The Time That Is Given to Us: A Eulogy

In JRR Tolkien’s masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, there was a beautiful scene in which a conversation takes place between Gandalf the Gray and Frodo the Hobbit. Frodo was entrusted with the One Ring of Power, the source of all evil in Middle Earth, and tasked with destroying it by casting it into MountContinue reading “The Time That Is Given to Us: A Eulogy”

Americans at Work: The God That We Worship

“When you don’t have much and you need to be at work, there’s no such thing as being sick.” – Scott Brooks I hate masks. There I said it. I hate wearing them. They’re uncomfortable, hot, fog up my glasses, and they mess up my beard! They suck. I am not, however, an anti-masker. IContinue reading “Americans at Work: The God That We Worship”

Street Level Influencer – Meet Shenise Cook

The Street Level Influencer continues into 2021. Now more than ever, we need reminders from those individuals at the ground level making an impact in our daily lives – many times without us knowing it – that life is overwhelmingly good, even when it’s “bad.” Street level influencers provide that for us. COVID, social unrest,Continue reading “Street Level Influencer – Meet Shenise Cook”

HR Philosopher – Street Level Influencer: Dan Huber

Many of us have people in our lives, who, when introducing us to their network, we proclaim “Any friend of _____ is a friend of mine!” For me, that person is Erich Kurschat. He seems to attract such a diverse set of individuals to his networking circle. Recently, I got text from Erich asking ifContinue reading “HR Philosopher – Street Level Influencer: Dan Huber”

Black History Lessons: Why HR Needs to Study the Past

“You must unlearn what you have learned.” – Yoda “Truth is powerful and it prevails.” – Sojourner Truth “History is philosophy teaching by example.” – Thucydides Some of my earliest memories of my Grandpa Bob are of me sitting with him watching the History Channel – back when it actually showed history. We would watchContinue reading “Black History Lessons: Why HR Needs to Study the Past”

Panel Preview: Why Discuss The Obstacle Is the Way?

“The only reason to study philosophy is to become a better person.” – Ryan Holiday On Thursday February 25th, my friends and colleagues Olga Piehler, Carlos Escobar, Erich Kurschat, and I are putting on a FREE Pop-Up Roundtable to discuss the book The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday. I hope you join us!Continue reading “Panel Preview: Why Discuss The Obstacle Is the Way?”