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?”

Street Level Influencer – Meet Dr. Rhonda Owens

“Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.” — Anais Nin Welcome to the new year. It seems a lot like the last year. Wasn’t there a song about that? Well, never mind. Happy new year! The Street Level Influencer is back for 2021, and I can’t waitContinue reading “Street Level Influencer – Meet Dr. Rhonda Owens”

#HRMixedTape – 2020 #HRMetal Edition

“Music is medicine.” –  Unknown I lied in my last post. It was NOT my final blog spot for 2020. As I’ve done numerous times in prior posts, I took Steve Browne’s call and made an #HRMixedTape. By this point it’s somewhat blasé to say 2020 was a horrid year. However, it was an amazingContinue reading “#HRMixedTape – 2020 #HRMetal Edition”