If It Moves, Hit It…

If It Moves, Hit It…

There is nothing quite so humbling as uncertainty. I was reminded of this recently while having a conversation with a friend. His current job responsibilities continue to change, to the point of putting him in a totally unfamiliar role where his experience is minimal...
Keep Your Promises

Keep Your Promises

  “Trophies are rarely awarded during practice.” – John Whitaker This is not a drill, HR. The game is on. Your company is being acquired, and you are needed (even if not asked) to make the transition a success. Time to trice up, mill about...
Anchorman 2 – The Shark Don’t Lie

Anchorman 2 – The Shark Don’t Lie

Will Ferrell is comedic genius, but he’s officially on my poop list. You see, Will Ferrell is guilty of pulling a “Sandler,” i.e., he took a dive, called it a movie, and played us all for fools. It hit me like a bad hangover the morning after...
Simple & Systems are Siblings

Simple & Systems are Siblings

Solving problems for my customers is what I do.  For that matter, it’s what we all do, right?  But how? I’ve found that customers appreciate simple and effective over complex and grandiose.  However, HR gods and goddesses tend to take the perspective and behave...