#HRSocialHour Let’s Connect in 2018!

I've recently written about resolutions, or at least mine for 2018. It's cliche to think about resolutions at the beginning of the year, but with a chance for a fresh start and all that. And as Jon and I were contemplating kicking off the #HRSocialHour chats for 2018, we kind of thought that we would …

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#PersonalBrand: Why I Decided to Become a Fitness Instructor

Since we moved back to SD, I've been going to the gym fairly regularly. The gym on campus is very affordable, about a 5 minute walk from my office and I've been able to build a Workout Tribe -- this is key for me. The accountability created with this group has been the catalyst for …

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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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Productive vs. Busy

Most people like to be productive. We want to check off the to-do list. That feeling of accomplishment is addicting. The human brain doesn't like things to be unfinished -- this is why cliff hangers are so successful! And probably why people are still talking about the ending to The Sopranos. Most people do not …

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Healthy HR

It's January so there are so many posts about new year's resolutions that include to be "healthier." Most of us are better about turning that into a SMART goal, rather than the generic "healthier" because what does that mean? Another HR/blogger/Twitter friend, Laurie Ruettimann, recently wrote about this as well and it got me to …

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