#HRSocialHour: A Special, Disruptive Episode with @JenniferMcClure

I first heard Jennifer McClure speak at SHRM14 in Orlando. I'm sure it was soon after that I began to follow her on Twitter and her her blog. 4 years later and I've found my unofficial mentor (check our her podcast on Building Intentional Connections). I love listening to her podcast and was thrilled when …

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Did It Again #disruptHR

I have officially drunk the #DisruptHR kool-aid. I've participated in 3 events: Sioux Falls (speaker), Brookings (organizer) and Minneapolis (speaker). I've been thinking about what it is that attracts me to this type of event. Obviously, the networking and opportunity to meet people I've known through Twitter chats -- I am very impressed with the …

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#DisruptHRBrookings: the day after train of thoughts

DisruptHR Brookings was last night. I spent most of the night telling people I was: overwhelmed, proud, humbled, blown away. We had 102 people check in. That did not include the 11 speakers and 6 committee members. The room was set up for 100. People were standing in the cocktail area watching the talks. Not …

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#DisruptHRBrookings – In the Thick

We are less than 2 weeks to #DisruptHRBrookings. It's been an interesting adventure and im hoping it continues to grow. I've learned a lot about my leadership style, delegation and trusting people! As I started out on this road I knew I couldn't do it alone. The first step was getting the local SHRM group …

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The Kids Will Be Okay

For the last, well, for a long time, we've been having the "generations" conversation. Traditionalists vs. Boomers vs. Gen X vs. Millennials (formerly Gen Y) vs. whatever is coming next. 95% of the conversations seem to focus on the differences between the generations and why. These generations do have some things in common: bigger world …

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