Button it!

Button it!

Never miss a good opportunity to shut up.” – Judge Roy Bean If you don’t know Michael Keaton’s fine performance as Billy Blazowski, do yourself a favor: stop reading, watch Night Shift, and then we can talk. Specifically, look for a scene where “Billy Blaze”...
Old Dog, meet New Trick

Old Dog, meet New Trick

When was the last time you challenged your own routine? Recently, in the midst of a Keynote delivery, I had the opportunity to pose this question to the audience, but added a twist ~ how would you advise someone else to challenge their routine? We do love to give...
The HR Veterinarian and “People” People

The HR Veterinarian and “People” People

Anyone paying attention knows I love telling a story…so why not start Monday with a quickie? A kid (that includes all humans under age 30) asked me about a career in Human Resources because she “loves working with people.” Instead of the usual boring...

You Can’t Coach Stupid…

What a bad couple of months for the University of Florida football program, huh? First, Aaron Hernandez confuses Goodfellas with his life story, and now Riley Cooper’s ridiculous outburst delivers another black eye (no pun intended) to the legacy of Urban...

The Subtle Art of Influence

When I was a kid, my favorite bedtime stories were the ones with a point (even then, I was a real piece of work) – so my inclination was to steer far away from frivolity in lieu of some good ol’ Aesop. Face it, if you want a good metaphor, you need to kick...