Leadership Lessons From Nebraska Football

Writer’s note: I have already seen numerous wonderful leadership lessons from the first four games, and I suspect that will continue.  This article will...

How Effective Leaders Deal With “Push Back”

I saw a cartoon recently that hit home. It was a picture of birds sitting on a telephone pole that had several layers. The...

The “D” Word

Sometimes saying that you are disappointed is a very powerful statement. Several years ago, I watched a hospital President speak with employees who messed up....

Tootin’ Your Own Horn

Do you toot your own horn? Maybe you should. We’re taught early in life to not brag or boast about ourselves. And in general, that...

Training Day @Starbucks

Wasn’t there a movie called Training Day? Well, we could make another one today as Starbucks closes 8,000 stores to “train” employees in unconscious...

Inaction – The Consequences

You may have missed this; I almost did. It was just a page 9 article in our local paper. The title was “Weinstein Co....

Sex, Lies And Human Resources

When I first started in HR, no one knew who we were. Heck, we weren’t even HR back then. In 2005, popular business magazine...

A Modern Day Business Fable

Once upon a time, there was a small but beautiful castle, tucked under a mountain outside the city.   The castle had been in the...

The Subtleties Of Gender Bias

In the eighties, I worked on a project that required me to travel with a team to a site where we had to sign...

What Does Leadership Vulnerability Really Mean?

A friend told me a story that…well, I’m not sure if it made me mad or sad. She works for a very large, prestigious...

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A Day In The Life Of A Fibromyalgia Warrior

Today is a good day to blog about this topic. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disease that affects the nerves, soft tissue, ligaments, and...
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