Sadness in the silence…

Tragedy has reared its ugly head once again in these United States of America. El Paso, Texas. Dayton, Ohio. Monday comes, and everyone returns to their regularly scheduled program, attending scheduled meetings, working toward important deadlines, re-focusing on critical success factors, initiatives and projects. The exchanges between people of, "did you hear"?; "so sad"; "I …

Seek Your Best Life

PATIENT AMBITION The search for the right opportunity, after experiencing a misaligned opportunity, can be daunting, but also an exciting season. After 25+ years of a progressive and fruitful HR career, I find myself seeking with patient ambition.  This is not a season of ‘find a job’; this is a season of finding my next …

Caution: be careful not to become too organizational culture-centric

Many organizations are constantly seeking to sustain culture, align people with culture, fit people within a defined culture, and maintain rigid practices and procedures to cement the culture. Considering present and future changes in our workplaces – demographics, technology, privacy (and many other) laws, working conditions, global expansion, mergers & acquisitions, the competitive talent landscape, …