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...
Kicking The Ant Pile

Kicking The Ant Pile

I think most of us would admit that being a control freak is a frustrating (and ultimately losing) proposition. At work, our ability to “control” things is usually more dependent upon the company cruising on auto-pilot, business as usual, allowing us to have some...
A Declaration of Your Independence

A Declaration of Your Independence

Hey Hardballers, this article introduces a special series (and a special person) featuring a revolutionary employee engagement concept called Engaged ProductivityTM. Check out my friend Pam Teagarden at her company website, Authentum.com ~ throughout July, expect...
Don’t Make It A Habit

Don’t Make It A Habit

Had another great life lesson smack me in the face (the best kind) just this week. I need to beware (and be aware) of my habits. Allow me to illustrate – I don’t travel an inordinate amount for business,  maybe 25% of the time. It’s not cumbersome,...
Freak Out!

Freak Out!

I realized something this weekend. I’m becoming a freak. I’m not totally there yet, but with some concerted effort, full-blown freakdom is just around the corner. And it’s awesome. Any of you familiar with the Freakonomics series by Steven Levitt and...