I Want You!

“Put aside the math and the logic of it, you gotta know you’re wanted too” Hunter Hayes I’m not afraid to admit it…I like country music. (Take a moment to judge me before you read on…) The song “Wanted” by Hunter Hayes resonates with many on a personal level but in reality, it can be applied to our… Read more »

Cliff Conversations – a look at the At Will doctrine

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should! When my sister, Robin, was about five years old, she let my brother stick popcorn kernels up her nose.  When my mom asked Robin why she allowed this to happen, Robin said, “well, him wanted to.” Was this a touching display of sibling love? Not really…it was kinda… Read more »


A Different Kind of Diversity

Diversity in the workplace.  By no means a new concept, and certainly one worth our attention as HR and business professionals.  Plain and simple, diversity makes our workplaces better, serving as a catalyst for different types of thinking, ways to approach problems, and perspectives/frames of reference. Most often when we talk about diversity in the… Read more »

Developing Courage

Courage It has been defined as strength in the face of pain, grief or fear. There is no doubt that great leaders are courageous leaders. They inspire employees, energize customers, and position their companies for success. They take risks, they make decisions with the potential for revolutionary change, and they boldly stand up for what is right and just.… Read more »

But I deserve it! Six Ways to Prevent Entitlement in the Workplace

Entitlement – it rears its ugly head from time to time at work. The term “entitlement” refers to the belief that we deserve some particular reward or benefit. Not because we met or exceeded a goal, not because we have expended exceptional effort, but because we believe someone “owes” us something simply because we exist. I… Read more »