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...
Back Into The Frying Pan

Back Into The Frying Pan

For the last handful of years, I’ve been a free-range chicken, roaming from roost to roost spreading good cheer and occasional wisdom. The life of a consultant is one that doesn’t suit everyone, but for me it felt like a worn-in Birkenstock. Unfortunately,...
Force = Mass x Acceleration (+HR)

Force = Mass x Acceleration (+HR)

“F = M x A (+HR)” is the fourth in a 10-part series outlining the concepts included in “The Physics of HR; Mastering the Laws of Motion,” the Whitaker joint set to publish in mid-2016. “My job is to make people move.” That’s...
HR – A Force To Be Reckoned With

HR – A Force To Be Reckoned With

“The Force of Human Resources” is the third in a 10-part series outlining the concepts included in “The Physics of HR; Mastering the Laws of Motion,” the Whitaker joint set to publish in mid-2016. You probably guessed we would arrive here. In...
The Feeling is Mutual

The Feeling is Mutual

“The Feeling is Mutual” is the second in a 10-part series outlining the concepts included in “The Physics of HR; Mastering the Laws of Motion,” the Whitaker joint set to publish in mid-2016. The first installment, “We Make People...
My Job? I MOVE People

My Job? I MOVE People

“We Make People Move” is the first in a 10-part series outlining the concepts included in “The Physics of HR; Mastering the Laws of Motion,” the Whitaker joint set to publish in mid-2016. We make people move. That’s the answer. The question?...