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I just got back from a 3-day business trip and I’m offering a “hot take” here. It’s pretty simple and I’m talking to you, Bro Namath. Under no circumstance is it ever acceptable to continue a phone conversation into the bathroom. Ever. I encountered at least 3 situations where dudes felt their business was above … More Bro Bathroom Etiquette
Do you remember the first weeks of your new job? The excitement. The anxiety. The feeling of starting fresh. Then somewhere along the way, you lost trust in your employer. Maybe a decision didn’t go your way or maybe you had a disagreement with a boss or co-worker. What I really want to know is … More At What Point Is Trust Broken With Your Employer?
I recently celebrated 5 years of employment at Slalom. Well, it was actually yesterday, and I didn’t spend Mother’s Day celebrating my work anniversary, but you get the point. It has been an amazing 5 years filled with accomplishments and many failures. My employee experience has been solid, and while I spend a lot of … More My Own Employee Experience
I had spent 7 of the last 9 nights in a hotel. Days were packed with learning, decision-making, relationship-building, and a little bit of fun. Nights were filled with lots of good food and a little bit of bad food. While I spent several mornings taking care of myself with some runs, my sleep was … More Take Time For You
Have you ever been in the market for a new pair of running shoes and made the mistake of asking a runner for their opinion? You’re going to get recommendations based on that runner’s personal experience with a certain brand of shoe. The same can be said when building a relationship with someone you haven’t … More Running Shoes and New Relationships
Throughout my many years as an HR guy, I’ve had countless exit interviews. I’ve talked to employees as their leaving one opportunity and embarking on their next adventure. We discuss all the thing they enjoyed and would like to change, and I also ask them when they’re starting their new job. I’m surprised by how … More Take Time Off Before Your New Job