“Hidden Fences” Are Real!

Now that awards season is over, you’re likely familiar with the titles of and possibly the actors who stared in the nominated and winning films.  “Hidden Figures” , a film based on the true story of three African American Mathematicians who worked at NASA during the Space Race, was one such film.  “Fences” , the […]

I’m Sorry HR But Like Public Enemy Said: “Can’t Trust It”

It was a typical day. I was driving along listening to the Backspin channel. Reminiscing, rapping, and relishing a time when rap music had meaning.  “Can’t Truss It”, by Public Enemy came on, so naturally, I felt it necessary to match the energy of Chuck D and Flava Flav and rap along.   As is the […]

What the Duck?!

I am a Philadelphia Eagles fan. Since Coach Charles “Chip” Kelly took over as head coach in 2013, my dedication to the team has been tested on multiple occasions. The most recent test came last week when we learned that the team’s best offensive player, LeSean McCoy, would be traded for a Kiko Alonso. WTDuck! […]

The Most Common Mistakes New Managers Make

The toughest transition in management is going from managing a job function to managing both a job function and other people at the same time. When you’re only managing a job function, all the work and results are on your shoulders. Everything succeeds or fails based on your efforts alone. There should be comfort in […]

Ambition Should Be Embraced and Not Hidden

I met up with a friend for lunch recently. He wanted to catch up on the happenings in our lives since we hadn’t seen each other in awhile. At some point, the conversation switched to work life. I talked about my observations at my job and the ideas I have for the things I want […]

Ambition Should Be Embraced, Not Hidden

I met up with a friend for lunch recently. He wanted to catch up on the happenings in our lives since we hadn’t seen each other in awhile. At some point, the conversation switched to work life. I talked about my observations at my job and the ideas I have for the things I want […]