New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances - sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardless the circumstances of your … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Motivation varies from the … [Read more...] about Save Your Sanity This Year
A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated - I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go there? No Did I work on my slides … [Read more...] about Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
In our last two posts we talked about how organizations play a big role in helping people focus on the important work; the work that moves organizations forward. However, you, as a leader or individual contributor also play a huge role in your ability to do the important work, … [Read more...] about How Do We Get the Important Work Done?
Yowza! It is blazing hot here in Ohio this summer! We are on week two without rain…and when you live near Lake Erie that is definitely something to celebrate! Some take a look at the heat wave and complain but I embrace the heat. I soak it up with the hope that during the winter … [Read more...] about Carnival of HR – Your Break From The Summer Heat