The weather has been absolutely miserable in the Chicagoland area. We have had rain and temperatures in the 30’s all weekend. While I braved the elements for my long run, yesterday, I just couldn’t do it, this morning. I was up at 6:15am and just couldn’t muster up one more soggy run. So I decided … More Cheesecake Pancakes
Have you ever started a conversation with a person who has been negligent undoing their job by saying, “I’m sorry, but…”? Are you constantly apologizing to leaders for suggesting that they actually do what they are responsible for? As HR professionals, we have a job to do just like Marketing, Finance, or Sales. While parts … More Stop Apologizing For These 9 Things
I was totally unprepared to make pancakes, this morning. As a matter of fact, I was just planning on making some basic buttermilk and calling it a day. After a chilly, but sunny ten-mile run, (yes, my brag is humble) I realized I didn’t have any eggs to even pull off Huddy’s Hotcakes. So in … More Swedish Pancakes
About 4 weeks ago, I wrote about the exercise I went through called an “Energy Audit.” The goal was to find out where I was spending my time and try to figure out what was getting in the way of me getting stuff done. Part of that exercise involved deactivating my Twitter account for thirty … More Energy Audit – Revisited
I love running. It’s one of the only sports I can do as a mid-40s guy without getting injured. But as much as I love running, I equally despise running on the treadmill. So much so that I set a goal not to step foot on one in 2018. I prefer to run outdoors and … More Is Your Job a Treadmill or Outdoor Run?
I woke up, this morning, to a snowy surprise. I had planned for a nice outdoor 5-mike run, but Mother Nature had other plans. She’s been funny in the early spring. From Minneapolis to Indianapolis, the Midwest has been experiencing more April snow showers than rain showers. Given the probable icy conditions, I headed to … More HR is Everywhere
I set a goal to run 1250 miles in 2018. Seemed simple to me. Just increase my 2017 weekly average by 2 miles and I’ll be fine. My body was ready for it and I was ready to jump right into the year. Through the first quarter, I am 21 miles off pace. And I’m … More 2018 1st Quarter Goal Update