It’s Possible to Help Employees Chase Their Dreams without Losing them

Chase your Dreams. Follow your Passion. Find your Calling. These ideas are all out there in the world. Floating around in society for our employees to see, hear, read and quite frankly, feel overwhelmed by. It’s no wonder that many of them aren’t necessarily feeling as engaged as they could be at the office. They […]

The Road to Disruption Starts Here

The world doesn’t tend to see HR peeps as innovators. (even though we clearly are!) To change that perspective however, it’s tough to jump right to disruption. Now, don’t get me wrong. I heart disruption. I really do. I love #DisruptHR and all of it’s people and participants. (Hell yeah and thank you to Jennifer […]

I Will Survive, HR style

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(My apologies to Gloria Gaynor.) At first I was afraid, I was petrified. I kept thinking I couldn’t find the right person even nationwide. But then I spent so many nights combing resumes and stalking on LinkedIn and I grew strong. I knew we’d offer all along. And now you’re here. And it’s all new. […]

No Conference Budget? No Problem!

No Conference Budget? No Problem! While on my way to a conference last weekend, I began reading 52 Cups of Coffee. The book begins with this quote: “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” – Charlie “Tremendous” Jones […]

Calling All HR Introverts! Tips to Survive Conference & Event Season

Calling All HR Introverts! Tips to Survive Conference & Event Season   Conference season is upon us. If you’re an introvert like me, you may have mixed emotions. Psyched to learn and happy to be offsite for a few days to gain fresh perspective, but dreading having the life drained out of you by all […]

Who Gives HR a Bad Name?

Who Gives HR a Bad Name? Allow me to share a scenario I run into regularly. “I work in HR.” Hold for sad awkward pause as the person you’re speaking with judges you. “It’s not like that. It’s much cooler than you think.” Silence. “I’m not Toby. I swear.” Am I alone in this? Has […]