Rituals

I've gone to church my whole life. Mostly Protestant. I've attended a few Catholic services. I'd like to attend services in a synagogue and mosque. Why? Because there is nothing quite as comforting as the ritual of a worship service. It's changed a lot in my life time. Church clothes? A lot of the formality …

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Why I decided to go to SHRM 19

This is a post that has been weighing on me for quite a while. And it’s one that I’ve debated about. But I feel like I owe it to friends who have made a different decision. It hasn’t been easy. I’ve been a member of SHRM since I got certified with my PHR, so right …

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A New Job! Transitioning into a new job smoothly

When I decided it was time to find a new job, one of the thoughts in my mind was transition and how much notice to give. Tradition is 2 weeks right? And what can you really do in 2 weeks? For most professional level positions, 2 weeks is not enough time to review the position, …

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Privilege. And a new venture

I've been thinking about privilege a lot lately. I've never really considered myself privileged. I've been "lucky" or "blessed" but not privileged? That meant fabulously wealthy (like on Life Styles of the Rich & Famous), right? Like people who lived in large cities in a fancy house who sent their kids to a private school …

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#PersonalBrand: The Name Game

The other night during a podcast recording I totally psyched myself out on pronouncing a name. We even practiced right before we started recording. And then we got to where I make introductions and I blanked. I knew I was going to say it wrong so rather than just using her first name I fumbled …

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