than a bottle of dishwashing detergent. You have unlimited potential. You have a soul. But I think many of us would be lucky to have three powerful words to describe ourselves.
Mine are work, life and cats.
New HR bloggers are brave.
They live in a liminal state where they daydream about the future of work while processing payroll, managing compliance issues, and providing ongoing support to leaders and employees.
I admire their fortitude.
Before you can write well about HR, you have to learn how to write. What I have learned is that all new bloggers pass through a difficult phase where they sort…
My neighbors have a dog who is quite an escape artist in her old age.
Last time she escaped? It was the dog sitter’s fault. This time? It was an invisible fence failure. The family wasn’t home, and I found the dog darting back and forth across a country road. I called the dog’s name and she jumped right into my car. We went back to my house, and I called my neighbors and read them the…
I’ve been two questions about HR certifications, this week. Here is the first one.
I’ve seen you post a few times about worthwhile/non-worthwhile HR credentialing. I’m not credentialed at all, but I’d like to be so that I don’t look like an uneducated asshole. Which one would you recommend for someone who has been practicing Human Resources for about 3 years and has been winging it with the help…
I heard that song for the first time, years ago, after I turned off my car but left my headlights on during a long phone conversation in a parking lot outside of my gym. I ended the call, went on the elliptical machine for 45 minutes, and came outside to a dead battery.
Plus the song…
I was lucky enough to attend a dear friend’s wedding in Chapel Hill. The ceremony and reception did not disappoint. Family members and friends came together and socialized. I eavesdropped on private conversations between partners who thought no one was listening. And watched people dance on the dance floor.
The best thing about weddings? Well, I think it’s the…
The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good Business is one of the most important books I have read in years.
John Browne, the former CEO of BP, was outed in 2007 when a former lover sold his story to a British newspaper. Even though the relationship occurred between two consenting adults, Browne didn’t survive the homophobic coverage in the British tabloids.
Just to put a few things out there:…
He’s not dead. Hot on the porch and he loves it! #cats #catsofinstagram #jake
Sometimes I am afraid that I might be the last to know.
The last to know what? I dunno. Nothing in particular. Everything.
My fear of being the last to know is my emotional blind spot.
An emotional blind spot is an area in your life where your judgment is impaired, obstructed or obscured. When you ignore feelings and experiences because they are unpleasant or confusing, you are operating…
Boom. 💥 #fortunecookie (at C & T Wok)