Stuck in The Middle – Change Management

We spend a great deal of time preparing management for the challenges and opportunities that occur during significant change. As a consultant, I’m guilty of occasionally forgetting the difficult position of the “middle,” so my presentation today was...

Road Warrior Blues – Human Resources

The novelty of business travel tends to wear off very quickly; while I can’t hold a candle to some true Road Warriors, I’ve traveled enough to know that “too much” travel comes at a price. But…if you spend too much time on the tarmac,...

Don’t Let the Door Hit You…

I can still remember the first time I was asked to do an Exit Interview. I was pretty green, so the thought of speaking to someone who was leaving the company was actually an exciting prospect. Then I conducted the Exit Interview. From that point on, only when ordered...

4 Trade Show Observations…

After 15 years of trade show celibacy [despite my efforts to be critically ill or otherwise occupied,] I helped man a booth at a vendor trade show. While I can’t speak to all industry segments, my background in Human Resources and Organizational Development has...

Little League & The Small Things….

Fridays are great days for humanizing the ol’ blog post. Appropriately qualified, I still won’t bore you with a hokey message about the lessons I learn in Little League each and every season & how they apply to life in general. You know those blogs?...