Expecting Harassment: Women and Workplace

Source Picture: Amnesty International Note: March 8, 2023 is International Women’s Day. March is International Woman’s Month. “The only women who don’t believe that sexual harassment is a real problem in this country are women who have never been in the workplace.” – Cynthia Heimel A few weeks back, I asked my friend Molly HewittContinue reading “Expecting Harassment: Women and Workplace”

Street Level Influencers: Black Leaders Who’ve Influenced Me

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou This post is about a great many folks who’ve inspired me to change myself for the better in many ways. A few years ago, I began exploring the concept of a “street level influencer.” You can seeContinue reading “Street Level Influencers: Black Leaders Who’ve Influenced Me”

Panel Preview: Why Discuss Mental Health?

“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close On Tuesday February 28th, my friends and colleagues Tiffany Toussaint, Claire Stroh, Erich Kurschat, and I are putting on a FREE Pop-Up Roundtable to discuss mental health in the workplace and how HR should approach this topic. I hopeContinue reading “Panel Preview: Why Discuss Mental Health?”

Paul’s Top Five Reads in 2022

“…a mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone. That’s why I read so much, Jon Snow.” – Tyrion Lannister Reading is a gateway to wisdom. Harry Truman was quoted as saying, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” Whether you’re leading a multiunit HR team, or leading an HR departmentContinue reading “Paul’s Top Five Reads in 2022”

HR’s Karma: Legacy HR Must Pass

“Karma means your life is your making. Karmic accumulation can either be a Boost or Burden – that is your choice.” — Sadhguru I just finished the article “What Will HR Look Like in 2030?” I’m strategic. I want to know that I am three moves ahead. So, I read up to see where IContinue reading “HR’s Karma: Legacy HR Must Pass”

#WISHRM22: A Recap of Conferencing Exploits!

“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb The restorative power of conferences is well known or should be. We go to conferences for many reasons – learning and development, the primary one, but these events can be so much more if one decidesContinue reading #WISHRM22: A Recap of Conferencing Exploits!

Street Level Influencer – Meet Aly McKinster

“The business of business is relationships; the business of life is human connection.” — Robin Sharma For the first time in almost 10 months, I bring you the Street Level Influencer series! It’s been a minute, that’s for sure! Now more than ever, we need reminders from those individuals at the ground level making anContinue reading Street Level Influencer – Meet Aly McKinster

It’s Not About the Tattoos

“When you dominate other people’s emotions, the time has to come when you have to pay, and heavily, for that privilege.” – Ethel Waters “Force can overcome force, but a free society cannot long steel itself to dominate another people by sheer force.” – Dean Acheson I got my first tattoo when I was 18.Continue reading “It’s Not About the Tattoos”