Sympathy for the Devil

Sympathy for the Devil

Besides the distinction of being a kick-ass jam, the Rolling Stones classic tune “Sympathy for the Devil” offers an interesting discussion on the duplicity of human nature. We’re a funny bunch of monkeys, my fellow HR professionals… as “good” as we may strive to be,...
Are You Pushing Your Top Talent Away?

Are You Pushing Your Top Talent Away?

You know what’s a difficult thing to do? Leaving a good job is a difficult thing to do. When you’re fortunate enough to work for an employer that treats you fairly, offers competitive compensation, and provides job security, that’s usually the trifecta. Usually....
3 Dangers of Being Nice

3 Dangers of Being Nice

You can’t help it, deep down you’re a good person. You’re good enough, you’re smart enough, and doggone it – people like you. Be careful. Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of situations where “nice” is completely...
Happiness Means Letting Go

Happiness Means Letting Go

“All in.”         “What? You haven’t even looked at your cards!” “Don’t care, man…I’m tired, need to go home…all in.” This is not an atypical midnight conversation at Duffy’s Double Down Emporium...