If you didn’t know, I completed a triathlon, yesterday. As I mentioned earlier, this was not a desire to want to add to more to my current exercise regimen. It was just an opportunity to try to do something I haven’t done before. A chance to get out of the comfort zone and I accomplished … More Strengths and Weaknesses and Triathlons
This Sunday, I will attempt my first triathlon. To say this is a “bucket list” item is not really true, but it is something I’ve been curious about for some time. The biggest fear holding me back has been the first leg of a triathlon: the swim. Open-water swimming, to be specific. Swimming in a … More Triathlon on a Budget
We dropped my oldest daughter off at a YMCA overnight camp for the week, this past Sunday. This is the second year she attended and, this time around, my anxiety levels are a little lower and I'm getting a little more sleep than last year. Not by much, but it's better. Even writing this post … More Summer Camp and the Workplace
Everyone is freaking out about Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini and her recent interview with the New York Times. The article covers many things about her upbringing, her love of sports, and some of her interviewing tactics. She claims to text candidates on the weekends to test their response time. With this one little sound … More Transparency and the CEO
“Your flight has been canceled.” That text alert greeted me as I came down to the kitchen to grab my phone and jump into the cab awaiting me at 5:45am, this morning. Monday’s, or any days for that matter, have a way of throwing you some curve balls. I was scheduled to be in St. … More Monday Mix-ups
I had every intention of running, this morning. It’s Thursday and it’s part of my run schedule. Alarm was set and everything ready to go. About 30 minutes before my alarm went off, a long rumbling roar of thunder shook the house. That was followed by a frightened dog panting and pacing in our room. … More Rainout at Work
There are a lot of frustrated HR professionals. Many are fed up with the behaviors of leaders. Others ready to throw all the compliance and administrative work out the window. There’s a lot of stress in dealing with other people’s baggage while trying to manage their own personal struggles. It’s enough to want throw in … More What Would I Do If I Quit HR?