Words

Right before the end of 2017, several HR friends were asking on Facebook and Twitter "Leave a positive word I can carry into 2018 that starts with the 1st letter of your name. It can only be 1 word!" I was pleasantly surprised that I didn't see any duplicates! Watch for these words throughout 2018 …

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So This is Christmas

Another year older and a new one just begun. Christmas is the time of year, to be with the ones you love ... The mood is right. The spirit's up. We're here tonight and that's enough. Simply having a wonderful Christmas Time. Have yourself a Merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light. From now …

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Respect

We are definitely in a watershed moment here folks. Women, people are coming forward to say No More to harassment, sexual or otherwise. I have my own #MeToo moments but nothing like some of that we're hearing about. But that's how it starts, isn't it? It starts with someone getting away with, or not getting …

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#PersonalBrand: My Calling

Last night as I was driving home from work, I tuned the radio to the Christian music station [don't judge me]. The DJ mentioned that it was Billy Graham's 99th birthday - which wow, right? The DJ blabbed on (I really hate radio, but it's a short drive & I hate silence more) with a …

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It’s Okay for You to be Wrong

This week was Quarterly Strategic Planning time and we took time to gather off site to work On our business. We had some good conversations and some not-so-good conversations but we got some shit done. We made some revisions to our 3 year plan to clarify a few goals. We revisited our Core Values, we …

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Personal Brand: Who Am I?

Personal brand seems to be the current buzz phrase around your work reputation. It's a bit more than just your reputation as it implies you are putting some thought into it and not just letting things happen. Growing up I was taught "work hard, but don't 'brag' about yourself, and you'll be rewarded." Those in …

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