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 “

Be Seen and See Others – Street Level Influencer: Get to Know Olga Piehler

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. – Aesop I’ve been writing a lot about the power of the Street Level Influencer. I argue that some of the most impactful people in our lives are right in front of us! We just need to remember to tap into those around us for their wisdomContinue reading “Be Seen and See Others – Street Level Influencer: Get to Know Olga Piehler”

#HRMixedTape – My Favorite Albums from 2019 Edition

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato Earlier this year, Steve Browne wrote a blog called #HRMixedTape2019 – HR Edition! In it, he issued a unique challenge. He wanted HR bloggers to post a “mixed tape” of songs that connect toContinue reading “#HRMixedTape – My Favorite Albums from 2019 Edition”

Street Level Influencer: Get to Know John Newton

“So wake me up when it’s all over, When I’m wiser and I’m older, All this time I was finding myself, And I didn’t know I was lost.” – Wake Me Up, by Avicii When I began my Street Level Influencer blog series, I didn’t imagine the response would be what it has been. ManyContinue reading “Street Level Influencer: Get to Know John Newton”

World Philosophy Day 2019: Revisiting What It Means to Be an HR Philosopher

“Philosophy’s main task is to respond to the soul’s cry; to make sense of and thereby free ourselves from the hold of our griefs and fears.” – Sharon Lebell Happy World Philosophy Day 2019!! What a wonderful day to remember our inner thinker! In a past blog post, “What Is an HR Philosopher?” I describeContinue reading “World Philosophy Day 2019: Revisiting What It Means to Be an HR Philosopher”

Social Media and the HR Professional: A Conversation with Claire Petrie

We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how well we do it. – Erik Qualman*   I have no idea where my career would be without social media. That sounds like a hyperbolic statement at worst, or a goofy one at best. However, this is the 21st century.Continue reading “Social Media and the HR Professional: A Conversation with Claire Petrie”