Perfect Document, Imperfect Men

Perfect Document, Imperfect Men

We, The (quite flawed) People have some pretty amazing goals to strive for. The bar was set high when our Founders crafted the Declaration of Independence, to boot: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by...
The Sh*t Storm Trifecta

The Sh*t Storm Trifecta

So here we all are, this is really happening. A pandemic response of historic significance, social unrest like we haven’t seen since the 1960’s, and it’s less than six months until we have an election that promises to provide an explosive outcome – no...
Seismic Shifts in Human Resources

Seismic Shifts in Human Resources

We’ve all probably said some version of “our kids/grandkids will be talking about this in History class one day,” which, in my house is met with a response of “OK Boomer.” Nevertheless…Consider that statement; First, I don’t care how “Boomer” it sounds (and, for the...
The Pretender, Part II

The Pretender, Part II

For those of you who read Part 1 of this series, here’s hoping you’ve forgiven me for taking subtle shots at Dirty Dancing, mullets, and Democrats. But in my own defense, I’m an equal opportunity antagonist, so you can be sure to see future digs at...
The Pretender, Part 1

The Pretender, Part 1

If you get things that you desire, there may be unforeseen and unpleasant consequences. Another way to say that, “Be careful what you wish for,” but Google reminded me that’s also the name of a cheesy Nick Jonas flick (redundant, I know.) Whatevs, the spirit of...

The Candidate Cocktail

Next week (June 10-12, Denver) I am honored to deliver a keynote at the HCI event for “Strategic Talent Acquisition.” The title for my presentation? “The Candidate Cocktail, How Sweet It Is.” I’ve got a theory, and it’s a pretty...

Women, Hear Me Roar!

Human Resources provides one of the handful of opportunities for a man to work in a corporate profession dominated by women. As such, I’ve had the opportunity to work with (and for) a multitude of women over my 20 years in the HR arena. By and large the experience has...