Reflections on 2020, Perspective, and Hope

“Rebellions are built on hope.” Jyn Erso, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story As I write my final blog post for 2020, I wanted it to be a reflection on this past year. I assumed I’d write how horrible this year has been, and make no mistake, it has been a very challenging year. ForContinue reading “Reflections on 2020, Perspective, and Hope”

Networking as an Introverted HR Professional: How Stoicism Helped Me Overcome Distance

“You’ve been made by nature for the purpose of working with others.” Marcus Aurelius I’ve mentioned it many times in the past. I am an introvert. This does not mean, as many erroneously believe, that I dislike people. As a dedicated HR professional, I don’t believe I’d have gotten very far if I didn’t likeContinue reading “Networking as an Introverted HR Professional: How Stoicism Helped Me Overcome Distance”

Street Level Influencer: Meet Jane Murtaugh and Her Passion for HR Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela It’s been a while, but the Street Level Influencer is back! 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 knowingContinue reading “Street Level Influencer: Meet Jane Murtaugh and Her Passion for HR Education”

Street Level Influencer: Meet Anthony Eaton and His Passion for Leadership

“Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.” — Oprah It’s been a while, but the Street Level Influencer is back! Now more than ever, we need reminders from those individuals at the ground level making anContinue reading “Street Level Influencer: Meet Anthony Eaton and His Passion for Leadership”

Street Level Influencer: Meet James Woods

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle When I began my idea of the Street Level Influencer, I had no idea how positive people would respond to it! I’m excited that it struck a chord with people. In the series, I argue that some of theContinue reading “Street Level Influencer: Meet James Woods”

Stand in Your Worthiness

“For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them. – Thich Nhat Hanh A hallmark of a great friend is non-judgement. You can tell them anything without fear they will critique you or your opinions and experiences. Sure, they may offer you words of advice youContinue reading “Stand in Your Worthiness”

Doing the Right Thing Is Always in Our Control

“The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. The beginning of the year has so many of us thinking, reflecting. We write about our thoughts. We give pause, give ourselves space to explore our feelings, emotions, dreams. How does this all impact our future? Two of my goodContinue reading “Doing the Right Thing Is Always in Our Control”

Street Level Influencer: Getting to Know Blake Quinlan

“Time spent on hiring, is time well spent.” – Robert Half When I began my idea of the Street Level Influencer, I had no idea how positive people would respond to it!I’m excited that it struck a chord with people. In the series, I argue that some of the most impactful people in our livesContinue reading “Street Level Influencer: Getting to Know Blake Quinlan”

Conduct a Daily Performance Review with Yourself 

“If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.” – W. Edwards Deming  I have been at my new job for almost a month and a half! It has been an amazing experience so far. Never having switched professional organizations before – I was at my lastContinue reading “Conduct a Daily Performance Review with Yourself “