Out Now: Episode 415: Registered Apprenticeship Programs in the Clean Energy Sector With Dr. Janell Hills

If You Can’t Commit, Just Quit

I have the pleasure of owning my own business. While this comes with a heckuva lot of headaches and anxiety, it does come with some inherent bonuses: I own what I do! I am committed! I am all in! I gave a presentation a few weeks ago in which I talked about my belief that employees need […]

Inspired by Hate

Hatefulness Unprofessionalism Those are hardly inspirational words, but they inspired this post. Recently, I concluded a workplace investigation that despite all the discriminatory allegations, counter claims, and retaliation complaints thrown around, what it boiled down to was there was a lot of hatefulness (feelings) and oodles of unprofessionalism (behavior). Hatefulness and unprofessionalism. They have no […]

Amazon and the Perception of an Excellent Workplace Culture

As you know we have been writing about Culture at PIC this month, and as so often happens we get to the end of the month and it is time for my post. Then, I struggle to come up with something new and different, something that hasn’t been said yet, hopefully a piece that is new, different […]

If the Culture Doesn’t Fit, You Shouldn’t Commit

Everything and everyone told me NOT to accept the offer.  One friend and previous employee of the company called to caution that I wouldn’t fit in there. Another friend called with a message from a recent escapee telling me that I was better off unemployed than working for those, and I quote, “bunch of bitches”.  […]